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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shakes hands with Latvian President Egils Levits.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky shakes hands with Latvian President Egils Levits.

Latvian President: Only the West’s Weakness Can Provoke Russia

Egils Levits talks about military aid for Ukraine, a special tribunal for Russian war crimes, and how to respond to nuclear blackmail.

French soldiers during a NATO drill in Estonia
French soldiers during a NATO drill in Estonia

Baltic States Are Pushing NATO for More Than Just a Tripwire Against Russia

Moscow’s neighbors in NATO want larger troop deployments that could deter any more land grabs by Putin.

Soldiers take part in a NATO military exercise in Adazi, Latvia, on Nov. 29, 2021.
Soldiers take part in a NATO military exercise in Adazi, Latvia, on Nov. 29, 2021.

NATO Is Dangerously Exposed in the Baltic

Don’t listen to Russia. NATO needs to bolster, not downsize, its flimsy defenses.

Soldiers take part in the NATO military exercise "Winter Shield" in Latvia.
Soldiers take part in the NATO military exercise "Winter Shield" in Latvia.

Baltic Citizens Worry They’re Next on Russia’s Menu

Moscow’s aggression has stirred old fears in its neighbors.

Migrant children peer through a barbed wire fence as security forces in riot gear on the other side look back at them.
Migrant children peer through a barbed wire fence as security forces in riot gear on the other side look back at them.

The Poland-Belarus Border Crisis Is a Harbinger of the Future

The crisis is a window into the pitfalls of prevailing migration politics.

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