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The Ideological shift in the USA (and West) after WWII and why it happened + Yuri Bezmenov

Postby Lamprecht » 3 months 2 weeks ago (Sun Apr 19, 2020 5:29 am)

"For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill. Hence to fight and conquer in all your battles is not supreme excellence; supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting."
- Sun Tzu, Chinese general, and philosopher.
Author of "The Art of War"
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Sun_Tzu

As we all know, the "Allies" (including the USSR) were victorious in the Second World War. Since then, there has been a radical shift in "Egalitarian" or "liberal" or "leftist" thinking, whatever you wish to call it, in the USA and much of the West generally. This was not a natural or accidental development, but was planned and orchestrated. After WWII, communists infiltrated the US (government, media, academia, etc) in a plan called "The long march through the institutions." (I may elaborate this on this concept in a later post)

In the 1960s the communists recognized that they couldn't convince Americans or the West as a whole of the values of communism. This was largely because of the revelations from Khrushchev about Stalin's murderous cult of personality, Solzhenitsyn's "One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich", and "The Gulag Archipelago" also by Solzhenitsyn came out. So there was no way the people could be convinced to adopt communism on ideological or economic grounds. So what did did do?

Mainly, 2 things:

1. They infiltrated and took over our institutions through an ideological subversion and psychological warfare program, demoralizing and brainwashing the American [and western] public. This is discussed in more detail below.

2. They passed the 1965 immigration Act, importing populations that would continue to vote democrat as it increasingly slid to the left. I mean, if you can't convince the people to vote for what you want, then just get new voters! This also includes desegregation, "Civil Rights", and all the other "Social justice" movements of the '60s.

None of this would have happened before World War II as strong public support opposed such policies. And if the Soviets lost WWII, these long-term murderous schemes designed to exploit our weaknesses and turn them against also wouldn't have occurred.

Kevin Macdonald has a great chapter in his book devoted to Jewish over-rerpresentation in radical leftist movements:
Jews and the Left
PDF: http://web.archive.org/web/201007141600 ... -Chap3.pdf
TXT: http://archive.is/S0Qrd

As for #2, the following chapter by Macdonald is very revealing:
Jewish Involvement in Shaping American Immigration Policy, 1881-1965: A Historical Review
PDF: http://web.archive.org/web/200602172113 ... ration.pdf
TXT: http://archive.is/899D1

Also check out the thread:
Were Americans more anti-Semitic than anti-German during WWII?
viewtopic.php?t=12464
An excerpt: "American citizens, asked to name the greatest threat to the United States in a series of polls taken by the Opinion Research Corporation between 1939 and 1946, consistently chose 'the Jews' over the Japanese or the Germans, with fear peaking in June of 1944"



Even back in the 1930s, the US federal government was infiltrated at the highest levels by communist subversives and other 'fellow travelers.' See:
Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government // Soviet infiltration of the FDR regime
viewtopic.php?t=13194

If anyone has additional information on the pre-WWII communist infiltration in the US/Western governments it should be posted in that thread instead.



However, it would be wrong to place the blame squarely on Jews themselves here, although they were certainly over-represented in communist/marxist movements and spies in the USA. See: viewtopic.php?t=12671#p96280

Also:
President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Jewish Cabal
viewtopic.php?p=95676#p95676


If you haven't heard the following name, you need to do your research:
Yuri Bezmenov

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From his Wikipedia page:
"Yuri Alexandrovich Bezmenov (Russian: Ю́рий Алекса́ндрович Безме́нов; 1939 – 1993),[2] known by the alias Tomas David Schuman, was a Soviet journalist for RIA Novosti and a former PGU KGB informant who defected to Canada.

After being assigned to a station in India, Bezmenov eventually grew to love the people and the culture of India[3], but at the same time, he began to resent the KGB-sanctioned oppression of intellectuals who dissented from Moscow's policies[3]. He decided to defect to the West[3]. Bezmenov is best remembered for his anticommunist lectures and books from the 1980s.
[...]
In 1984, he gave an interview to G. Edward Griffin. In the interview, Bezmenov explained the methods used by the KGB for the gradual subversion of the political system of the United States.[9]
[...]
In 1983, at a lecture in Los Angeles, Bezmenov expressed the opinion that he "wouldn't be surprised" if the Soviet Union had shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007 in order to kill Larry McDonald, an anti-communist Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. Around the same time, Bezmenov had his child in the West, a daughter named Tanya. He later had a son named Johnathan.[11]
[...]
The main emphasis of the KGB is not in the area of intelligence at all. Only about 15% of time, money, and manpower is spent on espionage and such. The other 85% is a slow process which we call either ideological subversion or active measures... or psychological warfare.[12][13]"

- Wikipedia: Yuri Bezmenov Archived (23 March 2020)
http://archive.is/4m3Gs

Bezmenov has I believe 3 video interviews over 1 hour long, but many short excerpts exist all over youtube and bitchute. They aren not difficult to find.

Here's a full video interview:

Mirror: https://www.bitchute.com/video/uK6I9QoFcjcl/

Here is a video compilation of all of his speeches, about 4 hours long:

Some more mirrors: https://archive.org/details/YuriBezmeno ... ism_201810 or https://www.bitchute.com/video/KebTe5xzeApt/ or https://archive.org/details/yuri_bezmen ... _1983_1984


One of his video lectures has also been transcribed into text:
Part 1: https://archive.fo/Ta33P or http://web.archive.org/web/200901230153 ... menov.html
Part 2: https://archive.fo/aiQ6U or http://web.archive.org/web/201110061804 ... t-two.html
Part 3: https://archive.fo/HeOA7 or http://web.archive.org/web/201707301203 ... three.html


From his book (and speeches) Bezmenov describes the four distinct stages of the "Active Measures" (активные мероприятия / aktivnye meropriyatiya) ideological subversion strategy the KGB were using to subvert the west and in particular the USA. It involved a 4 stage process: Demoralization, Destabilization, Crisis, and finally Normalization.

The longest stage( Demoralization) is so long because it's the time it takes to raise one generation with the ideology of the enemy.

#1 - Demoralization:
Takes about 15–30 years and it's the erasing of old values and implantation of the new ones. In 1985, when his interview was conducted, we were already 25 years into an unbelievably successful process of demoralization in the United States. We've been effectively demoralized in America, since 1960, the Cold War era.

#2 - Destabilization:
Takes a few months to five years. its the destabilization of the current political leadership, strikes, revolts, protests; Destabilization of the key factors — Economy, Foreign Relations, Defense Systems; Marxist and Leninist influence on the economy. He cites examples of this occurring in Nicaragua, Grenada, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.

#3 - Crisis:
Takes days and its the collapse or absence of political leadership, its the coupe, a violent change of power. This is where a cataclysmic event upsets and divides the country thereby creating panic among the citizens. Recent examples include the 2011 upheavals in the Middle East, most notably Egypt and Libya. To Americans, symptoms would include circumventing the Constitution and altering the checks and balances of government, and possibly martial law.

#4 - Normalization:
Indefinite span of time — Our current stage in America. The final stage is where the populace finally acquiesces and begins to assimilate communism; it can take up to two decades to complete.


Some pages/excerpts from his book, which is reproduced in full below

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(BOOK) Yuri Bezmenov: LOVE LETTER TO AMERICA
https://archive.org/details/BezmenovLov ... ToAmerica/
PDF: http://web.archive.org/web/201611110242 ... merica.pdf or http://web.archive.org/web/201611110242 ... merica.pdf
HTML: http://archive.fo/6V1X7 or http://web.archive.org/web/202004190955 ... ToAmerica/


"As I mentioned before, exposure to true information does not matter anymore. A person who is demoralised is unable to assess true information. The facts tell him nothing, even if I shower him with information, with authentic proof, with documents and pictures. ...he will refuse to believe it... That's the tragedy of the situation of demoralisation."
– Yuri Bezmenov [1983 interview, linked above]

"Retired KGB Maj. Gen. Oleg Kalugin, former Head of Foreign Counter Intelligence for the KGB (1973-1979), described active measures as "the heart and soul of Soviet intelligence": "Not intelligence collection, but subversion: active measures to weaken the West, to drive wedges in the Western community alliances of all sorts, particularly NATO, to sow discord among allies, to weaken the United States in the eyes of the people of Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and thus to prepare ground in case the war really occurs."
- Interview of Oleg Kalugin on CNN, 27 June 2007
http://archive.is/IVXNr
"There is a principal which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance -- that principal is contempt prior to investigation."
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Re: The Ideological shift in the USA (and West) after WWII and why it happened + Yuri Bezmenov

Postby Lamprecht » 1 month 3 weeks ago (Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:32 pm)

Some other works exposing the Soviet disinformation campaign.

A bibliography citing multiple articles and books on the subject (Muskingum University)

A-D: http://archive.fo/nWAuw
E-J: http://archive.fo/0oz6y
K-Z: http://archive.fo/r7exi

Mirror: https://web.archive.org/web/20070115092 ... eca-d.html



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Dezinformatsia: Active Measures in Soviet Strategy
https://web.archive.org/web/20200610025 ... godson.pdf or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610025 ... godson.pdf



Roy Godson's 2017 testimony to the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, drawing from his book Dezinformatsia
TXT: http://archive.vn/Tv81M or http://archive.fo/rCmHZ or http://archive.is/bDWZ8
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20170331082 ... 033017.pdf



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Disinformation: Former Spy Chief Reveals Secret Strategies for Undermining Freedom, Attacking Religion, and Promoting Terrorism
http://archive.vn/vXf1u or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610021 ... ak-pacepa/



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The Deception Game: Czechoslovak Intelligence In Soviet Political Warfare
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20200610031 ... n-game.pdf or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610152 ... n-game.pdf



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The KGB and Soviet Disinformation: An Insider's View
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20200610031 ... ittman.pdf or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610031 ... ittman.pdf



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New Lies for Old: The Communist Strategy of Deception and Disinformation
TXT: http://archive.vn/QANfU or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610153 ... e.it/3vtwg or http://archive.fo/TNin6
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20200610152 ... or-old.pdf or https://web.archive.org/web/20200610034 ... or-old.pdf



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Soviet Subversion, Disinformation and Propaganda: How the West Fought Against it
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20200531191 ... Report.pdf
TXT: http://archive.fo/AA0qt



Soviet Active Measures in the "Post-Cold War Era," 1988-1991 (1992)
https://web.archive.org/web/20070119184 ... /index.htm
A June 1992 Report Prepared at the Request of the US House of Representatives Committee on Appropriations by the US Information Agency



Soviet strategic deception, 1955–1981
PDF: https://web.archive.org/web/20200613002 ... ka1982.pdf
Images: http://archive.fo/6nAzs or http://archive.vn/LEP9d or https://web.archive.org/web/20200613004 ... ka1982.php



CNN: "The Cold War" Interview with retired KGB Major General Oleg Kalugin
https://archive.vn/ajPcN or https://web.archive.org/web/20080614060 ... s/kalugin/



Soviet Active Measures in the West and the Developing World
http://archive.vn/zWKa6 or http://web.archive.org/web/202006130357 ... e.it/7czbn
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Re: The Ideological shift in the USA (and West) after WWII and why it happened + Yuri Bezmenov

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djvu file https://libgen.is/book/index.php?md5=72D4ADEB3497C6780427714A33D628CE

“The movers and shakers of today have little interest in digging for the truth. Who knows what one may come up with? You may start out with the Communists and end up with yourself.” —Vladimir Bukovsky

Bukovsky's Judgment in Moscow, called "stunning" by Richard Pipes and "a massive and major contribution" by Robert Conquest, has been published for the first time in English. Margaret Thatcher gave a grant to support the writing of the book, and the initial publication in Russia was paid for by Aleksander Solzhenitsyn. The book has an introduction by Edward Lucas and an afterword by David Satter.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union, legendary Soviet dissident Vladimir Bukovsky had the opportunity to steal thousands of classified documents from the Soviet archives. Judgment in Moscow is about the secrets exposed by those documents. It reveals the inner workings of the Soviet regime and the complicity of many in the West with that regime.

Judgment in Moscow was an international bestseller published in nine languages, but has only now been published in English for the first time. It was previously at Random House, but Bukovsky refused to rewrite parts of the book which accused prominent Westerners of behind-the-scenes dealings with the Soviets. In this edition, the author quotes correspondence with his editor, who says, "I don't disagree, but I simply can't publish a book that accuses Americans like Cyrus Vance and Francis Ford Coppola of unpatriotic -- or even treacherous -- behavior."

“Vladimir Bukovsky uses the Kremlin's own documents to show how the Soviet Union provided a false face to the world and how Soviet leaders used Western leaders as dupes or willing actors. Judgment in Moscow provides the written Nuremberg trial the Soviets never got when the USSR fell.” —Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag: A History (Pulitzer Prize)

“An essential warning of the dangers of collaborating with authoritarian regimes.” — Garry Kasparov, former world chess champion and author of Winter is Coming

“The most important work to appear for decades on the Soviet empire and its aftermath.” — Edward Lucas, former senior editor of the Economist, from the introduction
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Re: The Ideological shift in the USA (and West) after WWII and why it happened + Yuri Bezmenov

Postby Lamprecht » 1 month 3 weeks ago (Fri Jun 12, 2020 11:33 pm)

And PDF for those who prefer this format:

Judgment in Moscow: Soviet Crimes and Western Complicity
https://web.archive.org/web/20200613042 ... moscow.pdf or https://web.archive.org/web/20200613043 ... moscow.pdf
"There is a principal which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments, and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance -- that principal is contempt prior to investigation."
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