NATO

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Secretary Pompeo marks NATO’s historic role as force for peace [video]

Since NATO's founding, its role has been to serve as a force for peace, Secretary Pompeo says at an observance of the alliance's 70th anniversary.
Two rows of seated foreign ministers at NATO meeting (© Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Images)

70 years of security through NATO

European and North American NATO leaders gather in Washington to celebrate the world's strongest alliance, one bound by shared history, values and goals.
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NATO celebrates 70th anniversary [video]

Learn how NATO members have prospered through their commitment to keep each other safe and the ability to adapt to new security challenges.
Children on parade float in front of Eiffel Tower replica (State Dept./D.A. Peterson

A Virginia city parades its support for NATO

The NATO Parade of Nations moves each spring through the streets not of Brussels — NATO’s headquarters — but of Norfolk, Virginia, a historic naval town.
Pages from the North Atlantic Treaty (National Archives)

A rare glimpse of the document that started NATO

Visitors to the National Archives Museum can now see the North Atlantic Treaty, the document that marked the start of the NATO partnership in 1949.
Vice President Pence speaking at lectern (© Kerstin Joensson/AP Images)

America and NATO allies standing strong, Pence says

Vice President Pence says NATO allies are standing strong against attempts to divide them. He urged European partners to exit the Iran nuclear deal.
Mike Pompeo and Donald Trump responding to questions (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

Busting myths about the INF Treaty

Russia is spreading myths about who's violating the INF Treaty. It's Russia's intermediate-range, ground-launched cruise missile that breaches the pact.
Mike Pompeo speaking at lectern (© Andrew Harnik/AP Images)

‘Brazen’ Russian violation prompts U.S. pullout from nuclear forces treaty

The U.S. is suspending its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty and will withdraw in six months because of Russia's violation.
Two men demonstrating where Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan should sign a treaty (© Bettmann/Getty Images)

What’s the INF Treaty? How is Russia breaching it?

The U.S. and NATO say Russia is violating the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with its development of the 9M729 cruise missile.