o As they became more powerful they might try to take over the rest of Europe o

O as they became more powerful they might try to take

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o As they became more powerful they might try to take over the rest of Europe o So USA planned/formed NATO Don’t have to leave troops as a deterrent because Article 5 was in place. This kinda started the cold war??? How does it work? o Democratic Vote about going to war Have to vote on whether or not you have been attacked. Do we deem this an attack o Who is the culprit Yes, and we know who Let’s Do It! USA called NATO for 911 o Obviously something happened They evoked article 5 But who are we going to get??? o Afghanistan o USA always leads NATO on the battlefield USA contributes most troops, money, and weapons USA does not give troops to UN because they are not in charge of them o A European is always head of NATO bureaucracy Management of money etc. o All NATO countries have to contribute troops, money, or weaponry o When a war is happening German troops, French troops, British troops will be commanded by their country but at the top of their structure they answer to the USA USA is the true power of NATO US military extension – international o In charge o Coalition leader True in Afghanistan and would have been true in the Cold War USSR is gone why is there still a NATO? NATO Grows: The cold war is over and communism is dead so is the USSR o So NATO’s reason to exist is gone? They did not dissolve they grew, a lot 1991 – soviet union collapsed
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NATO is to counter soviet expansionism o Soviets were not happy about NATO and they formed the Warsaw Pact Warsaw Pact o To counter the real threat (NATO) 1955 Albania Bulgaria Czechoslovakia East Germany Hungary Poland
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