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2022-05-31: News Headlines

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO nations' heads of military intelligence, Ukrainian counterpart, held secret meeting in Prague. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Czech News AgencyMay 30, 2022 Chiefs of NATO secret military services met in Prague last week Heads of military intelligence services of NATO countries met in Prague last week and allies joined the meeting too, as well as their Ukrainian counterpart who attended via videoconference, military intelligence spokesman Jan Pejsek told ƒåTK today. The event …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO holds air attack exercise in Slovenia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOAllied Air Command Slovenia hosts tenth JTAC exercise Adriatic Strike From May 29 to Jun 3, the Republic of Slovenia will host the multi-national live-fly Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) exercise Adriatic Strike 2022 for the tenth consecutive time. The Slovenian Armed Forces will host around 6 participants from 25 Allied and Partner nations bringing …

Staff (2022-05-31). 45 ships, 75 planes: NATO Baltic war games begin in five days. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Naval Striking and Support Forces NATOMay 30, 2022 BALTOPS 22 to kick off in June Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22, the 51st iteration of the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place from June 5-17. Fourteen NATO Allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel will …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey invokes NATO's Article 5 to oppose Finnish, Swedish accession. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Upshot: NATO must support Turkey's wars in Iraq and Syria, and of course its war against the PKK in Turkey itself. ==== Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Nordic states' admission to NATO risk for alliance: Erdogan The admission of Sweden and Finland to NATO entails risks to Turkey's security and the future of the alliance, …

Staff (2022-05-31). NATO Parliamentary Assembly pushes Georgia's membership, subjugation of Abkhazia, S. Ossetia. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Agenda.geMay 31, 2022 NATO discusses Ukraine war, strengthening alliance in Assembly involving Georgia's Parliamentary delegation …Ukraine [and] strengthening NATO and adapting it to the growing threats were discussed in a Parliamentary Assembly of the alliance in Vilnius between Friday and Monday, with the Permanent Delegation of the Parliament of Georgia involved. Led by Irakli Beraia, …

Staff (2022-05-31). Crossroads of three continents: NATO chief, Spanish king hail 40 years of NATO's global conflicts. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com NATOMay 30, 2022 Speech by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the ceremony marking the 40th Anniversary of Spain's accession to NATO Your Majesty, Prime Minister, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is really an honour and pleasure to be here today with you to celebrate 40 years of Spain within the NATO Alliance. And I …

Staff (2022-05-31). Military at NATO level: Japan "can't be onlooker" in U.S. vs China/Russia conflict. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Kyodo NewsMay 31, 2022 Japan may need to boost defense costs to 10 tril. yen: think tank Japan may need to increase its annual defense costs to as much as 10 trillion yen ($80 billion) from the current nearly 6 trillion yen to deal with China's growing military threat, a Defense Ministry think tank said …

Staff (2022-05-31). U.S. senator's surprise visit to Taiwan triggers massive Chinese military response. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Duckworth formerly represented a congressional district west of Chicago. Her mother is ethnic Chinese from Thailand; her father, who served in both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps, in World War II and the Vietnam War, boasted that members of his family had fought in every American armed conflict since the Revolutionary War. She herself …

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkey has fought wars for NATO for 70 years: Erdogan. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Azeri Press AgencyMay 31, 2022 Erdogan: "Turkey has been a stabilising power and a force for good in Caucasus" Turkey has been a proud and indispensable NATO ally for 70 years, said Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Turkish President in an article published in "The Economist", APA reports. Our country joined the alliance in 1952, having sent …

Staff (2022-05-31). As Ankara threatens France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Greece. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The alliance of democratic states. Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 Turkey summons French, German envoys over PKK activities Turkey has summoned ambassadors of France and Germany over the activities of the terrorist organization PKK on their territories, warning all NATO members, as well as Sweden and Finland, who wish to join the alliance, to end …

Staff (2022-05-31). After use in Ukraine, "whole world is a customer" for Turkish combat drone. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com InsiderMay 30, 2022 'The whole world' is racing to buy the drones that have helped Ukrainians obliterate Russian tanks and missile launchers, their designer says "The whole world" wants to buy the Bayraktar TB2 drone, its designer recently told Reuters. Turkish firm Baykar Technologies designed the aerial weapon, which launches laser-guided missiles. The drone has …

Gisela Perez Kusakawa (2022-05-31). From Japanese American Incarceration to the China Initiative, Discrimination Against AAPI Communities Must End. aclu.org More than 75 years after the systematic incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, the U.S. Justice Department launched the "China Initiative," inciting widespread fear of racial profiling for Asian Americans across the country. This year, as Asian Americans Advancing Justice — AAJC commemorates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), we reflect on the exclusion, traumatization, and scapegoating of our communities under the pretext of national security. | We fight for visibility in our country's history to stop a cyclical pattern of discrimination and profiling. We recognize the resi…

Staff (2022-05-31). Turkish party leader demands twelve Greek islands. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com Hurriyet Daily NewsMay 31, 2022 MHP leader warns against US bases in Greece Nine military bases established by the United States in Greece are a threat to Turkey's national security, the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) leader Devlet Bahàßeli said on May 31. "With its harassment and provocations, Greece is playing with fire," Bahàßeli said addressing …

Staff (2022-05-31). Georgian ruling party continues to resist broader war in former USSR. antibellum679354512.wordpress.com The MessengerMay 30, 2022 Military Support for Will not be Considered, Irakli Kobakhidze Says Georgian Dream chairman Irakli Kobakhidze told the press the Ukrainian government is in a state of diplomatic demarche towards Georgia. According to him, the visit of the Prime Minister Irakli Gharibashvili at such times is connected with obstacles. When asked by …

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