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- Item Weight : 1.02 pounds
- Paperback : 393 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1567513743
- ISBN-13 : 978-1567513745
- Dimensions : 5 x 1 x 7.6 inches
- Publisher : Common Courage Press; 3rd edition (October 1, 2005)
- Language: : English
- Best Sellers Rank: #737,590 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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For the best read on details and fact based which follows Rogue State, regarding the many wars & other USA ABC gang's misdeeds, I'd refer readers to the following most well written review & an unbiased reviewer: https://www.amazon.com/gp/customer-reviews/R22ZF1WZHAUJVH/ref=cm_cr_getr_d_rvw_ttl?ie=UTF8&ASIN=1567511945
It behooves me to waste any time in an attempt to rehash what that reviewer wrote so well on.
I have studied nearly every war since the Civil War, having had to pick a politician to follow in 5th grade. Lucky me, I chose Heinz Kissinger, geopolitician & father of the failed League of Nations which later became United Nations. I couldn't have picked a better warmonger and then closely follow his career since mid 60s to know about the end result desired from those many wars. I know who funded both sides and how each war began, absolute most began via False Flags and fooled the majority of US citizens into believing they were fighting for OUR freedoms. No, it's more Colonialization and Balkanization of other countries via Regime Changes at the egregious cost of our dead and maimed soldiers and at last count, 1.5 Million Iraqi deaths & 500K being children, but is okay and a "necessary sacrifice" as collateral damages according to Madeline Albright. Having previously read "The Grand Chessboard" by Brzezinski made this Rogue State a nice addition to the wargames political "leaders" play. It can be found free online.
Along with "Rockefeller: Scenarios for the Future" then reading the many available Bilderberg meeting's transcripts, you realize that these wars are all engineered via the Globalists and is discussed in their annual meetings on plans for possibly "taking a leader out" for various reasons. It is not by chance that USA has been fighting neverending wars, for bankers and land/mineral/oil/drug resources since early 50s. War, is a huge business worldwide. One only need look at who each person is within USA's government, and their religious versus their contested irreligious beliefs, and then would understand why we remain at war. We have, only 3 wars left before Central Banks are put into place in those 3 countries. IRAN is the latest threat.
Loved the book for it's accuracy, truly dislike the US-Imperialism for Greater Israel. Their Kalergi and Yinon Plan is interesting yet frightful topics today and our newspeak pushing the anti this and anti that, fear this and fear that.I laugh at mainstream media, for I know who owns them and owns the newspeakers. I have a good number of friends of the Islamic religion and they know what is being pushed here in USA. I have several friends who live in Russia and a good number who live in Latin America and EU. The Russian scare aka the Red Scare is absolute nonsense. I grew up during the Cold War and marveled at the believers in that farce which lead to the earliest style of prepper movement and the below ground bomb shelters which most Americans could not afford. My father clued me in on that folly, as he was highly involved during WW2 as a Royal Air Force member. I was constantly at odds with my teachers in refusal to "Drop" and my statements that there is no reason to Drop under desks at a teacher's sudden barked out command "DROP" aka "programming to fear the Russian bomb"
As one who protested almost weekly during late 1960s against the Viet Nam War and watched as the Counter Culture rose up around me prior to Viet Nam War, I always knew it was Social Engineering. The Jewish influence by the Gloria Steinhams for feminism, Aquarian Conspiracy and Margaret Meades as well as manufacturing the Hippie movement and the Grateful Dead via Tavistock style influencers and done at Wharton & Rand think tanks, is astounding as well as a good number of other well known think tanks overall & still operating today. Hearst Publications forever shaped women and men's minds. It is highly suspicious that Pink Floyd's album "The Wall" was released by music industry barely 2 months prior to the Viet Nam Memorial Wall was first opened to the public, wholly dilution of the Wall. One only need take a read at larouchepub.com for the Tavistock Social Engineering documents to learn how majority of USA's people came to believe in and be willing to let their boys die in these wars. It was not by accident either that the Laurel Canyon musicians came to be during the Haight Ashbury years as a think tank effort to stop the Viet Nam protests, or that Jim Jones & Charlie Manson is not exactly what most people believe then, or now. I did go to Woodstock in 69 and enjoyed the fun with my friends, that's about it. My father taught me about Social Engineering at a very young age and this has served me well to live my life without fears but with disgust in watching people be manipulated into these continuous wars decade after decade. Browning helps.
The words "imperial" and "America" do not roll easily off an American tongue. "No American has any difficulty believing in the existence and driving passion for expansion, power, glory and wealth of the Roman Empire, the Ottoman Empire, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, or the British Empire. It's right there in their schoolbooks. But to the American mind, to American schoolbooks, and to the American media, "The American Empire" is an oxymoron" - there's no such thing.
"A study of the many interventions detailed in the "Interventioons" chapter (the heart of the book) shows clearly that the engine of American foreign policy has typically been fueled not by a devotion to any kind of morality, nor even simple decency, but rather, by the necessity to serve other masters, which can be broken down to three imperatives: (1) the care and feeding of American corporations; (2) prevention the rise of any society that might serve as a successful example of an alternative to the capitalist model; and (3)expanding the empire: establishing political, economic, and military hegemony over as much of the globe as possible."
"The "Humanitarian bombing" of Yugoslavia in 1999, which many of the left swallowed without gagging, or the liberation of Iraq in 2003, which most on the left saw through, but most Americans did not at first, are two recent examples of the idea of United Staten "altruism", which has been a recurrent feature of America's love affair with itself. . .
Author Garry Wills has commented on this "altruism". "We believe we can literally "kill them with kindness," moving our guns forward in a seizure of demented charity. It is when America is in her most altruistic mood that other nations better get behind their bunkers."
Almost all Americans "grew up in an environment in which "we learned that thou shall not murder, rape, rob, probably not pay off a public official or cheat on your taxes - but not that there was anything wrong with toppling foreign governments, quashing revolutions, or dropping powerful bombs on foreign people, if it somehow served America's national security."
A small sampling of "radical ramblings" is presented below:
"America is today the leader of a world-wide anti-revolutionary movement in the defense of vested interests. She now stands for what Rome stood for:Rome consistently supported the rich against the poor in all foreign communities that fell under her sway; and, since the poor, so far, have always and everywhere been far more numerous than the rich, Rome's policies made for inequality, for injustice, and for the least happiness of the greatest number."
Arnold Toynbee, 1961.
"Throughout the world, on any given day, a man, woman or child is likely to be displaced, tortured, killed, or "disappeared", at the hands of governments or armed political groups. More often than not, the United States shares the blame."
Amnesty International, 1996
"The U.S. is only menaced because it menaces others. In geopolitics as in physics, there is no action without reaction. . . . There was no 9/11 - I mean that our policies were such that we were going to have a lot of crazy people out there in the Arab world who were going to try to blow us up, because of crimes they feel we committed against them. Any fool could see it coming. And I'm sufficient a fool to have seen it.
"The world needs intelligence and leadership in order to avoid catastrophe, but America can provide neither intelligence nor leadership. America is a lost land where nuclear weapons are in the hands of those who are concerned only with their own power Washington is the enemy of the entire world and encompasses the largest concentration of evil on this planet."
Paul Craig Roberts - former Asst. Secretary of the
Treasury in the administration of President Ronald
Reagan and former Associate Editor of the Wall
"If I were president, I could stop terrorist attacks against the United States in a few days. Permanently. I would first apologize - very publicly and very sincerely - to all the widows and orphans, the impoverished and tortured, and all the many millions of other victims of American imperialism. I would then announce that America's global interventions - including the awful bombings - have come to an end. And I would inform Israel that it is no longer the 51st state of the union but - oddly enough - a foreign country. I would then reduce the military budget by at least 90% and use the savings to pay reparations to the victims. There would be more than enough money. One year's military budget of 330 billion is equal to more that $18,000 an hour for every hour since Jesus Christ was born. That's what I'd do in my first three days in the White House. On the fourth day, I'de be assassinated."
William Blum - author of Rogue State.
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He looks at the notion that 9/11 is explicable only in terms of evil. He cites the Pentagon's own Defense Science Board, which quoted, and contradicted, Bush when it said, "Muslims do not `hate our freedom', but rather they hate our policies." He writes, "This idée fixe - that the rise of anti-American terrorism owes nothing to American policies - in effect postulates an America that is always the aggrieved innocent in a treacherous world, a benign United States government peacefully going about its business but being `provoked' into taking extreme measures to defend its people, its freedom and its democracy."
He writes, "Throughout the period of the Cuban revolution, 1959 to the present, Latin America has witnessed a terrible parade of human rights violations - systematic, routine torture; legions of `disappeared' people; government-supported death squads picking off selected individuals; massacres en masse of peasants, students and other groups, shot down in cold blood. The worst perpetrators of these acts during this period have been the military and associated paramilitary squads of El Salvador, Guatemala, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, Uruguay, Haiti and Honduras. Not even Cuba's worst enemies have made serious charges against the Castro government for any of these violations ..." Now the US state is encouraging Florida-based Cuban anti-communist terrorists to help Venezuelan fascist to overthrow President Chavez.
Blum concludes that, to the US state, "'democracy', at best, or at most, is equated solely with elections and civil liberties. Neither jobs, food or shelter, nor education or health care are part of the equation. Thus, a nation with hordes of hungry, homeless, untended sick, barely literate, unemployed, and/or tortured people, whose loved ones are being disappeared and/or murdered with state connivance, can be said to be living in a `democracy' ... provided that every two years or four years they have the right to go to a designated place and put an X next to the name of one or another individual who promises to relieve their miserable condition, but who will, typically, do virtually nothing of the kind ..."