Estonia's defense dollars spent wisely? Interview with Tony Lawrence

  • 2007-07-11
  • Interview by Joel Alas
Defense is high on the agenda in Estonia, following the deaths of two soldiers in Afghanistan, and the fallout from the so-called cyber attacks in the wake of the Bronze Soldier removal.A former advisor to the Ministry of Defense from Britain, Lt. Col. Glen Grant, caused a stir by recently accusing the military of spending its budget too carelessly.  His claim prompted a sharp response from the commander of defense forces, Maj. Gen. Ants Laaneots, who derided Lt. Col. Grant as "not sufficiently competent."This week we speak to two researchers from the Tallinn-based Centre for Inter...
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