This is BIG since the EU can now have a joint military budget, a common doctrine to act, and can have independence of the United States. This force will be a substantial demonstration of European will. https://www.rt.com/news/409724-eu-army-agreement-signed/ Some key developments: Another article: https://qz.com/1127984/eu-army-bloc...itary-integration-to-shake-off-us-dependence/ I think that this is going to further militarize the region (duh), but the rise of the EU Army is a response to the migration crisis and Trump saying that Europe doesn't invest much in NATO. I'm interested in how the US and the UK will react to this. Is this a sign of a major war (internal and possibly external to the EU) over the horizon?