Tags: LIGNET | Estonia | Putin | NATO

LIGNET: Next Stop, Estonia: Steps Putin Could Take to Destabilize NATO

Image: LIGNET: Next Stop, Estonia: Steps Putin Could Take to Destabilize NATO
Russian tanks lined up in Belorussia for the joint Russian-Belorussian military exercises called 'Zapad 2013.' (Getty Images)
In a March 18 speech announcing the annexation of Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin made the case that the people of Crimea had the right to determine their political fate and strongly hinted that ethnic Russians outside the Russian Federation had the same right.

That logic now can be applied by Moscow to Western allies on the periphery of Russia, in line with Putin's presumed long-term goal: destabilizing NATO along Russia's borders.


Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.



© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

1Like our page
2Share
Newsfront
In a March 18 speech announcing the annexation of Crimea, Russian President Vladimir Putin made the case that the people of Crimea had the right to determine their political fate and strongly hinted that ethnic Russians outside the Russian Federation had the same right....
LIGNET,Estonia,Putin,NATO
Preview
Preview
84
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved