Investor’s Business Daily: Celebrating 96 years of gangster government in Russia
Headlined “Putin Celebrates Birth of KGB, USSR’s Hated Spy Service,” in Investor’s Business Daily, December 21-23, 2013.
by J Michael Waller
The bloody birth of the most murderous secret police in history occurred 96 years ago and is being celebrated across Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Always feared, the KGB is now revered.
“In the past, the services worked for the Communist Party and the party ran the state,” says Michelle Van Cleave, former head of U.S. counterintelligence. “Now, the intelligence services are the state. That’s a very different government structure than we’re accustomed to.”
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