Recent Submissions

  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • China–India Nuclear Rivalry in the 'Second Nuclear Age' 

    Kampani, Gaurav (IFS Insights;3, Others, 2014)
    In the last quarter century, Asia has become home to four modernizing nuclear weapon powers (China, India, Pakistan, and North Korea) and is now the epicenter of the “second nuclear age.” There is a growing belief that ...
  • Nye utfordringer i nord: Kystvakten i nordområdene 

    Østhagen, Andreas (IFS Insights;2, Others, 2014)
    Den maritime aktiviteten i Arktis er økende. Som en konsekvens er det satt fokus på beredskapsaktiviteter og suverenitetshevdelse i regionen. I all hovedsak er det de arktiske kyststatenes kystvakter som en del av, eller ...
  • Trends in U. S. security policy 

    Mayer, Michael (IFS Insights;1/2014, Others, 2014)
    The United States currently stands at a highly significant strategic juncture. Its leaders are contemplating substantial reduction in the U.S. level of involvement in global security affairs and a consolidation of its ...
  • Arctic security and the United Kingdom 

    Depledge, Duncan (IFS Insights;3/2013 Oct, Others, 2013)
    SUMMARY Over the past decade, rapid and profound change in the Arctic has been accompanied by a sense of global unease about the future of the region. This paper provides a short overview of the role the United Kingdom ...
  • Arctic oil and gas: The role of regions 

    Østhagen, Andreas (IFS Insights;2/2013, Others, 2013)
    Andreas Østhagen looks at oil and gas development across the North American Arctic coastal waters. How do the interests and positioning of elected regional governments in the Arctic contribute to the overall pace of natural ...
  • Tysklands bidrag til internasjonal krisehåndtering 

    Allers, Robin (IFS Insights;1, Others, 2013)
    Denne studien tar utgangspunkt i Berlins håndtering av krisene i Libya og Mali for å belyse hvordan Tyskland har utviklet seg som sikkerhetspolitisk aktør siden gjenforeningen i 1990, og hva denne utviklingen betyr for ...
  • The role of SWAT units 

    Mahadevan, Prem (IFS Insights;3, Others, 2012)
  • Grenaderer i Hæren 

    Gustavsen, Elin; Stefan, Johannessen (IFS Insights;2, Others, 2012)
    This issue of IFS Insights presents findings from a survey of contracted personnel in the Norwegian Army. The personnel were asked various questions about their views on the present contract regime and potential changes ...
  • The Turkish armed forces in politics 

    Haugom, Lars (IFS Insights ;1, Others, 2012)
    Entrusted by law with the dual task of protecting the state and guarding its founding principles, the Turkish military has played a decisive role in shaping the political course since the founding of the republic of Turkey ...
  • US Navy strategy and force structure after the Cold War 

    Lundesgaard, Amund (IFS Insights;4, Others, 2011)
  • Ballistic Missile Defense 

    Mayer, Michael (IFS Insights;3, Others, 2011)
  • China's nuclear force structure 

    Hiim, Henrik Stålhane (IFS Insight;2, Others, 2011)

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