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Albania

“Art is a universal, global language. No matter where you come from, or what nationality you are, or faith you practice, it speaks and …

North Korea

With a planned US-North Korean summit on the horizon, the foreign policy world is debating the aims to be pursued in the historic meeting …

Vietnam

Today, the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson is peacefully anchored off Da Nang harbor in Vietnam, marking the first military-diplomatic visit by a US …

China Tibet

February 13 marks Tibetan Independence Day. One hundred and five years ago today, the 13th Dalai Lama broke away from the collapsing Qing Empire …

Vietnam

The picture of Vuong Van Tha’s arrest is a striking one—the shirtless dissident smiles serenely as he’s being hauled off by two state security …

Germany

“Nobody has the intention of building a wall,” said Walter Ulbricht in June of 1961. Ulbricht was the General Secretary of the Socialist Unity …

Hong Kong

On Wednesday, the 21-year-old Hong Kong democracy activist and civil society leader Joshua Wong was sentenced to another three months in prison for his …

Uncategorized

“Given that our nations have found themselves on the brink of hopelessness and resignation, we have decided to express our protest and to awaken …

Cuba

Across the Spanish-speaking world on January 6, families and communities came together to celebrate the Día de los Reyes Magos—Three Kings’ Day, also known …

Cambodia

Inflammatory, bombastic rhetoric demonizing opponents of the regime, verging on incitement to violence—check. Leveraging corrupt courts of law to levy enormous “fines” against opposition …