Estonia's defense dollars spent wisely? Interview with Kaarel Kaas

  • 2007-07-11
  • Interviews by Joel Alas
How has the Estonian public reacted to the deaths of the two soldiers in Afghanistan? Do they see this as the necessary cost of being involved in NATO?Partly it is seen as a sad necessity. But it doesn't help things, to be honest. If these kinds of scandals happen more often, then support for the mission will wane. But talking about this individual incident, the influence was dispersed over time. It happened on the eve of the midsummer holiday, so nobody was reading newspapers or watching television. It was only covered in the media the following week. If it had happened at any other ti...
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