Latvia's Security and Defence Policy in 2007/2008

January 2008
Baltic Security & Defence Review;2008, Vol. 10, p269
Academic Journal
The article discusses Latvia's security and defense policy issues in 2007 and 2008. The report cites the new State Defense Concept and the redeployment of troops in Afghanistan as the most important events in Latvia's defense policy. Its membership in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the European Union (EU) provides Latvia with greater security.The new State Defense Concept gives Latvia the ability to stand against new threats. Latvia also continues to improve its military capabilities by participating in NATO and EU programs.


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