The achievement of independence by the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania stands as one of a series of profound changes that will affect security regimes in the Baltic Sea and littoral areas.
Canfield, Jeffrey L.
"The Independent Baltic States: Maritime Security Implications,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 45
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol45/iss4/6