Back Door Diplomacy for Arms Sales
A well-connected German company acts as middle-man between Washington and countries wanting to import American equipment. [...]
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is a North American and European defensive alliance of 28 countries. NATO members are supposed to spend 2% of their GDP on defence. NATO’s budget accounts for 70% of the world’s military expenditure, the majority of which comes from the United States.
Looking ceaselessly for new missions since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is seeking to involve itself in securing energy supplies. The initiative has won applause from neo-conservative circles in the United States but also [. [...]