Follow - up / ... warned the commander of US Marines stationed in Norway, General Robert Kneeler Pad, the soldiers that " a huge quarrel" could start in the region, as reported by the gateMilitary.com electronic.
Neller did not rule out the possibility of redeployment close to the soldiers, at a time when the US presence in the region would be expanded. "I hope I am wrong, but the war is coming. Thanks to your presence here, you are participating in the struggle, the media struggle and the political struggle," he said.
The US general said the focus in the near future would be on the Pacific and Russia: "Just remember why you're here, they're watching you, and as you watch them, they're watching you too. We have 300 Marines here, During one night ".
The new US National Security Strategy, published on December 18, sets out the situation in which Russia poses a major threat.
The document points out that Russia, China, North Korea, Iran and the Middle East are the main sources of threat.
US military units have been stationed in Norway since January this year. This is the first deployment of foreign forces in this country since the Second World War. In this Scandinavian country, Marines are trained to conduct battles in difficult weather conditions