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How NATO could make a contribution to fighting climate change.

The French President likes to make blunt statements that provoke public outrage. Berlin should brace for more to come.

Of course transparency on NATO’s Eastern flank is important. But until Russia stops its provocations, it will be hard to reduce tensions. 

Poland won’t exactly be getting the “Fort Trump” it wanted. But NATO’s robust force posture in the East, like Russia’s, still risks being misinterpreted. 

The Kremlin will continue to try and exploit political chaos and uncertainty arising from the Trump presidency. Europe needs to focus on strengthening NATO …

According to insiders, Donald Trump threatened to pull the US out of NATO at a testy Brussels summit. The alliance is on shakier ground than ever before.

The US-Europe partnership living in a powder keg, and many fear that at the NATO summit in Brussels next week, Donald Trump will light a match.

No question about it: transatlantic relations are going through a rough patch. But as the German ambassador to NATO writes, the alliance is strong …

The 1967 Harmel Report is as relevant as ever for NATO’s strategic thinking.

Impeachment speculation is terrifying European NATO allies.

Germany’s Social Democrats are turning defense spending into an election issue.

NATO isn’t “obsolete;” its relevance is unchanged.

New dialogue on military affairs and armament can help rebuild security in East-West relations.

Why the “old continent” will miss Barack Obama.

Changing the dynamic between NATO and Russia will be essential to preserving European security.

Donald Trump isn’t the only one to question the worth of the transatlantic alliance, but the critics miss what it achieves for the United States.