South East Asia Second World War
1,651 words... year later. The ANZUS treaty signed by Australia, New Zealand, and the United States in 1951 represented the security blanket Australia had been desperate for since the end of the Second World War. The ANZUS treaty has since become the cornerstone of the Australian foreign policy. 15 Originally, the treaty was supposed to act as a protection from the powerful forces of Japan. But soon after ANZUS was signed the Japanese realized the strength of such an agreement and decided to sign a peace t...
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1,823 wordsManuel Noriega (1934 -? ), former dictator of Panama, found guilty of drug trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering by the United States Jury. He was born in Panama City. After on a scholarship at the Chorrillos Military Academy in Lima, Peru, Noriega returned to Panama and was commissioned a sub-lieutenant in the National Guard. Close to the military strong man Omar Torrijos, Noriega advanced quickly and was appointed chief military intelligence when Torrijos seized power in 1969. In tha...
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