The leaders of smaller and less industrialised nations are not madmen
(whatever the media claims).
They also are generally better informed than their citizens.
In a war an attacker does not need equal forces compared to the enemy.
The attacker needs a 5-fold local superiority, or better.
No one begins wars without very definite objectives and a quick victory in sight.
If a war with more even military balance erupts,
someone has been mislead and walked into a trap
(usually arranged by third party).
After the American war of Independence (1776-1779),
and an English challenge to that independence (1812-1814)
no single nation has planned an offensive war against the USA.
It is probable that a strong coalition of Anglo-French-led European
nations planned to split the USA into two states through diplomatic recognition
of the Confederate states possibly followed up by naval blockade embargoing
At that time the British Empire was the strongest naval power,
and the French the second strongest.
The events led, however, into the Civil War (1860-1865)
and due to the Russian intervention 1863 (1863) on the Union’s side,
those European plans were quietly abandoned.
Mexican wars 1819, 1846-48:
Long series of operations, commencing with the annexion of Florida (1819)
and followed by a declaration of independence of Texas from Mexico (1836).
Provocative troop movements near the U.S. southern border
caused an incident which led to war.
(It is said the US built a fortification 150 km inside the Mexican border.)
The annexation of Texas by the USA and the conquest of California,
New Mexico, and nearby territories followed.
Mexico had a weak government at that time, because after Napoleon conquered
Spain (1809) their former colonies soon revolted.
Mexico had been a colony of the Spanish kingdom but now they revolted
and formed a republic. There were a series of revolts, not just one.
Spanish-American war, 1898:
The surprise explosion of the battleship Maine at Havana, Cuba.
255 of the crew died. The Hearst press accused the Spanish,
claiming that the explosion was caused by a remote-controlled mine.
The USA declared war on Spain,
and conquered Philippines, Guam and Cuba.
Subsequent investigations revealed that the explosion originated
inside the Maine and that it was either an accident, such as a coal explosion,
or some type of time bomb inside the battleship.
Divers investigating the shipwreck found that the armour plates of the ship
were blown bending outwards, not inwards.
World War I, 1914-1918:
A U-boat torpedo hit ocean liner Lusitania near
Britain and some 1200 people, including 128 Americans,
on board lost their lives.
Subsequent investigations revealed that the major explosions
were inside the Lusitania,
as it was secretly transporting 6 million pounds of artillery shells
and rifle ammunition, as well as other explosives
on behalf of Morgan banking corporation to help their clients,
the Britain and the France.
It was against US laws to transport war materials and passengers
in the same ship.
World War 2, 1939-1945:
A U-boat torpedo hit the ocean liner Athenia near Britain
with some 1100 passengers, of which 311 were Americans.
The sea was calm and only 118 people on board lost their lives.
The ship was sunk because it behaved like a military transport,
blackened out and zigzagging.
This incident wasn’t enough to precipitate war,
and the Germans also refused to be provoked by several American acts of war.
Americans confiscated German merchant ships,
and Americans started to support the British with various lend-lease items,
US volunteer pilots joined the RAF
and some RAF pilots were trained in the US,
US gave the British 50 old but usable WW1 destroyers and 20 modern torpedo
boats, tanks, light bombers, fighter aircraft like P-40s and so on.
American destroyers also escorted the convoys bound to Britain,
and attacked German U-boats even far away from those convoys.
The US did not maintain a neutral stance
attitude towards the warring nations.
The US naval intelligence, chief of Japan desk planned and suggested
“8 insults”, which should bring Japan into war with the US.
President Roosevelt executed this plan immediately
and also added some other insults, enraging the Japan.
The most serious one was a total blockade of Japanese oil imports,
as agreed between the Americans, British and the Dutch.
FDR also declared an all-out embargo against the Japan and forbade
them the use of Panama canal, impeding Japan’s access to Venezuelan oil.
The Flying Tigers volunteer air group successfully fighting the Japanese
in China with some 90 fairly modern P-40Bs was another effective provocation
that is not generally acknowledged by historical accounts of World War 2,
most of which fail to mention any air combat action prior to 7th December 1941.
But at that time the Japanese had already had lost about 100 military aircraft,
mostly bombers, to the Tigers.
After Pearl Harbor these squadrons were some of the the hardest-hitting ones
in the US service.
The attack on Pearl Harbour followed some 6 months later.
Having broken the Japanese encryption codes,
the Americans knew what was going to happen,
when and where, but the president did not dispatch this information
to Pearl Harbor.
Americans even gave their friends the British 3 Magic decrypting
machines which automatically opened encrypted Japanese military traffic.
But this same information was not available to the commanders of Hawaii.
The movement of the fleet was also visible in the very effective
radio direction finding network. Japan had an alliance with Germany,
and the Germans upheld their promises by declaring the war against the USA
right after the Japanese declaration.
Two scapegoats, the navy commander Admiral Husband Kimmel,
and the army commander Lt. General Walter Short
were found incompetent and demoted as they were allowed to retire.
Short died 1949 and Kimmel 1958.
In 1995, the US Congress re-examined this decision and endorsed it.
Then in 2000 some archive information came to light and
the US Senate passed a resolution stating that both had served in Hawaii
“competently and professionally”.
In 1941 they were denied vital information,
and even on presidential orders purposefully mislead into believing
that the Japanese feet could be expected from the southwest.
These commanders have yet to be rehabilited by the Pentagon.
Korean War, 1950-1953: South Korean incursions
(the Tiger regiment etc.) into North Korea (1949)
led to contrary claims and into war.
The cause of this war propably was covert action involving leaders of Taiwan,
South Korea and the US military-industrial complex
(John Foster Dulles has been mentioned as an organizer of the hostilities.)
After the unpublished hostilities in 1949,
the communist powers were strongly backing North Korea.
Chiang Kai Sek was being abandoned, isolated and falling prey
to the powerful communist Chinese operations.
The right-wing South Korean ruler was expected to loose
The American military-industrial complex went into high gear again,
and huge government orders for equipment were flowing in.
The American-led UN forces had difficult times early in the war,
but after sufficient forces arrived they advanced victoriously
and penetrated deep into the North Korea.
The strong Chino-Russian intervention into the war once
again turned the tides, the Chinese with vast armies on ground,
and the Soviets less visibly with large numbers of aircraft,
nearly costing the UN forces the war.
Finally the front stabilised along the original 38th parallel armistice line.
The war resulted in the death of 3 million Korean Chinese
and the destruction of virtually all of the Korean cities,
and left Taiwan in strong American protection
and South Korea firmly in the hands of the right-wing president
Syngman Rhee. Some 55,000 Americans lost their lives.
“The Tonkin incident”, where American destroyer Maddox
was supposedly attacked twice by three North Vietnamese torpedo boats in
1964 in the Gulf of Tonkin never happened.
What was happening at the time were aggressive South Vietnamese raids
against the North in the same general area.
Huge American presence wasn’t decisive and President Nixon
negotiated a “peace with honour” in 1973.
This war was lost, when North Vietnam finally conquered South Vietnam in 1975.
The Grenadian leader, Maurice Bishop,
favouring the left and having invited Cubans to help build the infrastructure
including by extending the airport to accomodate long range Soviet aircraft,
was deposed and executed in October 19, 1983.
Six days later the US invaded, with the
proffered reason that the
American medical students studying in the Grenada were in danger
due the Cuban presence.
The new leader supported by the US
favoured more traditional values and the right.
War on Drugs:
The war was launched by Richard M Nixon sometime around June 17,1971.
The drug problem was found bad within the army in Viet Nam around 1968
prompting action was required towards the end of the war.
Nowadays it is estimated that the military will never win the War on Drugs.
The street prices of illicit drugs did not change significantly in the USA
despite the military action in foreign drug-producing countries.
The Colombian experience, with local military supported by the US,
has shown that peace is more important than war against drugs.
The Colombians have successfully negotiated some 1000s of guerrilla fighters
back into the society and out of jungle.
This “war” actually seems to be a pretext for military invasions
into less developed countries,
where covert “bad” drug lords on behalf of western intelligence services
are producing drugs into US and first world markets.
This operation produces huge incomes,
generating black budget money for those intelligence services
managing the global drug operations.
The incident between American and Panamanian troops led to invasion.
The leader Noriega was changed and the earlier Carter administration plan
to hand control of the canal over to Panama was cancelled.
The strategic importance of the canal has surpassed any more
just thinking in the US global domination policy.
US-Israeli sponsored war between Iraq and Iran, 1980-1988:
The US has built power bases in the Middle East in Iran starting with
the CIA-organised coup 1953, where Iranian prime minister Mossadeq was
replaced with the Shah of Iran Reza Pahlavi and he by his son
Mohammad Reza Pahlavi.
Iran was equipped with the best western military equipment,
including the American F-14 fighters with Phoenix missiles
and the British Chieftain MBTs.
Unfortunately there was in 1979 a coup of ayatollah Khomeini
replacing the Shah and founding an Islamite nation.
After this, the US warmed up relations with their good Iraqi friend Saddam
Hussein, and started to build a nation capable of challenging the Iran.
Iraq acquired large numbers of effective weapons including factories
able to produce older versions of gas warfare agents.
These would later be called WMDs, which of course they were not,
being the WW1-vintage weapons.
The war broke out and was fought to exhaustion because third-party powers,
especially Israel, were carefully monitoring the power balance
supplying more weapons to the side which seemed to be loosing.
“Too bad they both cannot loose” is how Kissinger evaluated this situation.
Desert Storm (First Gulf war), 1991):
Hussein asked for permission from the US
(via their ambassador April Gillespie)
and got an answer that the US does not care Arab quarrels.
That was a trap, and after Saddam occupied Kuwait, George Bush Sr.
mobilised a coalition of some 40 nations to “liberate Kuwait”
and to smash the recently-built Iraqi military power base.
This also involved a media hoax, where the daughter of Kuwaiti US ambassador
played nurse on TV and testified to “witnessing” Iraqi soldiers
throwing babies out of incubators in Kuwait.
War on Terror:
The war was launched by Bush administration October 2001.
The war was claimed to be the response on terrorism,
especially the 9-11 incidents. Most of the people in the world today know
that these reasons are false and that those events were based on
MIH type (make it happen) inside job.
Enduring Freedom (Afghanistan invasion), 7.10.2001-:
Without any evidence, the former CIA-asset, a Saudi-Arabian Osama bin Laden
was claimed to be the mastermind behind the 9/11 strikes at the WTC
and the Pentagon. Such a complex operation, if actually executed
which it was not, in this case would be much beyond the capabilities
of anything in Afghanistan.
Only some top ten intelligence services in the world could
hope to be successful in such an operation involving forgery,
infiltration, living “underground” in a foreign non-Muslim country,
coordination of moves, illegal arms, hi-quality flight training,
accurate aircraft navigation in no-visibility conditions and so on.
Perhaps even less, because the friends of the US
(at that time, still most of the world)
would also have been interested in stopping the attack.
Enduring Justice (Second Gulf war), 20.3.2003-:
later known with less irony as Operation Iraqi Freedom
The claimed reason of the attack was that Iraq was a clear and present
danger to the US with wmd’s available within less than an hour after the
decision to assemble them has been made. Since no wmd’s were found,
and after the Iraqi also scrapped some 800 long range Scud style missiles
before the US coalition attack, the reason for the invasion was changed
into “bringing the democracy into Iraq”.
Why the Pearl Harbor took place
Robert B. Stinnett: Day of Deceit: the Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor, 2000
Mark Emerson Wiley: Pearl Harbour – mother of all conspiracies
Cordell Hull’s Ultimatum to Japan
What the US usually knew in advance (books)
Fredrick W. Winterbotham: The Ultra secret, 1974
Bradley F. Smith: The Ultra-Magic Deals, 1992
F.H.Hinsley: British Intelligence in the WW2 (4 large volumes), 1988
How to create innocent-looking wars
How wars are made
Especially these items: World War 1, World War 2, Korean War, The Vietnam War
How to create distant future wars
The Best Enemy Money Can Buy
by Antony C. Sutton
Wall Street and the Bolshevik Revolution
by Antony C. Sutton
Wall Street and the Rise of Hitler
by Antony C. Sutton
The out-of-print book:
From Major Jordan’s Diaries
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