Skip to comments.Bush planned Iraq regime change before election
Posted on 09/15/2002 12:25:03 PM PDT by eagles
Sunday Herald - 15 September 2002 Bush planned Iraq 'regime change' before becoming President By Neil Mackay
A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
The blueprint, uncovered by the Sunday Herald, for the creation of a 'global Pax Americana' was drawn up for Dick Cheney (now vice- president), Donald Rumsfeld (defence secretary), Paul Wolfowitz (Rumsfeld's deputy), George W Bush's younger brother Jeb and Lewis Libby (Cheney's chief of staff). The document, entitled Rebuilding America's Defences: Strategies, Forces And Resources For A New Century, was written in September 2000 by the neo-conservative think-tank Project for the New American Century (PNAC).
The plan shows Bush's cabinet intended to take military control of the Gulf region whether or not Saddam Hussein was in power. It says: 'The United States has for decades sought to play a more permanent role in Gulf regional security. While the unresolved conflict with Iraq provides the immediate justification, the need for a substantial American force presence in the Gulf transcends the issue of the regime of Saddam Hussein.'
The PNAC document supports a 'blueprint for maintaining global US pre-eminence, precluding the rise of a great power rival, and shaping the international security order in line with American principles and interests'.
This 'American grand strategy' must be advanced for 'as far into the future as possible', the report says. It also calls for the US to 'fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous major theatre wars' as a 'core mission'.
The report describes American armed forces abroad as 'the cavalry on the new American frontier'. The PNAC blueprint supports an earlier document written by Wolfowitz and Libby that said the US must 'discourage advanced industrial nations from challenging our leadership or even aspiring to a larger regional or global role'.
The PNAC report also:
l refers to key allies such as the UK as 'the most effective and efficient means of exercising American global leadership';
l describes peace-keeping missions as 'demanding American political leadership rather than that of the United Nations';
l reveals worries in the administration that Europe could rival the USA;
l says 'even should Saddam pass from the scene' bases in Saudi Arabia and Kuwait will remain permanently -- despite domestic opposition in the Gulf regimes to the stationing of US troops -- as 'Iran may well prove as large a threat to US interests as Iraq has';
l spotlights China for 'regime change' saying 'it is time to increase the presence of American forces in southeast Asia'. This, it says, may lead to 'American and allied power providing the spur to the process of democratisation in China';
l calls for the creation of 'US Space Forces', to dominate space, and the total control of cyberspace to prevent 'enemies' using the internet against the US;
l hints that, despite threatening war against Iraq for developing weapons of mass destruction, the US may consider developing biological weapons -- which the nation has banned -- in decades to come. It says: 'New methods of attack -- electronic, 'non-lethal', biological -- will be more widely available ... combat likely will take place in new dimensions, in space, cyberspace, and perhaps the world of microbes ... advanced forms of biological warfare that can 'target' specific genotypes may transform biological warfare from the realm of terror to a politically useful tool';
l and pinpoints North Korea, Libya, Syria and Iran as dangerous regimes and says their existence justifies the creation of a 'world-wide command-and-control system'.
Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP, father of the House of Commons and one of the leading rebel voices against war with Iraq, said: 'This is garbage from right-wing think-tanks stuffed with chicken-hawks -- men who have never seen the horror of war but are in love with the idea of war. Men like Cheney, who were draft-dodgers in the Vietnam war.
'This is a blueprint for US world domination -- a new world order of their making. These are the thought processes of fantasist Americans who want to control the world. I am appalled that a British Labour Prime Minister should have got into bed with a crew which has this moral standing.'
calls for the creation of 'US Space Forces', to dominate space
Yeah! Space Rangers!
The PNAC blueprint supports an earlier document written by Wolfowitz and Libby that said the US must 'discourage advanced industrial nations from challenging our leadership or even aspiring to a larger regional or global role'.
And then two sentences later states this:
refers to key allies such as the UK as 'the most effective and efficient means of exercising American global leadership';
They can't even keep their lies consistent...
"The World Of Microbes" - Tues. night at ten eastern - only on The Discovery Channel.
Bush hasn't changed a thing.
Maggie - is it not proper to exactly reproduce a phrase when quoting it? Or are these guys in the Administration merely Anglophobes?
Thinking...thinking...Okay! I just picked my branch of service. I choose Interdimensional Combat.
(Microbes creep me out up close)
The plan shows Bush's cabinet intended to take military control of the Gulf region whether or not Saddam Hussein was in power. It says: 'The United States has for decades sought to play a more permanent role in Gulf regional security. While the unresolved conflict with Iraq provides the immediate justification, the need for a substantial American force presence in the Gulf transcends the issue of the regime of Saddam Hussein.' [emphasis added]
Shows what, again?
"Where are your rebel friends NOW?"
Never mind that you can take the excessive verbiage of ANY think-tank's musings and snip out-of-context quotes to make it mean *anything*, never mind that this supposed "blueprint" doesnt come AT ALL from the Bush administration itself, the various inconsistent and space-cadet assumptions ("Space Rangers????") proves this is Leftie version of the tin-foil hat brigade ... btw, where are the "Black Helicopters" in all this? Surely that must be part of the plan? LOL! ..... As Dan Rather said: What is the frequency, Kenneth???!??
PS. Read Bush's UN speech - he's PLENTY CLEAR ENOUGH ABOUT HIS POLICIES!
But will that extra dimension make me look fat?
As they are living on and inside you this could be a problem. ;^)
I could do this...
You should see this bleu cheese in my fridge.
It used to be deep yellow Wisconsin extra sharp cheddar.
Have you SEEN some of these things under magnification? Yecch...
We should ask the Defence Secretary.
But I don't expect anyone in the press to point any of that out.
As for this article. BS.
You were there. I saw you. Right before they took all non-essential personal for their eye exam...
Pay no attention to me. Of course you weren't there.
You have to hand it Cheney, don't you? There he was, locked in a tight campaign in Sept. 2000 but squeezing in that couple extra hours a day writing up his plan for global domination.
get new friends.
|Time for the Kool-Aid...|
When we thought we were going to be detected, Jenna Bush stepped in and volunteered to divert the press with a drinking scandal. Our plans proceeded.
Then when we thought we might not get European support for our grand plan for global domination, we found out that Tony Blair was blackmailable.
Of course, Berlusconi and the Spanish leader were compromised.
Nice to see a plan coming together.
Can anybody tell me where in England (I presume) this piece of head cheese was produced? This matches some of the best I've seen from their fellow travelers like the NY Times and the Guardian but really belongs in Weekly World or one of that ilk.
If I went through all of the various think-tank and opinion groups found in any of the world's democracies, you'd find everything from Snail Darter consipracies to whale flatulence! I wonder how much they paid their secret informant for a copy of this secret blueprint they just now uncovered? Do you suppose that he went any further than removing the copyright notices on the magazine pages?
And if it hadn't been for Algore delaying the transition by denying the Bush & Cheney Transition Team the use of its rightful offices, we would have conquered Iraq by now and we'd be well on our way to Damascus. And after that, MARS!
Unfortunately, their site appears to be down.
You notice how deftly the CIA arranged for India to leave the limelight? No one's been on her tail since India went under cover.
The job is done already...
India engineered the regime change of Socks the Cat's spouse by revealing to Hillary that Socks saw what happened to Vince Foster when he was out cattin' around; Hillary then neutered Socks... now there are no heirs to the throne.
India had the whole genitalia thing covered up in a Washingtom park. So long as Barney doesn't dig it up again by mistake they never will be found.
Now I hear there's trouble at Saddam Hussein's gazelle farm.
Not necessarily as far out as you think:
Bush Approves Plan to Merge U.S. Commands Over Military's Space, Nuclear Forces (Associated Press)
President George W. Bush has approved plans to merge the military's commands over its space and nuclear forces, a lawmaker says.
Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld could announce the decision as early as Wednesday, defense officials said.
The new command, which is yet to be named, would combine the U.S. Space Command and the U.S. Strategic Command. It almost certainly will be based at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, where Strategic Command is based now, according to Nebraska's two senators, Republican Chuck Hagel and Democrat Ben Nelson. Hagel said Bush had approved the plan.