NATO

Putin Suddenly Looks Very Small

With Trump out of office, the Russian leader has nobody else. Biden has NATO, the G-7, and the upper hand.

Russia, US Will Launch Arms Control Talks To Avoid ‘Accidental War’

The agreement reached during the summit between President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin is “a positive first step,” according to one analyst.

NATO Members Agree to Broad Tech, Environmental Agenda

A new tech accelerator and innovation fund comes with new commitments on cyber resilience and a collective look at emissions.

NATO Condemns Russia’s ‘Aggressive Actions’ Ahead of Biden-Putin Meeting

President Joe Biden spent a full day consulting with NATO allies about countering Russia and China.

NATO’s Nuclear Two-Step

An alliance that avows nuclear disarmament should not cling so dangerously to its weapons.

Defense One Radio, Ep. 84: Biden, Europe and the future of transatlantic security

Three experts unpack the opportunities and challenges ahead for Europe and the U.S. in 2021.

NATO May Train Afghan Special Operators in Europe

But experts say training may suffer after Western troops withdraw.

In Europe, Biden Hopes to Ease Fears of an American Return to Trumpism

The president will point to America’s actions—and his election—as evidence that the United States can be a trusted partner again.

Can the US and Russia Agree to Disagree?

The relationship is cold, but there are still some areas of mutual interest.

There’s a Better Way to Press for NATO Burden-Sharing

An assessment of alliance planning for 2014-18 shows what actually gets members to boost collective defense.

Biden Wants to Restore NATO. Macron Is Looking to Move On.

The two leaders appeared to talk past each other at this week’s Munich Security Conference.

Why German Troops Won’t Get Armed Drones

The reasons, which go back to Angela Merkel’s East German upbringing, are leaving the Bundeswehr dependent on allies and partners.

NATO Gears Up for Biden, Big Decisions on Afghanistan, China

“We are faced with a very hard and difficult dilemma,” NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in an exclusive interview.

The Hidden Dangers in Biden’s Foreign Policy

The president-elect’s stated agenda will antagonize China and lead to conflict.