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    NATO Extends Mission in Afghanistan into 2017
    Jul09

    NATO Extends Mission in Afghanistan into 2017

    Leaders gathered at the NATO summit in Warsaw have pledged to continue training Afghan security forces into 2017 and to provide nearly $1 billion each year to support Afghan forces through 2020. Together with contributions from the United States, that will mean the western alliance will continue to provide around $5 billion per year for Afghan...

    Poroshenko Hails ‘Unique’ NATO Support
    Jul09

    Poroshenko Hails ‘Unique’ NATO Support

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko hailed NATO’s support for his country after talks at the alliance’s summit in Warsaw. Poroshenko said the Comprehensive Package of Assistance, approved by NATO defense ministers last month, was a “unique” set of measures to bolster his country’s defences. (Reuters) …read...

    Time to Rethink NATO
    Jul09

    Time to Rethink NATO

    NATO’s annual summit, held this year in Warsaw, Poland, is an excellent opportunity to rethink the alliance. Donald Trump angered the D.C. establishment when he said that NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance, may be obsolete and the U.S. should reassess its spending on the alliance. Hillary Clinton has used Trump’s comments as...

    Kremlin Fantasies
    Jul09

    Kremlin Fantasies

    Western Europe in 2035 as envisioned by Express Gazeta. Map courtesy of Express Gazeta What do the denizens of the Kremlin and their new tsar dream about? Wealth? Perhaps. With a personal fortune estimated to be anywhere from 14.5 billion dollars (Forbes) to as much as 200 billion dollars, it’s hard to believe that Vladimir Putin dreams...

    Dallas Tragedy Prompts Obama to Cut Short Europe Trip
    Jul09

    Dallas Tragedy Prompts Obama to Cut Short Europe Trip

    The killings of five police officers in the southwestern U.S. city of Dallas are prompting President Barack Obama to cut short his trip to Europe by one day. The decision did not change the U.S. leader’s plans at the NATO summit that was concluding Saturday in Warsaw, where the group agreed on new efforts to deter Russia from threatening...

    How the World Fell Out of Love with Obama
    Jul09

    How the World Fell Out of Love with Obama

    The rest of the world fell as hard for Barack Obama as Americans did.Back in 2008, the same qualities in the 47-year-old senator from Illinois that excited U.S. voters enthralled people around the globe. He was a fresh face and a compelling orator. He had spent his childhood in the Asia-Pacific, and his skin color alone made billions of people...

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops
    Jul09

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops

    Poland’s foreign minister says NATO is open to Ukraine’s ambition to join the military alliance but any talks will be possible only after the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is solved …read more Source: U.S....

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting s
    Jul09

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting s

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the NATO Summit in Warsaw (all times local):… …read more Source: Associated...

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops
    Jul09

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops

    The Latest on the NATO Summit in Warsaw (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: Miami...

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops
    Jul09

    The Latest: Poland: Ukraine can join NATO if fighting stops

    The Latest on the NATO Summit in Warsaw (all times local): … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...