Former spy chief reveals secret strategies for undermining freedom, attacking religion, and promoting terrorism is a nonfiction book about disinformation tactics and history rooted in information warfare. A quarter century ago, in his international bestseller red horizons, pacepa exposed the massive crimes and corruption of his former boss, romanian president nicolae ceausescu, giving the dictator a nervous breakdown and inspiring him to send assassination squads to the u. Pacepa and rychlak document how the russian word dezinformatsiya was coined by joseph stalin, who chose a french sounding title to. Disinformation former spy chief reveals secret strategies for undermining freedom, attacking religion, and promoting terrorism 20 by lieutenant general ion mihai pacepa and professor ronald j. It was written by former threestar general in the securitate, the secret police of socialist republic of romania, ion mihai pacepa, and law professor ronald j. Gen ion mihai pacepa is the highestranking soviet bloc intelligence official ever to defect to the west. Disinformation is a provocative book that presents the dangers of. Theblaze is your source for news and information, original reporting and insightful opinions about the stories that matter most. Glenn beck discusses disinformation, ion mihai pacepas book. His latest book is disinformation, coauthored with prof.
His book red horizons has been republished in 27 languages. Today, still living undercover in the united states, the. Rychlak is a revealing and eloquent book that requires greater dissemination and should be required reading by sober citizens of every civilized. Ion mihai pacepas story defames a legendary vatican diplomat and undermines positive catholic. The greatest spy speaks about the threat to america forbes. Ion mihai pacepas story defames a legendary vatican diplomat and undermines positive catholicrussian orthodox relations. Pacepa as the oneeyed man in the country of the blind. Before fake news, there was soviet disinformation a photograph of soviet dictator joseph stalin lies on a floor outside a courtroom in moscow, on oct. Disinformation is a book that needs to be on every english speaking library shelf, and needs to be read by every englishspeaking history teacher. Theres been much written about the kgb since the soviet unions fall opened many of its files.
The highestranking soviet bloc intelligence official ever to defect to the west, lt. During the final three years of the obama administration, richard stengel, the former editor of time magazine and an under secretary of state, was the single person in government tasked with unpacking, disproving, and combating both isiss messaging and russian disinformation. Disinformation explains of post wwii history from the perspective of one who was on the inside. A quarter century ago, in his international bestseller red horizons, pacepa exposed the massive crimes and. Glenn beck discusses disinformation, ion mihai pacepas. Former spy chief reveals secret strategies for undermining freedom, attacking religion, and promoting terrorism is a nonfiction book about disinformation tactics. Fomenting hatred, manipulating the media, and inciting islamic terrorism. Disinformation and a dubious source national catholic register.
Gen ion mihai pacepa, the highestranking intelligence official to defect from the soviet bloc, was, remarkably, a witness to many of the events the book describes. It took me seven years to track down general ion mihai pacepa, the former chief of romanian intelligence, after he defected to the united states in. Soviet definition of disinformation was a form of disinformation. Then, in 2016, as the presidential election unfolded, stengel watched as donald trump used disinformation himself. Ion mihai pacepas story defames a legendary vatican diplomat and undermines positive catholicrussian orthodox.669 1525 792 607 1469 1410 403 462 1409 287 566 1470 615 255 519 658 1487 1219 21 431 1347 623 104 399 1440 953 593 1150 238 272 1478 1408 1419 720