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NATO invites Pakistan to key summit

NATO invites Pakistan to key summit

Pakistan welcomed a NATO invitation Tuesday to attend key talks on the future of Afghanistan in Chicago next week but remained non-committal on ending a nearly six-month blockade on supply routes. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen telephoned President Asif […]


Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

Progress Continues Toward NATO Missile Defense System

The United States will announce at next week’s NATO summit in Chicago that the new missile defense system in Europe has reached interim operational capability, the alliance’s supreme allied commander for Europe said. “We will announce the interim operational capability […]


Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Pakistan signals end to blockade of NATO supplies

Top Pakistani leaders will on Tuesday discuss ending a blockade of foreign military supply routes into Afghanistan and repairing US relations, signalling a rapprochement ahead of a NATO summit. Islamabad shut its Afghan border to NATO supplies after US air […]


NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

NATO Summit to Focus on Afghanistan, Missile Defense

Afghanistan will top the agenda items at the upcoming NATO Summit in Chicago as coalition members consider an agreement on a long-term strategic partnership that promotes security and stability there, NATO’s supreme allied commander for Europe reported. “What I am […]


Famous FN MAG Machine Gun Goes Polymer

FN MAG Machine Gun. Photo by: FN Herstal

The 7.62x51mm NATO caliber FN MAG – designed, developed, manufactured and marketed by Belgium-based small arms manufacturer FN Herstal – comes now standard with a polymer buttstock. This change in the standard configuration results from current trends showing increasing market […]


NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO a step closer to getting out of Afghan war

NATO took a step closer to getting out of the Afghan war on Sunday as the Kabul government announced local forces would take over control of security in a large new slice of the country. In the third phase of […]


NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

The NATO chief expressed the Western alliance’s determination to push ahead with building a missile defense system, following what he called the first successful comprehensive test of the concept. “After the Chicago summit, we will continue to expand the system […]


Obama, NATO chief agree Afghan focus for summit

Obama, NATO chief agree Afghan focus for summit

US President Barack Obama met with NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen ahead of the upcoming NATO summit to agree to focus on the Afghan conflict at the meeting, the White House said. At an Oval Office meeting, Obama and Rasmussem […]


Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO

Tactical Nuclear Weapons and NATO

NATO has been a “nuclear” alliance since its inception. Nuclear weapons have served the dual purpose of being part of NATO military planning as well as being central to the Alliance’s deterrence strategy. For over 4 decades, NATO allies sought […]


 
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