Concern about neighboring Russia is growing in Finland. The Finnish ministry of defense has now written to about a million reservists. The letter tells them which unit or regiment they would be assigned to in the event of a military crisis.
Finland's GPS signal was disrupted during NATO's recent military drills and Russia may have been the culprit, according to Finland's prime minister. The apparent jamming also affected air traffic in Norway.
Norway provides ample obstacles as the military alliance's make-believe battleground for the Trident Juncture exercise. Still, Teri Schultz finds today's high-tech capabilities require (warm) boots on the ground.
France is leading a 10-country defense initiative in a bid to "face new threats" outside existing structures. Germany is wary that the project could entangle its military in foreign interventions and undermine the EU.
Lithuania's Linas Linkevicius tells DW that Russia has been violating the terms of the INF nuclear arms treaty. He says action is necessary to force all parties to comply with the agreement.
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