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Re: Russian Defector Comrade J

Released on 2012-03-08 09:00 GMT

Email-ID 5504044
Date 2009-10-27 19:47:02
I adore Comrade J's book.... so fascinating.
I would like to get Comrade J's take on the GRU then and now.
The fierce rivalry between the KGB and GRU and how he saw the GRU's
capability & power outside of Russia.

Fred Burton wrote:

He lost his mind while under KGB control. Now he is trying to recapture
his mind.


From: Peter Zeihan []
Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 1:39 PM
To: Fred Burton
Cc: 'lauren'; 'George Friedman';; 'Anya
Alfano'; 'scott stewart'
Subject: Re: Russian Defector Comrade J
why the fuck are you still giving interviews?

have you lost your mind??

Fred Burton wrote:

A very good friend will be meeting w/Comrade J in a few days and has
offered to ask Comrade J questions on my behalf.

Does anyone have questions for Comrade J? He's under WITSEC
protection to keep the Russians from killing him.

Lauren Goodrich
Director of Analysis
Senior Eurasia Analyst
T: 512.744.4311
F: 512.744.4334