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NATO (World Organizations)
by Reg Grant
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0749640189, Hardcover)WORLD ORGANIZATIONS is a new series that takes a comprehensive look at the role key international organizations play in improving the lives of people around the world. It examines the structure, beginnings and future aims of each organization. Case studies give examples of the organization in action. WORLD WILDLIFE FUND describes the important environmental work of the WWF from its origins in the struggle to prevent animal species from becoming extinct to some of its more recent concerns, such as the effect of global warming on our planet's natural resources. From local fundraising to summit meetings with world leaders, all aspects of this dynamic organization's work are revealed in detail. NATO highlights the complex political and historical issues that sparked the millitary alliance known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Detailed case studies reveal NATO's peace-keeping endeavours in a range of international conflicts, highlighting its achievements as well as some of its more controversial roles.
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Examines the historical issues that led to the formation of NATO as a military alliance and presents a detailed portrait of the organization's goals today.
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