The Northern Front in the Technological Cold War: Finland and East-West Trade in the 1970s and 1980s

@article{JensenEriksen2019TheNF,
  title={The Northern Front in the Technological Cold War: Finland and East-West Trade in the 1970s and 1980s},
  author={Niklas Jensen-Eriksen},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  year={2019},
  volume={21},
  pages={150-174}
}
This article shows how the United States and the Soviet Union competed technologically in northern Europe during the final decades of the Cold War. The article highlights the U.S. government's ability to enlist neutral countries, and even vulnerable neutral states like Finland, into Western technology embargoes against the Soviet Union. Yet, the Finnish case also demonstrates that determined small countries and their companies were not simply helpless actors and could protect their political… 

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