“Deeper Integration and Constructive Engagement as Vehicles for Finnish Influence?”, Juha Jokela (FIIA, Finland)

Amongst a deteriorating security policy environment, a more assertive Russia, and an increasingly competitive global milieu marked by great power competition, have again highlighted the key rationale of the country’s EU membership. Namely, the benefits of political and economic alignment with the EU, which is seen to provide a fast anchor for a relatively small state with an export-oriented economy and challenging geostrategic location.

In this piece, Juha Jokela elaborates on a theory of deeper integration and constructive engagement as vehicles for Finnish influence in the EU.

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