In a special United Nations session held last week regarding a global ban on nuclear weapons, Iceland abstained from voting on the measure.
Faxaflói bay, Southwest Iceland, was the site of an eerily warlike situation yesterday, as warships, helicopters, fighter jets, and submarines were all present.
A North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) submarine arrived at Reykjavik harbor today for an annual submarine surveillance exercise.
In a report published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), US Authorities are encouraged to reopen their naval air station in Keflavík, Iceland.
The U.S. government has expressed its opinion to Icelandic authorities that considering increased Russian aggression there may be reason to reopen the U.S. Navy base in Iceland; the U.S. Armed Forces operated the Naval Air Station in Keflavík as a NATO base from 1951 to 2006.
The Royal Danish Air Force will be taking over NATO’s Icelandic air policing to patrol Iceland’s airspace on Monday, August 31.
Katrín Jakobsdóttir, leader of the Left Green Movement, has requested a special meeting of the parliamentary foreign affairs committee to discuss NATO’s support of Turkish attacks on the border between Syria and Iraq. The attacks are not only affecting ISIS, but also local Kurds, who are...
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg came on his first official visit to Iceland since taking office yesterday. In a press conference, he said he welcomes the recent announcement of increased defense cooperation between the Nordic countries.