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An British air force Typhoon fighter jet, foreground, with a Russian fighter over the Baltics.

British fighters intercepted Russian jets twice this weekend, as NATO conducts war games in the Baltics

The UK Ministry of Defense said Monday that the British fighters had intercepted Russian aircraft near Estonian airspace twice over the weekend.
President Donald Trump and Britain's Queen Elizabeth raise their glasses to make a toast at the State Banquet at Buckingham Palace in London, Britain, June 3, 2019.

The queen just took a subtle jab at Trump’s attacks on US allies while standing next to the president

"We are forever mindful of the original purpose of these structures: nations working together to safeguard a hard won peace," she said.
You do not want to see this mongoose get "dynamic."

9 of the all-time worst named military missions and war games in history

Military operations are supposed to be named to instill pride in troops and fear in enemies. But these are so bad they may make you cringe.
Russian servicemen next to S-400 surface-to-air missiles after their deployment near Kaliningrad.

The US keeps warning Turkey that buying Russia’s S-400 missile system means it can’t have the F-35, but Turkey keeps doubling down

US lawmakers and the Trump administration have warned Turkey not to buy Russia's advanced air-defense system, but Ankara is undeterred.

10 of the most powerful weapons NATO has to take on Putin’s Russia

The 29 NATO allies have a ton of firepower they could use against Russia. Here's some of the most fearsome weapons in their arsenal.
Soldiers from different countries during the opening ceremony of the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, July 11, 2018.

On its 70th anniversary, NATO is bigger than ever — here are its 29 members in action

NATO was formed 70 years ago, as Europe recovered from World War II. The alliance has only grown and is now poised to welcome its 30th member.
President Donald Trump generated controversy at a NATO summit in Brussels when he criticized other member states over their defense spending.

Here’s how NATO’s budget actually works

President Donald Trump's rhetoric on NATO has often been misleading and he's distorted how the historic alliance is funded and operates.

A new study has identified Trump’s most embarrassing moments through Twitter, and they might not be what you think

A new study has identified President Trump's most embarrassing moments, based on tweets related to words like "embarrassment" and "embarrassed."
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

NATO secretary general’s unprecedented speech to Congress downplays disagreements with Trump, but sends ‘powerful reminder’ to the p...

"The strength of NATO is that despite our differences, we have always been able to unite around our core task: to defend each other," Stoltenberg said.
A Polish army PT-91 tank during NATO exercise Silver Arrow 2017 in Latvia.

These are 6 of NATO’s worst crises in 70 years as the world’s most powerful military alliance

From the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis to the September 11 attacks, here are 6 times in its history that NATO faced a crisis.