Ireland was never neutral, but it should be

In December 2017, after a three-hour Dáil debate and almost no media coverage, the Irish government voted to join PESCO, or Permanent Structured Cooperation, a European Union framework introduced by the Lisbon Treaty, which aims to "deepen defence cooperation amongst EU Member States". Ireland's military expenditure falls somewhere around 0.3% of GDP. Last year, that… Continue reading Ireland was never neutral, but it should be