The decision to install a high-tech radar system in eastern Latvia is a fine example of what nonsense can occur when politicians and generals get together over taxpayers' money in the name of the public trust. Latvia needs a 13 million euro, three-dimensional radar system as much as it does professors of phrenology. The country's existing system works fine for its needs. Instead of appeasing the United States with purchases of extravagant military hardware, the leadership of Latvia would be better spending money where it will provide added value to the economy. The decision to buy the TPS-1...
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