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How might allies respond if Russia invades Ukraine? (Hans Binnendijk and Barry Pavel, Defense News)

NATO needs to plan beyond efforts to deter another Russian invasion of Ukraine and recognize that its actual response may differ depending on the extent of Russian military operations.

Alliance foreign ministers met recently in Riga to consider how they should deal with Russia’s troop buildup near Ukraine and how to deter a repeat of the 2014 Russian occupation and annexation of Crimea, or worse. After the meeting, Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the press that NATO was united and would respond with a range of high-impact economic sanctions, as well as additional efforts to reinforce alliance defenses on the eastern flank.

How might allies respond if Russia invades Ukraine? (defensenews.com)