1. Is peace at hand in Afghanistan?  Washington Examiner
  2. NATO edges toward Trump's spending demands, Germany lags  Reuters
  3. NATO members increase defense spending for fourth year in row following Trump pressure  The Washington Post
  4. NATO mulls action on Huawei security concerns | TheHill  The Hill
  5. NATO Allies Like Germany Risk Another Spending Fight With Trump  Bloomberg
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More European allies in NATO increased defense spending in 2018, with sharp rises in the Baltics, Poland and the Netherlands, but only six governments met a target sought by the United States - while Germany lagged and Canadian outlays fell.More European allies in NATO increased defense spending in 2018, with sharp rise...

NATO edges toward Trump's spending demands, Germany lags | Reuters

New figures reveal just how far off Trump's bravado wasNew figures reveal just how far off Trump's bravado was

Trump boasted that NATO allies would increase spending because he said so, but Canada’s share keeps dropping | National Post

US-led alliance taking fears over Chinese firm's possible role in 5G networks 'very seriously', secretary-general says.US-led alliance taking fears over Chinese firm's possible role in 5G networks 'very seriously', secretary-general says.

NATO weighing whether Huawei poses security threat | News | Al Jazeera

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the future of the military alliance's 15-year presence in Afghanistan will depend on the outcome of peace talks involving Taliban insurgents.NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg says the future of the military alliance's 15-year presence in Afghanistan will depend on the outcome of peace talks involving Taliban insurgents.

While seven NATO countries hit spending targets in 2018, German outlay lagged. NATO head Jens Stoltenberg was satisfied spending was moving in "the right direction," but will it be enough for US President Donald Trump? While seven NATO countries hit spending targets in 2018, German outlay lagged. NATO head Jens Stoltenberg was satisfied spending was moving in "the right direction," but will it be enough for US President Donald Trump?

NATO edges towards Trump′s spending demands, Germany lags | News | DW | 14.03.2019

Earlier this month, a high-powered American delegation led by Special US Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad held marathon meetings in Doha, Qatar with a high-level Taliban team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.Earlier this month, a high-powered American delegation led by Special US Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Mamozy Khalilzad held marathon meetings in Doha, Qatar with a high-level Taliban team led by Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar.

Pakistan terrorism: 'Taliban, Pakistan govt must come clean on scope, scale of their destructive relationship' - The Economic Times

Mullah Baradar says he hopes that more developments are made in the talks in the future.

Mullah Baradar Optimistic On Progress In US-Taliban Talks | TOLOnews

Accord­ing to the Taliba­n, Omar never visite­d Pakist­an or any other countr­y for a single dayAccord­ing to the Taliba­n, Omar never visite­d Pakist­an or any other countr­y for a single day

Mullah Omar’s hideout | The Express Tribune

Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, the head of NATO said Thursday, as ...Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, the head of NATO said Thursday, as ...

NATO takes Huawei security concerns seriously: Stoltenberg - Channel NewsAsia

The home for the best of American conservative opinion. Curated commentary and analysis on news, politics, public policy, and culture.On April 4, NATO foreign ministers will gather in Washington to mark the 70th anniversary of the most successful military alliance in history. Instead of being a happy occasion celebrating the treaty, it will be a ceremony fraught with anxiety and foreboding about the future. The world is witnessing the return of great power competition […]

The Cost of Killing NATO - The Bulwark

NATO secretary-general says he expects Germany to further increase its defense spending. NATO secretary-general says he expects Germany to further increase its defense spending.

Germany under fire over NATO defense spending – POLITICO

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On Oct. 19, 1972, a subdued Henry Kissinger walked up to the White House podium to announce history. After fits and starts, more than three grueling years of diplomatic haggling, and a whole lot of violence on the ground, an accord between the United States and the Vietcong was within reach. "We believe peace is at hand,” Kissinger told the assembled reporters in the White House briefing room. "It is inevitable that in a war of such complexity that there should be occasional difficulties in reaching a final solution. But we believe that by far the longest part of the road has been traversed and what stands in the way of an agreement now are issues that are relatively less important than those that have already been settled.”On Oct. 19, 1972, a subdued Henry Kissinger walked up to the White House podium to announce history. After fits and starts, more than three grueling years of diplomatic haggling, and a whole lot of violence on the ground, an accord between the United States and the Vietcong was within reach. "We believe peace is at hand,” Kissinger told the assembled reporters in the White House briefing room. "It is inevitable that in a war of such complexity that there should be occasional difficulties in reaching a final solution. But we believe that by far the longest part of the road has been traversed and what stands in the way of an agreement now are issues that are relatively less important than those that have already been settled.”

Is peace at hand in Afghanistan?

Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, the head of NATO said Thursday, as Washington steps up pressure on Europe not to use the Chinese firm. Security concerns about the role of Huawei in Western 5G telecom infrastructure are to be taken seriously, the head of NATO said Thursday, as Washington steps up pressure on Europe not to use the Chinese firm.

Huawei 5G security a serious concern says NATO | ABS-CBN News

The meetings that concluded on Tuesday were important because the Taliban delegation was chaired by Mullah Baradar, a co-founder of the Islamist movement and one of its most senior leaders, who was released by Pakistan in October last year after almost a decade of incarceration.The meetings that concluded on Tuesday were important because the Taliban delegation was chaired by Mullah Baradar, a co-founder of the Islamist movement and one of its most senior leaders, who was released by Pakistan in October last year after almost a decade of incarceration.

Explained: Why US is talking to Taliban, where the talks are headed | Explained News, The Indian Express

NATO is considering whether to take action on security concerns about Chinese technology giant Huawei, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, according to The AssocNATO is considering whether to take action on security concerns about Chinese technology giant Huawei, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, according to The Assoc

NATO mulls action on Huawei security concerns | TheHill