On April 19, Atlantic Council senior vice president and Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security director Barry Pavel co-wrote an article in Defense One titled, “NATO will need a transition plan if Finland, Sweden ask to join.” Pavel submits several options for fast-tracking any future requests from Finland or Sweden for NATO membership, in order to minimize risk and ensure security in the interim period.

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