front organization

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A body not officially sponsored by a Communist party but actually controlled by it. The term was coined during the hysteria which led to McCarthyism in the United States. Front organizations have certainly existed, although there have never been as many of them as Senator McCarthy and his equivalents in other countries believed.

Subjects: Politics.

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