28 May 2015
CyCon Day 1: Focus on Resilience
Cyber conflict is going on all around us, all of the time. The smartphone in your pocket can be compromised to become part of a botnet (robot network)...
27 May 2015
Donetsk, Luhansk ‘People’s Republics’ Seek International Legitimization Through Local Elections
The possible international recognition of “elections” staged in the Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics” (“DPR, LPR”) is one of the major...
26 May 2015
Anatomy of a News Item
On 1 May 2015, Newsweek magazine published an article titled “Finnish military preparing 900,000 reservists for ‘crisis situation’”. The writer was...
20 May 2015
Eastern Partnership: Si vis pacem, para bellum (If You Want Peace, Prepare for War)
After the last Eastern Partnership (EaP) summit, in Vilnius in 2013, became a disaster for Ukraine, there are fewer chances that the EU will unveil...
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 –...