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By Jeff Schogol, Staff Writer
NATO needs to look at how its forces are positioned in Europe in response to Russia’s incursion into Ukraine, Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, head of U.S. European Command and Supreme Allied Commander Europe, tweeted recently.
“Changes to troop locations will be made at the political level to address the new paradigm in the wake of the Russian-Ukraine crisis,” Breedlove tweeted on May 7.
In an emailed response to questions from Military Times, Breedlove elaborated on what steps NATO is taking amid ongoing tensions with Russia, and how he responds to Russian President Vladimir Putin’s assertion that NATO promised the Soviet Union that it would not expand into Eastern Europe.