According to declassified documents, Fidel Castro hired former SS officers to train his Cuban fighting forces. Bearded Communist The bearded communist leader also tried to buy weapons from neo-Nazis during the Cuban missile crisis. A German intelligence agency has released information gathered during the stand-off at the height of the Cold War. The files show […]
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Freedom! The Berlin Wall
For 28 years it had stood as the symbol of the division of Europe and the world, of Communist suppression, of the xenophobia of a regime that had to lock its people in lest they be tempted by another, freer life — the Berlin Wall, that hideous, 28-mile-long scar through the heart of a once proud European capital, not to mention the soul of a people.
At Opening of Cambodia War Crimes Trial, Anger, Doubt and Suspicion Linger
The Trouble with Democracy: Albania’s Worrisome Vote
While much of the world can only dream of democracy, other places have trouble making it work. Tiny Albania emerged from communist dictatorship in 1990 only to tumble into a rough world of gangsters, fraudulent financial machinations and incompetent governance, exacerbated by lawless capitalism and devil-may-care politics
SINGAPORE: The Quiet Man
A noisy combination of Communist fronts, from the powerful Students Union down to the Musical Brass Gong Society, has turned Singapore's first 18 months of self-government into a symphony of discords. Through their fronts the illegal Communists have been able to foment riots, call hundreds of strikes, and strongarm those who actively oppose them.