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Update on Baltic Advocacy Days 2020

March 20, 2020

U.S. Democratic presidential candidates and the Baltics

February 24, 2020

Baltic Advocacy Days 2020

February 21, 2020

Defense bill including support for Baltics passes House; awaits final approval

December 17, 2019

Statement on U.S. Sanctions Targeting Global corruption including Latvian oligarch

December 11, 2019

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December 17, 2019

On December 11, the United States House of Representatives passed the final conference report on the Defense authorization bill by an overwhelming margin, and it now awaits final Senate action.

The NDAA (National Defense Authorization Act for 2020) has key items with respect to the Baltics and deterring Russian aggression. These include an increase in military assistance to the Baltic countries, giving a strong message for commitment to NATO, and greenlighting a measure to sanction companies involved with the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pi...

December 7, 2016

The following remarks were given on December 7, 2016, at a briefing by the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE, better known as the Helsinki Commission). Other experts who spoke at the hearing were Michael Johnson, Senior Defense Analyst at the RAND Corporation, and Magnus Nordenman, Director of the Transatlantic Security Initiative, and Deputy Director of the Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security at the Atlantic Council of the United States. 

My name is Karl Altau, and I’m the Managing Director of the Joint Balti...

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