We must accept that the threat of another war in Europe is not just conceivable but real.
Any solution short of changing the European security system means Russia’s loss of great power status.
Moscow has issued reminders of the 2008 conflict in response to the new facility.
Russian exercises simulating an invasion of the Baltics included a blockade to forestall a NATO response.
Several nations urged Ankara not to undermine the Kurdish peace process by using excessive military force.
"Turkey requested the meeting in view of the seriousness of the situation after the heinous terrorist attacks."
The West should make it clear that Putin will not be allowed to veto Georgia’s membership of the alliance.
The troopers performed jumps in the Pskov region bordering Latvia and Estonia.
Chancellor George Osborne committed to the target of 2% of GDP set by NATO.
The figures showed defense spending is set to fall by 1.5 percent in real terms this year after a 3.9 percent fall in 2014.
Polling shows that no European nation is prepared to defend its NATO allies.
More than 50% of Europeans would reject protection of Nato ally under Russian attack.
Russia's repeated transgressions underscore the folly of engaging Moscow on arms-control issues.
The new government's thinking underscores the serious threat they face from an aggressive Russia.
Moscow is not expecting NATO forces to intervene if it grabs Mariupol.
The exercise was planned prior to Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen, former Nato secretary general, says Russia's passive aggression is worse than during Soviet rule.
NATO's rapid reaction force is now expected to respond in just 48 hours.