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By John R. Bolton
The president fiddles at his domestic altar while the world burns
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Topic - Police Of The Czech Republic
Czech police say they have found four valuable paintings by Czech cubist artist Emil Filla that were stolen last month from a northwestern gallery, and six suspects have been arrested in the case.
In the late 1980s, the fight against global communism entered a crucial phase. President Reagan publicly pressed Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall. Pope John Paul II and Lech Walesa gave Polish workers the courage to rise up against their communist masters. The Velvet Revolution sprang up in Czechoslovakia.
A former U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic is accusing the country's deputy finance minister, who is in charge of fighting corruption, of asking for a bribe two years ago to settle a business dispute.