Unformatted text preview: one another. This article reveals a couple different reasons why this story ties in to European politics. With these nations sharing military equipment and personnel, it will make it easier to coordinate a common army for the European Union, which is a major goal that France and Britain are trying to achieve. This is a major area that needs to be addressed before the EU can try to become a federal union, and this greatly puts this issue on the table. This also shows that unless something changes the European Union is becoming very pricy for the large member states and that major budget cutting policies are needing to be enacted to try to stabilize the spending that comes with having a common currency with other nations....
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- Spring '11
- European Union, Major budget cuts, budget cutting policies, Financial Times Online