Why do Finland and Sweden want to join Nato?

Why do Finland and Sweden want to join Nato?

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Finland and Sweden have together submitted requests to join Nato, in what is seen as a seismic shift in Europe's security architecture. Jon Henley, the Guardian's Europe correspondent, looks at why the Nordic countries forwent years of neutrality, and what the move means for the war in Ukraine
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Jon Henley, the Guardian's Europe correspondent, looks at why the Nordic countries forwent years of neutrality, and what it means for the war in Ukraine.

Sweden and Finland to formally submit Nato bids ‘hand in hand’ ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/may/17/finland-parliament-approve-nato-sweden-turkey

How Vladimir Putin rejuvenated Nato | Today in Focus ► https://www.theguardian.com/news/audio/2022/may/19/how-vladimir-putin-rejuvenated-nato-podcast

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