July 13, 2014

Europe's Free Ride on the U.S. Gravy Train

James Joyner, The National Interest

The Associated Press

Recent Russian moves in Ukraine were the latest wake-up call for NATO's oldest members that they face real security threats. Will they step up to the plate?

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TAGGED: United States, Europe, NATO


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