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    Kremlin Paranoia Leads to Escalation in Spy War
    Jul09

    Kremlin Paranoia Leads to Escalation in Spy War

    Within a day of the Russian television channel NTV running footage of the assault on an American citizen by Russian security services just outside the doors of the U.S. Embassy in Moscow, the U.S. State Department announced that it had expelled two Russian diplomats and had declared them persona non grata, just a little less than two weeks after...

    Trudeau defends NATO force, slams Russia’s ‘illegitimate’ actions
    Jul09

    Trudeau defends NATO force, slams Russia’s ‘illegitimate’ actions

    WARSAW, Poland — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government was “extremely enthusiastic” about helping NATO in Eastern Europe, and that a display of force is essential to make sure Russia understands the alliance is united in opposing its “illegitimate” actions. Trudeau was speaking at the end of a two-day summit in...

    Trudeau defends NATO mission, slams Russia’s ‘illegitimate’ actions
    Jul09

    Trudeau defends NATO mission, slams Russia’s ‘illegitimate’ actions

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks with the media following the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland Saturday July 9, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld WARSAW, Poland — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government was “extremely enthusiastic” about helping NATO in Eastern Europe, and that a display of force is essential to make sure...

    Canada steps up with a new NATO commitment
    Jul09

    Canada steps up with a new NATO commitment

    A Canadian soldier sends the signal to begin the simulated attack on a defensive position during a live firing exercise during Operation UNIFIER in Starychi, Ukraine on June 30, 2016. (Joint Task Force Ukraine) At the NATO summit in Warsaw on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada will lead the alliance’s new battle...

    Latvian mission to include frigate, six CF-18: Trudeau
    Jul09

    Latvian mission to include frigate, six CF-18: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gestures to photographers as he speaks with Latvian Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis between sessions at the NATO summit in Warsaw, Poland Saturday July 9, 2016. Trudeau says the Canadian mission to Latvia represents the country’s largest military presence in Europe in more than a decade, and that the Canadian...

    Latvian mission to include a frigate and 6 CF-18 aircraft: Trudeau
    Jul09

    Latvian mission to include a frigate and 6 CF-18 aircraft: Trudeau

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the Canadian mission to Latvia represents the country’s largest military presence in Europe in more than a decade, and reaffirms Canada’s commitment to the NATO alliance. Canada will command a 1,000-strong multinational force in Latvia, and Trudeau said it was important that Russia get the message...

    Liberals still planning peacekeeping mission despite Latvia commitment
    Jul09

    Liberals still planning peacekeeping mission despite Latvia commitment

    WARSAW, Poland — The Trudeau government says Canada is still in the market for a United Nations peacekeeping mission despite plans to send a sizeable military contingent to Eastern Europe. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Latvian President Raimonds Vejonis at the NATO leaders’ summit in Warsaw on Saturday to discuss plans for Canada...

    Warsaw: A Very Big Deal
    Jul09

    Warsaw: A Very Big Deal

    NATO just held a landmark summit. So what happens now? …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    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...