Why the states of the Baltic are wrong to feel blue
Obama has dramatically improved security for Poland and the Baltic states. So why do they feel sidelined?
Appeared in print on 16.09.2010
The Riga Security Conference is Latvia’s big annual shindig: this year’s guest list included the three Baltic presidents, plus Bronislaw Komorowski of Poland and his defence minister, Bogdan Klich, as well as the foreign minister of Georgia and (sadly not on the same panel) Mikhail Margelov, a heavyweight Russian politician. Plus plenty of think-tankers, media and government people from around the region.