ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — It’s the Borrell Doctrine: The EU must be “less angelic” and supply lethal weapons to African allies if there is any hope of defeating terrorists.
On his first visit to Africa as the EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrell articulated a robust approach to confronting violent threats. He advocates that the EU abandon its largely pacifist diplomatic posture in favor of recognizing that a fist can only be answered with a fist, and that self-defense is unavoidable on the path to peace.
Borrell, a former foreign minister of Spain, is hoping to implement this new doctrine …read more
Source:: European Voice