Polish Missile-Defense as Protection Racket

Should the reports of a relocation of European-based missile defense prove true, expect to hear a lot more along the lines of this coming out of Eastern Europe, from the NY Times article: “It is clear that Eastern Europe is out of the epicenter of thisAmerican administration,” said Piotr Paszkowski, a spokesman forPoland’s foreign minister. Just keep in mind that driving the aggrieved laments, of course, is not so much a profound sense of abandonment or betrayal, but rather profound concerns over money. Poland is in the midst of a major and sorely needed defense modernization, reflecting its increasing ambitions […]

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