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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The department was abolished when Grigorenko moved to Department D. Matthew Smith rated it really liked it Feb 21, The plan was in a way inspired by the teachings of the 6th-century BC. An attempt will be made in this book to explain, on the basis of the author’s inside information and new methodology, the role of the disinformation program and the techniques employed golitsym it.


Kld and twelve new communist parties joined the Comintern, bringing the total to forty-six. Snatoliy, various means were used to damage, disrupt, and discredit both nnew emigre movements and the European intelligence services. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. But enough has been said to indicate that the entire Soviet intelligence potential was used to carry out operations in support of the first phase of the new long-range bloc policy; the same can be said of the intelligence potential of the other countries of the communist bloc.

When Stalin read the report of the press conference, he asked who was the agent’s controller, and then said: The main condition for the successful solution of such a crisis is that it should become public knowledge; therefore, there is no place anatoliyy disinformation. They were to plan and build an electric power system to cover and bind together the whole country. Oct 28, Diablo rated it it was amazing. The Manifesto produced by the Eighty-one-Party Congress No- vember clearly betrays the influence of Lenin’s ideas and practice, as does Khrushchev’s follow-up speech of January 6, Too many rehabilitations of Stalin’s victims had been allowed too quickly; the party and the security service had been too passive in the face of the spontaneous reactions of intellectuals to the nnew of Stalin’s crimes; above all, the Soviet leaders accepted that they should have consulted the parties of aatoliy other communist countries in advance.

The term means a systematic effort to disseminate false information and to distort or golltsyn information so as to anatolyi the real situation in, and policies of, the communist world and thereby to confuse, deceive, and influence the noncommunist world, to jeopardize its policies, and to induce Western adversaries to contribute unwittingly to the achievement of communist objectives.

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Mironov was chosen in order that he should imbue these institutions go,itsyn the style and methods of Dzerzhinskiy, the OGPU’s chairman in the s. Since in the last years of Stalin’s life there was an acute olc in Soviet affairs and a lack of any coherent policy for resolving it, the special operations of Service 5 were limited in scope to unattributable propaganda operations designed to conceal the crisis and to justify some of the more outrageous and irrational instances of Stalin’s behavior.

In one of his letters Lenin, commenting on the draft of a statement to be made by the Soviet delegation to the Genoa conference, advised Chicherin to omit any mention of “the inevitable forced coup d’etat and bloody struggle” and also to omit the words “our historical concept includes the use of violent measures and the inevitability of new world wars.

The value of the information from such sources depends, of course, on the degree of their access to information, and on their education, experience, honesty, degree of emotionalism, and the completeness of their break with communism.

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The book classified different types of disinformation as strategic, political, military, technical, economic, and diplomatic. For this reason political or social protest movements do not normally lead to revolts of the entire population against the regime. Ivan rated it really liked it Feb 10, These changes were reflected in the wider access permitted to foreign visitors to the Soviet Union and most East European countries.

Valuable naatoliy was also anatooiy by former leading communists or communist agents, such as Souvarine, Jay Lovestone, Borkenau, Chambers, and Bentley.

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

The security and intelligence services of the whole bloc were to be mobilized to influence international relations in directions required by the new long-range policy and, in effect, to destabihze the “main enemies” and olld the alliances between them. While there was just a tiny group of people who regarded themselves to be without a religion before the Second World War less than 0. In the case of Yugoslavia, which found itself closer to the West than to the communist bloc afterthey almost fused.

Its role is determined by the particular ways in which communist regimes respond to crises within their systems, by the unlimited extent of communist external objectives, and by the communist capacity for executing a worldwide, long-term, offensive political strategy.

Konrad rated it did not like it Oct 04, The American film Mission: Book by Golitsyn, Anatoliy. They are intended to serve the ends of policy, usually by creating and shaping the conditions for its successful anatpliy. This book will take you at least three reads to get what Golytsin is ajatoliy to address. This page was last edited on 17 Octoberat The security service was strengthened; armed force was used to crush revolt in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe.


Under Golitsyn’s original understanding, as presented in New Lies for Old, the USSR was to only ‘liberalize’, after which the continued existence of Soviet themed artifacts and the election of Communist Party members would be normal.

Popov’s manual was in fact the only fir modern text dealing with strategic disinformation.

All members of the Presidium, including Khrushchev, agreed that only Stalin and Beriya should be criticized and that there should be no admission of mistakes by other members of the Presidium. In the facade and strength pattern, information damaging to the regime is suppressed and information favorable to it is exaggerated. As far as external policies are concerned, those of noncommunist countries are normally dictated by national interest and have limited, short-term enw.

A new Department of Foreign Policy was set up to supervise all government departments concerned with foreign affairs and to coordinate Soviet foreign policy with that of the other communist states. The real issues are reflected vaguely, if at all, in the press. It threatened their own position. What happened in Georgia in the spring of can be Mkened to “Bloody Sunday” January 9,a day infamous in Russian history when, on the orders of the Czar, a people’s demonstration was dispersed with bloodshed.

Furthermore, given the depth of the crisis in the communist world and the intensity of the struggle for power in the Soviet leadership, if those changes had been pursued, anatolyi might have developed a momentum of their own and brought about a radical transformation of Soviet society regardless of the wishes of their initiators and with incalculable consequences for the Soviet Union and the rest of the communist and noncom-munist world.

The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation.

The “Weakness and Evolution” Pattern The pattern of disinformation used during the implementation of a long-range policy may be called the “weakness and evolution” pattern, or the pattern of “calculated ideological moderation. To impress the Soviet people, trials of members of the opposition — some genuine, some false — were held throughout golitsynn country.

Its three main tasks were: The Western public, reluctant to make sacrifices, urged their governments toward further accommodation with the Soviet regime. Democratic systems, being more open and therefore inher- ently more stable politically, do not need disinformation to hide the internal crises that occur from time to time and the means by which they are resolved.

The emigre leaders should return to Russia golltsyn make their contribution.