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Putin's War on Ukraine Begins Its 21st Year

Austin Bay on

In 2014, Sweden still pretended it was a Cold War socialist-holier-than-thou-oh-you-American-warmongers neutral.

2024: Finland's in NATO. Sweden will become NATO's 32nd member.

Adding a new country requires unanimous consent by all alliance members.

In January, Turkey's parliament approved Sweden's application. On Feb. 20, Hungary's governing Fidesz Party announced the Hungarian parliament would approve Sweden's bid to join the alliance by the end of the month.

For Putin's destabilizing, warmongering Russia -- this is a huge strategic political defeat.


Number of U.S. military personnel lost in combat against Russian aggressors to achieve this strategic defeat: open-source number is zero.


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