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Peter Viggo Jakobsen

Professor (parttime)
Center for War Studies

Phone: +45 20 30 23 22

Research areas
Defence policy
Use of force
Military strategy


Selected publications
In the shadows: The challenge of Russian and Chinese gray zone conflict for the West in Sten Rynning, Olivier Schmitt and Amelie Theussen (eds.) Western Perceptions of Time and the Pace of War (Washington D.C: Brookings Institutions Press, 2021), 161-183. Co-author: Amelie Theussen

Denmark in NATO, 1949-2019: From laggard to leader to loyal? i Michele Testoni (red.) NATO and Transatlantic Relations in the 21st century: Foreign and Security Policy Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge, 2021),

Military strategy-making in Denmark: Retaining “Best Ally” status with minimum spending in Janne Matlary Haaland and Rob Johnson (eds.) Military Strategy in the Twenty-First Century: The Challenge for NATO (London: Hurst Publishers, 2020), 415-432, 552-556,

Deterrence in Peace Operations: Look Beyond the Battlefield and Expand the Number of Targets and Influence Mechanisms i Frans Osinga and Tim Sweijs (red.) NL ARMS Netherlands Annual Review of Military Studies 2020: Deterrence in the 21st Century: Insights from Theory and Practice (Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2021): 327-345,

Coercive Diplomacy as Crisis Management, Oxford Research Encyclopedia, Politics, February 2020,