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With missiles landing over the border of Poland, the ongoing war in Eastern Europe is getting closer to home for NATO-protected countries.

What does this mean for world security? The Ukraine conflict? Western Europe? UNLV political scientist Joanne Kepka has the answers.

Kepka was born and raised in Poland, specializing in the politics of Europe -- and is capable of lending a credible, indigenous voice to the ongoing drama.

She's held prominent political roles throughout Europe, and is a former member of the Polish Embassy in Washington, D.C.

Here is more about her background: