NATO

Russia is ‘About to Run Out of Steam,’ MI6 Chief Says

Ukraine is “still a winnable campaign,” and America’s divisions are undermining its global influence, said Britain’s spy chief in a rare and sweeping public interview.

Czech Republic To Buy 24 F-35s Amid Russia's War on Ukraine, Ministry Says

“Given the worsening security situation,” Prague says, it must bolster air forces now.

What Turkey Got for Letting Sweden, Finland Join NATO

And the prospective alliance members got a lesson in the politics of collective defense.

US Boosts Forces In Europe As NATO Names Russia ‘Most Significant and Direct Threat’

The Pentagon will also base more destroyers in Spain and F-35s in the United Kingdom.

Turkey Lifts Objection To Finland, Sweden Joining NATO

Leaders from the three nations signed an agreement in Madrid to cooperate more on counterterrorism.

NATO to Approve ‘Biggest Overhaul’ Of Defense Since Cold War, Leader Says

The alliance’s response force is to grow from 40,000 to 300,000 troops, Stoltenberg announced.

New NATO Strategic Concept Will Broaden Vision of Deterrence

An interconnected era requires looking at security through economic, technological, and logistics lenses.

NATO Needs to Move Protection of Civilians to Center Stage

The Ukraine war shows why the alliance’s upcoming summit cannot give short shrift to the topic of human security.

‘No Way to Say’ When Turkey Will Release Hold on Sweden, Finland, Says NATO’s Stoltenberg

With Madrid deadline looming, “the progress is maybe just the fact that we have open lines” of communication, Finland’s president said.

In Asia, Defense Ministers Issue New Warnings to China

“Ukraine today may be East Asia tomorrow,” Japan’s prime minister said at this year’s feistier-than-usual Shangri-La Dialogue.

Sweden’s NATO Bid Is in Trouble

Domestic politics have elevated a Kurdish parliamentarian, and that worsens Stockholm’s Turkey woes.

What the West Has Given Is Not Enough to Win, Ukraine Says

Central and Eastern European defense ministers say limited arms packages will not defeat Russia in the Donbas or deter invasion elsewhere.

NATO’s Next Strategic Concept Will Add China’s Threats, US Ambassador Says

The document is to be unveiled at next month’s summit, where Russia and potential members will also be on the agenda.

Finland, Sweden Would Contribute Militarily to NATO on ‘Day One,’ General Says

Alliance applicants would bring expertise in deterring Russia and advanced naval capabilities in the Baltic Sea.

NATO Must Contest Russian Moves in Its Southern Underbelly

Putin sees the east and south as key to pushing back the Western alliance’s influence.