The Real Reason NATO Was Expanded—To Sell Weapons To The Ex-Warsaw Pact

With tensions and fighting heating up along the front line of contact in the separatist Donbas region of Eastern Ukraine, and now as the US has issued fresh estimates saying it believes Russia has up to 190,000 troops mustered across the border, US allies in Eastern Europe and American defense contractors are naturally busy milking the situation – with new contracts and weapons flying out the proverbial door.