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Carter: Washington adjusts its military presence in Europe

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America, due to disagreements with Russia, is adjusting the size of its forces in Europe, but has no plans to return to the level of the Cold War, Pentagon chief Ashton Carter said at a meeting in Pearl Harbor (Hickam Air Force Base).




“We are making some adjustments (of forces) in Europe, recognizing that Russia is choosing the wrong course, which we had hoped for, it will choose ... But we will not recreate what was during the Cold War regarding our (military) capabilities in Europe, this is not the scenario for the actions the Russians are taking, ”the minister said. RIA News.

Carter again accused the Russian Federation of "hybrid wars" and the use of "green men" in the Crimea and Ukraine.

“In this regard, Washington must use a new kind of opportunity,” he said. “This is a new kind of opportunity, the Europeans and NATO have asked for it, and we will provide them.”
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  1. AlexTires
    AlexTires 7 November 2015 12: 32
    17
    Everything as usual! The United States has no other option but to accuse Russia of interfering in the Ukrainian conflict, since the gentlemen from Washington will never admit that the crisis on the territory of Independence is their business, and Russia is going the way it chose. There is no turning back! Let Carter calculate how many bases around the world the States have, and how many wars have been unleashed over the past 20 years. And to the "new opportunities" of the Pentagon, there will be a new unpredictable response from Russia, because everyone should sit in his own house and not go into other people's gardens!
    1. sever.56
      sever.56 7 November 2015 12: 36
      17
      It is symbolic that he made this statement in Pearl Harbor, where the states suffered severe damage from the Japanese air raid ...
      1. AlexTires
        AlexTires 7 November 2015 12: 44
        +3
        Well, they love symbolism ... On a mental level ...
      2. Vitaly Anisimov
        Vitaly Anisimov 7 November 2015 12: 44
        18
        Carter again accused the Russian Federation of "hybrid wars" and the use of "green men" in the Crimea and Ukraine.

        We have our own scores with such ones .. And you Yankees got into this showdown in vain .... We all remember and remember! Answer for Ukraine again, definitely! Wait for the bastards ...
        1. AdekvatNICK
          AdekvatNICK 7 November 2015 12: 50
          23 th
          Misha. Are you back with your loud urapatriotic slogans?
          1. Vitaly Anisimov
            Vitaly Anisimov 7 November 2015 13: 19
            +8
            Quote: AdekvatNICK
            Misha. Are you back with your loud urapatriotic slogans?

            But shaw still do not like ..? bully Or are you against it? I am not for you, but for youth! hi
            1. AdekvatNICK
              AdekvatNICK 7 November 2015 13: 23
              22 th
              judging by the minuses youth in ecstasy.
              1. Starik72
                Starik72 7 November 2015 18: 02
                +3
                Pravdorub. I put you minus, although not young, 74 on the nose!
                1. AdekvatNICK
                  AdekvatNICK 10 November 2015 11: 31
                  0
                  not long left
            2. Loner_53
              Loner_53 7 November 2015 13: 40
              -7
              Quote: MIKHAN
              But shaw still do not like ..? Or are you against it? I am not for you, but for youth!

              Vitaly, keep it up !!!!
              1. AdekvatNICK
                AdekvatNICK 7 November 2015 13: 43
                -9
                Keep it up, yes, more stubborn comments, more pluses to cut down. Plus marshal chases and more so that with lamps to the knees.
              2. Vladimir Pozlnyakov
                Vladimir Pozlnyakov 7 November 2015 21: 20
                0
                Well yes! I only try about dandruff and pace on the website to stutter, and they will throw minuses of minuses, as many as TWO!
          2. Taagad
            Taagad 7 November 2015 13: 26
            19 th
            Mikhan just in the morning restored his health with a honeycomb, started the day perfectly. And the level of patriotism began to roll over)))
            1. AdekvatNICK
              AdekvatNICK 7 November 2015 13: 27
              18 th
              his youth, like shrill wives, will pass me by.)
            2. sabakina
              sabakina 7 November 2015 13: 42
              +8
              Jew, answer for yourself! Meehan will answer for himself. Who doesn't like the truth yet? We are not vindictive, but evil remember!
            3. Vitaly Anisimov
              Vitaly Anisimov 7 November 2015 14: 02
              +5
              Quote: Taagad
              Mikhan just in the morning restored his health with a honeycomb, started the day perfectly. And the level of patriotism began to roll over)))

              No need to be angry .. You need to be calmer! What are you all so excited gentlemen ..)))?
              1. AdekvatNICK
                AdekvatNICK 7 November 2015 14: 10
                12 th
                it's just nausea with a bang patriotism Misha stop. the black list.
    2. vkl-47
      vkl-47 7 November 2015 12: 38
      +6
      looking at the photo I want to break in in brand new berets and all three of them with shit from the wind. That would hang like pigs
    3. oldseaman1957
      oldseaman1957 7 November 2015 12: 39
      +1
      And what to expect from the wretched? Psaki and Co. in their repertoire - well, they are not capable of anything original! But Brzezinski is already exhausted, poor fellow ...
    4. vovanpain
      vovanpain 7 November 2015 12: 40
      19
      We are making some adjustments (forces) in Europe, recognizing that Russia does not choose the course that we hoped, it will choose ... [/ quote]
      They are dog-like children hoping that we would walk on our hind legs and be a raw material colony, no geek would come out.
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    6. 79807420129
      79807420129 7 November 2015 12: 47
      11
      And you would not have gone to the forest on an erotic journey hoopoes
    7. Taagad
      Taagad 7 November 2015 12: 53
      +1
      Do not worry so. there is no money in the US military budget for a full-scale deployment of troops in Europe. Under Obama, money from the military budget flowed into social support for the social support of the Obama electorate of loafers
    8. Tor5
      Tor5 7 November 2015 17: 57
      +1
      Not even funny ....
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  2. cniza
    cniza 7 November 2015 12: 33
    +2
    Confusion is your misfortune, you simply do not know what to do. wink
    1. AlexTires
      AlexTires 7 November 2015 12: 36
      +4
      In the USA, consumer sentiment is growing, and the ability of the population to satisfy their needs at the expense of other nations is falling. And here is such a bummer with Ukraine and the Crimea ... They well understand that the actions of Russia are a response to their interference in the affairs of Ukraine. And now they are building innocent eyes like virgin ....
  3. Observer2014
    Observer2014 7 November 2015 12: 38
    +6
    “We are making some adjustment (of forces) in Europe, recognizing that Russia is not choosing the course that we had hoped, it will choose ...
    And what course should we choose ???!
    For every action there will be our opposition! Only much cheaper.
  4. venaya
    venaya 7 November 2015 12: 39
    +1
    Russia does not choose the course that we had hoped, it will choose ...

    They can’t get rid of their lordly ways. Not they, but we choose our course, I note, and for ourselves, and not for them. It is time for us to move on to their habits and also hope that they choose the course that is acceptable to us.
  5. Nyrobsky
    Nyrobsky 7 November 2015 12: 40
    +2
    Well, all Khan !!! Dry crackers comrades Europeans)))

    “In this regard, Washington must use a new kind of opportunity,” he said. “This is a new kind of opportunity, the Europeans and NATO have asked for it, and we will provide them.”

    If the mattresses have already decided to help, then you will not be able to get out of "help", just like the Libyans and the Iraqis - Saddam and Gaddafi are witnesses of this.
  6. Coconut Tima
    Coconut Tima 7 November 2015 12: 42
    14
    "Carter again accused Russia of 'hybrid wars' and the use of 'green men' in Crimea and Ukraine."
  7. Mountain shooter
    Mountain shooter 7 November 2015 12: 43
    +3
    The hegemon is no longer able to hegemon. The resource is running out. Money is running out, power is running out, the defense industry has become a black hole for the budget.
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 7 November 2015 20: 07
      +4
      Quote: Mountain Shooter
      The hegemon is no longer able to hegemon. The resource is running out. Money runs out, power runs out

      I would very much like your words to fall into the ears of the Lord ...
      The hegemonism is at the limit of the joint policies of the BRICS countries, where the first fiddle is played by China, Russia, India, Brazil ... And the blow falls on the most sensitive place of the hegemon - on its financial system. Russia and China are withdrawing customers from the dollar zone, transferring settlements to national currencies, mutual settlements are not serviced by the dollar anymore - that makes mortal longing in the eyes of Uncle Scrooge!
      But the states are still the # 1 military power. And this is a fact, whether someone likes it or not. But the bandit becomes uncomfortable: rivals have grown up, but he cannot do anything with them ... He is afraid of being crippled to death during distribution. So you have to shit at the doorstep of one, take another to show off. To kick jackals out of the singing, to close shops with goods, so that opponents of "crap" get nervous, maybe their stomachs will ache from internal experiences. And then they will definitely not have time for the hegemon ...
      And leadership flows like water through fingers. The concept of 1,5 wars was not canceled, but the theater of war was changed. Now the main direction of efforts is the APR. the main enemy is China. The regionals do not have enough forces for its neutrolization. Therefore, 60-70% of the fleet is sent there. But Russia was entrusted to Europe. But she is not particularly keen to get 3 courtesy lessons. Therefore, let’s direct our garrisons there, we will anchor the situation ... After all, no big war is expected in Europe ... Therefore, for now, the essence and the matter should be tried to crush (undermine the power of the world's second largest economy) China with its claims to the role of world leader.
      I really want to split the cooperation of the RF-PRC, to pull India over to our side ... Again, to create a comfortable environment for ourselves, my beloved. And here all means are good.
  8. cniza
    cniza 7 November 2015 12: 43
    +5
    Quote: Observer2014

    For every action there will be our opposition! Only much cheaper.




    And much more effective.
  9. Aleksander
    Aleksander 7 November 2015 12: 44
    +3
    Russia at yourself at homeand America sends its soldiers to another part of the world to counter Russia, at her home! And no doubt about it. What hypocrisy and hypocrisy ..
  10. LukaSaraev
    LukaSaraev 7 November 2015 12: 45
    +2
    Nothing really new ... Again, activation of the database in Ukraine.
    Well, this is like the most likely of the quick scenarios.
  11. tyras85
    tyras85 7 November 2015 12: 53
    +3
    It’s time, so tightly, to tackle the adjustment of the grouping of the Armed Forces of Russia in Transnistria.
    The answer is completely adequate. Moreover, the citizens of the PMR, and these are RUSSIANS, only breathe more freely! It was impossible to bring out a full-blooded 14OA of the Russian Federation! And this was done by alarmists and provocateurs.
    1. Vladimir Pozlnyakov
      Vladimir Pozlnyakov 7 November 2015 21: 30
      0
      Isn’t it time to issue Russian passports to residents of the DPR and the NLR ?! And with full right to send troops to defend them!
  12. starec.luka
    starec.luka 7 November 2015 12: 56
    +2
    damn the shooters said crap shooter this is all negotiations .... how to take the current away .... immediately the troops will let you down, and foreigners will be accepted .... tavo iglyady s they will say Poroshenko he uses chemical weapons angry
  13. wiliss
    wiliss 7 November 2015 12: 56
    +5
    Russia does not choose the course that we had hoped, it will choose ...

    Well, yes, they thought they drove us to the den
  14. mamont5
    mamont5 7 November 2015 13: 02
    +2
    "We are making some adjustments (forces) in Europe, recognizing that Russia is not taking the course that we hoped it will take ..."

    What a bummer for amers. It turns out Russia is not going to ask them which way to go next.
  15. gabonskijfront
    gabonskijfront 7 November 2015 13: 02
    +1
    Just imagine, the moment is coming and the Americans, for some reason, are leaving Europe. With what new colors will the map of Europe play, it will take your breath away. Europe will immediately begin to feel sick and break from fright.
  16. olimpiada15
    olimpiada15 7 November 2015 13: 07
    +2
    Americans just to start a war, they don’t know what war is, and they spread death all over the world.
    They don’t look the truth, they don’t show the results of their actions. They live and feed on the blood of non-wine victims around the world: Vietnamese, Yugoslavs, Iraqis, Afghans, Ossetians, Libyans, Serbs, Ukrainians - and all of them are few.
    What the United States brings to the world: lies, deceit, wars, devastation, the deaths of millions of people, and in no way can be fed up with the blood of the world's peoples.
  17. marinier
    marinier 7 November 2015 13: 15
    12
    Dobroi vremia sutok, g-DA!
    Ne mog proiti mimo eto statija, 4to-bi ne virazit svoi vozmusheni!
    Eto s kakix por novij SHAVKA nato (baltija, poland, i eshe PSEVDO-land), govorit za vse Land nato.
    Etot karter, vidaet zelaemo za dejstvie!
    Ne vedites na eto Narot RUSSLAND!
    Oni nas podstegivat, 4to-bi mi uveli4at militeri geld in bydzet land.
    sis im a ne geld!
    Li4no u moi Land net terka-razborka s RUSSLAND.

    PSkomu nado terka s RUSSLAND, pust sam podstovlit svoi 5 pixsel pod Russische OGLOBLJA
    fool
    1. gabonskijfront
      gabonskijfront 7 November 2015 13: 38
      +1
      ყველა ადამინი იბადება თავისუფალი და თაბასწორი თავისი
      ღირსებითა და უფლებებით. მათ მინიჭებული აქვთ გონება და სინდისი და ერთმანეთის მიმართ უმდა იქცეოდნენ ძმობის სულისკვეთებით.
      1. sabakina
        sabakina 7 November 2015 13: 58
        +1
        Quote: marinier
        Dobroi vremia sutok, g-DA!
        Ne mog proiti mimo eto statija, 4to-bi ne virazit svoi vozmusheni!
        Eto s kakix por novij SHAVKA nato (baltija, poland, i eshe PSEVDO-land), govorit za vse Land nato.
        Etot karter, vidaet zelaemo za dejstvie!
        Ne vedites na eto Narot RUSSLAND!
        Oni nas podstegivat, 4to-bi mi uveli4at militeri geld in bydzet land.
        sis im a ne geld!
        Li4no u moi Land net terka-razborka s RUSSLAND.

        PSkomu nado terka s RUSSLAND, pust sam podstovlit svoi 5 pixsel pod Russische OGLOBLJA
        fool

        marinier, kindly write in your own language, it’s easier for us to translate through google translator.
        1. Vitaly Anisimov
          Vitaly Anisimov 7 November 2015 14: 35
          +3
          Quote: sabakina
          marinier, kindly write in your own language, it’s easier for us to translate through google translator.

          He writes in his own way ... such a mobile! I understood everything ...
      2. Vitaly Anisimov
        Vitaly Anisimov 7 November 2015 14: 21
        +1
        Quote: gabonskijfront
        ყველა ადამინი იბადება თავისუფალი და თაბასწორი თავისი
        ღირსებითა და უფლებებით. მათ მინიჭებული აქვთ გონება და სინდისი და ერთმანეთის მიმართ უმდა იქცეოდნენ ძმობის სულისკვეთებით.

        Russia ..Alah Akbar (translation) There about Putin yet ..)))) But the essence is ..! wassat
        1. Dezinto
          Dezinto 7 November 2015 16: 04
          +3
          Why is this at all? I didn’t understand ...

          ყველა ადამინი იბადება თავისუფალი და თაბასწორი თავისი
          ღირსებითა და უფლებებით. მათ მინიჭებული აქვთ გონება და სინდისი და ერთმანეთის მიმართ უმდა იქცეოდნენ ძმობის სულისკვეთებით.

          "All people are born free and its tabastsori
          Dignity and Rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and act towards each other in the spirit of brotherhood umda "

          request

      3. w3554152
        w3554152 8 November 2015 15: 11
        0
        Quote: gabonskijfront
        ყველა ადამინი იბადება თავისუფალი და თაბასწორი თავისი
        ღირსებითა და უფლებებით. მათ მინიჭებული აქვთ გონება და სინდისი და ერთმანეთის მიმართ უმდა იქცეოდნენ ძმობის სულისკვეთებით.


        For whom is this gibberish in the Russian World?
  18. bad
    bad 7 November 2015 13: 23
    +1
    Quote: Mountain Shooter
    The hegemon is no longer able to hegemon. The resource is running out. Money is running out, power is running out, the defense industry has become a black hole for the budget.
    ... + I support .. it is the Merikos who have convulsions from the undermined "greatness" .. or rather, only mania remains of this greatness .. the allies are beginning to slowly throw and ignore the boss's instructions or stir up their schemes behind America's back .. and the money is no longer endlessly printed helps .. let them feel how the USSR ended its existence ..
  19. sabakina
    sabakina 7 November 2015 13: 53
    +2
    In this regard, Washington should use a new kind of opportunity

    And what is it and what does it eat with? Chemistry? Radiation? Propaganda? Solar eclipse?
  20. Thronekeeper
    Thronekeeper 7 November 2015 14: 03
    +2
    recognizing that Russia does not choose the course that we had hoped, it will choose ...
    Is it Ashton Carter, or Vitali Klitschko?
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 7 November 2015 20: 55
      +3
      Quote: Thronekeeper
      Is it Ashton Carter, or Vitali Klitschko?

      Yes, apparently both of them have a headache!
      Or such a translation ... literal, not hewn by translators! laughing
  21. nozdrevat58
    nozdrevat58 7 November 2015 14: 15
    +3
    .. Let them feel in their own skin how the USSR ended its existence ..
    I do not think that this (the collapse of the Yankov state) will happen quickly, not earlier than in 20 years
  22. search engine
    search engine 7 November 2015 14: 28
    +1
    And the European flock of "sheep" silently listens with respectable servility to their black "shepherd"
  23. vair
    vair 7 November 2015 14: 35
    +2
    Quote: MIKHAN
    Quote: Taagad
    Mikhan just in the morning restored his health with a honeycomb, started the day perfectly. And the level of patriotism began to roll over)))

    No need to be angry .. You need to be calmer! What are you all so excited gentlemen ..)))?

    That's right, here are just the gentlemen in Gazprom and the hell with them, and we are comrades in misfortune.
  24. pvv113
    pvv113 7 November 2015 14: 48
    +3
    America, due to disagreements with Russia, adjusts the size of its forces in Europe

    In vain they trump their differences and do not heed the voice of reason
  25. Strezhevchanin
    Strezhevchanin 7 November 2015 15: 13
    +3
    All I understand is to step on your own cuckoo pip to a characteristic crunch and yell at a nearby person with a wild cry so that he leaves, and when he leaves, to deprive him of a bank account in favor of the victim ...... something like that !?
    They beat them a hundred pounds at school, but we’ll have to knock out all this bucket from them now.
    1. Boa kaa
      Boa kaa 7 November 2015 21: 27
      +3
      Quote: Strezhevchanin
      All I understand is to step on ...

      The states remind me of an elephant climbing into a china shop, shitting elephant trees there, scaring and dispersing the inhabitants of the shop.
      And now this cattle wants someone to clean up after it, and also sheltered and fed the frightened tenants. Moreover, this should be done by countries that are absolutely not involved in the pogrom.
      And * exceptional * - they will register 10 thousand Latinos at home, leaving the Majahideen to impotent Europe!
      Simple way ... and, according to users, - with taste! Now, those who refused to accept the Arabs can be blamed for heartlessness, intolerance and other shitty sins!
      Come to a new round of information war!
  26. cniza
    cniza 7 November 2015 15: 19
    +5
    Quote: Thronekeeper
    recognizing that Russia does not choose the course that we had hoped, it will choose ...
    Is it Ashton Carter, or Vitali Klitschko?



    It seems not a big difference, well, if only in growth.
  27. chelovektapok
    chelovektapok 7 November 2015 15: 53
    +4
    "American military" all over the world, being present, seemingly as a small number, - they play the role of "small dirty tricks" for money for local provocateurs. And a kind of "beacon" for those who are ready to sell their homeland for the sake of overseas "importers of democracy." WAR, DEATH and DESTRUCTION - wherever the "smiling exceptional" will climb. Accordingly, the attitude towards them on the ground should be equal. Business, trade? This is an equal relationship. Any attempts by the English-speaking to interfere with the way of life should receive an adequate answer: from ignorance to .... Well, to the measures with which they were historically talked to!
  28. choice
    choice 7 November 2015 16: 16
    +3
    we have our own course and hoping that we will turn off it is stupid.
  29. cniza
    cniza 7 November 2015 16: 56
    +4
    Quote: chelovektapok
    "Any attempts by English speakers to intervene in the way of life should receive an adequate answer: from ignore to .... Well, to the measures with which they were historically talked to!



    They are used to the fact that they have not been punished for a long time, and the boiling point is already very close and they will receive in full.
  30. roskot
    roskot 7 November 2015 17: 05
    +3
    The enemy is cunning and treacherous. And that the United States is the enemy of doubt does not arise. And all that they do is aimed at the destruction of Russia.
  31. ALEA IACTA EST
    ALEA IACTA EST 7 November 2015 19: 16
    +3
    Again in the west a thundercloud gathers. Every century is the same ...
  32. Stariknv
    Stariknv 7 November 2015 20: 56
    +3
    The United States adjusts its military action in Europe to its interests, and then Russia can show its military action on the American continent.
  33. yuriy55
    yuriy55 8 November 2015 03: 22
    0
    “We are making some adjustments (forces) in Europe, recognizing that Russia does not choose the course that we hoped, it will choose ... But we will not recreate what was during the Cold War regarding our (military) capabilities in Europe, this is not the scenario for the actions that the Russians are taking, ”RIA Novosti quoted the minister as saying.


    Correction is when they correct their mistakes, rather than looking for others. In your place, gentlemen, proofreaders, you need not edit all your sermons and psalms, but roll them up and try to write from scratch. Do you have to review and review the scripts? Take any of your production, the last act is the same: everything is in shit, and you are in a white tailcoat.
    Whatever the Russians do in their land or with their neighbors (by mutual agreement), this should not bother you. At best, clap your hands until our patience burst and we slammed ... either the door or the lid of the wooden box. Our course is right, we don’t need pilots-idiots. Compare with yours, if that: