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Ominous Portents For The Baltic States?

Last week I had a quick look at the purchase by Latvia of surplus armoured vehicles from Britain as part of the Baltic nation’s commitments to its NATO membership. The … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 19 Comments

Playing With The Big Boys

The things the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation encourages its aspirant member states to do in order to play with the big boys. In the case of Latvia, with its tiny, largely … Continue reading

September 22, 2014 · 3 Comments

The Age Of Wars

Couple of things caught my eye over the weekend. One is the low key presence of the regular Iraqi Armed Forces in the recent fighting against armed contingents of the … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · 8 Comments

From Irish Ireland To English Ireland

There’s been something of a surprise result from Latvia where a national referendum has rejected moves to make Russian the second official language of the small Baltic nation along with … Continue reading

February 20, 2012 · 4 Comments

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