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Opinion: Donald Trump: Europe’s Ultimate Wake-Up Call

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

The greatest immediate danger lies in the Trump administration’s relationship with Moscow. There is a risk that deals with Moscow, particularly on Ukraine, increase Eastern Europe’s dependence on Russia and ultimately divide the continent into two zones of influence.

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Opinion: America’s Russian Hypocrisy

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

By Nina L. Khrushcheva, Professor of International Affairs and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at The New School and senior fellow at the World

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Opinion: What would the revival of Russian imperial instincts mean for Europe?

"Step by step, whenever opportunities present themselves, the Kremlin is ready to use all means at its disposal to regain what it considers its own...", A VIEW by Carl Bildt

"Step by step, whenever opportunities present themselves, the Kremlin is ready to use all means at its disposal to regain what it considers its own...", A VIEW by Carl Bildt

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Russia calls NATO deployment in Poland threat to national security

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

NATO is deploying armour and troops in Poland for its biggest military exercises in years, but Moscow has called the move an agressive step threatening Russian national security.

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US tanks and troops arrive in Poland

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

Hundreds of military vehicles and more than 3000 US troops have begun arriving in Poland.

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Opinion - Head for the Bunkers?

In August 2015, I tweeted that if Donald Trump were to be elected President of the United States, we would have to “head for the bunkers.” There we are.

In August 2015, I tweeted that if Donald Trump were to be elected President of the United States, we would have to “head for the bunkers.” There we are.

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Opinion: Preventing NATO-Russian Escalation

By John McColl General Sir John McColl, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), is Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey and a member of

By John McColl General Sir John McColl, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe (DSACEUR), is Lieutenant-Governor of Jersey and a member of

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NATO boss urges West to maintain pressure on Russia over Ukraine

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged the international community on Wednesday to maintain pressure on Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg urged the international community on Wednesday to maintain pressure on Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

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NATO, EU agree cooperation deals

NATO and the EU struck a series of cooperation agreements on Tuesday, the alliance’s secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said.

NATO and the EU struck a series of cooperation agreements on Tuesday, the alliance’s secretary-general Jens Stoltenberg said.

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NATO chief Stoltenberg calls for military alliance to enlarge

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member states to enlarge the military alliance by ratifying the accession of Montenegro during a summit in…

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has urged member states to enlarge the military alliance by ratifying the accession of Montenegro during a summit in…

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Donald Trump right on European defence spending, says NATO chief

US President-elect Donald Trump is right to call on Europeans to spend more on defence, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday.

US President-elect Donald Trump is right to call on Europeans to spend more on defence, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Friday.

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NATO chief seeks Trump's backing for alliance

A strong NATO is in the interests of both Europe and the United States, the head of the alliance said on Tuesday, following Donald Trump’s election victory.

A strong NATO is in the interests of both Europe and the United States, the head of the alliance said on Tuesday, following Donald Trump’s election victory.

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Europe frets over Trump's NATO stance

Europeans are fretting over what Donald Trump’s election as US president could mean for the United States’ commitment to NATO.

Europeans are fretting over what Donald Trump’s election as US president could mean for the United States’ commitment to NATO.

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Russian warships 'ward off a Dutch submarine'

Russian warships have been forced to drive away a Dutch submarine which were apparently tailing the convoy including the Admiral Kutznetsov aircraft carrier, according to a military spokesperson

Russian warships have been forced to drive away a Dutch submarine which were apparently tailing the convoy including the Admiral Kutznetsov aircraft carrier, according to a military spokesperson

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What does a Trump presidency mean for Europe?

Defence A win for Trump raises major question marks over key planks of American foreign policy, including the NATO alliance.

Defence A win for Trump raises major question marks over key planks of American foreign policy, including the NATO alliance.

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Dozens of civilians die in airstrike called to protect US and Afghan troops

At least 30 civilians have been killed, many of them children, in Northern Afghanistan after airstrikes were called in to protect US and Afghan troops fighting the…

At least 30 civilians have been killed, many of them children, in Northern Afghanistan after airstrikes were called in to protect US and Afghan troops fighting the…

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Moscow to West: are you fighting terrorists or Russia?

Russia's defence minister has said the West's failure to rein in extremist rebel groups means the peace process has been postponed indefinitely.

Russia's defence minister has said the West's failure to rein in extremist rebel groups means the peace process has been postponed indefinitely.