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April 3, 2019

Secretary General Touts NATO’s Benefits at Joint Session of Congress

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization not only is the longest-lived alliance in history, but also is the most successful, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told a joint session of the U.S. Congress here.

April 2, 2019

DOD Hosts Dialogue With the Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is committed to NATO, and that is reflected in the strategic impact the nation has in Europe and elsewhere, a senior Pentagon official said.

April 2, 2019

A Short History of NATO

At the end of World War II, in Europe, the Soviets and the Americans confronted each other from their occupation zones. Germany was divided into four zones, as was Berlin, the German capital that was squarely in the Soviet zone.

March 18, 2019

NATO Alliance Marking 70 Years, Looks to Counter Threats

As NATO prepares to mark its 70th anniversary, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said the alliance may have changed many times, but it has not compromised its foundational principle: the commitment of its member nations to protect and defend one another.

March 14, 2019

NATO Military Committee Visits Pentagon, Discusses Alliance Strategy, Capabilities

Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford welcomed the members of the NATO Military Committee to the Pentagon and offered to share with the alliance group the experiences of the U.S. in its development of the National Defense Strategy.

March 11, 2019

NATO Continues to Strengthen in Response to Great Power Competition

NATO marks 70 years of existence next month and alliance members continue the mission of ensuring the organization is relevant and agile in a new era, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Poland.

Feb. 28, 2019

NATO Secretary General Touts Trans-Atlantic Unity at Slovakian Convocation

As NATO approaches its 70th anniversary, the alliance sustains its relevance by maintaining the trans-Atlantic bonds in the face of different challenges, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Kosic, Slovakia.

Feb. 21, 2019

NATO Admiral Discusses Complex Security Environment, Results of Trident Juncture

Europeans view Russia as the greatest threat they face, but China has made inroads, and threats from violent extremism and ungoverned spaces in the Middle East and Africa complicate an already complex security environment, the commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command Naples said.

Feb. 18, 2019

Shanahan Discusses Results of Trip to Southwest Asia, Europe

Patrick M. Shanahan said his first trip as acting defense secretary was timely and has given him a lot to chew on moving forward.

Feb. 14, 2019

Shanahan: NATO Allies Unified in Face of Security Threats

NATO allies have recognized the threats facing the world and are putting their money where their mouths are, plussing up defense spending by $100 billion, Acting Defense Secretary Patrick M. Shanahan said at the conclusion of the alliance’s defense ministers conference in Brussels.

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