BERLIN — The commander of the US army in Europe has accused Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, of seeking to destroy Nato, and accused Russia of having 12,000 troops inside eastern Ukraine.
Speaking to military and political leaders in Berlin, Lt-Gen. Frederick “Ben” Hodges said Russia could seek to use the sort of “hybrid warfare” seen in eastern Ukraine against a Nato member to test the alliance. “I am sure Putin wants to destroy our alliance, not by attacking it but by splintering it,” he said.
He warned that Mr. Putin could try to destabilize a Nato member by using a rebel …read more
Source: National Post