“We need more Europe, not less.” So exclaimed Angela Merkel recently when elaborating on how tighter integration of the EU's banking could prevent future financial crises. She just as easily could have been talking about defense. On the surface, it would appear the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and others have been making strong headway toward such cooperation in recent years. The 2007 Lisbon Treaty calls for the development of a common defense strategy. That was followed in 2010 ...

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