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Gates Calls European Mood a Danger to Peace

Posted by seumasach on February 24, 2010

Tension within the western alliance between the anglosphere and europe is becoming a dominant theme of 2010. We have an ongoing campaign to destabilise the Euro to the benefit of the dollar and ever greater attempts to wip the europeans into backing wars against the rest of the world. The unintended consequence of Anglo-American bullying may be to finally arouse Europe from its prolonged slumber and to assert itself as an independent force in the world.

NYT

23rd February, 2010

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates, who has long called European contributions to NATO inadequate, said Tuesday that public and political opposition to the military had grown so great in Europe that it was directly affecting operations in Afghanistan and impeding the alliance’s broader security goals.

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