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The world according to Zbigniev Brzezinski

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Submitted by Ianus (Poland), Aug 26, 2011 at 17:12

Tom Dundee wrote :

" I see a band of Islamic terrorists states from Algeria to Egypt and south to Kenya, possibly including Chad. Include Yemen and the Red Sea becomes an Islamic terrorist lake. The Suez is shut down to Western nations and Morocco will soon follow."

Now imagine for moment that under some exceptional circumstances all these terrorist states conclude a pact with the United States.The US promises to help them militarily, economically and guarantee the new Islamist regimes that have emerged with its assistance after the so called 'Arab spring". Imagine in other words that they conclude the same sort of alliance that Saudi Arabia did on the similar terms in mid-70-ies without any Arab spring or summer. Now what America receives in exchange is active engagement and fight of these terrorist states against the common enemies of Islam and America in the North and the East. The Moslem terrorist states should do the same favour to America as they did in the 80-ies in Afghanistan. It is their task to -say- destabilize China and Russia's Moslem provinces , maybe India as well, in the name of jihad and liberation of Moslem populations oppressed by the infidels. Does it sound improbable? Hardly so if we bear in mind the recent history. We know how it works in terms of Western propaganda, don't we?

This conjecture has one important merit. It makes the seemingly so odd and erratic behavior of America in the Middle Eastern affairs rational and consistent. America has a long record of actively supporting jihad to the detriment of its opponents and this is to my mind no coincidence at all.

On the contrary . When one rejects the guess what one is left with is lamenting alleged "mistakes", "miscalculations", "blindness", "being clueless" etc. of the inner circle of power. But all of that doesn't explain much and intentionally or unintentionally obfuscates a lot. And the main objection against that sort of "explanation" is that people that make the decisions are quite intelligent, educated and cunning have got a large body of experts around them that know even more. So it's unlikely they are so stupid as many have suggested here to save their own hope and illusions.

In this context the personality of the top foreign policy adviser to Obama is very illuminating. The man is no other than Zbigniew Brzezinski , the same man who engineered the old US-jihadist axis in Afghanistan and keeps insisting on having been absolutely right then. This is no doubt consistent with his worldview which makes him assert to the surprised public that "There isn't a global Islam. Look at Islam in a rational manner and without demagoguery or emotion. It is the leading religion of the world with 1.5 billion followers. But what is there in common among Saudi Arabian fundamentalism, moderate Morocco, Pakistan militarism, Egyptian pro-Western or Central Asian secularism? Nothing more than what unites the Christian countries."

Now he said a number of revealing things about his global plans, Islam and China in his 2007 book "Second chance". We learn e.g. that

"Only those in a state of self-serving denial can argue that the persistent Palestinian-Israeli conflict has not been instrumental in igniting Arab hostility toward America. The destabilizing effect of that hostility , intensified by the war in Iraq, poses the long-range risk of America's expulsion from the region.Neither the region's ruling elites nor the Chinese are ignoring this prospect. The vulnerable Middle East elites need a foreign protector , and China needs stable access to the oil those elites control. Each side has thus to offer the other. That an arrangement inimical to US interests might be looming should not be lightly dismissed". p.191

"In this increasingly complicated global context , much will depend on whether America succeeds in restoring some comity in its relations with the world of Islam. A protracted failure to do so will produce opportunities for China to enhance its role , not only with Indonesia and Pakistan but also with Iran and the Gulf states. If America's position in the region continues to deteriorate, a Chinese political presence might be very welcome. That would greatly increase China's global influence..." 210

Now what can you expect of people like Brzezinski who shapes the present US policy and who blames the Jews for the fact that Americans are hated by the Arabs and hopes to set the Moslems on the Chinese to solve America's strategic problems and dispel its global fears ? To my mind he is again trying to cast out the devil with help of Beelzebub and the policy of renewed alliance with jihad is as mad and self-defeating for America and destructive the world at large as its original version of the 1980-ies.

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