Swedish Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said he was "very happy" and hailed "a good day for Sweden".
Afghanistan today lies in ruins. While the US wasted more than $2 trillion of its military outlays, Afghanistan is impoverished. Its 2021 GDP was below $400 per person.
Peaceniks argue that Russia needs a victory or concession that will allow it to 'save face.'
US Senators delivered near-unanimous bipartisan approval to NATO membership for Finland and Sweden Wednesday, calling expansion of the Western defensive bloc a “slam-dunk” for US national security and a day of reckoning for Russian President Vladimir Putin over his invasion of Ukraine.
NATO leaders set aside public insults ranging from "delinquent" to "brain dead" and "two-faced", declaring at a 70th anniversary summit they would stand together against a common threat from Russia and prepare for China's rise.
What is left of NATO and the transatlantic order after US President Donald Trump's tumultuous week in Brussels, the United Kingdom, and Helsinki, where he defended Russian President Vladimir Putin against accusations of cyber warfare by America's own intelligence agencies?
US President Donald Trump hails a personal victory at a Nato summit, saying allies had sharply increased defence spending commitments after he provoked a crisis session with a tirade at European leaders.
A Taliban suicide bomber rams a vehicle filled with explosives into a convoy of foreign forces in Afghanistan's restive southern province of Kandahar, causing casualties, officials say.
US President Donald Trump pledges his backing for NATO at the start of a high-stakes visit to Europe as he warned that the future of the West was at risk.