In three reports the Campagne tegen Wapenhandel contributes to the discussion on a European Consitution which will be voted on by referendum in the Netherlands on Juni 1 2005.
The Consitution gives explicit support for futher militarisation of the European Union and is therefor undesirable. Not because we are against Europe, but because we want another kind of Europe.
A Europe that can say ‘no’
(Praful Bidwai – Frontline, Volume 22 – Issue 12, 4 – 17 June 2005)
The current referenda on the European Union’s Constitution will decide whether Europe goes the American way, or develops a capacity for resisting neoliberalism and militarism.
US Defence industry concerned by possible French No
(Filipe Rufino – EUobserver, 27 May 2005)
A possible French “no” to the European Constitution referendum is causing some US defence industry chiefs concern.