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Unformatted text preview: This article is extremely significant, it shows a lot of tension between the major European military powers and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, which is where almost all of the military action Europe is involved in happens through. This is important because it shows the increased need for the European Union to fully create a common defense force that can be deployed when Europe thinks its interests are at stake. This article makes it seem that NATO and European interests are not coinciding and that is frustrating Europe, so in the future these disagreements will continue and a common defense for the European Union will come about....
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- Spring '11