January 22, 2021 2:34 pm
In November, the United States left the OST first after accusing Russia of violating the pact– allegations that Russia denied. Moscow has now blamed Washington for its own decision of leaving the treaty.
November 30, 2020 11:14 pm
Under a peace deal between the United States and the Taliban — without the involvement of other NATO allies or the Afghan government - all foreign troops should leave Afghanistan by May 1 if security conditions on the ground permit.
October 22, 2020 5:17 pm
The US letter to signatories, obtained by The Associated Press, says the five original nuclear powers -- the US, Russia, China, Britain and France -- and America's NATO allies “stand unified in our opposition to the potential repercussions” of the treaty.
October 20, 2020 5:46 pm
This week, the site at Kester is set to fall under a new orbit, when NATO announces that it is creating a space centre to help manage satellite communications and key parts of its military operations around the world.
September 05, 2020 3:03 pm
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Moscow must cooperate with the international chemical weapons organization in "an impartial, international investigation" and provide information about its Novichok program.
August 30, 2020 6:53 pm
Defense Minister Florence Parly said the officer is under investigation for “serious security breaches.” Speaking on Europe-1 on Sunday, Parly said the French military has taken “necessary protective measures” as a result.
August 02, 2020 9:38 am
According to the plan, while about 6,400 soldiers will be brought back to the US, the remaining 5,400 will be redeployed in Europe including in Italy and Poland. According to Defence Secretary Esper, the plan is likely to cost Pentagon billions of dollars.
June 17, 2020 2:51 pm
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said US troops in Germany is central to transatlantic and European security. Defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said that security was "not a commodity."
June 16, 2020 8:51 am
NATO in 2014 set a target that each of its 30 members should spend 2% of GDP on defense. Most, including Germany, do not.
May 27, 2020 10:36 am
The exit from the Open Skies Treaty is the most recent example of important pacts Washington has stepped away from during the Trump presidency, including the Paris Agreement and the Iran nuclear deal.
February 09, 2016 12:07 pm