NATO Imagines Future Warfare

Innovation is a key component of readiness when it comes to future threats. NATO’s Innovation Hub recently commissioned a short story from author August Cole, asking him to draw upon his writing and imaginative abilities to create a picture of what NATO operations could be like in the year 2040. The Cipher Brief is pleased […]

NATO Conference Is Canceled After U.S. Ambassador Barred a Trump Critic

The United States ambassador to Denmark barred an American NATO expert critical of President Trump from speaking at an international conference hosted by the American embassy and a Danish think tank, prompting the event’s cancellation, organizers said. The expert, Stanley R. Sloan, was scheduled to give a keynote speech at the conference, which was celebrating […]

Facebook, Twitter And Google Failing To Tackle Manipulation On Their Platforms: NATO StratCom

A year ahead of the US presidential election, the world’s biggest social media companies are still failing to tackle manipulation on their platforms, an exercise by NATO StratCom has found. To test the ability of Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram to detect potentially malicious activity, researchers at the NATO Strategic Communication Centre of Excellence ran […]

Trump News Conference Canceled With a Tweet: NATO Update

(Bloomberg) — North Atlantic Treaty Organization leaders gathered outside London to talk about issues ranging from arms control to China, wrapping up a two-day gathering to mark the alliance’s 70th anniversary. The first day featured a tense exchange between Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron and an evening reception at Buckingham Palace — with leaders caught […]

Nato summit: Leaders meet for 70th anniversary amid rows

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe feuds behind Nato’s big birthday bash Nato leaders are meeting near London, as tensions between members threaten to overshadow a summit marking the military alliance’s 70th birthday. The three-hour talks are expected to cover issues such as cyber-attacks and the strategic challenge posed by China. In […]

‘What are you at?’ Donald Trump presses Trudeau over Canada’s NATO defence spending

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump put Justin Trudeau on the spot Tuesday over Canada’s NATO defence spending. “What are you at? What is your number?” Trump pointedly asked, referring to how much Canada spends on NATO defence as a percentage of its GDP. The two men met on the sidelines of a major NATO […]

Donald Trump arrives at Downing Street with other world leaders for Nato reception

Donald Trump joined Boris Johnson at a Downing Street reception for Nato leaders tonight to cap off the first full day of the military alliance’s 70th anniversary summit in London. The Prime Minister, who has been cautious to downplay his friendship with the President over fears his divisiveness could damage Conservative electoral prospects, did not […]

Trump blasts Macron over ‘very nasty’ NATO comments ahead of London summit

President Trump took aim at fellow NATO leader President Emmanuel Macron of France ahead of a summit here on Tuesday, branding the French president’s comments that the alliance was experiencing “brain death,” a “very, very nasty” and “insulting statement.” Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on […]

Trump heads to NATO summit and Britain braces for impact

But when the two-day confab of NATO leaders kicks off Tuesday, Trump won’t be the only polarizing figure in attendance. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an illiberal demagogue reviled by many in the European establishment, may furrow the most brows after his government acquired and then tested an advanced Russian antiaircraft missile system, a move […]