Organization has originated in Phone Number List the states that, at some point, belonged to the ex-Covenant of Warsaw. If the military alliance has survived the end of the Cold War, it is also because these countries have almost systematically Phone Number List requested its entry, with few exceptions, thus justifying its survival as a geopolitical instrument after the bipolar conflict. This was so by virtue of the insecurity generated by living under the former Phone Number List Soviet sphere. This experience, it is worth remembering, was marked by dramatic violations of the sovereignty of the countries that were part of the.
Warsaw Pact by the Red Army, the most Phone Number List notorious being the invasion of Hungary in 1956 and of Czechoslovakia in 1968. It is precisely because of the limited nature of the sovereignty of the countries belonging to the Warsaw Pact, that a significant number of authors have highlighted the imperial nature of the relationship between the USSR and its Eastern European allies during the Cold War. Membership in NATO, for Phone Number List these countries, as well as for some former socialist republics that, like Ukraine, were part of the USSR, has represented since its dissolution a guarantee at hand for the defense of their national sovereignty. To understand us, it is an Phone Number List arrangement similar to the one negotiated between 1959 and 1961 between the USSR and Cuba.
An alliance that supported the island Phone Number List against US attempts to keep it by force in its zone of influence after the triumph of the Revolution. Clearly, these countries' requests to join NATO have found the approval of Washington, which is eager to keep a key instrument in operation to defend its regional hegemony. But the expansion of the alliance Phone Number List would not be understandable without taking into account the impetus given to this process by the Eastern European countries, precisely to generate a dissuasive instrument against the Phone Number List possibility of the resurgence of a Russian neo-imperial.