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    NATO is a redundant and defective body of the West, which one day will fall off, hopefully without harmful consequences to anyone involved, RIA Novosti correspondent from Estonia Mikhail Sheinkman said.

    Defective Eurofighters Describe NATO’s True Feelings Toward Baltics

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    NATO is a redundant and defective body of the West, which one day will fall off, hopefully without harmful consequences to anyone involved, RIA Novosti correspondent from Estonia Mikhail Sheinkman said.

    Sheinkman compares NATO with the external fuel tank of a Typhoon Eurofighter jet that last week fell off while the plane was trying to take off on a runway in Estonia.

    The incident forced the country's air force to stop all Eurofighters from flying unless their defective external fuel tanks were removed, according to Defense World.

    That is a problem for Estonia because without the external fuel tank Eurofighters won't be able to fly over the Baltic Sea.

    Germany, by the way, has cancelled a large-scale purchase program of Typhoons. The German Air Force currently has only 109, but according to local media only 42 were ready to fly last October due to the lack of spare parts. Nobody knows whether Eurofighters that Germany delivered to Estonia were among the 42 fighter jets that were ready to fly.

    All the fuss about protecting the Baltic States from alleged Russian "aggression" is a well-played move by some NATO members. The United States, Britain and Germany all understand that there isn't a threat of any "invasion," and use the Baltic States as a site to send their old military equipment.

    The leaders of the Baltics won't complain even if Western military equipment is past its best, as shown by Germany's Typhoon fighter jet, which managed to lose its external fuel tank on a runway in Estonia.

    Moreover, both London and Paris understand that by providing "protection" they could then possibly send refugees to the Baltics. The locals of course will be against it, but no refugees would mean no protection.

    And thus, NATO, similar to the external fuel tank of a Eurofighter, is a useless, redundant, obsolete and defective body of Western policies. Just like the fuel tank, NATO will one day fall apart and cause more harm than good, Sheinkman concluded.

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