NATO North Atlantic Treaty Organization
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The alliance is based on the North Atlantic Treaty and this treaty was signed on 4 April 1949
NATO Headquarters >NATO Headquarters,are located in Haren, Brussels Belgium, while the headquatters of Allied Command Operations is near Mons, Belgium.
NATO was little more than a political association until the Korean War stimulated the organization's member states.
Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty Requires member states to come to the aid of any member state subject to an armed attack. It was invok for the first and only time after the September 11 attacks
Since its founding, the admission of new member states has increased the alliance from the original 12 countries to 29.
No military operations were conducted by NATO during the Cold War. Following the end of the Cold War, the first operations, Anchor Guard in 1990 and Ace Guard in 1991, were prompted by the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait. PERATIO CAUARD 19
Who are the members?
Twelve of these twenty-nine are original members who joined in 1949, while the other seventeern joined.in one of seven enlargement rounds NATO has 29 members Fer-Warszawa (
NATO Civilian Structure Military Structure The Military Committee Allied Command Operations Allied Command Transformation The Rapid Deployable Corps The North Atlantic Council (NAC)