So what is true about the prevailing motives that drive American national security policy as the Pentagon cranks up new Cold War accusations against Russia? In the summer of 1980 we got a major clue to the thinking behind the neoconservative' s aggressive plotting to overturn the U.S. government's rational policy regarding nuclear weapons (Mutual Assured Destruction) by replacing it with a faith-based policy that would justify fighting nuclear wars.
Join us next as we unravel the de-evolution of rational defense policy and its immersion into the mystical as we explore the radical 1980 re-interpretation of the 4th century Just War Doctrine of the Catholic Church and it perennial advocates.
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America, an Empire in Twilight Series
PART I of IV: When America Became the Dark Force
PART II of IV: How Guilt, Innocence & Facts Have Been Rendered Irrelevant
PART III of IV: Neoconizing the Just War Doctrine in the service of American Empire
PART IV of IV: America's Late Stage Imperial Dementia
Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould are the authors of Invisible History: Afghanistan's Untold Story , Crossing Zero The AfPak War at the Turning Point of American Empire andThe Voice . For more information visit their websites at invisiblehistory and grailwerk.