Will Sending More U.S. Troops to Poland Really Deter Russia?
The National Interest -

Michael Peck

Security, Europe

No one is under any illusions that a few thousand soldiers will stop a move on Poland and the Baltics by the Russian military, which will enjoy the luxury of operating from home bases along the border. But just like American troops in West Germany during the Cold War, Western forces in Eastern Europe are a trip wire that will force the Kremlin to consider,

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