The United States has revealed broad areas in which U.S. special forces are operating in Syria to Russia and has requested that the Russians not strike there.
Lilia Shevtsova thinks that the clash between the West and Russia will continue until the Russian system is transformed and will find other ways to legitimize its existence.
NATO leaders intended the Alliance’s Trident Juncture military exercises, in part, to send a message to Russia that they would not hesitate to defend allied territory.
Latvian Defense Ministry State Secretary Jānis Garisons stated in an interview to Latvian News agency LETA and DefenceMatters that the lessening of the confrontation between Russia and NATO will be dependent on Russia’s domestic political processes with the situation not expected to get any better.
Time for daring in an age of ambivalence: Making the case for NATO membership for Georgia and Ukraine
Is it the right time for NATO at its forthcoming Summit in Warsaw on 8-9 July 2016 to invite Georgia and Ukraine into its ranks?
The director of the Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, answers questions on the ongoing revision of the EU’s Security Strategy
Slovak security analysts explain whether Slovakia should be “afraid” of emerging threats.
NATO entered uncharted territory on Tuesday when one of its members, Turkey, shot down a Russian warplane.
Russia does not want a conflict with Turkey and NATO, and NATO and Turkey certainly do not want a conflict with Russia according to General Philip Breedlove the Commander of NATO’s Supreme Allied Command for Europe and U.S. European Command.
“This is not a new Cold War. But it is a wake-up call”, says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in an opinion-editorial.
As Turkey shoots down a Russian Su24 fighter jet, NATO finds itself indirectly involved since Turkey is an alliance member.
The current political situation in Europe is extremely fragile. On the one hand, there is Russia pursuing its divide and rule policy in the EU. On the other hand, there is ISIS playing its anti-western games as well.
General Ben Hodges, commander of US Army Europe spoke with Defence Matters about the emerging challenges that NATO needs to address in the context of the next year Warsaw summit.