The US and Europe, Partnership or Allegiance?
For John Bolton, an independent EU army is a stab "in the heart of Nato". He warns Europe that its push for "strategic autonomy" could lead to the withdrawal of US troops, leaving Europe defenceless against hostile powers. Donald Trump's former national security adviser and self-confessed "hawk" might be right about certain things. And yet, many of his arguments point directly to the past, which has contributed to the west's crisis of purpose