Wednesday, April 06, 2005

Color-Coded Coups are an Arms Bonanza

Justin Raimondo - "Democracy," my a**. It's all about Ukraine upgrading its weapons systems to meet NATO standards: and to do that they'll have to do business with American weapons manufacturers, who will be more than happy to help.

"As Congress and this administration shower the Ukrainians with "foreign aid," that money will come back to the States in the form of payment for revamped and modernized weaponry.

There's a good reason why Bruce Jackson was one of the most energetic Western cheerleaders for the "Orange Revolution." This is a bonanza for the arms industry, with which Jackson has been intimately connected as an employee and public relations shill: he was planning and strategy vice president at Lockheed Martin until 2002, in charge of scaring up new business.


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