RIGA - Any member of the public trying to use the Latvian National Library last Thursday or Friday would have been turned away. Hulky, earpiece-wearing security guards were there to make sure of it — as they were for the whole first half of the year, when the library was hosting most of the meetings for Latvia’s presidency of the EU Council.
This time, it was NATO’s turn to keep out Latvia’s bibliophiles.
At least, in some cases, the EU Council meetings had been worth it. Those intensely circuitous, jargon-filled discussions did slowly lum...
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