Arguments for the Dissolution of NATO
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has run its respective course. The alliance is no longer a feasible option in the post cold war world with the dissolution of the Soviet Union. NATO acts as an obstacle in the peace process when the United Nations (UN) is seen as a much more credible peacekeeping force than an outdated military alliance. The UN should solve issues around the globe not individually led alliances.
Here is a short background on the alliance and why it was formed. Originally created in 1949, the alliance was formed to deter an attack across Western Europe by the Soviet Union. The alliance is made up of twenty six charter members, mostly of Western European countries, with the exception of the United States, Canada and Australia. After World War II, the countries in Western Europe were decimated by the war and were in need of some protection from the larger and stronger Soviet Army. The fear over the spread of communism through Europe was the paramount decision to form an alliance to protect Europe. The United States led the effort and began to collect member nations to join.…
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