German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with Russian President Vladimir Putin during the International Libya Conference in Berlin, Germany, 19 January 2020.
Can the key external enablers of Libya's conflict also be peacemakers?
President Donald Trump speaks from the White House on January 08, 2020 in Washington, DC.
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President Trump's speech about Iran wasn't just aimed at that country or the US. He also targeted NATO allies, urging members of the alliance to step up and help US efforts in the Middle East.
U.S. President Donald Trump was flanked by military officers as he responded to the ballistic missile strike that Iran launched against Iraqi air bases housing U.S. troops.
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Iran's missile strikes on Iraqi bases in response to the killing of Iranian general Qassem Soleimani have raised tensions between the U.S. and Iran. But war seems unlikely at this point.
“Still not funny Mr President?”
Donald Trump likes to poke fun too.
Students at the model NATO meeting in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Simulations help prepare students for challenges outside the classroom.
NATO: in search of direction.
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NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Finally, the handshake.
The US president, Donald Trump, has arrived in the UK for a summit of NATO leaders – but it's awkward timing for the British prime minister, Boris Johnson.
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and U.S. President Donald Trump meet the press at the 2019 NATO summit in London.
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As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization celebrates its 70th anniversary with a leaders' meeting in London, five US scholars shed light on NATO's history and its potential future.
The EU and NATO: aligned but not always together.
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Why the EU and NATO have struggled to cooperate fully.
British troops on deployment for NATO in Poland.
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With Brexit on the horizon, Britain's role in NATO won't change, but its defence priorities might.
U.S. forces are still in Syria, but their role has changed substantially in recent weeks.
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Since the 1940s, Congress has largely let the president make decisions, while members of the House and Senate endorse or condemn those actions from the sidelines.
An alliance at odds: NATO secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, met the Turkish foreign minister, Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Istanbul.
Why NATO has lost its leverage to do anything about Turkey's offensive in northern Syria.
Following announcements by France and the US, NATO is expected to start using space weapons.
President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy on Sept. 25, 2019, in New York.
The fallout for President Trump from his conversation with Ukrainian President Zelenskiy was swift and harsh. The consequences for Zelenskiy and his country could also be serious.
Death in detention: the aftermath of an airstrike on the Tajoura camp in Tripoli in July 2019.
The NATO-led military intervention in Libya has just fuelled more violence.
Mayor of Istanbul Ekrem Imamoglu of the main opposition Republican People’s Party, on June 27, several days after his election.
Turkey's authoritarian leader, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, was handed a big defeat recently when his party's candidate lost a crucial election contest. Is this the beginning of Erdogan's demise?
A man surveys the wreckage after a NATO strike misses its target and hits an apartment block in 1999.
The fallout from this 78-day military campaign continues to be felt.
‘Games without frontiers, war without tears …’
Five years after Crimea returned to Russia, the east-west stalemate over Ukraine is far from stable.
Pro-Europeans protest against the rulling coalition Social Democrat Party (PSD) next to the Romanian Atheneum during the ceremony of taking over the Presidency of EU Council in Bucharest January 10, 2019.
With Romania at the helm of the EU, many fear that there's a bumpy ride ahead. But there's no need to worry (too much).
Military action during the NATO-led military exercise in Trondheim, Norway on Oct. 30, 2018. The NATO exercises included some 3,000 troops, 20 ships, several tanks and about 50 aircraft from various nations.
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Military exercises are more than just 'war games' -- they're aimed at signalling military capability and intent. But NATO must honour its commitment to transparency, and pressure Russia to do the same.