NATO: Its Past, Present and Future

NATO: Its Past, Present and Future

by Peter Duignan
     
 
NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future tells the complete story of the most successful peacetime venture in Western cooperation, from the historic alliance's shaky beginnings to its cold war triumphs, failures and successes, as well as its recent enlargement and its controversial involvement in the Yugoslav imbroglio.

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NATO: Its Past, Present, and Future tells the complete story of the most successful peacetime venture in Western cooperation, from the historic alliance's shaky beginnings to its cold war triumphs, failures and successes, as well as its recent enlargement and its controversial involvement in the Yugoslav imbroglio.

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Looks at the 50-year history of NATO, the most successful alliance system in the history of the world. Recounts NATO's origins, then charts the ongoing conflicts between allies over d<'e>tente and their respective contributions to the alliance. Chronicles the organization's pivotal role during the Cold War, and details the reorganization of NATO in the 1990s and its cooperative arrangements with former Warsaw Pact members, examining the development of the new post-Cold War European-American relationship, and present-day challenges involving Yugoslavia and Kosovo. The author is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780817997823
Publisher:
Hoover Institution Press
Publication date:
01/01/2001
Series:
HOOVER INST PRESS PUBLICATION Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Peter J. Duignan was a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. He wrote extensively on comparative colonial history, modern European history, African documentation and bibliography, Hispanics in the United States, U.S. foreign policy, Africa, immigration to the United States, and the Atlantic Alliance (the U.S. and Europe since 1945). He died in 2012.

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