NATO welcomes Turkey's decision to form spearhead unit

May 2015
Journal of Turkish Weekly;5/18/2015, p25
The article reports on the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) positive reaction to Turkey's offer to take responsibility for the formation of the Spearhead Force as part of NATO's high readiness force in 2021. Topics covered include the enlargement of the NATO Response Force's size, Turkey's role as a framework nation in the Very High Readiness Joint Task Force, and efforts to develop a strategy to deal with the Islamic State (IS) or Daesh militants.


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