The earlier conflicts among arctic stakeholders included disputes over natural resources including fisheries, delineation, conflict between the USA and Canada over war and peacekeeping identities. Conflict between Norway and Sweden where the union king was considered threat to Norway’s autonomy. Where circumpolar states including Sweden, Norway, and Greenland remained aContinue Reading

A Lieutenant General with the Finnish Defence Forces told the British business daily that Finland is stepping up its already high level of preparedness in the face of an “increasingly aggressive Russia”. Finland has started storing military equipment in neighbouring Norway and will soon begin doing the same in Sweden,Continue Reading

Sweden has taken decisive action to grow presence in the Arctic region by increasing land forces in the northern part of the Nordic country and expanding military cooperation with Finland and Norway. “Our decision has been beefing up our military presence in the northern part of Sweden, reestablishing Garrisons andContinue Reading