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What you need to know about NATO after VP's visit to headquarters
In his first overseas trip as vice president, Mike Pence is re-assuring European allies that America will honor its security commitments and has "strong support" for NATO. As recently as January, in an interview with The Times of London, then-President-elect Donald Trump repeated his view that NATO
ANALYSIS: What we learned from Defense Secretary James Mattis's second trip overseas
Secretary of Defense James Mattis spent his second overseas trip to Europe and the Middle East doing much of what he did on his first trip: reassuring U.S. allies. Mattis attended the NATO Defense Ministerial in Brussels and the Munich Security Conference, telling European officials again and again
Pence tries to reassure European leaders shaken by Trump
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday vowed to stand with the European Union and the NATO military alliance, but was met with some skepticism from leaders shaken by President Donald Trump's more critical comments
Pence offers 'unwavering' NATO pledge, leaves open questions
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says that America's commitment to NATO is "unwavering," reassuring allies about the direction the Trump administration might take
NATO: Debunking of rape claim shows need for critical press
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says the rapid debunking of a claim a German soldier serving as part of an alliance mission to Lithuania raped a teenage girl "underlines the importance of a free and independent media."
Russia seeks pragmatic US ties and "post-West" world order
Russia's foreign minister says that Moscow wants "pragmatic relations" with the United States but also is voicing its desire for a "post-West world order."
Pence arrives in Germany for meetings with world leaders
Making his debut on the world stage, Vice President Mike Pence looks to reassure skeptical allies in Europe about U.S. foreign policy under President Donald Trump, who has made his "America First" mantra a centerpiece of his new administration
Ukraine leader warns West not to "appease" Russia
Ukraine's president has warned against any "appeasement" of Russia, arguing that cutting a bilateral deal with Moscow on his country would only make the fighting in eastern Ukraine worse
Germany: US benefits from stable EU, united NATO
Germany's defense minister told the U.S. on Friday that Washington has an interest in both a stable European Union and a united NATO, and cautioned against turning the fight against terrorism into a "front against Islam and Muslims."