Ion Mihai Pacepa

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Ion Mihai Pacepa
Ion Mihai Pacepa (; born 28 October 1928 in Bucharest, Romania) is a former three-star general in the Securitate, the secret police of Communist Romania, who defected to the United States in July 1978 following President Jimmy Carter's approval of his request for political asylum. He is the highest-ranking defector from the former Eastern Bloc, and has written several books and news articles on the inner workings of the communist intelligence services. At the time of ...  Read more »
October 28, 1928, Bucharest, Romania,United States of America