NATO in the News


NATO in the News

  • After Mixed Messages, NATO Officials Anxiously Await Trump's Visit 24 May 2017 20:38 NPR The Trump administration has been trying to allay fears of the Baltic states and other newer NATO members that the U.S. remains committed to the military alliance. But officials are anxiously awaiting President Trump's visit to hear directly from him.
  • Trump Is Bringing His Inconsistent NATO Narrative To NATO 24 May 2017 20:07 The Huffington Post BRUSSELS ― The Donald Trump who shows up at Thursday’s NATO meeting could be Candidate Trump, who said the alliance had outlived its usefulness and was costing the United States too much. Or maybe the Trump who shows up will be the President Trump of …
  • Scare NATO into closer tracking of defense spending 24 May 2017 20:06 News Observer President Donald Trump sent shock waves across Europe when he railed against the NATO alliance during his campaign and threatened not to defend those nations that hadn’t paid their share of defense expenses. He wasn’t the first to raise concerns: …
  • NATO to join anti-IS coalition: Diplomatic source 24 May 2017 19:57 The New Indian Express BRUSSELS: NATO is to join the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition, meeting a key demand of President Donald Trump that the alliance do more to fight Islamist terrorism, diplomatic sources said Wednesday. Trump was due to meet NATO leaders in Brussels on …
  • Turkish president calls on NATO to ‘do more against terror’ 24 May 2017 19:57 Hurriyet Daily News NATO allies should show more solidarity in the fight against global terror, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, stressing that the alliance’s role in the anti-terror struggle will constitute one of most important items of the May 25 Summit in …
  • News24.com | Tillerson expects Nato to join anti-ISIS coalition 24 May 2017 19:39 News24 Brussels - US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday he expected Nato to overcome reservations and join the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition at a summit with President Donald Trump. Trump meets Nato leaders in Brussels on Thursday to press …
  • ‘NATO had to get with it’: Russia will not be an agenda item at NATO summit to please Trump 24 May 2017 19:27 Raw Story US President Donald Trump speaks during a joint press conference with the Palestinian leader at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017 (AFP Photo/MANDEL NGAN) As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization readies itself …
  • NATO States Unlikely to Call for Boosting Presence on Russian Border 24 May 2017 19:17 RIA Novosti Military & Intelligence 15:04 24.05.2017Get short URL MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The NATO summit is scheduled to take place in Brussels on Thursday. "I don't expect any requests for any additional measures," Stoltenberg said at a press …
  • A Bolt From the Blue: Russia Now Strategically on Par With NATO 24 May 2017 19:12 RIA Novosti Politics 21:12 24.05.2017Get short URL Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu signaled Wednesday that Russia has managed to achieve strategic parity with NATO, despite the fact that it spends on defense far less than the United States; according to Russian …
  • Trump has done what Obama didn’t: Scare NATO into closer tracking of defense spending 24 May 2017 19:05 Island Packet President Donald Trump sent shock waves across Europe when he railed against the NATO alliance during his campaign and threatened not to defend those nations that hadn’t paid their share of defense expenses. He wasn’t the first to raise concerns: …