After Crimea
Latvia Pokes the Russian Bear
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  • Pete

    Maybe they actually believe NATO — that is, the U.S.A. — will actually risk war for them. Fools.

    As far as the U.S. being treaty bound to defend the Baltic states, I believe the treaty you refer to has has loopholes in that regard. .

    • Jim__L

      Or we might simply ignore the treaty, like we ignored the one guaranteeing Ukraine’s territory, or like Putin ignored that missile treaty.

      Such inconvenient things, treaties. Like Constitutions, in that regard. The Enlightened (such as Obama) have no need for such artificial strictures.

  • BobSykes

    NATO lacks the military capacity to defend Latvia and Estonia. Possibly Lithuania, but the other Baltic states exist on Russian sufferance.

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