Posts tagged as Atlantic Council

Representatives of the Atlantic Council, influential U.S. think-tank, on a visit in Lithuania

Thursday, May 23, 2019

“Now that it is in a very dangerous threat environment, Lithuania should continue what it is doing which is increase defence spending from 2 to 2.5 in overtime. That is appropriate for a frontline state which unfortunate Lithuania and other Baltic states are,” former  US Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Walt Slocombe says. He is visiting Lithuania this week in a delegation of defence and security experts and shapers…

Experts recommend beefed up US military force in Poland for protection of Baltics

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Experts with the Washington-based think tank Atlantic Council have warned in a study that NATO forces in Poland and the Baltic states could be overrun if attacked by Russia, the American military newspaper Stars and Stripes reported. The study by a task force of US security experts says that “a determined Russian conventional attack, especially if mounted with little warning, could defeat these forward-deployed NATO and US forces in a…