Since its creation in 1949, NATO has had a major influence on international defense and geopolitics. So, with its 28 member countries, how powerful is NATO?
After Crimea, Sweden Flirts With Joining NATO
“It’s a good time to have friends in Eastern Europe.”
To understand Crimea, take a look back at its complicated history
“When President Viktor Yanukovych fled Kiev this week, it was tempting to assume that Ukraine’s crisis was over: Euromaidan had won, and the forces of Western-style democracy had prevailed over Yanukovych’s Kremlin-led repression.”
A Short History of NATO
“It is often said that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was founded in response to the threat posed by the Soviet Union.”
NATO’s Military Decline
“Vladimir Putin and his American apologists like to blame NATO’s post-Cold War expansion for his territorial conquests, which ignores that the alliance refused in 2008 to let Georgia and Ukraine even begin the process of joining. ”
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