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The Warsaw Pact's military arsenal

Its goals were lofty and practical: to protect the free world and each other. Attacking one member of NATO meant you had attacked them all. At first, Canada played an important role as a founding member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization during the Cold War. But when the Communist threat died, some Canadians wondered why we were still part of the alliance. As NATO continues to redefine its mandate, Canada struggles to determine its own role.

An evaluation of the Warsaw Pact countries' military might.
Medium: Television
Program: Newsmagazine
Broadcast Date: May 29, 1978
Guests: V.S. Boyle, Richard Burt, Alexander Haig, John Moore
Reporter: Tom Leach
Duration: 9:32

Last updated: July 18, 2013

Page consulted on December 6, 2013

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