04 April 2017

The Baltic: Grey-Zone Threats on NATO’s Northern Flank

“The Baltic Sea Region has plentiful points of vulnerability where Russia can test Western resolve”.

Russia has always sought to control the seas, but is under no illusion it can fight U.S. directly – or a coalition of America’s core allies. Instead the Baltic Sea Region may be confronted with a long-term campaign of politically motivated social disruption. At Center for International Maritime Security (CIMSEC), senior researcher at Centre for Military Studies (CMS) Gary Schaub, in cooperation with Martin N. Murphy, tells about a possible Russian strategy towards the Baltic Sea Region and the role the Russian maritime power may play in such a conflict.

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The article is based the report “Hybrid Maritime Warfare and the Baltic Sea Region” by Gary Schaub and Martin N. Murphy. For more information press here