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StratCom Lunch with Henrik Landerholm on Sweden's National Security

20 April 2023
On April 19th, 2023, the Center for Statecraft and Strategic Communication hosted a highly engaging event, "StratCom Lunch with Henrik Landerholm - A New Era of National Security." As Sweden's National Security Advisor, Mr. Landerholm provided valuable insights on building a National Security Council in today's complex world.

Russia’s data warfare

18 April 2023
In this brief SITE researchers, Anna Anisimova and Cecilia Smitt Meyer, present a short overview of some of the most important statistics on Russia’s economic performance no longer publicly available. They also discuss some alternative measures to track the Russian economy which can be used to provide more accurate assessments of the effect of sanctions and thus reduce the impact of Russia’s data warfare.

Locked arms: looming threats to the Romania-NATO partnership

29 March 2023
Mara Bălașa sheds light in Engelsberg Ideas on the complexities of the partnership between Romania and NATO, as well as the potential threats that could impact this alliance.

(In Swedish) DI Debatt: Försvarssamarbete med Japan öppnar nya möjligheter för industrin

28 March 2023
Att Sverige ensamt skulle ha förmåga och ekonomisk kapacitet att utveckla ännu ett inhemskt producerat stridsflygplan verkar inte realistiskt. Regeringen måste därför ta tillfället i akt att stärka det säkerhetspolitiska samarbetet med partner i Europa och Japan, skriver Patrik Ström, chef European Institute of Japanese Studies, Handelshögskolan i Stockholm.

Another Russia could have been possible – Isak Axelson

08 March 2023
Russian history is marked by oppression, with the war in Ukraine serving as a painful reminder. However, in the last 170 years, there have been moments of hope for the country. SSE student and Applied History course alumn, Isak Axelson explores three periods of liberalization in Russia that provide valuable lessons.

Leading experts advocate tougher sanctions against Russia

24 February 2023
As of today, Russia’s aggression against Ukraine has persisted for a year. While several countries have helped Ukraine with military, financial and humanitarian aid, Ukraine requires additional assistance to endure the conflict with Russia. What other forms of support and aid are needed for Ukraine’s survival? And how can the EU and Sweden support Ukraine’s victory?

The Suez Canal Purchase and the making of modern Britain

23 February 2023
Matthew Hefler writes in Engelsberg Ideas how the purchase of the Suez Canal shaped Britain

Applied History Best Essay Diploma - Klara Strömberg

14 February 2023
Klara Strömberg received a diploma for the best essay during the Applied History course in 2021. In the interview, Klara discusses her main findings and the impact the course had on her outlook, and shares her current pursuits in pursuing a master’s degree in economics and international economic policy.

How should the reconstruction of Ukraine be financed and organized?

16 January 2023
Did you miss the chance to attend the book launch event "Rebuilding Ukraine: Principles and policies" presented by Torbjörn Becker, Beatrice Weder di Mauro and Veronika Movchan on 11 January? Watch the recordings to learn more about their framework for Ukraine’s post-war reconstruction co-written together with leading scholars and experts.

How to sustain support for Ukraine and overcome financial and political challenges? Highlights from SITEDevday 2022

09 January 2023
Did you miss the chance to attend the annual SITE 2022 Development Day conference? This policy brief shortly summarizes the presentations and discussions at the SITE Development Day Conference, held on December 6, 2022. The main focus of the conference was how to maintain and organize support for Ukraine in the short and long run, with the current situation in Belarus and the region and the ongoing energy crisis in Europe, also being addressed.