NATO critic Trump now floats expanding group to include Middle East

World Jan 10, 2020

NATO critic Trump now floats expanding group to include Middle East

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday said he supported expanding the North American Treaty Organization to include Middle Eastern nations, as the United States seeks to limit its troop footprint globally. "I think that NATO should be expanded and we should include the Middle East, ...

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World Jan 9, 2020

World leaders condemn Iran missile attack targeting U.S. troops

World leaders on Wednesday condemned Iran's missile attack on Iraqi bases housing U.S. and other foreign troops and urged an end to the escalating confrontation between Tehran and Washington. Iran said it had acted to avenge the U.S. killing of top Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani ...

NATO should address China's rise, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg says

Asia Pacific Aug 8, 2019

NATO should address China's rise, alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg says

NATO needs to understand the implications of China's rise as Beijing expands its power around the world, including areas that may challenge members of the North Atlantic security body, Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Wednesday. China's increasing assertiveness, including in the South China Sea, has raised ...

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

National Jul 6, 2017

Japan, NATO look to expand cooperation at sea, in cyberspace

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg affirmed Thursday in Brussels that Japan and NATO should expand their existing cooperation, particularly in maritime security and cybersecurity. "By further strengthening cooperation between Japan and NATO, we must make solid the ...