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The Parties agree that an armed attack against one or more of them in Europe or North America shall be considered an attack against them all and consequently they agree that, if such an armed attack occurs, each of them, in exercise of the right of individual or collective self-defence recognised by Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, will assist the Party or Parties so attacked by taking forthwith, individually and in concert with the other Parties, such action as it deems necessary, including the use of armed force, to restore and maintain the security of the North Atlantic area.
Originally posted by DYepes
League of Nations and the UN are more like International diplomatic peacekeeping organizations. I am pretty sure NATO is nothing more than a military alliance. Kind of like, if one NATO nation is attacked, they all are. Of course there are other stipulations to the North Atlanitc Treaty of 1949, of which you can view the entirety of it in the following source.
Originally posted by WestPoint23
NATO served a purpose during the Cold War, it was an alliance meant to strengthen the response and opposition against the Soviets and Warsaw. Now it has to expanding in the Pacific to contain China, the pacific is the region of the upcoming Cold War 2.