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News on NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

2 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute

NATO Chief Calls For Higher European Defense Spending, Members - Can Do More'

An ambitious plan designed to prepare NATO for its post-Afghanistan future could stall out in the face of stiff resistance from alliance members at the group's upcoming summit this September.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jens Stoltenberg, Norway, Europe

6 hrs ago | Dissident Voice

Examining the Flashpoints in Ukraine

Flashpoint in Ukraine: How the US Drive for Hegemony Risks World War III , edited by Stephen Lendman , was rushed into print in order to capitalize on the current crisis there.

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Related Topix: World News, US News, Liberal Political News

10 hrs ago | Reuters

Germany investigating second U.S. spy suspect: security sources

Germany is investigating a suspected U.S. spy in its military, a security source said, days after the arrest of a member of its foreign intelligence agency as a double agent tested U.S. relations already strained by espionage.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

14 hrs ago | Pravda

NATO wants to bomb for cyber attacks

By September summit, NATO will formulate a new strategy for waging cyber wars. The main question is how to apply international law to cyber war.

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Related Topix: World News

18 hrs ago | Pravda

NATO ships will sink in ten minutes should they attack Russia

The number of NATO ships in the waters of the Black Sea today is larger than it was during the days of the Soviet Union.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, US Military, US Navy,

Tue Jul 08, 2014

B92

Ukraine crisis 'reminiscent' of NATO bombing of Serbia

The current crisis in Ukraine is "reminiscent" of the 1999 NATO bombing of the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Sergei Lavrov has been quoted as saying.

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Related Topix: World News, Bulgaria,

Pam's House Blend

Terror Alert! Teenager Arrested for Online Jihadi Romance

Sleep soundly America, because rough men stand ready on those walls to protect you against a confused 19 year old girl.

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Related Topix: US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation, Prison, World News, Terrorism

Yahoo!

Abdullah victory claim inflames Afghan election dispute

Presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah claimed victory on Tuesday in Afghanistan's disputed election, blaming fraud for putting him behind in preliminary results as fears rise of instability and ethnic unrest.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, Hamid Karzai

Radio Prague

Four Czech soldiers killed in Afghan suicide bomb attack

Military authorities have confirmed the death of four Czech soldiers killed in a suicide bombing near the Bagram Airbase in eastern Afghanistan.

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Related Topix: Asia, Afghanistan, World News

Evening Sun

EU's united front on Russia falling amid gas needs

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Austria, Vladimir Putin

Stars and Stripes

Four NATO troops killed in suicide attack in eastern Afghanistan

Four soldiers of the NATO-led coalition in Afghanistan were killed Tuesday in a suicide attack in the east of the country, the coalition statement said.

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Related Topix: World News

Brandon Sun

Countries' defiance of EU ban on gas pipeline highlights Russia's energy clout in Europe

A clutch of countries is breaking ranks with the EU's efforts to put economic and diplomatic pressure on Russia over Ukraine and building a pipeline meant to carry huge amounts of Russian gas to their doorstep.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Austria, Vladimir Putin

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Russia Taday

At least 6 NATO troops reported killed in Afghan suicide attack

At least six NATO troops have been killed in a suicide attack in Afghanistan's Parwan province, local police reported.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan,

The Miami Herald

NATO head: Europeans must pay more

The head of NATO said Monday he will ask European nations to spend more on defense at a September summit in Wales of heads of state in response to crises that are testing the Western alliance from Ukraine to Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: World News

Switched

Hillary Clinton Speaks Out On Her Defense Of Accused Rapist

Former secretary of state Hillary Clinton responded to critics of her successful legal defense of an accused rapist in 1975, explaining that while she requested to be removed from the case, she had a professional responsibility to represent the client.

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Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, US News, Arkansas, World News, Belgium

Air Force Times

EUCOM chief: Time to stop the drawdown in Europe

Air Force Gen. Philip Breedlove, Supreme Allied Commander Europe and chief of the U.S. European Command, said new missions to keep U.S. ground troops and aircraft in Eastern Europe are putting a strain on his current force of about 67,000 troops.

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Related Topix: US Military, US News, US Air Force, Texas, World News

The Fresno Bee

Japan is ready to flex its military

Japan is a close friend and ally of the United States, and a crucial strategic military partner in Asia.

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Related Topix: Asia, North Korea, World News

Examiner.com

What Good is Grand Strategy? by Hal Brands

Hal Btands suggests in his new book "What Good Is Grand Strategy?: Power and Purpose in American Statecraft from Harry S. Truman to George W. Bush" that the very definition of grand strategy is somewhat elusive.

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Related Topix: George Bush, W., World News

Transitions Online

Will the Visegrad Four Survive Ukraine?

Is a successful "trademark" still working in the current political climate and could it survive an existential crisis? The answer to this question is key for the Visegrad Four the most visible cooperative project of post-communist countries in Central Europe.

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Related Topix: Slovakia, World News, Czech Republic, Europe

Sun Jul 06, 2014

St.Petersburg Times

NATO Membership 'Pipe Dream' for Finland

The new Prime Minister of Finland Alexander Stubb told The Wall Street Journal that, after discussing security issues with officials in Estonia and Sweden, NATO membership remains a "pipe dream" for the country for the moment, reports Fontanka.fi.

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Related Topix: World News, Fredrik Reinfeldt

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