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President Barack Obama:  this is a challenging and important time for NATO, and we are very lucky to have General Secretary Stoltenberg at the helm during this time.

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In a move that is certain to further irritate Moscow, Finland's new center-right coalition has included the option of applying for NATO membership "at any time" in its government formation Joint Policy Position statement.

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The West seems to have forgotten, though, that it did not come to be the architect of the global system in the 1940s and 1950s by avoiding risk and relying on conventional approaches.

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[S]pending a few days recently in Britain, I was struck by just how parochial it has become. After an extraordinary 300-year run, Britain has essentially resigned as a global power.

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Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak outlined the need for 'a new NATO' during a speech in Washington on Tuesday, looking ahead to the organisation's 2016 summit in Warsaw.

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Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama threatened on Wednesday that his country would veto Macedonia's NATO candidacy, arguing it did not respect the rights of its ethnic Albanian minority.

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As the European Union struggles to remain a unified and influential force for the 21st century, geopolitical developments have only made this goal more elusive.

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Thousands of ordinary civilians, including doctors, carpenters and teachers, are flocking to join volunteer paramilitary groups in several European countries, with some doubling in size since the start of the Ukraine crisis, Newsweek has discovered.

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As negotiations between the European Union and the United States over the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) move toward a final agreement, opponents of the proposed pact are becoming more vocal.

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The United Kingdom's exit from the European Union would have negative consequences for its "special relationship" with the United States, says the Atlantic Council's Frances G. Burwell.

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