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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentInternational Organizations · 9 years ago

How many countries are part of the NATO organization, and how do these numbers compare to the United Nations?

I know there were originally 12 countries at the end of WWII, but I can't find how many nations/countries that are now part of NATO today. THANKS!

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  • 9 years ago
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    NATO or North Atlantic Treaty Organization currently has 28 member countries.

    The UN or United Nations has 192 member nations. Generally any entity that is not a part of the UN is not accepted as sovereign by most of the world. The UN is a community of nations organized for many purposes, whereas NATO is mainly a military organization.

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