The Ukrainian government has issued a new request for an Action Plan leading to NATO membership, even as the situation on the ground between Ukrainian and Russian-backed forces in eastern Ukraine has deteriorated badly. This panel featured Amb. Jack Matlock, former UK Amb. Sir Rodric Quentin Braithwaite, U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. (ret.) Karen Kwiatkowski and was moderated by ACURA Board Member and Quincy Sr. Fellow Anatol Lieven.