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Should the EU have its own army?
An EU army could negatively affect member states sovereignty to make independent foreign policy.
Any attempt to deploy the EU Army outside Europe could entangle member states in ill-advised or unwinnable foreign conflicts.
Inclusion in a European Army could undermine the neutrality of member states such as Ireland, Sweden, Finland and Austria.
It is better when member states have consistent foreign policies, as contradictory foreign policies lead to chaos. It is worth undermining sovereignty to achieve this.
Any agreements made at the supra-national level could be opted out of if member states disagree.