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A must see, an eerie look at how the past knew what was coming
on April 6, 2012
This video is an old interview with Yuri Bezmenov, an ex Russian KGB member who defected following a stint in India as an intelligence and propaganda operative. In this video, Yuri outlines the methodology for Soviet era societal subversion; basically the plan the Russians had to enter a society and over a sequence of three generation destroy it within and replace it as a Soviet Satellite. I wont go into the steps, but he is very clear about them and cites examples of his current era and what he projected we would likely see in ours. He was spot on but projected the changes would come latte than they eventually did.
I find it an interesting view (and Ive watched it about 8 times at least straight through) as it is from someone who grew up in the early years of the start of the soviet union and saw how they operated and what they did and then latter took part in it himself. He then became disillusioned, actually he always had been to an extent but his time in India is what brought it out to the fore, and defected to the U.S.A via a rather insane route and effort. Now, Intelligence and KGB operatives in Russia were well off and well taken care of and respected, for him to leave was a huge deal and also punishable (anywhere he was found) by assassination. No small matter.
Also I like this as it shows the change in interviews we have seen over the last few decades. This is a simple "host asks a question and Yuri answers it, uninterrupted" then another question, followed by the answer. It is a decently long interview and shows how media changed to the ridiculous "journalism" we have now where some one is asked a question then as they answer immediatly yelled down silent by the host that asked before the idea is complete.
I have read and seen numerous interviews from defectors and escapees from Russia, China, and North Korea and it always amazes me how adamant they are about what they see happening in the west and in the US as slowly morphing into what they had left. In fact Yuri himself stated that if "America goes socialist, where are you going to defect too? There is no where to defect."