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Charly Salonius-Pasternak

Senior Research Fellow, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Charly Salonius-Pasternak works as the lead researcher heading up the Center on US Power and Politics at the Finnish Institute of International Aff airs, as well as a senior research fellow at the institute’s Global Security Programme. His work focuses on international security issues, with a regional focus on Nordic and transatlantic security (including NATO), as well as US foreign and defence policy. Thematically he focuses on crisis management, peacekeeping and the impact of technology on security, including the development of warfare. Charly Salonius-Pasternak is frequently cited by media, and has appeared on CNN, Sky News, BBC, ABC, CBC, NPO, VRT, SVT, and Finnish (YLE, MTV, Nelonen) broadcasters. In 2020 he was made a Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland.
Updated: August 24, 2021