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The Eastward Shift: NATO's New Centre of Gravity

Front and centre: Polish President Andrej Duda gives a speech during the Defender Europe exercises in May 2022. Image: US Army / Wikimedia Commons

In the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and a perceived lack of leadership from Germany, Poland is positioning itself at the vanguard of European defence, acting as the bastion of NATO on the eastern flank. But can it pull off its ambitious agenda?

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