Cold War History that you didn't know you needed

Accidents with nukes on American soil. Some of the terminology this guy uses is wrong but it’s close enough to get a general idea of what he’s talking about. Whenever he mentions uranium, he really means enriched uranium. Regular uranium we find in the ground isn’t a huge health hazard. Enriched uranium on the other hand is extremely dangerous.

Please note the number of times some of these bombs were lost and was never reported found.

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This is the cleanest example of Yuri’s lecture that I can find. It is common to find clips and small pieces of this lecture all over the internet edited to insert a lot of racist, nationalist, neo-nazi and other assorted far rightwing misinformation attempting to tie the efforts of the KGB to one targeted group of supposed collaborators or another.

The most important thing to keep in mind while viewing this extremely informative and important tutorial on how the Kremlin used misinformation is that they do not discriminate on basis of race, religion or political persuasion in finding recruits.

All that matters is that people will listen to them and establish a foothold of leverage that the Kremlin wishes to exploit.

Yuri himself says more than once that their preferred proxies were motivated by greed and personal gain because those people have the least interest in conflicting ideologies. The KGB had no problem using any pre-existing bias or fanatical belief as leverage but they preferred greed and ambition because it’s easier.

They never went to another country to help communists or spread communism without also intending to use that as a delivery vehicle for ultimately establishing a puppet government usually through violent revolution. Well known examples of states that fell into revolution due to Kremlin Active measures that collectively cost the lives of many thousand American military men (including my uncle, my mom’s first husband, and undoubtedly many family members of people on this board right now) and millions of lives collectively in their victim nations:

These are the ones that most people can easily name:
Vietnam, Cambodia, North Korea*, China, Cuba, Afghanistan.

Countries where lesser known Kremlin successful and unsuccessful coup attempts were made to create Russian puppet states that most people forgot about, can’t name or never even heard of:

Myanmar*, Yugoslavia, Macedonia, Romania, Columbia, Nicaragua*, Somalia*, Nepal, Laos, Mongolia, Czechoslovakia, Republic of Congo*, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Iran, Poland, Spain, Hungary, Germany, Slovak Republic, Ireland, India, Bulgaria, Patagonia, South Africa, Belgium

I probably forgot some but if that list looks longer than you thought it was, you’re not alone. Many Americans think act like we caused all the fighting by ourselves. For the last 103 years the Kremlin hunger for power has been global. Everything is a zero sum game to them and their closest allies. If you think things are different now, you need to take a better look at Vladimir Putin.

They are weak militarily compared to their glory days but the military has never been their largest strength. Their most practiced skill was in overthrowing a country by means of corrupting their politicians and weakening their government until they could launch a coup at the last possible moment to set up a proxy state beholden to the Kremlin.

Failing that, the aim is to make the disaster so bad that it almost impossible to repair with the hopes that the entire region descends into chaos. At bare minimum they count that a win even if it fails as long as they managed to force the US and NATO to expend too many resources and American lives to contain the problem to the smallest area possible.

They then use those losses to criticize whichever government leaders had the good judgement to fight them with the hopes of opportunistic useful idiots seizing on an unpopular war and be more likely to let Moscow build the next proxy state.

If you think I’m paranoid, you really need to learn about what the Russians were doing in this countries and what they are presently doing in the nations that share borders with them.

They start wars in other countries and when NATO countries show up to stop the madness, they blame the war on the NATO countries and they’ve been doing it a hundred years with a few short breaks in between to deal with domestic the incompetence inherent of a corrupt executive leadership.

Before we even show up they bombard the local populace with anti-American and anti-CIA misinformation the entire time as loudly as they and in every way that they can so that by the end of the war, everyone blames the US for putting out the fire that the KGB started.

People still do their legwork today by blaming the US for Vietnam, Cambodia, Korea, Bin Laden and Afghanistan when it was the Kremlin that aimed them at the rest of the world. Bin Laden was deeply influenced by nonstop Kremlin Anti-American propaganda pushed through the Middle East but especially in Afghanistan and Saudi Arabia to the point he began working with the Taliban solely to fight American and NATO influence while establishing his terrorist caliphate that was buying all of their weapons from Soviet backed sources.

Russia didn’t know that it would yield an event like 9/11 but, god damn it, they knew it would yield anti-American violence and create problems for the United States. The nature of these agitprop misinformation campaigns is that they are incredibly effective at slowly influencing opinions in ways that even hyper patriotic America loving people come to believe so that their beliefs undermine the nation and government that they profess to love. It is so easy to sow a few seeds of misinformation and yield a bright fresh crop of self loathing Americans (or any other nationality for that matter).

These activities are something they and other hostile regimes love to accuse the United States and NATO of doing because they see any attempt to aid other nations as disadvantageous to their secondary overall strategy of global destabilization.

Please enjoy this highly informative lecture on Kremlin strategy and their well studied tactics of manipulation.

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How many of you have ever heard of the so-called “School of the Americas”?

If you believe it it, it’s a story about a shadowy training program run by the CIA and the Pentagon to train South and Central American anti-Communist and anti-socialist forces in the use of torture, rape, mass murder, genocide and death squads to overthrow otherwise peaceful regimes and replace them with American puppet states.

You may have even seen the supposed secret documents that claim to have been distributed by Americans in the 1970s and 1980s to destroy certain nations for greed and lust for power.

Even I got momentarily bamboozled by that one in the early 90s. Since then I’ve seen it referenced all over the internet. It’s a very popular Cold War scripture of American Evil.

It’s also a total fake.

Well, the School of the Americas was real but the documents that purport to instruct students on rape, murder, assassination and various other war crimes is 100% Soviet agitprop.

It was produced and distributed by the KGB and aimed at sowing hatred, distrust and violence against the United States.

No such document or instruction exists or existed.

I try my best not to hold existing or pick up new biases without good cause. To do this requires a constant self audit of my motivation for my beliefs and the standard of proof I use to form new beliefs.

Biases are not inherently wrong. People are naturally biased against all kind of horrible shit. I’m biased against snakes, puffer fish, house flies, mosquitos, crying, self pity, Apple products, wet feet, head lice, STDs, MOPAR price tags, head injuries, sugar in coffee, poorly brewed coffee, overcooked vegetables, foot fetish people, puppy mills, Andy Warhol (thieving hack), boy bands except the Jackson 5 before Michael got ruined, all of the Kardashians including their late dad, reality TV, Ancient Alien bullshit, faith healers, public school teachers that hate children, thieves (we should emulate countries that chop hands off. When you’re right, you’re right), slut shaming (seriously, shut the fuck up and stop ruining it for the rest of us you incel shitbags), prudes, any nutless wonders that refers to themselves as incels, anyone who uses the phrases ‘beta cuck’ or ‘soyboy’ but otherwise do not exercise, plastic exterior panels on cars, planned obsolescence, the lack of brass and chrome on cars, pastel paint, Alex Jones fans, vinyl tops on cars, Honda Civics with goddamn trumpets attached to their mufflers, cults, willful dupes and the god damned KGB.

Here’s a handy guidebook to a professionally curated history of the strategies and tactics used by the Kremlin to sow their war of misinformation against democracy, NATO and especially the United States of America

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I recommend “Trinity and Beyond.” Not just because Captain Kirk is the narrator.

Falcon and Snowman is good stuff.

Don’t you dare look to Ethel Rosenberg, though.

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I’m not exactly a big fan of the Rosenbergs.

Great content Dung. Russia’s nihilist psychology seeps into everything it does so it’s cloak and dagger stuff at the political level is legendary.

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Thanks, man.

It used to be that Americans didn’t have to be reminded of what they were dealing with but after the fall of the USSR, the Kremlin seemed like such a distant worry that people went to sleep. They thought it was all over. It almost was.

I believe and it was a matter of no small speculation in 2000 and 2001 that Putin orchestrated those apartment bombings that put him into office. If I’m not mistaken it was pretty big news when out of the blue sky the 9/11 attacks happened.

I never had reason to believe that Russia directed or facilitated it but those attacks pushed all the discussion of Putin’s potential for involvement and evidence linking former KGB who were in turn linked to the freshly minted GRU, which was under Putin’s influence at the time, to the bombings with claims that some of them were caught by local police setting up a bomb in an apartment.

All those discussions disappeared in America under the shadow of the World Trade Center. Again, I’m not saying Putin had anything directly to do with that but years of misinformation pumped into the Jihadi controlled areas by Russia and other more direct state sponsors of terror had done a really good job of convincing the Taliban and a great big cut of the Wahabis that the US was more to blame for all the problems of Afghanistan than any other nation.

A lot of people quote the worst kind of misinformation back at me when I bring these things up. They say shit like “we trained Bin Laden”. Not at all fucking true. Bin Laden hated the US during the Afghanistan conflict. He demanded that nobody work with us on any level. We didn’t train or give arms to god damned Bin Laden. We gave arms to the Taliban to fight against the Soviet Union after the Soviets staged a coup with corrupt dupes to destabilize their, and might I add, rather noble apsirations of a fledgling moderate secular Democracy.

The whole reason the Soviets went into Afghanistan was to crush that democracy before it could properly take root because a functional democracy in the Middle East that close to Russia had to be fucking stopped in the minds of the USSR. They didn’t want another Turkey on their hands, so they destroyed it before it could happen. The US was too slow to move. They had been setting it up for decades and the US was war weary fighting communist threats in Southeast Asia.

They also wanted Afghanistan for it’s strategic value and mineral resources but that was always secondary. I intend to expand on this point later but one of the reasons the Soviet Union could field such a huge foreign occupation apparatus globally is because they were robbing every proxy state they had of every sliver of natural resources that they could. (to be continued, I gotta see a man about some horsepower)

Huh…

Protactinium, thorium, radium, radon, and lead byproducts produced from the natural decay of uranium aren’t dangerous?

Not to mention, uranium is still considered IDHL at levels of just 10mg per cubic meter.

I love that book, but I really truly love watching Sean Penn getting the shit kicked out of him in the movie.

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The Daoud Republic was autocratic in nature, even if it had some progressive elements that replaced the former monarchical rule. Not quite what I’d call a “fledgling democracy”; one-party rule from start of the Republic to the Saur Revolution and Daoud’s assassination, with little advancement whatsoever in terms of real democratic reforms.

The later Soviet-backed People’s Democratic Party of Afghanistan of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan were democracy in name only, just as with the DPRK.

The Soviet-Afghan war was really a Muslim vs. Communist affair, so I really don’t see any “fledgling democracy” in Afghanistan in its entire history, especially the part of about secularism, and especially considering what occurred in-country between the Soviet evacuation and 9/11.

Russian Simpsons. I found this captivating. You can almost feel the misery and despair. The girl on the wall is young and beautiful in Homer’s office. At home, the same girl has become a bitter and mean spirited babushka.

Note: Lisa didn’t come home. She’s not seen at the traditional family gathering. Every other character is present.

Communist Simpsons explained. Lot’s of good information that gives real context to communist bloc governance and manipulation.

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How the Vietnam War happened. The worst mistake we made was ceding predominant influence to Mao and Stalin. Truman made this mistake repeatedly and was an absolute fool on so many levels.

What it took to be free from the iron curtain.

The Dark Underworld of Brezhnev's Kremlin | Secrets Of War | Timeline - YouTube

For anyone that ever doubted my consistent accusations against Russia and Trump’s obvious collusive behavior, please watch this.

The Kremlin has continuously dealt duplicitously against the United States for the last 100 years. They have never been honest brokers of truth and have taken every conceivable exploitable opportunity to weaken America, NATO, and the entire world with the ultimate goal of world domination.

Any fool that turns their back on those Kremlin snakes and any traitorous piece of rat shit that embraces them deserves exactly what they get.

Trump gave Syria back to Russia as a proxy when it looked like America might finally get rid of their pet regime.

Trump sabotaged the Trans Pacific Partnership.

Trump betrayed the Ukraine and attempted to force them to accept Russian rulership.

Trump betrayed the Kurds, leaving American almost entirely without any allies left in Iraq and making it inevitable that Iraq eventually be divided up by Iran and Syria or be ultimately forced the kiss Russia’s ring and accept them as their new patron state utterly nullifying any potential gain that America may have had from almost 2 decades of occupation in Iraq.

We got rid of Saddam, now it’s only a matter of a few years until some new despotic monster occupies the region flush with Russian Armaments (and Chinese loans) just like the last despotic monster.

Again and again, Russia uses these same tactics of war and division using diplomatic manuevering completely dishonestly with the singular goal of moving against the United States, NATO and setting up despotic violent terror exporting regimes. Again and again, America falls for it like Lucy and her GD football.

It’s always about their pet sacred calf not getting enough time at the taxpayer teat or enough time shitting on the other gold calf’s lawn.

I can not communicate my disgust at the magnificent level of stupidity that exists in the modern American political sphere. Both parties are led by greedy self dealing amnesiac shit flinging pussies that are going watch Democracy get marched off to the gallows while they hold a continuous 24 hour, 7 day a week, 365 day a year circle jerk.

I aim to keep posting these snippets until of
Cold War Kremlin political maneuvering until people start paying attention or until that family of treasonous vermin can’t hide behind the Republican party’s prime time news vomitorium at Fox. MSNBC is only marginally better by default but I’m anxious to see how the DNC intends to capture more headlines with their own circle jerk while China and Russia build a mountain of gasoline soaked kindling at our feet.

Once again, Russia, backstabbing duplicitous obsessive bastard masters of tradecraft intent on world domination.

Russian Narrative: Russia battles Fascism!

Russian Truth in order of importance:

Item 1: Murder any ally whose loyalty belongs to Trotsky.

Item 2: Fascism, spascism. I’m here for the money, stupid. Steal the entirety of the Spanish gold reserve in secret, just like we stole the entirety of the Romanian treasury in the last war. We love this shit so much, we’re going to keep doing it for the next 70 years to every country we “help”.

Item 3: Repeat ad inifinitum: extend hand of friendship, murder and rob anyone dumb enough to accept it.

If the important theme of this video is eluding you, it’s that Western traitors to democratic nations are the most important asset the Kremlin ever had.

Without treasonous pieces of shit and useful idiots like John Walker, Klaus Fuchs, Alger Hiss, Jerry Whitworth and Aldrich Aimes the Soviets would never have been able to destroy and permanently destabilize so much of the world over their 80 years reign of terror.

It is beyond foolish to believe that the Kremlin has recanted of it’s ways just because they no longer have the money and resources they once had. The Kremlin have been masters of the subverting foreign governments since the beginning.

What started out as Lenin’s crusade for the proletariat was interrupted by a series of strokes following his decision to prepare Leon Trotsky as his protege after deciding that Stalin was too violent for a major leadership role in the secretariat. Findings in the autopsy suggest poison because he had none of the risk factors for stroke. It should be noted that Lenin died while Trotsky was out of town and Stalin sent men to kill Trotsky before the body was cold. Lenin’s glorious Soviet Socialist Republic was transformed whole cloth into Stalin’s personal quest for world domination by late 1924. Stalin died in turn from a sudden stroke for which Beria was heavily suspected. Beria was ironically leading an investigation suggesting that Stalin’s doctors were trying to assassinate him and met with Stalin the night before his death to discuss the interrogation, torture and execution of the doctors who stood accused of the plot.

He had also leveled a deadly serious threat that night to his inner circle that they were relying too much on past victories to stay in his favor. Expulsion from the secretariat was a sure death sentence and several men had reason to believe that Stalin held them in contempt, including Beria who Stalin knew to be a pedophilic serial killer and rapist of adolescent girls. If any of them were going to do him in, it was a pretty good night for it.

Under Stalin the KGB became an orgy of murder, rape, planned genocides and the destruction of any nations whose government they could infiltrate and subvert from the inside. Nikita Khrushchev to his credit ended much of the worst of Stalin’s abuses of his own people but the foreign world was still fair game.

If the Kremlin could not turn an infiltrated nation into a puppet state, the priority mission was to destroy it utterly under the strategy that whatever causes problems for NATO is good for Russia. Even if they create a global problem that hurts everyone (like a pandemic for example), the West has far more to lose than Russia on the simple merit that they have more of everything and higher standards of living than Russia has ever had.

I’m not suggesting Russia is behind the current pandemic, but the fact that the new virus popped up right outside a research lab in China, it’s #1 ally against the West, that they silenced any reporting on the virus in the first month it became obvious something was amiss until it couldn’t be hidden anymore, that it was circulating for a full 3 months before China officially states it began and that the damage to their enemies has been far greater than it was to either Russia or China isn’t what I would call reassuring.

I’m not a wild conspiracy theorist. I’m applying existing nonlinear warfare and active measure tactics that the Russians have used for a hundred years against every other nation in the world for which they found opportunity since 1918. Under Brezhnev, the scope of their operations only grew which is what ultimately bankrupted them but the echo of their efforts to destabilize he world are still present with living examples in Yemen, Syria, Afghanistan, Ethiopia, Somalia, Myanmar, etc, etc, etc.

Propping up Russian assets in foreign governments is their bread and butter and ultimate achievement of every hostile foreign operation in the Russian playbook yet for some reason it’s crazy when I say someone like Trump, who practically sucked off Vladimir Putin to the international press repeatedly; was surrounded by campaign staff tied directly to the Kremlin on multiple levels and openly sided with the Kremlin over our own G$D D4MN FBI and CIA, is somehow paranoid on my part.

It’s like we’re living in a bad cartoon.

Here’s some fun reading on the strategies and history of Kremlinsubversion tactics from the RAND Corporation.

I’m going to try to discuss the Gerasimov and Primakov doctrines at some point but I’ve been procrastinating on the Power Falcon for too long.