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NATO

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A military alliance originally designed to deter against potential Soviet invasion. Members pledge mutual defense; that is, an attack on one is considered an attack on all. Since the end of the Cold War, NATO has been involved in other military engagement, notably in the Balkans and Afghanistan. Members include the United States and a number of European countries. It was founded in 1949 and is based in Brussels.
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And with it, the whole credibility of the US-dominated Western Alliance.
The Taliban started this war, and now it is for the Western Alliance, with the help of those Arab states who also decry terrorist barbarism, to put a stop to it.
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They welcomed the Czech Republic, Poland, and Hungary to the Western Alliance but blocked Romania and Slovenia, despite pressure from other Euro nations.
Gray goes on to suggest that the principal deterrent "in the foreground" to discourage Soviet leaders from waging war on the Western Alliance in Europe, or upon its "vital interests elsewhere," would be the fact of "an economically vastly superior enemy coalition" persistent in defending its interests.
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