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The North Atlantic Treaty Organization also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which ...

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An alliance of countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949.

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Office of the Historian


NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into outside of the Western Hemisphere. After the destruction of the Second World War, ...

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) | Britannica.com


NATO military alliance established by the North Atlantic Treaty (also called the Washington Treaty) of April 4, 1949, which sought to create a counterweight to ...

NATO pact signed - Apr 04, 1949 - HISTORY.com


The United States and 11 other nations establish the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), a mutual defense pact aimed at containing possible Soviet  ...

Formation of NATO and Warsaw Pact - Cold War - HISTORY.com


In 1949, the prospect of further Communist expansion prompted the United States and 11 other Western nations to form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ...

NATO - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization - Council on Foreign ...


The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, a Cold War cornerstone of transatlantic security, has significantly recast its role in the past twenty years. Founded in 1949  ...

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) - Cold War Museum


The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). The Cold War was in full swing, as the Soviet Union was rising to power, capturing satellite countries. Using their  ...

North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) | Treaties & Regimes | NTI


NATO's structure comprises separate civil and military structures and various organizations and agencies. Within the civil structure, the main bodies are the ...

North Atlantic Treaty Organization - Infoplease


North Atlantic Treaty Organization , established under the North Atlantic Treaty by Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Iceland,

NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organizaiton, is an military alliance of twenty-eight North American and European countries. The role of the organization is to safeguard the freedom and security of its member countries by political and military means.