News and updates about NATO

Erdogan slams the door on Sweden, Finland's NATO bids

The Turkish President says there's no reason for his country to accept Sweden and Finland's bids since they will end up 'just like Greece.'

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Watch: Russia deploys nukes to Finnish border following NATO bid

Russia has allegedly deployed a unit of Iskander nukes in retaliation for the country's bid to join NATO.

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Watch: Erdogan slams Sweden, Finland NATO bids

The Turkish leader said the two Baltic states were harbingers of terror groups.

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Putin: Finland joining NATO 'will become a threat to Russia'

Kremlin announces that Finland’s intention to join NATO poses a direct threat to Russia and intends to respond with "necessary measures."

Putin: Finland joining NATO 'will become a threat to Russia'

Watch: Russians asked - 'Why is NATO arming Ukraine?'

Some people said the West was trying to 'conquer Russia', while a few thought the aid was justified.

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Sweden, Finland looking to join NATO fearing Russian invasion

The Baltic states' clear interest in NATO membership has the Russian President furious.

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NATO scrambles fighter jets to intercept Russian planes

Multiple reports of NATO fighter jets scrambling to intercept Russian planes over the past week.

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Russia launches gas embargo on 2 NATO states

'This is blackmail.' European energy prices soar as Moscow bars gas sales to Poland and Bulgaria, threatens to cut off other European states

Russia launches gas embargo on 2 NATO states

How many of Russia's neighbors will join NATO?

While the Baltic states are weighing joining the alliance for added protection, more may be on their way.

How many of Russia's neighbors will join NATO?player

Russia threatens Europe with nuclear attack

Former Russian president warns that if Baltic states join NATO, his country will be forced to 'restore the balance of power.'

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Russian planes breach Finnish airspace following cyber attacks

Zelenskyy warned that Finland could be next on Putin's hitlist as the country weighs joining NATO following Russia's aggression in Ukraine.

Russian planes breach Finnish airspace following cyber attacksplayer

Podcast: The world is a mess - Russia, Ukraine, NATO, North Korea & more

Hear what Jeremy Bash, former Department of Defense & CIA Chief of Staff & has to say about the 'insanity' taking place wherever you look.

The world is a mess: Russia, Ukraine, NATO, North Korea & more

Russian hackers target American, NATO targets

Russian hackers have now set their sights on NATO, according to reports from Google.

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Russian fighter jets that violated Swedish airspace carried nuclear warheads

Act seen as deliberate threat by Russia to prevent Sweden from joining NATO.

Russian jets that violated Swedish airspace had nuclear warheads

Ukraine: A new world order

Ukraine is not just about Russia’s influence in that country. NATO faces a direct Sino-Russian challenge, the US a loss of dominance.Op-ed.

Ukraine: A new world order

Russia threatens ‘universal nuclear war’ if NATO enters Ukraine

Top Russian general issued a chilling threat to 'obliterate' the West if NATO forces enter Ukraine.

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President Biden gets heated with reporter over sanctions question

Biden gets into a tense exchange at NATO summit with reporter over topic of Russia sanctions, saying "sanctions never deter" several times.

Biden gets heated with reporter over sanctions question

United States to expand sanctions against Russia, target country's gold reserves

The Biden administration announces expanded Russia sanctions as well as taking in 100,000 Ukrainian refugees and $1 billion in aid.

US to expand sanctions against Russia, target gold reserves

The West Invaded Ukraine

Ukrainians realized that the West had more to offer, and an ideology of freedoms with which they could identify. Op-ed.

The West Invaded Ukraine

Watch: Biden meets NATO leaders to discuss Ukraine

President Biden is holding meetings with NATO partners to discuss a unified response to Russia's aggression in Ukraine.

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Israel participating in NATO naval exercise in Mediterranean

Annual exercise is going ahead despite tensions between Russia & western powers. After some hesitation, Israel decides to join.

Israel participating in NATO naval exercise in Mediterranean

Russian drone shot down after ‘flying into NATO airspace’

The drone allegedly circled over a bombed Ukrainian city before straying into Polish territory.

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NATO surveillance flight detects 'unusual activity' above Ukraine

A CNN News crew joined a NATO surveillance flight in the skies above Eastern Europe.

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US Sec of State: NATO 'ready' for conflict with Russia

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken announces that NATO is “ready” for a military conflict with Russia.

US Sec of State: NATO 'ready' for conflict with Russia

'NATO alliance isn't enough, we need a cyber alliance'

'Next stage of Ukraine war is on the financial realm, commercial sanctions not suitable for world of digital payments,' JVP founder says.

'NATO alliance isn't enough, we need a cyber alliance'

NATO secretary-general: 'Every indication' Russia planning full-scale invasion of Ukraine

Hundreds of warplanes & warships on high alert, according to NATO head Jens Stoltenberg, speaking at a briefing.

NATO: Russia planning full-scale invasion of Ukraine

Report: Biden told allies that Putin decided to invade Ukraine

US President reportedly told other NATO and EU leaders that US believes Putin has decided to carry out an invasion of Ukraine.

Biden told allies that Putin decided to invade Ukraine

Ukraine and the American crack-up

Not only is the Biden administration enabling the NATO break-up, it is destroying America's deterrent power and superpower position.Op-ed.

Ukraine and the American crack-up

Russia threatens to deploy military to Cuba and Venezuela in response to tensions with US

Talks between Russia and US break down over Ukraine and NATO expansion, with Russian demands being rejected by Washington and allies.

Russia threatens to deploy military to Cuba and Venezuela

America's most fateful policy error: Ukraine and NATO

America's leaders seem to have little grasp of geopolitical concerns, while NATO has actually caused the avoidable Ukraine crisis. Op-ed.

America's most fateful policy error: Ukraine and NATO

Watch: NATO Allies 'migrate' north for the summer

Yissachar Ruas joins the Turkish Air Force 161 Filo flying their F-16 Fighter jets as part of the NATO Air Policing Mission.

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NATO Secretary General condemns Kabul airport suicide bombing

Suicide blast killed over 60 Afghans and at least 12 US troops.

NATO Secretary General condemns Kabul airport suicide bombing

Erdogan has a warm spot for the Taliban

It is no coincidence that the only embassy of a NATO member country left open in Kabul is Turkish. Op-ed.

Erdogan has a warm spot for the Taliban

'Not everyone's going to make it out' of Afghanistan says UK Defence Secretary

Pandemonium at Kabul airport as frantic Afghans & foreign nationals attempt to flee Taliban regime.

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With US, NATO out, Taliban crushing opposition en-route to Kabul

Reports of Afghan forces fleeing, deserting their arms without a fight abound as Taliban seem poised to take the capital in coming months.

With US, NATO out, Taliban crushing opposition en-route to Kabulplayer

German troops sent home from Lithuania after charges of anti-Semitism and racism

German NATO troops in Lithuania as part of a NATO mission accused of hateful behaviour at a hotel party.

German troops sent home from Lithuania after charges of racism

Italian police arrest neo-Nazi group planning to attack NATO facility

Anti-Semitic extremist group also used social media to recruit young people to carry out violent acts.

Italian cops arrest neo-Nazi group planning to attack NATO

Why did Stalin's Russia ask to join NATO?

In a little-known plot by Stalin's henchmen, the USSR once tried to become part of the alliance formed to counter its influence.

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In wake of Russian tensions, NATO says support for Ukraine “unwavering”

In response to Russian troop buildup along its border with Ukraine, NATO Secretary General says that organization "stands with Ukraine."

NATO says support for Ukraine “unwavering”

A wrong message to Iran’s mullahs

The consensus is that the Iranian threat exists and the ballistic missiles it developed pose a serious risk to the security of Europe.Op-ed.

A wrong message to Iran’s mullahs