Finlandâ€™s special characteristic as a Nordic, non-aligned welfare state gave it the resources and motivation to support liberation movements -- in spite of restrictions arising from trade interests and a reluctance to jeopardize the countryâ€™s neutral image. The study shows that, although it is not an easy task, in a democratic country, dedicated people can, over time, influence political decision making in its most closed and guarded area, foreign politics.
|author||Iina Soiri,Pekka Peltola|
|Number of Pages||213|
|Publisher||Nordic Africa Institute|