28 May 2017
More Arms, More Peace?
President Donald Trump chose to make his first visit abroad – or rather to start his first foreign tour- in Saudi Arabia, instead of neighbouring...
26 May 2017
The Risk of Reopening History
Reflections on the 2017 Lennart Meri Conference.
15 May 2017
What to Do with North Korea?
The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) is not your typical diplomatic partner to communicate with. The efforts taken in the course of...
13 May 2017
A New Era of EU-NATO Cooperation: How to Make the Best of a Marriage of Necessity
The ICDS fresh study on EU-NATO cooperation is explained by the authors, the ICDS research fellows, Kristi Raik and Pauli Järvenpää. They are...
12 May 2017
Lennart Meri Conference 2017 Is About to Begin
Why this year’s Lennart Meri Conference is titled as ’Darkest Before Dawn?: The War on Trust and How to Win it’? The meaning of the title is explained...
9 May 2017
The Significance of Macron’s Election Victory
Only 39 years old, Emmanuel Macron is the youngest person ever elected president of the French Republic. He won the final round of the presidential...
5 May 2017
Russia's Mutilated Opposition
Ever since Vladimir Putin and the former KGB elite took full control of Russia, its liberal forces have been kept out of the Duma, as well as the...
2 May 2017
Moscow Promotes New Tsirkon Cruise Missile
Since Russia’s entry into the conflict in Syria in September 2015, the top brass and defense ministry have devoted increasingly more attention to the...