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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…

The Baltic states are preparing for the arrival of migrants at their borders, as restrictions limit passage along the Balkans corridor. (ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP/Getty Images)

The Migrant Crisis Spreads to the Baltics

As common migration routes are restricted, the Baltic states will band together to protect their interests. Read more…