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Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume E-15, Part 2: Documents on Western Europe, 1973-1976

Categories: Communism,European Union,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,NATO

Part of a subseries that documents foreign policy issues with Western European countries in the Nixon/Ford period.  From the State Department


NATO: Response to the Crisis in Ukraine and Security Concerns in Central and Eastern Europe

Categories: East Europe,NATO,Russia,Ukraine


Discusses actions taken by NATO members in response to Russia’s annexation of Crimea and threats to the territory of eastern Ukraine and U.S. military moves in the region.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Vol. XXI, Cyprus; Turkey; Greece

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Greece,History,NATO,Turkey

Provides documents on U.S. foreign policy toward the eastern Mediterranean region during the Carter Administration.  Focuses on trying to reunify Cyprus, restore Greece to the NATO military alliance, and to end the arms embargo directed against Turkey.  From the State Department


Prospects for Afghanistan as ISAF Withdrawal Approaches

Categories: Afghanistan,Asia,Civil/Human Rights,Defense/Military,Elections/Campaigns,Great Britain,NATO,Terrorism,Women

Takes a pessimistic view of prospects for Afghanistan as western military forces prepare to withdraw due to weaknesses of Afghan government and national security forces.  House of Commons Library Research Paper 14/18.


Moldova: Background and U.S. Policy

Categories: Crime/Justice,East Europe,European Union,NATO,Russia,Ukraine


Describes the current situation of Moldova, Europe’s poorest country, but one that is strategically located between NATO and EU member Romania and the Ukraine.  The U.S. has welcomed free elections but expressed concern about the level of crime and human trafficking.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


The 1983 War Scare: “The Last Paroxysm” of the Cold War

Categories: Communism,Defense/Military,History,NATO,Russia

A collection of 17 documents on NATO exercises in 1983 from U.S. and Russian sources.   From the National Security Archive


Foreign Relations of the United States, 1969-1976, Volume XLI, Western Europe; NATO, 1969-1972

Categories: European Union,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,NATO

This volume documents U.S. relations with Western Europe from January 1969 to January 1973 with the focus on European political and economic integration and U.S. participation in NATO.  From the State Department


Against All Odds: Relations Between NATO and the MENA Region

Categories: Africa,Defense/Military,Libya,Middle East Conflict,NATO

Discusses how the focus of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization has shifted from east to south and now recognizes the importance of the Middle East and North Africa to allied security.  From the Strategic Studies Institute of the U.S. Army War College


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