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    NATO: the unexamined alliance

    Conn Hallinan | Updated at 12:00am on August 02, 2018

    THE outcome of the July 11–12 NATO meeting in Brussels got lost amid the media’s obsession with president Donald Trump’s bombast, but the ‘Summit Declaration’...

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    Trump seeks to revive Arab NATO to confront Iran

    Reuters . Washington | Updated at 12:50am on July 29, 2018

    The Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to create a new security and political alliance with six Gulf Arab states, Egypt and...

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    Trump lashes NATO allies as he lands for tense summit

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:09am on July 11, 2018

    President Donald Trump told NATO allies to ‘reimburse’ the United States for defence costs as he landed for the alliance's most difficult summit in years....

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    Trump vents anger on NATO allies, EU, Trudeau post-G7

    Reuters | Updated at 12:24pm on June 11, 2018

    US president Donald Trump fired off a volley of tweets on Monday venting anger on NATO allies, the European Union and Canadian prime minister Justin...

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    NATO mobilises cyber capabilities

    by Vladimir Platov | Updated at 12:05am on January 08, 2018

    AT THE peak of the WMD arms race, global balance was largely secured by nuclear weapons. Today the same role is increasingly being played by...

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    How trade and diplomacy undoing ‘Arab NATO’

    by Salman Rafi Sheikh | Updated at 12:05am on December 08, 2017

    THE Saudi Arab-led Islamic military alliance had its first meeting in Riyadh on November 26, kicking off Saudi Arabia’s larger ‘counter-terrorism’ agenda in the region...

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    NATO chief calls North Korea ‘global threat’ during Japan visit

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:05am on October 30, 2017

    NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg called North Korea a ‘global threat’ Monday and said he backed tighter sanctions against it during a visit to Japan, which...

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    The end of empire

    | Updated at 12:05am on October 05, 2017

    THE American empire is coming to an end. The US economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East and vast military expansion around...

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    NATO’s decomposing corpse

    by Brian Cloughley | Updated at 12:05am on September 24, 2017

    THE UK’s Guardian newspaper is not supportive of those who advocate war, but is an equitable publication and its strictures on the chaos in Afghanistan...

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    NATO head says all states must comply with North Korea sanctions

    Reuters | Updated at 12:12pm on September 07, 2017

    NATO head Jens Stoltenberg said on Thursday all countries must comply with sanctions on North Korea as the international community ratchets up...