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Excerpts from interview of Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves by Lally Weymouth of the Washington Post.

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As top Kremlin officials have sounded ominous new warnings that they will defend ethnic Russians wherever they live, Latvia, the NATO nation with the highest proportion of Russians, is feeling like it is in the crosshairs.

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SPIEGEL: Mr. Stubb, Moscow is following with great concern just how sympathetic you are to the idea of Finland joining NATO.

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From Deutsche Welle:  Germany could not currently fulfill its NATO commitments in the event of an attack on a member of the alliance, owing in part to severe backlogs in replacement parts for its aircraft.

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Today marks the end of Anders Fogh Rasmussen's term as Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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NATO and Japan conducted a joint counter-piracy drill in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday (25 September 2014) to test communications and tactical skills. It was the first such joint naval exercise between the two maritime fleets.

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The retiring secretary general of NATO says he is leaving behind a more efficient fighting organization that will have to deal with an increasingly aggressive Russia.

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NATO alliance members still do not have enough guided bombs and missiles to conduct a long-lasting battle, the alliance's top general said Monday.

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The Baltic countries are registering a dramatic increase in Russian military provocations, rattling nerves in a region which fears it could be the next frontier after Ukraine in Moscow's quest at asserting its regional power.

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