Posts tagged as Baltic security

A New Alliance Between Poland, Sweden, and the United States for Baltic Security?

By Tomasz Pradzynski on Saturday, June 1, 2019

The Baltic Sea region has undergone a remarkable transformation over the last 30 years from an area of potential competition and instability in the aftermath of the collapse of the Soviet Union to a place of robust stability, deep Euro-Atlantic integration, and economic dynamism. Countries that were previously divided by the Iron Curtain now cooperate on a large scale. The Warsaw summit in 2016 demonstrated NATO’s determination to defend its…

The Baltic split: America First and Europe First

By Jeroen Bult on Tuesday, July 24, 2018

It seems like ages ago. Last April, the three Baltic Presidents, Kaljulaid, Vējonis and Grybauskaitė, crossed the Atlantic for a rendez-vous with their illustrious American counterpart, Trump. The official reason was this year’s celebration of the centennials of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, but probably more important was the craving for an explicit affirmation of Trump’s commitment to Baltic security. After all, The Donald’s devotion to the defence of the Baltic States…