What Lithuanian defence industry and policymakers can learn from Taiwan?

Taiwan’s defence industry (DI) can develop modern armaments that can deter a potential opponent and is even aiming to export them globally. The case study of Taiwan’s DI provides another argument on the need to […]

Dr. Gitanas Nausėda

G. Nausėda: the more flexible the EU is, the stronger it is

The Lithuania Tribune spoke with professor Gitanas Nausėda, well known economist and independent presidential candidate. The interview was conducted by our collaborator Liudvikas Jakavičius. Dr. G. Nausėda – obtained a Bachelor degree in Economics by […]

The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

Minister of Defence Raimundas Karoblis

Lithuania’s 2018 defense budget should be 2.006 pct of GDP

Lithuania’s defense budget for 2018 should be 2.006 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP), Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis cited the latest calculations on Tuesday. […]

Viktoras Pranskietis

Lithuania should stop raising defense spending – Seimas’ speaker

After Lithuania begins next year to earmark 2 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) to defence, financing of the sector should not grow any further, says Parliamentary Speaker Viktoras Pranckietis. […]