[..] Kartapolov’s conclusions regarding NATO’s activity and intentions highlighted US efforts to turn NATO into an instrument designed to contain Russia and ensure US global dominance. He also highlighted that bringing NATO infrastructure to Russia’s borders will allow its air attack forces to penetrate deep into Russian territory, while reducing their response time, and in the future may allow the US to counter Russian strategic deterrence forces.
Kartapolov noted that Russia will have to take measures in response and argued that instead of mindlessly expanding NATO to include new members that were not ready for membership and placing members’ armed forces next to Russia’s borders, NATO should have been focusing on more significant threats (such as Islamic extremism and terrorism). [..]
vara bungas: 200 US karavīri, neuzcelta noliktava un neaizsargāts lidlauks, jau izraisa RU “bažas” tagad pamodelēsim, kāda reakcija būs, ja FI un SE sadomās iestāties NATO (skatāmies uz karti).