NATO vs Russia: 75-year standoff

Founded in 1949, the NATO military alliance grew out of the ashes of the Second World War.
Presentation by Timothy Sayle Posted December 15, 2023

The war in Ukraine has reinvigorated NATO as a bulwark against Russian aggression. But has NATO been a force for peace, or for military escalation?  Historian Timothy Sayle, director of the International Relations program at the University of Toronto, digs into the alliance's seventy-five-year history and explores its role in the world today. This podcast is based on Sayle's talk at a special event for Canada's History donors and supporters at the National Club in Toronto. 

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Timothy Sayles is Associate Professor of history at the University of Toronto and the author of Enduring Alliance: A History of NATO and the Postwar Global Order. He spoke at a Canada's History Society event at Toronto's National Club, where this podcast was recorded.

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