Sweden’s Nato Workaround: Swedish security and defense policy against the backdrop of Russian revisionism

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Series Details Number 64
Publication Date November 2015
ISBN 978-2-36567-480-5
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Russia’s revisionist foreign policy and military build-up has considerable security implications for the Baltic Sea region, including for Sweden.

The debate on Sweden’s strategic posture and its position within the European security architecture is also relevant beyond the country’s border. After decades of important financial cuts and reforms aimed at exclusively orienting the Swedish Armed Forces toward expeditionary operations, the task yet proves difficult.

Source Link https://www.ifri.org/en/publications/etudes-de-lifri/focus-strategique/swedens-nato-workaround-swedish-security-and-defense
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  • https://www.ifri.org/sites/default/files/atoms/files/fs64kunz_0.pdf
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