Hawley Says He’ll Vote ‘No’ on Allowing Sweden and Finland to Join NATO

Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) on Monday announced he’s voting against Finland’s and Sweden’s campaigns to join NATO, saying the United States needs to refocus its military efforts on China—not Europe and Russia.
“Finland and Sweden want to join the Atlantic Alliance to head off further Russian aggression in Europe. That is entirely understandable given their location and security needs,” Hawley wrote for the National Interest.
Earlier this year, the heads of state of both Nordic countries announced their intentions to join the 27-member military alliance. And last month, key NATO member Turkey announced that it received guarantees from Sweden and Finland and suggested it would block their bids….

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