The head of the U.S. Department of defense Ashton Carter believes that the country's armed forces, one must create a new plan of action in the twenty-first century, which will take into account the so-called "hybrid war" And " little green men ".
"We need a new plan, which will be based on the new level of mobility And rapid reaction forces, forces, ready for a traditional war, but also to hybrid warfare or the actions of "little green men" which we saw in Ukraine, " said Carter.
Speaking at the reception of the Association of the U.S. Army (ground forces), Carter said that the situation in the European Union Now has changed "because of the evil actions of Russia" And in the present time, there occur conflicts, which were not in the last 25 years.
"currently, there is an undesirable development of events. And I would like to see it changed, but honestly, I don't expect, because that's going to change, " - said the head of the Ministry.
The West many times accused the Russian Federation of interfering in the conflict in Ukraine And the " occupation of Crimea ", in which, as if it involved citizens in uniform without insignia ( "little green men" ). Russia rejects accusations of meddling in the conflict in the Donbas And stressed that the Crimea became part of Russia according to the results of the referendum on the Peninsula in March 2014.