- The threat from foreign powers and violent extremism continues to increase, according to Sweden’s Security Police, Säpo.
- In its yearly book report, Säpo estimates that the threats will increase in the coming years.
- “The attacks on Sweden’s security mean that our democratic values are being challenged,” says Säpo chief Klas Friberg.
Related stories from around the North:
Canada: Russian hypersonic ‘Dagger’ demands rethink of North American defences, experts say, Eye on the Arctic
Iceland: Iceland & UK sign agreement to boost security, defence cooperation, Eye on the Arctic
Norway: Norway absent from massive US-led multinational drill in Europe next year, The Independent Barents Observer
Russia: Russia’s top general indirectly confirms Arctic deployment of Kinzhal missile, The Independent Barents Observer
Sweden: Swedish soldiers take part in Finnish naval exercise, Radio Sweden
United States: NORAD modernization to dominate agenda of Canada-U.S. defence relations, experts say, Eye on the Arctic