Behind the Desert Storm: A secret archive stolen from the Kremlin that exposes direct lies in the memoirs of President Bush Senior, Brent Scowcroft, and James Baker

Behind the Desert Storm: A secret archive stolen from the Kremlin that exposes direct lies in the memoirs of President Bush Senior, Brent Scowcroft, and James Baker

by Pavel Stroilov


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932549676
Publisher: Price World Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Pavel Stroilov is a Russian historian living in London after being granted asylum by British Judges in 2006. He fled Russia in 2003 after successfully stealing 50,000 unpublished top-secret Kremlin documents from the archive of the Gorbachev Foundation. Stroilov and other researches were given access to the archive in 1999, but were brusquely refused permission by Mikhail Gorbachev himself to copy significant parts of the collection. Over the next few years, after secretly watching the archive's network administrator enter the password into the foundation's computer system, Stroilov was able to copy the archive and send it to secure locations around the world. Most of the originals remain classified to this day. Stroilov was also the editor of Alexander Litvinenko's book Allegations. Litvinenko, a fierce critic of Vladimir Putin, was poisoned to death in a high profile political assassination in 2006.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Three Cheers for Wikileaks 12

What is the Matter with the Middle East? 15

Chapter 1 Red Arabs 18

Arab Liberation 21

Arab Unity 24

Arab Socialism 29

Chapter 2 Jews and Oil 32

Operation SIG 33

Red Jihad 36

Terrorist Merry-go-round 39

'Struggle for Peace' 43

Chapter 3 Comrades and Ayatollahs 48

Enter Ayatollahs 51

Tire Lesser Evil 55

Ayatollah Gorbachev? 60

Money in the Nile 66

Chapter 4 Gorby the Terrorist 70

Gadhafi and World Revolution 73

Assad's Two Homelands 76

Gorbachev's Arab Reich 80

Arafat's Intifada 82

Peacemaking Soviet-style 86

Gorby and the Gulf 92

Chapter 5 Riddles of the Invasion 96

Saddam's Mission 97

Arabian Nights 99

Disinformation Campaign 102

The Italian Prophet 105

The Invasion 106

Mubarak and the 'Arab Solution' 107

Faint Accompli? 110

Chapter 6 New World Order 112

Baker's legions 114

'Prototype of the World Government' 119

The Doves' Agenda 123

Doves and Hawks 129

Chapter 7 The First Secret of the Helsinki Summit 132

Doves at Work 134

New Mid-East Order 148

Chapter 8 The Second Secret of the Helsinki Summit 153

Beating Around George H.W Bush 154

Whose Face Required Saving? 159

To the Business 161

Keep It Secret 165

'Try to Sound Him Out' 171

Mitterrand's Amendment 174

Chapter 9 Re-distribution of Wealth 180

Chapter 10 Victorious Gorbachev 189

Gorby and the Brits 189

Gorby and the Jews 191

Gorby and the Sheiks 196

Chapter 11 Enter United Europe 201

Drawing the Borderlines 203

Eurabia Solution 208

Chapter 12 Primakov's Mission 217

Helsinki to Baghdad 218

Were the Soviets Divided? 220

The Modest Role of Comrade Arafat 222

Baghdad to Washington 223

Washington to Baghdad 226

Baghdad's Final Word 229

Chapter 13 The Living Shield 233

'Masters of the War' 236

The 678th Final Ultimatum 238

Why Did Saddam Drop His Shield? 246

Chapter 14 The Eleventh Hour 249

Soviet Troops to the Gulf? 252

Finally Final 256

'Dictatorship is Forthcoming' 257

Chapter 15 Caught in the Desert Storm 267

Doves in the Storm 269

Fluttering Wings 271

Doves Regroup 276

Chapter 16 The Double Crossing 280

Gorbachevs Plan 283

Mitterrand's Advice 292

Saddam's Response 293

Bush's Amendment 298

Chapter 17 At the Gates of Baghdad 301

The Last Hoax 302

The Desert Saber 306

The Final Betrayal 308

Chapter 18 The Pyrrhic Victory 313

'Peace Process' Hidden Agenda 315

The Secret Quartet 318

Back to 1947 321

Endnotes 325

Epologue 343

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