Forsvarsstudier no. 2/1995 Title:
The Barents spirit. A Bridge-Building Project in the Wake of the Cold War Author:
John Mikal Kvistad Pages:
This study examines the establishment of the Barents Region and the situation which made the concept possible and desireable. the reader will also be made familiar with the institutional framework of the cooperation, and the complex question of how the Barents Region relates to Norwegian foreign policy and European regional cooperation.John Mikal Kvistad
graduated from the University of Oslo in 1994 with a master's degree in political science. At present he is working in the Royal Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The present study is a shortened and revised version of his master's thesis. Most of the theoretical political science aspects and concepts have, for better or worse, been omitted or modified.