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  • Nato American Security Policy

    The question of whether NATO is central or peripheral in the security policies of major Western powers is very broad, and I would be unable to answer it proficiently within my word limit. I will therefore be using the examples of the US and Germany to narrow my answer to a more realistic field. In this essay, I will argue that NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is central to both US and German security policy. I will use evidence based upon the evolution of US security policies, and US relationships with Europe to argue that NATO is central to US security policy. Then I will use Germany’s history with NATO, and their ongoing relationship with Russia to prove that NATO is central to German security policy. I will also acknowledge…

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  • Similarities Between NATO And The Warsaw Pact

    Introduction The North Atlantic Treaty (NATO) and the Warsaw Pact were two defining features of the Cold War, formed early in the period and lasting the entire duration of the Cold War. Both treaties were initially formed with the predominant idea of mutual protection, as evidenced in NATO’s Washington Treaty article five, and the Warsaw Pact’s Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation and Mutual Assistance’s similar article four. These two articles both state that an attack on one of the member…

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  • The Importance Of NATO

    It is not possible for a single entity to resolve global issues on its own. The supporters of the preservation of NATO claim that the organization promotes multilateralism. On the other hand, many non-supporters label NATO as “obsolete.” According to Joseffe Joff, many alliances end after the war, but NATO has survived for “all the old reasons,” essentially, making it useless. In addition to Joff’s reasoning, some claim that NATO is an obstacle between “renationalization of our defense…

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  • NATO Essay

    On April 4 1949, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or also known as NATO, was established under the North Atlantic Treaty by Belgium, Canada, Great Britain, France, Iceland, Italy, Denmark, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, and the United States. Then as time has moved on, NATO still continues to be in intact today with twenty-eight countries and with the headquarters being in Brussels, Belgium. The North Atlantic Treaty was ultimately negotiated as a Western countermeasure…

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  • Russian Pipeline Essay

    its ultimate goal is to rise again as a hegemon that challenges the current international order. Russia is trying to shift the balance of power on her behalf vis-à-vis other states, especially from its historical rivals, the U.S. and the greater European states.2 In order to shift the balance of power, Russia must confront its rivals and reduce their political, economic, and above all military capabilities. To create a new international order with Russia as a hegemon, Russia must attack the…

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  • Analysis: The Holland Economic Challenge

    The United States once again has a chance to change some of this hardship by continuing to have a rebuilding presence in the countries in the Middle East. If the United States can stabilize the countries that so many immigrants are coming from then we have a chance to affect the immigration into countries like Holland and that gives them a chance to stabilize their country. This break would allow for the politicians of the Netherlands to refocus their efforts to internal matters such as the…

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  • The Benefits Of Nuclear Weapons

    highlighted in orange. Some nations do not hold nuclear weapons, but are in alliances with those that do. These are highlighted in yellow. Out of these countries, 28 are members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO . Figure 1 clearly demonstrates the ineffectiveness of the non-proliferation treaty, as countries like North Korea and Israel, who should not have these in their possession, obviously made them one way or another. Figure 1 NATO’s associates’ objective is to contain…

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  • Military Power

    and implementation of Target Goals (previously known as Force Goals) or capability packages that nations have to implement domestically, as a part of NATO defense planning process. Most of the member states have a single set of forces dedicated to the international commitments. This requires additional synchronization and coordination between the member states to avoid duplication and simultaneous engagement of available forces, especially for NATO and EU purposes. National participation in NATO…

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  • Realism Vs Neorealism

    state motivation does not change. For Morgenthau human nature is the same and predictable. For Waltz state interests depends on anarchy imposing a consistency in state behavior. The reason why realism (Neo/Classical) persists is because it gives insights into reoccurring sources and patterns of conflict that stems from anarchy, competition and insecurity. “The usefulness of a particular theory or approach is largely a matter of what a person chooses to study or hopes to find.” (Donnelly 197,…

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  • Russia's Balance Of Power

    intent to maximize power and its ultimate goal to rise again as a hegemon, challenges current international order. Russia is trying to shift the balance of power on her behalf vis-à-vis other states, especially its historical rivals, the U.S. and greater European states.2 In order to shift the balance of power, Russia must confront its rivals and decline their political, economic, and above all military capabilities. To create a new international order with Russia as a hegemon, Russia must…

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