|Secretary of State Dean Acheson
A. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
1. Created April 4, 1949 by 12 nations inc. U.S., Fr. Br., It., Belgium, Netherlands, Lux., Denmark, Norway, Portugal, Iceland, and Canada
a. In 1953, Turkey & Greece joined.
b. West Germany joined in 1954
c. Created in response to Berlin Crisis.
2. Collective security organization that essentially warned Moscow that a threat to any of the signatories would be met with force.
3. In 1955 USSR formed
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