America's "War on Terrorism"

By Michel Chossudovsky

During this new and extended version of Michel Chossudovsky's 2002 top vendor, the writer blows away the smokescreen publish through the mainstream media, that September 11 was once an assault on the US through "Islamic terrorists". The accelerated version, consisting of twelve new chapters specializes in using Sept. 11 as a pretext for the invasion and unlawful profession of Iraq, the militarisation of justice and legislations enforcement and the repeal of democracy. in response to Chossudovsky, the "war on terrorism" is an entire fabrication according to the semblance that one guy, Osama bin weighted down, outwitted the $40 billion-a-year American intelligence gear. The "war on terrorism" is a battle of conquest. Globalisation is the ultimate march to the "New global Order", ruled through Wall road and the U.S. military-industrial complicated. September eleven, 2001 offers a justification for waging a struggle without boundary lines. Washington's schedule is composed in extending the frontiers of the yank Empire to facilitate whole U.S. company regulate, whereas fitting inside of the USA the associations of the place of origin defense nation. Chossudovsky peels again layers of rhetoric to bare a posh internet of deceit geared toward luring the yank humans and the remainder of the realm into accepting an army resolution which threatens the way forward for humanity.

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In response to press studies, he had formerly long gone lower than one other identify: Ahmed Fadil Al-Khalayleh, between numerous different aliases. a hundred seventy five usa intelligence officers say they're more and more involved by means of the mounting proof of Tehran’s renewed curiosity in terrorism [and help to Al-Zarqawi], together with covert surveillance through Iranian brokers of attainable American objectives overseas. American officers acknowledged Iran seemed to view terrorism as [a] deterrent opposed to [a] attainable assault via the us. because the shock election of reformer Mohammad Khatami as president of Iran in 1997 and his large public help, Washington has been relying on a brand new reasonable political majority to emerge. however the hard-line faction has maintained its grip on Iran’s safety gear, tricky American efforts to ease tensions with Tehran. Now, Iranian activities to destabilize the recent meantime govt in Afghanistan, its willingness to aid Al Qaeda individuals and its fuelling of the Palestinian rebellion are prompting a reassessment in Washington, officers say. five proposing the Tehran executive as having hyperlinks to Al Qaeda was once a part of an evolving disinformation crusade, consisting in portraying Iran as a sponsor of the “Islamic terror network”. Turning element within the Disinformation crusade within the months prime as much as the invasion of Iraq in March 2003, AlZarqawi’s identify reemerges, this time nearly each day, with reviews targeting his “sinister courting to Saddam Hussein”. an incredible turning aspect within the propaganda crusade happens on February five, 2003 on the United international locations safeguard Council, following Colin Powell’s ancient deal with to the UN physique. Focussing at the valuable position of Al-Zarqawi, Secretary Colin Powell provided targeted “documentation” at the ties among Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda, and associated this “sinister nexus” to Iraq’s alleged ownership of guns of mass destruction: 176 America’s “War on Terrorism” Our quandary is not only approximately those illicit guns; it’s the best way that those illicit guns could be hooked up to terrorists and terrorist agencies. … yet what i would like to carry on your awareness at the present time is the possibly even more sinister nexus among Iraq and the Al Qaeda terrorist community, a nexus that mixes vintage terrorist businesses and smooth equipment of homicide. Iraq at the present time harbors a dangerous terrorist community, headed through Abu Musaab al-Zarqawi, an affiliate and collaborator of Osama bin encumbered and his Al Qaeda lieutenants. Zarqawi, a Palestinian born in Jordan, fought within the Afghan struggle greater than a decade in the past [as a Mujahideen recruited by means of the CIA]. Returning to Afghanistan in 2000, he oversaw a terrorist education camp. one in all his specialities and one of many specialities of this camp is poisons. … we all know those associates are attached to Zarqawi simply because they continue to be, even at the present time, in standard touch together with his direct subordinates, together with the poison mobile plotters. and they're inquisitive about relocating greater than funds and materiel. final yr, suspected Al Qaeda operatives have been arrested crossing from Iraq into Saudi Arabia.

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