From Vilnius and Beyond:
Unraveling the Strategic Potential of NATO's Nordic and Central Eastern European Allies
Aug 31, 2023
The GPRG International Affairs & Security Program is thrilled to share the release of our latest policy paper in collaboration with Europeum: From Vilnius and Beyond: Unraveling the Strategic Potential of NATO's Nordic and Central Eastern European Allies.
In an era marked by shifting geopolitical landscapes, the Nordic and Central/Eastern European countries hold key strategic positions within the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Following the recently concluded NATO Summit in Vilnius, it's clear that the Alliance stands at a crossroads. The summit underscored the importance of member nations harmonizing their aspirations, capabilities, and strategic priorities.
Our analysis delves deep into both past and current policy initiatives to offer insights into the legacy of cooperation and strategic positioning of these nations. Notably, the anticipated inclusion of Sweden and Finland into the NATO fold demands a reassessment and adjustment of the Alliance's internal structures to maximize potential synergies.
You can read the full report from the link above.