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That's what I read into Marek's
Or perhaps over time the EU will be able to take the place of NATO in the minds of the Poles and Baltics, along with the military structures that implies, though without the Russian shift taking place, that wouldn't really change anything from an EU-RUssia perspective, except perhaps for the worse.
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Are you saying the Poles and Baltics whose minds we're talking about are the "self-proclaimed 'elites'"?

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by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Thu Feb 26th, 2009 at 06:40:47 AM EST
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