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Sweden: Can the Mainstream Hold Back a Populist Surge?

MIN READSep 7, 2018 | 17:24 GMT

(Stratfor)

Swedes will head to the ballot box on Sept. 9 for a vote that will reveal whether the country's mainstream parties can withstand the meteoric rise of their populist rivals. Questions on divisive issues such as immigration, relations with the European Union and possible NATO membership will depend heavily on the coalition that emerges from this weekend's vote, especially as the far-right Sweden Democrats are poised to win a significant number of votes in the election....

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