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Fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman alongside amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima during a replenishment-at-sea in the Norwegian Sea, October 27, 2018.

‘We can do better’: The Navy’s newest fleet commander says US ships and sailors got ‘beat up’ during NATO’s bigges...

NATO recently had its biggest exercise since the Cold War, and it needs more like that going forward, the Navy's newest fleet commander says.
Russian servicemen drive S-400 air-defense missile systems through Red Square in Moscow during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, May 9, 2018.

‘We’re getting a lot better’: The head of the US Navy’s newest fleet says it can counter one of Russia’s favorite tactic...

Russian and NATO forces are both increasingly active in Eastern Europe, and Western military planners have their eyes on what Moscow is deploying.
The Russian large landing ship Azov fires missiles during a rehearsal for the Navy Day parade in the Black Sea port of Sevastopol, Crimea, July 27, 2017.

As Russia stokes tensions with Ukraine, it’s trying to gain a military edge over NATO elsewhere in Europe

Russia has been building up its forces around the Black Sea and has made similar moves elsewhere in Eastern Europe — and NATO has taken notice.
Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) flagship HMS Duncan, arrives to the harbor in Constanta, Romania, February 2, 2018.

‘Good luck, guys’: 17 Russian jets buzzed a British destroyer and left a threatening message earlier this year

The British destroyer HMS Duncan was buzzed by 17 Russian warplanes during a NATO patrol in the Black Sea earlier this year.
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday condemned President Donald Trump, characterizing him as an "authoritarian leader."

Trump is still fuming over the midterms and has ditched several events honoring veterans

Disappointment over the elections has led President Trump to skip several ceremonies honoring veterans.
The frigate KNM Helge Ingstad.

The elite warship that collided with a massive tanker on its way home from NATO’s big war games unexpectedly sank overnight

See the latest images of this devastating accident, which is likely to be a huge loss for the Norwegian navy.
President Donald Trump has called French President Emmanuel Macron's idea for a European army, which could be needed to protect against the US, "very insulting."

Trump mocks France’s World War II record as relations with Macron deteriorate into confrontation

France fought valiantly in World War I but got steamrolled in World War II. Since then, France's army has emerged as one of the best in the world.
President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Finland says its GPS was disrupted during NATO’s biggest war games in years, and it’s pointing the finger at Russia

Finland and Norway both reported disruptions to their GPS signals during the final days of Trident Juncture, NATO's biggest exercise in years.

Trump torches allies, threatens NATO pullout after tense WWI memorial trip to Paris

President Donald Trump lamented the money the US has spent protecting other countries, saying it gained nothing from the alliances but "Deficits and Losses."
(From L to R, first row) German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May attend the opening ceremony at the 2018 NATO Summit at NATO headquarters on July 11, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium. Leaders from NATO member and partner states are meeting for a two-day summit, which is being overshadowed by strong demands by U.S. President Trump for most NATO member countries to spend more on defense

Trump is attacking the French president for saying Europe needs to do more to defend itself — something Trump has also said they should do

French President Emmanuel Macron drew Trump's ire for saying Europe needed a "real" common army to defend it from Russia, China, and the US.