A part of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, France is an ally with all the nations that are also part of NATO, and as of March 2014, France has no official enemies. Other NATO members are the United States, Canada and most European nations, among others. Although NATO does not specifically name any enemies, the organization was formed in an attempt to discourage the USSR from attacking or invading any of its members.Continue Reading
Although France and England have shared a rivalry for centuries and have fought a number of wars against each other, modern history sees both countries as allies. This was particularly true in the world wars, where a united front against Germany and her allies was needed.
World War I also provided the impetus for the United States to become an official ally of France. Not intervening in the war for three years, America finally joined Great Britain and France in 1917, forming an alliance known as The Allies. America again came to its allies' help late in World War II, when American troops landed in Normandy, France to help destroy the invading German military under Adolf Hitler.
France has supplied the United States with troops during a number of wars in which France was not directly involved, including the War on Terror, where several thousand troops were sent to aid the United States in compliance with the NATO agreement that stipulates all members give aid to any member if attacked.Learn more about Modern Europe
Napoleon changed France by creating the Napoleonic Code, negotiating a long-term agreement with the Roman Catholic Church and reforming the tax and education systems. Though Napoleon's reign ended in 1815, his reforms lasted well beyond his time in office.Full Answer >
India is not a part of any major military alliance, but it has close relations with a number of states, including the Russian Federation, Afghanistan, France, Israel, Bhutan and Bangladesh. The country has a friendly foreign policy and a strategic location, which resulted in amiable foreign relations over the centuries.Full Answer >
A Commercial and Government Entity, or CAGE, code finder is a search tool used to locate organizations looking to do business or that are already doing business with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO. This code is a five-digit identifier that can include letters or numbers. Each country has a unique set of codes associated with organizations based there. Finding a specific organization may be restricted by local or foreign laws.Full Answer >
In World War II, the four major Allies were Great Britain, the United States, the Soviet Union and France. Lesser allies included Australia, China, Brazil, Poland, South Africa and Yugoslavia, among others, representing six different continents.Full Answer >