In the summer of 2018, the US will send the First Tank Brigade with the colourful name of ‘Ironhorse’ and which is part of the First Cavalry Army to Europe “under the auspices of the next rotation of forces for the Atlantic Resolve operation”. As the US mission to NATO explained, the division itself is permanently dislocated in Fort Hood in Texas.
The recent attempt to attack a Russian Air Force base in Syria with a group of explosively armed drones is nothing else than the testing of a specific US battle doctrine in the field.
The coup d’état in Ukraine is interesting from the standpoint of the analysis of network technologies and political manipulations.
Reportedly, 80,000 US troops have currently been deployed in Europe out of 275,000 total US troops stationed all over the world, including 50,000 in Germany, 15,000 in Italy and 8,000 in the UK.
Atlantic Council, think tank in charge of shaping the United States foreign policy recently published a report ”Balkan forward: A new US strategy for the region” which was released on November 28th .