Academic journal article McNair Papers

Appendix A: Evolution of Select European Security Institutions since World War II

Academic journal article McNair Papers

Appendix A: Evolution of Select European Security Institutions since World War II

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Western Europe and NATO            Warsaw Treaty Organization (WTO)

1947: Dunkirk Defense Treaty
--UK & France

1948: Brussels Treaty--UK,
France, Benelux

1949: NATO created with 12
members:

Belgium       Iceland   Norway
Canada        Italy     Portugal
Denmark       United Kingdom
Luxembourg    France
Netherlands   United States

1952: Greece & Turkey join
NATO

1954:Western European Union
(WEU) created, incl.
Belgium, France,
Luxembourg, Italy,
Netherlands, UK

1955: Federal Republic of          1995: WTO created with 8
Germany joins NATO and             members:
WEU                                Albania          Ger. Dem. Rep
                                   Poland           Bulgaria
                                   Hungary          Romania
                                   Czechoslovakia
                                   USSR

                                   1968: Albania withdraws from
                                   WTO

                         East-West

      1973: Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe
        established (35 original states, West and Eas)

1982: Spain joins NATO

1990: German unification,          1990: GDR leaves WTO
expanding NATO and WEU             1991: WTO dissolves
area

    1991: NATO creates North Atlantic Cooperation Council
    (NACC), inviting Central & East European and New
    Independent States of the former USSR to join

1992: Greece joins WEU subject
to ratification; Iceland,
Norway, and Turkey
become associate members
of WEU; Denmark
and Ireland become
observers in WEU

    1992: WEU creates Forum for Consultation with most CEE
    states

    1994: NATO announces Partnership for Peace (PFP) program,
    inviting NACC and other CSCE states to participate. … 
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