A Zeitenwende in Europe? The new age of German politics and regional coordination with aspiring NATO members Finland and Sweden

Marion is a third-year International Relations student at King’s College London. With strong interests in diplomacy, strategy, and European politics broadly, she is currently the European editor of International Relations today. Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s Zeitenwende marks a profound shift in Germany’s defence and security policies. Increases in defence spending and the supply of armaments to Ukraine contribute to Germany’s clear position in the war against Russia. … Continue reading A Zeitenwende in Europe? The new age of German politics and regional coordination with aspiring NATO members Finland and Sweden

What does NATO’s Nordic expansion mean for Europe and the world?

Marion Gabriel is a second-year International Relations student at King’s College London. With strong interests in diplomacy, strategy, and European politics broadly, she is currently the European editor of International Relations today. As recent developments in Eastern Europe showed, the noose is tightening around Russia. On 15th and 16th May, the leaders of Finland and Sweden confirmed their intention to join the NATO organisation. This … Continue reading What does NATO’s Nordic expansion mean for Europe and the world?

Historically neutral Helsinki and Stockholm may consider joining NATO following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Caroline Bouisse is a second-year History and International Relations student at King’s College London. She is passionate about American and European politics and geopolitics. NATO membership for Finland and Sweden would have significant repercussions, and European security warned Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova. For her part, Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said that the decision would be taken “in the next few weeks”. However, … Continue reading Historically neutral Helsinki and Stockholm may consider joining NATO following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine