Tagarchief: NATO

The state of Dutch defence: NATO view

NATO DEFENCE PLANNING CAPABILITY REVIEW 2015/16 THE NETHERLANDS DRAFT OVERVIEW 1. There have been no changes to the core tasks of the Netherlands Armed Forces since the last Capability Review. The 2013 White Paper identified the need for high-quality armed … Lees verder

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NATO strengthens its Response Force

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg, press briefing after day 1 of the meeting of deference ministers, 24 June 2015. Verbatim text: – “First, we decided to increase further  the strength and capability of the NATO Response Force, including its Air, Maritime … Lees verder

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Russia Targets NATO With Military Exercises

Source: Stratfor Summary Russian military exercises, the latest in a series across the country, have taken on a threatening posture. While the most recent installment is not the largest exercise Russia has conducted, the areas involved and the forces included … Lees verder

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A NATO for a Dangerous World

By ANDERS FOGH RASMUSSEN And PHILIP M. BREEDLOVE We both grew up in the shadow of the Cold War, on opposite sides of the Atlantic, and we both remember the extraordinary day when the Berlin Wall came down. Until that day, … Lees verder

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Letter on nuclear disarmament of 5 Nato member states

His Excellency Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen Secretary General to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation NATO Headquarters Brussels 26 February 2010 Excellency, In the Strasbourg Declaration on Alliance Security, Heads of State and Government have stated that while deterrence remains a … Lees verder

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Afghanistan: NATO again urges the Netherlands to stay

NATO has again called on the Netherlands to stay on in Afghanistan in a military capacity, arguing that a complete pull-out would have “major political consequences”. NATO’s spokesman James Appathurai told Radio Netherlands on Friday that the impact could “not … Lees verder

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Text of the NATO request to The Netherlands

(The full text of a letter of NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen to Dutch Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, regarding a new Dutch mission in Uruzgan province, Afghanistan) SG(2010)0069            04 February 2010 Prime Minister, dear Jan Peter I am … Lees verder

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