The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

 Ukraine asks US for #039major non-NATO ally#039 status

Ukraine asks US for 'major non-NATO ally' status

Ukraine's parliament passed a resolution on Wednesday, asking the United States to grant it the status of a major non-NATO ally. The resolution, addressing US Congress, was backed by 232 lawmakers and cleared the parliament after …

The West#039s desperately needed reset with Turkey

The West's desperately needed reset with Turkey

The West must acknowledge that what Mr. Erdoğan represents will be part and parcel of Turkey's future

 Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

Lukashenko invites NATO to observe Russia-Belarus military drills

NATO and other international organizations should be able to monitor the joint drills of Russia and Belarus Zapad-2017 that are scheduled for the fall of this year, the Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said. …

Russian Envoy explains NATO#039s mechanism of demonizing Russia

Russian Envoy explains NATO's mechanism of demonizing Russia

NATO stops at nothing trying to demonize Russia and justify its policy of containment, the Russian envoy to NATO Alexander Grushko said. He recalled that NATO is turning to a policy of containing Russia, which is …

3 US soldiers wounded in green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan

3 US soldiers wounded in green-on-blue attack in Afghanistan

Three U.S. soldiers were wounded when an Afghan soldier opened fire on them at a base in Helmand province on Sunday, NATO said. The trio received medical treatment after the so-called green-on-blue attack, according to NATO, which …

NATO head urges Turkey, Austria to resolve dispute

NATO head urges Turkey, Austria to resolve dispute

NATO's Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged Austria and Turkey on Friday to resolve a diplomatic dispute that has led to some cooperation programs being blocked, Reuters reported. Turkey, a NATO ally, has …

Trump expresses #039strong support#039 for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues

Trump expresses 'strong support' for NATO, presses Merkel on paying dues

US President Donald Trump pressed German Chancellor Angela Merkel "hard" on North Atlantic Treaty Organization commitments during their meeting Friday, a senior administration official …

Ankara’s role in global stability

Ankara’s role in global stability

The early 21st century has been marked by the rise of new players who are increasingly demonstrating their independent capacity to affect politics around the globe. Turkey has become a formidable growth zone that has attracted the attention …

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

Tensions rising between Turkish, European leaders before elections

The Netherlands is heading for a nationwide vote Wednesday, with concerns about Muslim immigration a central issue

 Stoltenberg: Turkey and Netherlands must respect each other

Stoltenberg: Turkey and Netherlands must respect each other

NATO head Jens Stoltenberg called on two of the alliance's members, Turkey and the Netherlands, to defuse their escalating dispute. "Robust debate is at the heart of our democracies but so is mutual …

Georgia Offers NATO to Build a Black Sea Base at Poti

Georgia Offers NATO to Build a Black Sea Base at Poti

NATO is planning to increase the alliance's presence on the Black Sea

Lavrov: we must not turn NATO-Russia Council into battlefield

Lavrov: we must not turn NATO-Russia Council into battlefield

Moscow has no intention of indulging into child’s play that would turn the NATO-Russia Council into a battlefield, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The minister noted that three meetings of the …

Do Russian Military Staff and NATO unfreeze contacts?

Do Russian Military Staff and NATO unfreeze contacts?

Chief of the General Staff of the Russian armed forces, Gen. Valery Gerasimov, had the telephone conversation with the chairman of NATO's Military Committee Gen. Petr Pavel, the Russian Defense …

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

NATO Military Committee meeting starts in Tbilisi

The meeting of the NATO Military Committee was opened in the Radisson hotel in Tbilisi. It is a second meeting of the NATO Military Committee in Georgia. According to the Defence Ministry, this fact confirms the Alliance's …

Stoltenberg: We should find balance in relations with Russia

Stoltenberg: "We should find balance in relations with Russia"

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg that the alliance doesn't want any confrontation with Russia or a new cold war.  "We should find a balance. We don't want new cold war or confrontation with …

Georgia may provide its infrastructure to NATO

Georgia may provide its infrastructure to NATO

After today's meeting with chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Gen. Petr Pavel, Georgian Defense Minister Levan Izoria said that Georgia is ready to provide its infrastructure for NATO's exercises in …

NATO military committee to hold meeting in Georgia on March 2-3

NATO military committee to hold meeting in Georgia on March 2-3

NATO military committee, headed by General Petr Pavel, is going to hold a meeting in Tbilisi on March 2, this message was posted on the Georgian Defense Ministry's website. The committee will stay in Tbilisi for two …

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

NATO ships show aggression towards Russian ships at Syrian coast

Today, at a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian sailors claimed that NATO ships were near the Russian ships, serving at the Syrian coast. Also, the sailors noted that the actions of the Alliance ships were not …

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Turkey Continues Tough Battle Against IS

Daesh has held thousands of civilians inside al-Bab

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Is Munich not afraid of terrorism?

Meanwhile, ISIL controls the half of the country and poses a threat to security in Europe and the US

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

Islam Is Peaceful, But Only Muslims Can Stop Terror

German Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Islam as a peaceful religion Saturday night in a speech aimed at quelling growing anti-Muslim sentiment in Europe and the U.S. that has sparked in recent months hate crimes and political …

Military cooperation between Russia and NATO should be restored, Lavrov says

Military cooperation between Russia and NATO should be restored, Lavrov says

It is necessary to resume the military cooperation between NATO and Russia,  Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said, speaking at the Munich Security Conference. …

Four NATO nations would pick Russia to defend them If threatened

Four NATO nations would pick Russia to defend them If threatened

Bulgaria, Greece, Slovenia and Turkey will rely on Russia in case of threat

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

NATO countries split on idea of increasing military spendings

Leaders of alliance's member-countries have to meet NATO requirements and the expectations of their voters

Turkish Minister reproaches NATO for not fulfilling obligations on its south-eastern flank

Turkish Minister reproaches NATO for not fulfilling obligations on its south-eastern flank

Turkey’s Defense Minister Fikri Isik has reproached NATO for not fully meeting its commitments in the south east zone of the bloc where Turkey is located, TASS reports. Speaking at the Munich Security Conference …

NATO’s Stoltenberg stresses importance of dialogue on contradictory issues with Russia

NATO’s Stoltenberg stresses importance of dialogue on contradictory issues with Russia

NATO and Russia should keep up dialogue on the problems that cause contradictions between them, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said, TASS reports. He addressed reporters after talks with Russian Foreign …

 53rd Munich Security Conference opens

53rd Munich Security Conference opens

The 53rd Munich Security Conference started in Germany.  Among the topics up for discussion at the Munich conference 2017 will be the future of transatlantic relations after electing Donald Trump as US …

G-20 Responds to U.S. Warning

G-20 Responds to U.S. Warning

to NATO and Shift on Israel

Putin: FSB able to confront security threats

Putin: FSB able to confront security threats

Russian President Vladimir Putin addressed the board meeting of the Federal Security Services (FSB), speaking about the situation in the world, aggravating threats posed by international terrorist groups and tasks of the FSB …

Why Trump Is Right on Russia

Why Trump Is Right on Russia

There are many good reasons for the United States to reach conciliation with Moscow