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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Anatoliy Golitsyn – Wikipedia

Origins of the Fourth World War: In the event was ignored. Before any religious sectarian strife, first there would have been massive reprisals against the reviled Communists who implemented policies to wipe out religion in Yugoslavia. The problem is that Western intelligence services sometimes accept provocateurs as genuine agents, and provocateurs are a favored channel for passing communist disinformation.

Given the scale of operation of the communist security services, it is impossible for a citizen of a communist country to remain for any length of time in unauthorized contact with a foreigner. They coincided in time with Shele-pin’s report and the intensive preparation of a program of political disinformation operations. All of this was intended to induce the belief in the outside world that the communist system was weak and losing its revolutionary ardor.

New York and London: To take the last of these tasks first, it was considered by Soviet officials in that the communist bloc was lagging ten to fifteen years behind the United States, for example, in the field of military electronics. The value of his services to national security has been officially recognized by more than one government in the West.

Through use of the bloc’s intelligence potential, it was hoped to close the gap within five years. The agents were handed over to the appropriate geographical sections of the KGB to ensure that golitsy disinformation activity was closely related to the particular situation in each country or area. Popov’s manual was in fact the only available modern text dealing with strategic disinformation.

The security service was strengthened; armed force was used to crush revolt in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. In the past, communist theory and practice in such matters as the seizure of power, the abuse and destruction of democratic institutions, the suppression of personal liberty, and the use of terror provoked a militant response from social democrats, which led to a deepening gulf between socialist and communist parties and a split in the international labor movement.

Factual information favorable to communist regimes is neq or down- graded; unfavorable information is disclosed, leaked, or invented. Jeff rated it liked it Apr 27, When following this pattern, therefore, disinformation reflects real or imaginary weaknesses, splits, and crises in the communist world and projects an image of evolution away from an ideological toward a conventional, national system.


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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use liew Privacy Policy. In order to give effect to his decision to publish, the author asked the four of us, all former U. They point to our political instability. The leaders of all eighty-one parties committed themselves to the program set out in the conference’s statement, or — as it is sometimes described — Manifesto.

They intended that the NEP would anatooliy only anaroliy about economic recovery, but would also serve to prevent internal revolt, expand foreign trade, attract foreign capital and expertise, gain diplomatic recognition from non-communist countries, prevent major conflict with the Western powers, help to exploit the contradictions in and between the capitalist countries, neutralize the emigre movement, and help to promote world revolution through the communist movement.

But there were also departures from Leninist principles and practice in Stalin’s establishment of his personal dictatorship, in his ruthless physical elimination of opposition and PATTERNS: 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.

Conspiracy video on youtube. They serve to support the interests of long-range policy, and their forms, patterns, and objectives are therefore determined by the nature of the policy in any given period. According to her, “one thing is certain: Past experience indicates that the most valuable information has been provided by refugees and defectors from communist countries and communist parties.


Khrushchev had demonstrated in how misrepresentation of the Pies issue could be used to his own advantage in the struggle for power. Nosenko was found to be a legitimate defector, a lieutenant colonel and became a consultant to the CIA.

If the consequences of StaHnism, in the shape of personal dictatorship and the indiscriminate use of terror to suppress opposition inside and outside the party, had been fusion and alliances between the different types of opposition, it was arguable that emphasis on anti-Stalinism could lead to a weakening and disruption of such alliances.

Naturally there were doubters among the emigres, but the prestige of the leaders of the organization particularly, of General Brusilov convinced the majority. They are intended to serve the ends of policy, usually by creating and shaping the conditions for its successful implementation. Shelepin was appointed chairman of the KGB in December Golitsyn worked in the strategic planning department of the KGB in the rank of Major.


Popov’s manual defined disinformation as a means of creating favorable conditions for gaining strategic advantages over ndw opponent.

One was a study on the use of KGB agents of influence in the Soviet intelhgentsia meaning in this context scientists, academics, writers, musicians, artists, actors, stage and screen directors, and rehgious leaders ; the other was on the disclosure of state secrets in the interests of policy.

The security service began to exercise effective control over Soviet society. Shelepin reported to the conference on the new political tasks of the KGB. The news agency Novosti was set up to serve the interests of this new department. All techniques have their individual limitations. Two projects of special significance for the reintroduction of strategic disinformation were undertaken in the KGB.

It has been applied in all commu- nist countries, including, for example, China and Romania as well as the Soviet Union. The Soviet political system, which has gone through the severe test of war and has become for the whole world ahatoliy example and model of true equal rights and co-operation of nations, stands witness to the great triumph of the ideas of Lenin and Stalin on the nationality question.

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

The Undoing of James Jesus Angleton. The three main conditions for the success of these operations were the existence of clearly defined and agreed allied war aims, the wartime system of press and radio censorship, and the insight the allies had gained into German intelligence, particularly through their ability to decipher German communications.

David Garber rated it liked it Jul 13, In writing it, I have received no assistance of any kind from any government or other organization.

Abroad, various means were used to damage, disrupt, and discredit both the emigre movements and the European intelligence services. The creative arts and cultural and scientific organizations, such as the writers’ unions and Academy of Sciences, would become apparently more independent, as would the trade unions.

Prominent party officials, normally members of the Central Committee, were chosen to ensure that there was proper coordination of policy between parties as well as governments.