When I travelled for two weeks in working class areas of Cuba last year, a Cuban worker explained to me that while they hear endlessly from the government about the "American embargo against Cuba," the real problem is the "internal embargo"—the embargo that the government elite has imposed on the Cuban people to keep them from participating in the economies of the elite and the outside world.
The A.J. Mustie Institute, named after a famous pacifist, started with the express purpose of "supporting nonviolence and social justice." Now, the institute has a new executive director and has sent out a fundraising letter from convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal. The letter includes a 2013 photo of the new director, Heidi Boghosian, and Mumia sharing beaming smiles and a hug.
During CPAC, Spyridon Mitsotakis of Breitbart News caught up with Katie Kieffer, author of “Let Me Be Clear.” The title turns Barack Obama’s famous catchphrase against him.
In 1993, Rudy Giuliani defeated incumbent Mayor David Dinkins on a tough crime-fighting and welfare-to-work platform. The life-long New York intellectual Norman Podhoretz, reflecting on this moment in 1999, wrote that "neither I nor anyone else ever dreamed that the new mayor — or any other person occupying that office — would be able to turn the city around, let alone that he would do so almost overnight. How wrong we were!"
Breitbart News interviewed Liz Long, author of “The Constitution: It’s the OS for the US,” at CPAC 2015. She explained how the Constitution (when operating properly) could be compared to a computer operating system that makes all of it’s parts
Deb Leticia Gordils, chairman of the Republican National Hispanic Assembly of Illinois, was interviewed by Breitbart News Network at the Conservative Political Action Conference last week about her successful Spanish language conservative newspaper El Sueno Americano. “The litmus test for whether or not
Gerardo Hernandez, a spy for Communist Cuba and the man responsible for the murder of four humanitarian workers (three of whom were American citizens) over international waters, was freed from prison last year by the Obama administration, due in part to the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).
On February 6, six of the foremost authorities on Cold War nuclear and technological espionage met at the National Archives in Washington, D.C. to talk about how historians have treated the Rosenberg spy case and discussed how the profession has been taken over by the hard left.
Dr. Andrew Bostom, an independent scholar and recognized authority on Islamic anti-Semitism, spoke on February 4th to the Lawfare Project on Iran's "Annihilationist" ideology and the theocratic reasoning behind their intentions to destroy Israel.
Iranian control of Yemen gives the Mullahs the option of cutting off the sea lanes connecting the Mediterranean to the Indian Oceans. This is a very real threat, as the Iran-backed Houthi rebels consolidate control over Yemen. Most of the West's oil and most of Western trade with the Far East depends on these sea lanes.
During the Cold War, Red terrorist groups proliferated throughout Western Europe. Claire Sterling detailed in her 1981 blockbuster The Terror Network: The Secret War of International Terrorism how, with the help of the Communist Bloc intelligence and their surrogates in the PLO and Cuba, these groups organized a sophisticated network able to provide everything from arranging travel to Cuba and Lebanon for training to guns and fake passports.
Today marks 70 years since the day the Greek Communist Party first attempted to seize control of Greece by force. Though they were defeated, Marxism has remained a prominent force in Greece – and is primarily responsible for the economic
Fifty years ago, in 1964, a Korean War veteran, electrical magazine editor, and self-taught expert on Communism named John Stormer published None Dare Call it Treason. It eventually sold 7 million copies. The premise of the book was fairly simple:
When Andrew Cuomo was HUD secretary in 1999, he hosted an event titled “50th Anniversary Chinese Delegation Dinner” for a delegation of the Chinese Ministry of Construction. 1999 marked 50 years since the Chinese Communist Party under Mao Tse-tung took
After speaking to the Financial Policy Council at the City University of New York, former CIA director R. James Woolsey spoke briefly to Breitbart News about the post-Cold War security outlook and the highest ranking Cold War-era defector to the
In late 2013, a giant Christmas tree in Kiev’s Independence Square became a symbol of the protests against the Russian-backed regime of Viktor Yanukovych. According to the UK Guardian: “The Christmas tree was hung with Ukrainian flags and protesters waved
Kirsten Powers, the great moderate liberal commentator to who actually has the courage and honesty to practice the tolerance and compassion she preaches, has asked her Twitter followers to contribute to Catholic Knights of Columbus fund to assist Iraqi Christians
When Marc Lamont Hill reported that people from a “revolutionary communist” group are provoking mayhem in Ferguson, Missouri, he was referring to the Revolutionary Communist Party USA (RCP). This Maoist/Stalinist cult has a history of working with thugs and criminals
“I once asked Leslie Harris, the head of the ACLU task force on women, how feminists could continue their support of a man [Ted Kennedy] who was such a prominent abuser of women himself. ‘We know that,’ she said, ‘but
Twenty-nine years after having his priesthood suspended by Pope John Paul II, Miguel d’Escoto Brockmann has now been given a green light to return. On friday, the Vatican announced that “The Holy Father has given His benevolent assent that Father Miguel d’Escoto
The British Government has agreed to open a public inquiry into the poisoning of Alexander Litvinenko, a former Russian intelligence agent who defected to Britain in 2000, where he was an outspoken critic of former FSB (the renamed KGB) director and
“Iran wants chaos,” a former Iranian intelligence chief for Western Europe told Ken Timmerman, author of the new book Dark Forces: The Truth About What Happened In Benghazi. “They want to generate anti-American anger, radicalize the rebels, and maintain a climate
The current issue of Foreign Affairs (July/August 2014) contains an article about the 1960-1961 crisis in the Congo. Its key point is as follows: The root of the CIA’s intervention in Congo was an overhyped analysis of the communist threat.
There have been suggestions among some in the media that the Haqqani Network (who were the terrorists Bowe Bergdahl was with) is somehow a separate entity from the Taliban. Al Qaeda is not even being mentioned in this regard, which
Alexis Tsipras, leader of The Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza) Party, is reported by Greek media to have “lambasted western policy on Ukraine and expressed support for separatist referendums in the Ukraine during an official visit to Moscow, upon the