NATO: The Shield

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Seven years ago, under the urgency of fear, and with the leadership of the U.S., twelve nations of Europe and America made solemn compact, one with another, that an attack upon any one of them was an attack upon all. Under the urgency of fear they pledged to unite their forces and resources on the continent of Europe under a single command. Under the urgency of fear NATO's forces grew to become the most powerful peacetime alliance of free powers in the world's history.

But the fear is gone, or at least...

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