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NATO Signals No New Members Right Now

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Associated Press | Jul 05, 2014

BRUSSELS -- Faced with a newly aggressive Russia, NATO has been mulling how to react, but it is ruling out one option: rapid expansion.   Four would-be members, including the former Soviet republic of Georgia, have been informed that admission to NATO isn't in the cards anytime soon. For some, that means dashed hopes. Macedonia's foreign minis... more

NATO Ministers Endorse Ukraine Security Package

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UPI | Jun 26, 2014

NATO foreign ministers convened in Brussels on Wednesday to prepare for the Alliance's September summit and to endorse a support package to bolster Ukraine's defense. "Today we stressed the importance of our collective defense," NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen stated. Ukraine's new foreign minister, Pavlo Klimkin, met with his cou... more

Obama Taps Army Vice Chief of Staff to Head ISAF

Gen. John F. Campbell

Stars and Stripes | Jun 24, 2014

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has nominated Army Gen. John F. Campbell to command NATO's International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces Afghanistan. If confirmed by the Senate, Campbell will likely be the final U.S. commander of NATO combat troops in Afghanistan. Combat operations there are scheduled to end Dec. 31. Ear... more

Pakistan: Attack on NATO Supply Convoy Kills 2

Associated Press | May 05, 2014

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A local Pakistani government official says militants have attacked a NATO supply convoy en route to Afghanistan, killing two drivers. Sher Khan says the attack took place in the Jamrud area of the northwestern Khyber tribal region on Monday morning. He says three people were also wounded in the attack. Jamrud is located 40 ... more

2 NATO Troops Die in Attack in Eastern Afghanistan

U.S. soldier engaging enemy forces in Afghanistan.

Associated Press | Apr 29, 2014

KABUL, Afghanistan — The international military coalition in Afghanistan says two of its service members died in an attack in the country's east. The NATO force said the two died Monday but gave no other details. Coalition policy is for home countries to identify their military dead. The deaths come two days after five British service members ... more

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