Posts tagged as Baltic Defense

Baltic Security Foundation established to promote regional defense synchronization

Friday, July 12, 2019

The Baltic Security Foundation (BSF) was officially established this week with the goal to promote and foster Baltic regional defense and security, BSF representatives informed LETA. Olevs Nikers, president of the BSF, is an analyst at the Jamestown Foundation, and Otto Tabuns is the BSF director. The BSF has been established on the basis of the Baltic Security Strategy Project, which was led by Nikers and Tabuns. The objectives of…

Developments in Baltic Defense since Trump Took Office

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The Baltic states have felt themselves to be in something of a defense crisis since the Russian annexation of Crimea, which revealed Russia’s revisionist intentions to the extent that even Western Europeans began to take them seriously. While all three Baltic states worked to improve their own national defenses, they also had to rely on NATO to provide the resources necessary to deter or, if necessary, defeat Russia. Trump’s disparagement…