Carter:Russia 'Nuclear Saber-Rattling' 05/03 06:24
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter is criticizing
Russia for aggression in Europe and is promising to continue a military buildup
to deter war on NATO's eastern flank.
In remarks Tuesday at a ceremony installing a new commander of U.S. Forces
in Europe, Carter said he is particularly troubled by what he called Russian
Carter also held out hope for a more cooperative relationship with Russia.
He's said it's up to Moscow, which should know that Washington does not seek
Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti took command of U.S. European Command,
succeeding Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, who is retiring.