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Pragmatic and Wary of Change: Icelanders' Views on International Cooperation

Author: Silja Bára Ómarsdóttir

This report provides an insight into the Icelandic people’s attitudes towards security and foreign affairs. The responses indicate a largely pragmatic view to economic cooperation, not necessarily challenging trading partners on political grounds when it might risk economic interests. This pragmatism also appears in attitudes towards the great powers, although some hesitation appears in the high numbers that would like to cooperate less with both China and the United States.

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