NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday that alliance members increased defense spending in 2018 for the fourth year in a row, highlighting a slow turnaround amid fury from the White House that allies are overly reliant on U.S. military power.
NATO's biggest military maneuvers since the Cold War kicked off in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Norway's sovereignty after an attack by a "fictitious aggressor."
Nine hours is a long time in the world of nuclear diplomacy. That is how long it took for Ambassador Kay Bailey Hutchison to tweet a clarification about her ambiguous remarks, made Tuesday, that appeared to threaten Russia with a preemptive strike if it deployed a new missile banned under a landmark arms-control treaty.
The NATO countries of Europe are seriously contemplating readjusting their dependence on the U.S. as a strategic counterweight against a resurgent Russia.
For Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, this week's NATO summit presents a central test: how to preserve a U.S.-European alliance that he sees as crucial to America's security while not crossing a boss who doesn't share that view.
For now, Turkey remains in NATO and will maintain its strategic partnership with the U.S., despite overall poor relations. But, for how long?
NATO is now an organization in desperate need of leadership, direction and, above all, a common cause. Is it time for a major reboot?
Afghanistan: USA and its NATO allies wrangled anew over how many more troops are needed to counter the resurgent Taliban and break a stalemate in the fight.
Afghanistan: NATO has agreed to send more troops to the war-ravaged country to help train and work alongside the Afghan security forces.
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Russia next month, a week after a NATO summit meeting he is skipping, State Department officials said.