By F. William Engdahl
In case you learn The misplaced Hegemon you can find out:
How the Pentagon and CIA use radical Islam as an tool to regulate global energy
the genuine background of al Qaeda and its successor Islamic State
How Washington backs a loss of life cult referred to as Muslim Brotherhood to regulate global oil
the true heritage to ‘Holy conflict’ in China and Russia
Why the US-ISIS approach can't succeed
Europe and the West face a social difficulty as a brutal battle in Syria has unfold around the globe. The ISIS, often referred to as Islamic country erupted violently onto the realm level in 2014 proclaiming its goal to create an international Caliphate. struggle and terror in Syria have created a big refugee problem throughout Europe. In autumn 2015 Russia was once invited to assist defeat ISIS in Syria. That Russian army motion signaled a brand new period in worldwide politics. Washington now not ruled the army global. the realm was once ineluctably relocating in the direction of a brand new international battle, one claiming to have faith at its center. Islam used to be being instrumentalized as a weapon of battle, yet via whom? Few requested who used to be at the back of the IS terror or Al Qaeda. For that it'd be useful glance again to the 1950’s and the start of a brand new American intelligence supplier and their ties to the key Muslim Brotherhood. What emerges is an image so brilliant few may possibly think.
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The aim was to foster permanent instability that would justify permanent US military presence, a presence that could stir the hornet’s nest of hatreds at any time. In May 2011, several years after leaving Washington, Rumsfeld delivered a speech on the War on Terrorism to an influential organization of right-wing Christian Fundamentalists called the Council of National Policy. He said, “We are going to have to be willing to engage in the battle of ideas. . ” Steele, a US Special Forces veteran, was called to help organize paramilitary groups in Iraq.
In May 2011, several years after leaving Washington, Rumsfeld delivered a speech on the War on Terrorism to an influential organization of right-wing Christian Fundamentalists called the Council of National Policy. He said, “We are going to have to be willing to engage in the battle of ideas. . ” Steele, a US Special Forces veteran, was called to help organize paramilitary groups in Iraq. At the time, the CIA and Pentagon wanted to build up Shi’ite militias in Iraq as a force against secular Ba’ath Party nationalists loyal to Saddam Hussein by allowing them to join Iraqi security and police forces, including a Special Police Commando (SPC).
10 For Mackinder a geopolitical pivot was a unique strategic land base enabling a power to control vast regions. Petraeus introduced methods of irregular warfare, termed earlier by the British as Low Intensity Warfare, into US tactics in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Central Asia, first as head of Central Command and second as Director of the CIA, until he was forced to resign around a sex affair in November 2012. ” The essence was that the orchestrating intelligence agency or military occupying force, whether the British Army in Kenya in the 1950s against the Mau Mau rebellion or the CIA in Afghanistan, effectively controlled the actions of both sides in an internal conflict.