Top Eleven Topics from Chapter 30. 1. Most of the world divides up between the US (tend to be democracies) and the USSR (dictatorships). Warsaw Pact (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance – COMECON) 1955. NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) 1949. U.S. Philosophy of Containment.
Warsaw Pact (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance – COMECON) 1955NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)1949
“Like apples in a barrel infected by disease, the corruption of Greece would infect Iran and all the east. . . likewise Africa. . . Italy. . . France. . . .Not since Rome and Carthage had there been such a polarization of power on this earth”
-- U.S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson
Czechoslovakia, 1948 satellite states
August 31, 1961 satellite states
Conservative Alliance: Thatcher, Reagan, Kohl satellite states