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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 "....

11/06/2017

Matti Pesu to Helsingin Sanomat

Yle News (5.11.) quoted Visiting Research Fellow Matti Pesu's interview in Helsingin Sanomat. Yle News article focused on a public opinion poll on NATO membership commissioned by Helsingin......

10/18/2017

Leo Michel in JMC's vlog

Visiting Senior Fellow Leo Michel he talked about consistencies in and possible changes to U.S. foreign policy in the era of Trump in JMC's vlog....

09/27/2017

FIIA Newsletter 3/2017

The Nordic foreign policy institutes strengthen cooperation, FIIA will publish a topical report on North Korea in October and FIIA’s relocation to Arkadiankatu will take place in November. ...

08/22/2017

U.S. Halts visas for Russians, deepening a diplomatic spat

Visiting Senior Fellow Mark N. Katz was interviewed to an article entitled "U.S. Halts visas for Russians, deepening a diplomatic spat". Article was published by the Washington Post (21.8.). ...

08/22/2017

Why India Takes A Backseat To China In Media Coverage

Forbes interviewed Senior Research Fellow Bart Gaens on India-China relations (18.8). The title of the article was "Why India Takes A Backseat To China In Media Coverage". "[European media] should......

08/08/2017

Iran and Russia cooperate amid suspicion

Visiting Senior Fellow Mark N. Katz's article entitled "Iran and Russia cooperate amid suspicion" has been published by The Arab Weekly (Issue 118, page 12, 6.8.2017)....

08/04/2017

Yemen’s President Invites Closer Ties with Russia

Visiting Senior Fellow Mark N. Katz has written an article entitled "Yemen’s President Invites Closer Ties with Russia". The article was published by The Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington......

06/28/2017

Toni Alaranta to Yle News

Senior Research Fellow Toni Alaranta was interviewed by Yle News to an article that was titled "Finland to deport Turkish Kurds facing prison terms in home country" (27.6.)....

06/21/2017

FIIA Newsletter 2/2017

FIIA and the Center for Transatlantic Relations have launched a project on domestic factors influencing U.S. and European foreign policies. FIIA will move to new premises at Arkadiankatu 23 in......