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UK Defence Force General discussion

Discussion in 'Geostrategic Issues' started by t68, Jan 10, 2019 at 10:59 PM.

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  1. t68

    t68 Well-Known Member

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    I always thought defence was the the best tool to negotiate a decent trade relationship with the EU after Brexit. Apparently May was incapable of figuring this out and caved in to the EU. Simple approach, no trade deal, no defence relationship and maybe no continued NATO membership. With questionable NATO support from the US, the EU might have to look after themselves. At that point, a favourable deal for the UK looks like a better option for the EU
     
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    ngatimozart Super Moderator Staff Member Verified Defense Pro

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    Sir Humphrey explains it quite eloquently.

     
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    As an outsider looking in the U.K. is scheduled to leave the EU on the 29 of March 2019. That just leaves a hard BREXIT. What's in the U.K. favour is they've still got the £pound so a recession on the €uro won't hit the U.K. as hard as it will hit Europe.

    This idea of a hard BREXIT is a wives tale IMO. Britain has already turned its manufacturing into an industrial wast land, that's fundamentally what kicked off the leave campaign in the first place so they've already done there hard BREXIT.

    At least when there's a hard BREXIT the £pound will fall again and that will give UK manufacturing and business the badly needed boost it needs which relative to EU problems is a minor issue.
     
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