NATO Newslinks 9 May, 2010: Support for NATO drops precipitously in Georgia

Afghans wary as NATO rebrands Kandahar “process”
The operation, involving at least 23000 NATO and Afghan troops, is the
central objective of US and NATO commander General Stanley McChrystal’s …

NATO’s ISAF commander visits Pakistan
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Gen Stanley McChrystal, NATO’s International Security Assistance
Force commander, is scheduled to visit Pakistan today (Saturday) to update
on …

NATO says missile defense system priority of all allies
BUCHAREST, May 7 (Xinhua) — NATO needs a highly efficient anti-missile
defense system to protect its allies from possible attacks, the alliance’s
secretary …

NATO Observes Unmanned Aircraft
representatives from around the world visited Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver
Training Center, …

Support for NATO drops precipitously in Georgia
Why is support for NATO membership in Georgia declining? The US National
Democratic Institute has released the results of its latest poll in
Georgia, …

Bomb kills one at Afghan cockfight: police
NATO and the United States are deploying thousands of extra soldiers in a
strategy designed to bring a swift end to the conflict, with foreign troop
numbers …

Siddiqui: Afghan mission has become incoherent
Toronto Star
That’s because the NATO mission itself has become incoherent. Initially it
went awry under George W. Bush. But Barack Obama was not going to become
the …—siddiqui-afghan-mission-has-become-incoherent

Russia hopes Obama is in no hurry to quit Afghanistan
The Caledonian Mercury (blog)
Yesterday, the White House spokesman, Robert Gibbs, confirmed that the plan
was still on track, after the president was told by the US and NATO
commander in …

Afghan railway will aid economy, NATO but rile the Taliban
Calgary Herald
More than 4000 German troops are serving in the NATO-led International
Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanstan. Workers are laying track
across north …

World briefs
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Two NATO service members were killed in separate attacks in southern and
eastern Afghanistan, the alliance said Friday. One service member was
killed in an …

Biden: US Committed to European Partnership
Media Newswire (press release)
Biden is in Brussels for consultations with NATO Secretary-General Anders
Fogh Rasmussen and other NATO officials, and for meetings with EU and
Belgian …

Romanian Army to actively contribute to NATO operations: DM
Focus News
Romanian Army, even in the world economic crisis context, will honor its
status of active contributor to NATO missions in operational theaters, …

Iran belongs to world’s nuclear club: Khatami
Pakistan Daily Mail
On Thursday, one service member was killed in an insurgent attack in the
south, and another died from a mortar or rocket attack in the east, NATO
said in a …

Ukraine signs memo as part of NATO’s air situation data exchange program with …
Kyiv Post
In the margins of the Military Committee in Chiefs of Defense session,
Ukraine and Turkey (as the facilitating NATO member) signed a memorandum of

COAS calls for making exchange of intelligence info with NATO forces more …
Regional Times
RAWALPINDI: The Commander of the International Security Assistance Forces
in Afghanistan, General Stanley A. McChrystal visited the General
Headquarters and …

FCC backs studios’ VOD plan
Hollywood Reporter
Besides NATO, the FCC’s decision raised objections from some public
advocacy groups. Giving media conglomerates the ability to remotely disable
selected …

NATO expected to take on a Turkish diplomat in a top position
Hurriyet Daily News
Ambassador Hüseyin Diriöz, recently appointed to the Italian capital, has
changed his mind and is waiting for a top NATO position, as the alliance’s

BALKANS: Invitation To Heaven
Strategy Page
April 20, 2010: Bosnia joined NATO’s Membership Action Plan (MAP). This is
a pathway to NATO membership. NATO foreign ministers praised Bosnia’s
decision to …

FACTBOX-Security developments in Afghanistan, May 8
Reuters AlertNet
… troops killed two insurgents and detained several other militants
during operations in the last 24 hours in some parts of the country, NATO
said. …

US Officer: Secrecy Among Coalition Forces Hinders Use of Space Assets in …
Space News
By Peter B. de Selding PARIS — The 40-plus nations taking part in NATO’s
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan are often in
the …

Troops Kill 3 Militants, Detain 2 in S. Afghanistan
Afghan and the NATO- led forces during a joint operation against Taliban
militants in Shahjoi district of Zabul province in south Afghanistan
eliminated …

Russia proposes international tribunal, laws for dealing with pirates
The Voice of Russia
Russia urges NATO to stop dragging its feet over Russian initiatives for
international laws and courts that allow the family of nations to arraign
pirates. …

Pirates hijack Taiwanese fishing ship off Seychelles
The NATO Piracy Hijacking Centre in London confirmed the hijacking, saying
28 crew members were on board when it was hijacked northeast of the
Seychelles. …

Bomb plot will put heat on Pakistan
Times of India
But the real reason, US officials say, is they are reluctant to move
against the so-called “good Taliban” groups — those who wage war
against NATO in …

Afghan official lauds Turkey’s education drive
Today’s Zaman
It is the only Muslim country in NATO, and the Afghan people trust Turkey.
The source of this trust is the assistance provided by the Turkish
Cooperation …

Surgeon’s act of compassion
Source: AdelaideNow AN ADELAIDE surgeon has revealed he shot a woman in a
mercy killing and called in a NATO airstrike that killed up to 600 Serbs in
the …

Sarkozy cancels Russia visit due to eurozone crisis
Sarkozy had been due to join other world leaders Sunday at a parade marking
the 65th anniversary of the World War II victory, where troops from four

Armenian FM to leave for Strasbourg
Information-Analytic Agency
On May 12, accompanied by RA Minister of Defense Seyran Ohanyan, he is to
participate in the 28+1 meeting NATO Council, which is to discuss the …

White House Is Being Pressed to Reverse Course and Join Land Mine Ban
New York Times
The letter notes that 158 countries have signed the treaty, including
Britain and other NATO allies. It is signed by 68 senators, including 10
Republicans. …

The road from Karachi to Kabul…
And this is where it ends up: NATO’s cargo area in Kabul. Between these two
critical locations lies 2000 km of road across Pakistan and Afghanistan.

As NATO Rebrands Kandahar Invasion, Residents Express Concern …
By Jason Ditz
Having spent months touting its upcoming Kandahar “offensive” to the
world as the centerpiece of their 2010 plans for the ongoing Afghan War,
NATO has decided that “offensive” doesn’t sound very good, and has
reported decided to rebrand …

When did Code Pink take over NATO? – Political Wrinkles
By 762nato
This is absolutly ridiculous. Posted by Jim Hoft on Wednesday, May 5, 2010,
5:16 AM When did Code Pink take over NATO? Trained killing courageously.

NATO Chopper Crashes In Eastern Afghanistan | Lowrider Design
By wp-admin
Army chopper crashes A Sudanese army helicopter has crashed in the South
Darfur state capital of Nyala without causing any casualties. Read more on.

News Essentials: NATO commander briefs Pakistan army chief on …
By World Watch
Stanley McChrystal, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)
commander, traveled to Pakistan Friday to provide an update on ISAF’s
operations in Afghanistan and to consult with Pakistan’s army chief, the
United States …

Semper Fi – NATO Pushes ‘Courageous Restraint’ for Troops
By Yael Dragwyla
I agree with many of the commenters that while NATO’s concerns for civilian
lives is commendable, and that positive rewards for managing to avoid doing
harm to innocent bystanders could help in that regard, I am not sanguine
about how …

The Future of NATO Expansion: Four Case Studies | knowlish
Zoltan Barany, The Future of NATO Expansion: Four Case Studies Publisher:
Cambridge University Press | 2003 | ISBN 052182169X | PDF | 279 pages | 1.4
MB Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia have received only scant
attention in …

2 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan [ Citizens for Legitimate …
ShareThis2 NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan 06 May 2010 Two more NATO
soldiers have been killed in southern Afghanistan, raising to 181 the
number of foreign troops killed in the war-torn country this year. The
western all.

Romania: Iranian Officials Say Shahab-3 Missiles Could Hit Romania …
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen, said Friday that Iran is
pursuing its nuclear activities “in defiance” of UN resolutions and it
also runs an extensive missile development program, with its Shahab-3
missiles able to hit …

Russia: Other Points of View: THE REAL CHALLENGE FACING U.S. …
However, NATO expansion to Russia’s borders put the West’s growing
influence under a veil of suspicion in Moscow. NATO expansion undermined
the U.S.-Russian relationship and West-Russia relations in three ways: …

“ Fighter jets form number 65 in skies over Red Square
By admin
Regarding Georgia it is not only a small country but it was and still is
USA and NATO ally. And where was USA and its NATO allies when Russia teared
apart their ally in the Caucasus in August 2008? They were hiding! …

Fiery Spirited Zionist: This is no Way to Fight a War
NATO is considering giving out an award to soldiers who exercise restraint.
This is unprecedented in the history of warfare. This makes sense if your
objective is to lose the war and have more of our soldiers killed. …

Muslim Inmates Wakefield Jail…Attack Serb…One Attacker Guilty of …
By centurean2
NATO Renewed: The Power and Purpose of Transatlantic Cooperation by Sten
Rynning; Palgrave Macmillan (October 27, 2005). A: I have been
investigating Srebrenica and the alleged genocide Bosnian Serb Army
supposedly committed against the …

NATO – Opinion: Press conference by NATO Secretary General Anders …
Anders Fogh Rasmussen (Secretary General of NATO): First of all, it’s a
great pleasure for me to welcome the President of Lithuania to NATO
Headquarters. …

Israel warship to join NATO anti-terror force – Haaretz Daily …
Israel officials say move marks a significant upgrade in Jerusalem’s
relationship with the alliance.

When Did Code Pink Take Over NATO? | The FOX Nation
FORWARD OPERATING BASE RAMROD, Afghanistan – NATO commanders are weighing
a new way to reduce civilian casualties in Afghanistan: recognizing
soldiers for …

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