Christopher SimpsonBlowback: America's Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold War

The Kremlin's Propaganda Network Interviews Simpson

Simpson's lauded scholarly expertise in the field of propaganda makes his psychotic break with factual reality and wholesale heaping of vitriol upon the Latvian émigré community and its leadership all the more unfathomable:

Christopher Simpson
Professor
America University
School of Communication

Chris Simpson is a professor of Journalism known internationally for his expertise in propaganda, democracy, and media theory and practice. He has won national awards for investigative reporting, historical writing, and literature. His books include Blowback, The Splendid Blond Beast, Science of Coercion, National Security Directives of the Reagan and Bush Administrations, Universities and Empire, Comfort Women Speak and War Crimes of the Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Bank. Simpson’s work has been translated into more than a dozen languages. His current teaching and research includes macro-social dynamics of communication technologies, impact of geographic information systems on democratic decision-making and some aspects of communication law. [1]

In seeking to better understand Simpson's perspective, our background research on his allegations regarding the CIA, Latvians, and the Holocaust uncovered a number of interviews on Russian state media. Embedded, below, is the most pertinent one—a discussion which begins with Latvian Legion Commemoration Day.

“Author claims U.S. government supported Baltic Nazis”

A brief analysis follows our transcription on the following page.


[1]Retrieved at www.american.edu/soc/faculty/simpson.cfm, 14-January-2016

Updated: May, 2017

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