The North Atlantic Treaty Organization also called the (North) Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. The organization constitutes a system of collective defense whereby its member states agree to mutual ...

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Why did the US ask for NATO assistance in Afghanistan?

Since the United States had the capability to invade Afghanistan by its self, why did the US invoke article 5?
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Has there ever been a direct clash between NATO and Russia?

Looking at the news today on the downing of a Russian fighter jet by Turkey and I am wondering... Prior to this, has there ever been a direct clash between NATO and Russia? Proxy wars don't count, I ...
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Why did the NATO (help to) overthrow Kadhafi? [closed]

What was NATO's goal? What was the strategic objective? NATO tolerated Kadhafi when he was quite hardline against the West and attacked him when he took a much more cooperative attitude towards the ...
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Why has SACEUR exclusively been an American officer?

After reading this BBC article about the new SACEUR, General Philip Breedlove, United States Air Force, it occurred to me that SACEUR has always been an American officer. Supreme Allied Commander ...