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.

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Mike Winnerstig

Non-Resident Research Fellow

Dr Mike Winnerstig is a deputy director of research at the Swedish Defence Research Agency (FOI) and a member of the Royal Swedish Academy of the War Sciences. He has been a research fellow at several universities and international institutes, including the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University, USA, the Centre for Defence Studies, Aberdeen University, UK, and the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (Germany). He has published extensively on the security and defence policy of the United States, NATO, geopolitics, the security of the Baltic Sea region, and Swedish-Finnish defence cooperation. A former researcher/teacher at the Department of Political Science, Stockholm University, he regularly teaches international relations theory and European security at the Estonian School of Diplomacy, Tallinn.

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