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NATO troops take part in an Estonian-led exercise about 60 miles from the Russian border on May 27, 2021. (Photo: Raigo Pajula/AFP via Getty Images)

Just How Much Bigger Is the US-NATO Military Force Than Russia's?

The Atlantic Alliance has called Moscow its 'most significant and direct threat,' but how do both sides' militaries actually compare?

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Anatol Lieven

Anatol Lieven is a Professor at Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Qatar, visiting professor in the War Studies Department of King’s College London, and a senior fellow of the New America Foundation in Washington DC. He is the author of ­
Pakistan: A Hard Country.
 Anatol spent the first part of his career as a journalist in Afghanistan, Pakistan and the former USSR.

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