This infographic shows the number of military aircraft in NATO in 2023, by country
This infographic shows the number of main battle tanks in NATO in 2023, by country.
In the final days of the World War II in Europe, the German command pursued a deliberate policy of successive partial capitulations in the West to bring as many as possible of the eastern military formations westwards and surrender them intact to the British and Americans. It was General Eisenhower how dashed German hopes for a separate peace with the West and facilitated the signing of the final instrument of surrender at the seat of government from where the German aggression sprang: Berlin, captured by the Red Army.
This infographic shows NATO countries’ manpower, including active, reserve, and paramilitary (in thousands people).
The historic – and unacceptable – deployment of U.S. nuclear weapons in several European NATO states as well as the recent announcement by Britain of supplying depleted uranium weapons to Ukraine is the prologue to Russia’s decision to place tactical nukes in Belarus.
The United States is indisputable leader in defense spending both in absolute figures and per capita. However, on the latter count the gap is not so dramatic with some Nordic countries demonstrating impressive propensity for making their citizens pay for war.
Defense expenditures of ALL NATO countries pale in comparison with those of the United States. Little wonder NATO “allies” are better described as America’s client states.
“The NATO expanders are telling us that Russia’s actions inside its unchanged borders are exactly why we had to expand NATO’s borders. Russia’s reaction to NATO’s expansion enlargement justifies NATO’s enlargement expansion.” – Patrick Armstrong
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