NEW LIES FOR OLD The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation ANATOLIY GOLITSYN TO THE MEMORY OF Anna Akhmatova CONSCIENCE. New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation has 40 Golitsyn claims that the Soviet liberalisation was nothing than a tactic to. Anatoly Golitsyn. New Lies For Old. The Communist strategy of deception and Disinformation An ex-KGB officer warns how communist deception threatens.
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In the course ofthey suddenly stopped talking their ideological gibberish, they suddenly appeared in Western suits, with nice smiles, —. We were, therefore, more than willing to respond to the author’s requests for help in editing his manuscript for publication, and we commend the book gokitsyn the most serious study by ,ies who are interested in relations between the communist and noncommunist worlds.
Ali rated it liked it Jun 23, Christopher, we are going to continue in our second part of this interview. They like to make comparisons with Russian traditional religion: And what happened to the assurances our western partners made after the dissolution of the Warsaw Pact?
In he was posted to Vienna, where he served for two years under cover as a member of the apparat of the Soviet High Commission. The combined odl of the DVR and the Tito-Stalin split suggested to the communist strategists of the s that spurious splits and independence in the communist world could be used to ease Western pressure and to obtain increased Western economic and even military aid for individual communist countries while the world balance of power was being shifted inconspicuously in communist favor.
Leningrad Railway Stationin Cyrillic writing: An official Soviet publication partially confirms the exploitation of the movement and describes its end. The pressure for united fronts between communist and socialist parties and trade unions at national and international level would be intensified.
Certainly, golitsun next five years will be a period of intensive struggle. So if they continue we will have to react appropiately by retargeting our leis.
It took years to come to fruition. From toat a time when a new long-range policy for the bloc was being formulated and the KGB was being reorganized to play its part in it, he served as a senior analyst in the NATO section of the Information Department of the Soviet intelligence service.
A few counterintelligence officials in the CIA and the British and French services began to understand and accept the validity of my views.
It is worth noting that the scale of Soviet oil exports to India nfw already producing political dividends for the Soviet Union. He is, was a key advocate of the Leninist world revolution.
And this happened almost immediately afterwards. While the Trust was thriving the OGPU took control, wholly or partially, of two other movements calculated to influence the political climate in support of the NEP.
Integration of the communist bloc would follow the lines envisaged by Lenin when the Third Communist International was founded. He joined the communist youth movement Komsomol at the age of fifteen while he was a cadet in military school.
They accepted at face value the Trust’s disinformation and passed it on to their influential friends in the European intelligence services. The internal role of disinformation is, on the one hand, to conceal the undemocratic, antinational, unlawful, and even criminal methods of resolving internal crises and, on the other, to minimize or neutralize internal antiregime activities while at the same time preventing or neutralizing any attempt from outside to foment and exploit those activities.
A special form of control over the Soviet press was established by the apparatus of the Central Committee so that the press could be used by the Central Committee and KGB for disinformation purposes.
New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation by Anatoliy Golitsyn
We can testify to his Sisyphean efforts to convince others of the validity of what he has to say. To prevent the West from detecting the depth of the internal crisis in the bloc that the propaganda was intended to conceal, contact between the communist and noncommunist worlds was reduced to the ole minimum.
Each show we cover a crucial issue of the day, but always from a viewpoint of perspective rarely if ever aired by ggolitsyn mass media. Investigative reporting of the type so popular in the West is impossible in communist countries without at least tacit lise from the security authorities.
NATO could hardly survive this process. In the presence of a dozen senior officials of his service, Count de Marenches stated that he was in agreement with my views on the existence of the strategy and of disinformation but I was unable to golitdyn my ideas in detail because my project with his service was terminated. This time, the socialists might finally fall into the trap.
Of the greatest long-term significance was an order issued by Shelepin to Agayants at the end of to collaborate with the Central Committee’s Department of Active Operations and with Albanian and Yugoslav representatives on a disinformation operation connected with the new long-range policy and relating to Soviet- Yugoslav-Albanian relations. Those leaders olx the nonaligned movement who had close relations with communist countries would try to involve the rest of the nonaligned movement in concerted actions with communists and social democrats gloitsyn promote the joint aims of procuring the disarmament of the United States and the reduction of its role as a world power; of isolating Israel, South Africa, and Chile; and of helping liberation movements in Latin America, Southern Africa, and the Middle East, especially the PLO.
For three months in the author worked bolitsyn a head of section in the department of the Soviet intelligence service responsible for counterespionage against the United States. Well, if he is not telling the truth about the fact that all that we have witnessed since was planned as Soviet disinformation strategy going back this far, then he has to be a prophet, he just has to be a clairvoyant.
He praised the recent successes of the KGB in penetrating the secrets of Western governments, but said that its role was lues passive and limited in that it had done nothing to help the strategic, political, economic, and ideological struggle with the capitalist powers.
An intensified power struggle would have ensued and a new, agreed-upon, long-range policy could not have been adopted. It should golitsn on addressing the immediate problems which beset the country at home and undermine its strength. The list could be expanded.
Iles had to allow, for example, those with memories of the Stalin repressions to die off. In the fifth place, it has to be repeated that, over the years, a partially successful diversion campaign has been mounted to discredit both Angleton and Golitsyn.
This book is intended to assist them, and many others, in that urgent task. Sakharov might be included in some capacity in the government or allowed to teach goliteyn. Well, I mean, there are three or four pages which are just chock-a-block full of predictions.
They should focus on developing reliable human intelligence on the real strategic intentions and actions of the CIS and should analyse developments in terms of bew geopolitical strategies described above. Even China might throw in its weight in favor of a Soviet-socialist line on arms control and disarmament. This is not based on what is holitsyn to occur in the CIS according to the optimistic expectations of Western observers, but rather upon the Soviet estimate of the time needed for the strategies described above to take effect.
The question may indeed be on the agenda within the next seven years. They had to ensure that the true opposition no longer existed.
New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation
Principal among these difficulties are: Nixon ignores the geopolitical strategic designs of the present leaders of the CIS and China aimed at weakening the United States and at achieving convergence. And of course, he remains so to this day. But he found that he could not sit idly by and watch the United States and its political leaders being taken in by Soviet strategic disinformation and overwhelmed by their own wishful thinking about goolitsyn evolution of the Soviet system.