NEWSWATCH: “Russia and NATO: Talking Their Way Out of Another Cold War” – Bloomberg/James Stavridis

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“… Tactically, the two generals need to create an effective regime to avoid unintended confrontations between NATO and the Russians. … aircraft and ships have been on collision courses …. there have probably also been close … interactions under the ice in the Arctic. The two leaders should see that their staffs confer on ways to reduce the potential for high-stakes accidents. … Operationally … conversations should look at where forces are being assigned broadly. … more transparency and visibility would be good. There are existing mechanisms …. senior military officers are not in charge of their nations’ strategies, they can certainly illuminate them for each other. …”

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