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Gates, NATO Defense Ministers Discuss New Strategic Concept

Gates, NATO Defense Ministers Discuss New Strategic Concept

BRUSSELS, Belgium: Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates and his fellow NATO defense ministers are here to discuss myriad issues in advance of next month’s summit meeting of the alliance’s heads of state in Lisbon, Portugal. While en route here from […]


NATO backs Taliban talks, vows no halt to military action

NATO backs Taliban talks, vows no halt to military action

BRUSSELS: NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Thursday said the alliance was ready to support possible peace talks with the Taliban but ruled out halting military operations against the Afghan insurgency. While the NATO-led force was willing to provide “practical […]


Six US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Six US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

KABUL: Six US soldiers were killed in Afghanistan on Wednesday as Italy became the latest NATO ally to detail plans to scale down its military presence and hand over territory to Afghan forces by the end of 2011. Four of […]


Pakistan reopens main land route for NATO supplies

Pakistan reopens main land route for NATO supplies

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s foreign ministry on Saturday announced the reopening of the main land route for NATO supplies crossing into Afghanistan from Torkham in the northwest “with immediate effect”. Torkham lies on the main NATO supply route to Afghanistan, where US […]


NATO Holds Industry Days to Improve Capabilities

NATO Holds Industry Days to Improve Capabilities

From 5 to 7 October, Allied Command Transformation (ACT) and the NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A) are holding their annual “Industry Days” in Prague, the Czech Republic. The aim is to inform industry representatives about NATO’s capability development […]


Probe launched into 500 missing Nato vehicles

Probe launched into 500 missing Nato vehicles

QUETTA: Pakistan Customs has launched a probe into disappearance of 500 oil tankers and containers carrying supplies for Nato troops in Afghanistan. A senior customs official told Dawn on Sunday that 500 oil tankers and containers which had left Port […]


Airmen enhance NATO partners’ night vision capability

Airmen enhance NATO partners’ night vision capability

ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England: Establishing and maintaining solid working relationships with partner nations is a major mission element in the special operations community. This sometimes takes the form of providing training opportunities in order to level the ‘playing field’ […]


Pakistan Taliban attacks destroy more than 40 NATO vehicles

Pakistan Taliban attacks destroy more than 40 NATO vehicles

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: More than 40 NATO vehicles were destroyed in two separate Taliban attacks in Pakistan Wednesday as the militants stepped up their efforts to disrupt supply routes into Afghanistan. In the latest attack at least 26 NATO oil tankers […]


NATO Faces More than Defense Challenges as Cyber Threats Grow

NATO Faces More than Defense Challenges as Cyber Threats Grow

NATO plans to reform its mutual protection policy to include the increasing threat of cyber attack. But while protecting member nations from computer viruses is a huge task in itself, it is far from the only challenge. The emergence of […]


 
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