The Fourcast
The Fourcast
May 18, 2022
Nato goes Nordic: why Finland and Sweden want to join
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Finland’s Parliament has overwhelmingly endorsed joining Nato, while Sweden’s ruling party has broken with 200 years of neutrality to follow their Nordic neighbours in jumping on the alliance bandwagon.

The Ukraine War has forced this profound geopolitical moment - but why are the Finns more keen on the move than the Swedes?

In today’s podcast, we travel to Helsinki.

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