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In Crimea, eastern Ukraine and now Syria, Mr. Putin has flaunted a modernized and more muscular military.

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The claim is that NATO’s expansion eastward, Ukraine and Georgia’s cozying up to the West, and historically neutral Finland and Sweden’s new interest in NATO membership have enticed Russia’s aggressive behavior,

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The threat baseline, he [Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford] said, is four-plus-one: Russia, China, Iran, North Korea and violent extremism.

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From Karen De Young, Washington Post:  In Riga on Tuesday, [Vice President Joe] Biden reiterated U.S. and NATO determination to stand against Russian aggression in the Baltic region,

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At the NATO Summit in Warsaw, the Prime Minister of Sweden participated, for the first time, in a meeting of the heads of state of the Alliance.

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Today a new milestone in the development of NATO Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) has been reached.

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Jeremy Corbyn has become the latest politician to cast doubt on the future of Nato, in a move that critics say could embolden Russia in its approach to eastern Europe.

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Debates about NATO’s role and burden-sharing have been around since its founding. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sharp criticisms of the Western Alliance are just the latest flare-up.

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Only a quarter of the alliance is attacking ISIS. Invoke the treaty’s defense clause to expand the effort.

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The Russian cyber-hacking of the Democratic National Committee, as reported by multiple cybersecurity organizations, is only the latest unacceptable and unlawful activity by that state.

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