How Did President Truman Describe Nato's Creation?

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President Truman describe NATO’s creation as “… a neighbourly act taken by countries deeply conscious of their shared heritage as democracies that had come together determined to defend their common values and interests from those who threatened them … The Washington Treaty’s goal was to establish a zone of peace in an area of the world that had been at the heart of … two wars” (Asmus, 2002, pp. 46-57).
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was born in 1949 in response to the onset of the Cold War; the purpose of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was “to keep the Russians out, the Americans in, and the Germans down” (Reynolds, 1994, p. 13). After sixty-five years when was created NATO, not so much changed, however Germany has regained
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