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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Finland in 2014: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

2014 witnessed a sharp deterioration in relations between Russia and the West. The annexation of Crimea to Russia in March was a sweepingly bold...

Swedish Security and Defence in 2014 as Seen from the East

Sweden is, in terms of GDP and population, the largest of the Nordic and Baltic nations. This paper examines last year’s security- and defence-related...

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...
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