Shelby Holliday

Episode 20

Turkey Is Complicating Finland and Sweden's NATO Entry. What Does Erdogan Want?

NATO leaders are seeking to quickly accept a historic expansion of the alliance

By Shelby Holliday

Finland and Sweden have formally applied to join NATO, but Turkey has threatened to block them from joining. WSJ’s Shelby Holliday explains why Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sees the expansion as a threat to Turkey’s national security. Photo composite: Sebastian Vega

Shelby Holliday

Shelby Holliday goes in search of the little-known stories behind big business and news headlines, revealing the surprising ramifications for individuals.

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