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The War On Terror Is Questionably Over, Is War On Russia Inevitable?

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Gone are the times of the War On Terror, as the US secretary of the Navy Kenneth Braithwaite said that U.S. Fleet Forces Command will be renamed to U.S. Atlantic Fleet.

For those wondering what’s so special about it, this is a return to the US Navy’s full focus on maritime operations in the Northern Atlantic, rather than acting as if its fighting terrorists in the Middle East and elsewhere.

“As the world changes, we must be bold, evolve, and change with it. Instead of perpetuating a structure designed to support yesterday’s Joint Forces Command, we are aligning to today’s threat. To meet the unique maritime challenges of the Atlantic theater, we will rename Fleet Forces Command as the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, and we will refocus our naval forces in this important region on their original mission: controlling the maritime approaches to the United States and to those of our allies,” Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite told the Senate Armed Services readiness subcommittee hearing.

“The Atlantic Fleet will confront the reassertive Russian Navy, which has been deployed closer and closer to our East Coast, with a tailored maritime presence capability and lethality.”

Russia is, according to the US, an issue that’s gaining force, when terrorists around the world appear to be subsiding, despite massive issues in Africa, and terrorism not being gone from the Middle East.

Sen. Tim Kaine, the top Democrat at the subcommittee, reviewed the history of Fleet Forces Command and asked Braithwaite if the move was “to recognize the reality of this increased Russian presence and the fact that great power competition is now sort of the dominant concern of the National Defense Strategy?”

The Secretary of the Navy simply confirmed that it was true.

The Atlantic Fleet existed in Norfolk, Va. from 1906 until 2006.

Though those 100 years brought various iterations of fleet organization, by 2006 LANTFLT remained the naval component commander for U.S. Strategic Command as well as U.S. Northern Command. The Commander, Fleet Forces Command title was tacked on to LANTFLT just after the September 11th attacks in 2001 “to improve alignment and organization structure to ensure the Navy’s fleets, staffs, systems and processes delivered a combat capable Navy ready to respond to all contingencies,” according to a Fleet Forces timeline.

In 2006 then-Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Mullen overhauled the organization, doing away with the LANTFLT title and creating U.S. Fleet Forces Command to “serve as the primary advocate for fleet personnel, training, requirements, maintenance and operations issues.”

Fleet Forces is the chief readiness organization for the fleet, as well as the naval component for NORTHCOM and STRATCOM.

The move to bring back Atlantic Fleet comes after a 2018 decision to reestablish U.S. 2nd Fleet in Norfolk as a means of focusing more on anti-submarine warfare in the Atlantic and with European allies on the other side of the ocean.

This is in order to rein in Russia, which developed the Knyaz Vladimir a Borei-A-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine and other incoming projects.

Braithwaite also discussed the re-establishment of U.S. 1st Fleet, which he announced last month at the Naval Submarine League annual conference.

Secretary of the Navy said that 1st Fleet would be “an agile, mobile, at-sea command” compared to U.S. 7th Fleet, which has its headquarters in Japan but can also deploy and operate at sea aboard command ship USS Blue Ridge (LCC-19).

7th Fleet will remain active in attempting to counter China’s expansion in the South China Sea.

1st Fleet will be more focused on the convergence of the Pacific and Indian Oceans and out towards the border with U.S. 5th Fleet near the Northern Arabian Sea.

It should be reminded that the Russian Navy is to establish a naval logistics center that can house warships in Sudan.

“This will reassure our allies and partners of our presence and commitment to this region, while ensuring any potential adversary knows we are committed to global presence to ensure rule of law and freedom of the seas,” he said during the hearing.

“We are determined today to make the bold changes required to ensure that our forces are prepared to dominate any potential battlespace and return home safely.”

“We are going to recommission the 1st Fleet, which like the 7th Fleet would operate in the greater Pacific region under the command and control of the United States Pacific Fleet, headquartered in Hawaii. It wouldn’t necessarily take ships from the 7th Fleet or from the 3rd Fleet; it would be a sharing, that’s how our numbered fleets operate, predicated on the demand and the threat that emanates in the part of the ocean in which those respective fleets operate,” he added.

Earlier, at a press briefing NATO Secretary Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO plans to increase its presence in the Black Sea, by improving relations and cooperation with Georgia and Ukraine.

This also goes in line with the attempt to pressure Russia from all directions, both from the South and North.

Likely the US hopes for Japan and South Korea to also cooperate in a potential war scenario, and provide maritime support from the East.

Apart from maritime forces, the ground forces deployed in Europe, and notably in Eastern Europe and the military activity in terms of exercises and deployments near Russia’s borders increased in 2020.

The justification is the same as it has always been – the “Russian threat” needs to be contained. After all, it is expected for Moscow to secure its borders when bases are popping up near them faster than mushrooms after a rainstorm. Turkey deploying Syrian militants to South Caucasus also is cause for concern, as well as the entry of militants in the CSTO states that are in or close to Central Asia.

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Tommy Jensen

After Putin poured gasoline all over ME and US Forces today have extinguished the fires, the United States and our Allies are now confronting the terrorist movements popping up more and more in Arctic.

Russia is trying to contain the free and civilised world with its Full Spectrum Global Dominance Doctrine and its WMDs adopted by Putin and the Kremlin regime.
With hypersonic weapons Putin intend to attack our democracies from the Arctic, and we in US have an obligation to defend the innocent civilians who have done nothing wrong! Peace!!

Lone Ranger

After CIA poured gasoline all over ME and US Forces today have extinguished the fires, the Russian Federation and our Allies are now confronting the terrorist movements popping up more and more in Arctic.

Crumbling U.S. Empire is trying to contain the free and civilised world with its Full Spectrum Global Dominance Doctrine and its WMDs adopted by CIA and the Globalist kabal.
With hypersonic weapons Putin intend to defend democracies from the crumbling satanic Pedo Empire, and we in the Free World have an obligation to defend the innocent civilians who have done nothing wrong! Peace!!

Fixed ?

Bruno Gama

You see in the text of Tommy troll that he is a bot… Russia with “Full Spectrum Dominance”…this is an American doctrine…kkkkk Hypersonic attacking from arctic? Id rather say they will attack the scandinavian vassals directly…

verner

russia won’t attack anyone unless first attacked and the scandinavian countries, say norway, will have hard time, themselves to blame, while finland won’t do squat, hunker down and wait for the outcome which they know is not a victory for nato. the remarkable riches in russia will remain russian and the benevolent empire across the pond will be even more bankrupt than before if that is possible. what a pitiful policy the white house morons are trying to sell to its so called allies.

Lost Empire

What moron brainwashed you are. For you US do all this to protect their allies. The “good” America, which has been only 20 years in peace fron her birth is always ready to send to fight and dead her soldiers to save the “free” world. America is only a thiev of resources of others states, a murdered and a nazi state

Harry Smith

Red Army is the strongest!
https://youtu.be/1mU2UCkpXrM

Tommy Jensen

Nice song. But to sing guts is not enough. In the war for justice we need real men from a country that has never been defeated. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K5UxC2JGzC4

cechas vodobenikov

U losers have never won any wars
1776–won by French/Spanish/Dutch
1812–won by Canada
1865- fascist war by racist north vs less racist south
WWI–won by Russia/allies—USA irrelevant (no troops until 5 mos before armistice)…amerikans so cowardly u did not declare war on Bulgarians, ottomans, Austro-Hungarians
WWII—USA not involved: entirely won by USSR
Korea: USA demolished humiliated by Korea China
Vietnam- USA humiliated again
Grenada (amerika able to defeat island nation)
Afghanistan—failure
Syria–failure
Iraq—failure
Libya–failure
we notice your cowardly navy boat LGBT McCain scurries away when Russian ship threatens to ram it
“amerika is a paper tiger”. Mao

Harry Smith

The video is not accessible. This never defeated country defeats YouTube!

Tommy Jensen

Meaning you were defeated. Because the video is accessible on mine, but I am also one of the undefeated.

Harry Smith

Oh the mighty one!

JIMI JAMES

What democracies,assflogged?
You call your insolent elections democracys? Quit low balling,before you end up with none!

HB_Norica

Come on! … One low pass over a US patrol with an MI-8 leaking hydraulic fluid and now the Russians are ‘pouring gasoline all over the ME’.

I don’t know what the big deal is …
A. US soldiers shouldn’t be smoking on the job … it’s a filthy habit for nice young men.
B.WTF do you think the fire extinguisher on a Bradley is for if not to extinguish soldiers accidentally set on fire from passing aircraft?

“With hypersonic weapons Putin intend to attack our democracies”

The USA will conquer Hypersonic weapons with hyperbolic weapons …. they are worthless in a fight but they do a great job of separating the taxpayer from his money.

cechas vodobenikov

nice try CIA….”there is no functioning democracy in America. It is really just an oligarchy where political bribery determines the nominations and selections of all presidents, governors, senators, congressmembers”. Jimmy Carter (2016)….a “procedural republic similar to North Korea”. Michael Sandel (Harvard) where “election laws only exist in dictatorships like azerbijian”. Seth Ackerman
“Americans live in a thicket of illusions; amerikans demand illusions about themselves”. Daniel Boorstin
you defend nobody–u are despicable genocidal primitives!

Vox Populi

US and Zionist agenda is to carve up Russia and plunder its immense natural resources. Russia is considered a softer target at it is infected with Jew virus already and Soros globalists are very active. Ukraine, Georgia and Azerbaijan are now the frontlines of war against Russia. The template is Afghanistan circa 1980’s and Turkey is now the sponsor of Jihadis.

Jesus

It is not going to happen. Jew virus is not virulent in Russia,
Soros and other globalists constitute the Jew virus, which Russia has an effective antidote for.

JIMI JAMES

Those fat lazy turds of defense strategy can’t fight for sht,nor can their kweers either,
Russia is too huge,too strong,over 40million men ready to have go if need be,so they can kiss their lame assess goodbye as long as they get put in another gorbachev idiot,they stand no cxhance to steal anything other than from nations whom are aligned with these clowns:

Ashok Varma

Russia is now considered a soft target for US affections.

Lone Ranger

So was Korea and Vietnam…

JIMI JAMES

And georgia and crimea and donbass and syria and the c.i.s recently:

Lone Ranger

???

Lone Ranger

Empires go to Russia to die…
Mongols, Swedish Empire, French Empire, Nazi Empire…

Rhodium 10

Ottomans

Lone Ranger

True.

Cromwell

Yes,at least Napoleon had a sense of style in defeat,this Nato gang don’t have any.

Phoron

True, but I would not include the Mongols in that list. They were overlords of the Rus for two centuries.

Notably, Russia has made allies with the Mongols. Unlike many others who were once dominated by Mongols, Russia doesnt seem butthurt by this period of history.

The decline and ultimate downfall of the Ghengizids seemed to be primarily in losing their nomadic ways, and becoming settled wherever they conquered sedentary peoples.

Lone Ranger

CIA trolls and hasbarats will cry and rage ?
Ukropnazis too…

HiaNd

Bring it on finally Anglo-Saxon
w h o r e s what are you so afraid of?
When arriving with the pack of NATO rabid dogs like yourselves?!
Come on COWARDS, lets have some fun !

Cromwell

If it came to it Nato would fall apart like a cheap suit.they are like those kids at school who creep around the bully, once the bully is on his way out they diisappear like the breeze.

HiaNd

So what the fuck is all this fore ?!!?
They are becoming ridiculous with this anti-Russian hysteria in Media.
And their military “pressure on Russian borders” .
Because seriously Russians might lose their patience with ever more frequent
US – NATO provocations.
An incident will occur, out of blue, weather they want it or not .
If they keep insisting on maximum pressure tactics.
The other day Russian frigate was threatening ramming US destroyer for entering stupidly 2 kilometers within Russian territorial waters on Pacific. And already today Sputnik is reporting that Russia has put all their missile systems on the coast on combat ready alert.
If US wants one of their ships sinked, they are going to have it, sooner than they think it possible.

Dick Von Dast'Ard

I thought the U.S. is now seen as a soft target for both Russia and China to either install a president or congress with? (according to the Western media)

Dick Von Dast'Ard

War between nuclear powers are always fought through proxy, doubtful the U.S. has the stomach for another military conflagration anytime soon where it has to mobilize large land forces.
More likely it’s rapidly decaying navy will be deployed in the Pacific to allow U.S. politicians to strut about like crowing cockerels.

Bruno Gama

The West is specialist in PsyOPS. Until today i am expecting the Death Star Ronald Reagan have promissed!! hahaha Russia have to learn to deal with it and do some PsyOPS of its own, like the Putin adress that shows nukes over Florida. I think quiting nuclear tests ban treaty, test some nukes! Show the West what will happen to then if they dare to try Barbarossa 2.0 The Soviet Union was so good in sparking fear in the West that a MIG-23 flew thousands of kilometers in the 80s over Europe, finally hitting a house in Belgium, killing the resident, after the pilot have ejected in East Germany. The West provokes but in the end they flew… It happened in Georgia 2008, Ukraine 2014, Syria 2013-2020. And Russia has more Tactical Nukes than the West, if the West have any useful at all. The new Russian Military Doctrine allows a first strike (differently of USSR) and probably, the first strike will be against Aircraft Carriers Groups and NATO divisions with Tactical Ballistic Missiles – Russia will not see the invasion of his country without using nuclear weapons. Russia is much more prone to use nukes than USSR was. This should be clear. So, this article has no point at all. 2020 devastated all non Asians countries with Covid… It will take probably more than 10 years to really recover. If West attacks Russia it will give to China a post-apocalyptic world dominance. If West attacks both, well, good luck “survivalists”! A country with such massive military power like Russia should fear nobody… as it has no intention of starting wars, or invading Europe. It´s time to more hardliners in the Kremlin. To sparkle fear in the West, to make clear that any attack against Russia could be retaliated with Nuclear attacks. Russia must quit the New Start, and other dozens treaties, like Chemical, Biological, etc. OPCW is corrupt and controlled by NATO. There´s only 2 options: capitulate or confront… But rest assure: it´s only Hybrid Warfare. The West has no courage, or better is not that psychotic to dare to attack Russia. If they are, then Dr. Strangelove are in control now in the “free” World… Then better prepare the Missiles, and proudly say the motto of Russian Strategic Nuclear Forces : “After us, silence”

Rhodium 10

Sorry but actually NATO is not match for Russian armed forces… even less in few years when we will see another Kirov class cruise with 100 VLS for Hipersonic antiship missile beside more Admiral Gorshkov class and Udaloy destroyers now with 24VLS cells for Kalibr cruise missile….and more Yasen class with 50 VLS Zircon/P-800 missile….improve Oscar class Subs will have 72 cells for Kalibr like Orel…and same way Akula class with 24 Kalibr…it means that just only North fleet can take out the main airbases of GB and Poland from Atlantic sea close to Norway coast…after Baltics, Norway and Denmark air bases have been wipe off as consecuence of attacks of Baltic fleet Corvettes and Russian long range aviation!..without fighter jets on flight..NATO is nothing!..thats why these countries are buying F-35 in order to have some operational jets when damage Runways dont allow operations!

verner

there is just one nato country that willingly would join the white house/pentagon/mic morons in an attack on russia and that is poland (together with norway about the dumbest country in europe).not even the three midgets in the baltic would be prepared to join up even if they have allowed the morons to have bases there. the rest of nato, such as france, germany, italy, turkey and so on would just say no, at least till the time that russia attacks any country in the group, which won’t happen.

The Objective

How many aircraft careers does Russia have?
How many soldiers does Russia have?
What is the population of Russia? Don’t forget, they are dying from alcohol more than ever
How many fighter bombers does Russia have?
Does Russia have the capability to project force globally?
What is the size of Russia’s economy?

I can go on and on and on. But I think you get the message.
Russia is no match for the U.S conventionally.

cechas vodobenikov

another idiot pygmy racist; amerikans insecure, and fearing death are no match for Russians. Carriers relevant 75 years ago. Germans, French, Italians, amerikans all consume more alcohol than Russians, per 2020 UN data. nice try super subjective girl

Phoron

Yes, the USA is a termite-infested house just waiting to be knocked down by a strong wind.

Ive lived here for 51 years and the place is worse than ever. Cowardice, mental illness, insurrection, crime, drug dependency, social division, and addiction is off the chart.

The Objective

You missed the point in my comment. I wasn’t drawing comparison on alcohol consumption between countries. I wanted to point out Russia’s small population compared to NATO. Russia’s population is declining, with alcohol causing most deaths. Someone compared Russia to NATO (a 28-country military alliance). It’s an absurd comparison.

Cromwell

They were not talking about a drinking contest you idiot.

Phoron

Russia’s alcohol consumption per capita is down about 30% in the last 10 years.

As an American, I can assure you, Americans have their own serious problems, like being addicted to lunatic pills, opioids; decrepified with porn addictions and gender-identity disorders.

Also, the officer corps of the US military is selected moreso for political correctness, rather than martial ability.

America is burning down it’s own shithole cities, small businesses are being destroyed wholesale, and the country is on the brink of civil war.

America is strong on paper, but in reality is decayed and rotten to the core.

Rhodium 10

Imagine US soldiers going to fight a war vs Russia..knowing that in his country statues and cultural sites have been vandalize, stores have been looted or burned with the complicity of half of population.

Phoron

While American monuments at homehave been destroyed by communard mobs this summer, more importantly, the electoral process – allegedly the thing which undergirds the myth of American exceptionalism – has been subverted and hijacked by unelected deep-state elites and technocrats.

Being that the combat arms of the US military are overwhelmingly populated by Trump-supporting Whites, the probable effect on US morale would be enough to play a decisive role in self-defeat.

The all-important human element of the American military is more demotivated now than ever. If being told they are being sent into a hellstorm against the Russians in a large scale war, I reckon the Americans would fold like cheap lawn furniture if they even made it to the battlefield.

Cromwell

Aircraft carriers are obsolete junk,in any serious conflict with a Country like Russia or China they would be the first target,they couldn’t stop a swarm of anti ship missiles,if you think they could then you are deluded.

Phoron

The only usefulness which aircraft carriers retain in this age are to project power against weak entities, we all know that in a war against Russia, they are little more than a liability which would probably sit out the conflict bottled up in port.

HiaNd

How many aircraft careers does Russia have?
Ha ha ha ha!
Russia doesn’t need carriers because Russia doesn’t invade defenseless countries like US, Russia only sinks enemy carriers !
Russia is the biggest carrier on the planet that has 5 different time zones and goes from central Europe to Far East – Asia.
What projecting globally you idiot when there is no corner on this planet where Russian missiles can not strike!
You are so ignorant on the subject and parroting usual Western bullshit !

Bruno Gama

This is what i Said above. All the provocations are PsyOps. Nato are incapable of invading Russia. And the contrary is also true. I only pointed that Russia is more prone to use Nukes than USSR was. USSR believed, rightfully that it could have invaded Europe, with conventional troops and weapons. 4 to 1 advantage in troops, and at least 2 to 1 advantage in weapons, a larger military budget. USSR was the most powerful military in the world during 70s and 80s. That`s why NATO deployed Neutron Bombs. The only way to stop a Soviet march over Europe was NATO going Nuke. Gorbachev, Yeltsin and other crooks betrayed the Nation. And now Russia has to deal with Nato at the Gates.

johnny rotten

PR, lobbying, business committees, MIC, these are the real enemies of america, those in washington, not foreign countries, apart from isisrahell of course, the MIC has a turnover above the GDP of almost 90% of all the countries of the world, what do Americans still have to see to understand who they have to rebel against?

JIMI JAMES

Peter Jennings is another turd,it’s hoped national security will side with Australians and not these insolent lazy fat cats whoms brains are riddled in pig fat:

JIMI JAMES

No ice breakers,usa cannot stop russia creating faster transits,just because their homosexual masters of the phaedo reserve expect to control the planet,well they are too dumb,broke and weak:

Cromwell

There never was a war on terror,what there has been is a war OF TERROR.

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