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 […]
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.
Stooped from old age and disease, the four surviving leaders of Pol Pot’s communist revolution of 1975, which left perhaps 2 million people dead, at last entered the dock to stand trial at a special tribunal here on Monday.
Mao Zedong loved to swim. In his youth, he advocated swimming as a way of strengthening the bodies of Chinese citizens, and one of his earliest poems celebrated the joys of beating a wake through the waves.
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
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.
The men with the poison-filled syringe arrived two days before Li Juan’s due date. They pinned her down on a bed in a local clinic, she says, and drove the needle into her abdomen until it entered the 9-month-old fetus
You can’t get to the town of Ruili by plane or train. There is only the road
Ever since its victorious, twelve-year guerrilla war against Communist rebels, rubber-rich Malaya has been an eye of calm amidst the storm of Southeast Asia.
One of the great ironies revealed by the global recession that began in 2008 is that Communist Partyruled China may be doing a better job managing capitalism’s crisis than the democratically elected U.S. government