08 august 2020

The Baltics missed out this time but the long pursuit of US troops in the region will pay off ǀ View The Baltics missed out this time but the long pursuit of US troops in the region will pay off ǀ View | Euronews

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When President Donald Trump first floated his plans to drawdown US forces in Germany, the Baltic states immediately sprang into action in an attempt to lure some of the reassigned troops within their own borders. The permanent housing of American military personnel has long been a strategic objective of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. “We are ready to invest in this and we would be extremely happy,” Latvia’s defense minister pitched his proposal to Washington in a well-choreographed message. [...]