This podcast is Part 3 in a series of discussions with researchers in International Business and Economics on changes in the global economy driven by political, social and technological trends. Our analysts discuss social and technological innovation, including the impact of a growing digital economy and the integration of technology en masse into everyday life across the world.
How would Russia react to Finland joining NATO? Is this even an option for Finland? Ida Männistö explores.
How can the Alliance limit Russia’s A2/AD strategy in the Baltic Sea? Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview, focusing on the importance of the Gotland and Åland Islands.
Automation, the fourth industrial revolution, is threatening countries with high unemployment. Is a Universal Basic Income Program able to mitigate that risk?
Finland just implemented a Basic Income Program. Is this worth considering for some countries who struggle with high unemployment rates? Ida Männitö eplores.
Who controls the Baltic Sea? Léo-Paul Jacob provides an overview of the naval forces present in the region and of Russia’s A2/AD strategy in Kaliningrad
Part I of this series examines Finland’s efforts to keep relations with Russia open and pragmatic at the same time as she pursues closer cooperation with NATO. Stay tuned for Part II, which evaluates the Swedish perspective on Baltic security
What do Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Georgia, and Macedonia have in common? All are – for better or for worse – pursuing NATO membership. Our new program editors and research analysts weigh in on whether the Alliance should continue to enlarge.
Aleksi Korpela discusses Russian intelligence activities in Finland and Sweden and the growing military threat.
Here is a summary of the panel event entitled ‘NATO, Russia and the Future of Scandinavian Defence’ that was held in Montreal on the January 7, 2016.