NATO chief: ‘We don’t want a new Cold War’ with Russia

NATO doesn’t want a “new Cold War” with Russia despite members’ concerns about the Russian military buildup close to NATO’s border, the alliance’s secretary general said Monday. Jens Stoltenberg was speaking at the end of a four-day NATO parliamentary assembly in the Romanian capital, Bucharest. “We are concerned by …. (Russia’s) lack of transparency when it comes to military exercises,” […]

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NATO Chief: Alliance Would Consider Intervention in Iraq

The statements come as NATO meets to plan its withdrawal from Afghanistan. NATO Secretary-General Andesr Fogh Rasmussen said Thursday that the alliance would consider containing Islamist militants in Iraq if the Iraqi government requested NATO’s help. “I’m sure that if the Iraqi government were to forward a request for NATO assistance, that would be considered seriously by NATO allies,” Rasmussen […]

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