STOCKHOLM, Sweden - There was a lot to like for the former communist countries of Central and Eastern Europe at last week's Baltic Sea Security conference in Stockholm. Western leaders from Germany, Scandinavia and the Untied States reasserted their enthusiasm for NATO and EU expansion and stressed that Baltic stability is intricately linked to the security of Europe and America.But in addition to the juicy promises, there was a caveat: When it comes to NATO and the EU, the store is open 24 hours, but those who want to shop must be able to pay."I understand nations are eager for deadlines, ...
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