NATO’s complex history of eastward expansion

Conflict & Justice

The World’s host Carolyn Beeler speaks with NATO historian Mary Sarotte about the timing of the Putin-Modi meeting and other key details surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

A man in a crowd wearing a white T-shirt holds up a sign saying 'Russia get out of Georgia."

NATO agreed Georgia would join. Why hasn’t it happened?

NATO eFP battle group soldiers wait for NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg visit the Tapa military base in Estonia.

Russian hackers may have a new target — NATO soldiers’ smartphones

A Polish Air Force MIG-29 fighter and Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon fighters participate during a NATO air policing mission patrol over the Baltics on February 10, 2015.

The West was stunned by Putin’s military moves. Here’s why NATO says it won’t happen again

Crew members onboard a Swedish Navy fast-attack craft stand guard at the Stockholm archipelago during a hunt for a suspected Russian submarines on October 18, 2014.

The current situation in Europe is looking more like the Cold War

Global Politics
NATO leaders meeting at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales, on Friday.

NATO sets up a ‘rapid reaction force’ to counter Russian aggression

Global Politics

With a tentative ceasefire in effect in Ukraine, NATO leaders are taking action to deter further Russian aggression. Their steps includes setting up a multinational, rapid reaction force that could be sent to places like Ukraine within hours — though some wonder if it will be strong enough to hold back Russia.

Cyberwarfare is increasingly prevalent in modern conflicts, and is getting "more complex and more dangerous," says NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen.

NATO takes aim at Russia’s attacks — online


With Russia’s military intervening in Ukraine, NATO has plenty to discuss at this week’s summit. But one aspect of the conflict with Russia goes beyond Ukraine. It lies in cyberspace. And NATO is set to ratify a measure that would directly confront Russian and others on the virtual battlefield.