Source: 21st Century Wire
Washington Neoconservatives and military contractors were dealt a hard blow to their NATO expansion ambitions yesterday as Czech leaders announced they do not want to host foreign NATO troops on their home soil.
Martin Stropnicky, Defense Minister for the Czech Republic whose country joined NATO along with Poland and Hungary in 1999, told Reuters, “We know well how any permanent stationing (of troops) is still a problem. I belong to the generation that experienced the 80,000 Soviet troops based here during the period of (post-1968) ‘normalization’ and it is still a bit of a psychological problem”.
NATO’s head spokesman, U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, has been aggressively talking up a military expansion eastward and military confrontation with Russia ever since a Washington DC-backed military coup seized power in the Kiev at the end of February.
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