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... can get basing rights in France, and the RN goes ahead with decommissioning one of the two existing aircraft carriers on schedule, and the Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales are delivered late, sometime after 2012, Spain will hope to achieve local air superiority and wham.

OK, that makes sense. Might be inconvenient to do that to a fellow EU member ... what if the UK charts a course to remain in the EU to undermine the plot?

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Tue Oct 14th, 2008 at 07:42:10 PM EST
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