Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review volume 33, issue 1, P27-47 2015 DOI: 10.1515/lfpr-2016-0008 View full text
Maksimas Milta

Abstract: Abstract The article addresses Lithuania’s foreign policy vis-à-vis the Eastern Partnership programme in 2009-2014 from the perspective of small states’ abilities to influence decision making processes within the European Union. The author aims at revealing the puzzle of Lithuania’s marginal capacities of absolute power being disproportional to the output of its foreign policy towards implementation of the Eastern Partnership programme and hence utilising “smart state strategy” conceptualised by Anders Wiv…

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