By Victor Davis Hanson // National Review Online
While in London last week, President Obama waded into the upcoming British referendum about whether the United Kingdom should stay in the European Union.
Controversy followed his lecture about the future of the Anglo-American relationship should Britain depart the EU. Obama also implied that without an EU, the United States might again be dragged into European squabbling, as it had been in the prior world wars.
Americans might take this occasion to reflect on Britain’s role in World War II.
Before the war, the League of Nations had done nothing to deter the future Axis powers from invading or annexing Albania, Austria, China, Czechoslovakia, and Ethiopia.
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