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Russian General Endorses 'Hybrid War' Philosophy

Mar 04, 2019 - The New York Times

MOSCOW -- The chief of Russia's armed forces endorsed on Saturday the kind of tactics used by his country to intervene abroad, repeating a philosophy of so-called hybrid war that has earned him notoriety in the West, especially among American officials who have accused Russia of election meddling in 2016.

At a conference on the future of Russian military strategy, Gen. Valery V. Gerasimov, the chief of the general staff, said countries bring a blend of political, economic and military powe...