American Democracy Has Been Damaged: Fmr. NATO Chief

Bloomberg Politics published this video item, entitled “American Democracy Has Been Damaged: Fmr. NATO Chief” – below is their description. Jan.08 — Former NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen discusses the chaos on Capitol Hill, the damage it has done to the U.S. and the future of the Republican Party. He speaks exclusively on “Bloomberg … Read more American Democracy Has Been Damaged: Fmr. NATO Chief

NATO Chief Meets King of the Netherlands

The NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, was received by His Majesty King Willem-Alexander at the Noordeinde Palace on Thursday 30th January 2014. Mr Rasmussen will also meet with the Dutch Prime Minister, Mark Rutte, the Foreign Minister, Frans Timmermans, the Minister of Defence, Hennis-Plasschaert, and other officials, during his official visit to the Netherlands. … Read more NATO Chief Meets King of the Netherlands

Zebari to Visit NATO HQ

Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Hoshyar Zebari, will visit NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday 20th January 2014. He will be met by the NATO Secretary General Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The German Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Frank-Walter Steinmeier, will be attending NATO headquarters on the same day. On Wednesday, Mr Zebari was … Read more Zebari to Visit NATO HQ

EULEX Staff Member Killed in Northern Kosovo

A Lithuanian member of the European Union Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo was killed on the morning of Thursday 19th September 2013. EULEX released a statement giving details of the incident: At approximately 0730 this morning, two EULEX vehicles, carrying six staff members, on regular rotation from Gate 1 came under fire from unknown … Read more EULEX Staff Member Killed in Northern Kosovo

Princess to Visit NATO

Her Royal Highness Princess Marie of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat will visit the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, 20 June 2013. Her Royal Highness will travel to Belgium to meet with the NATO Secretary General, Mr Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Princess Marie is the second wife of Prince Joachim, the second son of HM Queen … Read more Princess to Visit NATO

Prime Minister of Djibouti in Brussels for Talks with NATO

The Prime Minister of Djibouti, Mr. Dileita Mohamed Dileita, is in Brussels for talks with NATO bosses. The head of the East African nation, which lies on the Horn of Africa, will meet with the NATO Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Djibouti has a strategically important coastline along the choke point between the Red Sea … Read more Prime Minister of Djibouti in Brussels for Talks with NATO

NATO Secretary General Issues Statement on Patriot Missile Deployment to Turkey

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has issued a statement on the proposal to deploy Patriot Missiles to Turkey, following violence along the country’s border with Syria. The Secretary General issued the following statement (video above, courtesy of NATO): “I have received a letter from the Turkish government requesting the deployment of Patriot missiles. Such … Read more NATO Secretary General Issues Statement on Patriot Missile Deployment to Turkey

National Forces Alliance Wins Majority in Libyan Elections

The National Forces Alliance has won 39 out of 80 seats for political parties in the Libyan elections and the Muslim Brotherhood has won 17. The result means that Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril is now leader of the largest bloc vote in the parliament with another 120 individuals unaffiliated to political parties. The NATO Secretary … Read more National Forces Alliance Wins Majority in Libyan Elections

Anders Fogh Rasmussen Visits Baltic States on Whirlwind Tour

The UN Secretary General, Anders Fogh Rasmussen is on a whirlwind tour of Baltic States with stops in Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia at the end of January 2012. On 19th January, Mr Rasmussen will meet the Lithuanian President, Dalia Grybauskaite, and Prime Minister Andrius Kubilius as well as other officials from the Seimas. In the … Read more Anders Fogh Rasmussen Visits Baltic States on Whirlwind Tour

Monti Picks NATO Chief for Italian Defence Post

The new head of the Italian government, Mario Monti, has picked the Chairman of the NATO Military Committee, Admiral Giampaolo Di Paola, to join the cabinet as Defence Minister. Di Paola has spent the last three years working on reform of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and left his post with the personal thanks of … Read more Monti Picks NATO Chief for Italian Defence Post

NATO Declares Death of Colonel Qaddafi

NATO has declared victory in Libya once more, this time on news that the former leader may have died somewhere near Sirte. The NATO Secretary General, Ander Fogh Rasmussen, said in a statement: “After 42 years, Colonel Qadhafi`s rule of fear has finally come to an end. Libya can draw a line under a long … Read more NATO Declares Death of Colonel Qaddafi

NATO Hopes to Have Operational Ballistic Missile Defence Capability by May 2012

In a statement on the organisation of the 2012 NATO summit in Chicago, Anders Fogh Rasmussen declared that he hoped to be able to announce an operational European ballistic missile defence system by the time the meeting takes place: “I hope and expect we’ll be able to declare interim operational capability. This will be a … Read more NATO Hopes to Have Operational Ballistic Missile Defence Capability by May 2012

Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani Assassinated in Kabul

The former Afghan President, Burhanuddin Rabbani has been killed in Kabul. The professor had been working as part of the Chairman of the High Peace Council in Afghanistan. Mohammad Masoom Stanekzai, the head of the joint secretariat of Afghanistan’s Peace and Reintegration Programme, was also injured. The UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon, and the NATO … Read more Former Afghan President Burhanuddin Rabbani Assassinated in Kabul

Final Suspect Arrested by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

Goran Hadžić was the final suspect to be arrested by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia. The arrest formed the final chapter in the work of the tribunal which set out to arrest 161 former leaders for war crimes and crimes against humanity. The arrests of Ratko Mladic and Goran Hadžić had been cited … Read more Final Suspect Arrested by the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia

General John Allen Assumes Command of ISAF Forces in Afghanistan

General John Allen has taken over command of the International Security Assistance Forces (ISAF) in Afghanistan. He is taking over from General Petraeus. The Secretary General of NATO, Anders Fogh Rasmussen, thanked the outgoing general for his work: “General Petraeus took command of ISAF at a key moment. He oversaw the surge in international forces … Read more General John Allen Assumes Command of ISAF Forces in Afghanistan