NATO

  • Donald Trump: A ‘Dangerous’ Man

    Former US diplomat, R. Nicholas Burns, discusses GOP frontrunner’s foreign policy speech

    R. Nicholas Burns, an Atlantic Council board director who served as the State Department’s number three official in the George W. Bush administration, offered a searing critique of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s April 27 foreign policy
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  • US Lawmaker Urges ‘Path to EU Accession’ for Turkey

    Turkey will be critical to any US or NATO effort to shape Russia’s behavior in the Middle East and it should be put on the path to joining the European Union, said Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA).

    “If we want to stabilize a volatile region with a strategic ally we are going to have to put them on the path to EU accession,” said Connolly. “It is in everyone’s interest that Turkey align...

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  • Braw in The National Interest: NATO Must Strengthen Its Front Line Against Russia


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  • Russia Bolsters Its Submarine Fleet, and Tensions With US Rise

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    Russian attack submarines, the most in two decades, are prowling the coastlines of Scandinavia and Scotland, the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic
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  • Brzezinski in Global Policy Institute: What the NATO 'Enhanced' Force on the Eastern Border Should Look Like


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  • Nordenman in USNI News: Russian Flyby of USS Donald Cook Highlights International Tension in the Baltics


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  • In Year of Summits, Weighing the Benefits and Challenges of NATO-GCC Cooperation

    The passports of high-ranking NATO and GCC officials seem to tell a tale of impending dialogue in the coming days. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg's recent flights to Kuwait, the UAE, and Washington, and Gulf Cooperation Council Secretary General Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al-Zayani's visit to
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  • Albania’s Prime Minister Edi Rama: Enlargement a Secondary Priority for the European Union

    Leader says Europe preoccupied with economic, security, and migration crises

    A combination of economic, security, and migration challenges facing Europe could “fuel instability in the Western Balkans” and “bring more uncertainty to the south and east,” Albania’s Prime Minister, Edi Rama, said on April 13.

    Rama contended that Balkan states such as Albania—eager to...

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  • Ullman Joins The Tipping Point with Liz Wheeler to Discuss ISIS Attacks in Brussels


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  • Outlook for Security and Integration of Albania and the Western Balkans