Resilient Civilians in Hybrid and Population-Centric Warfare

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

Den amerikanske reaktordrevne ubåten USS New Mexico, legger til havn på Grøtsund. Foto: Helene Sofie Thorkildsen / Forsvaret

Befolkningens tillit er ikke en selvfølgelighet

Myndighetenes tilnærming til ubåt-saken i Tromsø viser dessverre at de ikke stoler på befolkningen. Av: Gunhild ...
A California poll worker sanitizes a voting booth following its use at a Voter Assistance Center in Davis, CA during the 2020 General Election. Photo: Owen Yancher / Wikimedia

How Service Can Help Save America

Last’s week election and its aftermath are confirming the breadth and depth of divisiveness in our ...
USS Seawolf utenfor Tromsø i august 2020. Foto: US Navy

– Usynlige trusler kan undergrave tilliten


Koronaviruspandemien er sikkerhetsscenariet vi var minst forberedt på. Dette kan vi lære av. Av: Gunhild Hoogensen Gjørv, professor ved UiT Med mindre vi…

A student assigned to the U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School conducts document digitization while attending the Special Operations Forces Site Exploitation Technical Exploitation Course (SOFSE TEC) on Fort Bragg, North Carolina, 22 October 2019. The SOFSE TEC enables operators to conduct specialized SOFSE activities designed to exploit sensitive-site materials (U.S. Army Photo by Staff Sergeant Keren-happuch Solano).

Expanding Multi-Domain Operations to Win Moral Competition


The Army should manage its capabilities for competition in the moral dimension with the same rigor that it does for capabilities in the…

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 for å redusere avstander fysisk og mentalt.…


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 events, this picture is highly inaccurate and…

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…

Illustration by UNESCO

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…



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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