Recent Submissions

  • Norge og Tyskland. En modell for forsvarssamarbeid 

    Allers, Robin (IFS Insight;2/2018, Report, 2018)
    Høsten 2017 inngikk Norge og Tyskland et strategisk samarbeid om maritimt forsvarsmateriell, som kan bli et eksempel til etterfølgelse. Hovedpunkter i rapporten: Sammenfallende interesser og syn på sikkerhetspolitiske ...
  • China’s rise and strategic adjustments in Asia and Europe 

    Tunsjø, Øystein (IFS Insights;1, Report, 2018-01)
    Studying the United States’ two flanking regions enhances our understanding of the future US role in Europe’s defence and security affairs. The US is facing similar security challenges in both of its flanking regions. There ...
  • Finsk sikkerhetspolitikk etter Russlands annektering av Krim 

    Møller, Joakim Erma (IFS Insights;5/2017, Report, 2017)
    Russlands annektering av Krim ble en vekker for Finland, og hendelsen ble etterfulgt av flere finske sikkerhets- og forsvarspolitiske tiltak. Finland har styrket forsvarssamarbeidet med Storbritannia, USA, de andre nordiske ...
  • Military Sciences – The Backbone of Military Educational Institutions? Book of abstracts ISMS 2017 

    Sookermany, Anders; Meyer, Eystein Lockwood; Last, David M. (Militære studier;Special Issue, Report, 2017)
  • A Nuclear North Korea and Strategic Stability in East Asia 

    Bekkkevold, Jo Inge; Bowers, Ian (IFS Insights;4/2017, Report, 2017)
    North Korea continues to develop ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons despite international condemnation and increasing political and economic isolation. While war is unlikely, expectations of denuclearisation seem ...
  • Initiativplikt i sentraladministrasjonen? 

    Søgaard, Fridthjof (IFS Insights;3/2017, Research report, 2017)
    Påhviler det den enkelte i embetsverket en plikt til å ta selvstendige initiativ for å sikre økt effektivitet i staten – også når dette ikke er politisk pålagt? Hvis svaret er tja eller nei: Er det ønskelig å gjøre noe med ...
  • India as an arms exporter: Changing trends 

    Malhotra, Aditi (IFS Insights;2/2017, Research report, 2017)
    Although India has been involved in defence exports for a long time, the volume of its exports remains insignificant. Recently, however, the figures have been rising, thus signifying a new trend.
  • China’s Collective Leadership at a crossroads? 

    Oftedal, Siv H. (IFS Insight;1/2017, Report, 2017)
  • Allierte forsterkninger og øvelser i Norge 2000 - 2014. Hvor godt er vi forberedt? 

    Tveiten, Ingjald (Oslo files on Defence and Security;03/Desember, Research report, 2016)
    In this study, Tveiten examines the development of Host Nation Support (HNS) in Norway from 2000 to 2014, and how HNS is perceived to affect relations between Norway and its allies. Norway has a long history of providing ...
  • Turkey after the coup attempt 

    Haugom, Lars (IFS Insights;4, Research report, 2016)
    This IFS Insight examines the 15 July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey and its implications for relations between the Turkish military, government and society.
  • Evne til læring? Erfaringshåndtering i Afghanistan 

    Nesheim, Inda (Militære studier;6, Research report, 2016)
    For the Norwegian Armed Forces, participation in international operations has long been important. Norway’s NATO mission in Afghanistan (2001–2014) was the country’s most extensive military engagement since the Second World ...
  • Canada og Norge i nordområdene og NATO 

    Østhagen, Andreas; Hilde, Paal Sigurd (IFS Insights;3/2016, Research report, 2016)
    Denne IFS Insighten gir en oversikt over det canadiske perspektivet på sentrale spørsmål innenfor utenriks- og sikkerhetspolitikk og sammenligner med norske syn.
  • Forsvarskommisjonen av 1946: planleggingen av norsk etterkrigsforsvar på 1940-tallet 

    Gjeseth, Gullow (Oslo files on Defence and Security;02, Research report, 2016)
    The recommendations of the Defence Commission of 1946 have been portrayed in defence literature as having had little relevance to the establishment of Norway’s post-war defence posture. Gullow Gjeseth argues against this ...
  • Overraskelsesangrep i operasjoner: Utnyttelse og håndtering 

    Strøm, Lars (Militære studier;5/2016, Research report, 2016-09-21)
    Surprise attacks are a fundamental and lasting part of warfare and diplomacy. They possess such force-multiplying power that countless nations and their militaries throughout history have tried to exploit their fruits ...
  • North Korea in 2016: A new normal? 

    Bowers, Ian (IFS Insights;2/2016, Research report, 2016)
    This IFS Insight examines the political and strategic ramifications of North Korea’s evolving nuclear and missile programmes.
  • Russlands Nato-politikk 

    Bruusgaard, Kristin Ven (IFS Insights;1, Research report, 2016)
    Hovedpunkter: Russland og Nato har i dag ingen felles forståelse av hva et stabilt og sikkert Europa innebærer: dette forhindrer konstruktivt samarbeid. Russland vil bruke militære og ikkemilitære virkemidler for å avskrekke ...
  • Norske kampfly i krig: Bombing på klare betingelser? 

    Husby, Gabriel (Militære studier;3-4/2016, Research report, )
    This comparative study examines Norway’s use of fighter jets in four military campaigns after the Cold War. Using a foreign policy analysis model that incorporates variables from several analytical levels, the study aims ...
  • Nye norske ubåter: Sikkerhetspolitikk for fremtiden? 

    Norheim, Kay (Militære studier;2/2016, Research report, 2016)
    Norway is on the verge of buying new submarines. This study is an unclassified strategy analysis of why submarines should be part of the Norwegian Navy in the future. Due to shifting strategic circumstances, long-term ...
  • Kampen om Svalbard, 2030: Norsk eller russisk dominans 

    Keyser-Amundsen, Christian (Militære studier;1/2016, Research report, 2016)
    This thesis addresses the contribution and role of the Royal Norwegian Navy in a crisis situation in the High North as well as the capability and capacity challenges it faces meeting the potential threats in the region. ...
  • Terrorangrepet i Oslo - Forsvarets håndhevelsesbistand og samarbeid med Oslo-politiet etter 22. juli 

    Thomstad, André Berg (Oslo files on Defence and Security;1/2016;, Research report, 2016)
    Terrorangrepet 22. juli 2011 avdekket store mangler innen samfunnets evne til å håndtere alvorlige og særlig skadevoldende hendelser. 22. juli-kommisjonen kritiserte det tverrsektorielle samarbeidet mellom politiet og ...

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