NATO

(AP Photo/Cara Anna)
AP News
September 10, 2019 - 5:24 pm
By CARA ANNA Associated Press KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A rocket exploded at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan just minutes into Wednesday, the anniversary of the 9/11 attack on the United States. A plume of smoke rose over central Kabul shortly after midnight and sirens could be heard. Inside the...
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
AP News
August 30, 2019 - 5:50 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Try as he might, Jim Mattis can't seem to hide his real feelings about Donald Trump - that the president is leading the world's most powerful nation down a dangerously wrong path. Mattis, the retired Marine general who resigned as...
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Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, speaks with Ukraine's Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
(AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
December 04, 2018 - 12:53 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of foreign ministers from NATO nations: (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the United States will suspend its obligations under a landmark nuclear treaty in 60 days in response to Russia's alleged violation of the pact. Pompeo...
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Associated Press
July 12, 2018 - 8:25 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump closed out his chaotic two-day visit to NATO Thursday by declaring victory, claiming that member nations caved to his demands to significantly increase defense spending and reaffirming his commitment to the alliance. But there were no immediate specifics on...
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Associated Press
July 11, 2018 - 8:47 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's export surplus, migration policies and defense spending have all been on President Donald Trump's Twitter and diplomatic hit list. Now it's Germany's energy policy and joint gas pipeline venture with Moscow, which he says leaves Berlin "totally controlled" and "captive to...
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(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 10, 2018 - 3:28 pm
By JILL COLVIN and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — With Europe's wary eyes upon him, President Donald Trump launched a weeklong trip there on Tuesday with harsh criticism for NATO allies and predicted the "easiest" leg of his journey would be his scheduled sit-down with Russian...
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dreamstime
July 07, 2018 - 10:41 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European activists are protesting U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming appearance at NATO, marching through Belgium's capital to plead for less military spending and more public money for schools and clean energy. The "Trump Not Welcome" march and a companion concert come as...
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President Donald Trump looks at members of the audience during his remarks at a Salute to Service charity dinner in conjunction with the PGA Tour's Greenbrier Classic at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Matt)
(AP Photo/Matt)
July 04, 2018 - 6:19 am
By JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's prime minister said Wednesday a letter from President Donald Trump accusing NATO allies of not spending enough on defense focused too much on figures but not on what countries have done. Lars Loekke Rasmussen said Trump...
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(AP Photo/J. David Ake)
July 03, 2018 - 2:16 pm
By LORNE COOK and JAN M. OLSEN , Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies are pushing back against U.S. criticism that they are not spending enough on defense, as President Donald Trump ratchets up pressure ahead of a summit next week. In the last few weeks before NATO's July 11-12 summit in...
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dreamstime
May 04, 2018 - 3:47 pm
LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon is announcing the official launch of a new naval command that will bolster America and NATO's presence in the Atlantic, amid escalating worries about Russia. Outlines of the plan were approved at the February meeting of NATO defense...
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