20 June 2016
Finnish White Paper on Foreign and Security Policy
Last week, on 17 June 2016, the Finnish Government published its white paper, Government Report on Finnish Foreign and Security Policy*. It was about...
10 June 2016
CyCon 2016 and NITEC2016: NATO's Cyber Defence Post-Warsaw
Over the last ten days, more than a thousand senior government, military, academy and industry leaders gathered in Tallinn, Estonia, to discuss cyber...
10 June 2016
CyCon, Cyber Power and Security Strategy
The number of countries and non-state groups that are developing various types of cyber capabilities continues to rise. These skills and tools are...
5 May 2016
Putin’s Secret Force Multiplier: Special Operations Forces
One in three questions posed to President Vladimir Putin during his recent annual live phone-in show covered issues of national security. Public...
4 May 2016
Finland's NATO Membership Dilemma
A recent report by four experienced Finnish, French and Swedish international security experts (M. Bergquist, F. Heisbourg, R. Nyberg and T....
19 April 2016
Russia May Wish to Provoke a Serious Incident before NATO's Summit in Warsaw
The Kremlin pretends officially that it does not comprehend the Baltic and Polish “paranoia“ concerning their perceived Russian threat and demand for...
23 March 2016
Notes from Belgium
For anyone in Estonia working with security and defence issues it is difficult not to be affected by what happened on 22 March in Brussels. As a nerve...
10 March 2016
Thoughts from ‘Inside the War Room’ of BBC2
Putin’s invasion of Crimea in March 2014 and subsequent incursions by regular Russian troops into eastern Ukraine in support of separatists in Donetsk...