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    1. July 22, 2016

      Cyber threats prompt Estonia to set up UK data centre

      Fearful of Russian cyber attack or invasion, the Baltic state of Estonia is planning to make a virtual copy of itself —...

    2. The World

      July 21, 2016

      Trump's foreign policy - nine points from his NYT interview

      On the eve of his acceptance speech at the Republican convention, Donald Trump has rattled allies in Europe and Asia...

    1. July 21, 2016

      Nato chief Jens Stoltenberg rebuffs Trump on warning to alliance

      Nato’s top civilian issued a sharp rebuttal to Donald Trump on Thursday after the Republican presidential nominee...

    2. July 19, 2016

      Georgia warns post-Brexit EU not to soften stance on Russia

      Georgia’s president has urged the EU not to allow Britain’s departure to affect its attitude towards defending the east...

    3. Fast FT

      July 15, 2016

      Coup attempt in Turkey — analysts react

      News was quickly breaking on Friday evening on the coup attempt in Turkey, but the reaction in financial markets was...

    4. July 10, 2016

      Russia attacks Nato’s decision to strengthen defences in Poland

      Russia on Sunday blasted Nato’s decision to strengthen its defences against its eastern neighbour and warned that the...

    5. July 10, 2016

      Nato show of unity masks domestic divisions

      Nato leaders sat down for dinner in Warsaw’s presidential palace on Friday, capping a day of tough talks on Russia and...

    6. The World

      July 9, 2016

      Why Obama decided to criticise Poland

      It was a carefully worded criticism – just 160 words long – that Barack Obama delivered to Poland’s government on...

    7. July 9, 2016

      Nato and EU put on show of unity after Brexit vote

      Nato and the EU touted a “historic” agreement on defence and security, as they sought to counter concerns that...

    8. July 8, 2016

      Obama rebukes Poland for rule of law issue

      US President Barack Obama called on Poland’s government to “support democratic institutions”, voicing concern over...

    9. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls for 'pragmatic' EU/UK talks

      US president Barack Obama has called for the UK and EU to avoid “protracted and adversarial” negotiations over...

    10. Fast FT

      July 8, 2016

      Obama calls Dallas attack 'vicious, calculated'

      Barack Obama has condemned what he called a “vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement” in Dallas on...

    11. July 8, 2016

      America’s alliance with Britain and Europe will endure

      This may be the most important moment for our transatlantic alliance since the end of the cold war. Terrorist attacks...

    12. July 7, 2016

      Angela Merkel says Russia damaging Europe’s security

      German chancellor Angela Merkel has blamed Russia for undermining European security, on the eve of the Nato summit...

    13. Fast FT

      July 7, 2016

      Merkel: Russia has 'profoundly disturbed' eastern Europe

      German chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday blamed Russia for undermining European security in “words and deeds” and...

    14. July 7, 2016

      Reinforcements fail to quell unease on Nato’s eastern flank

      Filled with armoured vehicles, soldiers posing for photographs and people waving US flags, the main square in Olsztyn...

    15. The Exchange

      July 6, 2016

      What to expect from the Nato summit in Warsaw

      Nato leaders gather in Warsaw this week at a time of great uncertainty and growing instability. Russia is once again a...

    16. July 3, 2016

      Nato’s Warsaw summit is a test the west must pass

      The Nato summit that convenes in Warsaw on July 8 was always going to be unusually important because of the recent...

    17. July 3, 2016

      Lithuania welcomes Nato deployment of troops

      Lithuania has welcomed Nato plans to dispatch troops close to the Russian border as the beginning of a new policy of...

    18. June 30, 2016

      European wargames

      Deep in a birch forest on a hot May morning, our rattling 4x4 comes to a crunching halt, a small cloud of sandy dust...

    19. June 29, 2016

      Obama maintains his popularity in Europe and Asia

      President Barack Obama remains hugely popular in Europe and Asia, Donald Trump has record-breaking negative ratings and...

    20. June 28, 2016

      Turkey seeks a way out of international isolation

      Turkey has found itself increasingly isolated internationally and bereft of allies in a hinterland going up in flames....

    21. Fast FT

      June 24, 2016

      Tusk: Cameron to be excluded from summit day 2

      A sign of things to come. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, has told the bloc’s now 27 leaders they will...

    22. June 16, 2016

      The dubious lure of taking on the elite

      Brexiters are courting a protest vote. Fed up with Brussels? Worried about immigration? Then vote Leave. In real life...

    23. June 16, 2016

      Nato to expand role in tackling refugee flows in Mediterranean

      Nato will take a more prominent role in handling the EU’s refugee crisis by expanding its presence across the...

    24. June 14, 2016

      Nato sets out plan to put troops on eastern flank

      Nato defence ministers have fleshed out a plan to send troops to the alliance’s eastern flank in a bid to deter...

    25. June 12, 2016

      Poland and Baltic states explore anti-aircraft shield

      The Baltic states and Poland are in discussions with defence contractors to create a regional anti-aircraft missile...

    26. FT Photo Diary

      June 7, 2016

      NATO Anaconda-16 exercise

      US Army C-17 Globemaster military transport planes drop US paratroopers from the 82 Airborne Division during the Swift...

    27. June 2, 2016

      Poland cannot afford to ignore Europe’s warning

      In the decades since the fall of communism, Poland has often been hailed as one of the EU’s great success stories,...

    28. June 1, 2016

      Putin has west in cross hairs with social media offensive

      Five popular Twitter accounts known for their acerbic lampoons of Russian foreign policy have become the latest victims...

    29. May 30, 2016

      Defence spending by Nato’s Europe states up as uncertainty rises

      Defence spending by Europe’s Nato states is set to rise for the first time in nearly a decade, figures show, as fears...

    30. May 26, 2016

      Estonia calls for Patriot shield to deter Russia in Baltic region

      Patriot missiles are needed in the Baltic states to deter a Russian invasion, Estonia’s defence chief has warned. As...

    31. May 23, 2016

      Donald Trump’s retreat from American greatness

      Donald Trump loves to say that he will “make America great again”. But Mr Trump’s foreign policy ideas actually amount...

    32. May 22, 2016

      Polish schoolchildren offered Nato lessons

      Alongside classes in civic studies and national history, Polish schoolchildren have a new subject to fit into their...

    33. May 20, 2016

      Nato divided over renewing dialogue with Russia

      Divisions are growing within Nato over the need to renew dialogue with Russia, as fears grow that the stand-off between...

    34. May 20, 2016

      ‘2017: War With Russia: An Urgent Warning from Senior Military Command’, by Richard Shirreff

      There is a moment in every James Bond movie when the villain laboriously explains his master plan, typically revealing...

    35. May 15, 2016

      Nato rapid unit not fit for eastern Europe deployment, say generals

      Nato’s new “spearhead” rapid reaction force could not be deployed in eastern Europe if there was a war with Russia,...

    36. May 13, 2016

      Russia’s military ambitions make waves in the Black Sea

      On a bright afternoon in late April, the Canadian frigate Fredericton patrols off Romania. A Russian spy ship, clearly...

    37. May 10, 2016

      Germany’s march towards a leading role in European defence

      Germany’s announcement that it is preparing to increase the size of its armed forces by about 7,000 is an important...

    38. May 2, 2016

      Germany to push for progress towards European army

      Germany is to push for progress towards a European army by advocating a joint headquarters and shared military assets,...

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