The Air Force Times cites the Atlantic Council for hosting an event with Lt. Gen. Mark Schissler, deputy chairman of NATO’s Military Committee:

In light of recent events in Ukraine, U.S. military leaders are outlining both long- and short-term strategies, but “the hope remains other member nations will contribute over time,” said Lt. Gen. Mark Schissler, deputy chairman, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Military Committee.

“I would rather see five nations contributing in four different places than see the United States contributing all the forces in five different places,” Schissler said during an Atlantic Council event in Washington, D.C. Involving more U.S. airmen or soldiers remains “purely hypothetical,” he said, “and NATO would prefer to see other nations contribute their airplanes and their ground forces because that would be a more powerful signal than to have the largest member of NATO provide most of the force.”

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