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Latvia: Defending Our Country with the Resources We Have

Jānis Garisons
State Secretary, Latvian Ministry of Defense

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The Author is Jānis Garisons

Jānis Garisons is Latvia's Secretary of State in the Ministry of Defense. Prior to that he was Undersecretary of State-Policy Director in the Ministry (2013-2015), and prior to that he was the Ministry's Policy Director (2008-2013). Garisons has also held positions in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, including Director of the Security Policy Department and Head of the Regional Co-operation and Arms Control Division. He received a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War... Read More

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