Tagged: corruption

Exposing mullahs’ corruption, if done consistently, can undermine Iranian regime

The Islamic Republic has turned Iran into a theocratic mafiaocracy in which the mullahs and their minions have pimped the revolution for their own financial gain. The regime has used Islamic doctrine as an ideological justification for what has become just another gangster regime. On May 16, we reported on the existence of a list, appearing first on a CNN...

Leaked Iranian intelligence report reveals fratricide and corruption

A leaked classified report by Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi reveals intense fratricide at the highest levels of the Islamic Republic, as well as staggering levels of official corruption. The report, made public by a reformist dissident news organization inside Iran, has received little publicity in the outside world. The reformist news group, GreenCorrespondents.com, provides a full context and commentary...

PBS documentary features Waller exposing political corruption

The PBS documentary “Capitol Crimes” featured this blogger who provided insights into the internal workings of corruption in Washington, including foreign-funded political influence operations with ties to the Russian intelligence services. Professor J. Michael Waller appeared on “Capitol Crimes,” a feature of Bill Moyers’ “Moyers on America” series, aired on October 4, 2006. He described inner workings of corrupt political activity by convicted...

Portrait of Putin’s past

Portrait of Putin’s Past Perspective, Vol. X, No. 3, January-February 2000 By J. MICHAEL WALLER American Foreign Policy Council Why is so little known about the KGB career of Russia’s acting President Vladimir Putin? Most reporting on both sides of the Atlantic is thinly sourced, if sourced at all, and often conflicting. Was Putin a professional foreign intelligence cadre officer...

Troubleshooting US policy toward Russia

J Michael Waller, testimony before the Committee on International Relations, US House of Representatives October 6, 1999 United States policy toward Russia has been tailor-made for exploitation by the gangster-bureaucrats, oligarchs, military revanchists and secret police officials ruling Russia today. Administration suppression of warnings and analysis about deteriorating conditions in Russia shows a calculated policy to prevent decision-makers, Congress, and...

‘Delay, Postpone, Obfuscate, Derail’ – A case study of US aid to the former USSR

‘Delay, Postpone, Obfuscate, Derail’ – A case study of US aid to former USSR Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization (American University and Moscow State University) By J. Michael Waller With rebuttals from the US Department of State and Department of Defense Publication Date: Winter 1997 PDF originals: (1) Demok 97a Waller Delay; (2) Demok 97b State Dept; (3) Demok 97c Waller State; (4) Demok 97d DoD;...

To Russia, with cash

by J Michael Waller, Reader’s Digest, June 1996 Nearly five years after the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, the unthinkable is occurring: The Community Party once again dominates the Russian parliament. Free-market reformers in Boris Yeltsin’s government have been purged, and Yeltsin has distances himself from the West. Yevgeny Primakov, a former chief of foreign intelligence who backed countries that...

Russia’s Great Criminal Revolution: The role of the security services

by Victor Yasmann and J Michael Waller, Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, December 1995 Summary Russian law enforcement agencies, security organs, and intelligence services, far from being reliable instruments in the fight against organized crime and corruption, are institutionally part of the problem, due not only to their co-optation and penetration by criminal elements, but to their own absence of a...

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...