U.S. and its allies’ move to deploy a significant number of troops and
heavy military equipment onto Russia’s borders indicates that the West
is preparing for a war with Russia, according to an American political
analyst and journalist.
“They [Washington and its allies] are clearly preparing to fight
a war with Russia, and they are not only preparing to fight it at the
old battle lines, but at Russia’s door, while they talk about Russia
provoking,” Don DeBar, the political analyst, said during an interview
with Press TV on Thursday.
On Wednesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that some 4,000
NATO combat troops will be stationed in countries bordering Russia. In
Poland and the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania, there
will be roughly 800 to 1,000 soldiers stationed amid the coldest
tensions between Moscow and Washington since the end of the Cold War.
The move has a high chance to escalate the risk of a war in Europe and a
military confrontation between the world’s two largest nuclear powers:
the U.S. and Russia.
“It is a very bad sign, people do not generally place their army
at your door unless they plan to fight a war with you,” DeBar said.
NATO vs. Russia war will be the end of humanity
“The problem is that most people in the country here [the U.S.]
have no idea that this is going on,” DeBar noted. The analyst also added
that the American media intentionally ignores reports that “there is
this army deployed to Russia’s borders with material and manpower.” A
war involving NATO, the U.S. and Russia “would probably spell, if not
the end of humanity, the end of any possibility of a comfortable future
for humanity,” the analyst concluded.
The U.S. and its allies accuse Russia of bombing U.S.-backed
rebels in Syria, while Moscow denies the accusations, claiming that the
only targets of its airstrikes are ISIS militants operating in Syria and
Iraq. There is also a high risk of China joining Russia against the U.S.
and its allies in the case of a military confrontation. As ValueWalk
reported on Wednesday citing American geostrategists, the U.S.
underestimates the power of a China-Russia alliance.
Sweden and Finland’s military team up to counter Putin’s threat
Both of the countries are eager to join NATO. Finland borders
Russia to its northeast, while Sweden has experienced what it’s like to
have its territory violated by Russian military. A Russian submarine was
believed to have been spotted in Swedish waters in October 2014.
NATO is conducting its largest military drills in over a decade
The drills, which are called the Trident Juncture 2015, include
36,000 personnel from more than 30 nations, including the U.S. The
military drills are taking place in Spain, Portugal and Italy but will
also include areas in the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea and in
Germany, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium and Canada. The last time NATO
held military drills of that scale was in 2002.