The White House announced Wednesday that the U.S. will not sell billions of dollars of next-generation fighter planes to Turkey, after the NATO ally purchased advanced Russian surface-to-air missiles. Amna Nawaz talks to Admiral James Stavridis, who served as NATO's…
In a written statement, the White House said Wednesday that Turkey's decision to buy the Russian S-400 air defense system "renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible."…
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, Army Sec. Mark Esper criticized Turkey’s purchase of Russian-made air defenses during his Senate confirmation hearing for defense secretary. Esper called the NATO ally’s decision “very disappointing.” Also, federally funded family planning clinics can no…
NATO allies have expressed reluctance to get involved in any military effort to help secure the region or counter Iran.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
By Lorne Cook, Associated Press
NATO is considering beefing up European air and missile defenses and ramping up its war games plans should Russia fail to respect a Cold War-era nuclear missile treaty by August, alliance Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned Wednesday.
By Hope Yen, Seth Borenstein, Calvin Woodward, Associated Press
The apportioning of credit and blame went awry in President Donald Trump’s remarks over the past week.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization turned 70 years old Thursday. As the the foreign ministers of its member nations gathered in Washington, one their actions was to endorse a support package for Ukraine, now in the fifth year of a…
By Thomas Adamson, Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press
Neither Secretary of State Mike Pompeo nor Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen are attending the meeting of foreign and interior ministers from the Group of Seven countries.
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu slammed the United States’ Syria strategy and Middle East peace plan, saying Wednesday that one was underdeveloped and the other might not exist. “It seems that there is no clear…
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