Centers for Islamic Studies: a Cold-War-Style Influence Operation?


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A new generation of Islamic supremacists employs the KGB’s “active measures.”

Who Was Yuri Andropov? Ideologue, Policeman, Apparatchik

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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Why a deceased Soviet butcher has an ever-growing mini-cult following.

From Andropov to Putin: The Last Spasm of a Decrepit Dictatorship

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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The last gasp of the secret police’s squalid rule?

Czar Putka’s Imperial Delusions

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A new book unveils the dark world of a brutal tyrant driven by messianic delusions.

Death of a Communist

Dr. Paul Kengor is professor of political science at Grove City College and executive director of The Center for Vision & Values. His books include "The Crusader: Ronald Reagan and the Fall of Communism" and "Dupes: How America’s Adversaries Have Manipulated Progressives for a Century."


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Paul Robeson Jr. gets a pass from the press.

‘Dialoguing’ with the Muslim Brotherhood and the KGB

For a complete archive of Fjordman’s writings, see the multi-index listing in the Fjordman Files.


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European politicians embrace the enemies of democracy.

Obama and Putin: Two Totalitarians, One Game

Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is a New York writer focusing on radical Islam. He is completing a book on the international challenges America faces in the 21st century.


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Obama is a national community organizer, but Putin is a global community organizer.

Junius Irving Scales, An American Communist


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A case study in how an individual was drawn to the Communist Party in the United States.

The Indomitable Natalia Gorbanevskaya

Vladimir Tismaneanu is professor of politics at the University of Maryland (College Park) and author most recently of "The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century" (University of California Press, 2012).


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A noble voice of the Soviet dissident movement passes from the stage.

How Soviet Intelligence Promoted Christian Marxism

Ryan Mauro is a fellow with the Clarionproject.org, the founder of WorldThreats.com and a frequent national security analyst for Fox News Channel. He can be contacted at ryanmauro1986@gmail.com.


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And how the strategies are still in play today.