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Militæraktivisme: Uklare definisjoner og politisk slagside

Published: 28 Jun 2021
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Military Activism: Vague Definitions and Political Lopsidedness
A recent issue of Internasjonal Politikk had a Focus section dedicated to “military activism” in the Scandinavian context. Unfortunately, several of the contributions suffer from vague and partly politicized use of the term. Military activism appears to be applied analogous to international operations, thus failing to contribute with any new analytical insights. The section shows that military activism may be a fruitful term in the Danish context, but fails to demonstrate that this is a Scandinavian phenomenon.