Anti-NATO voices within Slovakia are becoming more vocal, spurred in part by the public’s susceptibility to pro-Russian propaganda and suspicions of the U.S. Yet Slovakia remains a committed member of the alliance. In an email interview, Dušan Fischer explains how its relationship with NATO has evolved.
Last month, Poland’s government gave a warm welcome to a U.S.-led NATO battalion, which is part of a series of deployments to create “tripwire” deterrence to Russian aggression. In an email interview, Marek Madej describes Poland’s most pressing security threats and its hopes for how NATO will counter them.