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Jun 2017

Given Russia’s ‘proactive’ behavior in Europe, this paper examines the strategic importance of the Baltic Sea Region as a critical economic hub. The text particularly focuses on 1) the region’s most important non-military vulnerabilities; 2) Russia’s ongoing actions in the area and the strategic options it has at its disposal; 3) NATO’s maritime capabilities and its efforts to deter and resist Russia; and 4) the military-civilian investments the Baltic States and their allies will need to make in order to blunt the threats they face.

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Author Frank G Hoffman
Series FPRI Monographs and Essays
Issue 16
Publisher Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI)
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