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06/25/2018

Peer-reviewed book chapter co-written by Juha Jokela

FIIA's Programme Director Juha Jokela has co-written with Henrik Larsen, University of Copenhagen and Göran von Sydow, Swedish Institute for European Studies, Stockholm, a book chapter entitled......

06/20/2018

FIIA Newsletter 2/2018

FIIA took part in organising Kultaranta Talks and concluded a research project on hybrid influencing in democracies. FIIA researchers published nine peer-reviewed articles by the end of May in 2018....

06/18/2018

Matti Pesu quoted by Yle News

Research Fellow Matti Pesu was quoted in article on the 6th annual Kultaranta talks published by Yle News (17.6.). ...

06/15/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak in France 2

FIIA's Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak was interviewed by France 2 (France Télévisions, 14.6.2018). Interview focused on conscription in Finland. Charly Salonius-Pasternak at 2:00.......

06/15/2018

Olli Ruohomäki part of an independent investigation team

An independent investigation team has completed a safety investigation of the stabbings that took place in Turku on 18 August 2017. In its report, the investigation team gives nine safety......

06/15/2018

Marco Siddi interviewed by Judy Dempsey

Judy Dempsey interviewed Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi to article "Judy Asks: Should Germany Dump Nord Stream 2? Can it?". Article was published in Judy Dempsey's Strategic Europe -blog (14.6.......

06/08/2018

Mika Aaltola to Yle News

Programme Director Mika Aaltola was interviewed by Yle News (7.6.) to article "US and Russian top military brass to meet in Helsinki"...

05/09/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Yle News

Yle News (8.5.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article "Finland, Sweden and US deepen defence cooperation in Washington"....

05/02/2018

Boor review written by Marcin Kaczmarski

Senior Research Fellow Marcin Kaczmarski has written a book review entitled "Between an axis of convenience and a return to the past". The review focuses on the following two books:  A Wary Embrace:......

04/24/2018

The Arctic route for Russian LNG opens

Article entitled "The Arctic route for Russian LNG opens" written by Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi has been published in World Energy Magazine (38, 80-83)....

04/23/2018

A peer-reviewed book chapter by Antto Vihma

A peer-reviewed book chapter "‘First as Tragedy…’: Mistakes, Blaming and Learning at the Copenhagen Climate Conference" written by Senior Research Fellow Antto Vihma has been published in......

04/23/2018

Jyrki Kallio to South China Morning Post

South China Morning Post (20.4.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Jyrki Kallio to article "EU presents (nearly) united front against China’s ‘unfair’ Belt and Road Initiative". ...

04/03/2018

Russian infowar targets transatlantic bonds

Article "Russian infowar targets transatlantic bonds" written by Visiting Senior Fellow Sofie Eisentraut and Bret Schafer has been published by The Cipher Brief (30 March 2018)....

03/28/2018

FIIA Newsletter 1/2018

FIIA has launched four new Government-funded research projects. In late March FIIA organized jointly with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland a two-day brainstorming meeting on EU Defence....

03/26/2018

Matti Pesu in News Now Finland

Finland’s political leaders will be watching carefully today, to see if other EU countries announce sanctions against Russia, over the nerve agent attack in England earlier this month (News Now......

03/15/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to News Now Finland

News Now Finland (14.3.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article "Finland Reacts To Escalating UK – Russia Tensions"....

03/14/2018

Mika Aaltola to STT

STT (13.3.) interviewed Programme Director Mika Aaltola, interview focused on the dismissal of U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Aaltola's interview was quoted by Yle News (13.3.). ...

02/22/2018

Matti Pesu to News Now Finland

“In terms of foreign policy, this is probably the most inactive government we’ve had in years and it’s partly due to Sipilä himself. He’s an engineer by background so it’s not that he......

02/20/2018

Teija Tiilikainen to Helsingin Sanomat

Director Teija Tiilikainen commented on the Munich Security Conference to Helsingin Sanomat (19.2). "There is tremendous potential for conflict in world politics at the moment, and much......

02/14/2018

Matti Pesu to Second Line of Defense

Second Line of Defense (14.2.) interviewed Matti Pesu to "Shaping a way ahead for the defense of Finland: the perspective of a Finnish research analyst"....

02/07/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Yle News

Yle News (7.2.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to an article that was entitled "US State Dept OKs possible missile sale to Finland in deal valued at 580m euros". ...

01/29/2018

Teija Tiilikainen to Bloomberg

Bloomberg (26.1.) interviewed Director Teija Tiilikainen to article entitled "Finland’s President Eyes Easy Re-Election". ...

01/25/2018

Juha Jokela interviewed by The Telegraph

The Telegraph (24.1.) interviewed Programme Director Juha Jokela, interview focused on the security relations with the UK after Brexit. "As Finland is not a member of NATO, bilateral defence......

01/25/2018

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Foreign Policy

Foreign Policy (18.1.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to article entitled "Inside a European Center to Combat Russia’s Hybrid Warfare". The article focused on the......

01/25/2018

Jussi Lassila to Yle Novosti

Senior Research Fellow Jussi Lassila was interviewed by Yle Novosti (24.1.), interview focused on Finnish presidential elections (in Russian)....

01/23/2018

Peer-reviewed book chapters

Research Fellow Ville Sinkkonen has written book chapter entitled "Understanding the trust–distrust nexus between the United States and Egypt" and Visiting Research Fellow Matti Pesu has written,......

01/17/2018

Book review written by Elina Sinkkonen

Senior Research Fellow Elina Sinkkonen has written a book review of the book "The Intellectual in Modern Chinese History", by Timothy Cheek. The review has been published online by The English......

01/17/2018

Japan’s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships

Senior Research Fellow Bart Gaens has co-edited with Gauri Khandekar a book entitled "Japan’s Search for Strategic Security Partnerships". The book includes a peer-reviewed chapter entitled......

01/04/2018

Marco Siddi's new article

Institute's Senior Research Fellow Marco Siddi has written a peer-reviewed article entitled "The EU’s Botched Geopolitical Approach to External Energy Policy: The Case of the Southern Gas Corridor".......

12/20/2017

FIIA Newsletter 4/2017

FIIA has moved to Arkadiankatu 23 B and renewed both its logo and website. The FIIA Board has appointed the Scientific Advisory Council for 2018-2020. The third year of Nordic researcher exchange......

12/18/2017

Re-energising Europe: A package deal for the EU27

Third New Pact for Europe “Re-energising Europe: A package deal for the EU27” has been published. According to one of the key findings of the report, EU countries have varying geopolitical......

12/14/2017

Matti Pesu in Helsinki Times

"Matti Pesu, a visiting research fellow at the Finnish Institute of International Affairs, believes the candidates have relatively clear-cut stances on Nato. “Maybe the campaigns and debates have......

12/08/2017

War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus

Senior Research Fellow Jussi Lassila has co-edited with Julie Fedor, Markku Kangaspuro and Tatiana Zhurzhenko a book entitled "War and Memory in Russia, Ukraine and Belarus" (Palgrave Macmillan,......

12/07/2017

Charly Salonius-Pasternak to Financial Times

Financial Times (6.12.) interviewed Senior Research Fellow Charly Salonius-Pasternak to an article that was entitled "A century on, Finland has learnt to tame the Russian bear"....

11/17/2017

Book review written by Jussi Lassila

Senior Research Fellow Jussi Lassila has written a book review about a book "Europe faces Europe: Narratives from its Eastern Half "....