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Linas Kojala is the Director of the Eastern Europe Studies Centre, a think tank in Vilnius, Lithuania and Lecturer at Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University. Opinions in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)Walking around the old town of Vilnius, capital of Lithuania, you cannot miss a plaque on a historic building. It reads, "Anyone who would choose Lithuania as an enemy has also made an enemy of the United States of America."