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Fresh update on "nato" discussed on All Things Considered
"Virginia or North Carolina 62° in Atlanta at four O 6 It's all things considered from NPR news I'm Audi Cornish And I'm Ari Shapiro President Biden is going to have a very important meeting tomorrow It's a video call with Russian president Vladimir Putin about the buildup of military troops on the border with Ukraine Biden plans to lay out what he'll do if Russia invades It's a critical moment that calls to mind 2014 when Russia annexed part of its neighbor Here with more is NPR White House correspondent Franco ordonez hi Franco Hey all right What does Biden plan to tell Putin Well President Biden is planning to explain in detail what the U.S. and its allies will do if Russia invades There are three main things that a senior administration official told us today Top of that list is coordinated economic sanctions with allies That's basically economic punishment for any action The U.S. is also looking at security assistance for Ukraine And Biden is ready to support NATO allies who are in the alliance's eastern Flank That actually could be extra deployment of U.S. troops in those countries You know he's talking to key European allies today in advance of the call to go over some of these specifics and they're all making it clear that this is all going to be done in unison You say he could send U.S. troops to NATO allied countries Ukraine is not a NATO member would he send American troops there You know that seems unlikely The official who talked to us made it clear that that was not near the top of the list of options You know they're really trying to ward off escalations of tensions And back in 2014 Russia annexed Crimea a Ukrainian territory and they were also encouraging into the eastern Don bus region Here's actually White House press secretary Jen Psaki talking about that Many of us lived through a similar playbook back in 2014 and the president is not going to hold back and convey his concern and also conveying our conversations and our preparations should they be warranted We don't know that president Putin has made a decision We don't know that yet But that's why this is an opportunity to have a conversation You know The White House favors economic measures to try to prevent this from happening again but it challenges to design sanctions so that they don't also hurt allies or the U.S. by affecting prices or supplies of energy Biden will try to convince Putin to talk through some of these issues he has with Ukraine with other European countries And he's going to push for a diplomatic resolution There was a U.S. intelligence document that came out on Friday that raised a lot of alarms about potential war does The White House actually believe that Russia is likely to invade Ukraine here You know The White House says they don't know whether Putin has made a final decision about this but Moscow has taken a bunch of actions that lead the U.S. to believe it's ready to go if a decision has made You know you have the troops all around the border and there's also the same kind of anti Ukraine propaganda campaign that was used in 2014 I spoke about some of the stakes of the call with Samuel cherub He was an adviser on Russia and arms control issues in the Obama administration and he told me this call is likely the best and last chance to avert a military invasion Big picture all of the signs are moving in the wrong direction right now That is towards escalation conflict and potentially war And this is potentially one of the last opportunities for the Biden administration to change that dynamic You've talked about what Biden needs to do in this call What is Putin need to do Well Putin doesn't want Ukraine to let he doesn't want Ukraine to be let into NATO He's called for written guarantees that NATO will not be expanded And that's something that the administration says is not going to happen You know Russia has really raised the stakes and that has experts like Sam cherub nervous because they see this talk from Putin has either an ongoing negotiating tactic or actually a pretext of war because of the United States and allies have made clear that they will not adhere to any red lines like that White House correspondent Frank ordonez thank you Thank you In this frenzied housing market cash is king meaning in all cash offer is hard to beat and it used to be only wealthy people and investors had the money to pull that off But now maybe you can too And PR's Chris Arnold reports Nicole house and her partner spent the pandemic cooped up in a small Randall apartment with their two kids So they decided it was time to buy a house I did I think 27 offers none of them got accepted The family was looking to buy a place near Atlanta and they bid on one that just seemed perfect It was like praying for two days like God please let this be the one and no that offer did not get accepted either Hasan was hearing that often the winning bids came from buyers who were offering cash Like investors and stuff were putting in cash offers 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Biden, Putin set video call Tuesday as Ukraine tensions grow
"President president Joe Joe Biden Biden is is expected expected to to speak speak with with Russian Russian president president Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin via via video video call call next next week week as as tensions tensions grow grow over over Ukraine Ukraine Kremlin Kremlin spokesman spokesman Dmitry Dmitry Peskov Peskov confirms confirms the the two two leaders leaders will will talk talk on on Tuesday Tuesday evening evening as as tensions tensions between between America America and and Russia Russia escalate escalate over over Russian Russian troop troop build build up up on on the the Ukrainian Ukrainian border border it's it's seen seen as as a a sign sign of of potential potential invasion invasion Russia's Russia's more more adamant adamant than than ever ever that that the the U. U. S. S. doesn't doesn't admit admit Ukraine Ukraine to to the the NATO NATO military military alliance alliance however however according according to to an an anonymous anonymous spied spied an an administration administration official official about about seventy seventy thousand thousand Russian Russian troops troops are are said said to to be be at at the the Ukrainian Ukrainian border border already already an an invasion invasion as as possible possible as as soon soon as as early early next next year year I'm I'm Naomi Naomi Shannon Shannon president president Joe Joe Biden Biden is is expected expected to to speak speak with with Russian Russian president president Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin via via video video call call next next week week as as tensions tensions grow grow over over Ukraine Ukraine Kremlin Kremlin
Fresh update on "nato" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Com and schedule your free estimate today One 11 and President Biden plans to speak virtually with Russian president Vladimir Putin tomorrow as tensions rise between those two countries they're expected to discuss a U.S. intelligence warning of a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine National security correspondent JJ green joined us earlier to talk about why this is happening now It's all about Vladimir Putin's ego And he claims it's about losing the Cold War in a sense and the Soviet Union's breakup and all of this is a situation which he feels was an injustice And he wants to reconstitute the Soviet Union The Soviet empire Now he says it's because the west is essentially enticing Ukraine to become a part of NATO and the western establishment and he feels that's too much of a dig into Russia's neighborhood But the bottom line on this is that this is all about Vladimir Putin his arrogance and feeling as though that country belongs to his fear of influence and the U.S. and the west shouldn't have access to it And he wants to make sure that they can't have access by taking it over Well this certainly does seem like a high stakes discussion they're going to have tomorrow What's it going to take to stop Russia from invading Ukraine While talking to some officials around the U.S. and in other countries this morning the real thing that's most important right now is a strong threat to Russia And that threat they say is composed of a package of things One sanctions We know sanctions have been issued since 2015 when they first took over a part of Ukraine the Crimea But they haven't done much good but they believe more sanctions They also believe stopping the Nord stream two oil pipeline which Russia has a significant stake in is a big deal Big part of that And also isolating Russia kicking it out of memberships whatever Russia has membership in the National Security Council in the UN making sure that Russia is isolated from those places And essentially this would put Russia they believe in a place where they recognize they don't have a real opportunity to do anything like this and get away with it Can you sort of explain I guess what the U.S. interest is in keeping Ukraine free from Russia It's a buffer And frankly it appears as though there are a lot of people inside of Ukraine that don't want to be a part of Russia The leadership in Russia is really not about doing anything for the folks in Ukraine It's really about making Russia bigger Reconstituting the Russian the Soviet empire That's what this is all about The U.S. recognizes now after saying for some years the Cold War was over and Russia lost it the Soviet Union's done Well it's not done Just take a look at all the things Vladimir Putin has done assassinations blowing up satellites in space and danger in its own cosmonauts Essentially meddling in elections around the world It's not done There's a whole new way in which Russia is fighting So if Ukraine falls to Russia Europe's done then that's what World War II was fought for to save Europe and people recognize this now and that's why the U.S. is taking such a very strong approach to stopping this invasion That was WTO's national security correspondent JJ green It's one 14 Hello America Laura Ingraham here and I'm standing up for what's.
How Real Is the Threat of a Russian Invasion of Ukraine?
"We could call this the heritage day. We've got the new present comes in studio to talk to us and of course our loyal national security foreign policy expert he is, of course, doctor Jim colonel carafano preventing World War three one tweet at a time. JJ carrano is his handle. Jim, we got to talk about the Europeans, foreign relations, The White House, but first, the story that nobody's really talking about enough, Russia, Ukraine, are we on the brink of war? Well, Europeans are talking about it. I told you I talked to a number of and they're just gobsmacked about what's going on. So what's going on? Well, so Putin has masked masses of equipment on the Ukraine and in a huge army there. And then he drew some of them off, and now he's sending them back. So there is an army big enough to invade Ukraine. If Putin wanted to evade Ukraine tomorrow, he could do it. And he's sending messages to D.C., saying don't arm the Ukrainians. Right. Don't honor the Ukrainians. Don't have NATO troops. I mean, he's been very intimidating. And this is one of actually 6 or 7 major provocations that the Russians are doing simultaneously. The response to that was to blinken waved his finger at Putin. And if you remember, Putin was a KGB agent and they used to like take people's fingers and snap them off for fun. So that wasn't very effective. So now Biden said he is going to meet with Putin. And today Biden says, well, I have a plan to deter the Russians, and I'm going to put this on the table with Putin. I don't think anybody thinks that this is really going to be very effective. But the big question is is will Putin invade Ukraine. And you know, my argument is, no, that doesn't mean he won't. He could wake up tomorrow and decide he does. I mean, I don't speak for Putin, obviously. But the analogy I use is like you are playing poker with the worst poker player on the Planet Earth, right? Who's the bad poker player? Joe Biden. Right. And what do you do? I would just keep playing, right? You could do all Tony Soprano and rob the game, but why
Fresh update on "nato" discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing
"There's a lot of domestic pressure as well within the United States, beat among the Democrats, but also among the Republicans to be tough when it comes to sanctions on Russia. When cybersecurity, elections interference, treatment of opposition members, so he needs to show that he's being tough. At the same time, having said that, if you look at the U.S. Russia relations, it's a broad corporation and that's not always so cooperative. But look at Iran, look at countries like CAR, Syria, Libya, other bilateral diplomatic missions issues. So again, if you start disaggregating, moving beyond Ukraine, you don't want to burn bridges too much. And then you need to continue dialog and cooperation on some areas even if you need to be tough say on Ukraine at the moment. Well, if that's the case and as you say, there are so many issues happening between the U.S. and Russia right now. But then again, this specific call should be arguably focused on Ukraine or there is a real crisis at the border in Ukraine. I guess to your point, how serious is this crisis? Do you actually expect some form of military invasion or is it more almost the way you're describing that this is Vladimir Putin trying to get a conversation out of this on the whole host of issues that he needs to discuss with Joe Biden? I think you can argue both ways. So yes, you need to take this third seriously. And this kind of military brinkmanship performed by Russia has to be taken seriously. You're talking about hundreds of thousands of troops along the border and series military equipment. So you have to take it seriously and if you compare it with April of this year, Russia has been a bit more discrete about it, whereas in April, they were very openly talking about the military exercise. So that could be some cause for concern in terms of what the true intentions are. Having said that, however, I would say this hasn't been this broad public campaign in Russia to campaign for an all out boots on the ground war with Ukraine. So I think that's a perhaps a signal of it being unlikely scenario that Russia would indeed invade Ukraine. And at the same time, if anything, I would view this as an invitation to talk and in a form of singling Vis-à-vis the west and also Ukraine on this particular crisis on the part of Russia. Well, in that case, then let's flip it around. I'd be curious because then some of the warnings about an invasion you could say have come from the Ukraine or from the U.S. for that matter as well, saying that an invasion is imminent, and as you say, Russia itself has maybe actually not afforded that idea quite as much. What does Ukraine then perhaps want? Are they hopeful that a peace process can resume that there can be some progress made on the peace process if they also bring sort of this international awareness back to bear right now? So perceptions matter and if you speak to different sides of the conflict as they were, you could talk about different levels of conflict. So you have the formal piece efforts under the auspices of the OSCE and their Russia is in a way for us to have bilateral discussions with Ukraine that they're not so comfortable with. And they'd be happy to play in their own way category according to their perspective. Namely having discussions with the west and primarily the United States and in a way this latest brinkmanship in a way is upgrading them towards that position. Of course, and from Russian perspective when it comes to the formal talks they would very much like Ukraine to deal by laterally with the eastern separatist republics again. This matter of perception of who are the key players who should be talking to one another is important and it has implications also and what are the core issues are you looking at really only the crisis in eastern Ukraine, or are you bringing into broader question of security in Europe? Well, it's really interesting as you describe it there because there are so many different facets, but it's like Russia wants to see Ukraine as its internal crisis so to speak that they have nothing to do with, and then they have their own concerns. I mean, just on their own concerns, though, perhaps that are focused on the region. What do you expect to happen? One of the key concerns from Russia presumably is NATO involvement in Ukraine, presumably also if there were a military invasion, perhaps NATO or the U.S. would be called to react. I mean, where do you see that whole dynamic, I suppose going? Do you see the U.S. pulling back in some way from Ukraine going forward or from NATO support for Ukraine? Is that what Russia wants that would end this crisis to some degree? So regional security for Russia absolutely is key. And if you look at the formal efforts and the two Minsk protocols as well, you have this kind of a sequencing question of whether you give local autonomy first and free and fair elections in the eastern parts of Ukraine, or whether you have to have withdrawal of troops from the region first and then also give Ukraine control of its border with the eastern parts first. So it is a sequencing question. It could perhaps be solved through an international peacekeeping mission who knows. But I think for Russia, what's become clear with the more recent event is that it's not only that Ukraine should not become a NATO member. And this is again a far into the future even as a possible thing for Ukraine to join NATO. But that's one they've definitely want some guarantees of that not happening. But very interestingly, I think it's become publicly a more explicitly recently is that they also don't want any NATO infrastructure in Ukraine. And in that they include also bilateral corporation between Ukraine and NATO member state speed Ukraine, turkey, be Poland. So again, they're becoming a bit more specific in their guarantees that they're seeking. Well, we'll be watching tomorrow to see if any of that gets resolved in this meeting between Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin. Thank you very much for joining us that was Emily. From ETH Zürich, you are listening to the briefing on monocle 24. You.
U.S. intelligence finds Russia planning Ukraine offensive
"Hi hi Mike Mike Rossi Rossi reporting reporting U. U. S. S. intelligence intelligence finds finds Russia Russia is is planning planning a a Ukraine Ukraine offensive offensive U. U. S. S. intelligence intelligence officials officials have have determined determined Russia Russia is is planning planning for for a a possible possible military military offensive offensive against against Ukraine Ukraine as as soon soon as as early early twenty twenty twenty twenty two two and and administration administration official official who who spoke spoke to to the the AP AP on on condition condition of of anonymity anonymity said said U. U. S. S. intelligence intelligence estimates estimates the the Russian Russian offensive offensive would would include include an an estimated estimated one one hundred hundred seventy seventy five five thousand thousand personnel personnel Moscow Moscow was was pressing pressing Washington Washington for for assurances assurances that that Ukraine Ukraine will will not not be be allowed allowed to to join join the the NATO NATO alliance alliance addressing addressing the the Russian Russian threat threat Friday Friday Biden Biden said said he's he's working working on on what what he he termed termed a a meaningful meaningful set set of of initiatives initiatives to to make make it it very very very very difficult difficult for for Mr Mr brutal brutal to to to to go go ahead ahead and and do do what what people people are are worried worried he he may may do do Biden Biden could could have have calls calls next next week week with with Russian Russian president president Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin and and Ukrainian Ukrainian president president follow follow the the mayor's mayor's Lansky Lansky micron micron CEO CEO or or Washington Washington
Fresh update on "nato" discussed on Monocle 24: The Globalist
"Doesn't seem to be an issue at the moment. And it is not perhaps in America's topless of priorities. Well, I think there are several reasons why Ukraine is important, well, first of all, Ukraine with the exception of the Baltic states is the only democracy, the only Soviet country, which is a democracy. And Ukrainian democracy it is absolutely very remarkable compared to what we see in neighboring Russia and Belarus and the destruction of Ukrainian democracy. And this is actually the crane democracies what irritates and makes Putin nervous would be a huge blow to the whole continent and to democracy worldwide. And as we know Joe Biden has made one of his priorities promotion of democracy and especially in these times when authoritarian regimes such as Russia and China are trying to increase their influence on the world stage. So this is one reason why Ukraine is important. And another reason I think that, well, if there is a major war in Ukraine, there will be millions of refugees flowing into a central and Western Europe. And, of course, many Ukraine's neighbors to the west, such as Poland, such as Baltic countries, they will think that Russia next will come for them and of course that will destabilize the continent and will destroy the international order that was in place after the end of the Second World War. So Joe Biden has said on Friday that there are new initiatives at The White House will take to deter Russian aggression. In this conversation that apparently will be decided by the two men how long it will last. I mean, we could talk four hours. We could talk ten minutes here. What is it that Joe Biden can do to make Russia dial it down? While there are a range of measures actually starting from the more painful sanctions on Putin's inner circle because these people they don't want to lose their access to their villas in at Lake como in Italy or in Sardinia. Well, of course, this has to be done. Any U.S. action has to be done in coordination with the EU partners. So the first thing is sanctions, then the second thing is the Russia might be disconnected from the swift system of banking system and it will be a huge blow on the Russian economy. And then there are the possibility also to actually provide more, not less support to Ukraine, maybe not under the umbrella of NATO, but under the umbrella of individual member states, which could send not a big, but even a small contingent of their troops to eastern Ukraine, if they are stationed there in the bus if they are stationed close to Crimea that might deter Putin because he would know that attacking Ukraine would see my big attack in some also inheriting some soldiers representing major countries in Ukraine. I'll go, okay. Thank you so much for joining us on monocle 24. You're.
Biden warns Russia's Vladimir Putin against Ukraine invasion
"President president Biden Biden says says his his administration administration is is working working to to convince convince Russia Russia not not to to invade invade Ukraine Ukraine as as tensions tensions grow grow between between the the west west and and Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin Russian Russian troops troops are are massed massed near near the the Ukrainian Ukrainian border border and and keeps keeps defense defense chief chief warns warns they they could could invade invade next next month month president president Biden Biden says says he's he's putting putting together together a a comprehensive comprehensive set set of of initiatives initiatives to to make make it it very very very very difficult difficult for for Mr Mr brutal brutal to to to to go go ahead ahead and and do do what what people people are are worried worried he he may may do do Russia Russia wants wants a a guarantee guarantee Ukraine Ukraine will will not not be be allowed allowed to to join join NATO NATO a a an an adviser adviser says says the the two two leaders leaders will will talk talk soon soon fell fell by by the the spokeswoman spokeswoman Jen Jen Psaki Psaki only only says says the the call call is is possible possible it it certainly certainly would would be be an an opportunity opportunity to to discuss discuss our our serious serious concerns concerns about about the the bellicose bellicose rhetoric rhetoric Sager Sager made made Donnie Donnie Washington Washington
Fresh update on "nato" discussed on WTOP 24 Hour News
"Your nomination to lead our party once again to the presidency He didn't what he made a lot of history just the same Once a star high school athlete who grew up on the Kansas Prairie during the days of the dust bowl Dole initially dreamed of becoming a doctor He went off to a war that would change him forever came back badly wounded and those wounds would cost him the use of one arm Correspondent Nancy Cordis and what more her colleague major Garrett was a farm belt fiscal Conservative Party loyalty came easy culture war rhetoric did not He wielded power quietly and over the years with humor and humility Bob Dole died after a battle against lung cancer he was 98 CBS News special report on Tom 40 It's 1132 on TOP President Biden and Russian president Putin are scheduled to hold a video call this week and Russia's intent toward Ukraine is expected to be a key topic The Ukrainian government says Russia has amassed more than 90,000 troops just outside its eastern border Ukraine has been pushing for years to be allowed to join the North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO which would put it under the direct military protection of the U.S. and most European nations and while NATO says it has no plans to expand president Putin says he strongly opposes Ukrainian membership in NATO a message he's likely to reiterate when he speaks with President Biden on Tuesday That his former CBS News Moscow bureau chief Beth noble Speaking at the Reagan national defense forum in California defense secretary Lloyd Austin says the Department of Defense does not wish to stir conflict no more confrontation with China despite their challenges Ivory described China as the pacing challenge for the Department of Defense But I chose the word challenge carefully We seek neither confrontation nor conflict Now fired CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was hit with a new accusation of sexual harassment days before he was let go from the network Attorney Deborah Katz says she told CNN of new sexual harassment allegations from a client of hers on Wednesday She says her client was the victim of serious sexual misconduct by Chris Cuomo and wants to remain anonymous On Friday Kat says she was in discussions with CNN about providing evidence of the allegations and making her client available for an interview with CNN's outside council Chris Cuomo was fired by CNN Saturday After details emerged about how he assisted his brother former New York governor Andrew Cuomo as he faced sexual harassment allegations Matt piper CBS News In September veteran TV executive Shelley Ross wrote a column for The New York Times saying Chris Cuomo had groped her at a party 16 years earlier when they both worked for ABC News The parents of the Oxford Michigan school shooter are now in jail as is their son Fox's Steve harrigan has the latest Mother father and son all in the same jail but they're not communicating It's not clear the sun even knows his parents are in jail He's being kept in isolation And according to officials there none of the family is talking to law enforcement There could be some charges coming against the owner of the building He's talked to police already That's the building where the parents hid out on Friday They failed to attend their own arraignment There was a manhunt to try to find them They were found early Saturday morning The two parents faced four charges of involuntary manslaughter bond has been set out $500,000 a piece because they are seen to be a flight risk The school now saying that the alarming violent drawings that were discovered in the desk of the 15 year old shooter that he was trying to design a video game The accused shooter Ethan crumbly is facing a slew of charges including one count of terrorism causing death and four counts of first degree murder 1135 As winner.
Kremlin: Putin to seek guarantees over Ukraine from Biden
"The the Kremlin Kremlin says says president president Vladimir Vladimir Putin Putin will will push push for for security security guarantees guarantees for for Russia Russia in in a a planned planned cool cool with with president president Joe Joe Biden Biden the the Kremlin Kremlin says says Putin Putin will will seek seek binding binding guarantees guarantees precluding precluding NATO's NATO's expansion expansion to to Ukraine Ukraine joining joining a a planned planned coal coal with with president president Biden Biden well well the the Ukrainian Ukrainian defense defense minister minister is is now now warning warning Russia Russia could could invade invade his his country country next next month month the the U. U. S. S. has has threatened threatened the the Kremlin Kremlin with with the the toughest toughest sanctions sanctions yet yet if if it it launches launches any any attack attack while while Russia Russia has has warned warned that that any any presence presence of of NATO NATO troops troops and and weapons weapons on on Ukrainian Ukrainian soil soil would would cross cross a a red red line line senior senior diplomat diplomat Sergei Sergei Lavrov Lavrov for for tilting tilting that that the the west west was was playing playing with with the the far far budging budging on on Russia Russia a a say say in in any any further further NATO NATO expansion expansion into into countries countries of of the the former former Soviet Soviet Union Union I'm I'm Charles Charles de de Ledesma Ledesma
Blinken Trades Warnings With Russia’s Lavrov Over Ukraine, NATO
"Russia Russia is is voicing voicing concern concern about about a a possible possible escalation escalation of of fighting fighting in in eastern eastern Ukraine Ukraine while while the the US US is is warning warning Moscow Moscow to to stay stay away away we we have have deep deep concerns concerns about about Russia's Russia's plans plans for for renewed renewed aggression aggression against against Ukraine Ukraine secretary secretary of of state state Antony Antony Blinken Blinken made made those those comments comments seated seated alongside alongside the the Russian Russian foreign foreign minister minister Sergei Sergei Lavrov Lavrov ahead ahead of of a a meeting meeting in in stock stock home home Moscow Moscow insists insists it it has has no no intention intention of of invading invading Ukraine Ukraine but but Blinken Blinken offered offered this this in in the the spirit spirit of of being being clearing clearing cabinet cabinet which which is is the the best best
Meeting Near Russian Border, NATO Weighs Response to Moscow
"Meanwhile, other news across the world, the U.S. and allies are weighing a response to the Russian military build up around the world. There's a meeting of NATO foreign minister. You know, Anthony blinken comes in. I have very good friends with very good friends with Tony blanken and they love him. But I do think he's the smallest guy in every room. And I think that matters when you're talking about Putin and Putin is planning to invade the Ukraine. It's not like it's a secret. He got a 100,000 people there. If you wanted to turn, send some NATO trips to Ukraine. That's how you deter it. All right? So they're not doing that because they don't want to have a war with them. And if you don't have a war with them, you're not really deterring them. Unless you send Ukraine, every anti tank weapon there is, and every artillery piece and everything else that can be used to blow up Russian tanks. Because that's what's coming in. Not little green men but Russian tank. So this is not having meetings in Riga Latvia, do not do the trick. That's not going to do it. What's going to do it is serious
Remember When Biden Killed Domestic Oil Production to Rely on International Sources?
"Joe Biden came in and immediately killed the Keystone XL pipeline killing thousands of high paying union jobs It's about energy and dependence And then he okayed the Russian oil and gas pipeline going to Germany because that helps out Russia and Putin Remember Hunter Biden got three and a half $1 million from the wife of the mayor of Moscow but pay no attention to that That's not a news story No controversy there He okayed the pipeline had undermines NATO because NATO was stood up was created the North Atlantic Treaty Organization to stare down and oppose Russia and the Soviet Union And that's Vladimir Putin is doing what he can to reconstitute the Soviet Union which he called the collapse of the Soviet Union The greatest or one of the greatest tragedies of the 20th century All that good stuff So he's helping out Russia and Putin and undermining NATO by okaying the gulf what Nordstrom two pipeline And undermining the United States and energy independence by doing away with the Keystone XL pipeline and all those thousands of union jobs They lie to you about how many jobs were involved And no there were only 7 jobs They literally came up with ridiculous numbers like that Well now a new story popped yesterday not because of the funnies at The Washington Post or anything But a memo was uncovered And the Jake Sullivan the national security adviser to the current president of the United States On the need for reliable and stable global energy markets And now you see the Biden White House is going to OPEC The organization of petroleum exporting countries And that would be Saudi Arabia to Venezuela and a number of countries in between And they're asking OPEC to increase
'You Will Be Assimilated' Author David Goldman on China's Contempt for the U.S.
"China is not an enemy. And I think that's important for people to clearly understand. China is a rising power, China has been a rising power since Deng Xiaoping in 79. And they are going to develop themselves in our developing themselves into a great power. That is not to say, however, that they are an enemy. They're not an enemy. They're just a great power. That's according to the chairman of the joint chiefs when he was speaking in his private capacity as chief of staff of the army. The NATO summit, maybe that explains a lot about Mark Billy. We'll discuss the realities of what China thinks they are to us and how they're eating our lunch with the man that we always rely upon to tell us about the geo strategic reality in Asia and in Beijing. He's the author of a fabulous work you must check out right now. It's you will be assimilated. China's plan to Sino form the world. David Goldman. Welcome to one on one. A sub gorka it is an honor and privilege to spend fine with you, sir. Thanks for the invitation. I just realized I'm looking at the cover of your book that the Chinese dragon has a pair of iPhone ear pods in. That's a very nice little touch there. I missed in the past. David, we'll talk about Millie. We'll talk about the truth of China Beijing. Xi Jinping and everything else. But first, I have to ask you. The imagery of these super cargo ships off the port of LA, the president of the United States saying, oh, no, don't worry about it. And then Jen Psaki saying, oh, that's a high class issue. People having the Christmas present. So that's, you know, the pipes don't worry about that. Let me ask you, let's think like the Chinese Communist Party for a moment. What does China think of the fact that America can't unload its cargo ships? The Chinese have contempt for us. They think they can take us. We just published an a four times an excerpt from a book by Chinese economist used to be the chief economist of the World Bank Chicago university PhD. Who says, look at history. Look at the United States versus England at the end of the 19th century. The English were lazy complacent and the United States come from behind, took them out and ate their lunch. That's exactly what we're going to do to the United States now. We've got the people. We've got the supply chains. We've got the technology. We've got the will to do it. America's lazy and feckless and their right for the
Russia Breaks Diplomatic Ties with NATO
"Russia says it's suspending its mission of NATO and has also ordered the closure of the alliance's office in Moscow in retaliation to NATO's expulsion of Russian diplomats earlier this month NATO withdrew the accreditation of eight Russian officials to denying them access to its Brussels headquarters saying it believes they have been secretly working as intelligence officers NATO also hopped the size of Moscow's team at its headquarters from twenty to ten Moscow has dismissed the accusations as baseless and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov has announced Moscow's response announcing that the suspension of Russia's mission of NATO and the closure of the alliance's military liaison and information offices in the Russian capital I'm
Taliban official: 100 dead or hurt after blast at Shiite mosque in Afghanistan
"The Taliban police official says a blast at the mosque packed with Shiite Muslim worshippers in northern Afghanistan has killed or injured over one hundred people the deputy police chief for condos province believes the majority of them have been killed in reference to the victims I think the attack may have been carried out by a suicide bomber who mingled among the worshippers inside the mosque there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast the militants from the Islamic state group have a long history of attacking Afghanistan's Shiite minority if confirmed a death toll of dozens will be the highest since US and NATO forces left Afghanistan at the end of August under
Microsoft: Russia behind 58% of detected state-backed hacks
"Microsoft's digital defense report shows Russia is responsible for a majority of the state sponsored hacks it is detected in the past year Microsoft says Russia accounted for fifty eight percent of the hacks mainly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the U. S. followed by Ukraine Britain and European NATO members the effectiveness of the solar winds hack which mainly breaches information technology systems boosted the success rate of Russian hacks from twenty one percent the previous year two thirty two percent China meanwhile accounted for only eight percent of the hacking attempts that Microsoft detected but successfully broke into targeted networks forty four percent of the time I'm
Former Trump Press Secretary Sean Spicer Reflects on His Time in the White House
"Way back with press secretary extraordinaire. Sean spicer short time in the white house. What kind of a ryan that was for you. We played this clip at the this insanity. Why didn't you mentioned this. You mean the thing. I talked about two days ago from this put. Money didn't tweet about the sharing insanity. Talk to us about what that was like to live through. And then give us your take on on what went wrong in the trump. What went right. What went so. I mean look. It was tumultuous. It was intense. I think that look this goes back to what we were just talking about. Trump upset the apple cart and every president both parties that come in need three groups right. You need the press. You need donors and you need sort of the permanent k street lobbyists types trump's view was if you want to join the great but i need you to and what happened was let's see one without them. Yes and they were put. But here's the thing. I'll say in a very pg way but like there used to have in their but kissed and they're used to people saying. I love to have you come over to my house in georgetown for dinner party. The ins and outs of the nato. It's like they want you to. You know he was like look. I'm doing this. i'm doing it this way. If you want to join me. Great but i don't need you. Pissed them off
U.S. Spat With France Shows Challenge of Keeping Allies Unified
"I want you to put on the secretary of state hat. That many believe people believed you're going to wear. Should hillary clinton have won the two thousand sixteen election. And tell me what you would do if you were sitting on the seventh floor of the state department and this submarine controversy arose. And you might want to recap it for people who didn't listen to talk about it last week. You're on the air with me when the story broke. Yeah in in very short strokes. Australia signed up for france to build diesel electric submarines which are pretty good but over the last week or so they have done a one eighty and signed up with the united states in the united kingdom to build vastly better nuclear powered submarines. The french have lost a multi billion dollar contract. Their outrage what i would have done in retrospect was spend more time speaking with our allies. The french our oldest allies the first nation who came and fought alongside us in the revolutionary war. There are very fond of pointing that out as we subsequently fought a small war with them but such was the nineteenth century at the moment there still very strong allies within nato and so this came across to them as a very bad industrial policy. But also a real stab in the back to an ally. If i were sitting in tony blinken shoes right now and tony by the way. Interestingly is a franco phonic. He speaks beautiful. French lived in france for many years. I think he is and ought to be the point. Man on trying to rebuild this at the moment quite shaky set of relationships. And it's not just france hewitt's it's also with europe. Broadly we see particularly in the wake of brexit as the united kingdom pulls out. We now see france taking a lead in germany in working toward a much more independent eu policy. That'll bleed into our efforts to stand up to china. That's why this is important. I think secretary blinken that ought to be pretty much at the top of his chat list. Right now is working with his counterparts in paris.
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"We leave that to the very last question so that will be your concluding sentence to finish the sentence. What will be in the future. We park this saturday. My question actually rhymes with the question of not on the more concrete level. Philip araj raja's medicine the french involvement in soccer head and the french responsibility there but it looks like that. The french operation the barcon. It is also heading towards defeat by the end of this year. So most people say that africa's not native business but is it like forever to remain this way. My question on that is twofold first to philip era. Did you feel like you didn't have sufficient support from the allies. Or maybe nato mechanisms assets that you could have used that could have made the operation most successful. Did you feel this gap that that wasn't the nato mission there unto by baraza udu at all have any discussion africa in nature. Is it like the discussion. Is there but there is no consensus or there is no discussion. It'll thank you take one more. I would love to take a woman actually test some sort of about us. There's no woman so gentlemen in the third wrote thank you. I i want to say thank you to general j. Chuck fora these yourself us on tundra mortgage head of ukrainians of national remembrance about this vision in east europe because fire in our home in ukraine in georgia in belarus. And we have smoke. Litwin my question a to buy by to enter to. Jj when we're looking because the stories about afghanistan geds impressions that different countries are coming out from afghanistan. Not coalition is these media effect or our east european vision lack of communication or some new challenge of coordination in nato. Thank you do you want to answer. All shall i take one more. You think you can deal with one more question. Yeah so still no native sorry ladies. We're other women over the gentlemen over there and then cast and i come to you and then Hello i'm sure from baltic defense college and georgia listening to this panel. I consider this crazy question about the open door polish nato. You know nobody mentioned it. As mentioned sort of cooperative security as the as the wind up these three main pillars of nato but what about the open door policy because when biden was elected before nations at different hopes and expectations and in georgia and in ukraine. We definitely had some expectations that our urine integration process somehow could move forward with the new administration but now with everything happening and with all these fires around us is is open door policy still a policy or it's a mythic very much and cast the freeze. I thank you thank you Usage of coniston changes everything. I will pull do. Gunstone changes nothing. It's a bump in.
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"I don't want to say you know counter that Stategic autonomies choice of words. And what is the meaning we can again instead something else but the reality is we were very closely together but coming back to the hybrid warfare question if i may call it as such. Do you think that particular case is a case for nato. Nato has just deployed contra hybrid support. Lithuania actually so there was a very quick decision. By thirty allies. It was literally you know short discussion and it was done so again. It will be very practical. Practical work done on the ground in lithuania. It's disgust within the article. Five notions that is not done because there hasn't been bequest for single exit with is just the early response options has asked for. So thank you general. Maybe you're the least possible. Person who would advocate for cooperating with russia. Assume but coming back. Because i'm general but also because i'm polish but coming back to the question on russia and afghanistan more precisely. Isn't there a rationale behind. What set is there room for cooperation because we join act we share actually an interest a human being say just just to discuss always nice so it is not a problem just discuss was a question about the will and our agenda. Of course i think right now in afghanistan will be observed. Is russia trying to to put some footprint and looking for some place for opportunity so the russian embassies to work and in denver short-term they playing game it's success goes is still staying and an pretending to influence situation and also which is interesting links. Does my private perspective is is a situation and afghanistan. then we have immigration illegal immigration with some kind of a aeroflot airplane support flying those people transporting to belarus and then finally to lithuania latvia. Polish border ends up on exercise but in the long-term russians. They know very well. That is a huge challenge and problem for russia because the situation canisters is destabilized. Those people on on the road going to the certain bonders of russia so is very short term. Success success like evangi tried to explore about the long-term. There'll be a huge problem. So that would be a reason from some certain identity. Like a nato or european union or coalitions to to talk to discuss but Direct discussion beyond between poland and russia..
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"So let's not focus too much on china within nato phillip coming to you there. Was this press statement from president. Michael right after a the nato summit in june where mccoll said something like nato. I have the quote here like nato is an organization that concerns the north atlantic china has little to do with the north atlantic. And we shouldn't confuse our goals more or less. That's what he said. So what listening. To what the general said. Do you think that we run into a problem here. That we focused too much on all sorts of things and that we now get distracted focusing on china too much. So i do think that nato should focus and your organization should focus on. What are the most salient challenges and threats and in terms of action. those has the strongest value added. So if we reduce the discussion to nato. I do think as i said that china as a direct military threat to the euro-atlantic area. If this is the prison under which we look at it we're missing a big part of the picture. We do need to have that awareness. China is beginning to operate conventionally arvidsson itty. There's the issue of chinese russian military cooperation including in our vicinity. But the key issue for us as americans as europeans as canadians is is is at least in the euro-atlantic area the way in which china uses other tools whether it's economic coercion whether it's attempts to divide us whether it's attempts to undermine our solidarity our our cohesion by calling into question our solidarity look at the way it's acting with lithuania and are the strongest reaction. The strongest way to react in the most effective way to react has not been through. Nato it has been through use soliderity with lithuania for example an economic terms and in terms of the issues the domains. If you wish If you look at commerce and technology we have an eu us dialogue on commerce and technology. It was a us proposal. This does not mean that the us cares less about nato. It means that it knows and sees the use natural competencies in this in this domain. So i do not think that china should be at the forefront of what nato's doing or that nato should be at the forefront of our response to chinese actions. I do think that we need to work together. whether this is us nato with a nato where it's the most relevant and within the you because what we have been doing over the last year year and a half has been extremely illustrative of what we're able to do at twenty seven even when we have divisions among member states whether it'd be in terms of responding to chinese a vaccine or diplomacy diplomacy is a plight word in terms of the way they put it in terms of responding together to to human rights violations in terms of dealing with some of the issues like five g. or or or others and looking forward integrating all of this into an e you into pacific strategy that of course has to do with china but that has to do even more with all of our partnerships in the region and everything that you can offer as an alternative in terms of connectivity and other elements so i think it would be a great mistake to put this in terms of the eu versus nato. I think it's much more. What what we see. And what we do as europeans americans and canadians regardless of the institution. Thank you. I see baiba nodding but i i want to go today. I think a lot of europeans. These days tried to figure out what the united states really want from europe within nato. I've heard a spanish official speculating that basically the united states want nato to become an alliance also focused on the pacific. So you mean all europeans here in the room and you would advise us..
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"How thank you. maybe i come to you. By because you have been witnessing discussions also inside. Nato amongst. Elliot's may be mumbling in the corridors. About what the american stood right or wrong. So what is your perception. What is basically nato's main. Take away from this afghanistan mission past twenty years but especially also this withdrawal and how it was mate. Is there a lasting damage. I mean there will. There is already. We have started lessons learned process and will be things that worked. That didn't work and that we can fix or maybe not so in that respect it really does not make sense to put blame on those the other or third party We do have to draw lessons nationally. Nfc alliance which we will do then. The next step of course is to remember. The alliance has three quarters. The turns defense rice management cooperative security and those tasks remain relevant as philip. radley said. Of course then you domains of contentions and you maine's that also nato has recognized operational domains beat cyberspace introduced and the tech introduces entirely new. Meaning into what defense attorneys in the future is. And we'll be an general can can come in with his haute about that and the challenge again whether it's a certain perception of china and what china is doing in terms of not only at tech and development. And it's it's treatment of people's data or privacy but also the actual military capabilities that is developing from from missile from yourself from nuclear to to conventional to see capabilities navy. Everything is there and we need to understand. What does it mean for the thirty dollars. And that's why we have also invited china to dialogue today. There is a weapons of mass destruction conference ongoing in copenhagen china's not there and we need china to engage. We need china to be also part of sets sort of if not dialogues and at least exchange of information to to understand because otherwise without that of course we will conclude certain things that we concludes and if that brings most ability securities. That's you know the extent but again afghanistan. Yes we are all reeling from it is there has to be a rational listens lenses and we will do that. We all had scenarios in place. Why didn't we. That's an exhibition. So it's a rational boss. Military political process bought the alliance as a three quarter asks their deterrence defense as its first one as we also see from Nato's presence in estonia latvia and poland in the in the south. It's there it's efficient. Can i connect come back to the three core. Task enshrined in the twenty ten strategic concept. I'm wondering about the future of crisis management. Honestly i mean you said the end of afghanistan after two thousand fifteen not crisis management operation better training operation. But still i mean. Is there not intervention for tc with a nato deeply widespread amongst european and american allies. And is maybe. I ask you just straightforward. Do you think that nato will engage in any swordfish afghanistan style military mission in the near distant future. Is there any appetite. You wouldn't want to speculate you..
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"What more specifically interested in the european. Yes more specifically. The us has some work to do internally. I mean i think it's been pretty clearly broadcast in the last couple of weeks. I don't think it's going to be easy work. Because i don't do politics. I stick with national security foreign policy policy issues but not the political sphere. But i do have to watch it to understand how to interpret. What's taking place. There is another situation. That's unfolding in washington where there is stress. There is drive. The biden administration has been under significant pressure both from democrats and from republicans and from the public as well. Who don't understand. I have several friends that made in afghanistan who have been calling me every day. Help me get out. Tell your government to help me get out. Tell whoever you can to help me get out. I've communicated to the degree that i'm able to those concerns to folks that i know when the government not trying to get involved in that i think they have a very fundamental problem. That it's going to require some change. Jonah and where that change comes whether it's in who does what who listens to. Who says what who has the power. I think those are some of the changes that may be coming very soon but coming back to the question. There was a lot of criticism amongst allies that the united states did not consult enough Trump administration did not consult the europeans. Basically didn't expect anything else but put biden came into office. I think with the announcement. America was back. We thought also yeah back to its commitment to work with allies. And would you say as a journalist and last question to you then. I open it up to the others that there were mistakes made when it comes to consulting allies. Do you think the us could have done better or do you think as baiba has said in the very beginning we europeans should also have. We should have expected this to happen. And maybe you didn't say that but it's maybe a lame now from us to complain and to put all the blame on the american. So what do you think are. Certainly it could have been communicated better what they were planning what they were doing and explained better now whether or not it could have been managed or done differently because we heard the president say several times that this was going to be messy regardless of when it happened and how a who was involved but some disagree and the allies. Have i think every single right to be upset and angry about it. Because that's what nato's about it's it's it's a team a family and it wasn't clear that that was the way in which this was handled feeling. Blindsided i've heard that from a few folks from the ally community and just as a journalist again i don't want to inject myself into this some all-knowing figure who can speak to policy and etc. I'm just telling you what is a witness to history have heard and seen the allies are upset. They should be and their reasons why there were mistakes made but the biggest one in my opinion is the way in which things are communicated. I don't think that. I don't think the administration itself realized until very late in the process that that's something that should have been done a lot better from the very beginning what was happening in..
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"Afghanistan happened few months after that the world community nato was there for the us. Nato was there on nine eleven because shortly after it happened there was a very clear understanding made to the. Us that article five would apply. Nato was there being embedded in afghanistan with the military over a period of years for three times. I've seen the polish of seeing the the british. I've seen the germans. I've seen the entire nato family at work in afghanistan. And i can say to you being again. That witness to history there was no greater form of solidarity to me than that coming to the aid of a member. In that way the us was on its knees on nine eleven it was nato that extended the hand to help the us stand up never in my lifetime. That i think. I would again as this witness witness. What took place a couple of weeks ago. We thought the taliban were done. We thought that whole process was finished as it relates to afghanistan. We thought a government would be stood up. We thought afghanistan would stand on its own. Wasn't the case. Perhaps it was never meant to be but nato was there at the very end when the us left us troops left nato was still there. Nato is still there today. In my opinion afghanistan is going to change everything how things happen. How cooperation takes place the politics of it. The importance of it the threats as a result of afghanistan that were exposed some that we knew about some that we didn't expect as a journalist and as a witness to history. The way it's been handled has been something to behold from inside the united states. There's been a lot of concern about why certain steps taken and why certain steps were not taken again. Change is inevitable but the way it's handled is not and this is the thing from a journalistic point of view that i think is going to be with us for quite a while. Yeah interrupt you. We stay with afghanistan. We stay with the topic first topic. I wanted to dive a bit deeper in. But i want to ask you concretely. Because you made me think when you sat afghanistan changes everything so concrete question before you continue would be does it. Change american security and defence policy. Does it change america's engagement also with allies. Well i had this all scripted. And i had a dramatic finish so i will just put that aside and answer your question. Yes.
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"But the truth. Is that the bulk of the tools that china uses to try to divide us to weigh on us to intimidate us at this stage for europe are less military than having to do with the instrumentalization or the the weaponization of of economic and technological interdependence. We come to that also later and we have a deep dive into the china issue later. Thank you very much philippe. You've already heard some remarks about the united states but from fewer american perspective. And what you observe. How is nato debate in your country unfolding and i hope everybody hears me now. There were some issues. If you don't make yourself visible complain to the organizers not to be well thank you again for the opportunity to be here and as someone who's been privileged to be a witness to history. I can say that change is inevitable and from a journalistic point of view. I want to say that. Change may be inevitable but the way we respond is not and i think we're nato is at this. Point is at a moment of change. And i to just relate a quick story being that witness to history because talking to you as a journalist with this distinguished panel. It's imperative that i speak from a journalist perspective. It was just about twenty years ago. That i was standing on the roof of the voice of america building watching the pentagon burn in the distance. I could see the smoke rising just across the street from the building. Not more than one hundred yards away was the us capital which we later learn. That day was supposed to be the fourth target of those hijackers. Brave people gave their lives. So that wouldn't happen later. That day i was able to walk down. One of the busiest streets in washington the middle of the street independence avenue in september. Everybody's back from vacation congresses and session. People visiting i mean it's a very busy day. Independence avenue was a ghost town. The only vehicles there were military vehicles and there were military people with guard dogs watching the images of people. Dying that day were horrific that day as well. There was a lot of despair in america. The only safe place in america that day was in the air and there was only one plane in the air that day after those four planes crashed and that was airforce one for eight hours. It was only one plane in the sky because that was the safest place in america as day unfolded and the events of the next few months unfolded..
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"You'll remember we have and other latin essays that i don't see in the program today which is anonymous inconsolable. Lieber which. I think. French will have quite a number of translations for that but when i interpreted in my personal capacity it means that the spirit of consultation through three discussion lives on. And this is what nato is about you. Have that exchange that understanding you develop common perception and assessment of threats on the basis of the fall of the values. And what nato is. A boat is just fourteen articles in the nato treaty. Mccaw congressman said. It's the milkman. Should understand it and it has changed. Nato has changed when you read through nineteen forty eight nine hundred forty nine when nato was established it was actually to deter germany. It was not against soviet union. Some have stated it was entirely different purpose of the line and through crisis through these free consultation through the open exchange and developing the common understanding off threats and action how to deter and defend if necessary. Whether it's sweats or whether it's west berlin wall or certain individuals in offices. It's it's how alliance has moved ahead. We will move ahead. Of course we are reeling from afghanistan. But let me remind you. We shouldn't be surprised decisions that was taken. We should have listened to american leaders. Say they clearly indicated where they stood the of course and it was a training alliance. It was not a crisis management anti-terrorism operations for nato. It was a training exercise. At the end it was a training mission and the facts that allies were able to evacuate so many against so many of our people and the way how we saw that commitment also shows we can deliver like we saw during this crisis where the military delivered for the civilians for the medics and for all of us. So this is what nato is about. It's not only about allies together among thirty but it's also civilian military. Cooperation is political military..
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"To me is assistant secretary. General for public diplomacy of nato ambassador by about basha to be a my very leftist philippe. He's director general. For political and security affairs ministry for europe and foreign affairs of france and to my very right as jj green coming to us from the united states. He is a national security correspondent with wto radio station. So well come everybody and thank you very much for making it. We start this panel. With short introductory remarks. I would like to give every participant the opportunity to reflect on one of the questions that was outlined in the panel description. What kind of alliance do we need. The coming back hurt. Because i think is quite clear that since the last strategic concept was written in two thousand ten where russia was considered a partner and china wasn't even mentioned. We've moved on quite a bit. We are at the beginning of a process to write the new strategic concept for a new nato and i think since the last one was written a lot has happened not only china and russia netter. Nato was declared brain dead by some other stickier or others were i think. Sh- short of leaving nato. We have entered an era of great power competition and just ended a military intervention in afghanistan. With what i would call a pretty disastrous withdrawal with maybe a little coordination among allies. So looking at this overall picture. So what do you think are the big strategic decisions when it comes to nature's new strategic concept direction nato should take how nato adapt. How should it reinvent itself or is it even necessary to reinvent itself. What can we keep. And what fundamental trends do you see that one needs to respond to and i start with general and ask you to keep it concise and thank you very much. Indeed sharp and brief short sharp short and sharp lindsey. Because you're in order for me to be here because the timing and because location we are italian which is the most forward position of eastern flank facing eastern direction so we have a planned of discussion with the jerusalem which is my counterpart your defense forces about the military solutions for the problem and is very important location here. We are in eastern flank. So whatever we say whatever we we act it's is important and timing is also a very important. I was asking myself. What what does it mean once. We exercising pasta. Once we exercising today and in the future so pasta admits bi-polar easy black and white zero one word soviet union and the united states for a long time. Nato seventy years old institution..
UK Spy Chief Warns Taliban Takeover Could Fuel Terror Plots
"The head of Britain's domestic intelligence agency warns the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan could fuel teraflops MI five director general Ken McCallum believes the Taliban has hardened and emboldened extremists and could lead to the return the major al-qa'ida style attack plots against the west McCallum adds Britain could face more risk because of the withdrawal rule of NATO troops on the overthrow of the Afghan government in a rare interview with the BBC he says nations must be vigilant both for the increase in spot to resume which has become a trend over the past five to ten years alongside the potential regrowth of al-qa'ida style directed plots Charles Taylor this month London
Scores of Westerners, Including Americans, Fly out of Kabul
"Dozens of foreigners including Americans have left Kabul on international commercial flight marking it the first large scale evacuation since US and NATO forces left Afghanistan late last month said departure represents a breakthrough in the bumpy coordination between the US and Afghanistan's new Taliban leaders the Taliban have said they will let the foreigners and Afghans with valid travel documents leave but a days long standoff over charter planes at another airport could cost some dialed on Taliban's assurances the Qatar Airways flight is heading to Doha a senior US official said that Americans green card holders and other nationalities including Germans Hungarians and Canadians are on the flight I'm sorry I. Shockley
The 20th Century Was Shaped by War
"We'd witnessed the twentieth century. Shaped by wall is one individual. So wittily put it. The twentieth century began in the balkans and ended in the balkans it began with the facination of archduke ferdinand by governor low prank hip. An amicus serbian nationalist which through various ententes various arrangements of the earliest twentieth century diplomacy triggered will will won a war in which a whole generation was lost the fruit of europe america only involved in the last few moments of that war it was the european nations that lost the cream of the young men in the trenches of fair done in those no-man's-land filled with bob wire and machine gun nests with more than six million killed but it was the war of mechanized proportions in which predominantly the military's paid the brunt. It was the young men of the armies of each side. That were mowed down just a few years later. The great war the first world war was out don in a conflict that spans the globe. In which sixty million people killed and not just sold is in fact in most cities of that war it was the civilians that bore the brunt. Then came the cold war stasis if you will yes hot was. In the periphery and south asia in the middle east and africa but between the two polish sides between america and the soviet union between nato and the war so packed the birds never flew this strategic bombers never dropped their bombs on washington or moscow on london on paris.
Biden Administration's Relationship With International Allies on Shaky Ground
"At the end of the trump era in the us. The breathe to sigh of relief. America i was over and new president. Joe biden's words. America was bug. It was a signal. That europe's relationship with washington could return to normal. But it now seems that this reaction was premature and after the initial honeymoon period. There are serious doubts about the biden administration and america's commitment to its international partners joining me to discuss the eu us. Relations are suzanne lynch brussels playbook author political and former washington correspondent and dave keating brussels correspondent for france twenty four. Thanks both very much. For coming. On the show suzanne with former us president donald trump. They were doubts about american commitment but she. Now american competence. I think there is a lot of and soul-searching happening at the moment in brussels about what happened over the last few weeks. Of course it's only a couple of months since joe biden visited. Brussels and mesh with edgy seven leaders in the uk. a now. I think that meeting people begin to ask what choose achieved because you know six weeks eight weeks later. We have this. Chaotic scene evacuation situation if afghanistan where effectively america is calling the shots. It's driving the agenda. On the eu and nato allies america have to follow. So i think what we're seeing now is a real focus in brussels about the idea of some people caught a strategic autonomy can the eu depend on the us or work with the us to the extent that before am considering they feel that now. America is retreating back and is moving away from the kind of multi-lateralism that was the fulcrum of transatlantic relations after world war. Two
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"Fifty miles from glacier bay as the sea plane flies during a typical tourist season when cruise ships into pools and disembark tens of thousands of passengers sizing helicopters crossing over her house make conversations in her own home. Difficult the lockdown. She said get people taste of what could be like the giant pause that we had because of the pandemic really gave an opportunity for people to rethink what we have what we need and want she said. Please tell me that. She's about to say that That she without the tourists she also was able to nap and spread for two hundred meters. Became more she. She's able to breach in an uninhibited fashion. So so she starts. She's got signatures for a ballot measure. That would limit the time days and sizes of cruise ships that could stop in juneau when the pandemic subsides though ming-kwai two times in the waltz. They called their f. You wanna take a guess at the name of their. I saw candidates. I can't i can't i can't cheat i'll give you. I'll give you a clue if you haven't seen nato. It's one of the titles of one of the speed movies. Don't take the bus. that's it. They cruise so cruise control efforts provoked a quick and full spill response from gino's business community which depends heavily on the money the tourist laden cruise ship bring to the town together a counter campaign protect united future urging.
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"nato" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"NATO or something I mean it is not going NATO who thought of this and actually got this on film you know that's what would happen if you filmed it I would have failed a freshman in high school for writing this down is there short story Hey man that's not gonna happen come on man I may really get your plot straightened out here you got it you got me a believable for the raiders th I don't even know what to say anymore I I this is a strange world where I found myself speechless well you can't make this crap up is what I mean the SBA this is four hours it with billions of dollars an hour going out this is like this is like shutting down the water main to LA for for four hours and that nobody can get water for four hours in Los Angeles or New York City that's what it would be like I mean it can you make it it's about this is not a all lawyer really swamped we had some minor problems are glad minor glitches on Monday if you make a sign up sheet for billions it'll think I just yeah I don't know man I don't know well those of you that have not gotten your PPA pay loans where you have been clearly recommending that you don't because there is the word alone in this process and Dave Ramsey team and is never recommended you go into debt and you have to meet the federal guidelines which are always kind of interesting if you're try to raise the tax code let me make the federal guidelines in order to have the loan forgiven it is not a grant it is alone with forgiveness provisions but you will have to meet exact and the government is well known for having rushed a bill through and then make up the rigs on the back end to suit their new mood on the back in I worked with too many students at several universities to decide I'm going to be a social worker I'm gonna go into public defense of chasing big money law because my heart is big and and I'm gonna run jacket decade there to forgive it right and then they didn't it's all gone yeah I remember that story in times of the loans that we're not going to be I mean they're gonna be forgiven that weren't I remember the store the change change my mind near nine right I mean I don't change your mind yep now if you've given up a decade of your earning power to enable public services take a lesser job in public service look yeah well we gave up and we just took a moment on our own what a big deal like all alone but later that we found later on we found out I was alone yeah you folks I'm telling you this is this what's going to be known as being in the but both cheeks some of your don't get there sorry don't get the the rottweiler clampdown understood on its coming some of you'll get the forgiveness it'll work out I'm not saying it's a hundred percent scam I'm just saying you guys are acting like this is nothing you would be a fool not to take the in quotes quotes everybody free money and then the SBA I'm telling you this comp but the the organization you're dealing with can't keep their computers running does that mean anything to you I mean you you know when you see lack of competence lack of integrity with someone you're doing business with expect to have a lack of competition in the future I mean why would you expect something else but we always that we always have this illusion this fantasy that this time it's gonna for me.
"nato" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Ache in all I need is on my like your bones for NATO's with something because like I said a lot episode on aged eight and I was like man this is the main it is the sixty four thousand dollar question Alex to be sure Lucy yeah I quite agree with you we don't know and and it's great to be able to say we don't know about that things we just simply don't we don't know the and the actual force or could generate about high in this and there's some fun all of them but we know we now I'm I'm quite convinced as an intelligence but walk back intelligence there I simply have no idea it's gonna Matthew truck driving in Pennsylvania hello there Matthew are you doing okay he thank you I have a potential theory I was not thinking that I wonder if the possibilities crop circle can be from my really strong signal that may have been sent from other planets potentially millions of years ago in the single digits now reaching a and it could have been from either extraterrestrial to have developed the ability to travel here or others because I have yet to develop the same technology Lucy I don't think you can rule that out all right in a week now and I think I think have been many previous civil a citation we know nothing about it which could have been from other planets out that other existences yes I I think that we we cannot do anything like that what was that story you wanted to tell us now all of this I yes this found this eyewitness of formation yes he was quite extraordinary I think giving a talk about an old a colleague I'm sorry woman who's been particularly interested in it and she took a taxi off to it and she said the taxi driver I jumped into when they can talk on crop circles and the taxi driver said oh I so want to stain vantage but let's go back to me very very quickly and I thought well now the house is being wanted offices by stagehands this yeah and I ran through I made very quiet I know that happens in one find anything that has a taxi drivers tennis I number and I said I'm very very interested in your story but that isn't a crop circle extend hands at the moment that we now by I just I don't know now it was yes ago so I said at that particular time of being one in nineteen ninety six one in nineteen ninety seven I wanted two thousand and two it just said how long ago it was and how long it took to the story to get to me and she said oh my goodness I know exactly when you want to live in nineteen ninety six she said because my father was in the army and we were all going on needs to to visit him and he said more than I know it was a Sunday because as we were traveling down the ACA free which is normally absolutely talk back live let's talk about the traffic all the classic was coming back from the west she was getting down to the west chase you had a clear run when I she came down from the rounded body to gain down contains bait to stay and hands and you see statements in the distance and if they think credible how small it knows your name comprise the when you get right up to it and you use it you actually expanding by these amazing Megan is actually gonna place as he sold the isolated followed hoping a bomb the field office it stayed hands and actually call places still she saw a whole lot of cost Holden to the edges of the advantage looking into the field and she called I wonder what they're looking at call pulled IT she nipped in quickly I'm gonna absoluta made she stole the call getting down in front of her hi now I think life all the content found my I pod to believe what I was thinking anyhow she walks out from the activation I think what what was happening to the cloud she said well this is a very strange listening to be some sort of communication between the cloud on what was happening in the field because I'll ask corporate founded the fallen cropping sounded in the field there is a problem he also to expand and may take at the same time interested actually was on the same level as the thieves who couldn't possibly see the face the fact that this call was getting down I think one how long do you think you cook and I have no idea existed when you're watching something like that you just know not looking it's all walk hi there Natalie knowing his face you off so I pressed it and he got quite the Norreys Macy's he said well I dated may twenty twenty twenty five minutes thirty minutes I'm telling them not this thing she said do you think I was that I knew what my soul you want that you gave and what I saw I mean there was no she was a wonderful hours with no locking and that he'll be with the staff thank you too thank you minutes because all the previous ones I heard about it was reported to me how the PS in just a matter of seconds so how could this be twenty thirty minutes well I go away from the very the phone and then I suddenly thought hold on a minute all right all the ones which are simple single buckles on this one with you it measures nine hundred and fifteen point five by five hundred wall and it consisted of a hundred and fifty one chuckles five nine through two games non and I said listen to him quicker the only connection between the fines and number because he said of course yeah send me all the time and since he was fascinated by the time he said this is all part of the formation process it comes up on the ground spring during the formation crisis and this is what he meant it's generally accepted that as a result of what the doctor in the nineteen ninety if it is possible to calculate the final formation thanks to the path face on.
"nato" Discussed on PRI's The World
"Heard that President Macron said. I think it's very insulting Celtic to a lot of different forces and you just can't go around making statements like that about NATO. It's very disrespectful. Trump even went on to say that he could foresee France breaking off from NATO. Nobody needs more than France. And frankly the one that benefits really the least it is the United States we have. At the least. We're helping Europe. Europe unites and they go against a common foe. That may or may not be. Your fault can't tell you that but there are other foes out there also but I think nobody needs it more than France. And that's why I think that when France makes a statement they made about the NATO. It's a very dangerous for them to me. All that made for a tense joint press conference with trump and macro earlier today perhaps to help ease. The tension trump tried out some humor humor. Would you like some Nice Isis fighters could give take you can take. Let's be serious mackrell. All said then. He proceeded to explain the continuing dangers from Isis. Despite his defense of the NATO alliance today trump did repeat a long-running complaint on defense spending calling only some member nations delinquent calling Germany in particular you K- Ambassador to the United Nations Karen. Pierce has been watching NATO seventieth birthday party from her perch in New New York she says despite sharp words NATO is here to stay. It's the most successful lions. I think in history it guarantees the security and freedom of its twenty French nine members. So I've been very pleased to see it in London. We all heard loud and clear French. President Emmanuel macron declaration that NATO is experiencing its brain rain death although John clunker former president of the European Commission says NATO is just a light. Slumber President Trump has music in recent years about quitting the alliance altogether together and then today at a news conference with macro trump had a different take so NATO which was really heading in the wrong direction. Three years ago is heading down. You looking at grasped. I don't think they could have gone much longer now. It's actually very strong and getting stronger. So ambassador appears today they president trump has seemed to embrace NATO even enthusiastically. How do you explain the change of heart? I wouldn't actually agree that NATO had been going down with direction and three years ago I think NATO has some very important strands because it's based on collective defense and that's enshrined in what's called doc find and it means an attack on one nation in NATO can be considered an attack against all and new members continue to want to join it but Donald Trump has dismissed NATO in a big way and even though he sees it's vital signs as turning in a proper direction. Whatever that means I mean he's still will be found to insult both the organization? I think the president has been particularly focused on the cost of NATO to the US compared to at the NATO allies. And I think the important thing about that is that the alliance has agreed to do. What's called burden-sharing they made? Defense Investment Pledge in twenty fourteen moving towards spending percents of GDP on defense that is what the UK does say we are standing up to it and we obviously in Cambridge others deduce saint still. There is a lot of disagreement among a member states about what NATO is four and how it should function. What are the key? Points of friction fiction between the European nations and the US on the purpose of NATO that most were you like the Real Achilles heels. I wouldn't acknowledge that. He has an Achilles heel between. I think there are questions about how far NATO should move into relatively new areas of cyber counterterrorism paternalism. Possibly even space. But I also don't want to give the impression that the threats in Europe have completely gone away in NATO has troops in Estonia for one very good reason which is the threat from Russia and I think allies want to talk about. How exactly they? They can deal effectively with some of these new areas. I'm glad you brought up those NATO allies on the eastern front with Russia because president trump was asked today about whether Russia should be dealt with as a NATO adversary. Here's what he said the good thing to get along with Russia and I can't pay the big stadiums these people like it and the Russian people would like to see to love so apparently at trump's rallies they like when he shows his good relations with Russia the UK and the US do not exactly see eye to eye on Russia right now. Where do the two nations different? How they view the Kremlin? I don't think it's that we we have a difference on how we view Russia. What made a big difference of course to the West view of Russia was the invasion of Crimea and because of the Salisbury chemical weapons attacks in the UK for which we charged the Russian military intelligence? Join US be responsible. We probably probably have fewer automatic connections to Russia whereas I understand the Americans probably have more official dealings with Russia comparatively speaking ambassador peers. There's a lot of polling and conventional wisdom that president trump is widely unpopular in Britain. What do you think that it is? I wouldn't accept that the president's unpopular in Britain. I think that is a lot of respect. In Britain for the US administration and people are pleased that the US president has visited for the NATO summit this huge effects and understanding and respect for America as a whole that doesn't depend on one individual administration and it was of course cemented during the Second World War and in the NATO alliance that came along seventy years ago. So I think there's an enduring friendship and solidarity that that transcends politics six to be honest. UK Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the UN Karen Perez. Thank you thank you in London today. Protesters hit the streets to show their enthusiastic support for a sprawling decades old national bureaucracy. Yeah you heard that right Asia and it's just not for sale. Demonstrators were chanting. The National Health Service in the United Kingdom is unlike anything we have here in the. US US sure Brits will tell you that their state funded network of healthcare facilities is far from perfect but the NHTSA is also widely seen as an institution that is worth protecting acting. And as the world's Ilana Gordon reports there is public anxiety about the future of the National Health Service the NHS started in nineteen forty eight. It's completely tax-funded tax-funded and anyone who's in the UK can use it. Unlike healthcare in the United States services are provided at. No charge and medicines are highly subsidized and none. No no this is really controversial with your elderly person or whether you're a young mother or your child everybody's entitled to Free Universal Comprehensive Healthcare Okay of quality and Standard Louise. Irvine is a doctor in London. She says she's immensely proud of what the National Health Service does for the UK. I know nobody has to worry ever about not being able to afford to pay medical bills if somebody gets counselor coast. They worry about the cancer but they don't have have to worry about whether the Ford Ervin says she's witnessed this firsthand. She's been a primary care doctor for three decades but she and others have also witnessed parts of the National Health Service Begin to erode in more recent years funding and staffing levels have not kept up and that's not good for patients. It is an emergency. What we're finding thing now is? People are waiting.
"nato" Discussed on AP News
"The strength of NATO is that despite these differences we have always been able to unite the wrong court costs to protect and defend the shoulder and it is the responsibility of all of us to make sure that we do this also today because we live in the more unpredictable I'm uncertain rolled
"nato" Discussed on The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell
"But the alliance was formed so that none of the countries in it would ever have to use their military's again that was the dream of NATO. And at the beginning, it was impossible to believe that that dream could come true Europe plunged into full scale war twice in the first half of the twentieth century. There's only twenty years between World War One and World War Two some soldiers fought in. Both of those wars. War in Europe is the normal condition throughout European history. Right up until with American leadership NATO was founded turning European countries from declaring war on each other. Two for the very first time being allies, real allies, durable allies over decades and decades and over the decades as NATO slowly earned its success more European countries wanted to be a part of NATO, especially after the collapse of the country most opposed to the very founding and existence of NATO the Soviet Union and the twenty first century, Vladimir Putin has turned Russia back into an anti NATO posture and Russia is NATO's. Biggest adversary. Vladimir Putin would love to weaken NATO he would love to infect NATO allies with dissension among themselves and in Vladimir Putin's wildest dreams. He would love NATO to collapse the way the Soviet Union, but the Soviet Union was a sprawling imperialistic messy corrupt dictatorship rotting from within a NATO is a collection. Of modern democracies with relatively transparent governing processes that include free debate, healthy descent and real democracy. And those are the year marks of the governments and countries that have thrived in this world since World War Two and so- NATO being the most successful peace organization in history. The organization that has kept the peace in Europe has not been rotting from within for years like the Soviet Union was and is not on the verge of collapse. But NATO is now facing the greatest risk in its history..