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France Criticized for Warships Contract with Russia

France Criticized for Warships Contract with Russia

France’s contract to sell a pair of Mistral aircraft carriers to Moscow has come under fire in recent months, as relations between the West and Russia have deteriorated over Ukraine. Last month, President Barack Obama said it would be preferable […]


Exercise Saber Strike 14 demonstrates international cooperation

Exercise Saber Strike 14 demonstrates international cooperation

U.S. Army Europe and its regional partners in the Baltic region kicked off the joint, combined multinational military exercise Saber Strike 2014 at the Adazi Training Area, June 9. The exercise, scheduled to conclude June 20, spans multiple locations in […]


US deploys 2 B-2 bombers to Europe for exercises

US deploys 2 B-2 bombers to Europe for exercises

The US Air Force has deployed two nuclear-capable B-2 stealth bombers to a British air base for exercises with NATO allies, the Pentagon said Monday. The deployment, which the Pentagon said was preplanned and short-term, comes against a backdrop of […]


Hagel Urges European NATO Members to Boost Defense Budgets

Hagel Urges European NATO Members to Boost Defense Budgets

NATO European allies must dedicate more money to defense spending, and all are ready to do their part in the follow-on operation in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said at NATO headquarters in Brussels today. The secretary spoke at a […]


NATO, Russia ‘fundamentally’ differ over Ukraine crisis

NATO, Russia ‘fundamentally’ differ over Ukraine crisis

NATO and Russia had a “very frank” exchange of views on the Ukraine crisis Monday but found no common ground in the first such meeting since Moscow annexed Crimea, officials said. “I can say it was a very frank exchange […]


Actions Underscore Worldwide Commitment, Official Says

Actions Underscore Worldwide Commitment, Official Says

The United States is demonstrating its continued commitment to collective security through a series of actions designed to reassure NATO allies and partners of America’s dedication to enduring peace and stability in the region, in light of the Russian intervention […]


Cyprus settlement ‘worth 20 billion euros’

Cyprus settlement ‘worth 20 billion euros’

A Cyprus reunification deal would generate a 20-billion-euro ($27.2 billion) peace dividend for the recession-hit island, according to a study released Thursday. The study predicts an elusive UN-brokered peace deal would raise per capita incomes by approximately 12,000 euros, expand […]


Should Europe Rebuild Tank Forces?

Should Europe Rebuild Tank Forces?

Russia’s recent adventurism in Europe, most notably the massing of armor and mechanized units along the border with Ukraine, has prompted defense officials in Europe and the United States to do something they haven’t done in nearly twenty years: assess […]


US sends another warship to the Black Sea

US sends another warship to the Black Sea

The US Navy is sending a guided missile cruiser to the Black Sea, the Pentagon said Tuesday, the latest bid by Washington to to reassure allies worried over Russia’s intervention in Ukraine. “I can confirm the Vella Gulf, a Navy […]


 
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