Pentagon’s YouTube war with Russia

Pentagon’s YouTube war with Russia

The West’s simmering standoff with Russia has prompted the Pentagon to reach for a new weapon: YouTube.

Defense officials have concluded it’s no longer enough to lodge formal complaints when Russian bombers probe U.S. air defenses off Alaska, fighters barrel-roll around American reconnaissance aircraft over Eastern Europe, or attack jets buzz American warships at sea — especially since Russia’s state-funded media commonly claims the moves are justified.

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