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Sweden and Finland Formally Apply for NATO Membership

Finland and Sweden formally applied to join the NATO alliance on Wednesday in a dramatic move that marks one of the biggest strategic consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The decision by the two Nordic countries, which were both neutral...

After Finland, Sweden Also Confirms it Will Apply to Join NATO

On Monday, Sweden confirmed it intends to apply for NATO membership, joining neighboring Finland in a dramatic decision that marks one of the biggest strategic consequences of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to date. “There is a broad majority in Sweden’s...

Turkey Signals it Would Veto NATO Accession of Finland, Sweden

Turkey would not positively welcome Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday, describing the initiative as a mistake. "We do not have a positive opinion. Scandinavian countries are like a guest house for terrorist...

Finland’s Leaders Urge NATO Membership in Historic Move

Finland's president and prime minister have called for the country to apply for NATO membership "without delay" in a joint statement on Thursday. Sauli Niinisto and Sanna Marin said they expected a decision in the next few days amid a...

Former NATO Chief Stavridis: Russia’s “Amazing Incompetence” in Ukraine

James Stavridis, the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, said that Russia's “amazing incompetence” in Ukraine has resulted in a loss of generals and other top officers that is unprecedented in modern history. In an interview that aired Sunday with...

Greece Alerts NATO to Airspace Violations by Turkey

Greece's PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis has briefed NATO on the recent upsurge in overflight violations by Turkey of its airspace in eastern Aegean. Speaking in Athens on Thursday, the Greek Premier announced that he spoke to NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg and...

Greece’s Special Forces Among NATO’s Best

The Special Forces of Greece have recently been included by NATO into an exclusive club of the world’s elite special forces, such as the US’s Delta Force and Navy Seals and Britains’ SAS. In late 2021 Greece’s special paratrooper unit...

Sweden, Finland Edge Closer to NATO Despite Russia Warning

Sweden and Finland are a step closer on Wednesday to formally applying for NATO membership and abandoning neutrality despite warnings from Russia that the move would destabilize Europe. Finland Prime Minister Sanna Marin and Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson have...

US to Accept 100,000 Ukrainian Refugees

The US will accept 100,000 refugees fleeing violence in Ukraine, the Biden administration announced on Thursday. According to the UN, over 3.5 million Ukrainian refugees have fled the war in their country, making it the largest movement of refugees in...

NATO Concerned that Russia May Deploy Chemical Weapons in Ukraine

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg stated during a NATO Summit on Thursday that the alliance is concerned that Russia might use chemical or biological weapons in Ukraine. Stoltenberg also stated that NATO members agreed to assist Ukraine, which is not...