The world as we know it continued the slow dissolve that had been underway for years, and even picked up the pace.
With the West wavering, Latvia is tripling its special operations forces.
The news of the OECD accession will only act as so much chum in the water for a weakened but very dangerous shark.
The migrants Latvia wants to stop are Russian migrants, with or without main battle tanks and artillery.
Iran, Russia, and the oil-producing -stans are in for pain but good; and that pain will translate into both more regional instability and less power projection.
Poland is becoming the number one supporter of further European expansion.
Transnistria is taking on a significance totally disproportionate to its size. It is as if Russia’s regional anxieties are being played out on the smallest stage of all.