By Yaroslav Bilinsky
After in short facing arguments for and opposed to NATO's expansion so far as Poland, the Czech Republic, and Hungary, the writer indicates why the expansion strategy has to be carried ahead to incorporate, within the close to destiny, the 3 Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania) and Ukraine. Inclusion of the Baltic States and of Ukraine in NATO might stabilize the zone via assisting the Russian democrats to pay attention to development a really democratic, market-oriented Russian nationwide kingdom, rather than succumbing to the temptation to revive the Soviet Union. Ukraine give a contribution to NATO a large traditional army strength and a first-rate strategic quarter; the Baltic States supply a first-rate situation and an indomitable spirit. The Balts and Ukraine might help NATO whilst ultimately admitted as complete members.
Using polling facts, revealed fabric, and interviews with Lithuanian and Ukrainian diplomats, the booklet convincingly indicates the stability of the Baltic and Ukrainian safeguard targets with out glossing over a few problems, either inner and external.