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A Fleeting or Permanent Military Presence? The Revival of US Anti-Submarine Operations from Iceland

Valur Ingimundarson
Newsbrief, 24 August 2018
Aerospace, NATO, International Security Studies, Military Sciences, Security Policy, Defence Policy, Global Security Issues, Maritime Forces, Military Personnel, Europe
Increased Russian naval activities in the North Atlantic have refocused Western military attention on Iceland’s geostrategic importance. But even if the US has resumed irregular Cold War-style maritime and anti-submarine patrols from Iceland, there are no plans to reopen the American military base on the island.

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Professor Valur Ingimundarson
Associate Fellow

Valur Ingimundarson is Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Iceland and Chair of the Board of the EDDA – Center of... read more

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