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Putin: NATO Uses Ukraine Rhetoric To 'Resuscitate' Itself

Reuters | Posted 11.10.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Sept 10 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on Wednesday taking direct charge of a commission that oversees Russia's defens...

Ukraine Conflict: Red Meat for Anemic NATO Alliance

Medea Benjamin | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

Why be distracted by a ceasefire, or put energy into promoting a non-violent solution to the conflict in Ukraine? NATO, after all, is a military alliance and, as the saying goes, when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

Why NATO Won't Stop Russia In Ukraine

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 09.05.2014 | World

More than 60 leaders are attending a historical NATO summit in Wales this week. On the agenda are the political crisis in Afghanistan, the rise of the...

NATO Chief: Russia Attacking Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 11.04.2014 | World

By Adrian Croft and Kylie MacLellan NEWPORT, Wales, Sept 4 (Reuters) - NATO's top official accused Moscow outright on Thursday of atta...

Brzezinski: NATO Should Stop Putin From Restoring Czarist Empire

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 09.03.2014 | World

Zbigniew Brzezinski, who served as national security adviser to President Jimmy Carter, remains one of America’s top strategic thinkers going back t...

Only These Three Steps Will Enable NATO to Stand Up to Putin

Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.) | Posted 11.02.2014 | World
Admiral Jim Stavridis (Ret.)

This dangerous 21st century will be safer if the West is strong together. A strong West means a strong and legitimate NATO built on strong and credible armed forces. Wales is the place and the time to act. It is also the place and the time for NATO to be radical. NATO needs to rediscover a shared level of ambition that has been notably lacking of late, something which Moscow has been all too happy to exploit.

NATO To Create Rapid Reaction Force In Response To Ukraine Crisis

Reuters | Adrian Croft | Posted 09.01.2014 | World

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, Sept 1 (Reuters) - NATO leaders will respond to the Ukraine crisis by agreeing this week to create a "spearhead" rapid re...

Report: NATO Allies To Create New Rapid Reaction Force

Reuters | Posted 10.29.2014 | World

BRUSSELS, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Seven NATO allies plan to create a new rapid reaction force of at least 10,000 soldiers as part of plans to boost NATO ...

NATO Sees 'High Probability' Of Russian Invasion Of Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 10.11.2014 | World

BRUSSELS/DONETSK, Aug 11 (Reuters) - NATO said on Monday there was a "high probability" that Russia could launch an invasion of Ukraine, where the g...

Why The World Map Looks Different To Russians

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.07.2014 | World

NATO's recent warning that Russia may be planning to use "the pretext of a humanitarian or peace-keeping mission" as a reason for invading Ukraine sou...

NATO: Russia Could Be Poised To Invade Ukraine

Reuters | Posted 10.06.2014 | World

BRUSSELS, Aug 6 (Reuters) - Russia has amassed around 20,000 combat-ready troops on Ukraine's eastern border and could use the pretext of a humanita...

NATO Chief: 40,000 Russian Troops Amassed Near Ukraine's Border

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2014 | World

(Adds quotes, background) PRAGUE, April 10 (Reuters) - Russia must pull back its troops from the Ukrainian border as a first step to s...

Russia Expects Answers On NATO Troops In Eastern Europe

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

* Russia says wants answers on NATO troops in eastern Europe * NATO chief: Russia is violating international commitments ...

Top NATO Commander: Russia Could Achieve Ukraine Incursion In 3-5 Days

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2014 | World

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, April 2 (Reuters) - Russia has massed all the forces it needs on Ukraine's border if it were to decide to c...

NATO Will Boost Presence In Former Soviet States

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2014 | World

By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, April 1 (Reuters) - NATO sees no sign that Russia is withdrawing troops from the Ukraine border and will loo...

Will Crimea Save NATO? Not So Fast

Sean Kay | Posted 05.06.2014 | World
Sean Kay

As significant as Crimea is, there are no solutions to either Ukraine -- or North Korea, Afghanistan, Syria, and Iran -- that do not involve the Russians, as unappetizing as that might be. We face tough choices that can only be answered with a wider set of interests at play.

Is NATO's Trojan Horse Riding Toward the 'Ukraine Spring'?

Dennis J. Kucinich | Posted 02.11.2014 | World
Dennis J. Kucinich

In a country where the average monthly minimum wage stands at about $150 USD, it's not hard to understand why Ukrainians are in the streets. But is their plight being exploited to usher in a new military agreement under the guise of economic reform?