NATO

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Member states of military alliance are set to officially join a US-led coalition fighting ISIL, diplomatic sources say.

NATO to 'formally join' anti-ISIL coalition

Opinion

What should the US' next move be in Afghanistan?

A US decision to boost troop numbers in Afghanistan would be welcome, but there is need for a more robust engagement.

Omar Samad

by Omar Samad

Omar Samad

United States

Erdogan and Trump discuss expanding cooperation

Meeting between Turkish and US leaders comes just days after Trump's decision to arm Kurdish YPG fighters in Syria.

Afghanistan

Germany not 'first in line' to boost Afghanistan troops

Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments come as NATO considers increased presence in Afghanistan to fight the Taliban.

Afghanistan

NATO chief, Merkel to discuss Afghan troop increase

NATO's Jens Stoltenberg will meet with the German chancellor to discuss proposal to send more troops to Afghanistan.

NATO chief, Merkel to discuss Afghan troop increase

Afghanistan

NATO mulls sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says alliance is considering ‘a few thousand’ soldiers after meeting Theresa May.

NATO mulls sending more troops to Afghanistan

War & Conflict

US considers 'boosting troop presence' in Afghanistan

Recommendation is made after broad review and comes while NATO asks UK for more troops as well, reports say.

US considers 'boosting troop presence' in Afghanistan

Asia

US soldiers return to Afghanistan's Helmand

First batch of nearly 300-strong Marine Corps contingent arrives in southern Afghan province as part of Trump's policy.

US marines return to Taliban stronghold of Helmand

Opinion

Russia and NATO: Drama redux

Is a Russia-NATO conflict in the making?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Poland

NATO deploys troops to Poland near Russian border

More than 1,100 soldiers to be stationed in Orzysz, about 57km south of Russia's Baltic Sea enclave of Kaliningrad.

NATO deploys troops to Poland near Russian border

Inside Story

Donald Trump now backs NATO

After months of criticism, US president says the global military alliance is no longer 'obsolete'.

Inside Story

Will NATO members cave in to US demands?

The US secretary of state issues a warning to NATO allies to increase their defence spending.

Talk to Al Jazeera

Turkey defence minister: NATO could've been more frank

As Ankara negotiates with Moscow to acquire S-400 missiles, Turkey's defence minister discusses NATO and security.

Opinion

Why Turkey might buy Russia's S-400 defence system

A potential defence deal between Turkey and Russia could enhance their military cooperation but would not mend ties.

Can Kasapoglu

by Can Kasapoglu

Can Kasapoglu

Opinion

For Europe, questions remain as to US foreign policy

It's an uphill battle for the Trump administration to convince the EU that the US will not abandon its Western allies.

Martin Reardon

by Martin Reardon

Martin Reardon