NATO

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO put off a decision on creating an alliance Black Sea naval force, which had been promoted by several alliance members as a means of beefing up the NATO presence on its southeastern border with Russia.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Georgia and NATO announced their new program for cooperation at the alliance's summit in Warsaw, and it appears to contain little new for Tbilisi.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO allies agreed on Saturday to help fund Afghan security forces to the tune of around $1 billion annually over the next three years, despite public fatigue in Western countries about their involvement in the long-running conflict.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
President Obama announced Friday that he will send a battalion of about 1,000 Army soldiers to Poland as part of a new NATO mission, an effort to deter any aggression by Moscow at Russia’s borders with Poland and the Baltic countries.
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.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The NATO summit held in Warsaw July 8-9 was marked by high-level meetings and solemn declarations, sprinkled with a dose of pomp and circumstance. There was substance, too: NATO leaders took important, albeit small, steps to send a message to Vladimir Putin that the alliance is united in its determination to defend all of its members should he ever decide to cross the line.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
NATO and Russia on July 13 hold their first talks since the alliance agreed at a summit in Warsaw to beef up its presence in eastern Europe due to fears raised by Moscow's aggression in Ukraine.
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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.

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