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Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job
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Mark Sedwill promised shot at Nato top job

Pledge to outgoing cabinet secretary ‘could be sacrificed’ by Downing Street
30 Jun 2020
The Week’s biggest stories of 2019
Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn
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The Week’s biggest stories of 2019

From Brexit and Boris to royals and rebellion
20 Dec 2019
UK defence spending: where the money goes
Boris Johnson in Kenya
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UK defence spending: where the money goes

Nato meets to show unity on 70th anniversary
4 Dec 2019
Trump blasts Macron for describing Nato as ‘brain dead’
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Trump blasts Macron for describing Nato as ‘brain dead’

US president says Macron’s statement was ‘very insulting’ and ‘dangerous’
4 Dec 2019
Nato turns 70: the biggest threats facing the alliance
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Nato turns 70: the biggest threats facing the alliance

Trump hits back at Macron’s criticism of ‘brain dead’ military alliance as ‘very, very nasty’
3 Dec 2019
Nato vs. Russia: who would win?
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Nato vs. Russia: who would win?

British Army would be ‘comprehensively outgunned’ by Russia says new report
27 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Johnson and Corbyn have ‘created a mess’
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Instant Opinion: Johnson and Corbyn have ‘created a mess’

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Nato experiencing ‘brain death’ warns Macron
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Nato experiencing ‘brain death’ warns Macron

French president says Europe must ‘wake up’ or risk disappearing geopolitically
8 Nov 2019
What a war in space might look like
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What a war in space might look like

Nato expected to declare space a ‘warfighting domain’ at the end of the year
21 Oct 2019
When will violence in Libya end?
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When will violence in Libya end?

Amnesty International warns of war crimes by both sides fighting in Tripoli
24 May 2019
Phonetic alphabet: the story from Alpha to Zulu
Pilot Monique Rendall in the cockpit of an aircraft in 1955
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Phonetic alphabet: the story from Alpha to Zulu

An older version began with Apples and Butter, while soldiers in the First World War preferred Ack and Beer
16 Apr 2019
Greek government in turmoil over Macedonia
Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras in crisis after defence minister quits coalition
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Greek government in turmoil over Macedonia

Defence minister quits over deal struck to allow Macedonia to change its name
14 Jan 2019
Fact check: does the EU want a European super-army?
German chancellor Angela Merkel greets French president Emmanuel Macron
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Fact check: does the EU want a European super-army?

France and Germany back the controversial proposal in call for closer co-operation
14 Dec 2018
Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?
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Will Nato intervene in Ukraine?

President Petro Poroshenko has asked the alliance to deploy ships to Black Sea amid escalating tensions with Russia
29 Nov 2018
Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia
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Ukraine warns of ‘full-scale war’ with Russia

Trump threatens to cancel G20 meeting with Putin over ‘aggressive’ behaviour
28 Nov 2018
Ukraine declares martial law
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Ukraine declares martial law

Tensions with Russia escalate as world powers urge both sides back from the brink
27 Nov 2018
Nato stages largest military exercise since the Cold War
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Nato stages largest military exercise since the Cold War

More than 50,000 troops are practising air, sea, land and cybersecurity war manoeuvres in Norway
26 Oct 2018
Macedonians boycott referendum on name change
A boycott supporter takes to the streets in Skopje to celebrate the low turnout
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Macedonians boycott referendum on name change

Vote would have paved the way for country to join EU and Nato, but now its future direction is uncertain
1 Oct 2018
Everything Donald Trump has threatened to quit
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Everything Donald Trump has threatened to quit

US president says he may withdraw US from the WTO - so what other pacts has he dumped?
31 Aug 2018
Is Russia eyeing up Georgia again?
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Is Russia eyeing up Georgia again?

Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev threatens ‘terrible conflict’ as neighbouring nation edges closer to Nato accession
8 Aug 2018
Helsinki summit: what do Trump and Putin want?
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Helsinki summit: what do Trump and Putin want?

US President says he has ‘low expectations’ for today’s talks with his Russian counterpart in Finland
16 Jul 2018
Nato summit: Trump and Merkel wage war of words
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Nato summit: Trump and Merkel wage war of words

German Chancellor hits back after US President accuses her of being a prisoner of Russia
12 Jul 2018
Fears grow over Donald Trump protest backlash
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Fears grow over Donald Trump protest backlash

White House officials afraid thin-skinned president could lash out at his hosts
9 Jul 2018
What is the point of Nato?
A Polish solider in front of a Nato flag
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What is the point of Nato?

Trump threatens to walk away unless members up spending – but the alliance faces deeper problems
5 Jul 2018
Is the UK spending enough on defence?
Theresa May meets troops of 1st Battalion The Mercian Regiment in Salisbury in 2016
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Is the UK spending enough on defence?

Commons report says Britain must boost military capabilities to avoid losing influence with allies
26 Jun 2018
Trump’s plan to meet Putin causes alarm in Whitehall
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Trump’s plan to meet Putin causes alarm in Whitehall

Concerns raised over US president’s continued commitment to Nato military alliance
21 Jun 2018
Vladimir Putin boasts of new ‘invincible’ missile
Vladimir Putin says Russia is not planning tit-for-tat retaliation for US Treasury list
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Vladimir Putin boasts of new ‘invincible’ missile

Russia president says supersonic nuclear weapon can breach any defence system
1 Mar 2018
China and Russia ‘preparing for war with West’
Mao Zedong looms large over a military parade in Tienanmen Square
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China and Russia ‘preparing for war with West’

Experts warn of military brinkmanship as Trump plans to increase defence spending
15 Feb 2018
Erdogan shoots from hip on historic Greek trip
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Greek PM Alexis Tsipras
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Erdogan shoots from hip on historic Greek trip

Long-held grievances surface during first visit by a Turkish president to Greece for 65 years
8 Dec 2017
Nato launches Black Sea force to counter Russia
Romania's President Klaus Iohannis delivers a speech in front of NATO's Parliamentary Assembly on Monday
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Nato launches Black Sea force to counter Russia

Aim of new Romanian-based troops is ‘peace, not war’ says President
10 Oct 2017
Should the UK and US send more troops into Afghanistan?
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Should the UK and US send more troops into Afghanistan?

A resurgent Taliban has brought a spike in civilian deaths and a rising threat to the government
24 Jul 2017
Is trouble brewing in the Balkans once more?
Balkans
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Is trouble brewing in the Balkans once more?

More than 20 years after war divided the region, fears are growing that tensions could erupt again
16 Jun 2017
Theresa May appeals to Nato for unity against terrorism
Theresa May outside No 10
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Theresa May appeals to Nato for unity against terrorism

Prime Minister travels to Brussels intent on talking tough over Islamic State and US leaks of British intelligence
25 May 2017
Russia using cyber hacks to 'disable' western democracy
Britain's Defense Secretary Michael Fallon speaks during a discussion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on March 11, 2015 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN(P
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Russia using cyber hacks to 'disable' western democracy

Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon warns Nato must defend itself in cyber space as it does on land, air and sea
3 Feb 2017
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