Russo-US Mil-to- Mil Engagements: Russian Values and US Strategies to Enhance Efficacy [report]

Brian L. Carr
2013 unpublished
In support of Department of Defense (DoD) and theater objectives, Combatant Commands (COCOMs) conduct Military-to-Military (M2M) training with partner countries in their area of responsibility. United States (US) European Command (EUCOM) had experienced a period of poor relations with Russia in the mid 2000's, but reinvigorated the M2M program following Presidents Medvedev and Obama's "reset" in relations. Three years after the reset, EUCOM has observed that the M2M execution rate remains low
more » ... veraging 44%) and has raised the question if the US is making progress in terms of achieving end-states or if the Command is just doing the same things repeatedly for the sake of engagement.
doi:10.21236/ad1018874 fatcat:q7g5mo5rnjfwtdftktycujvrzi