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Poland Negotiating with US to Station American Weaponry On Its Soil

Poland Negotiating with US to Station American Weaponry On Its Soil

Poland said Sunday it is negotiating with the United States to permanently station heavy American military weaponry inside its borders, part of a U.S. plan under consideration to bolster its presence in Eastern Europe and the Baltic states to deter […]


Russia threatens ‘consequences’ if US deploys missiles in Europe

Russia threatens ‘consequences’ if US deploys missiles in Europe

Russia on Thursday warned the United States of consequences if it moves to deploy land-based missiles in Europe in contravention of a key Cold-War era arms control treaty. “It is clear that such actions would mean complete destruction by the […]


Merkel, Obama: Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine truce implemented

Merkel, Obama: Russia sanctions to stay until Ukraine truce implemented

US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Western sanctions must remain in place against Russia until it complies with a ceasefire deal with Ukraine. “The two leaders discussed the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and agreed […]


B-52s to Demo Long-Range Strategic Capabilities in Europe

B-52s to Demo Long-Range Strategic Capabilities in Europe

Three B-52 Stratofortresses assigned to the 5th Bomb Wing, Minot Air Force Base, North Dakota, deployed today to Royal Air Force (RAF) Fairford, United Kingdom. The deployment demonstrates the United States’ ability to project its flexible, long-range global strike capability […]


US weighs missiles in Europe to counter Russia: officials

Patriot Air Defense Missiles

The United States is considering a range of moves to counter Russia’s alleged violation of a nuclear arms treaty, including bolstering missile defenses or even deploying land-based missiles in Europe, officials said Friday. The options are expected to be discussed […]


Romania proving a strong ally during Exercise Combined Resolve IV

Romania proving a strong ally during Exercise Combined Resolve IV

Approximately 250 soldiers, from the Romanian Land Forces, are participating in the multinational Exercise Combined Resolve IV to improve operations in a coalition structure alongside NATO allies and European partners. Since 2003, the Romanian Land Forces have deployed three times […]


Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives

Europe’s Common Security and Defence Policy: National Perspectives

When one looks at the present state of the CSDP, one cannot help but look on with disenchantment at the energy that appears to have abandoned both institutions and Member States. Commentators increasingly take for granted that nothing much should […]


Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

Baltics to ask NATO for thousands of troops

The Baltic states will formally ask NATO to deploy several thousand troops as a deterrent to Russia, Lithuania said Thursday, but the alliance gave no assurance that the request would be accepted. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said at meeting […]


DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

DoD to Restructure US Aviation Brigade In Germany

The Defense Department will restructure the 12th Combat Aviation Brigade and subordinate units in Germany as part of the Army’s Aviation Restructuring Initiative in Europe, defense officials said today in a statement. The 12th CAB restructuring will reduce the U.S. […]


If NATO Were A Computer OS It Would Probably Crash

If NATO Were A Computer OS It Would Probably Crash

In an article published yesterday in the European edition of Politico, former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, Admiral James Stavridis, USN (Ret.) attempts to make the case for a new NATO. To freshen up the idea, Admiral Stavridis asks the […]


 
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