Thanks in no small part to Donald Trump, Putin has already achieved most of his big foreign policy goals, says Saint John’s professor Nick Hayes.
The former Pioneer Press journalist drills down on issues ranging from the Massacre on Institutska Street to what the hapless West should or shouldn’t do.
What NATO could do for Ukraine is more clear than the vice versa.
Angered by US drone strikes in Pakistan, politician Imran Khan has attempted to prevent truck drivers from ferrying essential supplies to and from NATO troops in Afghanistan.
Yes, the deal is done. But how good is it? GlobalPost’s senior foreign affairs columnist, and diplomat extraordinaire, decodes this weekend’s diplomacy.
With cyber war pegged as a serious threat, NATO is prepared to respond with real force.
Fighting between rival militant groups near the Khyber Pass has reportedly claimed more than 70 lives over the past week.
Philip Hammond said that Europe needs to take greater responsibility for its own security and be ready to act abroad. But NATO will have to become more efficient first, he warned.
For the sixth consecutive day, Turkey and Syria have exchanged artillery fire. Neither wants to see the Syrian conflict turn into a regional war, analysts say, but other factors point to rising tensions.
The new policy is likely to put even more distance between NATO and Afghan forces, stressing relations at a time when NATO has been working to hand over security to the Afghans.
When Pakistan closed NATO supply routes in November, arms smugglers lost access to one of the easiest sources of materiel.
NATO and Turkey talked tough about Syria’s shooting down of a Turkish military jet at an emergency summit in Brussels today. But they sought to calm fears of a broader escalation.
Attackers dressed in Afghan police uniforms gunned down a NATO peacekeeping member.
A twin suicide bombing in Kandahar, Afghanistan’s second largest city, left at least 22 people dead and as many as 50 injured on Wednesday in one of the deadliest bombings so far this summer.
Pakistan still has not come to a deal with the US to reopen supply lines for the Afghan war.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov urged NATO to keep its forces in Afghanistan beyond President Barack Obama’s 2014 deadline for withdrawing from the decade-old war.
NATO officials have emphasized that the report represents the views of Taliban prisoners still loyal to the movement.