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Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

Barack Obama's visit to Stockholm is a symbolic token of recognition from the US to Sweden and the Nordic states which, despite being a small actor on the international arena (25 million inhabitants in total), are highly active within…

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

Sweden is thus interested in new forms of military co-operation with NATO. It sees the growing significance of the NATO Response Force, which after 2014 will contribute to maintaining interoperability of NATO member states as part of…

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

On 22 April, the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet carried a story that two Russian Tu-22M3 bombers escorted by four Su-27 fighter aircraft took part in exercises at night on 29/30 March in international airspace,…

Point of View | | Justyna Gotkowska

Sweden finds itself in the midst of the most heated debates about defence policy and the direction of military reforms since the end of the Cold War, as Stockholm faces the challenge of finding a new military security formula.

Analyses | | Justyna Gotkowska

The statements made last December by the Supreme Commander of the Swedish Armed Forces – that in case of limited armed attack Sweden would be able to defend itself for one week – have led to heated public discussions about Sweden’s…