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A History of NATO The First Fifty Years by Gustav Schmidt

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Defence strategy, planning & research,
  • International institutions,
  • World history,
  • NATO,
  • Military - Strategy,
  • Popular Culture - General,
  • Art

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10557023M
ISBN 100333774892
ISBN 109780333774892

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  The book appears to be aimed at a student audience, as demonstrated by the “questions for discussion” at the end of each chapter, but its comprehensiveness makes it almost a NATO Handbook. As in his previous books, Sloan builds on former US NATO Ambassador Harlan Cleveland’s famous notion of NATO as a “transatlantic bargain”.Author: Michael Rühle. In , NATO and Russia established the NATO-Russia Council, through which Russia participates in NATO discussions on many nondefense issues, but following Russia's occupation and annexation of Crimea in , NATO suspended most of its cooperation with Russia. A History of NATO - The First Fifty Years offers the first comprehensive study of the institution's activities and development over the past five decades. Written by a team of international scholars, it analyses the factors which have made NATO the most successful politico-military alliance in Brand: Palgrave Macmillan UK. This book is a chronological account of the life and times of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization since its inception in the late 's up to the beginning of the 21st Century. In the author's words, " is not a bureaucratic history of NATO organs in Paris or Brussels, nor one meant to hive off the history of NATO from the larger Cold Cited by: 5.

history of alliances – why they are formed and what makes them disband – and then, using insights gained from history, evaluates NATO’s state against these objective Size: KB.   The incidents interrupted Exercise Mainbrace, a massive set of NATO war-game maneuvers. In late September , only months after a rash of “flying saucer” sightings over Washington, D.C. made Author: Dave Roos. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. NATO Born Germany Reborn. 3: William Park, William H. Park Snippet view - Defending the West: a history of NATO William H. Park Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. “Milestones in the History of U.S. Foreign Relations” has been retired and is no longer maintained. For more information, please see the full notice. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created in by the United States, Canada, and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO, / ˈ n eɪ t oʊ /; French: Organisation du traité de l'Atlantique nord, OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 30 North American and European countries. The organization implements the North Atlantic Treaty that was signed on 4 April NATO constitutes a system of collective Headquarters: Brussels, Belgium. The Evolution of NATO, – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was born at the outset of the Cold War, designed to meet three complementary objectives: deter Soviet expansionism, prevent the revival of nationalist militarism in Europe through a strong North American presence on the continent, and encourage European political integration. In November , Soviet nuclear forces went on high alert. After months nervously watching increasingly assertive NATO military posturing, Soviet intelligence agencies in Western Europe received flash telegrams reporting alarming activity on U.S. bases. In response, the Soviets began planning for a countdown to a nuclear first strike by NATO on Eastern Europe. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), military alliance established by the North Atlantic Treaty (also called the Washington Treaty) of April 4, , which sought to create a counterweight to Soviet armies stationed in central and eastern Europe after World War II. Its original members were Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Iceland, Italy.