ORGS #5 - ORGS#5 NATO Intro A defensive organization that have a huge offensive capacity Used to discourage conflict Most successful defensive

ORGS #5 - ORGS#5 NATO Intro A defensive organization that...

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ORGS #5 NATO Intro A defensive organization that have a huge offensive capacity Used to discourage conflict Most successful defensive organization in history: NATO Packs used to be between single states; NATO established the pattern of multi-national defence pacts. Most successful in Most firepower Richest countires Advanced military technologies Includes 3 declared nuclear powers. Most nuclear power collectively. What is NATO? North Atlantic Treaty Organization A defense pact between states that promise to protect each other if attacked by an outside force. Article 5 of the Charter: The spine of the organization. States if you are a NATO member you promise that if any single country is attack; any attack on 1 will be infringed as an attack on ALL members. Example: Luxembourg: NATO member; if any entity attacks tiny Luxembourg all they have to do is invoke article 5. When did NATO Form? Started after WWII. ORIginally comprised of the good guy winners US Canada France UK Italy Norway Portugal Iceland Why did NATO form?

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