19 May 2015
Minsk Armistice in Ukraine Advances to Political Phase
Moscow, Berlin, some other Western European capitals, and most recently, US Secretary of State John Kerry are growing eager to see the Minsk Two...
4 May 2015
Defence Forces on Foreign Missions – End of One Era, Beginning of Another?
In April, Estonia marked Veterans Day for the third time to thank and recognize men and women who have strengthened Estonian security and...
30 April 2015
The Ultimate Deterrent
Both NATO’s northern front-line allies—the Baltic states and Poland—as well as officially non-aligned Finland and Sweden now face the possibility –...
28 April 2015
“The Limits of Order”: What Role for Offensive Cyber?
Targeted cyber strikes are faster, cleaner, cheaper, less risky, and more stealthy than conventional military and intelligence operations. Who can...
27 April 2015
A discussion about compulsory military service for women arose before the last Parliamentary elections in Estonia. The new coalition agreement that...
23 April 2015
The Challenges of Information Campaigns in Estonia: the Warfare for Hearts and Minds
The Ukraine crisis reminded us in a dramatic manner of the problems posed by Russian information campaigns. Estonia and EU experts were both forced to...
17 April 2015
Vatican-Turkey Diplomatic Row Poses Tough Questions For Estonia As Well
The Vatican and Turkey are embroiled in a row after Pope Francis used the word genocide in referring to the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians in Turkey...