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Obama: Ukrainian crisis “is not another Cold War”

In a 35 minutes speech at the Palais des Beaux Arts in Brussels on Wednesday, US President Barack Obama lashed out at Russia over the Crimea invasion, calling on western powers to stand united over Russia's “brutal force” in Ukraine.
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Defence policy 03-09-2013

NATO Chief calls for ‘firm international response’ to chemical attack in Syria

As UN figures have revealed that over 2 million people have fled their homes in Syria, Nato's political chief on Monday called for a strong 'international response' to the use of chemical weapons in the Syrian conflict. Rassmussen said in Brussels that he also believes the Syrian government is behind the chemical weapons attack that took place earlier in August in the outskirts of Damascus, killing over 1000 people.
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Future EU 25-07-2013

Barroso silent on NATO top job race

European Commission President José Manuel Barroso declined to comment on if he has plans to be the next NATO Secretary General. Barroso was asked if he is interested in the top job at the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during the presentation of a Commission proposal to boost efficiency in the European defence industry.   "This communication has nothing to do with my future.
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Politics 21-05-2012

Nato launches European missile shield

NATO's new European missile defense system is ready too start operating. This is one of the messages that came out of a two-day Summit held in Chicago where the leaders of the 28-nation alliance are gathering. The mechanism will link together the missile defense systems of all the allies and it will be controlled by NATO. NATO's Secretary general said that this is the first step towards a long-term goal of providing full coverage and protection for all NATO European populations.