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Information a vital weapon

USA Today

Publication Date: December 7, 2005

USA Today invited Professor Waller to write an opposing view of its December 7, 2005 editorial on the US military's practice of planting propaganda in Iraqi newspapers.  {read more}

Russia: Death and resurrection of the KGB

Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization

Publication Date: Summer 2004

Russia's reform policies of 1991 to 1999 strengthened the Chekists as the frustrated and demoralized Russian public viewed the former KGB as their best chance of liberation from the hardships and failures of disastrous economic reforms.   {read more}

International Terrorism: The Communist Connection Revisited

Archives show Islamist terrorism linkages to Soviet Cold War intelligence

Publication Date: Saturday, June 1, 2002

Stefan Possony began the American-based research that mapped Soviet bloc linkages to 1970s terrorism a quarter-century ago. His work helped prompt the U.S. intelligence community to reassess its own collection and analysis and to look in areas it had long dismissed or ignored. Soviet-bloc archives and post-Cold War investigations show that Possony was correct from the start, and that his detractors were wrong.  {read more}

Portrait of Putin's Past

Perspective, Boston University

Publication Date: January-February 2000

Determining with which part of the KGB Putin identifies himself will help determine what shaped his professional formation and experience and could serve as a guidepost toward the direction in which he will lead Russia.  {read more}

Troubleshooting US Policy Toward Russia

Testimony before the Committee on International Relations, U.S. House of Representatives

Publication Date: Wednesday, October 6, 1999

U.S. policy of not facing the truth has rewarded and protected corruption in Russia, discouraged honest crime-fighters in Russia, breathed new life into anti-Western retrograde forces, undermined progressive and pro-Western forces in Russia, and dismissed and even retaliated against constructive critics at home.  {read more}

Yeltsin keeps it all in 'The Family' [On the rise of Vladimir Putin]

Publication Date: Monday, September 6, 1999

An article on the rise of Vladimir Putin from secret police chief to prime minister, bridging the leap to his presidency.  {read more}

"IMF and the Russian Missiles"

The International Monetary Fund: Financial Medic to the World?

Publication Date: 1999

In the 1990s, one could track the production of Russian strategic nuclear missiles and ballistic missile submarines with the ebbs and flows of International Monetary Fund (IMF) loans to the Russian central bank. The author discusses the issue in a chapter in this volume edited by Lawrence J. McQuillan and Peter C. Montgomery, and published by the Hoover Institution.  {read more}

Russian spies are alive and well

Publication Date: Monday, March 8, 1999

Sleepers, cadre illegals, recruits, emigre agents -- by whatever name they are spies and the Russian intelligence establishment has such spooks in place in the United States.  {read more}

From Butter to Missiles

Washington Times

Publication Date: Tuesday, December 15, 1998

Russia's new government leaders have yet to devise a coherent recovery plan as they beg for Western economic and food aid. But instead, they have been spending their time and money preparing for -- of all things -- nuclear war against the United States and its allies.  {read more}

No Nukes Pointed This Way? Think Again

Washington Times

Publication Date: Monday, July 6, 1998

After years of assuring the public that no nuclear missiles are aimed at the United States, President Clinton came to China with a proposal to Beijing -- a proposal admitting that what he told the American people was untrue.  {read more}

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