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  • NATO-Russia Confrontation Moving Towards Hair-Trigger Conditions! 
    As of the night of April 15th, NATO still has not announced what measures NATO Commander Gen. Philip Breedlove has proposed for “reassuring” NATO’s eastern European members. There are, nonetheless, further moves towards confrontation over Ukraine. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen came out of a meeting with EU defense ministers, yesterday morning, calling for a de facto merger of NATO and the EU, saying that the Ukraine crisis shows the need for greater cooperation between the organizations.

    “We need to train and exercise more together, for instance, the NATO Response Force and the EU Battlegroups, so that we stand ready for whatever the future may bring,” he said.

    Meanwhile, the situation on the ground, in the air, and on the waters surrounding the region grows hotter. The Pentagon took great exception to the buzzing of the USS Donald…

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