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The multi-speed Baltic States. Reinforcing the defence capabilities of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia
The multi-speed Baltic States. Reinforcing the defence capabilities of Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia

Author(s): Piotr Szymański
Subject(s): Politics, Governance, Public Administration, Public Law, Geopolitics
Published by: Ośrodek Studiów Wschodnich im. Marka Karpia
Keywords: Baltic States; Lithuania; Latvia; Estonia
Summary/Abstract: The Baltic states are often viewed by the West and Russia as a single region. However, the different economic and demographic potentials, strategic cultures and geographic location result in differences in their defence solutions. Estonia is devoted to a conscript-based army with a significant reserve force, Latvia is developing professional army with a small reserve, and Lithuania has decided to combine the two models.

  • Page Count: 23
  • Publication Year: 2017
  • Language: English