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NATO Chief Jens Stoltenberg Accused of Being “Erdogan’s Ambassador”

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg was accused by Greece's opposition on Tuesday of acting like "Erdogan's Ambassador" to the Alliance. PASOK-Movement for Change leader Nikos Androulakis criticized Stoltenberg for his statements on Turkey's provocations against Greece and the objections he...

NATO Chief Says Turkey’s Concerns on Finland, Sweden are Legitimate

NATO's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Sunday that the concerns expressed by Turkey on the accession of Finland and Sweden to the alliance are legitimate. Speaking alongside Finnish President Niinistö, the Secretary General said that Ankara has "legitimate concerns....

Putin and Erdogan: Architects of Revisionism

The violation of international law and disregard for international treaties by Russian President Vladimir Putin in Ukraine is a dark sign of revisionism

Why Turkey Doesn’t Want Finland and Sweden to Join NATO

Finland and Sweden have expressed their wish to join NATO, but Turkish President Erdogan has publicly stated that he will not support the move. By Professor Ronald Suny After decades of neutrality, the two Nordic states that have to date remained...

Turkey Becomes More Isolated as it Blocks Expansion of NATO

Turkey risks becoming more isolated from the West by blocking the accession of Finland and Sweden to NATO. Ankara tries to balance its strategic partnerships with the Alliance and Ukraine with its difficult but important relations with Russia. By...

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...