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The summit was a successful one for Romania, President Klaus Iohannis (seen here from behind on the left) said  Photo: Mapn.ro

Romania to host NATO multinational brigade

“As for the concrete initiatives that concern Romania, we will have a multinational brigade (…) So far, during the summit, Poland has announced its contribution […]

Bogdan Aurescu, former Romanian Foreign Minister, says allies are concerned about Russia boosting its military capabilities at the Black Sea  Photo: MAE

“NATO naval group at the Black Sea will be in line with international law”

Note : Bogdan Aurescu is the former minister of foreign affairs of Romania. Opinions expressed here can be attributed solely to the author and do not […]

Michael Baror (L) and Ariel Braverman

“You never leave the Army, the Army never leaves you”

First of all, a brief introduction. What brings you to Bucharest? Michael Baror: We are cadets of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we are midway […]

Inviting the Republic of Macedonia to join the Alliance is one of the steps that will strengthen Europe, Minister Jolevski pointed out

Exclusive: “Macedonia defends Schengen borders, but not allowed to join NATO and EU”

Macedonia has long been recognized as fully being prepared to join NATO. Still, the final decision lingers due to the name dispute. Is there any […]

A two-seater CF-18 flies over the Parc des Laurentides en route to Valcartier firing range, north of Quebec City, Canada Photo: Corporal Pierre Habib, 3 Wing Bagotville.

Video: MiG-21 vs CF-18 Hornet: Resilient Resolve in Romania

Resilient Resolve is a military exercise with CF-18 Hornets from the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) and MiG-21 Lancers from the Romanian Air Force, increasing […]

Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Fredericton hoists its Battle Ensign upon completion of an Anti-Ship Missile Defense Exercise in an operating area outside of Norfolk, Virginia, on November 6, 2014. 
Photo: Lt(N) Jennifer Fidler, Royal Canadian Navy Public Affairs

Canadian frigate joins Black Sea drills under Operation Reassurance

The Royal Canadian Navy multi-role patrol frigate will conduct operations in concert with Romanian frigate Regina Maria and other allied ships from Bulgaria and Turkey […]

A M1A1 Abrams Tank fires its main gun as it takes part in a live-fire exercise in Rena, Norway, Feb. 18, 2016  Photo: Defense.gov

US to deploy armored brigade combat teams to Europe

As discussed during the announcement of the fiscal year 2017 European Reassurance Initiative budget proposal, officials said, the Army has decided to begin storing static […]

CMX 2016 is a NATO exercise in which the Alliance will rehearse and test its consultation and decision making procedures at the strategic political-military level

Romania sends 100 experts to NATO-led CMX 16 exercise

CMX 2016 is a NATO exercise in which the Alliance will rehearse and test its consultation and decision making procedures at the strategic political-military level. […]

A Russian soldier looks on in the course of the unannounced combat readiness inspection (Opuk range) in the Southern Military District   Photo: Mil.ru

RFE/RL: Russia’s military build-up at the Black Sea worries allies

The timeline itself clearly shows Moscow has been progressively enhancing military presence at the Black Sea. The militarization of the breakaway Georgian region of Abkhazia […]

Secretary of Defense Ash Carter conducts a press briefing at the Pentagon to announce the latest in his Force of the Future reforms focused on improving the quality of life for military personnel  Photo: Defense.gov

NATO, Allies welcome US decision to increase deterrence in Europe

Reacting today, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said: “I strongly welcome this proposal. The budget request will, if approved, lead to a quadrupling of funding to […]