Winner of the 2016 Pike & Hurricane Writing Contest.
Last year, Sweden has come the closest it has ever been to NATO membership. While many oppose this move, full NATO membership could be a step on the road to a wealthier, more influential and, of course, safer Sweden.
With the Swedish Riksdag’s vote on the Memorandum of Understanding with NATO coming up in April, it is once again time to recall why Sweden should never join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
For some, Easter is not only associated with colourful eggs, bunnies and chocolate. In Ireland, this year’s Easter holidays also served as a reminder of the bloody history of their shaky relations with the United Kingdom and the implications of the Northern Irish conflict.