Category: Subversion

The dog that didn’t bark: Mullahs cover hearing on VOA, but don’t comment on regime bias

The mullahs’ reporting of the April 7 US congressional hearing about pro-regime bias at the Voice of America reads like Sherlock Holmes’ case of the dog that didn’t bark. In solving a murder mystery, Holmes reasoned that because the dog at the victim’s home didn’t bark, it must have known the killer. By deduction, the great detective solved the mystery....

Canada cites Dr Waller in deportation of Russian ‘illegal’ spy

(Institute of World Politics news release) The Canadian Security and Intelligence Service (CSIS) extensively cited Dr Waller in support of its request for a Montreal court to hold an alleged Russian “illegal” spy. The alleged Russian deep-cover agent, who goes by the assumed name Paul William Hampel, is being held under a rarely-used “security certificate” so that he can be...

Russia: Death and Resurrection of the KGB

Russia: Death and Resurrection of the KGB J Michael Waller Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, Summer 2004      “We represent in ourselves organized terror–this must be said very clearly.” Feliks Dzerzhinsky, founder of Cheka   The roots of all of the most efficient political police systems in modern history can be traced to December 20, 1917. On that...

Terrorist recruitment and infiltration in the US: Prisons and military as an operational base

“Terrorist Recruitment and Infiltration in the United States: Prisons and Military as an Operational Base,” testimony before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Technology and Homeland Security, Committee on the Judiciary, U.S. Senate, October 14, 2003.

How terrorists use ‘civil liberties’ arguments to undermine the war effort

by J. Michael Waller Insight, March 4, 2003 Terrorists and their supporters are doing their best to weave themselves into the political fabric of American society, say specialists in homeland security. They are operating front groups and charities to finance their operations, and they are running influence operations to weaken federal antiterrorism laws under the guise of protecting civil liberties. The...

Domestic front in the war on terror

By J Michael Waller, Insight, January 7, 2002 The brochure warns: “Don’t talk to the FBI. The FBI is looking for information to use against you, your family and/or your community.” It has been posted on the Internet since 1997 by the National Coalition to Protect Political Freedom (NCPPF). Many militant groups and their supporters, from the antiglobalist anarchists to...

Is Primakov the Kremlin’s answer?

by J Michael Waller, Wall Street Journal Europe, January 22, 1996 Abstract: President Boris Yeltsin has placed Russian foreign policy in the control of an old Soviet Communist Party Middle East hand tied to international terrorism, who spent his career operating with the KGB. Download PDF: Primakov WSJE 1996.01.22

Who is making Russian foreign policy?

Who is Making Foreign Policy? Perspective, Vol. V, No. 3, January-February 1995 By J. MICHAEL WALLER American Foreign Policy Council Undermined politically and with its powers diffused, the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs under Andrei Kozyrev has been eclipsed by the former KGB First Directorate of Yevgeniy Primakov. President Boris Yel’tsin, who built his power base on the Ministry of...