Military personnel rushing out of the back of a helicopter (Captain Evert-Jan Daniels/Allied Joint Force Command Naples)

31 countries come together for NATO’s Trident Juncture

Thirty-one countries work seamlessly together in the NATO exercise Trident Juncture, which simulates the invasion of a European ally.
Political leaders staring up into sky (© Markus Schreiber/AP Images)

NATO allies boost defense spending, emerge united from summit

President Trump called NATO "very powerful" and "very strong" after a summit where allies agreed to shoulder more of the collective defense burden.
Jens Stoltenberg and President Trump seated and shaking hands (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Trump and NATO head welcome increased defense spending

President Trump, in a meeting with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, applauded allies' increased spending on defense and praised the U.S.-NATO relationship.
Angela Merkel and Donald Trump, seated and shaking hands (© Evan Vucci/AP Images)

Trump and Merkel affirm strong ties

President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed trade differences but agreed on the need for the U.S. and European allies to face global challenges together.
Patriot missile aimed toward the sky (© Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S., Poland sign missile system deal

The Patriot missile-defense system has always proved effective. Poland just purchased the system from the U.S. as part of a package worth $4.6 billion.
Rex Tillerson at lectern in front of large, black, granite statue (State Dept.)

Tillerson bolsters trans-Atlantic alliances in Europe

Rex Tillerson highlighted U.S. alliances in a weeklong trip to Europe. Here are the highlights from London, Paris, Davos and Warsaw.
Rex Tillerson and Federica Mogherini shaking hands in front of flags (© Dursun Aydemir/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

Tillerson says Europe, U.S. united on threats to freedom

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in Brussels, says the U.S. and its NATO allies stand united on stopping terrorism and confronting other global problems.
Large group of soldiers in formation (© Reuters/Kacper Pempel)

Across Europe, spending on defense grows

Defense spending by NATO members to protect freedom is growing in response to Russian aggression, cyber attacks and terrorism.
Rex Tillerson at a lectern (© AP Images)

Tillerson says U.S.-European ties vital to countering threats

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson highlights the importance of a strong trans-Atlantic partnership in the face of new and renewed threats.