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Directors of intelligence agencies

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Chapters: Lavrentiy Beria, Omar Suleiman, Nikolai Yezhov, Director of National Intelligence, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Driss Basri,... Viac o knihe

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Chapters: Lavrentiy Beria, Omar Suleiman, Nikolai Yezhov, Director of National Intelligence, Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, Gholam-Hossein Mohseni-Eje'i, Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, Driss Basri, Albert Raes, Nawwaf bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Robert B. Murrett, Muqrin bin Abdul-Aziz Al Saud, Bat Khurts, Rolf Gerhardsen, Alnur Mussayev, List of directors of the National Intelligence Service and predecessor organizations, Emre Taner, Cesar Garcia, Heyder Moslehi, Director General of MI5, Chief of the Secret Intelligence Service, Letitia Long, Lee Hu-rak, Murad Muwafi, Salah Nasr. Excerpt: Lavrentiy Pavlovich Beria (or Beriya; Georgian: ; Russian: ; 29 March 1899 - 23 December 1953) was a Georgian Soviet politician, and chief of the Soviet security and secret police apparatus (NKVD) under Joseph Stalin. Beria was the longest lived and most influential of Stalin's secret police chiefs, wielding his most substantial influence during and shortly after World War II, when he simultaneously administrated vast sections of the Soviet state and served as de facto Marshal of the Soviet Union in command of the dreaded NKVD field units, responsible for anti-partisan reprisal operations on both friendly and enemy civilian populations and the apprehension and summary execution of thousands of "turncoats, deserters, cowards and suspected malingerers". Beria administered the vast expansion of the Gulag slave labor camps, and was primarily responsible for the Katyn massacre. He attended the Yalta Conference with Stalin, who introduced him to U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt as "our Himmler". Beria's uncompromising ruthlessness in his duties and skill at producing results by intimidating his subordinates culminated in his success in overseeing the Soviet atomic bomb project, which was given absolute priority by Stalin and completed in under five years despite the purge of leading physicists in the late 1930s. Forming an alliance with Georgy Malenkov, Beria's singular personal control of the NKVD and violent nature made him feared and notorious even among the other Politburo members, whose wives, family members and friends were often arrested by Beria's NKVD in retaliation for opposing his political maneuvers. Beria was widely seen as the most dangerous and ambitious of Stalin's inner circle during his final years. As he had promised, after Stalin's death in 1953 Beria elevated himself to First Deputy Premier, where he carried out a brief campaign of liberalization; the economic realities of the Soviet alliance with the West during World War II as well as Stalin's e

  • Vydavateľstvo: Books LLC, Reference Series
  • Rok vydania: 2011
  • Formát: Paperback
  • Rozmer: 246 x 189 mm
  • Jazyk: Anglický jazyk
  • ISBN: 9781156121535

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