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A First Time . . . for everything ?

Thursday, September 27th, 2012
Power of Prophecy

Dear Friend,

According to the Foreign Policy Journal, all sixteen U.S. intelligence agencies have drafted an amazing 82-page classified report entitled “Preparing for a Post Israel Middle East.” This report concludes that Zionist Israel is the greatest single threat to American security. It further states that Israel is wickedly “out of touch with the political, military, and economic reality of the Middle East.” Is America’s financial and military support of Israel sustainable? Is Israel a rogue, criminal state? The answers to these questions and much more valuable information is available in this month’s Power of Prophecy Newsletter.

All God’s Best,

Jerry Barrett


Israel’s Netanyahu and the Jewish Neocons in America Vow Revenge

Hell hath no fury like a Zionist Jew scorned. O.K. that’s not quite the way the famous author, William Congreve (The Mourning Bride, 1697), put it. But it’s still an accurate observation. The arrogant Jews in Israel and America are so used to getting their way that when, finally, they are refused and told “No!,” they go absolutely wild in anger and disbelief.

Well, it finally happened…again. The last time these jackals from hell were told “No” was in 1963, when President John F. Kennedy informed Israel’s puffed-up buffoon of a Prime Minister, David Ben Gurion that, “No! The United States will not allow Israel to have nuclear bombs.” That refusal ended rather badly for the courageous U.S. chief executive. The Jews’ Mossad, working in league with reprobate Vice President Lyndon Johnson, J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI, and other traitorous killers, splattered JFK’s head and brain with the crack of snipers’ rifles aimed from several locations in the heart of Dallas, Texas.

U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, refuses to be a toady of the Zionists. America’s military finally is standing up for America against the bluffs and threats of the powerful neo-con Jewish Lobby in Washington, D.C. (Click image to enlarge the article)

All sixteen U.S. intelligence agencies concur in an authoritative new report that brands Israel an “illegal, criminal, and immoral” rogue state guilty of rampant terrorism, belligerence, racism, and genocide. The report recommends the United States discontinue the giving of billions in U.S. foreign aid and armaments to the Zionist State.

U.S. Intelligence Community Warns That Israel is a “Rogue State”

Now comes yet another dramatic moment in American and Israeli history. According to the authoritative Foreign Policy Journal, all sixteen U.S. intelligence agencies, including the CIA, the DEA, the NSA, the FBI, and others—have drafted an amazing, 82-page classified report entitled “Preparing for a Post Israel Middle East.” Currently being reviewed by the White House and by key Congressional leaders, the report brilliantly analyzes geo-politics and economics in the Middle East and globally. It concludes that Zionist Israel is the greatest single threat to American security and to the American economy.

Israel Cannot Be Salvaged

Among its many startling deductions is the report’s cogent analysis that “Israel, given its current brutal occupation and belligerence, cannot be salvaged.” It further states that Israel is wickedly “out of touch with the political, military, and economic realities of the Middle East.”

Astonishing is that the well-documented report establishes that Israel consistently carries out spy activities in opposition to U.S. national interests and that it is recognized by almost every nation on earth as a militant, bloody aggressor. The overwhelming majority of people everywhere firmly believe that Israel’s brutal and oppressive occupation of Palestine and its unarmed civilian population is “illegal and immoral.”

Moreover, the unprecedented intelligence report issued by all sixteen U.S. intelligence agencies says that America’s financial and military support of Israel and its wars and occupation is neither sustainable nor desirable, and conflicts with America’s own national interests. For example, it reveals that Israel has constantly lied over and over exaggerating the nuclear capabilities of its hated foe, Iran. In fact, the U.S. intelligence community finds that Iran has no nuclear bombs and is not developing nuclear weapons.

Israel’s “Rampant and Violent Racism”

The report notes, too, Israel’s “rampant and violent racism” and bigotry against other nations and peoples. Moreover, Israel’s occupation of Palestine and crimes committed against the innocent constitute genocidal conduct which is anathema to international law.

Israel Unworthy of U.S. Support

In sum, Israel is labeled by the report a “rogue, criminal state” unworthy and undeserving of U.S. financial and diplomatic support. The ripples caused by the 82-page report are spreading far and wide. The Israeli lobby has obtained copies of the draft from their Sayanim spies, traitors to the United States like U.S. Senators Charles Schumer and John McCain, Congressman Eric Cantor, and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Reportedly, Israel’s Prime Minister, the belligerent and bellicose Benjamin Netanyahu, is boiling with anger. He and the Jewish neocons in the U.S.A. are plotting revenge against the report’s authors. Especially in their gunsights are General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon, and President Barack Obama. Said the head of Israel’s Knesset (Parliament): “How dare Obama turn against us after all we Jews have done for him.”

Sayanim Spies Cited As a Threat to U.S.

Interestingly, one of the areas mentioned in the report is the widespread spying by Israel-firsters and Zionist saboteurs. It calls their efforts “gross interference in the internal affairs of the United States.” The report notes that Israel and the Zionists have more than sixty “front organizations” active in these Sayanim spying efforts and that, in the U.S., “there are approximately 7,500 U.S. officials who do Israel’s bidding.”

The magnitude of Zionist Israel spying and interference in U.S. affairs seemingly even excels that of spies associated with the Soviet Union and Red China in their heyday. Maybe what we need is a modern-day Senator Joseph McCarthy to step forth and expose these dangerous anti-American Zionist agents. Their ranks, notably, include not only the many Zionist spies in public office but also thousands of Sayanim agents in the mainstream media, on Wall Street, in industry, and in academia.

America is literally bursting at its seams with Zionist sympathizers, lobbyists, and spies who prefer Israel over America and would sell out their home country in a Tel Aviv moment if the tyrannical rabbis of Israel asked them to do so.

Mitt Romney, pictured here in Israel with Jewish Congresswoman, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, has been a covert agent of the Israeli government since his graduation from college. Romney and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are “brothers” of the Masonic Lodge and for years worked side-by-side in a “consulting company” in Boston reputed to be an Israeli front organization.

Mitt Romney A Covert Sayanim Israeli Agent

Of course, one of the most dangerous of all Sayanim agents is Governor Mitt Romney, nominated by the Republican Party for President. Some believe that his Bain Capital group was and is an Israeli front. Meanwhile, Bain’s media branch, Clear Channel Communications, from where Zio-fanatics like Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham, and Michael Savage spout their venomous warmongering, pro-Israeli propaganda, is nothing less than a Zionist Fifth Column spy front. How many Americans know that these popular neo-con media personalities are actually well-paid Zionist puppets and mouthpieces?

These many Sayanim agents are this very moment working hard to have the new draft intelligence report trashed, so that it will never see the light of day. They fear that if its potent contents are released for public review, the ground under their feet may shift significantly. The ordinary American citizen will finally see in a clear, accurate and much different light what Zionism stands for and what kind of ungodly and bloody, aggressive, theocratic state Israel really is.

Mitt Romney: Chosen by America’s Foreign Enemy, Israel

The Zionists among us and the Israeli politicians and chief rabbis do not want Americans to read this documented report or become privy to its tenets. They intend to postpone its release until January 20th, when their chosen man, Mitt Romney, is inaugurated as the new U.S.A. President. Romney has promised his friend Netanyahu that as soon as he has taken the oath of office, he will permanently bury the report.

That is why Mitt Romney flew to Israel recently, in the very midst of his busy political campaign. In Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Romney met with Prime Minister Netanyahu, with high rabbis, and with the Masonic Lodge elite of Israel. Romney pledged to them that if they would use their Jewish lobby and billions of campaign dollars to “throw Barack Obama under the bus” (abandon him and cut off his media and financial support), he, Romney would do four things for Israel:

  • First, kill this 82-page report, “Preparing for a Post Israel Middle East.”
  • Second, shower Israel with tens of billions more U.S. dollars in aid money, not to be repaid.
  • Third, provide Israel with new high-tech weapons systems, including electronic mind control systems, laser weapons, improved nuclear bombs, IRBM and ICBM capability, and long-range bomber aircraft refueling tankers. These would make tiny Israel invulnerable. The weapons would be the “bully” sticks the Jews could use to rule the Middle East and even to threaten Russia and Europe.
  • Fourth, U.S. forces will invade Iran, attacking Tehran’s military installations, with U.S. nuclear bombs if need be.

Romney and Mormon Church in Opposition to U.S. National Interests

The truth is that Mitt Romney is a covert Israeli agent. His Mormon Church’s official doctrine encourages his anti-American defection by proclaiming its members to be of the 12 tribes of Israel. That’s right—the Church of Mormon claims it is the tribes of Ephraim and Manassas. It is therefore a Judaic cult hostile to the U.S.A. and to America’s national interests.

Mitt Romney’s traitorous activities should not go unpunished. I hereby demand that Romney and his pro-Israel cabal of Zionist spies be investigated for the crime of giving material aid and comfort to America’s enemy, Israel. Moreover, I hereby demand that the law enforcement agencies of the federal government and several states initiate a criminal investigation of Mitt Romney’s shadowy Bain and Co. The Chairman of the Board of Bain is none other than a former Mossad agent, Orit Gadiesh, an Israeli citizen, again confirming Romney’s longstanding Mossad connections.

If the Israeli spies and saboteurs inside the U.S.A. are not quickly outed and investigated, we are going to lose our once great nation. We must move at once to investigate their crimes and remove each and every one from their perch of high trust.

Time is of the Essence

Let the new study report commissioned by the U.S. intelligence community and endorsed by General Martin Dempsey, the courageous Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, be the guide and impetus for our efforts. And remember, dear friends, if we wait and delay until January 20, 2013, it may be too late. A man who serves a foreign power and has a life-long history of subversion and sabotage of America’s foreign and domestic policy may, on that day, be making his inaugural address in Washington, D.C.

If that tragic and unfortunate event were to occur, we and our nation will be in deep and dire trouble. Blood, war, and the disintegration of America by traitors to our flag will be at hand.

Then, you and I will become as the Palestinians are today. We shall be slaves of a cruel and heartless nation and people, psychopaths who actually believe the satanic lie that they are men-gods while you and I, they teach, are but goyim (cattle) fit for destruction.

“We hold these truths to be self-evident …”

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

The Anti-Empire Report
September 1st, 2012
by William Blum

“We pledge allegiance to the republic for which America stands and not to its empire for which it is now suffering.” 1

Louis XVI needed a revolution, Napoleon needed two historic military defeats, the Spanish Empire in the New World needed multiple revolutions, the Russian Czar needed a communist revolution, the Austro-Hungarian and Ottoman Empires needed World War I, the Third Reich needed World War II, the Land of the Rising Sun needed two atomic bombs, the Portuguese Empire in Africa needed a military coup at home. What will the American Empire need?

Perhaps losing the long-held admiration and support of one group of people after another, one country after another, as the empire’s wars, bombings, occupations, torture, and lies eat away at the facade of a beloved and legendary “America”; an empire unlike any other in history, that has intervened seriously and grievously, in war and in peace, in most countries on the planet, as it preached to the world that the American Way of Life was a shining example for all humanity and that America above all was needed to lead the world.

The Wikileaks documents and videos have provided one humiliation after another … lies exposed, political manipulations revealed, gross hypocrisies, murders in cold blood, … followed by the torture of Bradley Manning and the persecution of Julian Assange. Washington calls the revelations “threats to national security”, but the world can well see it’s simply plain old embarrassment. Manning’s defense attorneys have asked the military court on several occasions to specify the exact harm done to national security. The court has never given an answer. If hell hath no fury like a woman scorned, consider an empire embarrassed.

And we now have the international soap opera, L’Affaire Assange, starring Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, Ecuador, and Julian Assange. The United States’ neo-colonies of Sweden (an active warring member of NATO in all but name) and the United Kingdom (with its “special relationship” to the United States) know what is expected of them to earn a pat on the head from their Washington uncle. We can infer that Sweden has no legitimate reason to demand the extradition of Julian Assange from London from the fact that it has repeatedly refused offers to question Assange in the UK and repeatedly refused to explain why it has refused to do so.

The Brits, under “immense pressure from the Obama administration”, as reported to former British ambassador Craig Murray by the UK Foreign Office,2 threatened, in a letter to the Ecuadoran government, to raid the Ecuadoran embassy in London to snatch Assange — “[You] should be aware that there is a legal basis in the United Kingdom, the Diplomatic and Consular Premises Act of 1987, which would allow us to take action to arrest Mr. Assange in the existing facilities of the embassy”. Over the August 18 weekend the London police actually made their way into the building’s internal fire escape, coming within a few feet of Assange’s room, as he could hear. The law cited by the Brits is, of course, their own law, one not necessarily with any international standing.

The UK has now formally withdrawn its threat against the embassy, probably the result of much international indignation toward Her Majesty’s Government. The worldwide asylum system would fall apart if the nation granting the asylum were punished for it. In this violent world of terrorists, imperialists, and other dreadfuls it’s comforting to know that an old fashioned value like political asylum can still be honored.

A look back at some US and UK behavior in regard to embassies and political asylum is both interesting and revealing:

In 1954, when the United States overthrew the democratically-elected social democrat Jacobo Arbenz in Guatemala and replaced him with a military government headed by Col. Carlos Castillo Armas, many Guatemalans took refuge in foreign embassies. US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles insisted that the new Guatemalan government raid those embassies and arrest those individuals, whom he referred to as “communists”. But Castillo Armas refused to accede to Dulles’ wishes on this issue. Stephen Schlesinger and Stephen Kinzer, in their comprehensive history of the coup,3 state:

“In the end, Castillo Armas disregarded Dulles’ suggestions. He himself was a product of the widespread belief in Latin America that embassy asylum and safe-conduct passes were a fair resolution to political conflicts. Virtually every politically active Guatemalan, including Castillo Armas, had sought political asylum in an embassy at one time or another and had obtained safe conduct from the government. Dulles’ suggestion for a ‘modification’ of the asylum doctrine was not even popular within the American Embassy.”

It should be noted that one of those who sought asylum in the Argentine Embassy in Guatemala was a 25-year-old Argentine doctor named Ernesto “Che” Guevara.

Baltasar Garzon, the Spanish judge who is one of Assange’s lawyers, came to international attention in 1998 when he indicted former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet while he was in England. But the British declined to send Pinochet to Spain to face the indictment, in effect giving him political asylum, and allowed this proverbial mass murderer and torturer to walk free and eventually return to Chile. Julian Assange, not charged or found guilty of anything, is a de facto prisoner of the UK; while the New York Times and the BBC and the numerous other media giants, who did just what Assange did by publishing Wikileaks articles and broadcasting Wikileaks videos, walk free.

This past April, Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng escaped house arrest in China and took refuge at the American Embassy in Beijing, sparking diplomatic tension between the two countries. But the “authoritarian” Chinese government did not threaten to enter the American Embassy to arrest Chen and soon allowed him to accept an American offer of safe passage to US soil. How will Julian Assange ever obtain safe passage to Ecuador?

In August 1989, while the Cold War still prevailed many East Germans crossed into fellow-Soviet-bloc state Czechoslovakia and were granted political asylum in the West German embassy. How would the United States — which has not said a word against the British threat to invade the Ecuadoran embassy — have reacted if the East Germans or the Czechs had raided the West German embassy or blocked the East Germans from leaving it? As matters turned out, West Germany took the refugee-seekers to West Germany by train without being impeded by the Soviet bloc. A few months later, the weaker “Evil Empire” collapsed, leaving the entire playing field, known as the world, to the stronger “Evil Empire”, which has been on belligerence autopilot ever since.

In 1986, after the French government refused the use of its air space to US warplanes headed for a bombing raid on Libya, the planes were forced to take another, longer route. When they reached Libya they bombed so close to the French embassy that the building was damaged and all communication links were disabled.4

In 1999, NATO (aka the USA), purposely (sic) bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia.5

After Assange took refuge in the Ecuadoran embassy and was granted asylum by the South American country, the US State Department declared: “The United States is not a party to the 1954 OAS [Organization of American States] Convention on Diplomatic Asylum and does not recognize the concept of diplomatic asylum as a matter of international law.”6

Ecuador called for a meeting at the OAS of the foreign ministers of member countries to discuss the whole situation. The United States opposed the request. For Washington the issue was simple: The UK obeys international law and extradites Assange to Sweden. (And then, chuckle-chuckle, Sweden sends the bastard to us.) End of discussion. Washington did not want the issue blown up and prolonged any further. But of the 26 nations voting at the OAS only three voted against the meeting: The US, Canada, and Trinidad & Tobago; perhaps another example of what was mentioned above about a dying empire losing the long-held admiration and support of one country after another.

The price Ecuador may pay for its courage … Washington Post editorial, June 20, 2012:
“There is one potential check on [Ecuadoran president Rafael] Correa’s ambitions. The U.S. ’empire’ he professes to despise happens to grant Ecuador (which uses the dollar as its currency) special trade preferences that allow it to export many goods duty-free. A full third of Ecuadoran foreign sales ($10 billion in 2011) go to the United States, supporting some 400,000 jobs in a country of 14 million people. Those preferences come up for renewal by Congress early next year. If Mr. Correa seeks to appoint himself America’s chief Latin American enemy and Julian Assange’s protector between now and then, it’s not hard to imagine the outcome.”

On several occasions President Obama, when pressed to investigate Bush and Cheney for war crimes, has declared: “I prefer to look forward rather than backwards”. Picture a defendant before a judge asking to be found innocent on such grounds. It simply makes laws, law enforcement, crime, justice, and facts irrelevant. Picture Julian Assange before a military court in Virginia using this argument. Picture the reaction to this by Barack Obama, who has become the leading persecutor of whistleblowers in American history.

Since L’Affaire Assange captured world headlines the United States, as well as the United Kingdom, have on several occasions made statements about the deep-seated international obligation of nations to honor extradition requests from other nations. The United States, however, has a history of ignoring such requests, whether made formally or informally, for persons living in the US who are ideological allies. Here’s a partial sample from recent years:
•    Former Venezuelan president Carlos Andres Perez, whom the Venezuelan government demanded be turned over to stand trial for his role in suppressing riots in 1989. He died in 2010 in Miami. (Associated Press, December 27, 2010)

•    Former Bolivian President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada fled to the United States in 2003 to avoid a trial for the death of about 60 people in La Paz during a military crackdown on demonstrators. In 2008, Bolivia formally served the US government with a request to extradite him back to Bolivia, which was not acceded to. (Associated Press, February 13, 2006; also see his Wikipedia entry)

•    In 2010, a US federal judge denied Argentina’s extradition request for former military officer Roberto Bravo, who was facing 16 murder charges stemming from a 1972 massacre of leftist guerrillas in his homeland. (Associated Press, November 2, 2010)

•    Luis Posada, a Cuban-born citizen of Venezuela, masterminded the bombing of a Cuban airline in 1976, killing 73 civilians. Inasmuch as part of the plotting took place in Venezuela, that government formally asked the United States for his extradition in 2005. But instead of extraditing him, the United States prosecuted him for minor immigration infractions that came to naught. Posada continues to live as a free man in the United States.

•    In 2007 German prosecutors issued arrest warrants for 13 suspected CIA operatives who had abducted German citizen Khaled el-Masri in 2003 and flown him to Afghanistan for interrogation (read torture). The CIA then realized they had kidnapped the wrong man and dumped el-Masri on the side of an Albanian road. Subsequently, the German Justice Minster announced that she would no longer request extradition, citing US refusal to arrest or hand over the agents. (The Guardian (London), January 7, 2011)

•    In November 2009 an Italian judge convicted a CIA Station Chief and 22 other Americans, all but one being CIA operatives, for kidnapping a Muslim cleric, Abu Omar, from the streets of Milan in 2003 and flying him to Egypt for the usual interrogation. All those convicted had left Italy by the time of the judge’s ruling and were thus tried in absentia. In Italy they are considered fugitives. Although there were verdicts, arrest warrants and extradition requests in the case, the Italian government refused to formally forward the requests to their close allies, the Americans; which, in any event, would of course have been futile. (Der Spiegel [Germany] online, December 17, 2010, based on a Wikileaks US cable)

The hidden, obvious, peculiar, fatal, omnipresent bias of American mainstream media concerning US foreign policy:

There are more than 1,400 daily newspapers in the United States. Can you name a single paper, or a single TV network, that was unequivocally opposed to the American wars carried out against Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Yugoslavia, Panama, Grenada, and Vietnam? Or even opposed to any two of these wars? How about one? (I’ve been asking this question for years and so far I’ve gotten only one answer — Someone told me that the Seattle Post-Intelligencer had unequivocally opposed the invasion of Iraq. Can anyone verify that or name another case?)

In 1968, six years into the Vietnam war, the Boston Globe surveyed the editorial positions of 39 leading US papers concerning the war and found that “none advocated a pull-out”.7

Now, can you name an American daily newspaper or TV network that more or less gives any support to any US government ODE (Officially Designated Enemy)? Like Hugo Chávez of Venezuela, Fidel or Raul Castro of Cuba, Bashar al-Assad of Syria, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran, Rafael Correa of Ecuador (even before the current Assange matter), or Evo Morales of Bolivia? I mean that presents the ODE’s point of view in a reasonably fair manner most of the time?  Or any ODE of the recent past like Slobodan Milosevic of Serbia, Moammar Gaddafi of Libya, Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, or Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti?

Who in the mainstream media supports Hamas of Gaza? Or Hezbollah of Lebanon?
Who in the mainstream media is outspokenly critical of Israel’s domestic or foreign policies? And keeps his/her job?
Who in the mainstream media treats Julian Assange or Bradley Manning as the heroes they are?

And this same mainstream media tell us that Cuba, Venezuela, Ecuador, et al. do not have a real opposition media.
The ideology of the American mainstream media is the belief that they don’t have any ideology; they are instead what they call “objective”.
It’s been said that the political spectrum concerning US foreign policy in the America mainstream media “runs the gamut from A to B.”

Long before the Soviet Union broke up, a group of Russian writers touring the United States were astonished to find, after reading the newspapers and watching television, that almost all the opinions on all the vital issues were the same. “In our country,” said one of them, “to get that result we have a dictatorship. We imprison people. We tear out their fingernails. Here you have none of that. How do you do it? What’s the secret?”8

On October 8, 2001, the second day of the US bombing of Afghanistan, the transmitters for the Taliban government’s Radio Shari were bombed and shortly after this the US bombed some 20 regional radio sites. US Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld defended the targeting of these facilities, saying: “Naturally, they cannot be considered to be free media outlets. They are mouthpieces of the Taliban and those harboring terrorists.”9

1.    Sam Smith, editor of the Progressive Review ↩
2.    Craig Murray, “America’s Vassal Acts Decisively and Illegally: Former UK Ambassador”, Information Clearing House, August 16, 2012 ↩
3.    Bitter Fruit: The Untold Story of the American Coup in Guatemala (1982), pp.222-3 ↩
4.    Associated Press, “France Confirms It Denied U.S. Jets Air Space, Says Embassy Damaged”,
April 15, 1986 ↩
5.    William Blum, Rogue State: A Guide to the World’s Only Superpower, pp.308-9 ↩
6.    Josh Rogin, “State Department: The U.S. does not recognize the concept of ‘diplomatic asylum'”, Foreign Policy, August 17, 2012 ↩
7.    Boston Globe, February 18, 1968, p.2-A ↩
8.    John Pilger, New Statesman (London), February 19, 2001 ↩
9.    Index on Censorship (London), October 18, 2001 ↩

William Blum is the author of:
•    Killing Hope: US Military and CIA Interventions Since World War 2
•    Rogue State: A Guide to the World’s Only Superpower
•    West-Bloc Dissident: A Cold War Memoir
•    Freeing the World to Death: Essays on the American Empire
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Tuesday, September 18th, 2012


By Roy Masters
Author of “Hypnotic States of Americans
September 18, 2012

The father of modern confusion, Karl Marx, was once called one of the most evil men of the 20th century (even though he lived and died in the 19th Century). He was the quintessential liberal, code-named political manipulator. He developed a widely used system of deflecting public scrutiny and once taught followers, later called communists, how to confuse opponents. He said, “Accuse people of what you do to them.”

Have you ever caught a wrongdoer in the act and noticed how he instinctively spun the truth around and accused you of the very thing he was doing to you? He gets away Scott free, seemingly. By such means, entire nations are confounded and end up being ruled by those with the darkest minds.

There are a myriad of ways in which we can all be held down by confounding suggestions emanating from every corner of life. We live in the day of clever manipulators, but good is not undone. There also exists a powerful defense against evil’s primary tool, hypnotic suggestion. See the exercise I refer to at the very end of this article.

The most despicable, oft-repeated lie about hypnosis is that one cannot be hypnotized to think what is untrue or to act against one’s own free will. This is simply false. Skilled manipulators have known it forever. The manipulators have guarded this secret carefully, partly by repeating the lie that such influence is impossible. It is not safe to regard hypnosis as a harmless parlor game, or to remain oblivious to how it works.

Without awareness of how hypnotic influence works and how to counter and reduce its influence in oneself and others, even people living in supposedly free societies will become increasingly enslaved to influences largely invisible to them—while simultaneously being hypnotized to regard themselves as free and in charge of their own lives. There is an effective DE-hypnotic countermeasure available. The key is learning to notice and give up resentment of even the tiniest things in the present moment. See the Be Still and Know audio exercise referred to at the very end of this article.

As just one example of manipulative techniques we experience (and perhaps use) all the time, consider the tactic, recommended by Karl Marx in the above quotation, of accusing your victim (or an innocent bystander) of doing what you are doing. This should bring to mind the old adage—“the best defense is a good offense.” Variations of this tactic are often used by criminal psychopaths, as well as in more ordinary human encounters.

Similar suggestions given under any kind of duress carry the equivalent of the destructive force of C-4 explosives, psychologically speaking. Not only are most people living under some form of mental incarceration within families, but entire nations also function as if under a hypnotist’s spell.

Unless an antidote to the posthypnotic effect of grand scale suggestions is found, we are all bound to a life of servitude to other people, medicine and the machine of politics. A huge percentage of Americans have and continue to suffer from some form of life altering bullying.

One would think that researchers, psychiatrists and psychologists, would have seen these principles at work in their practices and found a cure. I strongly suspect they have not found the answer because of their misguided education and the woeful ignorance of the subject of hypnosis. Their pseudo-expertise is not in short supply. Think of the loss of power and money to organized medicine and the pharmaceutical industry if ordinary people fully realized the simple God-given protections already within us all, awaiting discovery and activation. Those who would be powerful work to make others dependent, powerless and miserable. We must realize that there is a countermeasure and a cure–and quickly.

The cure of all implanted behavior is surprisingly simple, requiring an understanding in the living application of just one principle. However, from a personal perspective, as well as a national security one, it will be wise to first explore the antidote’s evil twin.

The 19th century psychologist F. C. Hecker discovered what you are about to read and decided to soft-pedal his finding – with good reason. He discovered the importance of what modern psychologists titled “sympathy,” and stressed the existence of an increased rate of suggestibility in any community led by or inhabited by infected individuals.

As surely as the bubonic plague is contagious, those in close proximity can absorb the unstable mentality of determined manipulators. This causes people to embrace reason and folly, good and evil, as moral equivalents—while diminishing the value of virtue. Hecker was referring to an altered state of consciousness through which the masses could be made docile enough to believe and do anything, all from subtly encountered suggestions.

On a brighter side, it is good to know that no suggestions are permanent unless continuously reinforced. Daily doses of resentment and the close proximity to symbols such as the innocuous appearance of a crucifix around the neck of a passerby might well have the effect of the typical posthypnotic reinforcement for a religious belief system, implanted years ago. Perhaps you can already see the dangerous ground I’m treading. It is possible that you are not really a Christian (or any other persuasion)—but rather a slave of some kind of diabolical imposter that masquerades as the real thing.

You must wake up and get unstuck from the reinforcing effects of suggestions. Severely traumatized people have a difficult time breaking free from the past because of reinforcement in the present. The core of their being has become entwined with the identity of the original hate object. Survival often requires perpetual servitude to vile affections. The problem becomes a fear of rejection, a favorite tease of manipulators. This is the reason why you cannot say no to unreasonable requests.

Hecker compares the similarity of the programmed masses with the first activities of an infant mind, because the behavior of children is based upon imitation. When imitation exists in the highest degree the victim loses all power over will. This occurs as soon as the impression on the senses has become firmly established producing a condition like that of a small animal fascinated by the sight of the serpent. Hecker’s finding places independence of the greater proportion of mankind in a very doubtful light. This is the genius of communism, holding the principles of consensus. It is this forced consensus that demolishes the mind and spirit of the individual. It also supplies the “free thinker” with an identity shaped to social approval or disapproval. Here is where a strange sympathy rises for the perversion of good. The homless are often recipients of such sympathy by do-gooder manipulators.

More allied to a morbid communal sympathy is the diffusion of violent excitements, especially those of religious or political nature. These have so powerfully agitated nations of ancient and modern times that they cause a total loss of power over the will of the people, presenting an actual disease of mind and body.

Russian psychiatrists thoroughly understood the principle of demolishing the collective mind and establishing a morbid sympathy for perversion. This is the mechanism for the transference of the people’s loyalty from their own common sense to those perverts in power.

Describing this pernicious trait is one thing, but fixing it is quite another. Hecker wrote, “Far be it from us to attempt to awaken all the various tones of this cord, whose vibrations revealed profound secrets which lie hidden in the innermost recesses of the soul. We might well want power adequate for so vast an undertaking.”

It has long been known that any excitement of an emotional nature, such as found at rock concerts or highly charged religious preaching, can hypnotically transform loyalties and induce the very transference described herein. The deadliest shocks are those delivered through deprivation, extreme violence, and a history of confusion and injustice. Historical tyrants like Stalin and Hitler have no corner on this market. Parents can play this game.

Injustice is the deadliest weapon of mass destruction. It can penetrate and plant suggestion deeply into the soul, below the level of consciousness. The greater the injustice the more surely the sympathy, and then the suggestibility to the adversary is guaranteed. Notice how a drunken father is hated by his wife and later his children. The injustice of his drunkenness creates a hate in the wife. She often embellishes the harm done to her and gains the sympathy of her children. Once that sympathy is resident, mom now has power to plant any suggestions she wants, even to suggest that they will become like their father.

Once an impression is made, the victim is destined to surrender his will to those who know how to “press buttons.” Those who understand the use of this dark art have a kind of addiction to the effortless power granted by the victims of past conditioning. It is the resentful reaction of the victim that empowers the manipulator.

There are two places where predators live. First they are on the outside then they get inside your head, by virtue of your angry reactions and resentments. Struggling against the images in your mind has exactly the same effect as struggling with a real person, causing burnout and surrender.

Externally conditioned people with little identity of their own have a desperate need to be serviced by their corrupters. Buy a Paul McCartney concert ticket and you are cooked. Such people tend to recreate and then rearrange the circumstances of their childhood, their marriage, and all that is equivalent to self-induced, posthypnotic suggestion. Most people in the world exist in this altered state of consciousness, established by and sustained through stress; yes, just stress will keep everything alive. What gives stress it’s power over you is your resentful reaction to it.

Life and culture have become hypnotic. The very pressures of life exert a sustaining hypnotic influence on us all. Every race, color and creed tends to defend this particular existence against other cultures, to its death. It is black against white, old against young, class warfare, husband against wife. It’s all a matter of with whom we identify.

Right or wrong, the ground of our being becomes not out of our common humanity, but rather the familiar customs, country, language and borders. And so, by chance of birth, we all forget who we really are and who originally created us in his image.

We completely forget the paradise that might have been, all lost in the wind of suggestion induced conditioning. Were it not for our petty loyalties, we would all be united as brothers and sisters beneath our skins. There are thousands of pathologies caused by religion, politics and medicine, to say nothing of those caused by just plain meanness. There is, however, one kind of human being that tyrants, big and small, fear. They tremble in the presence of the natural faith, shining through nearly every child. Children are the targets of search and destroy missions from the day they come into the world.

In a free society like America, we have been misshaped by those destructive and demoralizing influences of family, school and lots of television. If this is not remedied quickly, we shall lose all our liberties. What great armies could not do, we do to ourselves by clinging to suggestions and culture. Our forget-me-not culture makes it impossible for us to believe and do anything, no matter how insane. Has it happened to you? Has rage transferred your loyalties from yourself to your smiling tormentors? In your rebellion you are running away from the pain of conflict to equally dangerous pleasure givers?

You can now be free if you understand this. There is only one good thing that can be said about a slave’s mentality. It is better to face God as a victim of suggestion than face God as the manipulating tormentor. Like Karl Marx, manipulators are far weaker inside than the bully. Hiding this fact from the masses is his entire preoccupation by bullying. Manipulators are usually intelligent, cold type-A males. They have learned to operate just under the radar of most people. Some of them have become evil in an effort to survive. They use evil, not God, to succeed. They hate their own weakness and become skilled in exploiting other people’s weaknesses. They are typically woman haters, knowing that a woman defeated them in childhood. Herein lies their Achilles’ heel.

Fortunately there is nothing in the manipulator, on Earth or in hell that can defeat your objective (i.e., nonresentful) gaze. Because God is God, the manipulator has no real abilities or power except the power he steals from your overreaction. He is 95% nothing, 2% charm and 3% nerves. It is only your resentful belief that he has power, which gives him power. Staring at him from your quiet place is more than enough weapon. If you keep staring, just watching every adjustment he makes or word he speaks will reveal more of his true nature and methods that disturbed him. Therefore be still, you need do nothing else. Do not react and then find that he fights with a shadow. Just sit there and keep staring while the manipulator fools himself in his belief that he controls you.

There are not really many different kinds of mental illness. It’s all the same internal conflicts and disconnects with different experiences guiding the morbid behavior and topology. We must all simply learn how to take charge of our own emotional engines. The gift of common sense is the politics of another dimension. This gifted sense is a threat to those who are asleep. Manipulators are asleep on another level as surely as you are.

The connection of your soul to its parent spirit is their target. Manipulators fear and hate you for one thing; seeing them without resentment. Being exposed as nothings is their greatest nightmare. Being indigenous to this world, these predators instinctively know how to exploit your inherent weakness. In time you will learn the value of faith and gain strength through all you suffer.

The sophisticated principles of the mechanics of hypnosis keep most of the world under its spell. Pity, because hypnosis is snake oil. It is not real power. Hypnosis is merely a form of sleep. Multitudes born into various religious and political dictatorships mindlessly embrace the authority of those who preceded them. But they are all generationally and inherently asleep and will surely reelect the despots of their parents.

Generally speaking, the least stubborn of implanted behaviors tend to lose their force over time as people are left alone to shake off the suggestions and wake up from their stupor.

The missing ingredient to protect our freedom boils down to understanding how daily doses of resentment keep all of our past conditioning alive. Resentful struggle is the equivalent of feeding the problem and makes matters worse. It is like throwing fat on the fire to put it out. Resentful struggle will not help you overcome your problem, but will cause you to sink more quickly into an emotional swamp that will bury you. To struggle resentfully means to cooperate with the cause of your destruction. You need to first become free from resentment.

Deep down, every human soul everywhere has a healthy aspiration to breathe free and lead the blessed life that becomes fully possible only when resentment is dropped, and entanglement with the age-old game ends. Stepping out of the game, and becoming free from its tug, is the first and most indispensable freedom each of us must find. And each person can find it without anyone else’s permission, wherever they are, under whatsoever government they now live. The other difficulties will resolve with surprising ease, though not without pain, conflict and sacrifice, once enough people find this key and begin living without resentment.

To free yourself from the state where neither rebellion nor conformity helps, you must learn to deal properly, without resentment, to pressures of any kind. My Be Still and Know meditation exercise shows you how to do this and helps you practice remaining in the proper state. You can get a copy at or by calling 800-877-3227.

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The time has come . . . for we the people to . . .

Sunday, September 16th, 2012

Sixteen U.S. Intelligence Agencies, the Pentagon, and U.S. President Barack Obama Tell the Jews “NO!”—Israel’s Netanyahu and the Jewish Neocons in America Vow Revenge

Hello to an unusual surprise,

It is important to our purpose at “Dare The Future” that we repost articles by various writers who present valuable information about human survival on planet Earth.

It may seem unusual for this web site to alert readers to the remarks of a US General, as our focus of concern for the future of humanity.

We came upon an analysis that truly deserves the attention of all of our readers.  If you are reading these words, while on the Internet, you can access the information as an audio presentation on the link listed below.

You will see a description of this week’s audio program about a subject, concerning General Martin Dempsey and the Report by 16 US intelligence sources.

Click where indicated, to hear this week’s astounding program.  Sit back, and listen.

God bless US all.

Will Obama’s drones … come home to roost ?

Thursday, September 13th, 2012

Another post-9/11 holocaust

Predator drones and the murder of innocents
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9/11 truth ? The door is now open !

Wednesday, September 12th, 2012

Crucial information to understand the truth about 9/11 has been offered by Dimitri Khalezov but it has not been allowed to be considered in the PBS TV interviews with Architects and Engineers.  WHY?

Have they been intimidated and fear that their lives may be in danger if they examine this information?  Don’t the people who died in Buildings 1 and 2 deserve the truth?

Dimitri’s presentation of evidence is incontestable.   As a military officer in the USSR, he was specially trained with knowledge and skills that equipped him with official scientific credentials to be selected and authorized by the Government of the Soviet Union to monitor all peaceful uses of thermonuclear power throughout the world.

His official responsibility was to know what is permitted by the US/USSR Treaty agreement that governs the limits of peaceful uses of thermo nuclear power and to report such uses to the USSR government authorities.  The treaty was signed by the USA and the USSR.

In his book and articles, Dimitri explains that after the end of World War 2, the use of thermonuclear power was examined and found to be appropriate for peaceful uses in various applications.  Mining explorations and oil well fire control and earth canal excavation were uses of interest for various industries.  The US and USSR governments were the main possessors of thermonuclear power and both countries created a treaty agreement that established the limits and conditions of using peaceful thermonuclear power to be used only in underground applications.

In the 1980s era, the USSR monitored such uses and enabled Dimitri to know that the US Government had permitted the building departments of New York and Chicago to require contractors who planned to construct skyscraper type buildings to present a feasible method of removing the buildings, in the future.  The Building Departments of both cities accepted the use of the underground thermonuclear controlled demolition method of buildings because it was regarded to be the safest and most economical method to remove the buildings without damaging nearby buildings or endangering people.

The USSR knew that building permits were issued to the construction companies to build the WTC and the Sears skyscraper buildings and install the underground thermonuclear controlled demolition system deep under the foundations of the buildings.

Dimitri explains what went wrong in the demolition of WTC Buildings 1 and 2.  He also explains why the Building 7 demolition was different.

Dimitri explains that the US/USSR treaty agreement limits the power of underground thermonuclear demolition, and Buildings 1 and 2 were too tall to be completely demolished by the limited amount of power that the treaty permitted to be installed deep beneath the foundations of the three towers.  The power that had been installed under Building 7 was the same as under Buildings 1 and 2 and was adequate to completely pulverize Building 7 into microscopic dust, but that power was not sufficient to pulverize the taller Buildings 1 and 2 completely.  He explains all of this in his book, which is available free on the internet, as is listed below.

The real mystery seems to be why members of the Association of Architects/ Engineers have not been willing to discuss the thermonuclear demolition method of the WTC buildings.

Could the Peaceful Thermonuclear Use Treaty have been changed to allow greater thermonuclear power to be added under Buildings 1 and 2 to achieve the complete demolition of the upper parts of Buildings 1 and 2 into dust, as was achieved in Building 7, which did not fling steel beams horizontally?  Nobody died in the demolition of Building 7.

Some writers have suggested that the demolition of Buildings 1, 2 and 7 were done to avoid the cost of removing all the outlawed asbestos insulation in the WTC buildings. They said the cost to do that would far exceed the value of the buildings.

Some readers might ask if the supposed or actual airplane crashes into WTC Buildings were necessary to collect the insurance that was paid out?

Would an honest, peaceful application of thermonuclear controlled demolition of those buildings have caused President Bush to declare that 19 Arabs had attacked the USA?

It is available at this Internet address:


It will astound you.

9/11 truth … will free we the people … from guilt !

Monday, September 10th, 2012

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9/11: PBS Lets the cat out of the bag

Architects and engineers speak out.

Tomorrow will be the 11th year since the World Trade Center Buildings were destroyed.

President George W Bush and Congress used the 9/11 World Trade Center destruction to falsely accuse Osama bin Laden as the mastermind of the WTC destruction and justify the US invasion and war against Afghanistan as his hideout.   Soon 9/11 was also used to blame terrorists and justify the invasion and war against Iraq.  More than a million innocent people were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan and thousands of US soldiers needlessly died or were wounded in those illegal wars, based on lies.

The US Government’s NIST commission claimed that 19 Arabs had hijacked four US commercial planes, crashing one plane into WTC Building 1 and another plane into WTC Building 2, causing the planes’ kerosene aviation fuels to spill out and explode into fires in each building and cause both of those two buildings to burn and totally collapse at free fall speed.

The TV news services were told that a third plane crashed into the wall of the Pentagon and a fourth plane crashed in a field in Pennsylvania.

The FBI almost immediately provided the news services with pictures of 19 Arab men who supposedly hijacked and flew and crashed those planes. Soon after the pictures of the Arabs were published, half of the supposed dead hijackers were found to be alive, living in Saudi Arabia. No correction was provided by the US Government.

The TV news reported that among the thousands of tons of dust from WTC buildings 1 and 2, an undamaged passport of one of the supposed Arab hijackers was found laying on the ground amidst the debris with its portrait face looking up.

The US government appointed the NIST commission to investigate and report what caused WTC buildings 1 and 2 to collapse but not Building 7.  NIST refused to explain how and why WTC Building 7 had collapsed in a free fall speed; no plane was said to have hit WTC Building 7.

PBS TV had videotaped Mr. Silverstein – the leaseholder of the WTC buildings – while saying he told the fire marshall “to pull” building 7.  Why was Silverstein using that term that meant to bring the building down by controlled demolition?

The NIST committee that was formed by the government to investigate the causes of the destruction falsely claimed that kerosene fires caused buildings 1 and 2 to collapse.

The PBS TV video interviews many architects and engineers who insist that kerosene fire could not have caused the destructions.  The Architects and Engineers association have condemned the Government which allowed the Controlled Demolition company to quickly remove all of the steel building debris and ship it to China to be melted down without any examination of the debris to identify what caused the collapse.

Americans and the people of the world now need to demand that an independent investigation be organized to identify the truth about how and why the World Trade Center buildings 1, 2 and 7 were destroyed.  The contradictions of  the NIST commission and new information suggest surprising truths are available.


The crucial information to understand the truth about 9/11 has been offered by Dimitri Khalezov but has not been allowed to be considered.  It is available at this Internet address:


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Good jobs … are moved offshore … to … !

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Spinning Bad Financial News Into Good

Paul Craig Roberts, Contributor
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Friday’s payroll jobs report says that 96,000 new jobs were created in August and that the unemployment rate (U.3) fell from 8.3% to 8.1%.  As 96,000 new jobs are not enough to keep up with population growth, the decline in the U.3 unemployment rate was caused by 368,000 discouraged job seekers giving up on finding employment and dropping out of the work force as measured by U.3.

Discouraged workers are not included in the U.3 measure of unemployment, which makes the measure useless.  The only purpose of U.3 is to keep bad news out of the news. the U.3 unemployment rate only measures those who have not been discouraged by the inability to find a job and are still actively seeking employment.

The government produces another unemployment measure, U.6, which includes people who have been discouraged by the inability to find a job and have been out of the work force for less than a year.  This measure of unemployment is 14.7%, a number that would get attention if reported.

When the long-term (more than one year) discouraged workers are included, the US unemployment rate is about 22%.  In other words, the real US rate of unemployment is almost three times higher than the reported–headline rate–of 8.1%.  What is the purpose of reporting an unemployment rate that is about one-third the real unemployment rate?  The only answer is deception through Happy News.

Let’s have a look at those 96,000 jobs.  What kind of high-tech, high-income super jobs is “the world’s only superpower, the indispensable nation, the world’s greatest economy and capitalist heaven” creating? The answer is lowly paid third world jobs, which is why there is not and cannot be an economic recovery. All the good jobs have been moved offshore in order to maximize the incomes of the rich.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 28,300 of the 96,000 jobs or 29% are waitresses and bartenders.

Health care and social services, primarily ambulatory health care services and home health care services, provided 21,700 jobs or 22.6% of the jobs.

So, 52% of the new jobs created by the American superpower are lowly paid waitresses, bartenders, practical nurses, and hospital orderlies.

Highly paid manufacturing jobs declined by 15,000.  The incomes lost by these jobs most likely exceed the income gains from the waitresses, bartenders, and hospital orderlies jobs.

Where did the other 46,000 jobs come from?

Formerly, in hard times government employment would expand, but, despite Republican propaganda, not today in today’s mean times. Government (federal, state and local) lost 7,000 jobs.

Professional and business services gained 28,000 jobs, primarily in computer systems design and related services (mainly Indians on H-1B work visas) and management and technical consulting services (mainly former corporate professional employees who now eke out a living by consulting, without pension or health benefits, with their former employers; in other words, they are working the same for less).
These three categories account for 81% of the new jobs.

Where are the remainder?

A few thousand jobs in finance and insurance, jobs that absorb consumer incomes but produce no product. Telephone, cable, water, electricity, and heating produced 8,800 jobs.  Transportation and warehousing to store unsold goods produced 5,700 jobs.  Retail trade, primarily food and beverage stores (alcohol), produced 6,100 jobs.

And there you have it. The “powerful American economy” is an economy that cannot produce its own clothes and shoes, or the manufactured products, including high technology products, that it consumes, or its own energy, all of which it imports by issuing more debt.

The “great hegemonic American economy” is on the verge of total collapse, because the only way it can pay for the imports that sustain it is by issuing more debt and printing more money.  Once the debt and money creation undermine the dollar as world reserve currency, the US will become overnight a third world country, much to the relief of the rest of the world.

Last week Mr. Draghi, the head of the European Central Bank, announced for propaganda purposes that the ECB would buy up the sovereign debt of the troubled EU member governments if, and only if, the assisted member governments agreed to the conditionality that would be imposed.

In other words, Draghi told Greece, Spain, and italy that the ECB will buy your bonds if you do what we tell you. Draghi’s conditions are a combination of austerity on the countries’ populations and the surrender of the countries’ financial sovereignty.  Since the troubled debtor countries already had that option, Draghi’s scheme doesn’t change anything.  However, the NY StockExchange used Draghi’s announcement to gin up day-trading profits.

Draghi says that the money that the ECB will pour into purchasing Greek, Italian and Spanish bonds will be offset by draining reserves from the European banking system, hardly a helpful operation to stressed banks and European recession.

It is difficult to image worse news than Draghi’s.  Yet, stock markets rose. This result is more evidence that financial markets are not to be trusted.

But you will never, ever, hear this fact from the financial press.

A financial system based on lies and deceptions cannot forever last.

This article first appeared at Paul Craig Roberts’ new website Institute For Political Economy.   Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and associate editor of the Wall Street Journal.  He was columnist for Business Week, Scripps Howard News Service, and Creators Syndicate.  He has had many university appointments.  His Internet columns have attracted a worldwide following.  Donations to Paul Craig Roberts are much appreciated.

Wow! The Non-Aligned Movement … Is In Order !

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Iran’s Strategic Diplomatic Victory over the Washington-Israeli Axis: Its Larger Political Consequences

James Petras September 7, 2012 8

Both in terms of form and content the NAM meeting highlighted the superiority of Iran ’s diplomacy over and against Washington ’s bellicose posturing and improvised diversionary tactics.

By James Petras



Iran chaired, hosted and led the recently rejuvenated Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) meeting in Teheran, attended by delegates from 120 countries, including 31 heads of state and 29 foreign secretaries of state. Even the United Nations General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon, notorious mouthpiece of Washington , felt obligated to address, a forum attended by two-thirds of the member countries of the UN, despite State Department and Israeli objections. Any objective evaluation of the meeting, its venue, the attendance, resolutions and political impact leads to one paramount conclusion:  the NAM meeting was a strategic diplomatic victory for Iran and a major defeat for the US , Israel and the European Union.  The entire US-Israeli-EU diplomatic and propaganda effort to isolate and stigmatize Iran , especially over the past decade, was shredded.

The Politics of Attendance

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) welcomes Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (C) at the Presidential Palace in Tehran, Iran, 29 August 2012. Singh is in Tehran to attend the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit and also hold talks with Iranian leaders on bilateral trade and regional issues. Credit: EPA

Attendance by representatives of 120 countries demonstrates that Iran is not a ‘pariah state’; it is an accepted member of the international community.The presence of 60 heads of state and foreign secretaries demonstrates that Iran is considered a noteworthy and significant political actor, not a “terrorist state” to be isolated and shunned.  The proceedings, debates and discussions among and between the delegates and Iranian leaders convinced those attending that Teheran gives primacy to reasonable dialogue in resolving international conflicts.

Both in terms of form and content the NAM meeting highlighted the superiority of Iran ’s diplomacy over and against Washington ’s bellicose posturing and improvised diversionary tactics.  The fact that the meeting took place in Teheran, that Iran was elected chair, that a major part of the NAM agenda and subsequent resolutions coincided with Iran’s democratic foreign policy, highlights Washington’s policy failures and its isolation on issues of major concern to the larger international community.  Pandering to the domestic Zionist power configuration has a high cost in the sphere of international politics.

NAM Resolutions:  Iran versus Washington – Israel

The centerpiece of US and Israeli strategic policy has been to claim that Iran ’s nuclear program including the enrichment of uranium, are a threat to world peace and in particular to Israel and the Gulf states .  The NAM meeting repudiated that position, affirming Iran ’s right to develop a peaceful nuclear program including the enrichment of uranium.  NAM rejected western sanctions against Iran and other countries.  In fact many of the leading members, including India , brought delegations of business executives in pursuit of new economic contracts.

Iran certainly mounted an extravagant show for the high-ranking delegations from 120 nations as it sought to demonstrate it was engaged with the world, not isolated from it. — THE CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR declared its support for a nuclear free Middle East and called for an independent Palestinian state based on 1969 borders with Jerusalem as its capital, in total repudiation of Washington ’s unconditional support of the nuclear armed Jewish state.

NAM rejected Egyptian Prime Minister Morsi’s proposal to support the Western backed armed mercenaries invading Syria, major blow to Washington’s effort to secure international support for regime change.  NAM unanimously approved several resolutions which affirmed its anti-imperialist principles in direct opposition to US imperial positions:  it rejected the US blockade of Cuba; it affirmed Argentine sovereignty of the Malvinas Islands (dubbed the ‘Falklands’ by Anglo-American pundits); it opposed the Paraguayan coup; it supported Ecuador in its dispute with Great Britain on asylum for Assange; it selected Venezuela as the site for the next NAM meeting; it rejected terrorism in all of its  forms and modalities, including the state sponsored variant.

Western Propaganda Media:  Self Serving Diversions

The resounding diplomatic successes of the Iranian hosts of the NAM meeting were countered by a mass media blitz directed at diverting attention to relatively marginal events.  The Financial and New York Times, the BBC and the Washington Post featured a speech by Egyptian Prime Minister Morsi calling for NAM support for the Western backed armed mercenaries invading Syria. The media omitted mentioning that no delegation took up his proposal.  NAM not only ignored Morsi but unanimously approved a resolution opposing western intervention and affirming the right of self-determination, clearly applicable to the case of Syria .

While NAM defended Iran ’s right to develop its peaceful nuclear program, the mass media publicized a dubious “report” authored by US favorite, Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) questioning Iran ’s compliance with his directives. Not surprisingly the report Amano carried no weight in the deliberations of the 130 delegates, given his notoriety as a front-man for Israeli and US pro-war propaganda.

Overall the mass media deliberately ignored or underplayed the resolutions, dialogue and democratic procedures of the NAM meeting in an effort to cover up the enormous political gulf between the US , Israel , the EU and the vast majority of the international community.

Political Impact of the NAM Conference

NAM seriously undermined the images of the Mid-East conflicts which US policymakers and their acolytes in the EU and Gulf States project: the political reality, which came out of the meetings emphasized that it is the US   Israel and the EU who are outside the mainstream international community.  It is the US and EU who lack political allies in the pursuit of colonial wars.  It is the Israeli occupation of Palestine and Washington ’s policies of ‘regime change’ in Syria and Iran which lack allies.  Its Iran ’s peaceful nuclear program which has legitimacy not Israel ’s nuclear arsenal.  The Iranian leadership gained prestige via its openness to international dialogue.  In contrast its regional Gulf adversaries, who rely on to multi-billion dollar US arms purchases and military bases  were denigrated and discredited.

The Iranian proposals to reform the United Nations to make it more democratic and responsive to emerging countries and less a tool of US-EU policymakers resonated throughout the conference. The emphasis on free trade, was manifest in the large economic delegations who attended eager to sign agreements in defiance of US-Israel-EU sanctions.


Temporarily the NAM conference may have lessened the threat of a military attack against Iran , at least by the US and the EU – by demonstrating the political cost of alienating two thirds of the UN Assembly.  Nevertheless by demonstrating Israel ’s total isolation, (and truly pariah status in the international community), NAM may have heightened the pathological paranoia of the Israeli leadership and hastened its move toward a catastrophic war.

The follow-up of the NAM resolutions requires a permanent organization, a minimum coordinating secretariat to ensure compliance and rapid responses to crises.  Otherwise the good intentions and positive moves toward peace via dialogue will be inconsequential.

The mobilization of the NAM members in the UN General Assembly is crucial to withstand the blackmail, bribes, threats and corruption which are used by the Western powers to secure majorities on crucial votes regarding US sanctions, coups and military intervention.  Trade, investment and cultural boycotts of Israel should be promoted and enforced, until the Jewish State ends its occupation of Palestine .  Clearly Iran , as the newly elected leader of NAM , has a major role to play in ensuring that the Tehran meeting of 2012 becomes the bases for a revitalization of the Movement.  Iran can play a constructive leadership role providing it continues to promote a plural collective format based on common anti-imperialist principles.


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James Petras is a Bartle Professor (Emeritus) of Sociology at Binghamton University, New York. He is the author of 64 books published in 29 languages, and over 560 articles in professional journals, including the American Sociological Review, British Journal of Sociology, Social Research, Journal of Contemporary Asia, and Journal of Peasant Studies. He has published over 2000 articles.

They tell US . . . this is . . . democracy ?

Saturday, September 8th, 2012

Republican and Democrat national delegates to the National Conventions were overthrown.