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This is just an image of a very pretty backyard. 

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Treaties, Pacts, And alliances of the Cold War - YouTube

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This short video uses many pictures to explain the different treaties and pacts, such as NATO and the Warsaw Pact.

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Cold War alliances

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From the late 1940s to the 1990s the world was shaped and divided Cold War alliances like NATO and the Warsaw Pact.
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This article does a really good job at explaining the different alliances during the Cold War and points out exactly which countries supported each major power. 

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Egypt & Russia: Cold War Alliances Revived

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U.S. support for the Muslim Brotherhood and the nuclear deal with Iran is propelling the Arab world into the arms of Russia. The Egyptian government, formerly a U.S.

Via Ramy Jabbar رامي
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This article explains how recent connections between U.S. and Iran and Egypt and Russia could be seem as a minuscule repeat of the Cold War. 

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Psychic Spies of the Cold War - The Epoch Times

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Psychic Spies of the Cold War The Epoch Times A car rides between US tanks, in October 1961, across the famous border of the American sector in Berlin, at Checkpoint Charlie crossing point, the only one in the Berlin Wall between East (Soviet...

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This article talks about the use of "psychic Spies" by both of the major powers in the Cold War. This article illustrates the tension between the United States and the USSR and how they constantly used their resources and alliances to  fight against each other. 

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Often truth is stranger than fiction and the use of psychic spies is one of them.  Millions of dollars was devoted to this pseudo-science and many countries similar programs.

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Cover Trail: The United States of Ambivalence

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Our cover’s stages of development
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This is a funny article explaining the thinking process behind the cover photo titled "The United States of Ambivalence". The little scripts lead to the conclusions that all of the worlds problems will never be solved and it is just one constant cycle. Like the US and USSR, the article states that all people and nations have different ideologies which cause them to fight against each other, like what happened in the cold war. 

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Cold War Documentary Part 18/24 - Backyard - 1954 - 1990 - YouTube

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This documentary uses reliable sources and explains how backyards played a large role during the Cold War. It is just one part of a larger documentary that explains the whole ideological war. 

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"Cold War" Backyard (TV Episode 1998)

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With Kenneth Branagh, Dariel Alarcon, Arturo Alessandri, Hortensia Allende. The United States has always regarded Latin America as its own back yard. In 1954, Guatemalan President Jacobo Arbenz is overthrown by U.S.-backed forces. Arbenz is leftist, not Communist.
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CNN produced a documentary series about the Cold War and this episode specifically focuses on the major powers backyard's.

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Top Pins on Pinterest: Summer Backyard Retreats You’d Want to Own

Top Pins on Pinterest: Summer Backyard Retreats You’d Want to Own | Backyards Project | Scoop.it
Be inspired by the top pins we found on Pinterest for your backyard oasis!
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Although this article is not about the "backyards" in the cold war, it does show many beautiful backyards that people own around the world. 

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Ten Tips for Building a Strategic Alliance

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A very high proportion of strategic alliances end up as car crashes, with dinted egos and broken spirits, scattered across the business graveyards of times past.

 

Given the lousy success rate of most alliances, entering one with your eyes wide open, and being properly prepared to manage the inherent risks, is sound advice.

 

This excellent article provides many good tips to help anyone considering embarking on a strategic alliance with another company.


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This article clearly demonstrates how to build alliances. During the cold war, both the United  States and the USSR use strategies from this list to build their "backyards". 

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