By: Peter Chamberlin
The following warning about a “potential explosion region-wide” in the Middle East, occurring by February 15, 2009, predates Biden’s and Colin Powell’s identical warning.
ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI: “The political awakening that is happening worldwide is a major challenge for America, because it means that the world is much more restless. It`s stirring. It has aspirations which are not easily satisfied. And if America is to lead, it has to relate itself somehow to these new, lively, intense political aspirations, which make our age so different from even the recent past. But the challenge that we face is rooted much more in the immediate problem, which we have partially created — namely, we are the number one superpower today in the world. We are the only superpower. But our leadership is being tested in the Middle East, and some of the things that we have done in the Middle East are contributing to a potential explosion region-wide. And if that explosion gets out of hand, we may end up being bogged down for many years to come in a conflict that will be profoundly damaging to our capacity to exercise our power, to address the problems implicit in this global awakening, and we may face a world in which much of the world turns away from us, seeks its own equilibrium, but probably slides into a growing chaos.
So I think we`re at a very critical stage, and I am personally very worried as to what might conceivably happen in the next 20 months.” [This prediction was made June 15, 2007, about events happening by February 15.]
As a principle advisor to Obama (Son advises McCain), Zbig will be in position to influence war policy in the oil region, where he plans to be a key player in the finishing of the war on terror which he has bragged to being instrumental in starting:
“Indeed, it was July 3, 1979 that President Carter signed the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. And that very day, I wrote a note to the president in which I explained to him that in my opinion this aid was going to induce a Soviet military intervention.”
The Reagan Administration called the counter-offensive that flowed out of this provocation the “war on terrorism.” It is the same war we continue to fight today, now being fought where it all began. The US has been driving the suffering people in the Hindu Kush Mountains back and forth across the imaginary border line, like wandering herds of mountain sheep, since then. America’s turning the region into a battlefield in 1979 has been to both nations’ torment.
In the recent Rand think tank study “Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan” By: Seth G. Jones, the blame for the faltering war was placed completely on Pakistan’s secret service (ISI), claiming that the government agency provided intelligence, aid and comfort to the Taliban fighting in Afghanistan at training at camps in Pakistan. Many of these camps, which were originally built for the CIA to train the anti-Soviet “mujahedeen,” are targeted by US Predator drones, practically on a daily basis.
These bombings are destabilizing the area and increasing anti-American hostility, amplifying the anti-government tensions that are rapidly turning our loyal ally into a “failed state.” These Predator missile attacks kill mostly civilians, as do the frequent car-bombings (attributed to “al Qaida linked groups”) which repeatedly hit the same area around Wana in South Waziristan, targeting the same individuals. With both groups rotating their attacks upon the same tribal leadership, this multiplies the odds that this is where that “potential explosion region-wide” will be produced.
The American media ignores this anomaly, of US forces and “al Qaida” constantly targeting the same individuals, which has been consistent in all the desired war theaters, since the great war began. In the area around Wana, US Predators have been hitting the same leadership of the local Taliban who have negotiated with the Pakistani government and fought to expel foreign fighters allied with the “al Qaida.” The Nov. 2 bombing that killed eight Frontier Corps soldiers, struck those government outposts which had provided aid to those Taliban leaders in that fight. This comes after a Predator attack upon this same group of leaders on Oct. 31.
The press does not care to ask why Predators are attacking in Wana, instead of supporting the war Pakistan is waging around Bajaur and in the Swat Valley against the same fighters that the CIA drones are allegedly targeting. The CIA is obviously preparing the next battlefield for American forces to enter, but what is the objective?
The following Google map I have created might help explain why the US is trying to create a break-out in Pakistan, around the town of Wana:
The blue line in the border. The three pins on the lower left represent Wana, Adam Warzuk (site of several Predator attacks and car-bombings) and the border outpost of Angoor Adda, location of the Sept. 3 assault by US special operations forces that resulted in 20 killed, Sept. 17 Pak forces fire on 2 US choppers,
Oct 29, US-led Nato forces on Tuesday fired around 11 artillery shells.
To the right of relatively-low altitude Wana are three marker pins for the Khusab, Chasma and Isa Khel nuclear sites; northeast from there across the plains is the main nuclear site at Rawalpindi.
Here is a natural corridor from the Afghan military bases around Khost, all the way to the Pakistani capital, which is the location of most nukes. Is the CIA setting-up the battlefield for President Obama to “finish the fight against al Qaeda and the Taliban, secure all nuclear weapons and materials from terrorists and rogue states”? Or is the agency determined to destabilize this part of Pakistan for reasons that are less dramatic?
It has been suggested that the surge into Pakistan is Bush trying to claim a few al Qaida “trophies” before he leaves office? The US has been claiming a lot of heads for Bush’s wall in the recent wave of drone attacks. Here we have the ultimate cover story, as the CIA/Mossad creation, alleged al Qaida “Azzam al-Ameriki” (a.k.a. Adam Gadahn) is one of the CIA targets in Wana.
Is he being used to provide a phantom target for the Predators? Is the real story here that the CIA is destabilizing Pakistan because of the war on terror, or are they doing it in order to create the war on terror?
If we had a real news media in this country people like me wouldn’t have to speculate about the truth thousands of miles away in Pakistan, there would be honest reporters on the ground there.
Why do al Qaida and CIA fight the same enemies?
Why do both secret organizations, both sides in the same war, want to foment an Islamic democratic revolution in Pakistan and destroy the world order?