Resilient Civilians in Hybrid and Population-Centric Warfare

Overview of the most recent articles and publications in the Resilient Civilians research project.

En grensejeger speider mot grensen mellom Russland og Norge. Foto: Frederik Ringnes / Forsvaret.

Sikkerhet i nord er Norges sikkerhet

Norsk sikkerhet krever en politikk i nord som adresserer bredt og inkluderer både dialog og infrastruktur ...

A warning system for hybrid threats – is it possible?

While many policymakers like to refer to ‘connecting the dots’ to derive accurate pictures of forthcoming ...
Photo by the Camden County Police Department,

Is Freedom Just Another Word?


Whether freedom’s just another word depends on those who use or abuse it. It cannot be doled out to us; we must take…

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Coronavirus, invisible threats and preparing for resilience


The coronavirus pandemic is the security scenario we were least prepared for. While nation states are responsible for security, they depend highly upon…


A Country Worth Our Sacrifices


A common sense of service would make us better citizens, tempering our narcissist tendencies and helping us meet challenges we must inevitably face…

Screenshot of the Civil Affairs Issue Volume 6.

Integrating Civil Affairs


The Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare has published the 2019-20 Civil Affairs Issue Papers on “Integrating Civil Affairs.”…


Populism’s Call to Citizenship


Current threats to democracy and the liberal world order from authoritarian populism are due to the failures in governance and civics that have…


The relevance of governance and social capital to understanding hybrid threats


It is important for us to ask not only why and how actors conduct hybrid threats, but also to ask what about the…



Resilient Civilians is a research project led by UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and is partly funded by the NATO Science for Peace and Security (SPS) Programme, as well as by the partner institutions. Please feel free to contact us for any questions and comments.

Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv – Project Manager
UiT The Arctic University of Norway
Telephone: (+47) 94842610

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