12 December 2019

Fear of missing out?


WASHINGTON — Congress wants a detailed assessment from the Pentagon on whether to expand military presence in the Baltic states and what is needed to do so, according to the recently released conference report for the fiscal 2020 defense policy bill. The desire among the Baltic states — Lithuania , Latvia and Estonia — for steadier and more robust American presence to deter Russia is strong. NATO and the U.S. military have already drastically bolstered their presence in Eastern Europe following [...]