North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)



Military alliance formed between 26 nations to enforce the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949. NATO was originally formed to combat the spread of communism, but has grown since then to provide a mutual defense from external threats. As of 2008, NATO is made up of these nations: Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, and the United States. The organization is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

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  • When doing business with other countries you must make sure that everything you do is ok with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

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  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was vital in promoting open communication between the nations that had tension in their history.

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  • The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was not an interesting thing for me to learn about and it made me a bit annoyed.

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