Category Archives: Allies

US NATO allies still short on defense spending targets

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BRUSSELS — U.S. allies in Europe and Canada have increased defense spending for a sixth consecutive year but most of them will still fail to achieve a NATO spending ambition by the target date of 2024, according to new figures being discussed by defense ministers on Thursday. NATO countries slashed their military budgets in the […]

US, NATO allies start anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose

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The U.S. and five other NATO allies have kicked off exercise Dynamic Mongoose off the coast of Iceland on Monday to enhance their anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare skills. The exercise is designed to improve NATO allies’ interoperability during multiple submarine warfare operations and will feature drills where the submarines alternate “hunting and being hunted” as […]

Allies worry US drawdown could embolden Russian aggression

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The wrap up of a long-planned series of military exercises in Europe as President Donald Trump threatens to reduce troops in Germany shows the importance of the military partnerships and raises concerns about the ability to counter Russia should U.S. support dwindle. A former Baltic state defense chief told Military Times that moving U.S. troops […]

Allies worry U.S. drawdown could embolden Russian aggression

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The wrap up of a long-planned series of military exercises in Europe as President Donald Trump threatens to reduce troops in Germany shows the importance of the military partnerships and raises concerns about the ability to counter Russia should U.S. support dwindle. A former Baltic state defense chief told Military Times that moving U.S. troops […]

Allies worry U.S. drawdown could embolden Russian aggression

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The wrap up of a long-planned series of military exercises in Europe as President Donald Trump threatens to reduce troops in Germany shows the importance of the military partnerships and raises concerns about the ability to counter Russia should U.S. support dwindle. A former Baltic state defense chief told Military Times that moving U.S. troops […]

Allies worry U.S. drawdown could embolden Russian aggression

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The wrap up of a long-planned series of military exercises in Europe as President Donald Trump threatens to reduce troops in Germany shows the importance of the military partnerships and raises concerns about the ability to counter Russia should U.S. support dwindle. A former Baltic state defense chief told Military Times that moving U.S. troops […]