Germany Ready to Send Missiles, Troops to Turkey

December 6, 2012, 6:56 pm

The German Cabinet on Thursday approved sending Patriot missile batteries to Turkey’s southern border to prevent violence from spilling across from Syria into the NATO [...]

Turkey Seeks Missiles for Protection from Syria

November 21, 2012, 4:18 pm

NATO will likely send Patriot surface-to-air missiles to Turkey after its government lodged a request for the missiles to deal with the fallout of the Syrian civil war raging [...]

Georgia Leaders Agree on NATO Entry

October 9, 2012, 3:24 pm

The president of Georgia and the newly elected prime minister came to the agreement that joining NATO is still one of the country’s goals.

Turkey Hits Targets in Syria After Mortar Attack

October 3, 2012, 5:09 pm

In an unprecedented move, the Turkish military has struck targets inside of Syria to retaliate against a Syrian mortar attack that killed five members of a family in Turkey.

After Insider Attacks, NATO Curbs Afghanistan Operations

September 18, 2012, 5:18 pm

NATO will halt some joint operations with Afghan security forces after several so-called “green on blue” insider attacks killed foreign soldiers. The global protests were [...]

Haqqani Network Head Believed Dead After Drone Strike

August 26, 2012, 1:36 pm

A leader in the Haqqani network in Pakistan, an insurgent group labeled as a terrorist organization by the U.S., was likely killed in a drone strike, said Pakistan [...]

NATO to Use Russian Air Base for Afghan Supplies

August 1, 2012, 3:09 pm

NATO will use a Russian air base in the city of Ulyanovsk to transport supplies to troops in Afghanistan. When the preparations are finished, the base will be used “continuously” to supply troops, Russia’s acting NATO envoy Nikolai Korchunov said, [...]

Taliban Blows Up 22 NATO Fuel Tankers in Afghanistan

July 18, 2012, 5:41 pm

A bomb set off by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan destroyed 22 NATO fuel tankers that were en route to coalition troops on Wednesday.

NATO Criticizes Syria for Shooting Turkish Jet, But Takes No Action

June 27, 2012, 3:05 am

The head of NATO sharply criticized Syria for shooting down a Turkish warplane Tuesday, saying that such actions are not acceptable, but he did not say the 28-nation bloc [...]

33 Syrian Soldiers, General Defect to Turkey

June 25, 2012, 2:48 pm

Nearly three-dozen Syrian soldiers and a general are said to have defected to Turkey overnight, just days after a Syrian air force pilot flew his fighter jet to Jordan and [...]

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