Thanks to Poland, NATO will defend the Baltic states
Under US pressure, Germany and others appear set to answer one of Europe’s most fundamental security questions.
Appeared in print on 21.01.2010
In a crunch, would NATO stand by its weakest members – the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania? After five years of dithering, the answer now seems to be ‘Yes’, with a decision in principle by the alliance to develop formal contingency plans to defend them.