FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 18 (2015)   

Sizeable cuts ahead:
Finland needs to define its objectives in the area of military crisis management more clearly

Published 21.10.2015

Tuomas Iso-Markku
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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Finland is planning significant cuts to the military crisis management budget. The government wants the country to participate in fewer operations and limit the number of troops sent abroad. This challenges Finland to define more clearly what it wants to achieve through its participation in military crisis management.