For the past week, I have been a captive of my television set and the internet as the public humiliation of the United States of America, apparently by the hand of our current government, plays out in Kabul, Afghanistan on the eve of the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. It is unclear at present whether rescuing the thousands of hostages created by Joe Biden’s deliberately incompetent withdrawal will result in new wars in Afghanistan or greater Eurasia.
Like many, I encountered a series of narratives as to why what is wrongly called America’s 20-year campaign in Afghanistan collapsed within days, becoming what President Trump rightly said was the worst televised humiliation in our history. All these narratives present truthful facts, but when you add them up, they don’t account for what we are seeing.
We are being fed something like the shadows on the wall of Plato’s famous cave. Journalist Lara Logan points out that in the full spectrum information warfare which the citizens of the United States have experienced since Donald Trump’s 2016 election, there is a technique called “ambiguity increasing” where partial truths are dealt out to distract the target population, leading them away from the simple and stark truths which emerge from asking simple questions.
If there is really to be a Great Reset and a Fourth Industrial Revolution under the sponsorship of the world’s globalist oligarchy, then the ideas of sovereignty, American honor, and patriotism, particularly as exhibited by the Trump movement’s insurgency in the United States, must be discredited once and for all. Already in Britain, the war monger Tom Tugendhat suggests that Britain and NATO can proceed with the Great Reset without the unreliable United States, taunting and provoking the United States as usual, to resume its stance as world gendarme.
Our response, if we are to meet and overcome this moment, must be nothing less than replacing the entirety of our nation’s present utterly corrupt forever war elites while rebuilding our economy on a modern infrastructure and power platform. That means fossil fuels and fusion and nuclear powers and big projects, and population growth, not Biden’s Green New Deal return to feudalism and tribalism. We need the same singularity of purpose that Abraham Lincoln brought to building the Republican Party based on the Declaration of Independence and the principles set forth in that great and world historic document.
The Week’s Events
No one in our military or State Department can say how many Americans are trapped on the ground now, behind Taliban lines, while we “negotiate” with the Taliban to let Americans through checkpoints to get to the Kabul Airport, the sole place our troops now protect. Giving up the embassy and the entire banking and hospital sector means the records of all of those who worked with the United States are now in Taliban hands. While Britain and France send special forces and paratroopers out to gather their citizens and put them on airplanes, our woke Defense Secretary, Lloyd Austin and his sidekick, General Mark Milley lie that we don’t have the capacity to do that. Milley, apparently spent more time this summer studying and renouncing “white rage” than observing the Taliban spring offensive.
As opposed to the evacuation plans drilled for and trained for in war colleges and throughout the military and put forward by Donald Trump, Biden and his military invented a new catastrophic plan: abandon the fortified and airlift capable Bagram airfield, abandon billions of dollars in advanced weapons, abandon bases built with billions of taxpayer funds—give all those to the Taliban—and pull all the military out before attending to thousands of stranded civilians behind Taliban lines in Kabul and elsewhere.
Do the pullout, not at the end of the harsh winter in May, as Donald Trump planned, but at the conclusion of the Taliban’s normal fighting season, while withdrawing support for the Afghan fighters throughout that fighting season, including withdrawal of the air support at the center of their strategy.
The engineered election of a senile President is part of the deliberate humiliation of the citizens of the United States. The world and this nation are to be shown that this nation and its idea of freedom are no longer worth a fight. The senile Biden couldn’t even keep his lines straight over the course of a month. In July he angrily blurted out that there was no way the Afghan government or the Afghan armed forces would collapse. This bald-faced lie contradicted the fact of a rapid Taliban advance which had started in April and was being publicly reported, as well as captured in classified reports to the President by the NSA, CIA, and the State Department.
By August, as the reality became obvious to all, Biden declared the collapse had been inevitable, that the Afghans who lost more than 70,000 soldiers in this war, not to mention those who were permanently maimed or whose families were executed, were corrupt cowards who would not fight. He claimed, now, that he had known this all along. Besides, he said, this was all really the fault of Donald Trump.
Biden made such a total ass of himself in his interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos Wednesday that his collective pulled him from all public appearances and sent him off to a long weekend in Wilmington while ABC edited the transcript to make him appear slightly coherent. This caused even Democrats to whisper about the 25th Amendment. Reversing course as his poll numbers tanked, he scheduled an address to the nation today, which consisted of a continuing presentation of Biden’s alternate reality. Jennifer Griffin of Fox News tweeted, “Couldn’t fact check it in real time because there were so many misstatements made by the President.”
For years, the Afghanistan Inspector General for Reconstruction, John F. Sopko, tells us, the Beltway Bandit defense contractors have been feasting on the almost $144 billion Congress designated for Afghan “reconstruction” alone. Little of the money stayed on the ground in Afghanistan, going in the pockets of defense contractors or locals. Few designated projects were completed. Sopko has probably done the estimate trimming necessary to maintain his job and says that a full one third of the funds went to “fraud, waste, and abuse.”
The money fed the Beltway’s trough, just like the billions spent on the defense contractors supporting Afghans fighting for their country. Total spent is somewhere now officially near $2 trillion. That does not count the money Washington spends on financing Pakistan’s ISI intelligence agency which runs the Taliban. Oh yes, you see, we fund the people who our soldiers fight. This was a favored tactic of the Obama/Biden Administration, deploying neo-Nazis to the government of Ukraine, employing Al-Qaeda and similar jihadists against Assad in Syria. Now the airways are full of references to the National Suicide hotline, so that America’s veterans don’t do what 18 of them do every day, based on the apparent futility of it all.
The Washington Post tells roughly the same type of story in the Afghanistan Papers. The generals in charge of the Afghan war lied over and over again. They were told, starting in the Bush Administration under Tony Blair’s Responsibility to Protect globalist stratagem, to wage a long war to build “democracy,” in this graveyard of empires. The terrain is geographically huge, mountainous, and otherwise unforgiving. The society was feudal and tribal, with ancient hatreds and current loyalties traded and changed in an instant based on a primitive calculus of survival.
Instead of laughing at George W. Bush or the British gamemasters who set this up, the generals just saluted and made it up, lying repeatedly that they were making “progress.” They suckered Afghans to back them, and those Afghans bore the brunt of all the fighting from Obama’s pullout in 2014 forward. Having toed the party line, the generals hurried back to Washington to cash in on their “combat” experience by retiring with lots of ribbons and going to work for the very same defense contractors.
If you think firing General Milley will solve the problem, Colonel Doug MacGregor reminded us the other night on Laura Ingraham, there is an entire generation of similar forever war phonies who would take his place.
The fact that the Taliban as well as those who oppose them are part of the world’s biggest opium farming operation, producing near 90% of the supply, depending on the year, while recently branching out to meth manufacturing, casts further sunlight on core realities.
Behind the Shadows
The Afghan civil war did not start on September 11, 2001. Before that there was Zbigniew Brzezinski and his British sponsors, who themselves created the conditions for September 11th from London, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Saudi Arabia. Lyndon LaRouche wrote the master strategic analysis of that time “Zbigniew Brzezinski and September 11th.”
Brzezinski, at psychological heart an aspiring Polish nobleman with accompanying satanic and savage characteristics, made his name by leading the 1970s Trilateral Commission destruction of the United States. From that position, he picked and sponsored the career of Jimmy Carter, becoming President Carter’s National Security Advisor.
Brzezinski was a devotee of the British geopolitics of Halford Mackinder and Nicolas Spykman and studies profiling Muslim rage created by Bernard Lewis, another British intelligence operative. With that sick perspective, he engineered a plot in which the Soviet backed Afghan government was violently undermined to draw the Soviets into invading Afghanistan.
Brzezinski said his covert operation intended to create a “Soviet Viet Nam.” From the time of the war’s inception in 1979 until the Soviet backed government collapsed in 1992, Brzezinski’s war killed over 2,000,000 Afghans. Millions of others fled the country. It also created the terrorist groups which attacked the United States on September 11, 2001.
The United States outsourced much of its Mujahideen Afghan war project to the mostly British controlled Pakistani ISI, which paid and imported Muslim jihadists from all over the world to fight the Russians in Afghanistan. These jihadists included Osama bin Laden. The ISI also hatched, sponsored, and financed the Taliban, a group not distinguishable from Al-Qaeda or Isis, although the groups do fight with each other.
During this war, Vice-President George H.W. Bush, working with Walter Raymond from the CIA and John Train, Bush’s Wall Street banker, targeted the U.S. population for full spectrum information warfare operations formerly reserved for regime change operations overseas. These operations drummed up popular support for the Afghan jihadi and the equally perverse Contra operations in Central America. Both Bush hybrid wars were primarily financed by the drug trade.
Lyndon LaRouche, who had worked during this period with Ronald Reagan on his Strategic Defense Initiative and a plan for Russian/U.S. cooperation to develop the developing sector fully economically, was also targeted by this propaganda operation after the British government demanded LaRouche’s head. John Train and Walter Raymond ran a salon of “journalists” who crafted a series of inflammatory defamations intended to set the stage for LaRouche’s prosecution.
Brzezinski, having created the terrorist cells which attacked the United States, proclaimed that he had no regrets, just like Biden now says he has no regrets. “Zbig” contrasted the existence of a “few crazed mullahs” to his claimed strategic triumph in bringing down the Soviet regime. He otherwise implemented the Trilateral “plan” which he said called for the gradual “convergence of East and West, ultimately leading toward the goal of one world government. National sovereignty is no longer a viable concept.” He posited a coming "technotronic era" which would be dominated by an elite and scientific experts “unrestrained by traditional values,” overseeing a continuous surveillance state.
These are the same themes and mission now branded under the banner of the World Economic Forum, marketing an emergent world corporativist empire under the twin slogans of the “Great Reset” and “Build Back Better.” These, of course, are the same slogans adopted as the brand of the Biden and other 2020-2022 Democratic campaigns.
It is not surprising, given this history, that Joe Biden, in October 2017 was rewarded with the second Zbigniew Brzezinski prize at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, which Brzezinski led.
It is also not surprising that Biden’s “swan song” as Barack Obama’s foreign policy chief was a speech at Davos, heralding the globalist “rules-based order,” bitterly deriding Donald Trump and populism, and promoting the globalist Fourth Industrial Revolution.
While Biden no longer functions mentally, the crew around him has been with him for a long time. They are trying to militarily contain Russia and China. Pakistan and Afghanistan are now simply chess pieces in that new Eurasian “great game.” In their shift of military attention and debasement of our country, they are pathetically trying to show their usefulness to the global financial oligarchs who are now operating an openly fascist version of British imperial “great game.”
Many note that Biden has been around and in key positions throughout the entirety of the deliberate deindustrialization and collapse of the United States. That is also true of everyone in Washington’s uniparty who cannot think outside the decadent fixed fundamental assumptions of the “Washington consensus.”
Writing in 1987, Lyndon LaRouche described Biden and the entire class of Washington politicians, Republican and Democrat, which spawned him as “four flushers.” LaRouche wrote:
“So much of Senator Biden is now attributed to be a carbon copy of other persons, that a humorist might be forced to speculate whether or not ‘Joe Biden’ were merely a computer-synthesized laser-hologram, pieced together out of entries taken from Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations.”
A four flush is a poker draw or non-standard poker hand that is one card short of being a full flush. According to Wikipedia, "Four flushing refers to empty boasting or unsuccessful bluffing, and a four flusher is a person who makes empty boasts or bluffs when holding a four flush. Four flusher can also refer to a welcher, piker, or braggart." In our case, the missing card is a vibrant and growing U.S. economy coupled with the type of creative culture our founders promoted, rather than the present decadent hulk which Washington’s four flushers have done so much to create and preserve.