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Since the Law and Justice party won control of Poland's parliament, the body has passed measures that have engendered protests like this one May 7 in Warsaw and could make foreign investors hesitant. (WOJTEK RADWANSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

In Poland, Law and Justice Comes at a Cost

A new ruling party could eventually impede the country's economic growth. Read more…

U.S. troops arrive in Poland in 2014. NATO is hardly in the position to stop a Russian offensive in the event that war breaks out, especially if that offensive begins in the Baltics. (JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

A New U.S. Brigade Won't Change the Status Quo in Eastern Europe

The highly visible deployment will do more to reassure Washington's NATO allies than to tip the scales against Russia in any future conflict. Read more…

EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte at the 2014 Nuclear Security Summit in the Netherlands. The meetings of true consequence at this year's summit, the last of its kind, will happen off-camera. (BART MAAT-POOL/Getty Images)

At the Nuclear Security Summit, Real Action Will Be on the Sidelines

These sorts of summits rarely bring about enforceable measures on a multilateral level. Read more…