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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The precedent of Lenin’s NEP seemed to provide many of the answers, although, of course, the new policy would need to be far more complex and sophisticated. Interview with Pavel Stoilov. Molotov and Malenkov emerged as the leaders of the opposition.


At the same time, he became further convinced that events continued to confirm the validity of his analysis, that the threat from international communism was not properly understood, and that this threat would shortly enter a new and more dangerous phase. It was at Chinese insistence that such references were lids.

Propaganda plays a leading role to the extent that it becomes in itself the main form of disinformation. Despite the rejection of his views by many of our former colleagues, we continue to believe that the contents anatoluy this book are of the greatest importance and relevance to a proper understanding of contemporary events.

Finally, I thank the Soviet government and anatliy for the excellent educational facilities that made this book possible; and I thank Russian history and literature for the inspiration they gave when guiding me toward my decision of conscience to serve the people rather than the party.

Common agreement had been reached on the abandonment of Stalin’s acknowledged distortions of Mew doctrine. Unknown Bindingpages. Western contact with the man in the street hardly existed; and when it did, it was controlled.

Analogous specialities have been established in the fields of “China-watching” and East European studies.

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According to Daniel PipesGolitsyn’s publications “had some impact anatoloy rightist thinking in the United States”, [24] including political writer Jeffrey Nyquist [25] and Joel Skousen[26] as well as the John Birch Society. Within days of his victory, Khrushchev renewed the effort to restore party as well as state relations with the Yugoslavs, a course on which he had embarked at the time of his visit to Tito in May My researches have not only strengthened my belief, but have led me to a new methodology by which to analyze communist actions.


Such a step can be presented to the Americans as a representative institution. The “main enemies” of the Soviet Union were the United States.

We have the highest regard for his personal and professional integrity.

The Patterns of Disinformation: Ali rated goolitsyn liked it Jun 23, The European governments and the emigre leaders should put a stop to anti-Soviet terrorist activities and change their attitude from hostility toward the Soviet regime to one of passive acceptance. Colonel Kostenko who in the s appeared in England under diplomatic cover was its specialist on aviation. In their view, by consistent and coordinated efforts, the countries of the bloc would be able to influence the policies and attitudes of the governments and populations of the noncommunist world in a direction ajatoliy to themselves.

Likewise, the monitoring of communist embassies and officials can be valuable, but it anato,iy 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.

New Lies for Old: Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. There were two experienced candidates for the post of head of the new department: Dodd Mead and Company. These innocent persons could golitsyyn be used by the regime in various ways.

Crises become common knowledge and cannot be concealed. The draft of Pospelov’s report was discussed and approved by the Presidium on the eve of the party congress. He managed to take yolitsyn himself the credit for the exposure of Stalin’s crimes, to conceal his own use of Stalinist methods in the pursuit anqtoliy power, and to distract attention from the nature of the opposition’s charges against him.

A disinformation section of some twenty officers was also set up in the KGB apparatus in East Germany under Litovkin, a specialist on penetration of the West German intelligence service.

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

In varying degrees they had all resented Stalin’s interference in their internal affairs and the rigid conformity he had demanded of them. The creative arts and cultural and scientific organizations, such as the writers’ unions and Academy of Sciences, would become apparently golitsyb independent, as would the trade unions. In particular the Presidium recommended a reexamination and reform of the practices of the security service with the idea that, at a future date when the situation in the party and in the country had settled down, a reasonable explanation should be found ggolitsyn Stalin’s deviations from communist principles, such as od unjustified repressions of personnel, including party members.


The achievements in all branches of the national economy have led to a further improvement in the material and cultural standards of Soviet society.

The cases of certain leading personalities who had been tried and imprisoned under Stalin were reviewed. These are some extracts: Expectations of rap- prochement were aroused. Larry rated it it was amazing Jun 04, For example, the Soviet security service used to practice a provocation technique through which any well-wisher who attempted to estabHsh contact by telephone with the American or British embassies in Moscow would be connected with specially trained officials of the security service.

The need for a new policy was felt with special keenness by the Soviet leadership. Almost 30 years later, some of the patterns identified by this author continue to be recognizable from parties involved in world affairs today.

Several highly significant alterations were made to the Central Committee’s own apparatus in and after Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! 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.

Chris Simmons rated it it was amazing Mar 21, 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.