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[Pages 77-94]
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Introduction
I.  Historical Context
    A.  Formation of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
    B.  The North Atlantic Treaty
    C.  Status of NATO and Article Five
        1.  Pre-September 11, 2001
        2.  September 11, 2001: Attack on the United States of America
        3.  Post-September 11: NATO’s Response
II.  Discussion
    A.  Does Article Five Create Any Affirmative Obligations?
    B.  The Fall of the U.S.S.R.
    C.  The Significance of Who Rallied and Who Did Not
    D.  U.S. Paternalism: Does the United States Want NATO’S Support?
III.  Analysis
    A.  Historical Debate Comes Full Circle
    B.  When Can We Appraise the Strength of Article Five?
    C.  Collective Defense—Not Collective Security
Conclusion