Four years ago, French President Emmanuel Macron, newly arrived in office, proposed a European Defense Force — a counterweight to a NATO alliance he and increasingly other EU leaders feared was being effectively held hostage by the United States and especially Donald Trump.
Although Ukraine remains outgunned in its war with Russia, as CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports, Ukrainian pilots are more than answering the call.
North Korea fired a possible intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) into the waters off Japan’s western coast on Thursday, Japan’s vice defense minister said.
Leaders attending a slew of emergency summits here Thursday were working to settle on the next phase of the Western response to Russia’s war in Ukraine, which US officials warn is entering an uncertain but bloody stretch.
Ukrainian armed forces said they destroyed a large Russian landing ship at the port of Berdyansk in southern Ukraine on Thursday.
Lviv, Ukraine (CNN) — The first warm, sunny days of spring in the southern Mykolaiv region are ushering in a grim new reality: the smell of the dead.
Former oligarch Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who was once the richest man in Russia before spending 10 years in prison for going against Vladimir Putin, speaks with CNN’s Erin Burnett about the Russian president’s mindset and the state of the country’s military a month into the war in Ukraine.
A rare face-to-face meeting between Russian and US military officials last week led to an “outburst” of emotion from a normally stoic Russian general, a “revealing moment” that the Americans present believe hinted at larger morale problems in Russia’s military, according to a closely held US military readout of what transpired.
President Joe Biden is in Europe to inaugurate the post-, post-Cold War era.