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NATO Chief: ‘We Will Not Be Dragged Into An Arms Race’

NATO’s secretary-general is flatly rejecting accusations the alliance is fueling a Cold War-style rivalry with Russia, but says it must upgrade its military capabilities to be able to defend itself.

06/24/2015

Ash Carter

Ash Carter: US Sending Heavy Military Equipment To NATO Member States In Response To ‘Russia’s Provocations’

The U.S. is sending some 250 tanks, armored vehicles and other equipment to new NATO member states in response to “Russia’s provocations.”

06/23/2015

The Afghan mountains are visible as a US Army Airborne CH-47 Chinook window gunner looks out while flying behind Defense Chuck Hagel's helo who was traveling to visit American troops,  on Dec. 7, 2014 in FOB Gamberi, Afghanistan. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Hagel: Afghanistan Is ‘Still A War Zone’

The U.S. and NATO have ceremonially ended their combat mission in Afghanistan, 13 years after the Sept. 11 terror attacks sparked their invasion of the country to topple the Taliban-led government.

12/08/2014

Vice President Biden shake hand with then Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan during an event at the State Department on May 16, 2013. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Apologizes To Turkish President

In a phone call, Biden apologized for comments he made suggesting Turkish forces accidentally let Islamic State militants cross its borders into Syria, a comment President Erdogan strongly refutes.

10/04/2014

The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.  (credit: ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: US Expecting Help From Turkey Against ISIS

The United States expects Turkey to step up in the fight against the Islamic State group now that Turkey has secured the release of 49 hostages held by the militants, Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday.

09/22/2014

A U.S. soldier inspects the wreckage of a vehicle at the site of a suicide attack in the Afghan capital Kabul on Sept. 16, 2014. (credit: WAKIL KOHSAR/AFP/Getty Images)

Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Troops Near US Embassy

A Taliban attacker detonated his car bomb next to an international military convoy on Tuesday, killing three troops from the NATO-led force and wounding nearly 20 troops and civilians, officials said.

09/16/2014

President Barack Obama talks to reporters at the end of the NATO Summit on Sept. 5, 2014 in Newport, Wales. (credit: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Obama On ISIS: ‘You Can’t Contain An Organization That Is Running Roughshod Through That Much Territory’

President Barack Obama said during a press conference in Wales Friday following the NATO summit that the terror group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria cannot be contained.

09/05/2014

Ukrainian army soldiers wait to go to the front line on an armored vehicle as pro-Russian separatists fire heavy artillery, on the outskirts of the key southeastern port city of Mariupol, on Sept. 5, 2014. (credit: PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Shelling Heard On Outskirts Of Ukrainian Port City Hours Ahead Of Cease-Fire Talks

Shelling was heard on the outskirts of a strategic Ukrainian port city as Russian-backed rebels pressed their offensive in the region Friday just hours ahead of talks that were widely hoped to bring a cease-fire.

09/05/2014

He's not on the ballot this fall, but Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul is launching new ads to help Republicans in key elections across the country. . (credit: Mike Stone/Getty Images)

Sen. Paul: ISIS Has Declared War Against United States

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group has declared war against the United States.

09/04/2014

President Obama stands with Estonian President Toomas Hendrik at a ceremony in the Baltic nation. (Photo by ILMARS ZNOTINS/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Calls Ukraine ‘A Moment Of Testing’ For West

The president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington’s commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.

09/03/2014

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