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The neo-con "West" and its allies want to destroy the Middle East so that they can control the Middle East.
Under the auspices of their imperial "New Middle East" project, the criminals (U.S--led NATO, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), and Israel, are targeting everything that they falsely profess to cherish.
All of the "values" that the politicians falsely parade as important, even sacrosanct, are instrumentalized as false fronts that belie the dark undercurrents dragging humanity towards a barren "New World Order" of globalized degeneracy and despair.
Nation-state self-determination, sovereignty, territorial integrity -- all vital components of world peace, prosperity, and democracy are meaningless to the elites, except for their propaganda value.
A meta-national project of top down control, enforced by anonymous elites, controls how we think, feel, and live.
Prof. Michel Chossudovsky, author of America's "War on Terrorism" identifies the largely hidden "powers" behind the system as
" those of the global banks and financial institutions, the military-industrial complex, the oil and energy giants, the biotech and pharmaceutical conglomerates and the powerful media and communications giants, which fabricate the news and overtly influence the course of world."
This dystopian present has rendered political choices moot. Choices are non-choices, puppet shows sold by empty words and conflicting narratives --- all bereft of substance.
The real agenda is unspeakable. The real agenda must be unspeakable, because it is poison, a dark distillate of degenerate barbarism, mostly hidden from view.
This real agenda, masked beneath the Big Lies, and the stories told by scripted "politicians", bares its sanguine teeth, and imposes its dark will with barely a whimper. There are no "mistakes". It's all by design.
War planners knew full well that the sanctions imposed prior to the invasion of Iraq were targeting children. They accurately predicted when the water treatment plants would fail, and how many lives would be lost.
A Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA) document accurately predicted that,
"IT PROBABLY WILL TAKE AT LEAST SIX MONTHS (TO JUNE 1991) BEFORE THE (water treatment) SYSTEM IS FULLY DEGRADED." And that,
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