Transatlantic Security Initiative Assistant Director Robbie Gramer writes for Foreign Affairs on the promise and pitfalls of US strategy in the Baltics:

In March, a US Army convoy rolled 1,100 miles across six countries in Europe. The convoy, which included over five hundred US military personnel and 120 vehicles making their way through Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and the Czech Republic and back to their base in Germany, was the longest that Europe had seen since the Battle of the Bulge, in 1944.

This operation, Dragoon Ride, was a compelling bit of showmanship for a world rocked by the crisis in Ukraine. But the operation also demonstrates the strengths and pitfalls of American commitments to European security, and offers a glimpse into how the conflict in Ukraine has forced NATO to reexamine its purpose and future.

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