Turkey’s foreign minister is saying his country’s use of a Russian missile defense system poses no threat to NATO or its allies. On Thursday, he called for NATO to form a working group and address the claim the Russian S-400 missile system isn’t compatible with U.S. made F-35 fighter jets.
NATO has suspended its training mission in Iraq following a U.S. airstrike that killed Iranian General Qasem Soleimani. On Saturday, officials said the training mission, which was aimed at teaching Iraqi forces how to prevent the Islamic State from regaining strength, has been temporarily halted.
President Trump took a hardline stance on member contributions to the NATO budget amid mounting disagreements over the alliance’s mandate going forward. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.