Last week Cuba and the People’s Republic of China, both longstanding Communist dictatorships, gained election to the United NationsHuman Rights Council. The move should come as no surprise because the UN tilted to Communist states from the start.
In the waning days of World War II, Stalin’s foreign minister Andrei Gromyko suggested U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss as the first UN Secretary General, the first and only time a Soviet leader recommended an American for an international post.Hiss was duly appointed acting Secretary General, so the Communists got the man they wanted.
“The GRU [Soviet military intelligence] considered Hiss to be one ofMoscow’s most important spies,” Christina Shelton, author ofAlger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason, told Jamie Glazov in 2012. From his post in the State Department, Hiss enabled Moscow to break codes and tap into American diplomatic traffic.
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