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Four years after World War II, leaders from Europe and North America formed an alliance largely aimed at deterring Soviet expansion — the North Atlantic Treaty Organization — NATO.

Seventy-five years later the member states of that organization have come together in Washington to celebrate NATO and plan for its future.

As they did in 1949, the NATO allies believe Russia presents the largest security threat to their world order. The immediate threat is Russia’s war with Ukraine, but the allies also worry about the future of America’s leadership.

Eight diplomats from the nations closest to Russia weigh in on the threat the country poses to them and the world order.

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