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North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)

  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Formed during the Cold War, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has, in the 21st century, become a much more global organization. Although it is primarily a military alliance, its significance reaches beyond issues of security.

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