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Det nationella försvaret som försvann

Persson, Henrik LU (2019) STVU15 20191
Department of Political Science
Abstract
Ever since the end of the Cold War, there has been a differentiated view of the need for a national defense between Sweden and Finland. During the 2000s, Finland has had a strong national defense in relation to its spruce counttries, while Sweden gradually phased out its national defense capabilities.
The purpose of this case study is to identify the reason why the two countries have distinguished themselves in the view of the need for a national defense. The study is carried out by analyzing the documentation issued by the Swedish and Finnish government using Allison´s and Zelikow´s analysis model taken from Essence of Decission.
The study shows that the reduction of the national defense capability of the two countries is logical and... (More)
Ever since the end of the Cold War, there has been a differentiated view of the need for a national defense between Sweden and Finland. During the 2000s, Finland has had a strong national defense in relation to its spruce counttries, while Sweden gradually phased out its national defense capabilities.
The purpose of this case study is to identify the reason why the two countries have distinguished themselves in the view of the need for a national defense. The study is carried out by analyzing the documentation issued by the Swedish and Finnish government using Allison´s and Zelikow´s analysis model taken from Essence of Decission.
The study shows that the reduction of the national defense capability of the two countries is logical and rational in relation to the prevaling threat scene at the time. The fact that the national defense capabilities of the countries differ in this respect is due to theire respective history. Finland´s experience during the Second World War has marked the view of the need for a strong Defense Force that has a preventive threshold effect. (Less)
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author
Persson, Henrik LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVU15 20191
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Sverige, Finland, nationellt försvar, säkerhetspolitik, Försvarsbeslut
language
Swedish
id
8975069
date added to LUP
2019-08-13 11:39:52
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2019-08-13 11:39:52
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  abstract     = {Ever since the end of the Cold War, there has been a differentiated view of the need for a national defense between Sweden and Finland. During the 2000s, Finland has had a strong national defense in relation to its spruce counttries, while Sweden gradually phased out its national defense capabilities.
The purpose of this case study is to identify the reason why the two countries have distinguished themselves in the view of the need for a national defense. The study is carried out by analyzing the documentation issued by the Swedish and Finnish government using Allison´s and Zelikow´s analysis model taken from Essence of Decission.
The study shows that the reduction of the national defense capability of the two countries is logical and rational in relation to the prevaling threat scene at the time. The fact that the national defense capabilities of the countries differ in this respect is due to theire respective history. Finland´s experience during the Second World War has marked the view of the need for a strong Defense Force that has a preventive threshold effect.},
  author       = {Persson, Henrik},
  keyword      = {Sverige,Finland,nationellt försvar,säkerhetspolitik,Försvarsbeslut},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Det nationella försvaret som försvann},
  year         = {2019},
}