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Monday, 1. February 2013     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Tulkit Afganistanissa – valitsevatko suomalaiset poliitikot Ruotsin tien?

Tulkkien panos Afganistanissa on ollut korvaamaton. Kantavatko Ruotsi ja Suomi vastuunsa, tai uhrataanko tulkit jäykän turvapaikkapolitiikan alttarilla? Asia on syytä käsitellä Suomessa.Toivottavasti ministerimme näin tekevätkin.

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Wednesday, 1. November 2012     2 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Kansa ei aina tiedä – Suomen puolustuskyky on vahva

Yli puolet kansalaisista arvioi Suomen mahdollisuudet puolustautua huonoksi. Onneksi todellisuus on jotain muuta. Miten kansalaisilla voi olla niin väärä käsitys puolustuskyvystämme?

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Thursday, 1. November 2012     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme
Finnish Air Force Hornets, Picture: Henrik Elo Finnish Air Force Hornets, Picture: Henrik Elo

What Finland and Sweden would do in Iceland - It’s clear for NATO

NATO has finally brought clarity to Finnish debate about what the Finnish Air Force would and would not do in Iceland. The debate was good for Finland, but in the future foreign policy decision makers must learn to communicate more clearly.

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Tuesday, 1. August 2012     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

"Legitimate rape", Todd Akin & GOP VP Candidate Paul Ryan

Todd Akin, a member of the House of Representatives Science Committee, seeking to become a US Senator, thinks women can somehow prevent themselves from becoming pregnant if they were raped. Scarily it fits in the no-science & subjugate women approach favored by Republicans across the country.

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Friday, 1. July 2012     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Finland and small arms

Finland is pushing hard for an arms trade treaty that would include SALW, but follows a different policy domestically.

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Monday, 1. April 2012     1 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Kansainvälisen politiikan blogit heräävät suomessa!

Suomen (kansainvälisen) politiikkablogosfäärin merkkipaalu: Ulkopolitist, Hiski Haukkala (ja Steve Pinker) Deathmatch

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Monday, 1. May 2011     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

The impact of Osama Bin Laden’s death on ISAF

Osama Bin Laden’s death will have a number of consequences. One of them is likely to be that it will become more difficult to sustain the U.S. effort in Afghanistan.

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Monday, 1. February 2011     1 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Muiden näkökulmia Afganistanista

Viimeisen viikon aikana olemme kuulleet suomalaisilta poliitikoilta eri näkemyksiä Afganistanista. Joskus kannattaa myös lukea mitä muut sanovat.

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Thursday, 1. February 2011     0 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

Atalanta-operaation luonne

Miinalaiva Pohjanmaa on virallisesti aloittanut toimintansa Euroopan unionin Atalanta-operaatiossa Afrikan sarven ympärillä. Viimepäivien lausuntojen perusteella pitää kysyä, onko operaation luonne muuttumassa?

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Tuesday, 1. January 2011     1 comment(s)
Charly Salonius-Pasternak
Senior Research Fellow - The Global Security research programme

How did China learn to build 'stealth' planes?

A week ago China introduced its first 5th generation jet, the J-20. There are multiple layers to the story, today's post concerns speculation about how China might have acquired technology that helped in the design and construction of the J-20.

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