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Western Bloc
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{{distinguish|Western world}}{{refimprove|date=June 2014}}{{Three worlds}}File:Europe-blocs-49-89x4.svg|thumb|right|upright=2.05|Political situation in Europe during the Cold WarCold WarThe Western Bloc during the Cold War refers to capitalist countries under the hegemony of the United States and NATO against the Soviet Union and the Warsaw Pact. The latter were referred to as the Eastern Bloc. The governments and press of the Western Bloc were more inclined to refer to themselves as the "Free World" or the "Western world", whereas the Eastern Bloc was often called the "Communist world or Second world".

Western Bloc associations

{{flag|NATO}}

  • {{flag|Belgium}}
  • {{flag|Canada}}
  • {{flag|Denmark}}
  • {{flag|France}}
  • {{flag|Germany}} (from 1990)
    • {{flag|West Germany}} (1955-1990)
  • {{flag|Greece}} (from 1952)
  • {{flag|Iceland}}
  • {{flag|Italy}}
  • {{flag|Luxembourg}}
  • {{flag|Netherlands}}
  • {{flag|Norway}}
  • {{flag|Portugal}}
  • {{flag|Spain}} (from 1982)
  • {{flag|Turkey}} (from 1952)
  • {{flag|United Kingdom}}
  • {{flag|United States}}

ANZUS

  • {{flag|Australia}}
  • {{flag|New Zealand}}
  • {{flag|United States}}

SEATO

(File:Map of SEATO member countries - en.svg|thumb|350px|Map of SEATO members in 1959, shown in blue)
  • {{flag|Australia}}
  • {{flag|France}} (until 1965)
  • {{flag|New Zealand}}
  • {{flag|Pakistan}} (until 1972)
  • {{flag|Philippines}}
  • {{flag|Thailand}}
  • {{flag|South Vietnam}} (until 1975)
  • {{flag|United Kingdom}}
  • {{flag|United States}}

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