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Thursday June 22 2023
12:30 hrs

Ireland’s Neutrality Under Attack!

category national | anti-war / imperialism | event notice author Tuesday June 20, 2023 12:52author by Joe Terry Report this post to the editors

Observations and a suggestion regarding the recent Defence Forces Commission report.

With the upcoming consultative forums appertaining Ireland’s neutrality about to begin at University College Cork, I make the following observations and a suggestion regarding the recent Defence Forces Commission report. From the outset, the composition of the commission was flawed. Of the fifteen commission members, two-thirds were pro-EU ex-military men and officials favouring expanding military spending; people who benefit from enhanced career opportunities have vested interests in remunerations, promotions, salaries, pensions and medals resulting from an enlarged military budget allocation. The list of members did not represent the citizens of Ireland in a balanced way. Foreign agents should have no place on neutral Ireland’s Defence Forces Commission, Haakon Bruun-Hanssen, a Norwegian, Anja Dalgaard-Nielsen, a Dane and Esa Pulkkinen, a Finn. Was the setting up of the commission and inviting public submissions a covert exercise designed to rubber-stamp the Government’s pro-EU/Pesco/UN/NATO militarisation expansion agenda?
The tax-payers funded deliberations and conclusion report should be declared null and void and thrown into the trash bin.

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Pro Neutrality Rally at the main Entrance to University College Cork at 12.30 pm on Thursday 22nd June 2023.

author by Tpublication date Mon Jun 26, 2023 21:37author address author phone Report this post to the editors

Was the setting up of the commission and inviting public submissions a covert exercise designed to rubber-stamp the Government’s pro-EU/Pesco/UN/NATO militarisation expansion agenda?

Most certainly Yes

 
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