Opinion

In Latvia, boredom will become our soldiers’ worst enemy

Unless Putin loses his marbles, he will never challenge a NATO alliance that collectively spends more than a dozen times the annual Russian defence budget.

A Canadian infantry officer and his Latvian counterpart in the Hohenfels Training Area, Germany, during an exercise as part of NATO’s Operation Reassurance mission in central and eastern Europe on March 26. MCpl Jennifer Kusche photograph courtesy of DND

By SCOTT TAYLOR

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, May 17, 2017 12:00 AM

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