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Geostrategi – et par tekster fra Stephen J. Sniegoski

Posted by Fredsvenn den mars 29, 2011

Nothing in history happens in a vacuum, especially wars. And that is certainly true with our 2003 preemptive war against Saddam Hussein and our current occupation of that broken and violent country.

Most Americans think the plans for this war against Iraq originated in the Bush administration either before or immediately after September 11, 2001. But its foundation was laid long before, in a little-known 1996 policy paper entitled “A CLEAN BREAK: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm” (meaning Israel), written by a group of American “neoconservatives” including David Wurmser and Richard Perle, for the Israeli think tank The Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies.

“A CLEAN BREAK” spelled out a simple but aggressive plan that called for Israel to sabotage any “land for peace” initiatives, including any peace plans that called for an independent Palestinian state. It called for the isolation or elimination of Yasser Arafat and the political strangulation of the Palestinian Authority.

Its most ambitious — and outrageous — proposal was to compel the United States to force a confrontation with Iraq that would end with an invasion and the removal of Saddam Hussein. This would be followed by the “rolling back” of Syria through military strikes and the pacification of Lebanon. The idea behind this plan was that brute force was the only way Israel could insure its security. And it called for this force to be directed ultimately at any Middle Eastern state that didn’t fall into line, including Egypt.

Obama and the Neocon Middle East War Agenda

The Transparent Cabal: The Neoconservative Agenda, War in the Middle East, and the National Interest of Israel

The Transparent Cabal: The Neoconservative Agenda, War in the Middle East, and the National Interest of Israel

Study Group on a New Israeli Strategy Toward 2000 – SourceWatch

A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm – Wikipedia

A Clean Break

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