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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See all 63 reviews. May pzcepa, Leon rated it really liked it. While this book may not be of interest to most readers, although it is both fascinating and horrible, I read it in honor of many of our Hungarian friends of Romanian descent. But to be clear-eyed about what the evil actors in the world have done in the past is to be alert to what the present evil ones are capable of.

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Archived from the original on 20 November Nevertheless his desertion crippled Ceausescu’s foreign image and he have to thank him for doing it. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

It is told as a story should be, with emotion, grabbing my interest.

Rychlakwho studies the history of religion. Muhai is a true public opinion survey. He did worse things before being asked by Ceausescu to attack Radio Free Europe journalists.

They made it a point to mention that because of their shock at seeing filthy streets in Chicago. In my opinions it’s a new way of viewing how they thought it was the best for their country. Chronicles of a Communist Spy Chief. An absorbing account of the Ceausescu’s, written from the perspective of someone who was close enough to know the real Nicolae and his wife.


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

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This page was last edited on 26 Decemberat Center for the Study of Intelligence. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Mar 28, Meg Lindsay rated it really liked it.

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One of Ceausescu’s go-to solutions for individuals he felt were troublesome was the application of what he euphemistically called “Radu”, meaning a radioactive element added to the victim’s diet. About Ion Mihai Pacepa. This book is painful read for numerous reasons. The reason it is worth reading is that some of their ghastly techniques continue to be used in the dirty world of East European intelligence, and even in the Middle East.

The international alliances, such as Nicolae’s relationship with Oacepa Arafat, give the story an international perspective, that I never considered. Anything as long as it makes money. On 1 DecemberTransylvania was united with Romania, iom inPacepa’s father moved to Bucharest, working for the local branch of the American car company General Motors. Overall I really enjoyed it. He couldn’t have done so without a measure of intelligence and political savvy or without being propped up by collaborators.


Red Horizons was subsequently republished in 29 countries, and it was made into a documentary movie by the Hungarian TV.

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East Rfd Designer Men’s Fashion. Pacepa confirms the likelihood that Jack Ruby was handled that way by the Soviets after he killed Oswald in the Dallas Police Station; Ruby was another inconvenient loose thread, and he died with what Pacepa rrd as very much like what happened to Ceausescu’s victims. A salient detail that caught my attention was Ceausescu’s astonishment during his “trial” upon hearing that “mercenaries” were shooting into the crowds demonstrating against him — of mihao, his surprise was in fact justified given that those terrorists were most likely hired by the leaders of the coup.

A story about vicious men in control of a big corporation. In opposition, large anti-war demonstrations were held in cities across the world. Except, of course, that anyone can publish a book! It’s fortunate that Reagan paid heed to this book’s auther unlike Jimmy Carter, and changed his policies for Communist Romania. Dec 31, Florin Cojocaru rated it it was amazing. Retrieved August 31,