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NORTH Korean leader Kim Jong-un has embraced his South Korean counterpart President Moon Jae-in after the two nations pledged to work for the “complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula”. The announcement came as part of the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade. We explore ...
In the southern town of Lapanow, a memorial to the communist militia killed by the anti-communist resistance in 1946 has been rededicated to the so-called "cursed soldiers" of the Polish resistance, a group now promoted by the IPN. But many municipalities oppose sweeping away relics of recent history.

Nguyen Van Tuc, 53, was sentenced for posting anti-Communist content online and joining rights groups the government has declared illegal or terrorist, activities that “threaten the survival of the state”, police in Thai Binh province said. Vietnam activists urge Facebook chief Zuckerberg to stop 'aggressive ...
Anna Chennault, a Chinese-born Republican fundraiser and anti-communist lobbyist who dabbled in foreign intrigue after the death of her husband, the renowned leader of the Flying Tigers in China and Burma in World War II, died Friday at her home in Washington. She was 94. Her death, in her ...
He noted that, ironically, the Soviet Union came down on the side of anti-communist Argentina, and the Argentine Air Force received information from Soviet space forces in a “classic” Cold War scenario, only the sides had switched. Another miscalculation by Galtieri, according to Martynov, was that he ...
... posted a video on its Uriminzokkiri website of a horse-dancing PSY character that had a photo of conservative South Korean presidential candidate Park Geun-hye's face transposed on it. The lyrics had the character satirically defending Park's late father, staunch anti-communist dictator Park Chung-hee.

He spoke of a pause in the massive bombing campaign that was devastating much of communist North Vietnam and portions of embattled South Vietnam, where the U.S. was defending an anti-communist regime. Johnson's speech was his most earnest plea yet to be taken seriously as a peacemaker.
Koprinka Chervenkova, a former anti-communist dissident, defended Kristeva on Friday. "Mundane interviews with Julia Kristeva are being interpreted as being agent reports. But the documents published reveal her personal strategy was to protect her family (from persecution)," Chervenkova said. Kristeva ...
While the liberal center wanted to see 1968 as a rebellion of the intelligentsia against censorship and anti-Semitism, the right wing viewed the March strikes and demonstrations as an anti-communist and anti-Soviet upsurge, a continuation of the centuries-long struggle by the Poles against their invaders.
In 1975, I escaped from Hungary to the West to avoid prosecution for being what the authorities called “the leading rock voice of the anti-communist student movement.” I landed in Germany, where freedom gave me the privilege to try to live my dreams as a musician, composer and producer, fortunate ...
The Cuban flag has been used to represent a wide range of political ideologies and projects in the past two centuries: annexation to the US, independence from Spain, Cuban socialism and anti-communist sentiment by Cuban exiles. And now it's been utilized by a young Cuban-American fighting for gun ...
Ahead of Italy's 1948 election, the CIA funneled millions of dollars – this when a million dollars was a lot of money – into anti-communist parties in Italy. The Soviet Union sent in even more. Former CIA officer F. Mark Wyatt recalled in an interview how Moscow delivered black bags of money directly from the ...
BOOGIE MENDOZA. To some intelligence officers he has worked with, retired police general Boogie Mendoza is a true-blue operator, cunning and heartless to a point. From the Facebook page of Boogie Mendoza. Veteran intelligence officer and retired police general Rodolfo “Boogie” Mendoza died on ...
Even as the Hollywood Left struggled, conservative entertainers gained standing as anti-communist Cold War warriors and celebrated advisers to President Dwight Eisenhower's administration. The national party was eager to learn from them how to navigate television; it considered celebrities political ...
Ahead of Italy's 1948 election, the CIA funnelled millions of dollars — this when a million dollars was a lot of money — into anti-communist parties in Italy. The Soviet Union sent in even more. Former CIA officer F Mark Wyatt recalled in an interview how Moscow delivered black bags of money directly from ...
Before Italy's 1948 election, the CIA funneled millions of dollars — when a million dollars was a lot of money — into anti-communist parties in Italy. The Soviet Union sent in even more; Moscow delivered black bags of money directly from the Soviet compound in Rome to Italy's communist groups. In those ...
Burma's Prime Minister U Nu had been battling a domestic communist insurgency since 1948 and looked to incorporate “Burmese Buddhism” into an anti-communist program. This was well received by Washington, as conveyed by a 1951 State Department memo to its embassy in Rangoon. The memo ...

Jarmola, founder/CEO of Go Global. Ltd., discussed his life in communist Poland at Monday's Bartlesville Noon Rotary meeting. First, a little history about Solidarnosc, a Polish nongovernmental trade union that led to the rise of a broad non-violent, anti-communist social movement. It was founded in August ...
Polish President Andrzej Duda speaks during ceremonies marking the 50th anniversary of student protests that were exploited by the communists to purge Jews from Poland, at the Warsaw University in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, March 8, 2018. Duda made an emotional plea for forgiveness to the 13,000 ...
His nomination for the post and election have raised a controversy due to his past of a police officer under the Communist regime and a member of the riot police unit who took part in a crackdown on anti-Communist demonstrators. Ondracek did not express regret at being a police officer under the previous ...
Photos show thousands of people waving Czech and EU flags and anti-Communist banners in Prague and other cities in the country this evening. The Czech Republic's lower house of parliament today narrowly backed Zdenek Ondracek to head its police oversight committee - the first time a Communist ...
Nath dismissed the argument that the incident was the result of anti-Communist sentiment, arguing that if the statue had displayed a left-wing politician of Indian origin, such as the late Nripen Chakraborty, “nobody would have touched it.” Police arrested the driver of the excavator but released him on bail, ...
They established their countries' new policies too hastily and narrowly, replacing a dogmatic anti-communist stance with an equally unquestioned pro-liberal one. As Rayna Gavrilova bitterly puts it, “[liberals] never cared about what people felt, about our messages, about our choices.” The newly minted ...
14 to 17 auction in New York City. The counterstamped Yuan Shih-Kai dollar or so-called Fat Man dollar, issued Year 9 (1920), features an anti-Communist symbol and peripheral Chinese legend counterstamped on the obverse. The legend CHINA FREEDOM DOLLAR. SUPPORT THE FEDERATION.
The past, in Poland, is not a foreign country; it is morality drama and passion play, combining high ideology and down-and-dirty politics. One recent manifestation of history's significance has been the creation of several ambitious and architecturally inventive museums dedicated to central events and themes in the Polish ...
In the '50s, he was an outspoken anti-communist, but during this later period he preached in the Soviet Union and other communist countries. When the wall came down, the former communist countries' people wanted Graham to help them adjust. He had been accused of being soft on communism, but his ...
The late Billy Graham's influence reached beyond US borders all the way to Asia. "America's Pastor" visited the secret state of North Korea twice, meeting with the country's leader Kim Il Sung and serving as an informal adviser for US presidents. CNN's Will Ripley reports on the anti-communist pastor's ...
Later Thursday, 200 members of far-right groups marched through downtown Warsaw with torches in memory of the anti-communist fighters. The law would affect army and secret security officers, including Jaruzelski and former interior minister Gen. Czeslaw Kiszczak, also deceased, as well as Poland's ...
Its basement saw the internment, brutal treatment and murders of members of Poland's underground anti-communist movement. The president, who on Thursday also handed out state distinctions to people who fought for Polish independence and who cultivated the memory of the so-called Cursed Soldiers ...
Prague, Feb 26 (CTK) - The Pavel and Jiri Wonka brothers, who repeatedly criticised the human rights violation in pre-1989 Czechoslovakia, were among the 34 people who were granted the certificate of members of the anti-communist struggle and resistance in Prague on Monday. Pavel Wonka, often ...
Prague, Feb 26 (CTK) - The Pavel and Jiri Wonka brothers, who repeatedly criticised the human rights violation in pre-1989 Czechoslovakia, were among the 34 people who were granted the certificate of members of the anti-communist struggle and resistance in Prague on Monday. Pavel Wonka, often ...
Hollywood insiders say the film's strongly anti-communist storyline may have been unpopular with Academy Award voters. Instead, the academy nominated “A Fantastic Woman” (Chile), “The Insult” (Lebanon), “Loveless” (Russia), “On Body and Soul” (Hungary) and “The Square” (Sweden). “First They ...
Prague, Feb 18 (CTK) - Another five participants in the Czech anti-Communist resistance will receive commemorative decrees and emblems from the third resistance commission, government spokeswoman Barbora Peterova told journalists on Sunday. On Tuesday, they will be awarded for their ...
The pamphlet warned its audiences to look for certain keywords such as "McCarthyism," "violation of civil rights," "racial or religious discrimination" or "peace" to spot a communist. | Photo: Screenshot of the video by Open Culture/teleSUR. Previous; Next. Published 31 January 2018. 0. Comments. AddThis Sharing Buttons.
“There are still some anti-Communist laws and things on the books which we have to deal with.” However, he hailed the thriving growth and development of his party in recent years. “It's really growing, as a political force,” he said. “A lot of people are joining the party in the recent period. Many of them come ...
Among those expected to be affected was the late General Wojciech Jaruzelski whose December 1981 martial law crackdown against the anti-communist opposition claimed more than 90 lives. (Although the law was unexpectedly vetoed at the end of March by Law and Justice-backed President Andrzej ...
Prague, April 24 (CTK) - A new book on the beginning of the Charter 77 anti-communist manifesto and movement in Czechoslovakia, written by historians Petr Blazek and Radek Schovanek, includes some so far unknown circumstances and unpublished documents, Blazek has told CTK. The book entitled ...
Domestically, the anti-communist hysteria that seized the United States in the early 1950s might have been even worse. Truman would have faced tremendous criticism from Republicans for being “soft” on communism. Without a war to fight, Eisenhower might not have seemed as appealing to the Republican Party, opening ...
It seems like so many dictators just love movies. We all do, but absolute power takes it to a whole new level. Gaddafi had a channel set up just to play his favorite movie – his one favorite movie. Kim Jong-Il kidnapped his favorite actors and actresses to star in North Korea's movies. Then, of course, the next natural step for ...
The Catholic Church came to terms with the new international, post-colonial, liberal-democratic order: it was officially post-fascist and anti-communist, despite the institutional church's support for some fascist regimes (Spain, Portugal, Latin America) even long after the end of Vatican II, and despite the fact ...
Some progressives hold up economic populism as a solution to the problem of white working-class voters who chose Donald Trump. Free college, breaking up Wall Street banks, Medicare for all – these and other policy messages became popular during Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders' brief ...
However, the legal distinction between refugees and migrants has been ideological from the outset, formally emerging in the early 1950s as an anti-communist tool wielded by U.S. and Western European governments. Under U.S. law, the concept of a “refugee” first emerged to describe individuals seeking ...
China's state media have made significant inroads into Australia's ethnic Chinese media, of which the majority now report on China favourably by contrast to the mostly anti-communist stance of a few decades ago. A change that is less heeded (yet is arguably as important, if not more so) has been the ...
China's space dreams were on their way to becoming reality when it was reported 40 years ago that the country was on the verge of sending its first man into space. The feat was eventually achieved in 2003. Back on Earth, legendary casino tycoon Stanley Ho Hung-sun was envisioning a more humble ...
Bollocks to that said Voltaire, as did Bernstein and Hellman, who saw in Voltaire's morality tale a parallel to the anti-Communist mania of Joseph McCarthy and its jingoistic brand of American patriotism. The problem was the episodic nature of the story as Voltaire's ever-optimistic hero stumbles through one ...
The pamphlet warned its audiences to look for certain keywords such as "McCarthyism," "violation of civil rights," "racial or religious discrimination" or "peace" to spot a communist. | Photo: Screenshot of the video by Open Culture/teleSUR. Previous; Next. Published 31 January 2018 (8 hours 55 minutes ago). 0. Comments.
The exhibition also revisits the question of politicized artistic attitudes to suggest that the socialist state apparatus was not only challenged by anti-communist positions but also by critical voices insisting on democratic socialist principles or remonstrating the bitter ideological competition of the Cold War.
But it swung U.S. public opinion decisively away from the anti-communist fight, ultimately leading to the American pullout. Women were integral to the communist North's battle against American “foreign invaders,” working mainly in non-combat roles for most of the war as spies and guides, cooks and ...
... killed in the anti-Chinese/anti-communist pogroms that accompanied the ousting of Indonesian president Sukarno in 1965-66 and were continued by his successor, Suharto. Young Indonesians stage a violent anti-Chinese demonstration in front of the Chinese embassy in Jakarta in 1967. Picture: AFP.
Hoping for an encore, CIA Director Allen W. Dulles in 1954 sent Lansdale to Saigon, hoping to prop up a pro-American, anti-communist regime as the United States supplanted the French after their defeat at the hands of Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh. To the surprise of many, including bureaucratic doubters, ...


 

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