Britain Overview Nations // North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)



OVERVIEW The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is one of the primary military powers within the NATO alliance and is integrated into the NATO command structure. In addition to serving the defense needs of the U.K. and its territorial claims, a large portion of British defense forces is earmarked for deployment under NATO. However, the recent and ongoing cuts to the defense budget, in terms of personnel and equipment, have critics complaining that Britain's influence...

 

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