April 07, 2016

The US Army Doesn't Seem Real Sure It Could Stop a Russian Invasion of Europe

According to four US Army three-star generals, the US Army is in deep shit. Or at least, very close to it.

As generals Michael Williamson, H. R. McMaster, Joseph Anderson, and John Murray told a Senate hearing on Army modernization this week, the Army has barely enough forces to meet a baseline planning scenario. That baseline is the ability to fight two major conflicts at the same time, winning in one theater while denying the enemy victory in the other theater, the assumption being that once the first fight is won, forces from it could be moved to finish the second fight. This is called a "deny/defeat" scenario.

Read the full article at VICE News.