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Recommendations of The Participants of The Expert Dialogue on NATO-RUSSIA Military Risk Reduction in Europe

Once Russia and NATO member states reach a formal or informal under- standing or agreement, they could take initial steps in the form of parallel unilat- eral measures that do not necessarily require conclusion of a formal agreement between NATO, or NATO member states, and Russia, which could prove politically difficult to achieve in the present environment. Continue reading

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“Sergey Alexandrovich”:” We Are Smarter, Stronger and More Determined’-Der Spiegel Online

Relations between Russia and NATO are deteriorating. Kremlin foreign policy advisor Sergey Karaganov speaks with SPIEGEL about the risk of war, NATO’s aggressive posturing and the West’s inability to understand Russian values. Continue reading

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Does Europe “Owe” the U.S. Billions in NATO Funding?

The budgeted amount from the Department of Defense for direct NATO funding is $416.6 million. (About 25 percent of the total NATO budget.)

Aren’t member nations required to spend 2 percent of their budgets on NATO?
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