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British air force jets in Estonia intercept Russian jets

Britain’s Royal Air Force said Monday that two of its jets deployed in Estonia have been scrambled twice in recent days to intercept Russian aircraft.

The military draft is making a comeback in Europe

For many young Europeans, a post-high-school “gap year” has become a rite of passage, with many enjoying a year to travel the world and celebrate their newfound freedom. But a …

UPDATED: Sat., June 30, 2018

U.S. ambassador to Estonia resigns over Trump comments

The U.S. ambassador to Estonia has resigned over frustrations with President Donald Trump’s comments about the European Union and his treatment of Washington’s European allies.

UPDATED: Mon., July 31, 2017

VP Pence in Estonia: Attack on one NATO ally is attack on all

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday strongly pledged America’s commitment to protecting NATO allies against attacks, including the Baltic states, which have anxiously watched a growing Russian military presence …

UPDATED: Sun., July 30, 2017

Pence begins 3-nation European tour in NATO member Estonia

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrived Sunday in Estonia for meetings with the presidents of three Baltic nations in northeastern Europe, the first stop of a four-day European tour.

Krauthammer: Vital to utter words of deterrence

Trump’s omission was all the more damaging because of his personal history. This is a man chronically disdainful of NATO.

UPDATED: Sat., April 22, 2017

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says one of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched a thorough investigation into Russia’s alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to “prevent …

Trudy Rubin: Democracy threatened as populism rises

What Trumpism ignores is Ilves’ larger point: The West must recognize the value of a free and secure Europe, something that NATO countries took for granted during the past two …

Students earn money selling educational books

To morning commuters on busy Division Street, it could look like a tribal dance complete with jumps, hoots and hollers and rhythmic clapping. Three handsome young men dance in a …