NATO_Video_Notes.pdf - NATO International Organizations-Alternative way to keep peace in the world Force Being most powerful org in the planet Defensive

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NATO: International Organizations ____________________________________________________________________________ -Alternative way to keep peace in the world: Force - Being most powerful org. in the planet - Defensive org. with great offensive capacity - Most successful defensive org. in human history (NATO) -Individual sovereign states (originally) but now groups of countries in a pact - NATO biggest pact of kind EVER - Most firepower - most tanks, aircraft carriers, 3 declared nuclear powers WHAT : - North Atlantic Treaty Organization: Defense pack between states that promise to protect each other if attacked by an outside force -Understand power & significance Article 5 of Chapter: - Rules/Regulations: Spine of whole NATO org. - If join, you are NATO member = any NATO country attacked, all NATO will attack them -Luxemburg is a member WHEN : After WW2 - 1949 -Originally made of Western powers (France, Italy, Norway, Poland, Iceland, Canada, US) WHY : - Anti-USSR block; anti-communism = USSR was a major threat to western democracies - Helped invade Poland, liberate places from Nazi Germany HOW : - DEMOCRATIC - 9/11 NATO invoked Article 5 -
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