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RT: James Bond delusion: Britain’s military power an illusion made from myth, says scholar
Britain ignores its dependence on stronger allies and the dilapidated state of its “clapped out” armed forces in favor of a deluded 007 self-image, which came to the fore during the Brexit referendum, according to a leading scholar.
Writing for the Democratic Audit UK website on Tuesday, University of Warwick academic Dr. Mike Finn gave a savage critique of the James Bond self-delusion which helped fuel the EU referendum ‘Leave’ campaign.
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WNU Editor: This should not be the case. Britain's defense spending is the fourth largest in the world, but when I read stories like this one .... Navy to lose 'invaluable' only repair ship in cost-cutting (Telegraph), you have to wonder what are they spending their money on.