Trimming military exercises in Europe would get support
By Ray McGovern, Washington Post, June 29, 2018
Kudos to former U.S. ambassador to Russia Alexander Vershbow for proposing tangible steps to “reduce the risk of direct conflict” with Russia, while cautioning in his June 25 op-ed that “There is no grand bargain with Putin.” First among Mr. Vershbow’s suggested measures for agreement at a summit was trimming the size of military exercises in Europe. ( See:
The writer is former chief of the Soviet foreign policy branch of the CIA.