Finland and Sweden’s historic NATO bids, explained

Finnish soldiers participate in a training exercise with forces from the UK, Latvia, US, and Estonia, in Niinisalo, Finland, on May 4. | Roni Rekomaa/Bloomberg via Getty Images Turkey...

Turkey lifts objection to Sweden and Finland's NATO membership

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan agreed Tuesday to lift his objection to Sweden and Finland, paving the way for the two Nordic nations to begin the accession process.Driving the news: The...

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