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Summit Charts NATO Course In Afghanistan, For Future

Summit Charts NATO Course In Afghanistan, For Future

NATO hasn’t just endured, it has thrived, President Barack Obama said at the conclusion of the alliance’s summit in Chicago today. Alliance and partner-nation leaders met in the Windy City and covered a range of issues from Afghanistan to missile […]


NATO Declares Interim Missile Defence Capability

NATO Declares Interim Missile Defence Capability

NATO leaders declared that the Alliance now has an interim ballistic missile defence capability at their Summit in Chicago on 21 May, marking the first step in the development of a NATO missile defence system. At the last NATO Summit, […]


New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early

New Zealand troops to leave Afghanistan early

New Zealand said on Tuesday it will withdraw its 145 troops from Afghanistan in late 2013, a year ahead of schedule, after paving the way for an early handover to local authorities. Foreign Minister Murray McCully said the success of […]


NATO traces path out of Afghanistan

NATO traces path out of Afghanistan

NATO leaders mapped a path out of the unpopular war in Afghanistan, backing plans to hand Afghans the combat lead from mid-2013 while vowing to stand by them as they seize their own destiny. In a Chicago summit declaration, US […]


NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

NATO Summit Reaffirms Commitment to Collective Security, Obama Says

A year and a half after the NATO members at their summit in Lisbon, Portugal, pledged bold action to revitalize the future alliance, heads of state and government are reaffirming commitment to their collective defense and security, President Barack Obama […]


Northrop Grumman To Deliver New ISR Capability to NATO Forces

Northrop Grumman To Deliver New ISR Capability to NATO Forces

Northrop Grumman Corporation has announced it has signed a $1.7 billion (euro 1.2 billion) contract for NATO’s Alliance Ground Surveillance (AGS) system. Operating under NATO command, AGS is expected to be the major data source for NATO’s system for Joint […]


NATO Regrets Russia’s Stance on European Missile Shield

NATO Regrets Russia’s Stance on European Missile Shield

NATO member states voiced their regret over Russia’s stance on the military alliance’s mooted missile shield in Europe, reiterating that the shield is not threatening the Russian national security. “NATO missile defense is not directed against Russia and will not […]


Chicago NATO Summit 2012 Declaration

Chicago NATO Summit 2012 Declaration

Issued by the Heads of State and Government participating in the meeting of the North Atlantic Council in Chicago on 20 May 2012 We, the Heads of State and Government of the member countries of the North Atlantic Alliance, have […]


NATO activates missile shield despite Russian anger

NATO activates missile shield despite Russian anger

NATO leaders launched Sunday the first phase of a US-led missile shield for Europe, risking the wrath of Russia which has threatened to deploy rockets to EU borders in response. A NATO official told AFP that US President Barack Obama […]


 
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