EUCOM Commander Calls For Larger “Enduring Armored” Force To Deter Russia | Zero Hedge

“And secondly, within their doctrine, they have made the statement openly again that they see a use for nuclear tactical capabilities within what we would consider a conventional conflict, which is very alarming.”

Scaparrotti said the “real trigger” was Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. “The occupation of Ukraine, for instance, was an act that clearly set out that we have Russia as a competitor that is willing and did break international law,” he said. “And I think what you see in their activities today often is pushing whenever they can against the international norms. They still occupy Ukraine and Georgia with troops without invitation.”

Source: EUCOM Commander Calls For Larger “Enduring Armored” Force To Deter Russia | Zero Hedge

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