The Nato Summit in Vilnius merely makes Putin’s point

John Wight
5 min readJul 11, 2023

In his 1988 memoir of life as a Jew during the Nazi occupation of Lithuania — Kaddish for Kovno: Life and Death in a Lithuanian Ghetto — William W. Mishell makes the salient point that “Under Germany we [the Jews of Lithuania] were doomed. Under the Russians we were free.”

Given that memory loss is now all the rage in capitals across the Western hemisphere, let us take a…

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