October 27, 2016

Why Britain Is Right to Be Deploying Troops to the Baltic

“Estonia has its own defence forces and together with the Nato battalion this is a serious combat group,” insists Tomas Jermalavicius of the International Centre for Defence and Security in Tallinn. “What we now have is a strong tripwire in case of Russian aggression.”

“Estonia has its own defence forces and together with the Nato battalion this is a serious combat group,” insists Tomas Jermalavicius of the International Centre for Defence and Security in Tallinn. “What we now have is a strong tripwire in case of Russian aggression.”

So what Nato agreed in Brussels yesterday is, in essence, that it will not allow a similar situation to develop in the Baltic States. “The threat level remains at Serious,” Jermalavicius says. “The scenario that Russia could make a very real military provocation is now accepted across the alliance.”
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