Ion Mihai Pacepa
Ion Mihai Pacepa (Lt. Gen., R) is the highest Soviet bloc official ever to have defected. In December 1989, Ceausescu was executed at the end of a trial whose accusations came almost word-for-word out of Pacepa’s book Red Horizons (Regnery, 1987).
Follow Their Stories: Get Notified
by Paul Kengor and Ion Mihai Pacepa | May 29, 2013
Call us crazy anti-communists. Tell us we’re conspiracy-minded. Insist that maybe we’ve spent too much time living and studying the Cold War. Either way, this is our business, and we can’t help but notice such things. In watching President Obama…
by Ion Mihai Pacepa | Jun 26, 2009
I appeal to you, generals of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards, the Pásdárán: Do what I did! Defend the people, not the tyrant. I am a two-star general who was once at the top of communist Romania’s version of the Pásdárán,…