Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:28
Britain will resist new European Union defense proposals if it feels they undermine NATO, British officials say, in a warning to France and Germany that London will defend its military interests even as it negotiates to leave the EU bloc.
Monday, September 19, 2016 - 08:33
The new allied deterrent force for the Baltic region will be in place by May 2017, with some units arriving earlier, the head of the Western alliance’s military committee said Sunday.
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 07:09
Russian military exercises near its western borders have become de rigeur over the last couple of years, as tension between Russia and NATO has spiked. But exercises that kicked off this week are novel in that Russia has brought along its allies from the Caucasus and Central Asia, which have for the most part sought to avoid getting drawn into Russia's conflict with the West.
Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 06:50
Debates about NATO’s role and burden-sharing have been around since its founding. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s sharp criticisms of the Western Alliance are just the latest flare-up. But NATO endures because it is more than a simple coalition. It is a marriage built on the strongest of foundations: common values, a shared world-view, and solidarity.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 07:19
Defense, deterrence, dialogue. This motto sums up the NATO Summit in Warsaw rather well. On July 8 and 9, NATO members gathered in Poland to confirm and flesh out the plans unveiled during the 2014 Wales Summit in terms of reassurance to the Allies and increase in the Alliance’s defenses on its Eastern flank.
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 07:18
The mobile training group of the Oklahoma Army National Guard is holding a seminar in Baku titled “Demands for logistics during international peacekeeping operations.”
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 07:14
U.S. Marines and sailors recently teamed with other NATO allies during a major show of force in Ukraine amid growing concerns about a Russian military plus-up on the Crimean border.
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 07:11
Geopolitics has taken center stage in Georgia's election campaign, with one party calling to legalize Russian military bases in the country, another calling for the constitution to enshrine Georgia's "non-bloc" status, and another calling for the constitution to reflect the country's NATO aspirations.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO leaders agreed to provide a comprehensive assistance package to Ukraine to support the country’s government in efforts to ensure closer cooperation with the alliance and combat Russia-backed insurgents in eastern Ukraine.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is in Afghanistan to meet with U.S. commanders in the wake of a pledge by NATO allies to keep troop levels stable as they battle a resilient Taliban.