March 3, 2014

Alright NATO, Now What?

Christopher Dickey, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

“The Russians will probe and they will see how far they can get and see how much they can get away with,” says Ivo Daalder, who served as the U.S. ambassador to NATO until last summer. “The role of the international community is to tell them they cannot.”

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TAGGED: Russia, Ukraine, NATO

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