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Lee Edwards, Ph.D. is co-founder and chairman of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. A leading historian of twentieth century politics and American conservatism, Edwards is the author or editor of more than 20 books,
Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

It is with deep regret that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Lieutenant General Edward Leon Rowny, a dedicated soldier, …

Cuba

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz died in Havana, Cuba last week at the age of 90, his body and mind wasted after a long illness …

China China Forum

Why do we care so much about China? It’s obvious why our Chinese friends here focus their attention on the present and the future …

Some of the most famous intellectuals of the West, including the French writer and Nobel Laureate Andre Gide and American conservatism’s Whittaker Chambers, turned …

Baltics Poland

After the fall of the Berlin Wall in November 1989, the former captive nations of Eastern and Central Europe faced a daunting challenge: Could …

Captive Nations Week

While the military and geostrategic aspects of the decades-long Cold War were critical, a third factor was essential—human rights. The Cold War was about …

Communism

A quarter of a century ago, Soviet Communism, the dark tyranny that had controlled dozens of nations and was responsible for the deaths of …

Baltics Propaganda Russia

Washington policymakers are overlooking a potentially serious foreign policy crisis: the mounting Russian pressure, economic, political and military, on the tiny but strategically located …

Cold War

The world has changed much since 1945 when the Cold War began and since 1991 when it ended, but as my co-author Elizabeth Spaulding …

Hungary

John Whitehead—soldier, diplomat, philanthropist, and financier—died peacefully this month at the age of 92. Whitehead has been remembered for his long career, which brought him from …