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China has been rebuffed plenty in Europe, making the Western Balkan state an even bigger prize.
Even if Russia never invades Ukraine, it is accomplishing one of its major goals in Europe.
Germany's historical reticence on arms transfers disrupts NATO's call for a united front on Russia.
The spread of transnational violent groups is primarily a governance problem. Time to start treating it like one.
Sara Hagos is an intern at Foreign Policy.