NATO

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The Senate Armed Services Committee will hear testimony concerning the current state of NATO, recent Russian actions in the region, and Eastern European Security.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Secretary of State John F. Kerry said NATO will be scrutinizing Turkey in coming days to ensure that it fulfills the alliance’s requirements for democracy and the rule of law following a failed coup attempt.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As troops from 24 nations convened last month in Poland for exercise Anakonda, meant to showcase NATO’s unity vis-à-vis Russia, some European countries successfully worked behind the scenes to soften the symbolism of ground troops maneuvering so closely to Moscow’s back yard.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Russia has announced the deployment of more advanced air defense systems to Crimea, a move to protect the region from what one official called NATO's "air hooligans."
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
A new military assistance deal with the United States has given Georgia the chance to move forward with a long-anticipated plans for army reform.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama’s true priorities were on full display this past week as he attended the NATO Summit in Poland’s capital of Warsaw. For while Obama met with other NATO heads of state to discuss raising troop levels, bringing more military hardware into Eastern Europe and to the doorstep of Russia, and generally heightening tensions with a nuclear power, America found itself in crisis.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

The security situation in Afghanistan has been deteriorating over the last two years. In particular, several northern provinces have been under pressure from various militant groups. In some cases, battles between government and militant groups occurred close to Afghanistan’s border with the Central Asian states.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The U.S. is all in favor of more European defense spending—but wants that money to go to more drones, precision munitions, new fighter aircraft or additional naval ships. What it doesn’t want to see is a new European Union military headquarters.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06

A hearing will be held to discuss the future of and oversight over the European Reassurance Initiative. 

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
As Europe drifts apart led by Great Britain’s vote to leave the European Union, the 67 year-old military alliance, the North American Treaty Organization (NATO) that ties the U.S., Europe and Turkey together is getting larger and more diverse. Led by the United States it adds new members almost every year.

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