February 4, 2015

Sweden’s defence slammed in global report

An international think tank has warned that Sweden might not be able to defend itself against Russia, should its Baltic neighbour become more aggressive in future.

An international think tank has warned that Sweden might not be able to defend itself against Russia, should its Baltic neighbour become more aggressive in future.

Estonia-based International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS) has slammed Sweden’s defence, claiming the country would be unable to safeguard its own borders, let alone those of its Baltic neighbours, in the event of a military attack.

A new paper from the think tank flags up increased Russian military activity in the Baltic sea, including last year’s submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago.
Read more: The Local.se

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