Shah visits Pakistan: 1968

CENTO Pact: Regional defense initiative

Wikipedia: The Central Treaty Organization (original name was Middle East Treaty Organization or METO; also known as the Baghdad Pact) was formed in 1955 by Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, and the United Kingdom. It was dissolved in 1979. In 1958, the United States joined the military committee of the alliance. It is generally viewed as one of the least successful of the Cold War alliances >>>