NATO's biggest military manoeuvrs since the Cold War kicked off Thursday in Norway in a hypothetical scenario that involves restoring the Scandinavian country's sovereignty after an attack by a "fictitious aggressor."
An attempt by NATO to incorporate the former Soviet republic of Georgia could trigger a new, "horrible" conflict, Russia's prime minister said Tuesday in a stern warning to the West marking 10 years since the Russia-Georgia war.
Hundreds of people gathered on a jetty at Halifax's naval base today to bid farewell to 240 military members aboard HMCS Ville de Quebec, which is departing for the Mediterranean Sea as part of Canada's ongoing contribution to a NATO mission in central and eastern Europe.
Donald Trump boasted Thursday of singlehandedly winning commitments from his fellow NATO leaders to meet and exceed a defence spending target of two per cent of GDP -- even though Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke only of continuing with Canada's existing military plan.
The Trudeau government and the Trump administration have found a rare patch of common ground at the NATO summit in Brussels -- shared concern about a proposed Russian pipeline that would cross through the Baltic Sea into Germany.