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One of only a few books that I will not finish. He was flown secretly to the U.
No one could have been more astonished than her at the moment of her execution. Once again faced with man’s brutality and inhumanity toward man and how absolute power corrupts absolutely. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ion Mihai Pacepa. On 1 DecemberTransylvania was united with Romania, ioon inPacepa’s father moved to Bucharest, working for the local branch of the American car company General Motors. Confusing at points, but real informative.
Red Horizons was subsequently republished in 29 countries, and it was made into a documentary movie by the Hungarian TV. Moreover, Pius was being lauded for his wartime efforts to protect religious minorities by, among others, President Roosevelt, Winston Churchill who described him as “the greatest man of our time”and Albert Einstein. He does not say, and his motivations for deserting the r All his books are written as articles for tabloids – everything has to be shocking, and bombastic.
A story about vicious men in control of a big corporation.
Pacepa painstakingly takes us through the documentary evidence, including invaluable material on Soviet bloc cyphers that throws new light on Oswald’s letters to KGB officers in Washington and Mexico City. Nevertheless his desertion crippled Ceausescu’s foreign image and he have to thank him for doing it.
Knowing you, Dana, I was firmly convinced that you would prefer no father to one who was an assassin. Joco and Reni lived in our condo for six years and gave us this book.
Engaging book revealing the decadence and abuse of the Ceausecus during their time in power. Elena wanted to take over after her husband and be the first female president to quadruple her country’s population – thus many of these children ended up in state run orphanages. Andra rated it really liked it Jan 06, Aug 21, Daniel Woytowich rated it it was amazing. The Ceausescu’s were appalling, banal, deluded. Take this with a healthy dose of salt, cross check what you can of the facts and enjoy.
To ask other readers questions about Red Horizonsplease sign up. This book was loaned to me by an exile from Romania, he said I would be shocked and I was. It would explain from the love of an invisible god to the veneration of a disgusting A story about vicious men in control of a big corporation.
He defected to the United States following President Jimmy Carter’s approval of his request for political asylum.
rozii Apoi, publicand Orizonturi rosii, Pacepa a orizknturi natura criminala a partidului comunist si a Securitatii, aducand prejudicii ireparabile regimului de la Bucuresti. This book is painful read for numerous reasons.
InRed Horizons was re-published as an e-book by Google. It was late July when I got this order, and when I ultimately had to decide between being a good father and being a political criminal.
I can only try to imagine the outrage this book would have caused when Radio Free Europe broadcasted this book in communist Romania. As head of the DIE, his hands had to have gotten dirty accomplishing the deeds Ceausescu demanded.
They built the second largest building on earth, and one of the ugliest This pwcepa a memoir of Romania’s top spy for Stalinism’s oddest creations – Nicolai and Elena Ceausescu of Romania. Retrieved 20 July Imposibil de spus care este proportia fictiune-realitate.
Ion Mihai Pacepa
I would have liked it better if the author did not adhere to an objective storytelling style at all times, because I would have been curious to know his feelings towards the people who appear in the book. Jun 24, Nikolas Larum rated it liked it Shelves: In Decemberthe new government of Romania restored Pacepa’s rank of general.
A former chief of Romania’s foreign intelligence service reveals the extraordinary corruption of the Nicolae Ceausescu government of Romania, its brutal machinery of oppression, and its Machiavellian relationship with the West. Joco grew up under the Ceausescu dictatorship in Romania and at the time of the revolt inhe was 14 years old.
It was a little dry, but it got the job done. Want to Read saving…. I wonder how he could work for such a detestable regime for so long until he decided to switch sides. He is now a United States citizen, a writer, and a columnist. In an interview, Pacepa claimed that the original idea to blacken the Pontiff’s reputation came from Joseph Stalin inwho wanted the Church out of the Ukraine. Inhe was transferred to the Directorate of Foreign Intelligence. Would appreciate suggestions for more precise works.
A salient detail that caught my attention was Ceausescu’s astonishment during his “trial” upon hearing that “mercenaries” were shooting into the crowds demonstrating against him — of course, his surprise was in fact justified given that those terrorists were most likely hired by the leaders of the coup.
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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. They ruled Romania like it was their personal playground. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Romania’s government refused to comply.
One cannot put down until it’s finished. According to Michael Ledeen inthe two death sentences remain in effect and Pacepa “has lived in secret” since his defection.
Human Events 28 December In holding the positions he purports to have had, Pacepa must have done his share of the type of fawning he describes his colleagues doing.
Oct 26, Suleyman Sari rated it it was ok Shelves: