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This week VOC will award its Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom to Chinese legal scholar and civil rights activist Chen Guangcheng, for his heroic efforts …

Hungary

The life and legacy of independent Hungary’s first president is as tragically complex, as any historical novel of the past century. As the American …

China

Last Friday, President Obama hosted the “grandest and most glamorous of White House affairs”—a state dinner to the head of the largest communist party …

China Tibet

During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first official state visit to the U.S., pro-democracy protesters rallied in Washington’s Lafayette Square in front of the White …

Photo Gallery USSR

From towns to military bases, this infrastructure was left behind after the Soviet Union collapsed. Now, they are just ghosts that depict what life …

Cuba

Today, the U.S. flag flew over an American embassy in Cuba for the first time in 54 years. After the opening ceremony, Secretary of …

Cuba

Yesterday the Cuban flag was raised above an official Washington embassy for the first time in more than a half century. The embassy opening, …

Captive Nations Week

Every year since 1959 the American president has made a special declaration during the third week of July in order to draw attention to …

Captive Nations Week

Every July since Congress unanimously passed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United States officially recognizes the struggle of those nations held captive by …

Vietnam

Human rights in Vietnam cannot be a sidebar issue when America looks for allies in the region against Chinese aggression, or when it engages …