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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Dee published Pacepa’s book Programmed to Kill: An in side story of how Communist Party leaders really live.

See all 63 reviews. Aug 31, Allison rated it really liked it. They built the second largest building on earth, and one of the ugliest. 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.

Subsequently, he worked with American intelligence in various operations against the former Eastern Bloc. His first book, ‘Red Horizons,’is indubitably the most brilliant portrait of a Communist regime I’ve ever read. A study about the virtual relationship between perfectly unremarkable people and a picture on the wall would be a far more mihaii story.

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He presents himself very detached from Ceausescu and the others. Read reviews that mention united states red horizons secret police ;acepa this book nicolae ceausescu jews and germans must read great deal foreign intelligence communist romania romanian people pretty much ion mihai book to read highly recommend intelligence agencies intelligence agency book was written yasser arafat described in this book. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The international alliances, such as Nicolae’s relationship with Yasser Arafat, give the story an international perspective, that I never considered.


Views Read Edit View history. It feels so helpless and agitated to know how communist countries were immoral, how Ceausescu played act of disinformation to the perfection to gain various favours from western countries while he was always i A book that caused revolution against mighty and brutal Communist Ceausescu regime.

Mar 28, Meg Lindsay rated it really liked it. Regnery PublishingApr 15, – True Crime – pages.

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

Retrieved on 16 November See and discover other items: Pacepa’s defection destroyed the intelligence network miihai communist Romania, and through the revelations of Ceausescu’s activity, it affected the latter’s international credibility and respectability.

Regnery Publishing; Reprint edition edition April 15, Language: WMD conjecture in the aftermath of the Iraq War. Five Romanian diplomats in West Germany, who had helped Carlos the Jackal in this operation, were expelled from the country.

This book shines a light on the history of Communist Romania in a shocking way. User Review – Flag as nihai It’s not pleasant reading, but it’s well-written, and accurate to a fault. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

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This book represents Dictator Ceausescu like a paepa who was thinking big, but in reality he was a just a simple stupid peasant. I asked them why the streets were able to be maintained so clean in Romania, and they said you can get into “big trouble” if you are lacepa littering. One cannot put down until it’s finished.

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Also, the author mentions that bribery was a common practice to get people to do things for you. Horizos Wall Street Journal. Retrieved August 31, Most of the events are narrated without any details, too ambiguous.

Subsequently, he worked with the American Central Intelligence Agency in various operations against the former Eastern Bloc. One ventures into such subject matter knowing ahead of time that the information is going to be unpleasant.

Learn more about Amazon Prime. In an interview, Pacepa claimed that the original idea to blacken the Pontiff’s reputation came from Joseph Stalin inwho wanted the Church out of the Ukraine. No eBook available Amazon. If half of what is in this book is true it changes history as we have been mhiai by our media.

Vasile Corjan rated it liked it Dec 06, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. As a son of a Romanian father with many family members having come from Romania to the United States, I have always known only what I was told by my family.

In this book, the author, Pacepa, mentions that Ceasescu force Jews and Germans to pay for hirizons “freedom” from Romania. The Ceausescu’s were appalling, banal, deluded. Account Options Sign in. Knowing you, Dana, I was firmly convinced that you would prefer no father to one who was an assassin.