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How Ukraine Can Contribute to NATO’s Forward Defense

Toward that end, Alliance military authorities have been tasked to develop plans for the deployment of multinational units, possibly battalions or brigades, that will be deployed on a persistent basis along NATO’s eastern frontier. NATO heads of state are expected to approve these plans at a summit meeting in Warsaw this July.

NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg Stands Up for the Alliance

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg refused to wade into US domestic politics, but he delivered a forceful defense of the Alliance on April 6 in remarks that may be interpreted as a firm rebuttal to Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump’s criticism of the grouping as “obsolete.”

On Brussels Bombings: ‘The Moment Has Come When We Need to Act,’ says Kosovo’s President Atifete Jahjaga

Kosovo’s President, Atifete Jahjaga, has called on governments in countries facing the threat of Islamic terrorism to set aside political differences and ramp up intelligence sharing and cooperation with their neighbors. “The moment has come when we need to act,” Jahjaga said in an interview on March 23. Jahjaga spoke on a visit to the […]

Why Donald Trump is Wrong about NATO

In an interview with the Washington Post a day before the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump unveiled an “unabashedly noninterventionist approach” to America’s role in the world. High on his list of targets was NATO. Trump alleged that the United States’ “allies do nothing,” meaning the United States “can’t afford” to […]