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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16 March 2017

European Defence Spending: Turning a Corner?

Tony Lawrence,

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg issued his Annual Report this week, including the most recent figures for the Allies’ defence expenditure.

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10 March 2017

Defence - but Not Territorial Defence - Tops the EU's Agenda

Kristi Raik,

On 1 March, the European Commission published a White Paper laying out five different scenarios for the future of the EU27 (thereby presuming that the...

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Resilience as Part of NATO's Strategy: Deterrence by Denial and Cyber Defence

The School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) of John Hopkins University published a study entitled “Forward Resilience: Protecting Society in...

Soldiers of Peace

Estonian, Finnish and Irish troops serve under a combined battalion in the UNIFIL mission in south Lebanon. The size of the contribution these three...

Brexit and Baltic Sea Security

The result of the UK’s June 2016 referendum on continued membership of the EU was unexpected and its consequences may be wide-ranging and grave. This...
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