The Sukwali Gap is described as point of vulnerability that would risk isolating Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania from its NATO allies if seized by Russia. Recent exercises by NATO forces along this border underscore the need to expand defence operations beyond physical geography.
Canada has been criticized for not contributing enough money to international defence, but do defence expenditures truly reflect Canada’s contribution.
As Canada gears up to lead major NATO operations in the Baltics, what is at stake for involved actors?
Our Program Editors and Research Analysts look at the ongoing threat the Russian state poses to NATO.