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"The #Sarmat is a direct response to the...American "missile defence shield" based both on ships & on land (mainly in Poland & Romania). Its entire design is aimed at defeating the American interception capability and thus restoring Russia to parity in nuclear deterrence"
#Sarmat can carry several bombs at the same time destined for different locations, MIRVs (Multiple Independently targetable Reentry Vehicle) in technical terms...
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1) THREAD: What to expect if the #US 🇺🇸withdraws from #NATO? At the Körber #PolicyGame, we discussed this scenario w/ high-level officials and experts in coop w/ @IISS_org - here are the summarized results for the Twitterati community: (have mercy, it’s my first thread!)
2) We wanted to know: How would Europeans react in such a situation?What are interests and red lines? Thus, we invited a 🇫🇷, 🇩🇪, 🇵🇱,🇬🇧, and 🇺🇸 team to play our scenario. Crisis in the #South, Crisis in the #East - were #Europeans able to get their act together w/out the 🇺🇸? 💪 🇪🇺
3) The short answer is: willing yes ❕but able❔ First, most teams focused on reversing a #US withdrawal from #NATO by all possible means, offering the 🇺🇸concessions that were unthinkable before - from #trade to #energy. But what if that doesn’t help? 🤔
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THREAD from #GenSelva: “Today I had the privilege to speak via phone with some extraordinary men and women who are on duty protecting this nation at Minot, Malmstrom and F.E. Warren @usairforce bases...

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They represent the thousands of missile crews, defenders, maintainers & others who stand ready & alert 24/7 as America's nuclear force. They are among the very best our nation has to offer & we owe them an incredible debt of gratitude for their service & sacrifice...(File 📸) Image
On behalf of Chairman #GenDunford and the Joint Chiefs of Staff, thank you to all who serve as part of the nuclear force. We wish you all the best for the New Year!"

#HappyNewYear2019 #nucleardeterrence

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