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USA and NATO: Who Needs Who?

... ratified the protocol on joining this country to NATO. It is home for 650,000 people, and the armed forces consist of 2,000 people. Nevertheless, it is strategically located along the Adriatic coast and is surrounded by members or those aspiring for NATO membership, with the exception of Serbia, which maintains armed neutrality. In addition to Montenegro, there are two more countries that have chances to join the Alliance: Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the Republic of Macedonia. The status of the former is still under consideration, until the authorities settle issues of ownership of certain defense facilities. As for the latter, it is unlikely to join the ranks of new members until it decides on its name with neighboring ...


Balkans Come to the Fore

... acquired Bulgarian passports in order to enjoy the privileges of EU citizens testify to this. Macedonian patriots regard this as threatening to split the nation. Therefore, all political parties, as well as the majority of the population support EU and NATO entry. Macedonia applied for membership back in 2008 in Bucharest, together with Albania and Croatia. However, NATO's invitation to Macedonia was blocked by Greece. Six years have passed since that time and the internal situation has changed. Various political ...


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