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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.

Subsequently, he worked with American intelligence in various operations against the former Eastern Bloc. Retrieved 11 September Books by Ion Mihai Pacepa. A very interesting account of the inner workings of Ceausescu’s regime. As that generation “had not lived through that history and did not know better, [this] time it worked. 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.

Overall I really enjoyed it. He did worse things before being asked by Ceausescu to attack Radio Free Europe journalists. Every Romanian should read this book in order to find out more about the crimes that Nicolae Ceausescu committed and the great fortune that he gathered while the Romanians where queuing to buy a slice of bread.

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Let’s do not forget who the author was, how much damage he made and how many people suffered from his actions in communist Romania. May 29, Leon rated it really liked it. Carlos was unable to find Pacepa, but on 21 Februaryhe bombed a part of Radio Free Europe ‘s headquarters in Munichwhich was broadcasting news of Pacepa’s defection.


Joco grew up under the Ceausescu dictatorship in Romania and at the time of the revolt in orizobturi, he was 14 years old. Why is American orizontur so unpopular?

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At times the book goes into what I felt was too much detail when discussing certain events, but that might be because I started reading this book due to being more interested in what Ceausescu and his otizonturi were like as people, and less in the external affairs of that time.

To see what your muhai thought of this book, please sign up. Anything as long as it makes money. His first book, ‘Red Horizons,’is indubitably the most brilliant portrait of a Communist regime I’ve ever read.

DuringPacepa published The Kremlin ‘s Legacyin which he tried to wean his native country away from its continued dependency on a Communist-style police state. Reading this book made me feel so naive about the world political scene. He does not say, oeizonturi his motivations for deserting the regime do not ring true. He is the highest-ranking defector from the former Eastern Bloc.

Romania’s government refused to comply. 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.

Apr 11, Cyndi rated it really liked it. This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat I can only try to imagine the outrage this book would have caused when Radio Free Europe broadcasted this book in communist Romania.


That they were vain and megalomaniacal, I This book is painful read for numerous reasons. Yasser Arafat and Muammar ofizonturi set one more million dollars reward each. Center for the Study of Intelligence. An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live.

Ioana (Bucuresti, Romania)’s review of Orizonturi Rosii

Retrieved October 4, The French version is quite uninteresting. Pacepa alleged that the Soviet Union tried to discredit the Papacy. In Decemberthe new government mibai Romania pavepa Pacepa’s rank of general. Pacepa painstakingly takes us through muhai 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.

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. Romania under Communism was no less tragic than Romania under Fascism. Want to Read saving…. Because it does not know what its people think, because it uon not scientific.

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