Review: Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Ion Mihai Pacepa is the highest-ranking Soviet-bloc official ever to defect to the. Ion Mihai Pacepa is a former three-star general in the Securitate, the secret police of Communist Romania, who defected to the. Results 1 – 24 of 24 Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Crimes, Lifestyle, and Corruption by Ion Mihai Pacepa and a great.

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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. A lot of stuff that I did not know growing up in Romania. Regnery Gateway- True Crime – pages.

The Romanian Revolution of December Human Events 28 December Would appreciate suggestions for more hogizons works. Chronicles of a Communist Spy Chief.

I expected deeper revelations of the actual oppression prison conditions, numbers executed, etc. Born in Bucharest inIon Mihai Pacepa studied industrial chemistry at the Politehnica University of Bucharest between and rfd, but just months before graduation he was drafted by the Securitate, and got his engineering degree only four years later.

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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 hprizons. My father used to load up on “Kent” cigarettes and other American items including cash with which to buy the freedom of members of my family. Pacepa’s defection destroyed the intelligence network of communist Romania, and through the revelations of Ceausescu’s activity, it affected the latter’s international credibility and respectability.

He couldn’t have done so without a measure of intelligence and political savvy or without being propped up by collaborators. Archived from the original on 4 April According to Michael Ledeen inthe two death sentences remain in effect and Pacepa “has lived in secret” since his defection.


Refresh and try again. Red Horizons was subsequently horiznos in 29 countries, and it was made into a documentary movie by the Hungarian TV. The Rise and Fall of the Ceausescus. An eye opener about the whole spy network going on in the world makes me feel very sad and cynical about the prospects for rdd future. An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live. Mar 09, Andrei Gavrila rated it it was amazing. Buy the selected items together This item: Here is my favorite Ceausescu quote, regarding his plans to wiretap every home in Romania: Because it does not know what its people think, because it is not scientific.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Retrieved 20 July The Secret Strategy to Destroy the West. Carlos was unable to find Pacepa, but on 21 Februaryhe bombed a part of Radio Rfd Europe ‘s headquarters in Munichwhich was broadcasting news of Pacepa’s defection.

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As a son of a Romanian father with many family members having come from Romania to the United States, I have always known horisons what I was told by my family. Nevertheless, if one wants to have a better understanding of the people behind the image created by the propaganda machine, I think that this book provides an interesting perspective.

DuringPacepa published a book, Red Horizons: Yasser Arafat and Muammar al-Gaddafi set one more million dollars reward each. They built the second largest building on earth, and one of the ugliest This is a memoir of Romania’s top spy for Stalinism’s oddest creations – Nicolai and Elena Ceausescu of Romania. Retrieved October 4, InIvan R.


Five years is all that separates us today from a new, much more scientific form of government. A first pacpea account of the inside workings of communist Romania.

The Wall Street Journal. Apr paceppa, Mike rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Lastly, though there are numerous references to Jews, Germans, and Hungarians in Romania and Ceausescu’s dislike and exploitation of them, I find it telling that there is only one passing reference to Gypsies, and that in the form of an adjective where a government official is describes as “a Gypsy looking fellow.

When he attended military schooling for officers, his friend fellow officer was Ceasescu himself. Romania under Communism was no less tragic than Romania under Fascism.

Red Horizons: The True Story of Nicolae and Elena Ceausescus’ Crimes, Lifestyle, and Corruption

See and discover other items: Five Romanian diplomats in West Germany, who had helped Carlos the Jackal in this operation, were expelled from the country. Ion Mihai Pacepa Limited preview – He is the highest-ranking defector from the former Eastern Paceap. In this book, the author, Pacepa, mentions that Ceasescu force Jews and Germans to pay for their “freedom” from Romania.

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.

Inhe was transferred to the Directorate of Foreign Intelligence.