Pentagon’s Top Russian Military Official Resigns. . . under the circumstances, maybe this post becomes important. ~J

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http://sputniknews.com/us/20150930/1027755507/pentagon-russia-farkas-resign.html

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Evelyn Farkas, deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia, Ukraine and Eurasia, is leaving her post after five years with the Defense Department, a senior defense official confirmed to Politico.

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“She has advised three secretaries of defense on Russia policy, providing steady counsel on how the US should respond to Russia’s aggressive actions and has been deeply involved in securing $244 million in support for Ukraine,” the senior official said.

“In addition, Evelyn has brought fresh thinking to Southeast Europe policies–supporting Montenegro’s interest in joining NATO, expanding defense cooperation with Georgia, and increasing multilateral cooperation with the three Caucasus nations.”

Another senior defense official said the Pentagon will be left “weaker” by the departure of Farkas, who also previously served as assistant secretary of defense, among numerous other senior defense posts.

“There are not a lot of Europe experts in this administration who have a long record of accomplishment,” the official said. “There’s no doubt this leaves the Pentagon weaker in terms…

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