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Published on: February 16, 2016
Advantage: Russia
Moldova: Where Putin Could Score Next

A massive corruption scandal, a reeling pro-European government, and a breakaway region currently home to Russian troops: All the ingredients are in place for a crisis on NATO’s southern flank.

Andrew A. Michta is professor of national security affairs at the U.S. Naval War College and an adjunct fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS). Views expressed here are his own.
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