Expert: Obama Must Make It Clear US Will Defend Turkey From 'Outside Aggression'The incident and NATO’s involvement prompts experts to evaluate what the implications could be for international relations.
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.
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.”
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.
Biden Apologizes To Turkish PresidentIn 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.
Kerry: US Expecting Help From Turkey Against ISISThe 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.
Taliban Suicide Bomber Kills 3 NATO Troops Near US EmbassyA 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.
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.
Shelling Heard On Outskirts Of Ukrainian Port City Hours Ahead Of Cease-Fire TalksShelling 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.
Sen. Paul: ISIS Has Declared War Against United StatesSen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., believes that the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria terror group has declared war against the United States.
Obama Calls Ukraine 'A Moment Of Testing' For WestThe president arrived in Estonia to reaffirm Washington's commitment to the security of ex-Soviet NATO members.
Putin's Office Denies Cease-Fire Has Been Reached With UkraineThe office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he and Russian President Vladimir Putin have reached agreement on a cease-fire in eastern Ukraine.
Pro-Russian Rebels Soften Demand For Full Independence From UkrainePro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.
NATO Preparing High-Readiness Force To Counter Potential Russian AggressionNATO leaders this week will be asked to approve the creation of a high-readiness force and the stockpiling of military equipment and supplies in Eastern Europe to help protect member nations there against potential Russian aggression, the alliance's secretary general said Monday.
NATO Official: Russia Wants To Turn Eastern Ukraine Into A 'Frozen Conflict'Two columns of tanks and military vehicles rolled into southeastern Ukraine from Russia on Thursday after Grad missiles were fired at a border post and Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said.