the North Atlantic Treaty Organization – is created as a military defense alliance because of fears created by the Cold War with Russia and its allies. In response The Eastern Bloc countries sign Warsaw Pact in 1955.
Canada participates in a U.N. peacekeeping mission to Cyprus-located in the Eastern Mediterranean, south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and Palestine, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece.
Berlin Wall comes down, symbolizing the end of the Cold War.
Soviet Union dissolved
Soviet Union dissolves into 15 countries.
the Gulf War
Canada sends troops to support the U.S. in the Gulf War against Iraq.
Bosnia and Croatia
1992 - 1995
In 1991, ethnic wars broke out in the former Yugoslavia. By 1992, the war spread to the Republic of Bosnia- Herzegovina, which formed part of Yugoslavia. Bosnia- Herzegovina was inhabited by Croats, Serbs and Muslims.
a teen was tortured to death, some low-ranking officers committed but it was found out that there have been a high-level attempt to cover up the incident.