from Journal-NEO Website
There have been many comments on it most of them focusing on the hostility in the document towards Russia and China but also some question of what the Strategy is.
Well, after reading page after page of delusions, bombast, bragging, bullying, lies, fantasies and deep-seated megalomania, you discover that there is no strategy. They don't have one.
The only use that document has is as irrefutable evidence that the government of the United States is what they like to call a Joint Criminal Enterprise intent on seizing control of the world for its sole interests.
Fortunately, they have,
apparently, no idea how they are going to achieve that goal except
through war, war, and more war, and if that doesn't work some more
war until they collapse from exhaustion, like a mad, rabid dog.
And, if I were an adviser to the government of Pakistan, I'd say,
Other nations that still have a backbone, the usual list,
...the defiant ones, are like an itch they can't scratch, and the written scowls in this document are meant to make them shake in their boots but only make you laugh.
And, oh, for the rest of the world, it's,
As Milton said,
For to be weak is to be miserable and we're meant to be miserable.
That's their intent. It's so bad that it's easy to feel that nations can act only contrary to their will just to maintain self-respect.
But our nations are not
controlled by the mass of the people, instead, by factions and
the class with the money who control the
machinery of the governments so we see little of that,
acting contrary Washington's will, that is.
But failures and betrayals have sapped the energy, weakened the will, created confusions and illusions, turned sister against brother, wounded the solidarity of our class, and pitted people against people in war after war solely to advance the quest for profit.
As Milton asked,
But all is not lost and rise we will again...
The countries and peoples that resist are the proof before us that the omnipotence of the empire is illusory as all empires, based on power and fear, are. The resurgence of working class parties and movements is a fact.
Things are happening...
If we can find our way out of the maze they have created around us by dividing us into a thousand self interests, special interests, "identity" interests, gender interests, dividing us by,
...and all the other
things they use to get us opposed to each other, if we can make
working people comprehend their own power once united, to see that
anyone who works for a living is the brother and sister of all
others who must do the same, then the resistance moves to a more
When we consider the destructive forces they unleash when they don't get their way it might seem futile to consider it.
They themselves must know
The problem for one faction of the American elite speaking through that statement is not that the goal of domination of the world by America is wrong but that the goal is not accompanied by any rational means of achieving that domination.
But for us in the larger world affected by American ambition and aggression the problem is not the failure to set out the means to achieve the objective but the injustice, immorality, chauvinism, and brutality inherent in the objective.
The reason the United States leadership cannot formulate a strategy is not because they are incompetent but because strategy and objective are intertwined so that the objective is the cause of all the terrible consequences that they promise their citizens their objective is meant to deal with.
They want to "make America great" but to do that they have to make things worse.
It's inherent in their
logic and so long as the driving force behind all of this is not
abandoned, the drive for profit, and replaced with the driving force
to provide peoples needs, so long will the world continue to suffer
war, poverty, injustice and ecological catastrophe.
The idea is not a new one.
With limited power it set a limited objective, expansion of their control across the western hemisphere and so,
This was the road to
empire and colonial power they took that only slowed when the United
States split itself into two countries that then engaged in a savage
war at the conclusion of which the United States defeated and
occupied the territories of the Confederate States, and to justify
the occupation characterized the international war as a civil war,
the now accepted view.
...the United States saw
its way towards global power and has never abandoned its ambitions
even though its achievement meant the misery of its people and all
those peoples who had to suffer its actions.
The Charter of the United Nations, in its preamble states,
Articles 1 and 2 repeat that the purpose of the UN is to achieve friendly relations among nations bases on mutual respect achieved through international cooperation in solving problems and the elimination of the use of threats of force against the territory or political independence of any state.
That is the law...
The problem in this case is that this can only be done on recommendation of the Security Council of which the United States is the dominant power.
But the legal argument could be made that since the USA has been in persistent violation of the principles of the Charter since 1945 and since it cannot be judge in its own cause it then the other members of the Security Council have the right, without the United States, to make the recommendation to the General Assembly.
It would be interesting to see, if it could ever be taken to that level, whether the United States leadership would try to justify its many wars before that body or just give up the game and continue on its way as the truly rogue state it is.
But since they do not allow a nation such as North Korea to defend its position before the Security Council in the face of false allegations made against it in the Security Council, nor allow the North Koreans to question them in the Security Council on the reasons for their hypocrisy, but act as prosecutor, judge and executioner at one and the same time, then I don't see any reason to give the United States the chance to defend itself.
But if they want to hire
me as counsel, I would consider it, if they were wiling to plead
To ask the question of
course provides the answer...