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Charlie Foxtrot

and CF (The CF is from the so-called NATO Phonetic Alphabet.)
1. Go to cluster fuck (sense 1).
2. Go to cluster fuck (sense 2).
See also: Charlie

CF The CF is from the so-called NATO Phonetic Alphabet.

verb
See also: Cf, NATO, phonetic
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In Neorealism view, the threat of the Soviet Union as a primary threat which had led to the emergence of NATO disappeared after its collapse in 1991 and dissolution of Warsaw Treaty in 1990.
These include continuing support to the Afghan Government as the ISAF mission ends, discussion of the long-term implications of the Russia-Ukraine crisis and how NATO will continue to provide for the collective security of all NATO members and partners.
NATO spokeswoman Oana Lungescu said all these points were touched upon by the NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen in recent times.
Further he explained the impetus behind establishing NATO at the very beginning was to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans down.
The NATO Secretary General had suggested on Friday that Pakistan could miss out on important talks on the future of Afghanistan if it fails to reopen the supply routes in time to secure a place at the NATO summit.
They paved the way for implementation and integration of the strategic lessons into the new NATO Command Structure.
NATO support to the African Union, which provides critical support to stabilize Africa.
10) Yet despite these very real problems at NATO, the general tenor of much of the literature fails to capture why NATO continues to exist and why it remains a central player in transatlantic security.
And so now, at the end of 2004, NATO has emerged more active than ever, countering the new challenges of a new age.
NATO would seem a feckless, purposeless organization: If it could not be mobilized to ward off this new threat in Europe, what use was it?
The first NATO Secretary-General, Lord Ismay, commented that the organization's function upon its 1949 inception was "to keep the Americans in, the Russians out, and the Germans down" in reference to the balance of power in the North Atlantic region.
They note, for example, that Washington's push for the eastward expansion of NATO has led to a deterioration in U.
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