Finland and Sweden Joining NATO Is Big Loss for Putin

That distant boom you heard last week was Vladimir Putin’s head exploding as he heard the news of a formal request from both Finland and Sweden to join NATO. These are two highly capable and professional militaries, whose nations have scrupulously maintained neutrality for decades, and they will add significant firepower and geopolitical advantage to NATO. It is a dramatic change that their populations, who for decades generally agreed it was better not to antagonize…

"Finland and Sweden Joining NATO Is Big Loss for Putin"

Sweden recommends 4th Covid Vaccine Shots to People Age 80 and Over

Sweden’s public health agency recommended on Monday that people 80 and over receive a second booster dose of coronavirus vaccine, which would be a fourth overall shot. The agency also warned that as the country loosens its pandemic restrictions the virus is spreading more rapidly among those at high risk of serious illness. The country is one of few countries that will recommend a fourth dose, which goes beyond the initial shots. Experts say this…

"Sweden recommends 4th Covid Vaccine Shots to People Age 80 and Over"