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Cold War


Cold War USSR

In the aftermath of the Second World War, vast swathes of Europe and Asia lay devastated. Some seventy million people – soldiers and civilians …


Cold War Germany Interview USA

  As we approach the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, an event which was not only a historic occasion in the history of …

Lane Kirkland: Champion of American Labor. Arch Puddington. John Wiley & Sons Inc. $23. “Most of those present here today are workers. Creative workers. …


Cold War Communism

My primary motivation for meeting with Janis Rozkalns was to ask him “why?” Rozkalns received Latvia’s highest honor, the Order of the Three Stars, …

North Korea is pursuing an aggressive strategy to develop nuclear weapons and increase its power projection capability. In a few years, North Korea could …

It is with deep sorrow that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, a renowned academic, an implacable foe of tyranny, …


Cold War

Charter 77 was a landmark petition that demanded that the government of communist Czechoslovakia recognize basic human rights that, on paper, it already recognized. …


Africa Cold War Cuba

Fidel Castro played a key role in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, a crisis that nearly devolved into World War III and a nuclear …


Cold War Human Rights

The twentieth century, a century marked by the horrors of totalitarianism, demands that we remember it. However, memory will be short-lived and ineffectual without …

A whiff of scandal surrounds this year’s Nobel Prize ceremonies, as Bob Dylan, the laureate in literature, will not be accepting his award in …