Lithuanian Foreign Policy Review volume 36, issue 1, P9-33 2017 DOI: 10.1515/lfpr-2017-0005 View full text
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Ieva Karpavičiūtė

Abstract: Abstract The paper addresses the security threat perception and securitization of existential threats in Lithuania. It focuses upon the securitization theory and its ability to explain the change of national security agendas as affected by the changes in national identity and existential security threats. It takes into account the internal and external factors that are shaping the objective and subjective national threat perception. The paper applies O. Waever’s securitization theory with an aim to explai…

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