- NATO urged to show stronger resolve on Russia, boost defense Updated: May-30-16 7:29 am
TIRANA, Albania - NATO's Parliamentary Assembly urged alliance members Monday to stand up to Russia's military assertiveness and to do a better job sharing the burden of collective defense.
- Ex-NATO chief, PM named as adviser to Ukraine' president Updated: May-28-16 5:39 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - A former NATO Secretary-General and Danish prime minister has been named an adviser to Ukraine's president.
- Romania play reminds people of the good, bad of communism Updated: May-25-16 8:39 am
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romanians have relived the horrors of communism in a play featuring Lenin and Stalin, set to patriotic songs of that era, played by actors who mime their roles.
- Britain says Macedonia turmoil is damaging EU, NATO hopes Updated: May-23-16 8:16 am
BRUSSELS - Britain has warned Macedonia that its future in the European Union and NATO could be in peril amid political turmoil linked to a wiretapping scandal last year.
- Russia says it beefed up its military in southwest Updated: May-20-16 10:00 am
MOSCOW - Russia's defense minister says the military has strengthened its forces in southwestern Russia with long-range weapons to fend off emerging new threats.
- NATO foreign ministers agree to extend Afghan mission Updated: May-20-16 9:31 am
BRUSSELS - NATO foreign ministers and alliance partners have agreed to extend the Resolute Support mission that trains, advises and assists Afghanistan's security forces and institutions beyond 2016.
- NATO chief: 'Broad agreement' to seek meeting with Russia Updated: May-20-16 9:03 am
BRUSSELS - NATO has reached "broad agreement" to seek another meeting with Russia before NATO leaders meet in Warsaw this July, the alliance's chief said Friday.
- NATO formally invites Montenegro as 29th member Updated: May-19-16 2:11 pm
BRUSSELS - NATO invited the Balkan nation of Montenegro to become its 29th member, agreeing Thursday to expand for only the seventh time in its history despite Russia's angry objections.
- Poland's defense minister accused of undermining military Updated: May-15-16 10:37 am
WARSAW, Poland - Several former Polish defense ministers are calling for the dismissal of the current minister, arguing that he is undermining the image of Poland's military within NATO and Polish society itself.
- Putin warns Russia will respond to NATO missile shield Updated: May-13-16 12:55 pm
MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin on Friday described the development of NATO's U.S.-led missile defense program as a threat to global security and vowed that Russia will take the necessary steps to maintain a strategic parity.
- US, Polish leaders break ground for missile defense site Updated: May-13-16 12:52 pm
WARSAW, Poland - Polish and U.S. officials symbolically broke ground Friday for a U.S.-led missile defense site in the country's north, a system that has drawn condemnation from Russia.
- Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials Updated: May-11-16 5:04 pm
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- US, British troops hold joint exercises with Georgia's army Updated: May-11-16 9:38 am
TBILISI, Georgia - About 1,300 U.S., British and Georgian troops are conducting joint exercises aimed at training the former Soviet republic's military for participation in the NATO Response Force.
- US military: Al-Qaida working more closely with the Taliban Updated: May-05-16 1:39 pm
- Russia to boost troops levels along borders to counter NATO Updated: May-04-16 7:31 am
MOSCOW - Russia says it will form new military divisions to be stationed along the country's borders with Europe to counter a planned NATO buildup.
- US defense secretary says Russia is 'nuclear saber-rattling' Updated: May-03-16 2:20 pm
STUTTGART, Germany - U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter blasted what the U.S. and its allies see as Russian aggression in Europe, saying Tuesday that Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions that compel an American military buildup on NATO's eastern flank.
- NATO alliance getting new supreme commander Updated: May-03-16 9:40 am
BRUSSELS - The NATO alliance this week is getting a new supreme commander, a former top-ranking U.S. military officer in Korea hailed Tuesday by Defense Secretary Ash Carter as a proven warrior-diplomat and "a soldiers' general."
- US defense chief: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics Updated: May-02-16 4:43 pm
STUTTGART, Germany - The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.