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.
British Prime Minister Winston Churchill to describe the Soviet Union’s policy of isolation during the Cold War. The Iron Curtain isolated Eastern Europe from the rest of the world.
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.
Nato vs. warsaw
North Atlantic Treaty Organization, an international defense alliance between democratic in 1949 as a response to the spread of communism.
Iron Curtain Speech
Mr. Christopher Patten