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Eastern Europeans Celebrate NATO Summit as a Success

July 23, 2016 // Die Presse - Austria - German

<i>“U.S. president agrees to the ‘defense of every NATO ally.’” The eastern NATO nations are pleased about the signal to Russia. Moscow counters that the alliance is only imagining a threat.</i> Warsaw. They were clear words that President Obama had ready for his allies before his departure from the NATO [Read more]

Clandestine Drones

July 23, 2016 // Haló Noviny - Czech Republic - Czech

In recent days, news has surfaced that a request for permission by the U.S. Army to fly pilotless aircraft, which can be as large as cargo planes, has been awaiting our reply for two months already. Czech officials apparently don’t consider it necessary to inform the public about such things. Now there’s been a [Read more]

Is Afghanistan Forgotten? Not Completely

July 13, 2016 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

<i>Oh, yes. There was something there: The great Afghanistan fatigue of the West was clear at the NATO summit, but the conflict at Hindu Kush is anything but ended.</i> It is the longest war in the history of the United States. And yet the conflict in Afghanistan hardly gets any part of the public’s attention. [Read more]

The Cold War Starts Today

July 13, 2016 // Nezavisimaya Gazeta - Russia - Russian

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO’s secretary general, said before the summit in Warsaw that NATO doesn’t desire a cold war with Russia, but in reality, everything is exactly the opposite. Especially since the Cold War, beginning with Winston Churchill’s “Iron Curtain” speech, was never completely put to rest; there [Read more]
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