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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Russia’s Electronic Warfare Capabilities to 2025: Challenging NATO in the Electromagnetic Spectrum

“ICDS’s study could not be more timely. This is a professional work that catalogues the seriousness of the threat without being unduly alarmist. It is...

Decoding Zapad-2017

Russia’s military exercise Zapad-2017, which will be conducted jointly with Belarus, will be actively scrutinized by Western media channels, and...

First on the Front Lines - the Role of Volunteers in Countering Russia's Military Aggression against Ukraine

Russia’s military aggression gave rise to many spontaneous social and economic developments in Ukraine.
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