Definition of South East Asia Treaty Organization in English:

South East Asia Treaty Organization

Line breaks: South East Asia Treaty Or¦gan|iza|tion
(abbreviation: SEATO)
A defence alliance which existed between 1954 and 1977 for countries of SE Asia and part of the SW Pacific, to further a US policy of containing Communism. Its members were Australia, Britain, France, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Thailand, and the US.

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