US troops in Poland 'a threat to Russia's security'

Russian government describes US military build-up in Eastern Europe as a 'factor destabilising European security'.


US tanks arrive in Germany for NATO mission in Europe

Hundreds of military vehicles to be transported to Eastern Europe in NATO build up that could increase Russia tensions.

Inside Story

EU leaders agree to meet NATO spending requirements

Only five of 28 members meet current spending requirements, so is a future with Trump as US president reason for change?


Russia: New missiles in Kaliningrad answer US 'shield'

Russian exclave to receive new S-400 and nuclear-capable Iskander missile systems in response to NATO's defence system.

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NATO chief reassures alliance of Trump's commitment

NATO leader Jens Stoltenberg says he is certain that Donald Trump will maintain a strong US commitment to NATO.


UN to probe US air raid that killed women and children

Raids by US aircraft in Kunduz province killed more than 30 civilians, including many women and children, last week.


Families seek justice for civilians killed by NATO raid

Afghan officials say a NATO air strike killed at least 30 civilians, including women, children and babies, in Kunduz.


Ex-NATO boss: Libya still a 'model intervention'

"I don't think you can blame Hillary Clinton or NATO," says Anders Fogh Rasmussen on Libya's post-intervention collapse.


Crisis in Libya: Who is to blame?

Former NATO head Anders Fogh Rasmussen defends intervention against Gaddafi, and we debate Kurdish independence in Iraq.


Russia moves nuclear missiles to NATO doorstep

Poland and Lithuania express concern as Russia deploys nuclear-capable ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad on Baltic Sea.


After elections Georgia must stay on Euro-Atlantic path

The elections are a test of Georgia's progress towards democracy and Euro-Atlantic integration.

by Luke Coffey

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Turexit: Should Turkey leave NATO?

If Turkey leaves NATO, the risks to its security are minimal - but the alliance would suffer if it quits.

by Marwan Bishara


Afghan Forces should learn from NATO's mistakes

NATO leaders' support to Afghanistan cannot be unconditional.

by Rachel Reid

War & Conflict

NATO to give surveillance jets to nations battling ISIL

Alliance agrees to give military support to Middle Eastern and North African countries fighting hardline armed groups.


NATO leaders discuss perceived Russian threats

Alliance to deploy four battalions totalling 3,000 to 4,000 troops in move to secure Baltic states from Russia.