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Afghan police inspect site of Nato helicopter air strike - video

The Guardian: Security forces inspect the site of an air strike in Ghazni, Afghanistan, on Saturday, following reports that a Nato helicopter opened fire in support of Afghan soldiers 'leaving two children dead'. Afghan forces had been patrolling when they came ...
NATO chases Russian aircraft

- 3 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: HELSINKI — NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that ...

Russian Aircraft Intercepted by NATO Forces After Entering Airspace

- 3 days ago @ ri.search.yahoo.com: The Russian intelligence jet reportedly entered NATO airspace on Tuesday

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Georgia's NATO bid prompts new treaty between Abkhazia, Russia, says foreign

ITAR-TASS: “Many high-ranking officials from NATO visit Georgia for talks. We don't know the subject matter of the talks but it is clear that they are preparing their structure and personnel for NATO membership,” he said, adding that this would be a direct threat ...

NATO Not Interested in Conflicts With Russia: Alliance Representative

RIA Novosti: The NATO representative's comments came in response to a statement made on Friday by Russian President Vladimir Putin claiming large countries located at the junction of geopolitical interests of major countries or continents such as Ukraine were more ...

BRUCE FEIN: Time to withdraw from NATO

Washington Times: The treaty obligates us to defend the borders of 27 other NATO members under Article 5 without constitutionally required congressional authorization. (The U.S. Supreme Court held in Reid v. Covert that treaties cannot override constitutional imperatives.).

Nato jets 'intercept Russian spy plane' over Baltic

BBC News: A Russian spy plane has been intercepted by Nato jets over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions in the region. Estonia summoned Russia's ambassador on Wednesday after its military said the Ilyushin-20 plane had entered its ...

US and NATO scrambling jets almost daily to meet Russian incursions

To the contrary, administration officials say they're bolstering U.S. support to NATO and several non-NATO Baltic states specifically to confront Mr. Putin. They also assert that the current economic downturn inside Russia — where inflation is ...

New NATO Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security takes office

“I am delighted to take on this position and the challenging portfolio that comes with it”, Ambassador Schuurman said upon her arrival at NATO Headquarters. “I look forward to further strengthening our capabilities and to broaden our partnerships in ...

Ukraine conflict: NATO claims Russian troops remain in Ukraine; more than

ABC Online: "We've seen a pretty good withdrawal of the Russian forces from inside Ukraine but, make no mistake, there remain Russian forces inside eastern Ukraine," US Air Force General Philip Breedlove told reporters at NATO's military headquarters in Belgium.

NATO and senior Afghan officials welcome enhanced relationship

Representatives of the Afghan General Staff, National Directorate of Security and Ministries of Defence, Interior and Foreign Affairs examined national security policy documents and inter-ministerial processes with senior NATO officials. Discussions ...

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RUSSIAN SPY PLANE OVER THE BALTIC..

Alliance: Russian Spy Plane Intercepted in NATO Airspace

DefenseNews.com: BRUSSELS — NATO fighter jets intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic Sea after it breached Estonian airspace, the alliance said Wednesday in the latest of such incidents amid tensions with Moscow over Ukraine. The Ilyushin IL-20 “intelligence ...

NATO intercepts Russian spy plane

Aileen Graef TALLIN, Estonia, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Estonia called the Russian ambassador after NATO intercepted a Russian spy plane over the Baltic after it allegedly violated Estonian airspace.

SWEDISH FIGHTERS SCRAMBLED TO INTERCEPT RUSSIAN..

NATO, Swedish fighters scrambled to intercept Russian intelligence-gathering

Brussels: NATO and Swedish fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a Russian intelligence-gathering plane that briefly entered Estonian airspace on Tuesday, the alliance said on Wednesday. The Estonian Foreign Ministry called the Russian ambassador to ...

NATO, Swedish fighters scrambled to intercept Russian plane

Reuters: BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO and Swedish fighter jets were scrambled to intercept a Russian intelligence-gathering plane that briefly entered Estonian airspace on Tuesday, the alliance said on Wednesday. The Estonian Foreign Ministry called the Russian ...

NATO, Swedish fighters scrambled to intercept Russian intelligence-gathering plane

Sweden and Denmark have reacted swiftly to another Russian incursion, this time into NATO airspace.

NATO JETS INTERCEPT RUSSIAN..

Nato jets intercept Russian aircraft over Baltic amid Sweden sub hunt

Earlier, the Latvian military reported that Nato F-16 jets were dispatched on Tuesday to intercept a Russian Ilyushin-20 over the Baltic Sea. Gericke confirmed that Nato jets had also intercepted a Russian aircraft that day, but could not provide more ...

NATO jets intercept Russian aircraft twice in 2 days over Baltic Sea

Earlier, the Latvian military tweeted that NATO F-16 jets were dispatched on Tuesday to intercept a Russian Ilyushin-20 surveillance aircraft over the Baltic Sea. Gericke confirmed that NATO jets had also intercepted a Russian aircraft that day, but ...

NATO jets intercept Russian fighters twice in two days over Baltic

The Globe and Mail: NATO scrambled fighter jets – including two Canadian F-18s – twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that Russian military activity in the region is increasing. Lieutenant-Colonel ...

Latvia: NATO jets intercept Russian fighters twice in 2 days over Baltic Sea

Fox News: Oct. 20, 2014: Two Canadian F-18 Hornet jets were scrambled from the Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania on Monday to intercept a Russian Ilyushin-20 surveillance aircraft, which they shadowed for some 15 minutes, NATO said (The Associated Press).

NATO jets intercept Russian spy plane

A Russian spy plane has been intercepted by NATO jets over the Baltic Sea, the alliance says, amid heightened tensions in the region. Estonia summoned Russia’s ambassador on Wednesday after its military said the Ilyushin-20 plane had entered its airspace for about a minute. But Russia said the plane had been on a training flight...  [Read More...]

NATO jets intercept Russian fighters twice in 2 days over Baltic Sea

OTTAWA - A senior National Defence official says the Harper government has been given a series of options to maintain Canada's support for jittery allies in eastern Europe, but the contribution to NATO's air policing mission over the Balitic will come to an end by the new year as scheduled.

TWICE IN TWO DAYS..

Latvia says NATO F-16s intercepted Russian surveillance aircraft over Baltic Sea

AirForceTimes.com: HELSINKI — Latvia's military says NATO has sent up jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea. The Latvian National Armed Forces tweeted Tuesday that the alliance's F-16 jets on Oct 21 “scrambled to intercept” a ...

NATO chases Russian aircraft

HELSINKI — NATO scrambled fighter jets twice in two days to intercept Russian military aircraft over the Baltic Sea, it said Tuesday amid reports that ...

ENTERED ESTONIAN AIRSPACE..

Russian spy plane encroaches on NATO-patrolled airspace

Washington Times: The spy plane entered Estonian airspace near the island of Saaremaa “for a period of less than one minute” and flew less than half a mile into the country's territory after Danish and Portuguese fighter jets steered it away from Denmark, NATO spokesman Lt.

NATO: Russian Aircraft Briefly Entered Estonian Airspace This Week

Wall Street Journal: The North Atlantic Treaty Organization's radars detected an unidentified plane flying near NATO airspace in the Baltic Sea at about 9 a.m. CET on Tuesday, NATO said. Danish F-16 fighter jets were scrambled, as were Portuguese F-16s that were part of ...

Russian spy plane encroaches on NATO-patrolled airspace

A Russian spy plane briefly entered NATO airspace Tuesday, the first reported incident of a Russian military aircraft encroaching on territory patrolled by the alliance since the Ukraine crisis began. The spy plane entered Estonian airspace near the island of Saaremaa "for a period of less than one minute" and ...

NEW QUICK REACTION..

New quick-reaction NATO force to stand up next year

ArmyTimes.com: NATO is pushing forward with a new quick-reaction force that will combine the armies of multiple member nations and is intended to serve as a deterrent to Russian aggression. “None of us is going to do anything by ourselves,” said U.S. Army Lt. Gen.

New quick-reaction NATO force to stand up next year

Military Times: Frederick “Ben” Hodges, who on Thursday relinquished command of NATO Land Command in Izmir, Turkey. “Think about Ukraine. Think about ISIL. Our president spent months trying to build a coalition. We've learned that politically, as well as operationally ...

NATO sends Russia message with new quick-reaction force: 'Think about Ukraine'

NATO plans to create a new quick-reaction force by the fall of 2015. "Think about Ukraine. Think about ISIL. Our president spent months trying to build a coalition. We've learned that politically, as well as operationally, it makes more sense to do that. You just get so much more capability," ...

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