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NATO DMs Mull New Bases Along Ukraine Frontier


Throwing military assets at Eastern Europe on an ad hoc basis is remarkably fashionable these days. An upcoming meeting of NATO defense ministers in early June is expected to be the first major chance officials have to discuss a more permanent scheme.

With Poland in particular clamoring for permanent NATO deployments, the odds are good that the alliance will be strongly considering setting up bases along the frontier with Ukraine, using tensions between Ukraine and Russia as a pretext for a buildup in the region.