Areas of cooperation include education training civil emergency planning

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Areas of cooperation include education, training, civil emergency planning, science, terrorism. Sweden & NATO: 1949 Sweden chose not to join NATO, declared security policy aiming for non-alignment in peace/neutrality at war. Sweden remains non-aligned.
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8/6/2012 9 Collective Security Collective Defense? Security or Defense? Collective security missions increasingly prominent, but collective defense missions remain NATO’s “primary” responsibility. Concern NATO expansion could spark new arms race between major powers. NATO promotes regional cooperation, possible means to European Union integration.
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8/6/2012 10 Warsaw Pact Warsaw Pact Warsaw Pact - Warsaw Treaty Organization, alliance creating USSR- dominated military/ political alliance to counter NATO. Reaction to admittance of West Germany to NATO. Long term - Warsaw Pact designed to counter NATO, strengthen Russian control over satellite ‘Captive Nations” states, and boost Russian power in diplomacy. Pact formalized and acted as one of two key power blocs in Cold War. Warsaw Pact troops operated under Brezhnev Doctrine. Compliance with USSR mandatory.
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8/6/2012 11 Warsaw Pact Member Nations Warsaw Pact, originally 20- year agreement, renewed 1985. Officially dissolved July 1, 1991 at end of Cold War. Member nations: Soviet Union, Albania (withdrew 1968), Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, East Germany (withdrew 1990), Hungary, Poland, and Romania. NATO Expansion
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8/6/2012 12 Membership Path Requirements for nations seeking NATO membership: Functioning democratic political system based on market economy. Fair treatment of minority populations. Commitment to peaceful resolution of conflicts. Ability and willingness to make military contribution to NATO operations. Commitment to democratic civil- military relations and institutional structures. High North United States and NATO lay claim to and extend military presence in High North: The Arctic Circle and waters connecting with it, Barents, Norwegian Seas, the Baltic. U.S. issued National Security Presidential Directive 66, January 12, 2009. "The United States has broad and fundamental national security interests in the Arctic region [which] include such matters as missile defense and early warning; deployment of sea and air systems for strategic sealift, strategic deterrence, maritime presence, and maritime security operations.“ Coordinated initiative by the West to encroach on Arctic territory and confront Russia in High North. NATO member states, individually and collectively, increase military presence and war fighting ability in High North accelerated dramatically.
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8/6/2012 13 Sweden and NATO Alarming and aggressive campaign in High North exemplified by 10-day Loyal Arrow 2009 NATO military exercises conducted in Sweden. NATO rapid-reaction force in war games near contested Arctic territories.
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