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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. ยท Rating.

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Jeff rated it liked it Apr 27, As a student of znatoliy institute and as a party member, he was well placed to follow the power struggle in the Soviet leadership that was reflected in secret party letters, briefings, and conferences. They are intended to serve the ends of policy, usually by creating and shaping the conditions for its successful implementation. Had the opposition been successful, it would once more have opened up the possibility of a genuine and uncontrolled process of de-Stalinization and liberalization of the regime.

The national units of the Georgian and Armenian troops in the local military district were disarmed and demobilized in one night. It dealt with the political and economic situation in the USSR and the communist bloc after the war.


Aug 03, Velvetink marked it as to-read. General Griba-nov, issued an instruction to his staff to prepare operations to influence Western ambassadors in Moscow, in accordance with the requirements of the new policy.

The State Within a State: The combined lessons of the DVR and the Tito-Stalin split suggested to the communist strategists of the s that golitsyb splits and independence in the communist world could be anaoliy 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.

Richard rated it really liked it May 12, In other words, common logic suggested that the bloc should proceed towards its aim of worldwide victory for communism by forging its own unity and coordinating its own policies as far as possible in secret while at the same time undermining the unity and resistance of the noncommunist world by projecting a misleading image of its own evolution, disunity, and weakness.


The author’s services to the party and the KGB and the unusually long periods he spent in study, mainly in the KGB but also with the University of Marxism-Leninism and the Diplomatic School, make the author uniquely well qualified as a citizen of the West to write about the subjects covered in this book.


The independence of the churches was broken and new, controlled “living churches” accepted the regime. The Chinese contribution to this assessment is to golltsyn found in two articles by Mao, which were published in the Soviet press in April and December In external policy democratic governments may practice disinformation on a limited scale in pursuit of their limited, national, and normally defensive objectives, but such disinformation tends to be on a modest scale and restricted to the military and counterintelligence fields.

According to Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky”In I had unprecedented access to Politburo and Central Committee secret documents which have been classified, and still are even now, for 30 years. For instance, during the mass repressions of the s the regime projected itself to the outside world, not without success, as a model democratic system under a strong leader.

Past experience indicates that the most valuable information has been provided by refugees and defectors from communist countries and communist parties. Industry lay ruined by the war; agriculture was in crisis. Gribanov also instructed members of his staff, posing as senior lids of various Soviet government departments, to establish personal contact with, and exercise political influence over, the ambassadors in Moscow of all the developing countries.

It presents my convictions that, throughout that period, the West has misunderstood the nature of changes in the communist world and has been misled and outmaneuvered by communist guile. The most important point about the report was that it prevented de- Stalinization les developing into an attack on communist principles as a whole.

It was as if it had never happened. Life and Death in the British Secret Service. It is mentioned as an idea of Sakharov and it is predicted that Western Europe will become neutral and socialist. From onward calculated, deceitful use was made of notional de-Stalinization to help the new long-range policy achieve its domestic and external goals.

Steven Montgomery rated it really liked it Mar 28, Another was to establish contacts with foreign statesmen and other leading figures, either in their home countries or during their visits to the Soviet Union, and use them to influence Western governments. The image of Marxism as a philosophy had been tarnished in the eyes of Western intellectuals. The Disadvantages of Apparent Unity The communist strategists appreciated that the major disadvantage of the pursuit by all the parties of the bloc of a uniform and openly aggressive policy was that a combination of ideological zeal with monolithic unity would alarm the noncommunist world and force it into greater cohesion and possibly into a vigorous and coordinated response to the communist threat.


New Lies for Old- The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation

Sep anatoli, Pat Schakelvoort rated it liked it Recommended to Pat by: The political, military, and economic strength of the so-called monolith was grossly exaggerated in communist propaganda, the main vehicle for disinformation. It means opposition to communist principles and practice; it is critical of communism in the broadest sense.

An ostensible separation of powers between the legislative, the executive, and the judiciary might be introduced. A characteristic, but not unique, example of this technique is provided by the so-called “Trust” operation. The value of information from unofficial contacts should not be overestimated, since the probability is that these contacts, however critical they may be of the regime, are controlled by the security services.

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Luiz rated it really liked it Sep 20, Being divided, the opposition group, had it come to power, would have been obliged to make concessions regardless of the wishes of the individual members. Dean Jackson – favorite favorite favorite favorite favorite – February 14, Subject: In fact, disinformation has been used to a varying extent throughout the history anatoly the Soviet Union.

It still remains a state secret that Khrushchev and Serov, the Chairman of the KGB, rushed to Georgia to direct the suppression of the disturbance. Under great duress, Nw failed two highly questionable lie detector tests but passed a third test monitored by several Agency departments.