Russia and Belarus Are Using Migrants as a Weapon Against the EU
Authoritarian regimes in Moscow and Minsk are aiding Iraqis and Afghans in order to sow chaos and domestic discord in Eastern European countries.
Is Lithuania the West’s First Line of Defense?
The small Baltic nation is facing down threats from authoritarian regimes in Russia, Belarus, and China.
Pressured By China, Lithuania Won’t Back Down Over Taiwan
Lithuanian Foreign Minister Gabrielius Landsbergis said his country is working to find a diplomatic solution.
Belarus Is Becoming Europe’s North Korea
Fear and panic spread among dissidents after journalist seized from forced-down plane.
European Leaders Urge Russia Not to Intervene in Belarus
After a violent crackdown on protesters, Belarus’s leader has lost all credibility in the eyes of his people, Lithuania’s foreign minister says.
Lithuania Is Forming a New Relationship With Its Past—and With Israel
As political ties flourish, the country is taking tenuous steps to confront its Holocaust history. But it hasn’t gone far enough.
Don’t Believe the Russian Hype
Moscow’s missile capabilities in the Baltic Sea region are not nearly as dangerous as they seem.
Lithuania, Leery of Moscow, Spars With Belarus Over Nuclear Reactor
Fearing the Kremlin’s grand design, and another nuclear disaster, Vilnius has turned a power plant into a battleground.
Lithuania Opens Door to Gay Chechens Fleeing Persecution, While U.S. Slams It Shut
Survivors of prison camps in Russia are looking for some place to go.
‘Russia Is a Threat … to All of Europe’
Lithuania’s president talks to Foreign Policy about Vladimir Putin's "little green men" and whether Donald Trump really believes in NATO.
Lithuania Braces for Putin … and Trump
Lithuania's not going to get prepared. Lithuania's going to be prepared.
Europe’s Militaries Have a Sharing Problem
Forget an EU Army. When close allies can’t even buy equipment together, closer defense cooperation is a pipe dream.
Canada, Ukraine, and Poland Are Having a Passionate Lovefest on Twitter
Poland even used a winky face.
If Russia Started a War in the Baltics, NATO Would Lose — Quickly
War games show NATO’s eastern flank is vulnerable. To deter Moscow, the United States will need to deploy heavy armor on a large scale, a new study says.
For Mother Russia’s Former States, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors
Amid heightened tensions between Russia and Estonia, Tallinn confirmed on Thursday that plans are in the works to build a fence between the two countries.