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After 200 Years of Neutrality, Sweden Weighs Joining NATO

Posted on AllSides May 13th, 2022
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world, Sweden, NATO

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine created new fears, and the Swedes, dragged along by Finland, are expected to apply, reluctantly, to join the alliance and its collective defense.

The Gotland regiment of the Swedish Army was going through its paces, practicing how to use its Swedish-designed lightweight anti-tank missiles, the NLAWs, that are proving so effective in Ukraine.

The regiment, which was resurrected in 2018 on this strategic island that helps control the air and naval space of the Baltic Sea, is in the process of rebuilding with the aim of...

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https://www.nytimes.com/2022/05/13/world/europe/sweden-finland-nato-putin.html

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