Gouzenko, a person working in the Soviet embassy in Canada, defects and provides information of an active Soviet spy ring in Canada and other Western nations.
Churchill holds his famous Iron Curtain speech.
Clauses prohibiting economic rehabilitation in Germany are removed by clauses permitting economic growth.
This marks the end of communist takeovers in Eastern Europe.
The French zone and the Bizone launches Deutche Mark.
Ceylon (Sri Lanka), Finland, Iceland, Italy, Jordan, and Portugal
Also called Middle East Treaty Organization, committing to resist Soviet expansion in the Middle East.
The founding document of Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
An attempt to improve the relationship between the Communist and Capitalist blocs.
A joint US-Soviet space flight. Is seen as a symbol of détente.
... after signing the Treaty of Taipei and Treaty of San Francisco.
Discussions about world peace.
US President Lyndon Johnson and USSR Premier Nikita Khrushchev simultaneously announces that they are going to cut back on the production of nuclear weapons.
France - Vietnam
By Warsaw Pact nations.