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It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building-blocks for further decisions at upcoming ministerial meetings, not waiting until next summit. The Warsaw results do not, as yet, correlate with the growth in Russia’s capacity to threaten, intimidate, or subvert the Alliance generally and its eastern—now “frontline”—member countries in particular.
While Georgia actively participates in NATO operations in other theaters, NATO all along tolerated Russia’s unlawful “peacekeeping” monopoly in Georgia’s own territories. NATO …read more
Source: The Jamestown Foundation