July 9, 2014

Watch Out for Little Green Men

Steven Pifer, Der Spiegel

The Associated Press

When Moscow-backed troops appeared in Crimea earlier this year, the media dubbed them the "Little Green Men." Now NATO members should ask themselves how they will respond if the soldiers begin appearing in Estonia and Latvia too.

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