nato and israel

Israel growing in strategic importance for NATO

Following the reconciliation between Turkey and Israel in June of last year, Ankara withdrew its longstanding veto against Jerusalem being accepted as a partner nation to the organization.

FORMER NATIONAL SECURITY COUNCIL chief Uzi Arad.
Former NSC chief Arad: Netanyahu should pursue defense treaty with America

Trump leak won’t stop US-Israel intelligence sharing to fight terrorism.

A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition force turns his back away
Israel participates in its first NATO field exercise in 6 years

Israel was a full participant in the wide-scale drill held in Montenegro to evaluate the readiness and capabilities of NATO to face natural disasters.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a caucus night watch party at the Treasure
Peres: Trump's suggestion not to defend allies unless they pay is 'a great mistake'

Speaking to Bloomberg, the veteran Israeli statesman expressed criticism when asked about Republican nominee's remarks that hint at departure from long-held US commitment to NATO allies.

By JPOST.COM STAFF
01/08/2016
A Canadian soldier from the NATO-led coalition force turns his back away
Israel to open permanent office at NATO HQ, five years after Turkey blocked move

NATO's treaty obligates the member states to militarily defend one another in time of attack, but that does not extend to the alliance’s some 40 partner countries.

04/05/2016
Russian servicemen, dressed in historical uniforms, take part in a military parade rehearsal
Analysis: Preventing World War Three in Syria between Turkey and Russia

There is an urgent need for de-escalation to salvage what little is left of peace and stability in the Middle East.

By JOSHUA W. WALKER , REUTERS
29/11/2015
Russia
NATO members huddle on worldwide crises

This current NATO summit is the most consequential of its kind since member states gathered to respond to the attacks of September 11, 2001.

US president Barack Obama
NATO’s challenges

But US President Barack Obama, ostensibly NATO’s most influential statesmen, has so far failed to articulate a strategy for fighting Islamic State.

Harry Truman with his wife and daughter
That one interview

Sometimes a journalist’s finest moment isn’t in what he asks, but how he answers.

By RICHARD OESTERMANN
10/04/2014
nato
NATO’s new secretary-general: Problematic not only for Israel

The Cold War is history, so why continue to maintain a transatlantic military alliance?

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