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NATO Defence Ministers to take forward decisions on terrorism and burden sharing - NATO HQ (press release)

NATO defence ministers will meet tomorrow (29 June 2017) to take forward decisions to more fairly share the burden of our security and to fight terrorism. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg gives press conference ahead of the NATO Defence ...and more »

NATO builds on its support for Afghanistan - NATO HQ (press release)

Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg confirmed on Thursday (29 June 2017) that NATO will increase its support for the Afghan security forces. NATO's Resolute Support Mission helps train, assist and advise the Afghans to make their country more secure ...and more »

NATO allies boost defense spending in the wake of Trump criticism - Washington Post

BRUSSELS — NATO allies of the United States plan to boost their defense spending by 4.3 percent this year, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday, a response in part to intense pressure from President Trump that the nations invest more in ...and more »

NATO members to increase defense spending - CNN

(CNN) America's NATO allies in Europe and Canada will increase defense spending by 4.3% in 2017, according to official NATO statistics released Thursday. The boost comes amid continued criticism from President Donald Trump, who has frequently slammed ...and more »

NATO: 'Cyber' is a military domain - The Register

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has told a press conference ahead of a ministerial meeting tomorrow Brussels time that “cyber” is a “military domain” – and that a cyber-attack on one member can trigger NATO's Article 5. Article 5 of the ...and more »

Defence Ministers review progress on fairer burden-sharing and NATO-EU cooperation - NATO HQ (press release)

NATO Defence Ministers met today (29 June 2017), taking stock of the Alliance's work towards fairer burden-sharing, as well as NATO-EU cooperation. Allies agreed to new capability targets, stepping up in key areas, including heavy equipment and air-to ...and more »

NATO increasing troops in Afghanistan again, but Trudeau says Canadians won't be among them -

A U.S. soldier directs his colleague at the site a bomb attack in Kabul in a Oct. 11, 2015 file photo. Troop deployments of Americans and NATO soldiers are increasing in the wake of a resurgent Taliban. (Massoud Hossaini/Associated Press). Two years ...and more »

Afghanistan conflict: US says troop withdrawal was too quick - BBC News

US Defence Secretary James Mattis has said that the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan was done too rapidly. Mr Mattis was briefing Nato allies on future strategy, amid reports the US will boost its military presence. His comments were in direct ...and more »

Nato Confirms Cyber as Legitimate Military Domain - Infosecurity Magazine

Nato has confirmed that it is currently establishing cyber as a legitimate military domain, in which an online attack against a member nation could be considered an attack on all 29 allies. The military alliance's secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg ...and more »

NATO Pledges Continued Support for Afghanistan Mission - Department of Defense

NATO will continue to support Afghanistan through thick and thin, the alliance's secretary general said in Brussels today. NATO seal and flag. NATO seal and flag. NATO graphic. NATO seal and flag. Download Image Link Image details page · Jens ...and more »