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Rebutting Turkey, Biden lauds NATO bids of Sweden, Finland

Photo: President Joe Biden departs with Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson, left, and Finnish President Sauli Niinisto, right, after speaking in the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington Flanked by the leaders of Finland and Sweden, President Joe Biden forcefully supported their applications to join NATO on Thursday as Russia’s war in the

Patrick J. Buchanan

Opinion: Why Would US Give a War Guarantee — to Finland? – Patrick Buchanan

Seeing Russia invade Ukraine, historically neutral Finland has undergone a late conversion and decided to join NATO immediately. Why? Because NATO membership means the world’s strongest power, the United States, under Article 5 of NATO, would go to war against Russia, should it cross Finland’s border. Nervous about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s intentions, Finland wants

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Turkey objects as Sweden, Finland seek NATO membership

Photo: President of Finland Sauli Niinisto, left, shares a word with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell after their meeting at the President’s official residence Mantyniemi in Helsinki, Finland, Monday, May 16, 2022 Turkey´s president on Monday complicated Sweden and Finland´s historic bid to join NATO, saying he cannot allow them to become members of

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