Europe

Baltic Worries Mount as Russian Draftees Flood into Regional Training Sites

“Imagine hundreds of thousands training 70 kilometers from a NATO border,” said one senior defense official from a Baltic state.

Nord Stream Leaks Underline Gray-Zone Risks

Damaging a neighbor’s environment can be easy, cheap, and deniable.

US, Partners to Meet on Ukraine War Supply Chain Shortages

The chief weapons buyers of more than 40 nations will talk about which defense production lines must be prioritized to meet Ukraine’s defense needs.

NATO Forges Plans to Surge Forces to Baltics In a Crisis

Estonia is planning new training areas and infrastructure under a defense budget increase.

Some Russian Forces Appear to Be Fleeing Ukraine, Pentagon Says

An inability to avoid certain strategic errors has eroded Russia’s hold on eastern Ukraine, officials said.

Iran, US Seem Unlikely to Reach a New Nuclear Deal

Both sides have said they want to return to 2015's JCPOA, but a number of sticking points remain.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 108: What lies ahead for the U.S. Army

The Army's top officer discusses the future of the force and how the six-month-old Ukraine invasion is evolving.

Queen Elizabeth II Dead at 96

King Charles III succeeds Britain’s longest-serving monarch and most prominent global leader.

US Adds $675M in Arms, $2B in Financial Aid for Ukraine, Region

As well, the Defense Contact Group met in Germany to discuss how to support Ukraine over the “long haul,” the Defense Secretary said.

US Trained Ukrainian Missileers Who Sunk Russian Warship, Pentagon Official Says

Bill LaPlante also praised the quick “innovation” that delivered truck-mounted Harpoon missiles to Ukraine.