NEW LIES FOR OLD The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation ANATOLIY GOLITSYN TO THE MEMORY OF Anna Akhmatova CONSCIENCE. Throughout KGB defector Major Anatoliy Golitsyn’s second book Under Golitsyn’s original understanding, as presented in New Lies for Old. New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation has 40 ratings and 4 reviews. Steve said: Written Anatoliy Golitsyn. · Rating.
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Luiz rated it really liked it Sep 20, Department D, together with the Central Committee, took part in briefing Soviet scientists for their assignments at various international conferences where they have contacts with foreign scientists. There would be greater freedom for Soviet citizens to travel. Although it was a failure, it was known to Stahn’s immediate heirs in the Soviet leadership.
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.
Controlled anti-Stalinism could create favorable conditions for political and diplomatic maneuvers against noncommunist countries. Likewise, the monitoring of communist embassies and officials can be valuable, but it has to be remembered that the methods used by Western counterintelligence and security services are well known and in most cases are capable of being converted by the communist bloc into channels for disinformation.
Rigid travel control was imposed. In fact, over the years it became increasingly clear to the author that there was no reasonable hope of his analysis of communist affairs being seriously considered in Western official circles.
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Lenin left behind him no specific treatise on the subject, although his writings contain scattered refer- ences to it; deception and duplicity were essential elements in his political technique. Its three main tasks were: The bloc was misrepresented as a monolith.
With the help of the army and the security service, Khrushchev defeated the “antiparty group” by the narrowest of margins. Convincingly evaluated many world events from the Written in the s by a KGB defector who claimed that long term USSR disinformation strategy against the west was comprised of several thrusts, including: It had once been a genuine organization, founded by Czarist generals in Moscow and Leningrad but liquidated by the Soviet security service in De-Stalinization was the obvious course, and an account must now be given of how it was put into effect after Stalin’s death.
Foreign diplomats and journalists were subjected to rigid restrictions; their travel was limited to a twenty-five-kilometer zone around the capital. Instructions were issued to the KGB residents in Finland, Italy, and France to step up and exploit their penetration of the leadership of socialist and other political parties in order to bring about changes in the leadership and policies of those parties in accordance with the requirements of bloc policy.
Already, by Junethe Soviet and Chinese leaders had reached an agreed assessment of Stalin and his distortions of communist doctrine. Golutsyn security service was strengthened; armed force was used to crush revolt in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.
Communist disinformation operations are controlled at the highest level of government. Some aspects of the strategy, such as united fronts with socialists in the advanced capitalist countries and support for national liberation movements in the Third World, were openly proclaimed.
Experience had shown that the activities of the Comintern were handicapped by its identification as an instrument of Soviet policy.
By the time it had been circulated to governments as “secret” intelligence it sounded most impressive, and when as time went on the same story was confirmed by source after source, it became “secret and reliable.
In and early he was involved, with a friend, in drawing up a proposal to the Central Committee on the reorganization of Soviet intelligence. The fears of the outside world at communist strength are deliberately aroused and the communist threat is exaggerated out of proportion to its actual potential in anatpliy to discourage external intervention in communist affairs.
Thousands of Western technicians helped to industrialize the Oglitsyn Union, and Western firms built essential factories there.
Lists with This Book. As a student of the institute and as a party member, he was well placed to follow the power struggle in the Soviet leadership that was reflected in golitsjn party letters, briefings, and conferences. Topics kgbsovietsdesinformationcold warcommunism.
The failure of current Western studies is due in large part to the failure to appreciate the second set of difficulties. What happened in Georgia in the spring of can be Mkened to “Bloody Sunday” January 9,a anattoliy infamous in Russian history when, on the orders of the Czar, a people’s demonstration was dispersed with bloodshed. It was the first tacit admission to the party membership of the fallibility of Stalin.
The security service began to exercise effective control over Soviet society. A unified strategy would have been even more hampering to the international communist movement. The KGB had failed to collaborate with the security services of the other bloc countries on political matters.
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.
None of the pretenders was preeminent, none of them had worked out the details of his own policies, and — living as they had done under Stalin’s shadow — no agreements on policy had been worked out among them.