Will Sweden join NATO?

The threat posed by Russia has led to swift action by the Swedish government, as it pertains to debates regarding whether the country needs to join NATO or not. The reversal from the Swedish peace dividend have in the last few years originated from incursions by a submarine as

Is the Russian Defence Growing Mightier Than NATO?

Military strength and might has been an issue in various parts of the world as a tool for fighting instability and enhancing the territorial integrity of various states. For that reason, countries have come together, pooled their resources to work to develop more modern, strategic and winning military training.

Military Spending in the Baltic States

The global spending on defence is forecasted to be at its highest in the year 2018, following the projections, which show that countries will spend up to $1.67 trillion, which is a slight increase from the all time post cold war highest of $1.63 trillion. This heightened expenditure is

Are US Sanctions the Solution?

The aggression perceived by Russia and its consequential massive military training and preparedness appears to be based on a less than pleasant relationship with the US. An example of this is the recent interceptions of US bombers that were followed by massive assignment of the Navy in the Baltic

Can Sweden Defend Its Territory

Sweden appears to be one of the most fearful of war in the Baltic region. While the other countries seem not to take the actions by Russia seriously, Sweden is moving forward with the agenda. This January, plans have been put forward to issue leaflets to its citizens as

Tension continues to rise in the Baltic region

Tension continues to rise between Russia and the NATO allied countries. These tensions are purely based on fear and the lack of trust between the cooperation members. On one side are the countries that are allied to NATO and on the other is Russia. Moreover, over the past few

Can Russia successfully launch a cyber war against the Baltic States?

Traditionally, the military has been about the protection of land, air and water. However, today, it has become important to protect cyberspace. This came about following the cyber attacks on the US government agencies and multinational corporations among others. Although the attackers are often not traceable and have been

Most Pressing Issues of the Baltic States

The World Wars’ aftermath together with the following formation and dissolution of the USSR left behind a number of consequences that persist today. When talking about the Baltic States, the first issue arising is their relationship with Russia. Problems that presented themselves before and during the independence of this

Russian Aggression Making the Baltic’s Nervous

With the recent further posturing of Vladimir Putin’s Russian Army, and the election of Donald J. Trump to the highest office in the United States this past month, things are starting to get a little tenser across the Baltic region. The election of Trump, who stated from day one

U.S. and Russian Policies Harming the Baltic!

Just as has been seen in the past in Vietnam and in Afghanistan, when two big boys on the block begin to toy with each other the countries and people who are most egregiously harmed are seldom the populations of those two nations but those from the proxy countries