Deterrence or Détente How Can NATO Best Address the Russian Threat?

With fears growing over potential Russian aggression in Europe, NATO is once again promoting a strategy of deterrence. But is higher military spending in response to the world's crises the right answer?
German Bundeswehr soldiers in Münster

German Bundeswehr soldiers in Münster

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Logistics officer Michael Labsch of the Bundeswehr

Logistics officer Michael Labsch of the Bundeswehr

Foto: Jörg Gläscher/ DER SPIEGEL
Foto: DER SPIEGEL