• Adapting NATO’s Conventional Force Posture in the Nordic-Baltic Region 

      Friis, Karsten; Kacprzyk, Artur (PISM Policy Paper;No. 3 (156), Research report, 2017)
      The security of NATO members in the Nordic-Baltic region is interconnected by such factors as the possibility of geographical escalation, the importance of securing the North Atlantic for U.S. reinforcement of Europe, and ...
    • After Crimea: The future of Nordic Defence Cooperation 

      Friis, Karsten; Saxi, Håkon Lunde (NUPI Policy Brief;2018-06, Research report, 2018)
    • Analyzing Security Subregions: Forces of Push, Pull, and Resistance in Nordic Defense Cooperation 

      Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      How can we best analyze security subregions? The most commonly used theory of regional security in the discipline of international relations, the regional security complex theory, focuses on large regions, such as Europe, ...
    • Bastionforsvaret og Russlands militærmakt. Et utdatert trusselbilde? 

      Kvam, Ina Holst-Pedersen (NUPI Policy Brief;2021-2, Research report, 2021)
      Russlands potensielle etablering av Bastionforsvaret er forankret i inneværende langtidsplan (LTP) som Forsvarets dimensjonerende scenario for en eventuell stormaktskonflikt. Kombinasjonen av våpenteknologisk utvikling og ...
    • Biowar next? Security implications of the coronavirus 

      Friis, Karsten (LSE Ideas Strategic Update;, Research report, 2020)
      In this Strategic Update, Karsten Friis investigates the pandemic's potential consequences for the world, its armed forces, the integration of Europe, US-China relations, as well as the concept and practice of 'war' more ...
    • Complexities of Achieving Strategic Stability in Southern Asia: An Indian Perspective 

      Sethi, Manpreet (NUPI Research Paper;2020-05, Research report, 2020)
      The concept of strategic stability provides a framework for strengthening security in the nuclear age. This report explores the possibilities and constraints for achieving strategic stability in South Asia. The strained ...
    • Conventional Counterforce Dilemmas: South Korea's Deterrence Strategy and Stability on the Korean Peninsula 

      Hiim, Henrik Stålhane; Bowers, Ian (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      In response to North Korea's nuclear weapons program, South Korea is quietly pursuing an independent conventional counterforce and countervalue strategy. This strategy is unique. Few, if any, nonnuclear states have sought ...
    • Et ambisiøst fagmilitært råd 

      Friis, Karsten (Journal article, 2019)
      En diskusjon av det siste Fagmilitære rådet (FMR) fra Forsvarssjefen
    • European Defence and Third Countries after Brexit 

      Svendsen, Øyvind (NUPI Policy Brief;2018-03, Research report, 2018)
      The UK’s departure from the European Union has given energy to the process towards ‘ever closer Union’ in the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP). Many policies and initiatives have been brought to the table in ...
    • The European Defence Fund and Norway 

      Friis, Karsten (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-13, Research report, 2020)
      The establishment of the European Defence Fund (EDF) represents an important step towards a more coherent European security architecture. It is broadly recognised that Europe needs to reduce duplication between, as well ...
    • Explaining Russian reactions to increased NATO military presence 

      Godzimirski, Jakub M. (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-16, Research report, 2019)
      Ever since NATO’s enlargement process began, Russia has voiced concerns for the impact of a greater NATO military presence near the Russian border for its national security. While the signing of the 1997 NATO–Russia Founding ...
    • Finding a European response to Huawei’s 5G ambitions 

      Weber, Valentin (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-05, Research report, 2019)
      This policy brief suggests that European countries should institute national reviewing boards overseen by intelligence agencies to vet Huawei equipment. If that is not feasible due to a lack of resources or capabilities ...
    • How The Joint Strike Fighter Seeks To Preserve Air Supremacy For Decades To Come 

      Neubauer, Sigurd (NUPI Policy Brief;, Research report, 2017)
      Since its inception in 2001, the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program has cleared several technical and political hurdles as it is nearing the end of its development stage, formally known as System Development and Demonstration ...
    • Military Offensive Cyber-Capabilities: Small-State Perspectives 

      Muller, Lilly Pijnenburg (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-01, Research report, 2019)
      This Policy Brief provides an overview of the military cyber-defence strategies and capabilities of Norway and of the Netherlands. Comparison of the two different approaches offers insights into their differing tactics and ...
    • Missiles, Vessels and Active Defence What Potential Threat Do the Russian Armed Forces Represent? 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg; Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      In 2019, Russia’s Chief of the General Staff, Valery Gerasimov, presented a ‘strategy of active defence’, a possible prelude to the forthcoming Russian military doctrine. This article examines this strategy with particular ...
    • Offensive cyberoperasjoner: Den nye normalen? 

      Friis, Karsten (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Kan stater gå til motangrep om de blir angrepet digitalt i fredstid? Hva gjør toneangivende land, og hva sier internasjonal rett og normer om dette? Og hva kan de sikkerhetspolitiske konsekvensene bli av økt bruk av offensive ...
    • US-Norway Bilateral Defense Agreements: a partnership that strengthens NATO 

      Cullen, Patrick; Stormoen, Ole Martin (NUPI Policy Brief;2020-6, Research report, 2020)
      The defense partnership between the United States and Norway plays a crucial role for both American and Norwegian national defense. Less understood is the important and positive role that these US-Norwegian bilateral defense ...
    • Why Franco-German leadership on European defense is not in sight 

      Kunz, Barbara (NUPI Policy Brief;2019-10, Research report, 2019)