NATO Afghanistan deliberations still in the futureLocal News
- Belgium, Sweden join NATO cyber defense center in TallinnLocal News
- Estonia's public administration minister resigns over NATO remarks 1Local News
- Special rules for allied offendersLocal NewsThe British marine who struck an assistant police officer in Tallinn last year is the first allied soldier in whose case Estonia decided not to implement its laws. The decision is tied to guarantees in allied soldiers' contracts, and the public prosecutor's office has completed a set of guidelines for dealing with relevant cases in the future.
- Danish soldiers warned about possible provocations during stay in EstoniaLocal NewsDanish soldiers who will arrive in Estonia as part of NATO's enhanced forward presence battalion battle group at year-end will have to be careful as they might encounter provocations of Russian agents, the aim of which is to compromise the alliance's soldiers, the Danish daily Politiken reported referring to a report published by the Danish Defense Intelligence Service (DDIS).
- Veronica Anghel: Eastern Europe, President Trump and his not-so Great AmericaOpinion
- First batch of British troops' equipment arrived in Estonia on WednesdayLocal News
- Nearly 130 British troops to arrive in Estonia on FridayLocal News
- Threat compass still pointed eastLocal News“The regime in Russia currently makes it the only threat to the constitutional order and territorial integrity of Estonia. There is no cause for panic. The likelihood of a direct military attack against NATO member Estonia and NATO remains low but not nonexistent,” said Director of the Information Board Mikk Marran when presenting the “Estonia in the International Security Situation 2017” report yesterday.
- A dozen howitzers in four yearsLocal News
- Engineers want to cook spy dronesLocal NewsA defense industry development grants competition awarded financial support from the taxpayer to the visions of four companies. The realization of these visions would result in a unique solution for blinding camera drones, voice guidance for a pocket tank, eavesdropping on enemy communications, and a super-economical battery.
- USA will remain in NATO under Trump presidencyLocal NewsArizona Senator John McCain assured at his meeting with Estonia’s Prime Minister Jüri Ratas yesterday that the USA will retain its position in NATO. Ratas emphasized at the news conference after the meeting the importance of NATO for Estonia and the Estonians. He added that the EU and NATO should develop closer cooperation. McCain congratulated Ratas on becoming the premier and expressed hope that cooperation between the two countries will continue.
- McCain: US-Baltic relations are more important than they have been for a long timeLocal News
- Retired U.S. general voices concern over Putin's moves in Baltic regionLocal News
- Estonian, German heads of state talk about bilateral relations in BerlinLocal News
- Estonia affirms continued support to Georgia's EU, NATO courseLocal News
- Fallon: UK to send tanks to EstoniaLocal News
- More conscripts and better intelligenceLocal News
- Estonia will not participate in bilateral defense-related talks with RussiaLocal News
- Estonian govt approves Montenegro joining NATOLocal News
- US fighter jets F-15C arrive in EstoniaLocal News
- Editorial: Clinton v TrumpOpinionIn Philadelphia yesterday, the Democratic Party ended its convention by setting up Hillary Clinton as presidential candidate. To showcase party unity, lots of top cadres supported Ms Clinton such as president Barack Obama and her primaries opponent Bernie Sanders. Somewhat surprisingly, a culmination was the emotional and mighty address by first lady Michelle Obama, historic by now no doubt.
- USA wants F-35 fighters in Baltics 1Estonian newsThe United States of America have been discussing sending a unit composed of their most modern and expensive F-35 fighter planes into the Baltic region as these are employed in second half of the year. «We desire that F-35, for instance, do a little Baltic air policing,» (AAC) head General Herbert «Hawk» Carlisle said speaking to US Congress armed forces committee the day before yesterday.
- Veronica Anghel: the worth of a NATO Eastern Flank Working GroupOpinionThe true value of binding agreements lies in their implementation. The willingness and attention with which a contract is negotiated is an indicator of the document’s ceremonial or substantial value. And then, the functioning mechanisms set up to implement these agreements make or break its success.
- Defmin says NATO should place heavy armored unit in EstoniaLocal News
- Estonian PM: decision to increase NATO presence is breakthroughLocal News
- Entrepreneurs unsupportive of proposal by VähiEconomy
- Editorial: don't sell security for pottage of lentilesOpinion
- Tiit Vähi: anti-Russia torch of war damaging to business Former Prime Minister talks to PostimeesEconomy
- Editorial: Finns sitting on a fenceOpinionHorrified, the Finnish reporters sat in silence. A Sauli Niinistö fidgeted, all nervous. For Vladimir Putin, this seemed not enough and he decided to quote a friend in Finland who once said that NATO was willing to fight Russia till the last Finn. Mr Putin asked: «Is that what you want?» And added: «We don´t need it.» The words were hardly soothing to anyone present.
- Editorial: keep it cool, Brexit or notOpinion
- Hanso: Kremlin itself is turning Ukraine into a Western nationEstonian news
- NATO Force Integration Unit gets own houseLocal NewsEstablished a year ago and thus far operating in a section of the Defence Forces headquarters, the 41-member NATO Force Integration Unit today receives a building of its own. As proven by the recent Trident Juncture 2016 exercises, Estonia is now in full readiness to receive NATO Response Force as urgency arises.
- Aegean Sea stirs storms between neighbouring Greece and TurkeyOpinion
- Estonian security expert Juri Luik could become new NATO deputy secretary generalLocal News