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New Atlanticist

Dec 7, 2022

The new Swedish government’s agenda for its EU presidency: Forging unity on Ukraine, defense, and trade

By Katherine Walla

Swedish Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström explained Wednesday at an Atlantic Council Front Page event that the EU needs strengthening on several fronts to face the challenges ahead.

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Dec 7, 2022

Minister of Foreign Affairs Tobias Billström: Sweden’s EU presidency will push for a ‘stronger’ Europe

By Atlantic Council

Here's how Sweden plans to address the world's growing instability as the new EU president—and, eventually, the newest NATO member.

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Nov 22, 2022

Wieslander in WSJ China on Polish missile incident

Anna Wieslander, the Atlantic Council’s director for Northern Europe, said in an interview to Wall Street Journal China that Poland’s hard-line stance on the Ukraine war could create a potential rift within NATO if the Polish government pushes for a strong and rapid NATO response to Russia. However, she said, the government has shown restraint […]

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In the News

Nov 16, 2022

Wieslander interviewed by Sveriges Radio on missile striking Poland

“Ukraine has a right to self defence,” Anna Wieslander said to Sveriges Radio. This incident would not have occurred “if Russia was not attacking Ukraine.”

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Nov 11, 2022

Wieslander in Chatham House interview:”How will Sweden’s right turn affect its foreign policy priorities?”

Although the Sweden Democrats are not formally part of Sweden’s new government, the ruling minority coalition will depend on parliamentary support from the far-right party, giving them influence over government policy for the first time. This represents a clear shift to the right for a country with a long history of social democratic governments. How will this change […]

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Nov 10, 2022

Wieslander speaks to Sveriges Radio “Russia Correspondents” podcast

“Tough rhetoric and warnings from Putin have not been matched” by the movement of tactical nuclear weapons, Anna Wieslander said, giving her analysis of Russian nuclear threats.

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In the News

Nov 8, 2022

Auerswald and Zysk in Insider: Russia’s militarization of the Arctic

On November 8, TSI NRSFs David Auerswald and Katarzyna Zysk were quoted in Insider discussing implications of Russia’s militarization in the Artic.

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Protesters hold up signs as they take part in the 'Crisis Strike', a demonstration against the passivity of the Polish government in the face of the challenges related to the war in neighbouring Ukraine, the energy crisis and the climate crisis in Warsaw, Poland on 28 October, 2022. Several hundred people including members of the Agro Unia farmer's union and Greenpeace marched throuhg the city center. (Photo by Jaap Arriens / Sipa USA)No Use Germany.

New Atlanticist

Nov 4, 2022

Russian War Report: Kremlin-controlled outlet rehashes narrative that Poland plans to annex western Ukraine 

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Once again, Kremlin media alleged that Poland was preparing to annex western Ukraine. In April, the site responsible for the reporting was blocked in Poland.

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Nov 2, 2022

Wieslander in Sveriges Radio Podcast “Gräns”

“Russia could take a portion of Swedish territory in the High North to expand its defensive bubble,” Wieslander said in a podcast about Sweden’s new security climate.

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Oct 28, 2022

Zysk in High North News: Russia’s nuclear drills and escalatory risks (in Norwegian)

On October 28, TSI NRSF Katarzyna Zysk was quoted in High North News discussing the implications of Russia’s latest nuclear drills on possible escalatory risks.

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