Analysing international policy processes and Lithuania’s role in them
Review Nov 09, 2020

Running Up That Hill


Covid or not, there is no better time to invest in robust deterrence and defense, which can serve as a fundamental layer for and gateway to a prosperous society. Thus, the role of policy-makers, in Lithuania and other nations on NATO’s Eastern flank remains vital in rallying attention and resources toward security and enhanced cooperation among the Allies. Running up that hill is now more crucial than ever before.

Giedrimas Jeglinskas is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. He also holds a master’s degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and a Master’s in Business Administration from Columbia Business School in New York. G. Jeglinskas is a former vice minister of national defence and a reserve officer of the Lithuanian Armed Forces. He has served at the Grand Duke Algirdas Mechanised Infantry Battalion in Rukla, as well as the Second Investigation Department under the Ministry of National Defence. Mr Jeglinskas is also currently a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the US think-tank Atlantic Council.