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“The Constitution is not an instrument for the government to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the government - lest it come to dominate our lives and interests.”
― Patrick Henry
Golitsyn is an ex-KGB officer who defected to the West back in 1961, in his own words to “warn the American Government about the adoption of the current grand strategy for Communism and the political role of the KGB and the use of disinformation and controlled political opposition which the strategy entailed, and…help the West neutralise KGB penetration of their governments.”
Soviet propaganda reading: “Rise higher the banner of Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin!” (Image Source: http://www.communisme-bolchevisme.net/)
Golitsyn’s overarching thesis, the so-called “grand strategy,” is laid out in painstaking detail over two books: “New Lies for Old” (1984) and “The Perestroika Deception” (1985), which can be summarized as follows: