The Baltic Nations Look Abroad and See Problems
Oct 4, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
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- Membership in the European Union and NATO will remain the cornerstone of Lithuania's, Latvia's and Estonia's foreign policy strategies.
- Friction in the Atlantic alliance, as well as political fragmentation in Europe, will continue to pose a threat to the Baltic states, because these countries depend on their international alliances for their security.
- While NATO membership is an important factor deterring a formal invasion, the Baltic countries will remain under threat from other forms of aggression, including cyberattacks and disinformation campaigns.