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#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

#USEuropeanCommand hosts #SHAPE staff talks

| February 8, 2019

Senior leaders from US European Command (EUCOM) and Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) met this week at EUCOM Headquarters to discuss a variety of key issues of mutual interest as part of the ongoing commitment between the two staffs to enhance understanding and transparency.  Hosted by General Curtis Scaparrotti, commander, U.S. European Command and […]

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#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

#JuniperFalcon2019 Begins

| February 8, 2019

US European Command (USEUCOM) and the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) are conducting the bilateral exercise Juniper Falcon 2019 from 7-14 February. The exercise is designed to enhance our interoperability between both nations’ militaries and ensure our men and women are ready and prepared for any contingency, particularly those of ballistic missile defense and crisis response. […]

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#EuropeanArmy – An apple of discord

#EuropeanArmy – An apple of discord

| December 12, 2018

The initiative of creating a European Army is actually in the air of the European Union, writes Viktors Domburs. Both French president Emmanuel Macron and German chancellor Angela Merkel declared this month that they support the need to create a joint European army. By the way these two countries are the strongest EU member states from […]

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#USEUCOM readies to participate with IDF in Exercise Juniper Cobra 2018

#USEUCOM readies to participate with IDF in Exercise Juniper Cobra 2018

| February 23, 2018

In accordance with long-standing bilateral agreements, US European Command (USEUCOM) will participate with the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) in a combined missile defence exercise known as Juniper Cobra 18 (JC18), 4-15 March. Activities and preparations associated with the exercise began in late January and will continue through late March. JC18 is the ninth in a […]

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#NATO chief backs bigger alliance training mission in #Iraq

#NATO chief backs bigger alliance training mission in #Iraq

| February 14, 2018

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg (pictured) said on Tuesday 913 February) the alliance was ready to answer a US call for NATO to expand its small training mission in Iraq to support reconstruction of the country after three years of war with Islamic militants, writes Robin Emmott. US Secretary of Defence Jim Mattis sent a letter […]

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Long way to common European #security and #defence

Long way to common European #security and #defence

| February 13, 2018

On 14-15 February, 2018 NATO Defence Ministers will meet in Brussels again to discuss the main threats the world faces nowadays. NATO consists of 29 member states but 22 of them are simultaneously the EU’s member states, writes Adomas Abromaitis. Speaking in general, the decisions taken by NATO are binding on the EU. On the […]

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#NATO-#Russia relations: Messages from Zapad 2017

#NATO-#Russia relations: Messages from Zapad 2017

| October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

National strategy requires us to analyze across all dimensions relations of power and observe the ways implemented to realize it. When we think about military strategy, we examine operational and tactical doctrine and its application during military exercises  writes Dr. Vira Ratsiborynska, research analyst, NATO Defence College. We further analyze the adversary’s behavior for a […]

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