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An Albanian man carrying his belongings on a bicycle passes by a convoy of police vehicles near the main square in Albania, Tirana, Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018 ... public order" in mind. Albania, a NATO member since 2009, was granted EU candidate status in 2014 and hopes to launch negotiations this year.
Afghan security forces, whose competency has been uneven, have struggled to fight the Taliban since the U.S. and NATO formally ended their combat mission in 2014. U.S. President Donald Trump has pursued a plan that involves sending thousands more troops to Afghanistan and envisions shifting away ...

For NATO, keeping track of Russian submarines is of strategic importance. The so-called GIUK gap (Greenland, Iceland, United Kingdom) is where submarines from the Kola Peninsula can access the North-Atlantic. If not tracked, those submarines could potentially pose a threat to allied naval vessels ...
19 (Xinhua) -- Seventeen service members of the NATO-led Resolute Support (RS) mission lost their lives in fighting Afghan insurgency in 2017, according to an independent ... The Romanian soldier died after a suicide car bombing struck a coalition military convoy in southern Kandahar province on Sept.
The European allies suffer many shortfalls at sea, said Vice Adm. Clive Johnstone, the Royal Navy officer heading NATO's Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM): ... Johnstone is already conducting exercises on how to provide escort ships and land-based air cover for convoys crossing the Atlantic, he said.
Afghanistan war not a top concern, according to poll. Brian Bowling | Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, 4:42 p.m.. A U.S. military helicopter flies over the site of a suicide bomb that struck a NATO convoy in Kandahar south of Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017.

In November, NATO approved a plan to set up two new commands designed to ensure American reinforcements can safely cross the Atlantic Ocean during a crisis and convoy on land throughout Europe quickly. As NATO has adapted to a new security environment in Europe, Dunford said, rotational forces ...
US Army vehicles were stopped by German police near the border with Poland. The vehicles were being improperly transported by a contractor and had to wait until other means of transport arrived to continue. The hold-up underscores the bureaucratic and logistical hurdles that the US and NATO face ...
If the NATO supply line to Afghanistan was to go through Gwadar, the coalition truck convoys could reach Afghanistan in less than 24 hours since arriving at the port. The Chinese-built Gwadar port is connected to Chaman, a major border crossing between Afghanistan and Pakistan that links the two ...
The convoy was traveling from Poland, which has become a key point of operation for the U.S. Army in Europe and the site of numerous training activities for a U.S. tank brigade maneuvering throughout NATO's eastern flank. The Paladins are to take part in military exercises in the coming days in Hohenfels ...
Pakistani officials say the U.S.-led NATO military coalition in Afghanistan has offered to import vital supplies through the southwestern port of Gwadar, calling it a ... Gwadar port is connected to the Chaman border crossing with Kandahar through a newly constructed highway, enabling truck convoys to reach ...
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- An Afghan woman was killed and four civilians wounded when a suicide car bomb struck a NATO-led coalition forces' convoy in Kandahar city, capital of southern province of Kandahar on Sunday, a local official said. The blast occurred at around 02:00 p.m. ...
Residents watch as a truck, part of a convoy, transporting a Turkish Army tank is driven in the outskirts of the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with ... started on Saturday, heightening tensions in the already complicated Syrian conflict and threatening to further strain ties between NATO allies Turkey and ...
A Turkish military convoy is being dispatched to the Syrian border in Turkey's southern Kilis province, Jan. 4. ... A large number of military convoys are being dispatched to the Syrian border as part of the preparations for a new operation to prevent the formation of a terror corridor by the PKK terrorist group's ...
The U.S.-led NATO alliance and European Union endorsed a plan Tuesday to make military mobility across Europe a top priority, but terms on how to ensure convoys of American troops can quickly cross national borders still need to be worked out, officials said. “That's partly about addressing some of the ...
Militants in the NATO-backed rebel stronghold of Misrata even referred to themselves in 2011 as “the brigade for purging slaves, black skin”—an eerie foreshadowing of the horrors that were to come. The war ended in October 2011. US and European aircraft attacked Qadhafi's convoy, and he was brutally ...
... the convoy and secret footage showing trucks loaded with armed men. ... Regarding the recent incident that took place during a NATO drill in ... Moore dismissed suggestions that Turkey is withdrawing from NATO and the ...

Wahid Muzhda, a Kabul-based Taliban expert, told VOA the militants obtain military equipment from NATO supply convoys that fall into Taliban ...
13, 2017, a suicide bomber struck at a convoy of foreign forces nearby ... bomb exploded, NATO's mission in Afghanistan said in a statement.
NATO Evaluates Important Increase of Military Presence in Afghanistan ... Afghan Talibans against a NATO convoy killed about 15 soldiers, the sources added.
The possible introduction of new command structures in NATO align ... the Allied Command Atlantic, charged with safeguarding NATO convoys ...
At least three civilians were wounded when a suicide car bomb targeted a convoy of foreign forces in Kabul. The Taliban has taken ...
(CNN) An attack on a NATO mission convoy in Afghanistan has resulted in the death of two US service members, the Pentagon said ...
The Columbus East Alumni Association will honor the late U.S. Army Sgt. Jonathon M. Hunter by adding him to the high school's Alumni Wall of Fame. Hunter, 23, of Columbus, was killed Aug. 2 in an attack on a NATO convoy near the southern Afghanistan city of Kandahar. He was a 2011 graduate of ...
Professor Campbell, the slave trade in Libya now is getting a lot of attention, but very little coverage is focusing on the NATO role in creating the chaos of Libya today and the commissions that ... One of the reports I read said that international troops acted as protectors for the convoys that went from Agadez.
STUTTGART, Germany -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet Tuesday with allies in Brussels, where NATO is coordinating efforts to loosen regulations that slow down the transit of military convoys across Europe. Details of the plan, a top priority for U.S. military commanders who have ... Eu US Army
The bombing of a convoy of NATO-led Resolute Support mission took place Wednesday evening in the Qarabagh district just 20 kilometers ... Eu US Army
In August, a Georgian soldier was killed and six other NATO troops injured in a convoy attack near the place where the November 23 attack ... Eu US Army
2 when a suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan killed him and another U.S. soldier. Bishop, 25, a 2003 North grad ... Eu US Army
On Friday, a Taliban suicide bomber driving a car bomb slammed into a convoy of NATO forces near Kandahar Airbase in Trank Pul area of ... Eu US Army
A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-packed car into a NATO military convoy wounding "a small number" of foreign troops and Afghan ... Eu US Army
“We trundled down West German autobahns at 15 kilometers an hour in a vast convoy of armored vehicles. And we had to keep within four ... Eu US Army
American aircraft have been picking off Islamic State fighters who stray too far from their bus convoy stranded in the Syrian desert, including ... Eu US Army
Russia has denied it would attack a NATO ally, but trust in Russia's ... the traditional Convoy of Liberty to commemorate the 72nd anniversary of ... Eu US Army
A suicide bomber has struck a Nato convoy near the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, causing casualties, the US military said. Eu US Army
An Afghan police official in Kandahar says a suicide bomber has hit a convoy of international troops on the edge of the southern city. Eu US Army
A suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy in southern Afghanistan on Wednesday left two American service members dead, a Pentagon ... Eu US Army
(CNN) An attack on a NATO mission convoy in Afghanistan has resulted in the death of two US service members, the Pentagon said ... Eu US Army
KABUL: A Romanian soldier from a Nato-led mission was killed and two others wounded in Afghanistan on Friday when a vehicle rigged with ... Eu US Army
A U.S. military helicopter flies over the site of a suicide bomb that struck a NATO convoy in Kandahar south of Kabul on Wednesday. A suicide ... Eu US Army
... killed in Afghanistan Wednesday when their convoy was struck by a ... died in the attack on a NATO convoy near the southern Afghan city. Eu US Army
On Saturday, the Dutch government first canceled Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's authorization to land in the Netherlands and then blocked a convoy carrying Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya, forcing her to leave the country under ... Eu US Army
On Tuesday, ProRepublica reported on previously unreleased written testimony from Secretary of Defense James "Mad Dog" Mattis' confirmation hearings. Eu US Army
... of the 150-seat parliament in a political reflection of the rising far-right in Dutch politics which has reared its head in recent years, revealed in a recent row with Turkey over the controversial deportation of the Turkish ministerial convoy from ... Eu US Army
New rules. A slew of new reports detail how the Trump White House is looking at rolling back some of the checks and balances installed by the Obama administration that added a level of centralized control and a degree of transparency - some would say ... Eu US Army
HOHENFELS, Germany - When U.S. Army convoys move into eastern Poland later this month for a new NATO mission they will be joined by a contingent of British troops, part of a multinational force positioned less than 100 miles from the Russian enclave ... Eu US Army
On Saturday, the Dutch government first canceled the Turkish foreign minister's flight permit to the Netherlands and then blocked a convoy carrying Turkey's family minister from entering the Turkish consulate in Rotterdam. Protests erupted outside ... Eu US Army
The NATO chief's remarks came after the Dutch government canceled Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu's flight permit to the Netherlands and then blocked a convoy carrying Family Minister Fatma Betul Sayan Kaya from entering the Turkish Consulate in ... Eu US Army
Yet even one of its most stringent security measures was breached, the inspector general found in 2014, when an "unauthorized" employee had access to a nuclear weapon on a convoy mission. According to two knowledgeable sources, the person in ... Eu US Army
A US Army convoy travels from Estonia to Vilseck, Germany on March 21, 2015. The Army recently surveyed two sites in northern Germany for the potential ... Eastern European countries, including Poland, have pushed for permanent troops in their ... Eu US Army


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