APU NSEC612 2019 November Week 3 Forum Latest
NSEC612 National Security and Diplomacy
Week 3 Forum
Alliances and Partnerships
Discussion Questions: In his Farewell Address, George Washington warned against entangling alliances. However, the United States acknowledges the importance of specific strategic partnerships and alliances. Assess the rationale for Washington's warning and the merit of U.S. relationships with its major allies within the European Union, the United Nations, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). NOTE: Give a brief background of the European Union, NATO, and the United Nations, along with how each entity is correlated to another before answering the latter question.