Russia Threatening Nuclear Standoff In Europe? Moscow Vows Countermeasures Over Pentagon’s Plan To Increase Atomic Stockpiles

International Business Times

Russia has vowed to take countermeasures against the Pentagon’s decision to station new nuclear weapons inside Germany’s territory, Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov told reporters in Moscow Wednesday. The U.S. move, which Peskov claims will build tensions and create imbalance inside Europe, […]

US Nuclear Weapons In Germany: Russia Concerned By American Plans To Add To Stockpile

International Business Times

Russia is concerned about U.S. plans to modernize and station additional nuclear weapons in Germany, according to Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova, who spoke with a German TV channel Tuesday. The channel had reported previously in the day that the U.S. planned […]

U.S. Nuclear Missile Submarine Surfaces in Scotland

The Washington Free Beacon

A nuclear-armed U.S. ballistic missile submarine arrived in Scotland this week amid growing tensions with Moscow over Ukraine and Russia’s strategic arms buildup. The submarine, the USS Wyoming, arrived at the British naval base at Faslane, Scotland, Wednesday morning for […]

Turkey unready to cope with missile threat in post-Patriot era

Today's Zaman

Officials in Ankara have been jolted by the idea of a possible missile threat from Syria once Germany and the US pull their Patriot missile defense systems from Turkey early next year, depriving the NATO ally of formidable systems and […]


USS Carney Final Ship to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

The guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departs Mayport for their new homeport of Rota, Spain. Carney is the fourth Arleigh Burke-class destroyer to be forward deployed to Rota. (U.S. Navy/MC1 John S. Smolinski/) MAYPORT, Fla. — USS Carney (DDG […]

NATO Funding Shortfalls Likely to Continue

National Defense Magazine

The latest Russian military intervention in Ukraine is forcing NATO to refocus its attention on its eastern flank. But concerns about a resurgent Russia will not prompt a large boost in alliance procurement, according to analysts. Last year, Russia annexed […]

Spain: Patriots to remain in Turkey until NATO decides otherwise

Today's Zaman

Spain‘s defense minister has said Patriot missile systems operated by Spanish soldiers in southern Turkey will remain there until NATO decides to remove them, a statement that seeks to eliminate confusion over the future of Spanish Patriots in Turkish territory. […]