From PJ Lifestyle: Hope & Change… And Disinformation & Glasnost

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I just finished one of the most eye-opening political books that I’ve read in a long time. In Disinformation, former Romanian Lt. General Ion Mihai Pacepa and cowriter Ronald Rychlak shed light on the Soviet technique of disinformation, and they demonstrate how we’ve seen it throughout history and even today. The authors define disinformation as “a secret intelligence tool, intended to bestow a Western, nongovernment cachet on government [i.e., Soviet] lies.”  Pacepa shares examples of how Eastern Bloc leaders have employed disinformation to change public perception of the West and even alter the course of history.

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