Mr. Christopher Patten
From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. Warsaw, Berlin, Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Belgrade, Bucharest and Sofia, all these famous cities and the populations around them lie in what I must call the Soviet sphere, and all are subject in one form or another, not only to Soviet influence but to a very high and, in many cases, increasing measure of control from Moscow.
Lesson #11: Detente
Lesson #10: Non-Alignment Movement
Iron Curtain Speech
A cold war policy that called for containing communism to areas already under its influence. This policy was proposed by U.S. President Harry Truman.
Nato vs. warsaw
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an international defense alliance between democratic in 1949 as a response to the spread of communism.
The second half of the 20th century was shaped by the Cold War. The United States and the Soviet Union emerged as global superpowers engaged in ideological, political, economic, and military competition.