NATO Amassing Hostile Forces on Russia Borders not Seen Since the Invasion in 1941*
Russia has not seen such a major military build-up close to its borders since 1941 when the Third Reich sent the Wehrmacht to conquer the Soviet Union, Professor Stephen F. Cohen said in his recent interview on The John Batchelor Show, referring to NATO’s increasingly assertive strategy in Eastern Europe and the Baltics.
“We have been watching for nearly a month a steady build-up of American and NATO forces along near Russia’s borders – on land, on sea and in the air,” he said.
“There has been nothing like this on Russia’s borders, such an amassing of hostile military force, since the German invasion of the Soviet Union in 1941.”
Russia has been concerned with NATO’s overall strategy and its recent moves particularly. Last week the U.S. completed its first land-based component of the Aegis missile shield at an air base near Deveselu, Romania. A day later, the alliance held a…
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