America is awaiting an impending Russian offensive in the Baltics and Scandinavia

America is awaiting an impending Russian offensive in the Baltics and Scandinavia

Plans for defensive war Expert : US preparing to Russian military action 
in the Baltic area. (from German Focus magazine today 24 Sept 2015)


The United States expected that Putin is planning military action .
 The most likely scenario for the Americans : A Russian military strike 
against the country in the Baltic region . The plans for a defensive battle 
should already be elaborated to the minutest detail .

The relationship between the superpowers USA and Russia is strained even 
years after the end of the Cold War . But an open military confrontation 
has hitherto avoided . Triggered by the conflict in the Crimea and in 
Ukraine have new strategic considerations made ​​the United States - and 
revised its contingency plans in the event of a Russian military action 
in the Baltic region .

Russian superiority in Conflict Simulation Game

As the US magazine "Foreign Policy " report , in 2014 experts of the 
American think tank " RAND Corporation " met in June to a so-called 
" tabletop " , a conflict simulation game . It was about the growing 
political pressure from Russia against Baltic countries such as Estonia 
and Latvia , and the threat of Russian military strike .

On the court there were two teams - red figures for Russia and blue figures
 for the NATO troops . " The question was : Would NATO defend capable of 
these countries ," said David Ochmanek , former assistant to the US defense 
minister and now chief analyst of " RAND Corporation " recalls . In response 
he had after researching a resounding "no " give - an alarming finding for 
experts .

Conclusion:America cannot defend (successfully) Baltics or Scandinavia
 
 



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