Map Of Europe Nato. Institutions of the EU include the European Commission, the Council of the European. Eleven days later the western occupation zone of Germany became an independent republic.
There are six EU countries not in NATO, neither is Switzerland. Among the Nordic countries, Iceland, Norway and Denmark (and thereby also Greenland and the Faroe Islands) are NATO members. Explore this interactive map to learn more about NATO, how the Alliance works and how it responds to today's security challenges.
The threat of a Russian invasion of Ukraine has placed heightened importance on the United States' and NATO's defenses across eastern Europe, which for decades have acted as a buffer between.
Members share few laws and regulations, but an attack on one constitutes an attack on all, and member states.
Finland and Sweden this week announced their intention to join the NATO military alliance. The EU operates through a system of supranational independent institutions and intergovernmental negotiated decisions by the member states. NATO is a military alliance of twenty-eight European and two North American countries that constitutes a system of collective defense.