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American Betrayal

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"This explosive book is a long-needed answer to court histories that continue to obscure key facts about our backstage war with Moscow. Must-reading for serious students of security issues and Cold War deceptions, both foreign and domestic."

-- M. Stanton Evans, author of Stalin's Secret Agents and Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies

"It is not simply a good book about history. It is one of those books which makes history. ... "

-- Vladimir Bukovsky, author of To Build a Castle and co-founder of the Soviet dissident movement, and Pavel Stroilov, author of Behind the Desert Storm.

"Diana West wrote a brilliant book called American Betrayal, which I recommend to everybody ... It is a seminal work that will grow in importance." 

-- Newt Gingrich, former House Speaker, Fox News contributor

"A brilliantly researched and argued book."

-- Edward Jay Epstein, author of Deception: The Invisible War between the KGB and the CIA, The Annals 0f Unsolved Crime 

"American Betrayal is absolutely required reading. Essential. You're sleepwalking without it."

-- Chris Farrell, director of investigations research, Judicial Watch

“What Diana West has done is to dynamite her way through several miles of bedrock. On the other side of the tunnel there is a vista of a new past. Of course folks are baffled. Few people have the capacity to take this in. Her book is among the most well documented I have ever read. It is written in an unusual style viewed from the perspective of the historian—but it probably couldn’t have been done any other way.”

-- Lars Hedegaard, historian, journalist, founder, Danish Free Press Society

"This is a must read for any serious student of history and anyone working to understand the Marxist counter-state in America."

-- John Guandolo, president, Understanding the Threat, former FBI special agent 

"I've been, quite frankly, mesmerized by Diana West and her new book American Betrayal. If you get it (a) you won't put it down, and (b) you'll be flipping back to the notes section because every paragraph your hair's going to be on fire."  

-- Stephen K. Bannon, Breitbart News Radio

"Every once in a while, something happens that turns a whole structure of preconceived ideas upside down, shattering tales and narratives long taken for granted, destroying prejudice, clearing space for new understanding to grow. Diana West's latest book, American Betrayal, is such an event."

 -- Henrik Raeder Clausen, Europe News

"I have read it, and agree wholeheartedly."

-- Angelo Codevilla, Professor Emeritus of International Relations at Boston Unversity, and fellow of the Claremont Institute. 

No book has ever frightened me as much as American Betrayal. ... [West] patiently builds a story outlining a network of subversion so bizarrely immense that to write it down will seem too fantastic to anyone without the book’s detailed breadth and depth. It all adds up to a story so disturbing that it has changed my attitude to almost everything I think about how the world actually is. ... By the time you put the book down, you have a very different view of America’s war aims and strategies. The core question is, did the USA follow a strategy that served its own best interests, or Stalin’s? And it’s not that it was Stalin’s that is so compelling, since you knew that had to be the answer, but the evidence in detail that West provides that makes this a book you cannot ignore. 

-- Steven Kates, RMIT (Australia) Associate Professor of Economics, Quadrant

Her task is ambitious; her sweep of crucial but too-little-known facts of history is impressive; and her arguments are eloquent and witty. ... American Betrayal is one of those books that will change the way many of us see the world.

-- Susan Freis Falknor, Blue Ridge Forum

"Diana West's new book rewrites WWII and Cold War history not by disclosing secrets, but by illuminating facts that have been hidden in plain sight for decades. Furthermore, she integrates intelligence and political history in ways never done before."

-- Jeffrey Norwitz, former professor of counterterrorism, Naval War College

Although I know [Christopher] Andrew well, and have met [Oleg] Gordievsky twice, I now doubt their characterization of Hopkins -- also embraced by Radosh and the scholarly community. I now support West's conclusions after rereading KGB: The Inside Story account 23 years later [relevant passages cited in American Betrayal]. It does not ring true that Hopkins was an innocent dupe dedicated solely to defeating the Nazis. Hopkins comes over in history as crafty, secretive and no one's fool, hardly the personality traits of a naïve fellow traveler. And his fingerprints are on the large majority of pro-Soviet policies implemented by the Roosevelt administration. West deserves respect for cutting through the dross that obscures the evidence about Hopkins, and for screaming from the rooftops that the U.S. was the victim of a successful Soviet intelligence operation.

-- Bernie Reeves, founder of The Raleigh Spy Conference, American Thinker

Diana West’s American Betrayal — a remarkable, novel-like work of sorely needed historical re-analysis — is punctuated by the Cassandra-like quality of “multi-temporal” awareness. ... But West, although passionate and direct, is able to convey her profoundly disturbing, multi-temporal narrative with cool brilliance, conjoining meticulous research, innovative assessment, evocative prose, and wit.

-- Andrew G. Bostom, PJ Media

Do not be dissuaded by the controversy that has erupted around this book which, if you insist on complete accuracy, would be characterized as a disinformation campaign.

-- Jed Babbin, The American Spectator

[American Betrayal is] the most important anti-Communist book of our time ... a book that can open people's eyes to the historical roots of our present malaise ... full of insights, factual corroboration, and psychological nuance. 

-- J.R. Nyquist, author, Origins of the Fourth World War 

The polemics against your Betrayal have a familiar smell: The masters of the guild get angry when someone less worthy than they are ventures into the orchard in which only they are privileged to harvest. The harvest the outsider brought in, they ritually burn.

-- Hans Jansen, former professor of Islamic Thought, University of Utrecht 

West's lesson to Americans: Reality can't be redacted, buried, fabricated, falsified, or omitted. Her book is eloquent proof of it.

-- Edward Cline, Family Security Matters

In American Betrayal, Ms. West's well-established reputation for attacking "sacred cows" remains intact. The resulting beneficiaries are the readers, especially those who can deal with the truth.

-- Wes Vernon, Renew America

After reading American Betrayal and much of the vituperation generated by neoconservative "consensus" historians, I conclude that we cannot ignore what West has demonstrated through evidence and cogent argument.

-- John Dale Dunn, M.D., J.D., Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons

Enlightening. I give American Betrayal five stars only because it is not possible to give it six.

-- John Dietrich, formerly of the Defense Intelligence Agency and author of The Morgenthau Plan: Soviet Influence on American Postwar Policy.

If you're looking for something to read, this is the most dazzling, mind-warping book I have read in a long time. It has been criticized by the folks at Front Page, but they don't quite get what Ms. West has set out to do and accomplished. I have a whole library of books on communism, but -- "Witness" excepted -- this may be the best.

-- Jack Cashill, author of Deconstructing Obama: The Lives, Loves and Letters of America's First Postmodern President and First Strike: TWA Flight 800 and the Attack on America

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On with The Tara Show out of Greenville, SC, doing The Red Thread in ten minutes -- and then ten minutes more.



Ever since I delved into the darkest corners of our past and came up with American Betrayal, this season of national holidays and observances, including VE-Day on May 8 (but really May 7), Memorial Day, D-Day, for my own family, the day in July my dad was wounded at the Battle of St Lo, and the anniversary of Hiroshima...

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The following chronology, extracted from American Betrayal, helps explain why I hate this time of year, when saluting and celebrating drown out so much ... American betrayal. It originally appeared as the final installment in a five-part series at Breitbart News based on some of the "breaking history" not long after the book's release.

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On March 3, 1945, under prodding from both the senior US military commander and US ambassador in Moscow, FDR cabled Stalin to request “urgently” that provisions be made for ten American rescue crews to move in and out of Soviet-captured territories to evacuate liberated American prisoners or war, many of whom required medical attention. With uncharacteristic...

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Inquiring minds want to know.

John Walker Lindh is out. Sgt John Hatley remains in.

With Memorial Day coming up it seems appropriate to note that there are times, many, many times, when this government betrays its most loyal sons.

More about Sgt. Hatley and his case here. His lawyer's petition for commutation here.

Free John Hatley. Pardon the Leavenworth Ten.

Before anyone starts tut-tutting about the disappearance of political freedom in England, consider, except for the accents, that these testimonies in this video could be coming from many Trump voters.

 #VoteTommy #Trump2020 

Yesterday afternoon (May 14), I went on Sean Hannity's radio show yesterday afternoon to talk about The Red Thread.

Here is the link to the show. My segment with Sean and Gregg Jarrett begins at around 35 minutes in. 

Doris Day died today at age 97. Here she is, effervescent, in her first movie, "Romance on the High Seas" with Jack Carson and Oscar Levant. RIP.

Brilliant! Hat tip Vlad Tepes. As Vlad says, four of the most awesome minutes of TV of all time -- starring Rasmus Paluan, with support from the unbelievable faces (masks) of his political competitors (including the Prime Minister at the other end of the stage), all of them dazed, frozen, perplexed to hear the truth broadcast to Denmark in prime time. 

Will it make a difference? At least the air is clear.



Was just listening to Byron York’s interview with George Papadop.

https://ricochet.com/series/byron-york-show/

About 20 minutes in Papadop mentions meeting Mifsud in Italy.

We know that while Mifsud was supposedly “out of sight” last year, he was living in Link Campus, a Roman university "with ties to Western intelligence.” (Rep. Devin Nunes recently said in an interview with Maria Bartiromo that the FBI sponsored training actvities these almost every year.)

https://dailycaller.com/2019/04/19/joseph-mifsud-papadopoulos-mueller/

I guess Mifsud wasn’t really out of sight.

Then I remembered an item in The Red Thread about the Institute of International...

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The answer may be July 24, 2016. That was when Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook, appearing on CNN, publicly debuted the "Russians helping Donald Trump" Big Lie to explain away and neutralize the publication at Wikileaks of thousands of embarassing DNC emails, especially about the party's official diss of Bernie Sanders' primary campaign. (Earlier iterations of "Putin Hates Hillary" welcome at deathofthegrownup@verizon.net.) This Big Lie depended on more mythology -- namely, that the DNC emails came to public attention through a Russian "hack," not an internal "leak" -- the assessment not of the FBI, but rather another Democratic partisan, the DNC contractor, Crowdstrike.  



This quickly morphed into "Putin hates Hillary."

Politico,...

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Two bloodcurdling stories of strange and terrible note:

From MEMRI, we  receive news of an "Ummah Day" children's musical celebration. How nice! Except that it's an "Ummah Day" children's musical celebration of jihad terror by a troupe of putatively American kids, as uploaded to the to the Facebook page of the Muslim American Society Islamic Center in Philadelphia. That's Philadelphia, PA, USA, not Ramallah or Beirut.

Sing-along with Muhammed includes such hits as "Glorious steeds call us and lead us [to] the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The blood of martyrs protects us... Take us, oh ships... until we reach our shores and crush the treacherous ones... Flow, oh rivers of martyrs!" and the like. One girl read a poem praising martyrs who sacrificed their lives for Palestine, and she asked: "Will [Jerusalem] be a hotbed for cowards?" Another read: "We will defend [Palestine] with...

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Yesterday, Facebook and Instagram "banned" Laura Loomer, Milo Yiannopoulos, Paul Joseph Watson, Alex Jones for being "dangerous."

Loomer, Milo, Watson and Jones are all superstar supporters of Donald Trump. Their ideas, stunts, messages and personalities are of great interest to multitudes of Americans. That's what's "dangerous" about them. 

“Read Orwell,” Yiannopoulos texted the Washington Post. “You’re next."

Milo's point is well taken but the Washington Post is unlikely to be next because the Washington Post is not "dangerous." We, the People, who are "dangerous" to the Deep State are next, and that especially includes all Trump supporters and even Trump himself.  

In an account of the "banning" (the concept is as backward as the technology is cutting-edge) at Loomer's website (still not...

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