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We were aiming for an expansion of the zone of freedom in the world. And in part that had to do with fighting communism and in part it had to do with fighting other kinds of tyrannies. But that’s what we were about. Michael Ledeen, neo-conservative group
Creative destruction is our middle name, both within our own society and abroad.
We tear down the old order every day, from business to science, literature, art, architecture and cinema to politics and the law.
Our enemies have hated this whirlwind of energy and creativity, which menaces their traditions (whatever they may be) and shames them for their inability to keep peace.
Seeing America undo traditional societies, they fear us, for they do not wish to be undone.
They must attack us in order to survive, just as we must destroy them to advance our historic mission. Michael Ledeen, The War Against the Terror Masters
Moreover as America becomes an increasingly multicultural society it may find it more difficult to fashion a consensus on foreign policy issues, except in the circumstance of a truly massive and widely perceived direct external threat. Zbigniew Brzezinski, The Grand Chessboard p211, 1997
The last decade of the twentieth century has witnessed a tectonic shift in world affairs. For the first time ever a non-Eurasian power has emerged not only as a key arbiter of Eurasian power relations but also as the world’s paramount power. The defeat and collapse of the Soviet Union was the final step in the rapid ascendance of a Western Hemisphere power, the United States, as the sole and indeed the first truly global power. ibid.
For America the chief geopolitical prize is Eurasia. ibid.
The three grand imperatives of imperial geo-strategy are to prevent collusion and maintain security dependence among the vassals, to keep tributaries pliant and protected, and to keep the barbarians from coming together. ibid.
But the Eurasian Balkans are infinitely most important as a potential economic prize: an enormous concentration of natural gas and oil reserves is located in the region, in addition to important minerals including gold. ibid.
Without sustained and directed American involvement, before long the forces of global disorder could come to dominate the world scene. And the possibility of such a fragmentation is inherent in the geopolitical tensions not only of today’s Eurasia but of the world more generally. ibid.
America is not only the first, as well as the only, truly global superpower, but it is also likely to be the very last. ibid.
The paradox of our time is that humanity is becoming simultaneously more unified and more fragmented. That is the principal thrust of contemporary change. Zbigniew Brzezinski, Between Two Ages: America’s Role in the Technetronic Era ch1
In our time the routinization of conflict has also meant a shift from sustained warfare to sporadic outbreaks of violence. ibid.
The impact of science and technology on man and his society, especially in the more advanced countries of the world, is becoming the major source of contemporary change. ibid.
But while our immediate reality is being fragmented, global reality increasingly absorbs the individual, involves him, and even occasionally overwhelms him. ibid.
The United States: A major disruptive influence on the world scene … No other society so massively disseminates its own way of life and values. ibid.
Marxism, born of the social upheaval produced by the combined effects of the industrial and nationalist revolutions provided a unique intellectual tool for understanding and harnessing the fundamental forces of our time. ibid. ch3
America’s relationship with the world must reflect American domestic values and preoccupations. ibid. ch5
The capacity to assert social and political control over the individual will vastly increase. It will soon be possible to assert almost continuous control over every citizen and to maintain up-to-date files, containing even the most personal details about health and personal behaviour of every citizen in addition to the more customary data.
These files will be subject to instantaneous retrieval by the authorities. Power will gravitate into the hands of those who control information. Our existing institutions will be supplanted by pre-crisis management institutions, the task of which will be to identify in advance likely social crises and to develop programs to cope with them.
This will encourage tendencies through the next several decades toward a technetronic era, a dictatorship, leaving even less room for political procedures as we know them. Finally, looking ahead to the end of the century, the possibility of biochemical mind control and genetic tinkering with man, including beings which will function like men and reason with them as well, could give rise to some difficult questions. ibid.
Society dominated by an elite whose claim to political power would rest on allegedly superior scientific know-how. Unhindered by the restraints of traditional liberal values, this elite would not hesitate to achieve its political ends by using the latest modern techniques for influencing public behaviour and keeping society under close surveillance and control. ibid.
Nation state as a fundamental unit of man’s organized life has ceased to be the principal creative force: International banks and multinational corporations are acting and planning in terms that are far in advance of the political concepts of the nation-state. ibid.
The technetronic era involves the gradual appearance of a more controlled society. Such a society would be dominated by an elite, unrestrained by traditional values ... Soon it will be possible to assert almost continuous surveillance over every citizen and maintain up to date complete files containing even the most personal information about the citizen. ibid.
And they happen to be an extremely arrogant dangerous group who’ve reactionary status. They are not conservatives. Professor Noam Chomsky, author Hegemony of Survival
This is pretty much the blueprint written in 1969 published in 1970. Ian Crane, interview RichPlanet TV
The Grand Chessboard by Zbigniew Brzezinski: The US is missing an opportunity to establish itself as the dominant superpower on the planet. ibid.
This external threat may have to be created. ibid.
Project for the New American Century: Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century ... The detail of what Brzezinski was proposing in broad brush: viz p51: ‘Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor’. ibid
There’s a group of neo-Conservatives who effectively took a lot of what Brzezinski had written in The Grand Chessboard and they produced this document: Rebuilding America’s Defenses: Strategy, Forces and Resources for a New Century: A Report for the New American Century September 2000 p51: ‘Further, the process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic event ... like a new Pearl Harbor’. Ian Crane, Conspiracy Theory v Deep Geopolitics: A Matter of Perception, lecture Conway Hall 24th September 2011
The Project for a New American Century founded in 1997 was run by Dick Cheney, Jeb Bush, Wolfowitz and of course Secretary of Defense, Donald Rumsfeld. And the Project for the New American Century called for a New World Order in its writings that can be viewed at their website. They said there needed to be a Pearl Harbor Event to speed up the New World Order. And to get the American people behind a national draft. And behind a war of aggression against sixty-two countries. A war that Bush has said will last generations. Alex Jones, Police State III: Total Enslavement
Saddam Hussein wasn’t a threat but that he provided a convenient pretext to get the oil in Iraq ... It was also about setting the precedent for the New World Order to invade sovereign nations. ibid.
In my lifetime in Washington, which is now a quarter of a century, the most amazing thing I have ever seen is to see the oil-bearing wing of the Republican party – particularly identified with Mr Bush and Mr Cheney – change its mind completely, having run against Al Gore, against nation-building, against humanitarian intervention, against this kind of co-operation, change its mind completely and go to war with the status quo. Christopher Hitchens, lecture Islam and the West
George Tenet and Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice and George Bush and all should be in fucking jail. Sean Penn