Addressing minority rights in Ukraine, Latvia key to successful deterrence
Canada’s presence in NATO is an essential means of promoting and protecting minority rights in the region.
A member of the Latvian National Armed Forces carries an artillery round during a training exercise overseen by members of the Mobile Training Team from the Royal Canadian Artillery School (RCAS) at Canadian Forces Base Gagetown. Canada’s involvement in Latvia under Operation Reassurance is ineffective for deterring unconventional tactics, write David Carment and Dani Belo. DND photograph courtesy of Aviator Jérôme Lessard/Task Force Latvia