Aims to advance the transatlantic community’s strategic thinking on the security challenges facing the Baltic-Nordic region, from armed or cyber attacks to threats against social cohesion and energy security.


6 January 2015

Clocking military air miles — annoyance, threat or danger?

Jaan Murumets,

The year 2014 saw a tripling of air incidents involving Russian military aircraft, over a half of those—about 40 encounters—taking place above the...

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16 December 2014

The Kremlin’s Alleged Man in Tallinn

Martin Hurt,

On Sunday, 14 December, Interfax ran a claim from Russia’s federal security service FSB that an Estonian Internal Security Service (Kaitsepolitsei)...

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Integrating Estonia’s Russian-Speaking Population: Findings of National Defense Opinion Surveys

Over the last 14 years, Estonia has accumulated a wealth of knowledge about security perceptions and attitudes towards national defense and state...

Tools of Destabilization

ICDS welcomes the publication of an FOI (Swedish Defense Research Agency) report on Russian soft power in the Baltic States, to which our researchers...

Cooperation and Conflict in the Arctic: A Road Map for Estonia

The strategic value of the Arctic region is increasing as sea ice diminishes and previously inaccessible regions become open for exploration and...
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