The U.S. and NATO must create a system of deterrence "Russian hyperplasy" in the 21st century, said on Thursday the commander of a corps, U.S. marine corps General James Dunford.
on Thursday, the Committee on armed services of the Senate considers the nomination Dunford for the post of the Chairman of the joint Committee of chiefs of staff of the United States.
"The experience of the events in Ukraine and in other places (in Georgia) emphasizes the fact that We need to update the system of deterrence and response to that type of danger, which we have today - hyperplasy from Russia, which combines policy instruments and innovative ways of waging war with the separatists in these parts. It has to be a priority for us, " said Dunford.
"We need to have a model of deterrence in the 21st century, to counter the type of danger that we are seeing from Russia, because I think this is a danger we will see in the future," he added.
so, the General has responded to a question from Senator Roger Wicker, who called aggression Russia's actions in Georgia in 2008 and Ukraine and expressed concern that " Russian officials are considering the legality of the independence of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, where many Russian-speaking residents.