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NATO aircraft will fly over Poland and Romania. (Getty Images)

NATO Deploys Surveillance Planes To Ukraine Border

AWACS will fly over Poland and Romania to monitor the crisis in Ukraine.

03/12/2014

The Taliban claims it captured an American war dog. (Image capture from video)

Taliban Claims It Captured American War Dog In Afghanistan

NATO says one of its dogs went missing in December during a mission.

02/07/2014

Afghan President Hamid Karzai pledges he will not agree to allow U.S. troops to remain in the country past the end of this year. ( JOHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

Afghan President Rejects Pressure Over U.S. Deal

Karzai vows not to enter into any agreement that allows U.S. forces to stay in Afghanistan past the end of this year.

01/25/2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the "right" balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: US Will Strike Balance Between Surveillance Security And Privacy

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is vowing that a review into NSA surveillance activities will ultimately result in the “right” balance between security and privacy and says outrage over alleged espionage and eavesdropping should not disrupt key trade talks between Europe and the United States.

11/05/2013

Afghan officials accused NATO of killing civilians in an airstrike that left at least 10 dead in the country's remote east, while the Taliban on Sunday staged a car bomb and gun attack outside an Afghan intelligence office, killing four soldiers and wounding more than 80 people.(Photo credit should read SHAH MARAI/AFP/Getty Images)

NATO Accused Of Killing Afghan Civilians

Afghan officials accused NATO of killing civilians in an airstrike that left at least 10 dead in the country’s remote east, while the Taliban on Sunday staged a car bomb and gun attack outside an Afghan intelligence office, killing four soldiers and wounding more than 80 people.

09/08/2013

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

General: ‘Conditions Are Set’ To Win War In Afghanistan

The No. 2 American commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday he believes the stage has been set for winning the war, but hard fighting lies ahead for Afghan forces now suffering heavy casualties.

09/04/2013

The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says. (Photo by Ralph Orlowski/Getty Images)

Report: US Paying Billions More For Military Bases Overseas Despite Troop Reductions

The United States is footing more of the bill for overseas bases in Germany, Japan and South Korea even as the military reduces the number of American troops in Europe and strategically repositions forces in Asia, a congressional report says.

04/17/2013

File photo of the NATO logo. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

NATO Kills Afghan Insurgent Behind US Soldier’s Death

An Afghan soldier-turned-insurgent who was feted by the Taliban for killing an American soldier during an insider attack in eastern Afghanistan last year has been killed in a raid, the U.S.-led international coalition said on Monday.

02/18/2013

Commander, International Security and Assistance Force (ISAF) U.S. Marine Corp. Gen. John Allen speaks to the media in the Pentagon Briefing room, on May 23, 2012 in Arlington, Va. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

White House To Go Ahead With Allen Nomination Following Petraeus Scandal

The White House said Wednesday it will go ahead with Gen. John Allen’s nomination to become commander of NATO forces in Europe, following his exoneration in a Pentagon investigation of questionable email exchanges with a Florida woman linked to the sex scandal that led David Petraeus to resign as CIA director.

01/23/2013

U.S. Army mortar men from the 2-27th Infantry Regiment fire mortars at a Taliban position (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Afghan Surge Failed

With the situation getting worse on the ground Obama has ended the surge just in time for the election in November. Taliban and related attacks against NATO powers were approximately 2,700 in August of 2009 when Obama made his contrary-to-campaign promised-move to step up the nation’s military assistance in Afghanistan. Three years later, in August of 2012, there were more attacks – nearly 3,000.

09/29/2012

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