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The West Hems in Russia Little by Little

As the U.S. and NATO presence in Eastern Europe grows, Turkey and Turkmenistan could assist in the attempt to encircle Russia.

The Mechanics of NATO's Collective Self-Defense

The North Atlantic Treaty sets the stage for collective self-defense, but intended weaknesses in the language of the treaty and the procedural mechanics behind it cause intervention to be defined by individual interests.

Russian Tu-22M3 bombers fly over Red Square in Moscow. (YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Russia Targets NATO With Military Exercises

The latest exercises are not the largest Russia has conducted, but they send a deliberate message to Western forces.