International Security & Foreign Policy

The New NATO Lake: Defense Requirements and Concepts for the Baltic Sea Region

Grant Year: 2022

Katherine Kjellström Elgin will assess NATO’s defense posture and investments in the Baltic Sea region following the accession of Sweden and Finland to the alliance. She will review existing research, conduct field work in Sweden and Finland, and undertake a pair of exercises that use CSBA’s strategic-choices tool to analyze and develop recommendations for Sweden’s and Finland’s force structure options over the next ten years. The project’s findings will be presented in a pair of reports.

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