Theme 3a - The Global Community

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Members of NATO agree to defend each other

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation) has 28 member countries - Britain, USA and France

The worlds most poweful defence alliance (attack one you attack the alliance)

Set up by the USA and countries in western europe when there was tension in communist east, those communitsts countries are now members of NATO

NATOs first military action was Yugoslavia to try and limit lives lost in the civil war

The G8 is a meeting of 8 rich countries UK, Germany, France, Italy, Japan, Canada and Russia

The heads of these governments meet every year to discuss world economic problems

They met in 2008 and 2009 to cooperate and…


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