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Afghanistan’s Security Environment

Afghanistan’s Security Environment

In December 2009, recognizing that the situation in Afghanistan had become more grave since the March 2009 announcement of the U.S. strategy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, the administration concluded a 10-week review of the strategy’s goals and the methods needed […]


NATO Troops Take Part In Moscow Victory Day Parade

NATO Troops Take Part In Moscow Victory Day Parade

Russia marked the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II on Sunday with the largest-ever post-Soviet military parade in Moscow. It was also the first time that NATO forces participated. Foreign troops from four NATO member states marched […]


NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

NATO chief calls for anti-missile system for Europe

Brussels: Linking up anti-missile systems to protect NATO’s European nations would cost under 200 million euros (250 million dollars) over 10 years, the alliance’s secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Wednesday. “We have a sufficient intelligence to know that […]


‘AfPak Hands’ Begin Immersion Training

‘AfPak Hands’ Begin Immersion Training

CAMP JULIEN, Afghanistan: The first class of U.S. military servicemembers and civilians in the new “AfPak Hands” program arrived here last week to continue its training at the Counterinsurgency Training Academy Afghanistan. International Security Assistance Force officials are using the […]


NATO Chief: Missile Defense Needed Against Irrational Players

NATO Chief: Missile Defense Needed Against Irrational Players

NATO Secretary General Anders Rasmussen says NATO must work toward nuclear disarmament, but must also have missile defense against irrational countries and players with nuclear weapons. A NATO foreign ministers’ meeting is being held in Tallinn, Estonia. Secretary General Anders […]


NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

NATO ministers meet on Afghan trainers, nuclear policy

TALLINN: US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Estonia Thursday for talks with her NATO counterparts about the alliance’s role in nuclear defence and ways to drum up more trainers for the Afghan army. The gathering in the Estonian […]


Berlin Divided over the Presence of US Nuclear Warheads

Berlin Divided over the Presence of US Nuclear Warheads

By signing the most comprehensive disarmament treaty for decades, Russia and the US want to move towards a nuclear-free world. But the German government is divided over when warheads should be removed from the country. As Russia and the US […]


Reclaiming Kandahar is NATO’s next Afghanistan challenge

Reclaiming Kandahar is NATO’s next Afghanistan challenge

Washington: Reclaiming Afghanistan’s key Kandahar province is the next major challenge facing NATO forces tasked with rooting out both Taliban militants and local corruption that extends to the brother of the country’s president. The international military operation that took back […]


McChrystal reports on progress in Afghanistan

McChrystal reports on progress in Afghanistan

WASHINGTON: The commander of NATO and U.S. troops in Afghanistan said today he is pleased with the progress in the country so far while acknowledging that much more needs to be done. Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal said military operations in […]


 
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