nato nato  /ˈneɪ toʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an international organization created in 1949 by the North Atlantic Treaty for purposes of collective security

News

  1. NATO Hands Over Security Duty To Afghan Forces

    At a ceremony in Kabul on Tuesday, NATO officially handed over security of the country to Afghan forces. read more
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  2. NATO denies U.N. report airstrike killed 3 children

    The NATO military coalition in Afghanistan has denied a United Nations report that a coalition airstrike killed three children in eastern Afghanistan.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Navy Times

  3. Syria no-fly zone not on NATO's agenda: U.S. envoy

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States is not asking NATO to back a no-fly zone in Syria and the issue is not currently on the alliance's agenda, the outgoing U.S. ambassador to NATO said on Monday. The purpose of such a move would be to prevent Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from using air power against rebel forces, thereby addressing a critical imbalance in the civil war. But it would be ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "NATO membership must remain open to all of Europe's democracies that seek it and are ready to share in the responsibilities of NATO membership," Bush said.
    on Apr 3, 2008 By: President Bush Source: CJAD

  2. "We are engaged in a battle of wills," he said. "We must demonstrate to the people of Afghanistan and the Taliban that ISAF and NATO forces are here to safeguard the Afghan people and we are in this to win. That is our objective."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: AFP

  3. "While he will no longer be the commander, the approach he helped put in place is the right one. The strategy continues to have NATO's support, and our forces will continue to carry it out. Our operations in Afghanistan are continuing today, and...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Anders Fogh Rasmussen Source: Xinhua

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