Can Europe Fill the Void in U.S. Military Leadership?

In the Winter 2014 issue of the Foreign Policy Research Institute's journal Orbis, founder of the AHS Georgetown Chapter Gabriel M. Scheinmann warns us why allies are incapable of replacing American military leadership:

"Even if Europe somehow solved its capabilities deficit and overcame its fundamentals problem, European states lack the political will necessary to pool their resources and integrate their forces to act collectively and independently from the United States."