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.



If Some NATO Allies Were to Choose Russia Instead: A Perspective from Latvia

A recent WIN/Gallup International poll revealed that respondents in four NATO countries – Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey – would rather see...

"There Is Massive Uncertainty": The 2017 Munich Security Conference (MSC) amid Unprecedented Volatility

“Today’s international security environment is more volatile than it’s been at any point that I can remember in my career. There is massive...

Russia Sends A New Message On Its Plans for the Donbas. Are We Ready to Listen?

Russia’s recent decision to grant official recognition of civil documents issued in the self-proclaimed people’s republics of Luhansk and Donetsk (LNR...


Maritime Aspects of Defence and Deterrence

On 20 February, ICDS was pleased to welcome delegations from the United States and the three Baltic states to a seminar to discuss the maritime...

Dmitri Teperik at the BALTDEFCOL Annual Conference on Russia 2017

ICDS Chief Executive Dmitri Teperik participated in the Annual Conference on Russia, which was organised by the Baltic Defence College in Tartu on...
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