NATO

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg is putting his legacy behind a final push to shore up international support for Ukraine in its fight against Russia. The secretary-general, who will step down later this year after a decade leading the alliance, is pitching to the 32-NATO member countries a plan to establish a five-year, 100 billion euro fund for Ukraine, and for NATO to assume […]

RIGA, Latvia — In the aftermath of last month’s terrorist attack on the Crocus City Hall concert venue outside Moscow, Russian officials not only have blamed Ukraine but also have repeatedly accused the West of involvement — even though U.S. officials insist they gave Moscow a specific warning that the Islamic State could attack the […]

Sweden approved as newest NATO member WASHINGTON — Sweden became the newest member of NATO earlier this month, joining 31 nations in the security alliance, including the United States. Well, make that 49 of the 50 United States. Because, in a quirk of geography and history, Hawaii is not technically covered by the NATO pact. […]

CNN  —  Sweden became the newest member of NATO earlier this month, joining 31 nations in the security alliance, including the United States. Well, make that 49 of the 50 United States.

With additional American aid still in doubt, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III on Tuesday called for “creative, adaptable and sustainable ways” to continue arming Ukraine and praised European allies who were trying to bolster Kyiv’s military as the war against Russia entered a critical stretch. Mr. Austin, in Germany for the start of a […]

The skies over the Black Sea and east Romania were buzzing with NATO aircraft on Wednesday with at least a half dozen spy planes and maybe a pair of fighter jets in the air at one time, and one of them – a US Global Hawk robot plane – pushing hundreds of kilometers eastwards to […]

MEDITERRANEAN SEA  –   Naval Striking Forces NATO will execute a Transfer of Authority (TOA), assuming command of more than 5,000 U.S. Sailors and Marines assigned to USS Bataan Amphibious Readiness Group (ARG). The TOA – which takes place in parallel to NATO’s exercise Steadfast Defender 2024 – brings joint vigilance and Deterrence and Defense (DDA) […]

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton warned Saturday that former President Donald Trump will seek to withdraw the U.S. from NATO if he wins a second term in the White House. In remarks during a lunchtime panel at the Munich Security Conference, Clinton urged delegates to take Trump “literally and seriously” as he seeks re-election. […]

Brandon Bell/Getty Images Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at a ‘First In The Nation’ campaign rally at South Carolina State University on February 2, 2024, in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Washington CNN  —  Vice President Kamala Harris faces the fraught task Friday of reassuring US allies on the world stage, as lawmakers

By Bernd Debusmann Jr & Anthony Zurcher BBC News, Washington 13 February 2024 Updated 1 hour ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser Video caption, Watch: President Biden calls Trump’s Nato comments “shameful” President Joe Biden has blasted criticism of Nato by his likely 2024 election challenger, Donald Trump, […]


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