This article deals with the historical trajectory of anti-communism in South Korea since Anti-communism has been working as a powerful ideological and institutional constraint to suppress political opposition to authoritarian regimes and to hinder development of critical thoughts in South Korea. However, the demise of East European socialist countries and globalization has transformed the nature of anti-communism, by equating non-market ideologies with communism. Even though there have been political and economic change in the 21 st century, anti-communism has still played an important role in constraining policy development as well as political discourse.
Communism’s rise in South-east Asia
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President Widodo 'real target' of strident campaign against disbanded PKI. Stop making the House a PKI nest," he said. They have accused Widodo of protecting PKI symphathizers while targeting Muslim groups, with the government's recent ban on Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia -- which is seeking to establish an Islamic caliphate. They ignored the calls of moderate Muslim leaders, including the Indonesian Ulema Council chairman Ma'ruf Amin, who said: "There is no need for demonstrations. PKI is already dead.
Communism in Asia
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The domino theory was a theory prominent from the s to the s that posited that if one country in a region came under the influence of communism , then the surrounding countries would follow in a domino effect. President Dwight D. Eisenhower described the theory during an April 7, , news conference, when referring to communism in Indochina :. Finally, you have broader considerations that might follow what you would call the "falling domino" principle.