US President said he's confident the US commitment to the trans-Atlantic alliance will continue. That includes the US pledge to defend all its NATO treaty allies, Obama said in a speech in Athens.
From nationalism to NATO spending, the trans-Atlantic relationship under US President Donald Trump is worse than it has been in decades. But, note practitioners and scholars, it doesn't have to stay that way.
Turkey and Greece's leaders have publicly aired their grievances at an unusually candid press conference. The two NATO members are divided over a series of issues — some decades old, others much more recent.
While Recep Erdogan visits Greece as the first Turkish head of state in 65 years to do so, Turks who recently fled reflect on what compelled them to go. Marianna Karakoulaki and Dimitris Tosidis report from Thessaloniki.
As smuggling activity in the Aegean Sea has reached the highest level since last fall, the Greek islands are once again becoming overcrowded. Diego Cupolo reports that most new arrivals come via Turkey.
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