Does the UN or NATO have a plan to repel or destroy an Alien Invasion?

I always find it amusing reading plans for repelling an Alien invasion. Okay, if there is an alien nation hostile enough to carry out an

What is meant by NATO?

NATO stands for The North Atlantic Treaty Organization and is an intergovernmental military alliance comprising of north American and several european nations, mostly west european nations. It was mainly established by the USA in 1949 based on a treaty named North Atlantic Treaty involving the West European countries to curb the threat of communism emerging

Does the Vatican belong to NATO and/or the UN? Why or why not?

It is not a member of NATO.It is not a member of the United Nations, but it has observer status and does participate in certain UN programmes and projects and as such has a permanent representation at the United Nations (and an ambassador).Why? The Holy See and the Vatican have no interest in military actions, hence no

Is it a good idea for Italy to leave NATO and ally with Russia?

In our current political reality, it would make very little sense and would be almost improbable for Italy to leave NATO and seek a rapprochement with Russia.Italy is one of the founding nations of NATO when it was established in 1949 and is a pillar of Western European liberal democracies.

Did Russia pull out of NATO or the U.N., and why?

Uh, NATO was created specifically to guard against the USSR, they certainly wouldnt have been offered membership during the cold war. There was vague talk after the cold war of eventually allowing the Russian Federation into NATO, but that moment passed. There has never been

Does NATO take orders from USA only?

This query has to be addressed in the form of policy, initial decision and decisions during execution. The US President is the final authority on policy decisions.The US weilds tremendous influence but it cannot dictate the initial decision for employing all NATO forces. Every country has a vote and decisions have to be taken with consensus.

What countries would align with the US/NATO and against?

Main non member countries align with NATO: Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia, Saudi Arabia and other Gulfstates, Jordan, Israel, Colombia, Georgia, Ukraine (current Government, it can change).against NATO: Russia, China, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Belarus, North Korea, Venezuela, Pakistan, Iraq (its pro Iranian and in case of full scale

Can an M1 Garand be modified to fire 5.56x45mm NATO?

Probably not. The 5.56 just doesn't have the horsepower to cycle a Garand action.There are no kits for it, so even if it turned out to be possible, every needed conversion piece would have to be custom-made in a machine

What's the difference between NATO, EU and the UN?

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is an alliance formed by US and it's Western allies with sole motive to protect themselves from foreign alliances in future. we also see there is other motives like making global presence and domination by powerful nations among NATO.EU (European Union) is politico-economic union

Does Trump have the power to dissolve NATO and the UN?

Before providing an answer to this please consider whether this is an insincere question, attempting to instill conflict within and between western democracies.The Author, Ace Noce has posted 700 questions, most of which are similar to this - please see for yourself. He/ she appears to work in

Why is NATO needed today?

To feed its giant bureaucracy and no lesser size Military Industrial Complex. Also participate in colonial adventures like destruction of the Middle East and North Africa countries.

Why does Russia feel threatened by an expansion of NATO and the EU?

When asking questions such as this, it helps to ask yourself: what if the shoe was on the other foot?How happy do you think the United States would be if Mexico entered into a military alliance with China? Imagine the

If NATO gradually dissolved, would Russia become less aggressive and more cooperative with the former NATO countries?

I guess it is possible, but if I were Putin, I would see if I could get me a Crimea 2, or 3, or 4. if that happened. The major reason Russia does what she does on her western front is

Is Russia planning to destroy NATO and EU?

Of course it is, for then it can then use the old British Empire tactic of divide and rule. However, it isn't out to start WW3 or physically attack nations for there is little or no profit in that. Russia is seeking to re-establish its old USSR buffer zone of satellite countries and the break-up of

What's the difference between NATO, EU and the UN?

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) is an alliance formed by US and it's Western allies with sole motive to protect themselves from foreign alliances in future. we also see there is other motives like making global presence and domination by powerful nations among NATO.EU (European Union) is politico-economic union

Why doesn't President Trump care about NATO and EU?

Ignorance!Trump has limited experience.There is even a suggestion that he is in the pocket of the Russians.To give him credit:He is remodelling the relationship between the US and Europe to make it more advantageous to America.I think Trump has realised that NATO is useful to the US, unless the US wants to

How is a NATO policy (such as the decision to fight ISIS) made? Is NATO truly an independent entity? Does the U.S. have veto power in NATO?

NATO is governed by the North Atlantic Council which is the principal decision making body within the alliance. The council was established specifically by Article 9 of the North Atlantic Treaty and consists of a permanent representative from each of the 29 members (as of June 5th, 2017, Montenegro became the 29th member of NATO). However, the Secretaries/Ministers

Is NATO a threat to Russia?

Yes and No.Yes because they are closer to the Russian borders now more than ever and have a missile defense shield in Romania and Poland that could potentially neutralize Russia's nuclear deterrence. More NATO members and thus more resources. Russia cannot match NATO's manpower or firepower.No because Vladimir Putin had already

Which is better for Bulgaria in all aspects: NATO/EU or Russia?

Q: Which is better for Bulgaria in all aspects: NATO/EU or Russia?N/A: Unanswerable.Q: Which is better for Bulgaria: NATO/EU or Russia?N/A: Bulgaria is a fully independent country, no adequate answer can be present.Q: Which is the best policy for Bulgaria in it's relations with NATO/EU and Russia?A:Sly.Long-term membership in

Is there a possibility that the US will pull out of NATO?

I think there is a bigger possibility that NATO soon will be dissolved. PESCO is here Twenty-five EU states sign PESCO defense pact | News | DW | 11.12.2017 There is a big chance that European (and, possibly, Asian) countries will close all American military bases on their territories.There is a chance that USA, Canada,

If the US left NATO, who would be the leader?

The US may have less than half NATO's population, but with about half the World's military expenditure the US dominates NATO. Without the USA NATO would be much weaker, but it would still have enormous military strength. Budgets of course are misleading as a German or

How strong is NATO? Is it possible for 1-2 countries to defeat NATO?

Only Poland and the Baltic nations are willing to fight in NATO...with real heart...they rightly fear Russian takeover...and their militaries are minuscule! I know I lived there with them..and trained them. Russia has infiltrated the Baltic nation's civ governments already. I was a 25 year officer that ran NATO exercises. I

What led to France leaving NATO at the midst of Cold War?

What led to France leaving NATO at the midst of Cold War?The war was Cold indeed, so no need U.S troops on our soil.And in the mid 60s, we had finally our beloved nukes anyway, so our military was disuasive enough against any kind of Red ennemy.

How will Russia react if Belarus tries to join NATO and the EU?

I have not noticed any sign that Belarus is anything other than a post-Soviet dictatorship. The Revered Leader seems comfortable, and smart enough to repress any democratic tendencies very effectively. In short, Belarus lacks the qualifications to join NATO even if it wanted to. And

Why should the US remain a member of NATO?

To keep Trump-enabled Putin from threatening Europe.

What does the US gain out of NATO?

Tactical and strategic buffer zone,a certain level of operational control over friendly forceslots of useful forward basing/staging/secure logistic areas,ready markets for their military technology,cultural and political influence on the partner nations.Quite a bit that your standard issue global hegemon can profit by.

Is the UN a NATO's paradise?

A2A.If I understood you correctly, you are asking if NATO enjoys any special privileges in the UN.Firstly, as I see it, NATO is not directly affiliated to UN in any way and as such, has no direct cognizance in the United Nations. They are both leagues of nations designed

Why was NATO not dissolved after the end of the Cold War?

Question: Why was NATO not dissolved after the end of the Cold war?Answer: NATO formed as an international coalition force in the Cold war. The Eastern bloc countries formed Warsaw pact in response. Although the Cold war ended following dissolution of Soviet Union, NATO still continues to

Are supranational alliances (EU, UN, OPEC, and NATO) imperialistic?

By definition, imperialism only works to increase one single country's power by adding more countries as

Can the US President unilaterally pull out of NATO?

No. Since it is a Treaty, at the minimum, he'd probably need the approval of at least 2/3rds of the Senate, which is what it takes to ratify a Treaty.There are several excellent answers here that provide the legal requirements for pulling out of a Treaty - or the lack of documented legal requirements,

Does NATO take orders from USA only?

This query has to be addressed in the form of policy, initial decision and decisions during execution. The US President is the final authority on policy decisions.The US weilds tremendous influence but it cannot dictate the initial decision for employing all NATO forces. Every country has a vote and decisions have to be taken with consensus.

How are the UN and NATO inter-related?

Well, there isn't really. NATO is a multinational international military alliance of North American and European powers. The UN is primarily not a military alliance, but a mixture of most sovereign nations brought together to improve mankind. The only thing they can possibly relate to is the UN Security

Does the UN or NATO have a contingency plan to destroy celestial objects on an impact course with earth or stop an alien invasion?

Heh, those organizations can't deal with a few insurgents in the mid-east, I can only presume their respective plans for what you describe look something like this:Step 1: Find a suitable cave.Step 2: stock it with suppliesStep 3: Hide out and hope for the best

Why does the U.S. care if Russia controls Crimea or Ukraine, as they are not NATO members and were a part of Russia for hundreds of years?

According to your fantastic logic and intelligence Mexico would have the right to invade Texas, California,Nevada, New Mexico, Florida - Japan has the right to invade Korea and China - Russia has the right to invade Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Finland, Azerbaydzan,

Will Russia be alone if war breaks out against NATO?

No I do not think there will be war with NATO over this nerve agent skirmish in the UK,and Russia has always been alone in this fight with the west and its most certainly going to be alone.China has tactifully created a niche for itself amongst the world leaders and is not going to

Who would win in a war between US and NATO against Russia and China?

Despite Russia and China having major economical base, NATO were the US its atualy a member and not a single country, would win these just because of the influence they have, the area they have, the standardization of the military wich helps the military logistics a lot, the bigger number of partners including powerfull ones like Israel

Is NATO a threat to Russia?

Yes and No.Yes because they are closer to the Russian borders now more than ever and have a missile defense shield in Romania and Poland that could potentially neutralize Russia's nuclear deterrence. More NATO members and thus more resources. Russia cannot match NATO's manpower or firepower.No because Vladimir Putin had already

Which is better for Bulgaria in all aspects: NATO/EU or Russia?

Q: Which is better for Bulgaria in all aspects: NATO/EU or Russia?N/A: Unanswerable.Q: Which is better for Bulgaria: NATO/EU or Russia?N/A: Bulgaria is a fully independent country, no adequate answer can be present.Q: Which is the best policy for Bulgaria in it's relations with NATO/EU and Russia?A:Sly.Long-term membership in

Why is NATO waiting to destroy Russia?

Nick and Steve below answered this question very well. I would add that the real problem in the world today is not NATO, it is Russia. Russia, not NATO has been busy threatening and invading its neighbours and illegally annexing their territory. It has been

Russia is threatened with a preemptive strike by the NATO. Should Russia strike first and destroy the NATO in Europe?

Russia is not threatened by a preemptive strike from NATO. Of course Russian State TV propaganda tells Russians that everyday, and some are foolish enough to believe it. But is is a well known tactic of authoritarian regimes to create imaginary enemies who might invade at any minute to distract the

Is it a good idea for Italy to leave NATO and ally with Russia?

In our current political reality, it would make very little sense and would be almost improbable for Italy to leave NATO and seek a rapprochement with Russia.Italy is one of the founding nations of NATO when it was established in 1949 and is a pillar of Western European liberal democracies.

Does the Vatican belong to NATO and/or the UN? Why or why not?

It is not a member of NATO.It is not a member of the United Nations, but it has observer status and does participate in certain UN programmes and projects and as such has a permanent representation at the United Nations (and an ambassador).Why? The Holy See and the Vatican have no interest in military actions, hence no

Would the US do anything if NATO dissolved and someone invaded Canada?

The United States and Canada have been military allies since 1940 and operate a joint defense command system for North America called NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command). If Canada is attacked, the Canadian and American air forces will react to defend Canadian air space automatically. This

What would be a good cartridge for NATO to replace the 5.56 round?

NATO shouldn't replace the 5.56 round. The military has Actual Scientists Who Actually Do Research, unlike the Internet where one guy (who hasn't actually been in the army, in most cases) says he doesn't like the 5.56 round because the Green Berets don't like