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Trump Agrees To Meet NATO Leaders In Europe

Reuters | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. (Reuters) - President Trump agreed to meet alliance leaders in Europe in May in a phone call on Sunday with NATO Secretary Gener...

Trump Speaks To NATO Chief, Agrees On 'Enduring Importance' Of North Atlantic Alliance

Reuters | Paul Vale | Posted 11.20.2016 | Home

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg agreed on Friday on the Western alliance’s “enduring importance”, ...

More Evidence NATO Is Past Its Prime: European Shrimps Lecture American Whale

Doug Bandow | Posted 09.12.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

Policing the globe is not America's job. Protecting the interest of wealthy allies like Denmark and other European states is not America's job. Sacrificing its people's lives and wealth to suppress tragic but irrelevant conflicts around the globe is not America's job.

U.S. and NATO Should End New Cold War With Russia

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.22.2016 | Home
Doug Bandow

It's good that NATO and Russia met. Dialogue should continue, with the EU and U.S. prepared to negotiate a deal normalizing relations.However, the allies won't know without trying. And everyone would benefit from ending the current impasse. Especially the Ukrainian people.

U.S. To Switch On $800 Million Missile Shield Over Europe

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 05.13.2016 | Home

DEVESELU, Romania, May 12 (Reuters) - The United States will switch on a $800 million missile shield in Romania on Thursday, part of an umbrella from ...

U.S. to Spend More on Europe's Defense: Let the Europeans Pay Instead

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.12.2017 | Politics
Doug Bandow

The U.S. plans on filling Eastern Europe with thousands of troops along with vehicles and weapons to equip an armored combat brigade. Uncle Sam may be bankrupt, but nothing is too expensive for our pampered European allies, who enjoy greater wealth while spending far less on the military.

NATO on Viagra

John Feffer | Posted 06.11.2014 | Home
John Feffer

NATO should be getting the message. Someone in Brussels should be ordering a big cake, compiling the festschrift, preparing golden parachutes for the top brass, and getting the "mission accomplished" banner printed up.

Norwegian PM Paid Participants In Viral Campaign Video

The Huffington Post | Kavitha A. Davidson | Posted 08.13.2013 | Home

Norway's prime minister has to answer for more than his poor driving skills after it was revealed that his party paid participants in a viral video ca...

Norway: The Oil State

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 07.31.2012 | Home
Anders Lorenzen

Welcome to Norway, home to a proud people who enjoy telling the myth about how they cheated their rival and neighbor Denmark by, despite owning very l...

Brutal Massacre Tests Norwegian Society

Reuters | By Wojciech Moskwa | Posted 09.23.2011 | Home

OSLO, July 24 (Reuters) - Before Friday's deadly attacks by a Norwegian on a self-styled mission to save European "Christendom" from Islam, it was not...

Norway's Prime Minister Calls Emergency Crisis Meeting After Bombing

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

The BBC reports that Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg has called a crisis meeting of his government after a bombing at government headquarter...

Oslo Blast Damages Prime Minister's Office, Government Headquarters

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A powerful bomb tore into the heart of Norway on Friday, killing at least two people and injuring 15 as it ripped open buildings...

Norway's Stranded Prime Minister Uses iPad To Direct Country From New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An enormous volcanic ash cloud has shut down air travel in Europe, canceling flights and stranding Europe-bound passengers around the world. But t...

Wisecracking 'Hottest Heads Of State' Site Ranks World Leaders

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

"For too long, citizens of the world have suffered under the tyranny of unattractive leaders," explains the "About" page of Hottest Heads of State, a ...