NATO’s Northern members are increasingly concerned about Russia’s military activities. This Whitehall Paper contains perspectives from prominent authors across the region, showing how member states are responding, individually and collectively, to Moscow’s resurgence. Overall, it identifies the common but differentiated responsibility that member states have for security in the Alliance’s northern regions.
Foreword Stuart Peach
Introduction: Security in Northern Europe John Andreas Olsen
1. The High North: A Call for a Competitive Strategy Rolf Tamnes
2. The Baltic Region Tomas Jermalavičius and Eerik Marmei
3. The Nordic Region Svein Efjestad
4. The UK and the Northern Group: A Necessary Partnership Peter Roberts
5. Defence and Security in Northern Europe: A German Perspective Karl-Heinz Kamp
6. Netherlands Defence and Security Policy: Coping with a ‘New Normal’? Frans Osinga
7. Poland: NATO’s Front Line State Marcin Zaborowski
8. Defence and Security in Northern Europe: A Washington View Alexander Vershbow and Magnus Nordenman
9. Canada and Security in Northern Europe David Perry
10. NATO and the Challenge in the North Atlantic and the Arctic James G Foggo and Alarik Fritz
Conclusion: Deterrence, Defence and Dialogue John Andreas Olsen
The Whitehall Paper series provides in-depth studies of specific developments, issues or themes in the field of national and international defence and security. Published twice a year, Whitehall Papers reflect the highest standards of original research and analysis, and are invaluable background material for policy-makers and specialists alike.