Tag: NATO

Russian submarine activity in Atlantic highest since Cold War

Russia has quietly but significantly increased its submarine presence throughout the North Atlantic, leading to a return of Cold War levels of tension.   NATO Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone, speaking to IHS Jane’s 360, said that Russian increase has once again made the North Atlantic a primary area “of concern” to the military alliance.   Additionally, […]

U.S. Fortifying Europe’s East to Deter Putin

WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to substantially increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other equipment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe, a move that administration officials said was aimed at deterring Russia from further aggression in the region.   The White House plans to pay for the additional weapons and […]

Russia will strengthen military in response to NATO

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia will form four new military divisions this year to strengthen its western and central regions in response to the increase in NATO drills, Russian news agencies cited a senior defense ministry officials as saying.   “Formation of these divisions is a measure to respond to the increase in intensity of exercises […]

Air Force General Says Russia Missile Defense ‘Very Serious’

The commander of United States Air Force operations in Europe and Africa expressed “very serious” concern Monday over what he described as big buildups of complex Russian missile defenses that increasingly threaten NATO military access to air space in parts of Europe, including one-third of the skies in Poland.   He also said Russia had […]

Vladimir Putin interview on relationship with West

Russian President Vladimir Putin told the German daily newspaper BILD that he believes Russia’s deteriorating relationship with the West was the result of many “mistakes” made by NATO, the US and Russia after the collapse of the Soviet Union.   “We have done everything wrong,” Putin told BILD publisher Kai Diekmann and BILD politics editor Nikolaus Blome last week, according to a […]

UN Agenda 2030: A Recipe for Global Socialism

The United Nations and its mostly autocratic member regimes have big plans for your life, your children, your country, and your world. And those plans are not limited to the coercive “climate” agreement recently concluded in Paris.While the establishment media in the United States was hyping ISIS, football, and of course “global warming,” virtually every […]

More troops may be needed in Afghanistan, says US and Nato chief

General John Campbell comments to the USA Today newspaper come as the security situation in Afghanistan has deteriorated in the second half of 2015, with an increase in insurgent attacks and higher casualties among both Taliban and national forces.   President Barack Obama has already backtracked on a pledge to pull out all but 1,000 […]

Under Putin, Josef Stalin’s Popularity on the Rise in Russia

”Today, the experience and courage of Stalin, his genius and talent, should nourish all government officials who truly desire Russia to be kind, happy, and truly sovereign,” raved Zyuganov.   Zyuganov did not mention Stalin’s atrocious history and war crimes. Instead, he praised the mass murderer for leading “the Soviet Union to victory in World War […]

Afghanistan Attack: 6 NATO Troops Killed Near Bagram Airbase

A suicide bomber drove a motorcycle into a joint convoy of U.S., NATO and Afghan forces on Monday, blowing himself up and killing six Americans, a brutal sign of deteriorating security in a region where Western troops are trying to help locals overtake the Taliban.   The explosion marked the deadliest day for American troops […]

NATO to aid Turkey in hopes of preventing full-fledged clash with Russia, sources say

NATO plans to send air defense support to Turkey partly to minimize the risk of Ankara shooting down another Russian warplane while assuaging its fears of a spillover from the conflict in Syria, senior alliance sources say.   The mission, expected to be approved by the Western defense alliance’s council on Friday, has been under […]