Monday, April 29, 2019

NATO And The U.S. Prepare For Any Russian Aggression Off The Coast Of Norway

Trident Juncture 2018 will take place on land, sea, and in the air over the Baltic and Norwegian seas as well as Norway, Sweden, and Finland. Norwegian armed forces

CBS/60 Minutes: How NATO and the U.S. are preparing for any Russian aggression off the coast of Norway

David Martin reports from north of the Arctic Circle, where, for the first time in decades, the United States has sent a carrier strike group to participate in war games.

NATO, which just marked its 70th anniversary, is widely considered the gold standard of military alliances, binding countries on both sides of the Atlantic in common cause against Russian aggression. But President Trump complains that other members of the alliance don't pay their fair share of what it costs to defend Europe against the intimidation tactics of Vladimir Putin. The president has told aides he doesn't see the point of the alliance and has even mentioned withdrawing from NATO. Despite those misgivings, the U.S. and its NATO allies have been steadily increasing the frequency and size of their military exercises. Last fall, NATO held the largest one yet in Norway, one of the countries President Trump has singled out for failing to spend enough on defense. You might not think of Norway, which has a tiny military, as a vital NATO ally, but we found a country that is on the front lines with Russia and serves as NATO's eyes and ears in the High North.

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WNU Editor: In the event of war Russia will focus their energies on the eastern front, and preparing the use of their nuclear arsenal. Norway will just be an after-thought.

3 comments:

Joe blowes said...

You're all fools with weapons

Joe blowes said...

Why don't you look inside your own body and tell me not the kingdom of heaven is with in you

Joe blowes said...

War is totally madness