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EU, NATO Leaders to Discuss Interoperability Strategies at Brussels Meeting

European and North American foreign ministers will gather at a meeting in Brussels to determine new approaches that can boost interoperability between the European Union and NATO, DoD News reported Tuesday. The foreign ministers will discuss the evolving security landscape, information sharing strategies against terrorist threats and global security concerns …

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Report: NATO to Expand Command Centers, Cyber Operations

NATO plans to increase its military headquarters from seven to nine and integrate cyber efforts into all alliance operations, Bloomberg reported Thursday. The organization’s defense ministers agreed to build a maritime security-focused command center in the Atlantic as well as a Europe-based command site for troop movements, with specific locations to be identified …

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Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Commits to Support Afghanistan Security Efforts Beyond 2017

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO secretary general, said that the alliance has committed to continue supporting Afghanistan and its forces through 2017 and beyond, DoD News reported Thursday. The report noted that approximately 39 countries will collaborate to help boost security in Afghanistan through the delivery of funding assistance for Afghan security …

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Jens Stoltenberg: Defense Ministers to Tackle Security Challenges at NATO Meeting in Brussels

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said defense ministers from allied nations will meet this week in Brussels to discuss the current state of the global security environment, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes Stoltenberg told reporters that NATO member countries aim to address security challenges through increased defense spending. U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis will …

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Jens Stoltenberg: NATO Estimates 1.5% Increase in Defense Spending by Canada, European Allies

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said current estimates show that military spending in Canada and the alliance’s other member states in Europe has increased by 1.5 percent, or more than $3 billion, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes Stoltenberg highlighted spending trends across the alliance on the eve of the …

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NATO-led Mission in Afghanistan to Continue Beyond 2016 as Voted by Foreign Ministers

Resolute Support foreign ministers have agreed to continue the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan beyond 2016 to assist in the stabilization efforts of the country through political, military and financial support. Ministers had also reviewed the financial support to the Afghan security forces with $1.4 billion U.S. dollars in the Afghan National …

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