21 February 2018
Syria is Getting Hotter
On December 11th 2017, five days after he announced his expected intention to run for the fourth time for Russia’s presidency, Vladimir Putin visited...
20 February 2018
Spy Swaps Make a Comeback in “Intelligence Culture”
As is common in intelligence affairs, the people who know cannot comment. But even the public coverage of recent spy swaps between Estonia and Russia...
20 February 2018
Munich Security Conference Tackled Weaknesses of European Security
There was no shortage of conflicts to be discussed at this year´s gathering of global security policy leaders in Munich.
19 February 2018
Elections and Hopelessness in Russia
February marks the a mid-point of the formal presidential campaign in Russia. Yet, even though the authorities have sought to maximize turnout, there...
15 February 2018
Minsk Deadlock Three Years Later
The 12th of February marks three years since the package of measures aimed at implementing Minsk agreement of 5 September 2014 was signed...
14 February 2018
UN Peacekeepers for Ukraine: Mantra in a Deadlock
The topic of bringing UN peacekeeping forces to the east of Ukraine is once again making rounds these days, even though the “mantra” itself is quite...
5 February 2018
Disinformation: A Fight for Crimea, Ukraine and the World
In discussing disinformation as a component of contemporary military conflicts, it is necessary to point out three key issues.
2 February 2018
Ensuring Continued Allied Presence in Estonia: The Importance of Deploying an Estonian Contingent to Mali
The Enhanced Forward Presence (eFP) of allied troops in NATO’s north-eastern flank (Baltic States and Poland), as decided at the Warsaw Summit in July...