Juliet Armstrong is an 18-year-old file clerk in 1940 when fate, in the form of the British Security Service otherwise known as MI5, plucks her out of her routine and throws her into the dodgy world of "counter-subversion
." Together with a couple of recording engineers, Juliet spends days crouched over listening devices in a London flat, eavesdropping on conversations that her boss, Godfrey Toby, conducts next door with his visitors, all of whom are "fifth columnists," or British Nazi sympathizers.
Ramakrishna accordingly writes that security officials, at the direction of Singaporean, Malayan, and British leaders, appropriately launched Operation Coldstore in 1963--a counter-subversion
raid that detained without the need for trials more than one hundred subversives.
Further, Little "Red Scares" explores the many faces of counter-subversion
between 1921 and 1946.
Anyone who insists that what happened in Canada reflected something other than a reasoned response to specific conditions, suggesting "subservience to Moscow," is guilty of following the same path as the Canadian security state, its counter-subversion
squads, and its undercover agents (324).
"By 2016, the combat strength of the Navy will be replenished with 18 surface warships of various ranks and designation, and also 30 special-purpose and counter-subversion
British agents were skeptical of American claims that the star was a communist threat, with John Marriott, the head of MI5's counter-subversion
branch, calling the US allegations "unreliable."
John Marriott, then head of MI5's counter-subversion
branch, was not convinced that the absence of a birth certificate was an issue of concern for the intelligence services.
That's fine, but Stella Rimington, who joined MI5's counter-subversion
branch in 1983, could still claim it was right to monitor Arthur Scargill during the 1984-5 miners' strike, because he was trying 'to bring down the government', which is fundamentally different.
In October, Mas'oud Jazayeri, a leading IRGC ideologue within the military's Joint Forces Command, published a letter in the supremacist daily Kayhan in which he called for a more aggressive campaign of counter-subversion
. He wrote: "If we had a better understanding of the enemy, and if we had sufficient determination and motivation to define the defensive lines, we would never have allowed the enemy to penetrate our Islamic society".
Dame Stella Rimington moved from counter-subversion
to become director of counter-espionage in 1986.
She moved with the counter-subversion
department to MI5.
Under Communist China's counter-subversion
law, public criticism of the regime is an offense punishable by life imprisonment.