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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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Contact on Behalf of Atlantic Alliance Partnership Corp.
Reyn argues persuasively that de Gaulle asked "too much for France" and then distanced himself from the Atlantic alliance when he could not realize his vision of it (p.
He said that NATO remains committed to the policy of "open doors" for all countries willing to join the North Atlantic Alliance.
As an incentive to encourage customers to register their cruise preferences, ATLANTIC ALLIANCE is offering an annual prize draw - those taking part can win two overnight stays, each for two persons, in one of the member ports.
The expansion of the North Atlantic alliance to twenty-six members including the three Baltic states marks the further advance of democracy and freedom throughout Europe.
There have been times when it was predicted by the all-knowing pundits that the Atlantic Alliance would crumble, that it would become irrelevant, that it was history.
Garton Ash takes an even sharper look at British pretensions to be a pivotal power, the hinge on which the future of the Atlantic alliance may turn.
However, the Atlantic alliance would need political legitimacy to take up the role.
administration is concerned, however, that expansion will exacerbate the disparity in military capabilities between the two pillars of the Atlantic alliance.
30 for the Atlantic Alliance pipeline project, being planned by Tennessee Gas Pipeline and CNG Transmission.

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