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When Taliban militants attacked a Hungarian contingent convoy in 2010, of which Montenegro troops were a part, three Hungarian soldiers were injured and one was killed, but the Montenegrin officer escaped unharmed. In 2011, a 40-year-old Montenegrin officer died of a heart attack, despite regularly ...
Since then, Turkey has been staunchly loyal to the Western alliance whose reliance is under question now as some disappointing incidents have made Turkey vulnerable to external attacks. Unfortunately, Turkey now feels more unsecure because of some NATO members' support for terrorist groups that ...

The fighting already poses a predicament for the United States, which sees its longtime NATO ally Turkey battling Syrian Kurdish forces that played a crucial role ... "Why would they attack Afrin? ... In setting his sights on Afrin and Manbij, the Turkish president has tapped into years of anger over PKK attacks.
The strikes in the northern province of Badakhshan destroyed Taliban training camps which support militant operations in Afghanistan as well as operations by the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) in the border region with China and Tajikistan, Afghanistan's NATO-led mission said in a release on ...
The coalition said the attack took place in Khusham in the Middle Euphrates River Valley, five miles east of the agreed-on "de-confliction" line designed to separate Russian-backed regime troops and US-backed forces in Syria. Veale said the coalition suspected that pro-regime forces were attempting to ...
Representatives of several Kurdish factions at a press conference on Turkey's attacks on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin, Diyarbakir, Jan. ... community namely the UN, EU, and NATO to take the initiative to stop an ongoing Turkish army attack on the Kurdish region of Afrin in Syrian Kurdistan (Rojava).

Carter may be hyping up the threat from Russia in a bid to deter it from launching a major cyber-attack on the UK or any action against Nato in the Baltic ... involve the exploitation of energy, bribery, corrupt business practices, cyber-attacks, assassinations, fake news, propaganda and military intimidation.
Dozens of US nuclear weapons in Turkey could be in question as the NATO allies fight a proxy war in Syria ... Turkey's motivation to destroy the Kurdish fighters comes from their alleged connection to the PKK, a Kurdish group responsible for terror attacks in Turkey that both Washington and Ankara ...
(CNN) Days before Saturday's attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, the US State Department warned of exactly such an incident. That the warning was so specific -- it noted that extremists were likely to target hotels in the Afghan capital -- underlines the grim predictability of violence in Afghanistan, ...
NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller arrived in Ankara Monday on a long-planned visit that was unrelated to Turkey's current military campaign against a Kurdish enclave in the northwest Syrian region of Afrin. But her trip provoked heightened interest, given that NATO's two largest armies ...
Turkish Troops Attack U.S.-Backed Kurds in Syria, a Clash of NATO Allies ... Russia has good reason to give the Turkish attack its blessing. ... Analysts also speculate that Turkey, in return for Moscow's forbearance, has agreed to turn a blind eye to Russian and Syrian attacks on Syrian rebels in Idlib ...
Afghan forces have struggled to fight the Taliban since the U.S. and NATO formally concluded their combat mission at the end of 2014. They have also had to contend with a growing Islamic State affiliate that has carried out a number of big attacks in recent years. In the northern Balkh province, insurgents ...
A direct Turkish attack against the United States would clearly be over the line whether a line is defined or not, as would a direct attack against another NATO member state. Attacking a non-NATO ally is more ambiguous, especially when the non-NATO ally in question isn't even a state. (It's not like Turkey is ...
It means, instead of treating the Black Sea as Russia's “private lake” and only sending lightly armed auxiliaries there, NATO needs to send full-up warships capable of defending themselves from air and missile attack, as it did recently with the HMS Duncan, a British Type 45 destroyer. It means planning a ...
... Alliance is the understanding that its members will come to one another's defense, and that an attack against one is considered an attack against all. In action, Article 5, NATO's collective defense clause, was invoked for the first and only time in support of the United States after the terror attacks on 9/11.
Back in May last year, Hans-Georg Maassen, president of the BfV agency which is entrusted with keeping the Constitution secure, called for a new law to enable Germany to attack and damage offshore servers used by state-sponsored hackers to prevent them from conducting further cyber-attacks.
NATO allies have to inform their view of Russian strategy by looking at combat in both Georgia and Ukraine. Dunford noted that attacks against a nation can now take the shape of a military march on its borders or something more elusive such as “a combination of unconventional operations, information ...

The $800 million naval support facility in Deveselu, southern Romania, was inaugurated in May 2016 and hosted the first Aegis Ashore Missile Defense Facility, an integral part of the U.S.-built shield intended to prevent ballistic missile attacks against members of Western military alliance NATO. About 11 ...
NATO is not ready to defend against a major cyber attack from its adversaries after years of “shying away” from the threat, one of the top experts in the ... and “put up walls” had meant countries such as Russia and China had an advantage when it came to defending against - and launching - hacking attacks.
Ricketts acknowledges that the UK, which sees Nato rather than the EU as the main focus of European defence, would have found Macron's proposal “uncomfortable” if the UK had ... Cooperation on counterterrorism and cyber threats has “become even closer in response to recent terrorist attacks.
Nato's article 5 asserts that attack on one member is an attack on all – and Trump's hesitancy over the agreement has triggered concerns across the alliance's 12 member nations. President Macron attempted to sidestep the Nato issue and set himself up as a voice of European reform when he announced ...
This marks just the latest success of the South Korean howitzer system, which is already serving with Turkey and will soon enter service with three other NATO countries, as well as India and Finland. South Korea itself will have more than 1,200 of these guns deployed by 2019, to face down their intimidating ...
... response to an attack from militants, according to Russia' defence ministry. But Mr Terras as poured cold water on that version of events in an interview with the German newspaper Bild. He said: “Let me be clear: with the exercise Zapad 2017, Russia simulated a large-scale military attack against Nato.
US and Nato forces in Afghanistan rely heavily on supplies and logistical support brought in via Pakistani ports. Mr Trump has stepped up involvement with 4,000 extra US troops. Pakistan could shut supplies to Nato forces by closing its ports and airspace to the US military if the row deepens. Pakistan has ...
NATO, the military alliance originally formed to defend Europe against Soviet Russia, has formally adopted its own national anthem-style hymn. ... The self-defence alliance – famously, Article 5 of its founding treaty states that an attack against one member is considered an attack against all members ...
But Muammar Gaddafi's government was a threat to NATO and to Europe. By providing the tools to develop Africa and pursuing a socialized economic plan in development, Gaddafi was showing the world that there is an alternative to total reliance on the U.S. and Europe. He was showing the world that ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A Taliban attack on police checkpoints that killed 11 officers in Helmand Province and a suicide bombing of an NATO convoy that left a civilian dead here in Kandahar capped a bloody day of violence in the restive south of Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday. Navy Capt.
17 (Xinhua) -- A car bomb explosion struck a NATO-led coalition forces' convoy in Kandahar city, capital of southern province of Kandahar on Sunday, a local official said. ... No group has claimed responsibility yet for the attack, but the Taliban insurgent group routinely claims responsibility for such attacks.
Top UK military official says NATO must protect underwater cables from possible attacks by Russia ... The head of the UK armed forces said on Friday that NATO and its allies must take steps to protect deep sea communications cables from attacks by Russia. He said such an incident could be catastrophic ...
NATO is beefing up its cyber defenses against increasing cyber attacks by countries like Russia and China. NATO recently said it will integrate cyber weapons in its military operations, a notable shift in its policy. The change comes amid investigations around the world into Russia's attempts to influence ...
Eight hundred American and NATO soldiers, attack helicopters and tank busters are deployed in a military exercise of extraordinary complexity in Poland, preparing for trench warfare against an army with a level of sophistication the U.S. military hasn't seen in decades. Special correspondent Ryan Chilcote ...
Crossed Swords 2018, NATO's technical red teaming cyber defense exercise took place recently in Latvia, involving critical information infrastructure providers ... better in cyberspace, we need to know how attacks are carried out,” explained Aare Reintam, Project Manager of Technical Exercises in NATO.
Israeli intelligence has helped stop terrorists from using civilian aeroplanes in Europe to carry out major attacks “of the worst kind”, Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday. The Israeli prime minister told a group of ambassadors from Nato countries that his nation's intelligence agencies had “helped save many ...
Forgotten War Crimes: NATO's 1999 Attack on Serbia's State TV Headquarters “Wiped from the Record” .... About two weeks later Blair, now a Middle East peace envoy, said of the thinking behind the Charlie Hebdo attacks, “this extremism is not natural, it's taught and it's learned and you have to un-teach it ...
The GLOBSEC NATO Adaptation Initiative, led by retired General John R. Allen, ... influence operations into Europe itself include cyber-attacks.
EU, NATO condemn barbaric terrorist attack in Sinai mosque ... "Over the last years, Egypt has been hit by a number of attacks against places of ...
WASHINGTON: NATO troops will stand and fight if Russia attacks the Baltic States or Poland, Maj. Gen. William Hickman said last week.
"Before, most of the attacks were on the cyber networks of the NATO headquarters, now we are seeing more attacks against mobile phones of ...
NATO's scandalous “Trident Javelin” military exercise is still being .... For instance, we have witnessed tragic attacks in Myanmar against ...
Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu has alleged that NATO is developing use of nuclear arms near Russia's western borders last week, ...
Analysts who warned of a potential Russian attack in the Baltics recognized that an invasion was unlikely. Still, they argued that NATO should ...
The acting minister of defense said on Sunday that despite the rise in attacks, casualties among insurgents have also risen by 11 percent in ...
Update | NATO is expected to build a new air defense shield across the ... expressed concern that they're not equipped for a Russian attack.
NATO is working on a “special doctrine” for cyber operations and taking steps to help ... 5 principle of collective defense, which declares an attack on one ally is an attack on all. ... 11 terrorist attacks against the United States.
Kabul has been rocked by a series of deadly attacks in recent weeks. ... one person and wounding two dozen others in an attack claimed by IS.
One of the key features of this exercise was an attack on its Gotland ... Swedish military conducting its largest joint field exercise with NATO in ...
The exercise, named “Aurora 17,” simulated Sweden's ability to defend its own territory from attack. One of the key features of this exercise was ...
The Afghan forces have beefed up security operations against militants as the war-weary country is facing upsurges in attacks by Taliban ...
NATO has little confidence in its ability to counter a Russian attack against eastern European members, according to a leaked internal ...
Rose Gottemoeller, deputy secretary general of NATO, has said she believes cybersecurity attacks could undermine the international alliance's ...


 

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