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NATO 'Encirclement' May Be Creating a New Crisis with Russia

August 2, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Eurasia Blog Brand: The Skeptics Tags: RussiaNATOVladimir PutinNational SecurityWar

NATO 'Encirclement' May Be Creating a New Crisis with Russia

NATO expansion has fueled some of Russia's worst fears . . . and impulses. What happens now?

Sean T. Crowley is a graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA) where he is pursuing a Security and Intelligence Studies degree with a Russian Studies graduate certificate.

Image: U.S. Air Force A-10 aircraft takes part in the urban fighting drill during the NATO Saber Strike exercise in the Soviet-time former military town near Skrunda, Latvia June 13, 2018. REUTERS/Ints Kalnins