“Top NATO officials said a missile that crashed in Poland and killed two people was likely a Russian-made weapon fired by a Ukrainian air-defense system, and that there was no evidence it was directed there intentionally.” (via The Wall Street Journal)
An intentional, hostile attack on Poland – a member of NATO – could trigger a collective military response by the military alliance.
If you are looking for more context on this matter, please consider Erwan Lagadec, an associate research professor of international affairs at the George Washington University. He is an expert on NATO affairs and has taught classes on NATO’s strategic challenges and the Western responses to Vladimir Putin’s foreign policy. Lagadec’s research interests also include NATO projecting stability, sub-national transatlantic relations, and the politics of aid.
If you would like to speak with Prof. Lagadec, please contact GW Media Relations at [email protected].