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Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Russian tactical nuclear missiles a US concern

Washington: Russia moved tactical nuclear warheads to within miles of its borders with NATO countries as recently as late spring, complicating US ties with Moscow, a report said Tuesday, as Congress mulled a new arms control treaty. The Wall Street […]


Russia to Allow NATO Armored Vehicles Through to Afghanistan

Russia to Allow NATO Armored Vehicles Through to Afghanistan

Russia will let NATO take armored vehicles to Afghanistan and return supplies through its territory under an expanded transit deal. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the announcement at a joint meeting in Moscow with visiting Afghan Foreign Minister Zalmay […]


Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russia Proposes Divided Anti-Missile Defense System

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has proposed to NATO leaders a joint missile defense system that divides military protection of Europe between the former Cold War rivals. Russian newspapers quote officials as saying the plan entails equally dividing anti-missile defense responsibilities […]


Strategic Concept Will Guide Alliance for Next Decade

Strategic Concept Will Guide Alliance for Next Decade

WASHINGTON — The new NATO Strategic Concept adopted by alliance leaders at the Lisbon Summit yesterday takes the lessons of the Balkans and Afghanistan and joins them with the core values of the pact. President Barack Obama and the leaders […]


Allied Leaders Agree on NATO Missile Defence System

Allied Leaders Agree on NATO Missile Defence System

NATO’s leaders decided to develop a Missile Defence capability to protect NATO’s populations and territories in Europe against ballistic missile attacks. The Alliance’s Heads of State and Government stated that they see this as a core element of NATO’s collective […]


NATO sets Afghan withdrawal date, woos Russia

NATO sets Afghan withdrawal date, woos Russia

Lisbon: The Western allies have agreed a plan to bring their war in Afghanistan to an end within four years, and won over a cautious Russia to the cause of a European anti-missile shield. The nations of the NATO-led force […]


NATO Appears On Course for New Strategic Concept

NATO Appears On Course for New Strategic Concept

NATO members look beyond the alliance’s current problems to plot its future course. The organization’s present model, established in 1999, was crafted before al Qaeda, cyber warfare and piracy posed security threats. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization could be on […]


French Defense Minister Says Afghanistan Is ‘A Trap’

French Defense Minister Says Afghanistan Is ‘A Trap’

France’s new defense minister is warning Afghanistan is “a trap” for allied troops. Alain Juppe told Europe-1 radio Wednesday France wants to begin pulling its forces out of Afghanistan and will discuss the possibility of a more expansive drawdown of […]


White House Details U.S. Goals at Lisbon Summit

White House Details U.S. Goals at Lisbon Summit

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama’s goals in attending the NATO Summit in Lisbon, Portugal, this week are to reinvigorate the alliance and to discuss the way forward in Afghanistan, White House officials said here yesterday. The president leaves tomorrow and will […]


 
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