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Back in my CIA days we sometimes used to describe our opponents in the KGB as "ten feet tall." It was, in truth, a tribute to their tradecraft and ability to operate in largely hostile environments. Soviet case officers were ... FULL ARTICLE AT AntiWar
(DailyCaller) - The highest ranking defector to flee from the old Soviet bloc has a message to share about Vladimir Putin -- he's still a KGB agent at heart and that mindset is heavily influencing his tactics for furthering Russia's ... FULL ARTICLE AT Renew America
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Historical analogizing is a risky business, but in the wake of Vladimir Putin’s strike on Ukraine, it’s also a growth industry. The mother of all analogies is the Hitler analogy. How precisely does it fit? In some respects ... FULL ARTICLE AT Arkansas Online
Admired or hated, he cannot be ignored. It is undeniable that Vladimir V. Putin restored Russia's traditional great-power status, though opinion is divided if this is good or bad. Initially perceived (mainly in the Western world) as a reliable ... FULL ARTICLE AT DNA India
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The KGB (КГБ) is the common abbreviation for the Russian: Комитет государственной безопасности (help·info) (Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti or Committee for State Security). It was the national security agency of the Soviet Union from 1954 until 1991, and its premier internal security, intelligence, and secret police organization during that time.
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