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Govt. cuts leave UK vulnerable to war
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PM David Cameron's introduced spending cuts have now affected the UK's defence.
Tue Sep 18, 2012 6:24PM
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The British government’s spending cuts, introduced by Prime Minister David Cameron have now affected the country’s defence, leaving the UK vulnerable to an attack.


Cameron’s position is being compared with previous UK Prime Ministers Stanley Baldwin and Neville Chamberlain, as their reputations were damaged due to failure of protecting the UK from Adolf Hitler, the UK National Defence Association reported.

A former commander also warned that the cuts could drag Britain into a second war in the Falklands because Argentina will see the UK as weak.

Andrew Lambert, an Air Commodore warned the UK would have to fight more conflicts in the years to come because its strong, deterrent image on the world stage will drop.

Cameron is being pressured into reversing plans to cut the defence budget by 7.5 percent to £33.5bn. This would lead to the loss of 30,000 Armed Forces jobs and leave Britain without an operational aircraft carrier for most of this decade.

Army numbers itself will be reduced to just 82,000, being their lowest since the Napoleonic Wars.

The United Kingdom National Defence Association warned in a report that “they will never be forgiven if they fail the nation over matters of defence” no matter how well politicians succeed in areas like financial recovery.

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