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NATO at 70: what does the future hold for the military alliance?

By Sukhada Tatke on Thursday, April 4, 2019

On March 5, 1946, at this tiny rural college, Churchill announced the dawn of the Cold War. In this now famous Sinews of Peace speech, he also called for the creation of a military force for “the grand pacification of Europe within the structures of the United Nations.” Seated not too far from Churchill, then American president Harry S. Truman listened closely. Truman would, a year later, tell the US…