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US 'Promotes Regional Stability' With War Games In Russia's Back Yard

Because nothing says 'regional stability' quite like thousands of Americans on Russia's border

Around 350 troops from six countries (US, UK, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, and Serbia) are taking part in a military drill entitled 'Platinum Eagle 16.1', which is scheduled to conclude today according to RT

The exercise comes less than a week after the US launched its European missile defense system in Romania, much to the ire of Russia.

"The 1st Battalion Marines is spread out over Eastern Europe, and the fact that we are able to come here, in Romania, and train with five other nations, that really promotes regional stability. Training together in peace time, those who train together will fight well together,” Lieutenant-Colonel Justin Ansel of the US Marine Corps told RT’s Ruptly video agency

Ah yes, nothing says regional stability like holding military exercises in Russia's back yard just days afterpushing Russia back to a cold war type of mentality.

Around 350 troops from six countries (US, UK, Bulgaria, Moldova, Romania, and Serbia) are taking part in a military drill entitled 'Platinum Eagle 16.1', which is scheduled to conclude today according to RT

The exercise comes less than a week after the US launched its European missile defense system in Romania, much to the ire of Russia.

"The 1st Battalion Marines is spread out over Eastern Europe, and the fact that we are able to come here, in Romania, and train with five other nations, that really promotes regional stability. Training together in peace time, those who train together will fight well together,” Lieutenant-Colonel Justin Ansel of the US Marine Corps told RT’s Ruptly video agency

Ah yes, nothing says regional stability like holding military exercises in Russia's back yard just days afterpushing Russia back to a cold war type of mentality.

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It appears as though the US isn't the slightest bit concerned about pushing Russia even further than it already has. As we said earlier, given how the market processes newsflow lately, perhaps Russia being forced to move more ICBMs to its border, increasing the likelihood of a catalyst for actual war, will be viewed as bullish for stocks.


Source: Zero Hedge
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