May 04, 2016

At EUCOM, Scaparrotti Faces New Challenge Set

By Jerry Hendrix

Journalist(s) Aaron Mehta

WASHINGTON — When Gen. Philip Breedlove took over as the head of US European Command and supreme allied commander for NATO in 2013, the role was a relatively quiet one.

But as he handed over command to Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti this week, Europe is a very different place, one facing the three-headed challenge of Russian aggression in the east, terrorism threats from the south, and a migrant crisis which threatens to overwhelm the NATO member states.

 

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  • Jerry Hendrix

    Senior Fellow and Director, Defense Strategies and Assessments Program

    Jerry Hendrix is a Senior Fellow and the Director of the Defense Strategies and Assessments Program at the Center for a New American Security. A retired Captain in the United...