• Georgia elections: Georgian Dream still at the helm 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg (NUPI Policy Brief;2016-36, Research report, 2016)
      Contrary to expectations that the election results would necessitate a new coalition government, the recent parliamentary elections in Georgia have secured a constitutional majority for the Georgian Dream. This is evidence ...
    • Governance entrepreneurs as spoilers in Nordic defence cooperation 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg; Friis, Karsten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      The deteriorated security situation in Europe has contributed to a renewed focus on Nordic defence cooperation. Recent political statements indicate an increased interest among the Nordic states to strengthen regional ...
    • 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 ...
    • The Shifting Boundaries of Nordic Defence Cooperation 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg (Research paper;2020-01, Research report, 2020)
      Nordic security and defence cooperation is shifting with the rapid rise and expansion of European defence cooperation. Spanning industrial collaboration, capability development, training and operations, planning, as well ...
    • Swedish–Norwegian Defence Cooperation: New opportunities? 

      Bredesen, Maren Garberg; Friis, Karsten (NUPI Policy Brief;2017-07, Research report, 2017)
      Swedish–Norwegian defence cooperation has encountered rough seas in recent years, but now seems to have entered smoother waters. This is due to both push and pull factors: push because the new security ...