Home Tags NATO

Tag: NATO

US Army soldier takes a selfie during a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter flight over the Black Sea

With just $60 and internet access, researchers found and tracked NATO troops and even tricked them into disobeying orders

NATO researchers did this with a limited team and limited funds. Imagine what a major power like Russia could do.
A view of St Basil's Cathedral in Moscow's Red Square during a snowfall in January 2019. Russia plans to briefly switch off its internet to simulate an all-out cyberwar some time in the next few weeks.

Russia plans to disconnect the entire country from the internet to simulate an all-out cyberwar

It's part of the Kremlin's plan to make the country's internet independent so it would survive even if the rest of the world cut it off.
At the NATO Headquarters in Brussels, February 6, 2019, the Permanent Representatives of the 29 members of the Alliance signed the Accession Protocol for the future Republic of North Macedonia.

NATO just approved its newest member, but the country has to change its name to join

Macedonia first tried to join NATO in 1991, but its neighbor Greece has blocked it every time. The price of entry is changing the country's name.

NATO is on Trump’s side as Democrats attack him for pulling out of the nuke deal with Russia

On Friday Trump's Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US would withdraw from the INF treaty if Russia did not get back into compliance.
A P-8A Poseidon aircraft in Keflavik, Iceland, for anti-submarine warfare training, April 28, 2017.

The US Navy’s best sub-hunting aircraft is facing some nagging problems

The P-8A Poseidon's capabilities continue to advance, but some lingering problems may affect the health of the Navy's fleet.
US Marines with Task Force Southwest (TFSW) observe their surroundings while at a security post for an advising mission with 1st Brigade, Afghan National Army (ANA) 215th Corps as they conduct Operation Maiwand 12 at Camp Shorserack, Afghanistan, March 13, 2018.

White House says its priority is ending the war in Afghanistan after peace talks with Taliban bear fruit

Citing "significant progress" in peace talks with the Taliban, an official said the US was working on a ceasefire and the timing of a pull out.

Russia says it intercepted a US Navy patrol plane over the Baltic Sea — an increasingly common occurrence around Europe

A Russian Su-27 fighter jet recently intercepted a US Navy P-8A Poseidon over the Baltic Sea, Russian state media outlet Interfax said Monday.
A Polish soldier in a tank in front of a NATO flag the NATO Noble Jump military exercise in Zagan, Poland, June 18, 2015.

Senators from both parties have introduced a bill to keep Trump from ditching NATO, but they may not be able to stop him

President Donald Trump has repeatedly expressed his disdain for NATO, and senators want to keep him from doing anything rash.

Trump gave Putin the ‘gift of the century’ in plain sight while the FBI probed him as a Russian agent

Trump has succeeded where decades of Russian nuclear saber rattling, spying, assassinations, and information warfare has failed to fray the alliance.
President Donald Trump attends a meeting of the North Atlantic Council during a NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium.

White House officials reportedly weren’t sure if Trump was serious about ditching NATO

During a NATO summit, Trump reportedly got up to leave as German chancellor Angela Merkel was delivering a speech, officials reportedly said.