In 1997, geopolitical advisor to David Rockefeller, Zbigniew Brzezinski, wrote a book, in called “The Grand Chessboard.”
The book is particularly interesting as it shows the thinking of the Rockefeller empire in regards to Eurasia. Consider the following, which provides some insight into their view of Eurasia and how to control it (actually the very idea of controlling it provides insight into their lust for power):
For America, the chief geopolitical prize is Eurasia.”
“Ever since the continents started interacting politically, some five hundred years ago, Eurasia has been the center of world power.
Given this viewpoint it’s no surprise that the US have employed the doctrine of keeping both the European and Asian powers from forming any sort of economic and hence political power that could test US hegemony.
This excerpt is revealing.
… But in the meantime, it is imperative that no Eurasian challenger emerges, capable of dominating Eurasia and thus of also challenging America. The formulation of a comprehensive and integrated Eurasian geostrategy is therefore the purpose of this book.
All empires have at some point realised and deployed similar geo-political strategies.
Namely, prevent collusion, maintain security dependence among vassals, which will keep these tributaries compliant, forment occasional wars in order to bring in more tributaries seeking protection (witness Sweden and Norway seeking NATO membership), and then for those barbarians that are not under the empire’s control, ensure they never come together to form a collective resistance.
These barbarians are the Russians, Indians, Chinese, and Arabs.
It follows that America’s primary interest is to help ensure that no single power comes to control this geopolitical space and that the global community has unhindered financial and economic access to it.
When viewed through the lens of history and the desires of powerful men throughout the ages, the Ukraine conflict makes perfect sense. The encroachment of NATO on Russia is obvious while ignored by Western propaganda outlets.
And yes, of course the Russians, Chinese, et al. use propaganda. The difference is that the West believe it’s only the “other side” that use propaganda.
The idea that Putin, after 20 years of continued economic growth, increased stability, and enjoying a high popularity, suddenly rolled out of bed and said, is one of the most absurd and idiotic narratives the MSM has ever produced. And the peasants actually believe it.
Still, we shouldn’t be surprised.
Many believed in “weapons of mass destruction” and, even after being fooled, manage to employ doublethink narratives such as, “well, Saddam was a bad man so…”
To the families of over a million Iraqis this probably doesn’t sit well.
In any event, here we are again, and though we’re certainly not apologists for Russia or Putin (he’s a thug, along with the rest of them), failing to view the situation with at least some level of a filter flies in the face of history, not to mention recent history.
Continuing on with the American/Rockefeller view so that we may be able to better understand probabilities:
America is now the only global superpower, and Eurasia is the globe’s central arena. Hence, what happens to the distribution of power on the Eurasian continent will be of decisive importance to America’s global primacy and to America’s historical legacy.”
“Without sustained and directed American involvement, before long the forces of global disorder could come to dominate the world scene” With warning signs on the horizon across Europe and Asia, any successful American policy must focus on Eurasia as a whole and be guided by a Geostrategic design.
You will now understand why the US has always backed both sides of wars in the Middle East and in Eurasia.
That puts a premium on maneuver and manipulation in order to preempt the emergence of a hostile coalition that could eventually seek to challenge America’s primacy…
Now consider this excerpt:
The most immediate task is to make certain that no state or combination of states gains the capacity to expel the United States from Eurasia or even to diminish significantly its decisive arbitration role.”
“Potentially, the most dangerous scenario would be a grand coalition of China, Russia, and perhaps Iran, an “anti-hegemonic” coalition united not by ideology but by complementary grievances. It would be reminiscent in scale and scope of the challenge once posed by the Sino-Soviet bloc, though this time China would likely be the leader and Russia the follower.
Averting this contingency, however remote it may be, will require a display of U.S. geostrategic skill on the western, eastern, and southern perimeters of Eurasia simultaneously.
This war is a war between the West, led by the US, and the “barbarians,” who are still out of the hegemonic fold currently fronted by Russia while including China, the Mid East and India. I fear countries will be forced to pick sides during this decade.
And before you say,
French journalist returns from Ukraine and says Americans are Directly in Charge of the War
Ok, there is much more I could talk about, but I don’t want to lose you, and I want to try keep on point with where we are today and what we’re seeing.
Ask yourself this. If you were a pointy shoe sitting in a Rockefeller seat, how would you go about both maintaining dominance and increasing it?
Based on their thinking, alluded to here, I’d say you’d start a war involving these powers. China, Iran, Russia, and possibly India. You’d pit them against each other, if possible.
We know the Saudis and Iran are longtime foes, and we know that both Russia and China have been forging strong relationships between both countries. Neither want a war and are likely to be the diplomats here while the West will seek to exploit and fuel conflict.
Sounds crazy and contrary to the narratives you hear on MSM? Sure, but go read those excerpts again, then look at the dolly birds on the idiot box and the men with shiny teeth and tell me what’s really happening.
Now, I don’t know for sure but the recent ramp up of angst here is oddly timed.
Granted not the first time…
But something to watch, I’d say.
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