Journals Higher Education



Published: 25 September 2019

352 Pages | 8 black and white figures/illustrations


ISBN: 9780198840404

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Cold War Exiles and the CIA

Plotting to Free Russia

Benjamin Tromly

  • Examines the US strategy to utilize émigrés from the USSR as a weapon in the Cold War
  • Explores the psychological warfare and espionage operations that emerged from this strategy
  • Adopts a transnational approach by linking Russian émigrés to the wider Cold War contexts of U S policy and divided Germany
  • Draws extensively on recently declassified CIA documents and émigré sources that are not in wide scholarly use