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NATO : a guide to the issues

Author: Brian J Collins
Publisher: Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, ©2011.
Series: Contemporary military, strategic, and security issues.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the more than half-century since NATO was founded, there has been endless debate about its purpose, about whether it is meeting that purpose, and about the strategies it employs to that end. Speculation has also been rife about the organization's ""imminent demise."" Those questions and more are the subject of <i>NATO: A Guide to the Issues</i>. Covering the organization from its founding in 1949  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Collins, Brian J.
NATO.
Santa Barbara, Calif. : Praeger/ABC-CLIO, 2011
(DLC) 2010047140
(OCoLC)606787439
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian J Collins
ISBN: 9780313354922 0313354928 1283052997 9781283052993 9786613052995 661305299X
OCLC Number: 717630322
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 178 pages).
Contents: Cover; Contents; Preface; Acronyms; Chapter 1 What Is NATO?; Chapter 2 The Founding of NATO; Chapter 3 How Does NATO Work?; Chapter 4 The First Two Strategic Concepts: Atomic War; Chapter 5 The Third and Fourth Strategic Concepts: Coping with a Changing World; Chapter 6 The Post-Cold War World and 9/11: Questions of the Past and of the Future; Chapter 7 NATO's Next Strategic Concept; Chapter 8 Where and Who Is NATO?; Afterword; Appendix I: Timelines; Appendix II: Tips for Further Exploration; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Z
Series Title: Contemporary military, strategic, and security issues.
Other Titles: North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Responsibility: Brian J. Collins.

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This superb introduction to NATO is written for the national security novice, yet is full of insights for the more seasoned hand interested in how and why NATO reached its current state.  Read more...

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