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



Note: This is an example of a new armed services record format with which we are experimenting.  Do you have comments on this page, the contents or the format?  Email senior analyst Dan Darling at ddarling@govexec.com. Political and Security Environment Background. The Netherlands won independence from Spain in 1579 and proceeded to become one of the world's great seafaring and economic nations in the 17th century. The Kingdom of the Netherlands was formed as a constitutional...

 

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