Military Cooperation

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:28
Britain will continue blocking a European Union army as long as it remains a member of the bloc as the new force would undermine NATO military alliance, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said on Tuesday.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:10
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday said joint military exercises scheduled next month between the Philippines and the U.S. will be the last for the longtime allies, as he seeks to avoid upsetting China, with which he hopes to build stronger trade and investment ties.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 08:03
Grand visions of a European “defence union” are hardly new. But for all the bravado on display in the Slovak capital, the EU’s plan is the wrong place to start.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 08:02
Japanese ambassador to Kenya Toshitsugu Uesawa said his government has set up a defence force base in Djibouti in a bid to maintain surveillance off Somalia Coast to contain piracy.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 07:58
European Union defense ministers on Tuesday discussed proposals for increased military cooperation while Britain and some Eastern European governments expressed concern that such collaboration could undermine the North Atlantic Treaty Organization and duplicate the alliance’s work.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:57
There’ll be no bolstering of the European Union's defenses against Russia unless France and Germany get on board.
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:54
U.K. Defense Minister Michael Fallon said Tuesday that Britain will “oppose any idea of an EU army” and warned that other countries in the bloc are against plans for greater military cooperation.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:31
Philippine military officials on Thursday announced the first large-scale combat exercises between U.S. and Filipino forces under President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been critical of American security policies.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:26
For a European Union shaken by the British exit, cooperation on security, a major concern of voters on the Continent, was an obvious focus of last week’s summit meeting in Bratislava, the Slovak capital. The meeting was the first to exclude a British leader in more than 40 years.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 07:46
As part of increased efforts by the Baltic States to enhance their military cooperation and merge defense capacities, Lithuania’s Defense Minister Juozas Olekas and his Latvian counterpart Raimonds Bergmans have signed a deal to synchronize military procurements for the two countries’ armed forces, the Lithuanian ministry of defense said in a statement.