November 30, 1993
Foreign ministers from NATO and the successor states of the former Warsaw Pact will meet in the Belgian capital Friday to discuss prospects for deepening cooperation between the onetime Cold War enemies. A total of 38 nations will be represented at the North Atlantic Cooperation Council talks. They are expected to concentrate on a variety of issues, including the prospects of joint training for peacekeeping missions and the feasibility of a recent U.S.
February 26, 1992 |
NATO Secretary General Manfred Woerner on Tuesday proclaimed a new era of partnership with Russia, the alliance's old Cold War foe, but said that actual Russian membership in NATO is not in the offing. "They did not request membership," he told reporters as he wrapped up a three-day visit to Russia and Ukraine.
March 11, 1992 |
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the Western alliance that won the Cold War, is struggling to carve out a new mission for itself--a mission that some members said Tuesday should be as a military peacekeeper for all of Europe, both East and West. The alliance on Tuesday welcomed all but one of the republics of the former Soviet Union--the remnants of the superpower that NATO was formed to resist--into a new security body, the North Atlantic Cooperation Council.
June 6, 1992 |
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and its former foes in Eastern Europe signed a historic but long-delayed treaty here Friday that aims to vastly reduce arsenals of tanks, artillery, armored vehicles and other conventional weapons in Europe.
December 4, 1993 |
Before departing on a trip to meet with NATO and European military leaders, Defense Secretary Les Aspin outlined an ambitious plan Friday for military operations among selected nations that would address changing post-Cold War security needs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 14, 1992
To see the fighting as a chronic ethnic conflict, however, is to miss a sudden, horrendous worsening of it. All-out war has raged in the republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina only since March when the Croat and Muslim Slav portions of the Bosnian population voted for independence in an election that the Bosnian Serb minority boycotted. And yet of the million refugees, 70% are now Bosnians.