71 years after the Gouzenko affair.
Igor Gouzenko flipped and told a Court of King's Bench jury in Montreal, Canada, that it was Russia's intent "to undermine democratic countries within and inside..."
~The Ottawa Journal, March 18, 1947
"...Russian scornfully regards the United States and Great Britain..."
Why would there not be a long game if the end game is the world.

~The Deming Headlight, New Mexico, April 11, 1947
Some of the back story on Gouzenko, as reported in 1947.

~The Minneapolis Star, January 9, 1947
Gozenko was still alive in 1978 when Canada busted another large group of spies. His information in 1945 led to the conviction of nine. Thirty years later, Canada expelled 13 Soviet spies. Long game.

~Chicago Tribune, February 10, 1978
Gouzenko was given a new identity and hidden in Canada with his family. He kept himself hidden for years, wearing a hood when speaking with journalists.

~Chicago Tribune, December 3, 1962
Gouzenko's information led to 20 trials & a dozen convictions. In 1947, he testified there also were networks in New York, Chicago, San Francisco & Washington DC. Canadian officials said they were surprised by how easily some helped w/ espionage.

~Chicago Tribune, June 30, 1982
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Aiko Herzig-Yoshinaga (1925-2018) discovered a copy of "Final Report" produced by the Civil Affairs Division of the Western Defense Command in April 1943. Every copy of the report, drafts and notes, was directed to be destroyed.

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Final Report stated: It wasnt' that there was insufficient time in which to make such a determination; it was simply a matter of facing the realities that a positive determination could not be made, that an exact separation of the 'sheep from the goats' was unfeasible. #history
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