Golitsyn, Anatoliy. New Lies for Old: The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co., 1984. London: Bodley Head, 1984.
Clark comment: Golitsyn defected from the KGB in 1961. According to Pforzheimer, the focus in this book is "on what [the author] thinks are major Soviet disinformation operations.... The book is more solid when [he] considers activities that are within his own KGB career span." While acknowledging that "some of Anatoliy Golitsyn's more controversial views ... border on the incredible," Milivojevic, I&NS 2.2, notes that, nonetheless, "Golitsyn is unusually qualified to analyse KGB Active Measures operations against the West." He provides "a masterly analysis of communist disinformation methods, Western vulnerability to such methods, and the lack of a Western counter-strategy."
[CIA/Angleton/Related; Russia/Sov/Defectors & Disinformation]
Golitsyn, Anatoliy. Perestroika Deception: Memorandum to the Central Intelligence Agency -- The World's Slide Towards the Second October Revolution ("Weltoktober"). New York: Harle, 1995.
Surveillant 4.2: The author "explains, in what many will see as the fist-shaking rant of a fanatic, the devious secret intent behind the Leninist strategy which the 'former' Communists are pursuing under cover of fake 'reform' and 'progress toward democracy.'"
Goller, Howard. "New Shin Bet Head Named." Reuters 14 Jan. 1996.
On 14 January 1996, Reuters reported that Rear Admiral Ami Ayalon, 50, had been named to head the Shin Bet. Ayalon had been Israel's navy commander until his retirement two weeks ago. The announcement came from Prime Minister Shimon Peres' office and was the first time that Israel had publicly identified the Shin Bet security chief. In another first, Ayalon is the first Shin Bet chief to come from outside the agency. Ayalon "succeeds a man who was identified only as 'Kaf' until the Washington Post went public with his name" -- Karmi Gillon -- on 11 January 1996. Gillon quit over Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.
1. "Stirring Up the Past: KAL Flight 007." International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 7, no. 4 (Winter 1994): 445-463.
The author reports on his and Robert W. Allardyce's research which forms the basis for the book Desired Track. He concludes that "the Korean airliner, until the last few minutes of its flight, was on a preplanned flight plan that was designed to take it into Soviet airspace." He follows that conclusion with the assumption of an intelligence-collection mission. This is a provocative finding, with the main points behind it well laid out in the article. The big problem is that even the Russians do not agree with him.
2. And Robert W. Allardyce. Desired Track: The Tragic Flight of KAL Flight 007. 2 vols. Findley, OH: American Vision Publishing, 1994.
According to Hopkins, I&NS 11.4, the authors "offer the arguable but ultimately unsatisfying claim that the KAL 747 ... could not have flown the errant course accepted by the International Civil Aviation Organization." They, then. "leap beyond the bounds of their data" to conclude that "because the Korean airliner was off course it must have flown 'a preplanned course designed to take it into Soviet airspace.'" In their presentation, the authors "selectively distort their evidence to prove their own theories."
1. Spies. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, 1928.
http://www.cloakanddagger.com/dagger: "A collection of spy stories from ancient times up to WWI."
2. Armies of Spies. New York: Macmillan, 1939.
Wilcox identifies this as a "[p]re-World War II account of spies and spying, particularly with respect to Germany."
Goltz, Horst von der. My Adventures as a German Secret Agent. New York: McBride, 1917. [Petersen]
Gomez, Salvador E. "Intelligence Activities and Environmental Concerns." Military Intelligence 25, no. 4 (Oct.-Dec. 1999): 37-41.
The focus here is on what the U.S. Intelligence Community might do to help Latin American countries deal with environmental degradation.
Gompert, David C., et al. Reconstruction Under Fire: Unifying Civil and Military Counterinsurgency. Santa Monica, CA: Rand, 2009.
Cohen, Washington Post, 6 Dec. 2009, finds that this book "typifies much of the contemporary Rand product: brief, lots of bullets and diagrams, thumbnail sketches of conflicts, and a conclusion pleading for further research."
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