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Congressman Chris Smith named chair of commission on China

Congressman Chris Smith, a champion of human rights and a strong opponent of BBG plans to end Voice of America radio and TV broadcasts to China and other countries without free media, was named chairman of the “Congressional-Executive Commission on …

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Tiananmen Square Massacre Anniversary Brings Calls from Actor Richard Gere and Others for Saving Voice of America Radio and TV Programs to China

FreeMediaOnline.orgTruckee, CA, USA, June 4, 2011 -- The June 4th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre has brought new calls from human

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Secretary Clinton: U.S. is losing the information war

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton --

So we are in an information war. And we are losing that war. I'll be very blunt in my assessment. Al-Jazeera is

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Beatification of John Paul II was a low priority public diplomacy event for President Obama

TedLipien.com, Truckee, California, USA, May 01, 2011 — In a public diplomacy blunder likely to offend American Catholics, Polish-American voters and people in Poland, the Obama

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Reagan is Out, Obama is In – U.S. Embassies in Central and Eastern Europe Ignore 100 Anniversary of Ronald Reagan’s Birthday

TedLipien.com, Truckee, CA, February 08, 2011 -- One would think that the centennial of Ronald Reagan's birthday could be a perfect public diplomacy theme for

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Voice of America continues one-sided coverage of U.S.-Russian relations

TedLipien.com, Truckee, California, December 28, 2010 — I wrote earlier about unbalanced coverage by the Voice of America English Service of the START treaty debate

Leaked U.S. Embassy Warsaw Cables – Obama to the Poles: Have some Patriot missiles that don’t work to protect you from Russia

Obama to the Poles: Have some Patriot missiles that don’t work to protect you from Russia

 

Opinia.US Truckee, CA, December 6, 2010 — The Guardian newspaper in the

Media Disinformation Influenced U.S. Diplomatic Report from Russia

Update: The White House announced that President Obama will meet with Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski in Washington on Wednesday, December 8. Opinia.US reported that President Komorowski’s

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Leaked State Department Cables on Obama’s Sept. 17 Missile Defense Announcement Reveal His and Secretary Gates’ Views on Russia

Opinia.US Truckee, CA, November 29, 2010 -- Leaked secret State Department cables may help to resolve the mystery as to why President Obama chose September 17, 2009

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Zbigniew Brzezinski’s Speech (in Polish) at VOA Broadcaster Zofia Korbonska’s Funeral

TedLipien.com, Truckee, CA — A funeral Mass for Zofia Korbonska, a heroine of the Polish underground resistance against Nazi occupation, participant in the Warsaw Rising of 1944,

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Window on Eurasia: Putin Speaks the Language of ‘a Tatar Khan,’ Michnik Says

Friday, September 10, 2010 Window on Eurasia: Putin Speaks the Language of ‘a Tatar Khan,’ Michnik Says Paul Goble Staunton, September 10 – Adam Michnik, the editor in chief

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Democracy needs defending, Clinton affirms | National Endowment for Democracy (NED)

Democracy Digest from the National Endowment for Democracy (NED): A new global architecture will ensure America’s global leadership over the next century, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Opinia.US: Little on the White House Blog about Biden in Poland

Opinia.US SAN FRANCISCO — The White House Blog had nothing specific about Vice President Biden’s visit to Poland. Biden’s national security advisor Tony Blinken wrote a general

US Embassy Warsaw sees insensitive timing of Obama’s missile decision

Opinia.US SAN FRANCISCO -- Displaying unprecedented boldness for a US diplomatic mission, the US Embassy in Warsaw conceded on its official public website that Poles believe that

Sen. Voinovich criticizes Obama for public diplomacy disaster

Opinia.US SAN FRANCISCO -- In a speech on the Senate floor on Thursday, Senator George Voinovich (R-OH) said he was disappointed in the manner in which President

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