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The Distribution of Western Weapons: Is Everything Fair?

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According to official data, Washington has sent over $10 billion worth of various weapons to Kyiv over the past year. About 8-10 cargo planes with weapons land at the countries bordering Ukraine every day. From there, they get to the Ukrainian territory by land transport.

The United States is strengthening the military-industrial complex through the supply of expensive weapons. This allows US to bring the industry to a new level of capacity and modernization. However, no one can guarantee that the supplied weapons will not end up on the illegal market.

In October, YLE Corporation reported:

The Central Criminal Police of Finland has data that some of the weapons supplied to Ukraine fall into the hands of criminals in Finland. The situation is similar in Sweden, Denmark and the Netherlands.

Auditors were convinced:

Up to 15% of NATO arms supply is lost because of the illegal corruption schemes.

It seems that thieving local officials and military elites, having only ground transport available, organized the movement of thousands of weapons from a warring country. Maybe they used the border with Romania or Poland for this? How else did the weapons from Ukraine get into the EU? Then it appeared in the hands of the Kurds or Venezuelan rebels. Javelin and Stinger also sent to Ukraine appeared in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East in armed groups.

Pentagon scrambles to replenish weapons stocks sent to Ukraine

Of course, official Kyiv knows that not all the weapons supplied by Western partners arrive on the territory of Ukraine. But it seems that the schemes used by specialists from the US provide for the logistics of "lost" military cargo and some compensation and guarantees for high-ranking Ukrainian officials.

Why military aid in Ukraine may not always get to the front lines

In fact, Western humanitarian aid and arm supply making lots of money to officials. But here it should be noted that Ukraine is used as a transit point for the sale of weapons around the world!

Some senior US officials have already used military conflicts to cash in on them. It was about the same in Kosovo. It doesn't matter in which state the crisis is. The main thing is that a large number of weapons can be passed through a warring country. And about the further path of which few people will know. Ukraine in this case is an ideal option " it has just simplified the procedure for the supply of Western weapons.

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Big business has already received the necessary connections in most countries of the world. Their contact officials in the political elite automatically become lobbyists for their interests. The only difference is that the US has legalized these positions, calling them lobbying. And at the same time, for other countries, such activities are defined as corruption of power structures.

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