What I don’t understand is WHY the newly independent Baltic States are doing themselves a major fiscal disservice by becoming increasingly dependent on foreign land-based troops, weapons, tanks, and assorted assault vehicles in-country. It has nothing to do with Article 5.
The Baltic States have NOT been attacked by any foreign power nor are they likely to be.
It is an unashamed make-work opportunity for a down-in-the-dumps military hardware industry.
According to a BNS report on March 1, Latvia’s then-defence...
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