NATO http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19560/all en Libyan attack: Who's in charge? http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato <p> France wants the EU in control, while Britain prefers NATO.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110323/libya-attack-coalition-nato" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Angela Merkel European Union Libya NATO Nicolas Sarkozy Obama Diplomacy France Military War Europe Germany Politics United Kingdom Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:40:02 +0000 Paul Ames 5632709 at http://www.globalpost.com NATO's complicated mission in Libya http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110329/nato-libya <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; The stated NATO mission in Libya is emphatic: &quot;Protect civilians and civilian-populated areas under threat of attack ... . Nothing more, nothing less.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/110329/nato-libya" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Libya NATO Diplomacy Europe Tue, 29 Mar 2011 22:04:00 +0000 Teri Schultz 5634094 at http://www.globalpost.com France shows its hawkish side in Libya, Ivory Coast http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110413/france-defense-military-nicolas-sarkozy-libya-ivory-coast <p> PARIS &mdash; When Sarkozy saw the chance to exercise French leadership, especially after U.S. President Barack Obama&rsquo;s initial reluctance to intervene in Libya, he took it.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/france/110413/france-defense-military-nicolas-sarkozy-libya-ivory-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Ivory Coast Libya NATO Nicolas Sarkozy World Leaders Conflict Zones Diplomacy France Military War Europe Wed, 13 Apr 2011 19:27:00 +0000 Mildrade Cherfils 5637481 at http://www.globalpost.com In Afghanistan, NATO forces grapple with risk of infiltrators http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/afghanistan-war/110430/nato-afghanistan-infiltrators <p> LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan &mdash; With the Taliban warning it has placed infiltrators throughout security regiments, how can alliance soldiers be sure who&rsquo;s standing next to them?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/afghanistan-war/110430/nato-afghanistan-infiltrators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War NATO Europe Sun, 01 May 2011 11:52:15 +0000 Teri Schultz 5641366 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaddafi's son and grandchildren killed in NATO airstrike, Libya claims (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110501/gaddafi-son-grandchildren-killed-nato-airstrike-libya-video <p> NATO said it cannot confirm deaths but insisted all Libyan targets were military.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110501/gaddafi-son-grandchildren-killed-nato-airstrike-libya-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Libya NATO Conflict Zones Middle East Sun, 01 May 2011 08:48:00 +0000 News Desk 5641458 at http://www.globalpost.com NATO quickly returns to business after Osama bin Laden's death http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110502/osama-bin-laden-nato-isaf-reaction <p> BRUSSELS &mdash; The events of Sept 11, 2001, masterminded by bin Laden, precipitated the first time NATO invoked its &ldquo;Article Five,&rdquo; which stipulates that an attack against one member state is an attack against all.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/benelux/110502/osama-bin-laden-nato-isaf-reaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> BeNeLux NATO Osama bin Laden War Europe Mon, 02 May 2011 23:56:30 +0000 Teri Schultz 5641850 at http://www.globalpost.com NATO air strikes hit eight Gaddafi warships (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110520/libya-nato-gaddafi-warships-air-strikes-video <p> &quot;We have significantly degraded Gaddafi&#39;s war machine, and now we see the results &mdash; the opposition has gained ground,&quot; NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110520/libya-nato-gaddafi-warships-air-strikes-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Libya NATO Conflict Zones Military Middle East Fri, 20 May 2011 09:47:32 +0000 News Desk 5646137 at http://www.globalpost.com Taliban suicide bomber kills high-ranking officials in Afghanistan (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110528/taliban-suicide-bomber-takhar-video <p> Targeting high-profile figures has long been an aim of the insurgents.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/afghanistan/110528/taliban-suicide-bomber-takhar-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Afghanistan Afghanistan War NATO Asia-Pacific War Sun, 29 May 2011 01:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5648013 at http://www.globalpost.com Libyans caught out lying about "victim" of NATO bombing (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110606/libya-news-children-nato-air-strike-propaganda-media-video <p> NATO has begun using attack helicopters in strikes against forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi. The alliance claims the helicopters &mdash; British Apaches and French Gazelle and Tiger helicpoters &mdash; give greater precision in hitting military targets.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110606/libya-news-children-nato-air-strike-propaganda-media-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Muammar Gaddafi NATO Conflict Zones Middle East Mon, 06 Jun 2011 13:09:00 +0000 News Desk 5649486 at http://www.globalpost.com Libya: Gaddafi vows to fight to the death (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110607/libya-gaddafi-dead-tripoli-nato-tv-networks <p> Gaddafi said he was ready to unleash between 250,000 to 500,00 armed Libyans to cleanse the country to cleanse of &quot;armed gangs,&quot; a reference to the rebels controlling the east of the North African oil producer.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110607/libya-gaddafi-dead-tripoli-nato-tv-networks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Muammar Gaddafi NATO Conflict Zones Europe Middle East Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:23:05 +0000 News Desk 5649756 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaddafi's daughter files "war crimes" lawsuit related to NATO air strike that killed relatives http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110607/muammar-gaddafi-daughter-lawsuit-war-crimes-assassination-n <p> Aisha Gaddafi argues that the coalition forces that carried out the attack are guilty of &quot;war crimes&quot; because the air strike was aimed at a civilian target.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110607/muammar-gaddafi-daughter-lawsuit-war-crimes-assassination-n" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring BeNeLux Libya Muammar Gaddafi NATO Conflict Zones France War Europe Middle East Wed, 08 Jun 2011 05:07:00 +0000 News Desk 5649838 at http://www.globalpost.com Gaddafi a legitimate target, says NATO official (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110610/gaddafi-legitimate-target-nato-official <p> Claiming that Gaddafi&#39;s collapse could be imminent, allied countries pledged as much as $1 billion Thursday to support the rebels when they have the chance to take over the country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110610/gaddafi-legitimate-target-nato-official" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Libya Muammar Gaddafi NATO World Leaders Conflict Zones Military Middle East Fri, 10 Jun 2011 04:47:00 +0000 News Desk 5650315 at http://www.globalpost.com Gates blasts European allies over NATO inaction (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110610/gates-nato-europe-allies-shots-fired-video <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/diplomacy/110610/gates-nato-europe-allies-shots-fired-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Muammar Gaddafi NATO Diplomacy War Fri, 10 Jun 2011 14:53:00 +0000 News Desk 5650426 at http://www.globalpost.com Libya officials say toddlers among dead from NATO raid http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110619/libya-tripoli-nato-bombing-raid-civilians-killed-children <p> The incident early Sunday occurred just over 24 hours after the Libyan government accused NATO of specifically targeting civilians in its bombing campaign.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/110619/libya-tripoli-nato-bombing-raid-civilians-killed-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Arab Spring Libya Muammar Gaddafi NATO World Leaders Conflict Zones Military War Middle East Sun, 19 Jun 2011 11:40:00 +0000 News Desk 5652114 at http://www.globalpost.com Italy calls for halt to NATO military action in Libya to allow for humanitarian aid (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110622/italy-calls-ceasefire-libya-video <p> Amid growing concerns about civilian deaths resulting from NATO raids in Libya, Italy&#39;s foreign minister calls for a halt to military action to allow humanitarian aid to the country.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/110622/italy-calls-ceasefire-libya-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Italy Libya Muammar Gaddafi NATO World Leaders Conflict Zones France War Europe Politics Middle East Italy United Kingdom Thu, 23 Jun 2011 02:21:00 +0000 News Desk 5653095 at http://www.globalpost.com