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Captive Nations Week


Captive Nations Week

Today marks the beginning of Captive Nations Week. Every third week of July since President Eisenhower signed the 1959 Captive Nations Resolution, the United …


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 …

If one simply looks for Vietnamese news on Yahoo News or listens to Secretary Kerry’s remarks at the Vietnam War Symposium, one cannot help …

On July 17, 1959, Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a joint resolution of Congress that declared the third week of July to be Captive Nations …

Of the five remaining Captive Nations—China, Cuba, Laos, Vietnam, and North Korea—North Korea is the most repressed, its people the most suffering, its regime …

Laos, or the Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR), is an authoritarian state ruled by a single party, the Lao People’s Revolutionary Party (LPRP). The …

Americans under 40—whom I term the Millennial Plus generation—are for the most part ignorant when it comes to the history of communism and the …

Cuba is a captive nation that since 1959 has been subjected to a communist dictatorship run by the Castro family. Eleven million souls there …

China has long been a one-party Leninist state with extensive censorship and perhaps the largest secret police establishment in the world. Xi Jinping became …

More often than not the words “Cuba Libre” bring to mind that combination of good quality rum, Coke, and lime that refreshes in an …