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■Class discussion: Why would the U.S. want to increase its presence in eastern Europe? What has happened in the region to increase tensions? What is NATO? Why was it created? Poland was once part of the Warsaw Pact. What was the dominant nation in that military alliance? How many of Moscow’s former allies are now part of NATO? Should U.S. troops in Poland worry Russia? How did the U.S. react to Russians in Cuba in the 1960s?
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