History - Assignment #13 - A lex Fong H istory - Assignment...

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Alex Fong History - Assignment #13 1. NATO, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, is an association consisting of countries from both North American and Europe and was formed because they pledge to all work towards accomplishing the same common goals to benefit the North Atlantic region. First signed on April 4, 1949, there are 26 countries in the treaty and hopefully more countries will dedicate themselves to this wonderful cause. The organization’s main goal is to secure freedom and security to everyone in the world. In 1955, the Warsaw Pact was created as a protection from what they Central and Eastern European communist states as a potential threat from the NATO alliances. Created on May 14, 1955, the Pact was kept until 1989 when countries began to dispatch from the group after political changes in the Soviet Union. What the countries in the Pact saw as needed to protect the safety of their countries and people was also seen as an act of promoting the start of what could be another war to
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2010 for the course SOC 000 taught by Professor N/a during the Winter '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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History - Assignment #13 - A lex Fong H istory - Assignment...

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