Will East-West Standoff in Baltics turn into Berlin-type stalemate?
Pavel Felgenhauer, Jamestown Foundation
Saturday, July 2, 2016
While continuing to exchange barbs, the West and Russia are building a more institutionalized pattern of standoff in Europe that involves increasingly predictable tit-for-tat mirrored actions. Both sides profess their actions to be purely defensive, but these are increasingly robust defences.