Defence & Security

The downsides of joining NATO’s Baltic reassurance effort

For NATO to move 4,000 troops right up to Russia’s Baltic borders has to be seen as a deliberate provocation of Russia, just as things seem to be stabilizing.

Private Thomas Roulin, deployed with the Operation Reassurance Land Task Force, fires during training as part of a multinational military exercise involving 23 countries, in Wędrzyn, Poland on June 9. DND photograph by Cpl. Guillaume Gagnon

By SCOTT TAYLOR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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