Anti-communism

2017-07-27T18:47:40+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Death squad, Rock Against Communism, Service d'Action Civique, Overman Committee, Fascism, McCarthyism, Truman Doctrine, Smith Act, Objectivism (Ayn Rand), Red Scare, Matsukawa derailment, Pro Libertate, European Defence Community, Counter-Guerrilla, Red Terror (Spain), Anti-Leninism, Right-wing dictatorship flashcards Anti-communism
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  • Death squad
    A death squad is an armed group that conducts extrajudicial killings or forced disappearances of persons for the purposes of political repression, genocide, or revolutionary terror.
  • Rock Against Communism
    Rock Against Communism (RAC) started out as series of political rock concerts in the United Kingdom in the late 1970s, and is also a name for the subsequent music genre.
  • Service d'Action Civique
    The SAC (French: Service d'Action Civique; or Civic Action Service), officially created in January 1960, was a Gaullist militia founded by Jacques Foccart, Charles de Gaulle's chief adviser for African matters, and Pierre Debizet, a former Resistant and official director of the group.
  • Overman Committee
    The Overman Committee was a special subcommittee of the United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary chaired by North Carolina Democrat Lee Slater Overman.
  • Fascism
    Fascism /ˈfæʃɪzəm/ is a form of radical authoritarian nationalism that came to prominence in early 20th-century Europe, influenced by national syndicalism.
  • McCarthyism
    McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence.
  • Truman Doctrine
    Truman told Congress that "it must be the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures.
  • Smith Act
    The Alien Registration Act of 1940 (Smith Act), 76th United States Congress, 3d session, ch.
  • Objectivism (Ayn Rand)
    Objectivism is a philosophical system developed by Russian American writer Ayn Rand (1905–1982).
  • Red Scare
    A "Red Scare" is the promotion of fear of a potential rise of communism or radical leftism.
  • Matsukawa derailment
    The Matsukawa derailment (松川事件 Matsukawa jiken) occurred at 0309 AM on August 17, 1949 when a Tōhoku Main Line passenger train derailed and overturned between Kanayagawa and Matsukawa stations in Fukushima Prefecture Japan, killing three crew members.
  • Pro Libertate
    Pro Libertate is an anti-communist, right-wing political association in Switzerland.
  • European Defence Community
    The European Defence Community (EDC) emerged from, the Pleven plan proposed in 1950 by René Pleven, the French Prime Minister, in response to the American call for the rearmament of West Germany.
  • Counter-Guerrilla
    Counter-Guerrilla (Turkish: Kontrgerilla) is the Turkish branch of Operation Gladio, a clandestine stay-behind anti-communist initiative backed by the United States as an expression of the Truman Doctrine.
  • Red Terror (Spain)
    The Red Terror in Spain (Spanish: Terror Rojo) is the name given by historians to various acts of violence committed from 1936 until the end of the Spanish Civil War "by sections of nearly all the leftist groups".
  • Anti-Leninism
    Anti-Leninism is the opposition to thought known as Leninism or Bolshevism.
  • Right-wing dictatorship
    A right-wing dictatorship (sometimes also referred to as a rightist dictatorship) is an authoritarian regime whose policy could be called rightist.