Nato is organising the “biggest reinforcement of its collective defence since the end of the Cold War”
IBTimes: Nato prepares to increase ground force substantially amid growing tensions with Russia
'Biggest reinforcement of our collective defence" since the end of the Cold War says Nato.
Nato is preparing for its "biggest reinforcement" of its collective defence since the end of the Cold War amid growing tensions with Russia. The alliance's secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, said that hundreds of thousands of troops will be put on a higher state of alert.
Nato commanders are also preparing a substantial land force to deter growing Russian aggression.
The Times said that although Stoltenberg did not provide exact figures, Sir Adam Thomson, the UK's outgoing permanent representative to Nato, said that he believed the target is to hasten the response time of up to 300,000 military personnel to about two months.
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Update #1: Huge Nato land army to meet Russian aggression (The Times)
Update #2: Nato puts 300,000 troops on ‘HIGH ALERT’ amid fears of all out confrontation with Russia (Express)
WNU Editor: The new Cold War has just gotten colder.