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Mission accomplished: MNDSE is ready to deter and defend

Mission accomplished: MNDSE is ready to deter and defend

Mar 24, 2018
Yesterday in the snowy hills of Cincu in central Romania, I had the pleasure of joining Defense Minister Mihai-Viorel Fifor and Chief of Defense General Nicolae-Ionel Ciucă to celebrate the accomplishments of Multinational Division Southeast —the newest NATO regional headquarters based in Bucharest.

Kosovo is open for business!

Kosovo is open for business!

Feb 23, 2018
They were quick to explain that, in their experience, Kosovo offered some unique opportunities for business development and real untapped potential. 

I see progress in Sarajevo

I see progress in Sarajevo

Feb 22, 2018
Sure, there are challenges.  Yet we face these problems to some extent in all of our countries. Point is, I see progress.  People are well informed, articulate and energized to improve themselves and their families. 

Maintaining bridges for a better world

Maintaining bridges for a better world

Feb 2, 2018
I believe bridges connect. They require cooperation to build and maintain and are important symbols, connecting people, enabling trade and facilitating prosperity.

Ambassadors share insights on the Balkans

Ambassadors share insights on the Balkans

Jan 19, 2018
We made a commitment to meet quarterly and continue to build on our success, as we maintain a safe and prosperous region.

Brunssum and Naples: brothers, not twins

Brunssum and Naples: brothers, not twins

Dec 11, 2017
Together we face challenges both known and unpredictable.  As General Scaparrotti focuses us on the broad challenges of Russia, radicals and relevance, our two JFCs work to anticipate evolving details and craft approaches to address them.

KFOR XXII in Command: NATO’s “Enduring Commitment” in Kosovo

KFOR XXII in Command: NATO’s “Enduring Commitment” in Kosovo

Nov 16, 2017
NATO is committed to long-term peace and security. Major General Cuoci’s new KFOR motto says it all: "Enduring Commitment.”

The NATO Kosovo Force: 18 Years Strong

The NATO Kosovo Force: 18 Years Strong

Oct 31, 2017
Strengthening the "bridge” between the diplomatic and military sides of NATO can make a major difference. It allows us to understand each other’s goals, wants and needs to accomplish the overall mission.

 

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