Breedlove: NATO should consider creating independent A2/AD capabilities

By Jordana Mishory / June 29, 2016 at 3:07 PM
As potential adversaries like Russia increase their anti-access, area-denial capabilities, NATO nations should consider pursuing a similar path, according to retired Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, the former supreme allied commander for Europe. Speaking Wednesday at a Center for Strategic and International Studies event, Breedlove, who also served as U.S. European Command chief, said the decision to invest in A2/AD is challenging for NATO because such capabilities are decidedly offensive in nature. NATO nations should first consider whether doing this...

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