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Sweden’s Choice: NATO or the Nuclear Ban?

September 22, 2017
By Emil Dall

Sweden's latest military exercises indicate that Stockholm is getting closer to NATO. At the same time, however, the temptation to become party to a new nuclear prohibition treaty may scupper Sweden’s security aspirations. Citing the deteriorating security situation on its borders and a growing threat from Russia, Sweden is currently staging its largest military exercises in 23 years, the three-week-long Aurora-17, which is scheduled to end on 29 September.
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