Since the beginning of NATO's existence, its existence has been justified by a common enemy: the Soviet Union. Although the Russian Federation serves as a threat to the freedom of NATO nations, the situation is different as the USSR has now been dissolved for over 30 years. The leading cause of NATO's existence has evolved over time and in recent years, been questioned heavily by many Americans.
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Putin in Ukraine
In December 2021, the White House confirmed that Russian troops were mobilizing near the border of Ukraine. Clearly preparing for war, world governments were swift to respond with threats of sanctions and military engagement. This project aims to highlight the long-standing tensions between Russia and Ukraine.