This paper discussion of the origins and evolution of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), describes NATO as linchpin in US-European defense structure since 1949 and analyzes individual members, their goals and goals of the organization.
# 18594 | 4,500 words | 8 sources | 1991 |
Published on Feb 12, 2003 in History (U.S. Post-Modern 1965-Present) , History (European - 20th Century) , International Relations (General)
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From the Paper:"The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has been a linchpin in the U.S.-European defense structure since its founding in 1949. The end of the Cold War has been hailed as a major shift in world political power and as evidence of a less dangerous international climate, and this has also called into question the need for the continuation of NATO, among other defense alliances. The founding of NATO was a major post-war accomplishment for the mutual defense of Europe and the North Atlantic region. Throughout its history, NATO has been almost as much a source of internal tension among members as it has been an effective defense tool. Yet, NATO is seen as perhaps the most successful defensive alliance in history and remains today the only truly functioning ... "
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