Gen. Petr Pavel, new head of NATO's Military Committee, answers a question during an interview with The Associated Press in Prague, Czech Republic, Wednesday, April 15, 2015. Pavel said that the western military alliance has to convince the public it has the means and will to confront Russia. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek) (The Associated Press)
PRAGUE – A top NATO official has acknowledged that the western military alliance was wrong-footed by Moscow's moves in Ukraine and now has to reassure the public it has the means and will to confront Russia.
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