Macron’s First Big Test Comes From His Own Military

As featured in Bloomberg



His resignation over a point of budgetary principle is rare for any Western military. “The only parallel I can think of was here in the U.K., when the government announced its decision to cancel our aircraft carrier program in 1966, and the chief of naval staff, Admiral Sir David Luce resigned,” said Malcolm Chalmers, deputy director general of the Royal United Services Institute, a London think tank.