NATO in the News


NATO in the News

  • Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft 12 Dec 2017 21:17 The Seattle Times TORONTO (AP) — Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had previously warned that Canada would stop doing business with …
  • Russian credit to cover part of S-400 missile deal with Turkey 12 Dec 2017 21:12 APA Russia will offer Turkey partial financing for Ankara's purchase of S-400 surface-to-air missile systems, APA reports that the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing a Russian presidential aide.   Turkey has been in talks to buy the system …
  • Scott Air Force Base colonel ousted after commander loses confidence in him 12 Dec 2017 21:11 O'Fallon Progress A Scott Air Force Base colonel has been replaced after the 18th Air Force commander lost confidence in him, according to a news release. Col. John Howard took the job as commander of the 375th Air Mobility Wing in July but was replaced Monday by Col. W. …
  • Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft 12 Dec 2017 21:04 New Hamburg Independent TORONTO — Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had previously warned that Canada would stop doing business with Boeing …
  • Pentagon Looking to Triple Size of Afghan Air Force by 2025 12 Dec 2017 20:48 Sputnik International Military & Intelligence 23:12 12.12.2017Get short URL The US military is set to triple the size of the Afghan air force over the next 7 to 8 years, Air Force Brig. Gen. Lance Bunch said in a press briefing on Tuesday. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Air Force …
  • Objection voiced as Ireland signs up to EU defense pact 12 Dec 2017 20:33 IrishCentral Sinn Féin Member of the European Parliament, Matt Carthy, said there has been “zero public debate” in Ireland on the issue of the EU defense pact. The Irish government has been accused of selling out Irish neutrality. It comes as the European Council has …
  • Why the "Arab Street" Didn't Explode 12 Dec 2017 19:50 Daily Alert In the wake of President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital last week, the “experts” crowding the media predicted strategic calamity: Vast, violent protests and a wave of terror would sweep the Muslim world in the coming days. Instead, …
  • How to Be a Great Leader, According to 4-Star General and Former CIA Boss David Petraeus 12 Dec 2017 19:35 Business TIME Gen. David Petraeus is a retired four-star general and former director of the CIA. He is currently chairman of the KKR Global Institute. A great boss provides inspiration, encouragement, counsel, direction, example, energy, and all the other elements …
  • Parliament pays homage to King Mihai I 12 Dec 2017 19:31 Radio Romania International History has seen few figures who have upheld democratic values, much to the aversion of both Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. King Mihai I was one of these few illustrious figures. Born on October 25th, 1921, Mihai ascended to the throne in 1940, after his …
  • December 12, 2017 UPDATE 12 Dec 2017 19:31 Radio Romania International President Iohannis receives World Bank delegation headed by vice-president Cyril Muller in Bucharest King Michael – King Michael’s body will be brought from Lausanne to Romania on Wednesday. The former sovereign died on December 5, at the age of 96, in …