31 Mar '14, 5pm

What does this Air Force professor say on #Putin #crimea #ukraine #russia #nukes and #NATO?

What does this Air Force professor say on #Putin #crimea #ukraine #russia #nukes and #NATO?

If President Obama ever had a rationale for moving away from his personal belief in nuclear disarmament, Vladimir Putin has provided one in Crimea . Russia’s annexation is a game-changer that will likely change the strategic dynamic in Europe in ways that neither Putin nor Obama fully understands. If deterrence equals capability plus will, then the nuclear disarmament crowd is concurrently undermining both at a time as Putin gauges President Obama’s reactions and wonders just how much he can take before the US and the West respond with more than sanctions on Russian plutocrats. What European Allies May Want NATO member states on the alliance’s eastern periphery will undoubtedly see an imminent threat to their own independence and expect greater commitments from NATO. Poland, for example, may seek faster deployment of Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) batteries on their soil. And R...

Full article: http://breakingdefense.com/2014/03/improve-nuclear-weapon...

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janes.com 28 Mar '14, 9am

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defense.gov 27 Mar '14, 7pm

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defensenews.com 23 Mar '14, 5pm

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defense.gov 19 Mar '14, 8pm

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defensenews.com 23 Mar '14, 8pm

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Biden to Russia: U.S. will defend allies

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airforcetimes.com 19 Mar '14, 1pm

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