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Cryptonym: AELADLE

Definition:
Anatoliy Golitsyn, a Soviet defector prized by CIA CounterIntelligence head James Angleton.
Status:
Documented
Discussion:
Golitsyn was highly skeptical of the bona fides of another defector, Yuri Nosenko, and thus he became part of the internal CIA struggle over Nosenko's veracity.
Sources:

CIA Family Jewels p.28: CIA "Family Jewels," June 25, 2007 Release

The so-called "family jewels" documents released in 2007 contain a page with section header "AELADLE" which discusses Golitsyn.

Cold Warrior, by Tom Mangold, p.140

from the book: Angleton revealed to Bryhn the existence of AELADLE (Golitsyn). He said that the defector had brought evidence of a serious Soviet...

104-10263-10006: FORM: SECTION A. CRYPTONYM ASSIGNED AELADLE

This CIA record shows directly the assignment of the cryptonym AELADLE to Golitsyn.

Passport to Assassination, by Oleg Nechiporenko, p. 243

from the book: Anatoly Golitsyn, who was assigned the code name AELADLE and "John Stone" by American intelligence...

Reel 8, Folder B - ANATOLIY GOLITSYN

This is one of multiple sections of Golityn's CIA 201 file

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