Sanctions against Russia should be extended for at least 12 months, so that Russia would not have the opportunity to utilise the discussion within the EU in its favour.
“Putin needs to spread chaos. Trump with his talks about how NATO is unnecessary, how everyone should pay for himself, plays into Putin’s cards”, says Garry Kasparov.
NATO’s push to reinforce the resilience and sovereignty of Ukraine and Georgia could provide an opportunity for a joint military engagement of the secondary partners – Armenia and Azerbaijan.
The A2/AD discussion is very useful because it highlights that, yes, overall NATO is superior, but that its forces are in the wrong place and at often too low a readiness.
Germany doesn’t need a new cold war, it needs Russia to help resolve the conflict in the Middle East and end the flow of migrants heading for Europe.
The informal EU summit in Bratislava is expected to tackle security-related matters, building on the Franco-German initiative.
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Molenbeek is the part of Brussels which has been in the news frequently since the tragic attacks in Paris on 13 November 2015.
Russian military analyst Pavel Felgenhauer says that the opinion differences between the West and Russia are insurmountable.
The success of the Warsaw Summit is ultimately going to be determined by the implementation of NATO’s decisions in three core areas.
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NATO muscles up to fight ISIS with Awacs aircraft, more maritime security, and more support for regional partners.