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Forward defence: 'NATO is coming back to it's old-fashioned defence principles'

NATO said it would boost its high-readiness force from 40,000 to 300,000 troops and send more heavy weaponry to its eastern flank, in what chief Jens Stoltenberg called "the biggest overhaul of our collective defence and deterrence since the Cold War". For more analysis on NATO's military buildup, joining FRANCE 24 is Joachim Bitterlich, former German Ambassador to NATO and Vice-President of the Jacques Delors Institute.

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