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.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO /ˈneɪtoʊ/; French: Organisation
du traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an
An alliance of countries from North America and Europe committed to fulfilling the
goals of the North Atlantic Treaty signed on 4 April 1949.
NATO was the first peacetime military alliance the United States entered into
outside of the Western Hemisphere. After the destruction of the Second World
The perceived need for a new defensive unit to rival the Eastern bloc was exacerbated by the Berlin Blockade of 1949, leading to an agreement that same year with many nations from Europe. The centrepiece of the NATO treaty
is Article 5, promising collective security:
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North Atlantic Treaty Organization , established under the North Atlantic Treaty by
Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Great Britain, Iceland,
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April 4, 1949 establishing the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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