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Polish military hit by exodus of top generals

US President Donald Trump complains that NATO members don't pay their way, but Poland is one of only five nations that does meet its commitment to spend at least 2% of GDP on defence each year. The country has embarked on a major restructuring of its armed forces. But it is haemorrhaging top generals: those who don't agree with the reforms, or simply those whom the defence minister doesn't like. The scale of the exodus has drawn comparisons with Stalin's purges. Our team on the ground reports.


A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett and Laura Burloux.

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