The Strategic Importance of the High North during the Cold War

  • Rolf Tamnes


Before 1940, Norway was in the most untroubled part of the quiet corner of Europe. This changed with the Second World War, and even more so during the Cold War, when Norway gradually became a front-line state between two nuclear powers. Under the impression of the new strategic patterns of the 1990s, the northern region has once more become the quiet corner of Europe.


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