Eastern Flank Security: The Siren Song of NATO’s Hawks An Essay by Klaus Wiegrefe, Der Spiegel

NATO political and military leaders are intent on bolstering the alliance’s presence in the Baltic states and Poland. But does doing so actually improve European security? There is plenty of room for doubt…

Absolute security for one side translates to absolute insecurity for all other powers. Putin has already announced that he will react to the new NATO moves with countermeasures.

The declared goal of NATO’s more robust presence is that of making the eastern edge of the Western alliance more secure. It is legitimate to doubt whether NATO will achieve that goal. Läs artikel