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Dec. 5, 2018

NATO Agrees: Russia in Material Breach of INF Treaty

NATO allies agree that Russia is in material breach of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, and have decided to start planning for a post-INF Treaty world, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels.

Nov. 21, 2018

U.S. Setting Up Observation Posts on Syria-Turkey Border

The U.S. military is setting up several observation posts in Syria beside the border with Turkey to provide military intelligence of any terrorist elements moving into Turkey from Syria.

Nov. 13, 2018

NATO Leads New Mission to Develop Iraq’s Defense Institutions

A new NATO-led mission in Iraq will work to further develop Iraq’s security institutions and structures, British Army Maj. Gen. Christopher Ghika told Pentagon reporters.

Oct. 31, 2018

Albanian President Discusses Security, Euro-Atlantic Integration at Marshall Center

Albanian President Ilir Meta said that NATO’s intervention, particularly from the U.S. and later the European Union, saved the Balkans from becoming the Middle East of Europe during a discussion with students in the Program on Applied Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

Oct. 29, 2018

NATO Official Defines Role of Disarmament in Alliance Strategy

NATO has been a bulwark of defense and deterrence in the world for almost 70 years, and disarmament is part of that equation, the NATO deputy secretary general said at an alliance conference in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Oct. 7, 2018

NATO’s Trident Juncture Exercise Tests Deterrence Capabilities

The world’s preeminent defensive alliance is readying to demonstrate its capabilities in its largest exercise since 2002 with Exercise Trident Juncture, said Navy Adm. James Foggo, the commander of NATO’s Allied Joint Force Command in Italy.

Oct. 3, 2018

Stoltenberg Forecasts NATO Defense Minister Discussions

NATO defense ministers are meeting in Brussels to implement the decisions made by alliance heads of state in July and to discuss burden sharing, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.

Oct. 2, 2018

Mattis, French Leaders Reaffirm Defense Relationship

Defense Secretary James N. Mattis met with French President Emmanuel Macron and Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly in Paris to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the United States and France.

Oct. 1, 2018

NATO Defense Chiefs Build 360-Degree Defense on Maturing Framework, Dunford Says

The recent NATO Military Committee Meeting in Warsaw, Poland, was so productive because the alliance chiefs of defense were able to build on the three-year framework put in place, Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford said.

Oct. 1, 2018

Dunford Pleased DOD Enters Fiscal 2019 With Budget

For the first time in a long time, the Defense Department entered the fiscal year with a budget, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff said troops should be extremely pleased with the development.

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