Fr. Raymond J. de Souza: Will NATO throw the Baltic states under the bus … again?
VILNIUS, LITHUANIA — There are few places where Donald Trump’s recent erratic musings – policy would be too strong a word – about America’s commitment to her NATO allies would cause more upset than here. Lithuania has been a NATO member since 2004. At the Warsaw summit this month, the military alliance committed troops to Poland and the Baltic states precisely to signal its commitment to collective security in the face of Russian aggression under President Vladimir Putin.
Having invaded and annexed Crimea, and invaded and fomented civil war in eastern Ukraine, Putin is moving troops in a menacing fashion along