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Trump’s Baltic summit echoes Reagan’s first proclamation for Eastern European freedom 50 years ago

By Gene Kopelson on Monday, April 2, 2018

On April 3, 2018, President Donald Trump will welcome to the White House the presidents of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania in a reaffirmation of ties between the three Baltic nations and the United States. Those three nations, along with many others, suffered for many decades as Soviet vassal states behind the Iron Curtain. Exactly fifty years ago, Ronald Reagan made his own first official foray into the geopolitics of Eastern…