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Back to the Gap: The Re-emerging Maritime Contest in the North Atlantic

Magnus Nordenman
RUSI Journal, 3 April 2017
Europe, UK, US Defence Policy, Defence Policy, Maritime Forces, UK Defence
NATO will need a long-term plan to respond to increasing Russian activity in the region.

A resurgent Russian navy is increasingly active in the North Atlantic and around the Greenland–Iceland–UK gap. Magnus Nordenman argues that an effective response will require investments in high-end maritime capabilities, along with deeper cooperation among the US, the UK, Norway and others.

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