Russia’s new military doctrine does not rule out the possibility of pre-emptive nuclear strike
Song China Global Times special correspondent reports, according to Russia’s “view” reported that the Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev on October 14 will be revealed before the end of this year Russian President to submit for approval details of the country’s new military doctrine , stressed that the new file will states that “national security crisis situations pre-emptive nuclear strike against the aggressor, the possibility.”
Russian Federation Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev on October 14 in Moscow, “Izvestia” correspondent interview detailed disclosure of the country’s new military doctrine in the details of some concern that the right Russian Federation Military Doctrine of the amendment by the State and threats facing the reality of crisis driven, the new doctrine to the doctrine adopted in 2000 based on old, followed the doctrine of some of the older terms of its vision, structure and content with the “2020 before long-term socio-economic development of the Russian Federation, the concept of “mutual association.
Patrushev said Russia’s current military doctrine is a transition period through the 20th century documents, some of the content has been unable to meet the needs of the current situation at home and abroad. Military strategy of the current world situation and its development prospects in the 2020 analysis showed that military threats facing Russia has been the focus of local large-scale military conflict to conflict. He said: “NATO does not stop to accept new members, the Alliance actively to increase military activities, the U.S. strategic nuclear weapons command and exercise problems for intensive strategic forces exercise at the same time, some unstable factors still exist, including NBC weapons technology and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction production trends, the level of international terrorism continued to increase, fuel energy and other raw materials is increasingly intensified competition for resources, internal military danger has not completely eliminated, as evidenced by the situation in the North Caucasus. revised military doctrine of the objective conditions occur this way, so (a new military doctrine) should be flexible and timely response to political and military situation in the current military strategy and change within the medium-term prospects. “
Patrushev In particular, new military use of nuclear weapons doctrine amended conditions requiring not only in large-scale war, but also in regional and local wars, but also use of nuclear weapons, and conventional weapons destruction, together counter-aggression. The new doctrine also provides the possibility of using nuclear weapons program, the specific circumstances of the case and will depend on the enemy’s intentions may be. He said: “In the national security crisis situations does not exclude the implementation of warning to the aggressor (preemptive) the possibility of nuclear attack.”
2000 the Russian Federation adopted the provisions of the current military doctrine, nuclear weapons is to deter aggression to ensure the safety of Russia and its allies to maintain international stability and peace in, and only in response to attacks on Russia and its allies using weapons of mass destruction in the case, in the back of a large-scale aggression using conventional weapons in national security crisis situations in order to use such weapons.
Russian Institute of Political and Military Analysis, a former armed forces, national security studies and military doctrine that the development team leader salad warm, at the presentation on the use of nuclear weapons, Russia’s new military doctrine presentation corresponding with the 2000 edition should be the same military doctrine. He said: “The new military doctrine is a long-awaited document. Army is undergoing significant changes, but we also live in the 2000 doctrine, I think, 2000, many elements of the doctrine have become obsolete, there are many flaws, but I One thing is clear that you can not change, that the use of nuclear weapons on the expression, I think, 2000 edition of the doctrine of the (relevant) statement is a detailed, no need to expand, because nuclear weapons are political weapons, the strategy to contain ingredients If we announced that we will use such weapons in local wars, then we will play down the role of such weapons as early as in the development of nuclear weapons and equipment, in principle, the Soviet Union had abandoned the use of nuclear bombs at the tactical level. “