The Discovery of 11:11 in Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice

By Mike Sparks

"Everything I write has a precedent in truth,"

--Ian Fleming

James Bond is For Real.

When I was video editing Part 6 of the BBC7's radio play of former Royal Navy Intelligence Commander Ian Fleming's You Only Live Twice (YOLT) into a Video BOOK (VBOOK), I uncovered a hidden supernatural code (see 4:42 to 6:00) that even the brilliant Philip Gardiner missed in his masterpiece The James Bond Code.

Fleming, no doubt a member of the evil Illuminati, was trying to warn us as a supernatural "spy for mankind"--without getting himself killed be it from violating the Official Secrets Act or the silence pact of secret society members. Remember now that YOLT was written by Fleming in 1962--not today--long before there were widespread digital clock usage. Yet Fleming still saw the 11:11 and wrote about it.

That code is 11:11--which is supposed to be a starting point for "spiritual awakening". I have created a clip from Part 6 of just the 11:11 coded reference for your consideration:

Below is the google search you can do to start gathering all the assorted New Age mumbo-jumbo about 11:11:

Below is the EXACT QUOTATION from Fleming's YOLT where the 11:11 comes from: You Only Live Twice, pages 238-239, "The Questioning Room"

the Question Room, a device of my invention that has the almost inevitable effect of making silent people talk. As you know, this property is highly volcanic. You are now sitting directly above a geyser that throws mud, at a heat of around one thousand degrees Centigrade, a distance of approximately one hundred feet into the air. Your body is now at an elevation of approximately fifty feet directly above its source. I had the whimsical notion to canalize this geyser up a stone funnel above which you now sit. This is what is known as a periodic geyser. This particular example is regulated to erupt volcanically on exactly each fifteenth minute in every hour." Blofeld looked behind him and turned back. 'You will therefore observe that you have exactly eleven minutes before the next eruption. If you cannot hear me, or the translation that will follow, if you are a deaf and dumb Japanese as you maintain, you will not move from that chair and, at the fifteenth minute past eleven, you will suffer a most dreadful death by the incineration of your lower body. If, on the other hand, you leave the seat before the death moment, you will have demonstrated that you can hear and understand and you will then be put to further tortures which will inevitably make you answer my questions. These questions will seek to confirm your identity, how you come to be here, who sent you and with what purpose, and how many people are involved in the conspiracy. You understand? You would not prefer to give up this play-acting? Very well. On the off chance that your papers are perhaps partially correct, my chief guard will now briefly explain the purpose of this room in the Japanese language.' He turned to the guard. 'Kono sag' ihm auf japanisch den Zweck dieses Zimmers.' Kono had taken up his position by the door. He now harangued Bond in sharp Japanese sentences. Bond paid no attention. He concentrated on regaining his strength. He sat relaxed and gazed nonchalantly round the room. He had remembered the final 'hell' at Beppu and he was looking for something. Ah yes! There it was! A small wooden box in the corner to the right of his throne. There was no keyhole to it. Inside that box would undoubtedly be the regulating valve for the geyser. Could that bit of knowledge be put to some use? Bond tucked it away and racked his tired brain for some kind of a plan. If only the agonizing pulse in his head would stop. He rested his elbows on his knees and gently lowered his bruised face into his hands. At least that guard would now be in even worse agony than he!

Kono stopped talking. The clock uttered a deep iron tick.

It ticked nine times more. Bond looked up at the black-and-white clockwork face. It said 11.14. A deep, angry grumble sounded from deep down beneath him. It was followed by a hard buffet of very hot breath. Bond got to his feet and walked slowly away from the stinking stone vent until he reached the area of the floor

My Interpretation of Fleming's 11:11 in YOLT

First off, I am not a member of the Illuminati and reject their teachings as a Judeo-Christian. I haven't even read Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged yet for insights. However, I can for sure, offer a FRESH PERSPECTIVE to the 11:11 mystery.

My first impression is that 11:11 is the only time on the clock that reads both ways--front ways and back. Like the word "radar". This seems to me a hint at the supernatural we humans cannot fathom that God vs. Satan and their angels can--they can see TIME past, present and future simultaneously--and they combat each other in this 6 DIMENSIONAL arena. We have trouble just understanding our visible 3 dimensions of reality. "1" has always troubled me as a number because it assumes the identity of whatever is multiplied by it. So 11:11 is ALL of the reality we humans have to work with and its ALWAYS THERE--even if it appears to be something else as in a different numerical time. For Bond's ordeal vs. Blofeld to begin at 11:11 in time or with 11:11 from the volcanic fire-jet and time seems to be a resetting "reality check" for him to either "shit or get-off-the-pot"--to stay on the chair and burn up with evil or get off from the Illuminati "hot seat" and take a stand against them--which he does. He only has a wooden stick versus Blofeld's Samurai sword (katana) but his courage and moral outrage wins the fight and evil is defeated. Quite a lesson for us, that we too must fight evil, period--even if the odds are stacked against us.

My next impression I cannot shake from my mind, is that each "11" is a World Trade Center (WTC) tower; such that we have 2 of them. Maybe I'm overly patternizing what's there, but it screams at me. There is no doubt whatsoever that for hundreds of years, Tarot cards have shown burning towers. Examples shown on the web page below.

The WTC towers were built by the Rockefeller Illuminati in the first place; former Chief Economist for the Bush administration (hired as academic window-dressing) Morgan Reynolds writes:

So the Rockefeller Illuminati with their occult knowledge why wouldn't their intention was all along to sacrifice them by fire at some point in the future with the Revelation Of The Method (ROTM) in our paper $ currency which when folded, mocks us?

Especially if the 11:11 reference was magnified by the 1990 radio play from the Fleming novel, meaning the secret elites were cranking up their Revelation of the Method taunts to WE-THE-SHEEPLE in the run-up to September 11, 2001 or 9-11-2001. Numbers do funny things when you play with them, this is without a doubt. 9/11 = 9 + 1 + 1 = 11.


Solara's and Uri's opinions:

The endless reoccurrence of these hours 11:11, 11:01, 11:10, 10:01, 10:11, 10:10, 1:01 represents a positive connection and a gateway to the mysteries of the universe and beyond.

A trigger of remembrance

For many years the numbers 11:11 have been mysteriously appearing to people all over the world. Often appearing on digital clocks, the sightings of 11:11 tend to occur during times of heightened awareness, having a most powerful effect on the people involved. This causes a reactivation of our cellular memory banks. There's a stirring deep inside, a hint of remembrance of something long forgotten. The appearance of 11:11 is also a powerful confirmation that we are on the right track, aligned with our highest Truth. Throughout the years, I have personally encountered thousands of people all over the world who, have experienced repeated sightings of 11:11. They all want to know what is happening to them and why. What does the 11:11 signify?

11:11 is a pre-encoded trigger placed into our cellular memory banks prior to our descent into matter which, when activated, signifies that our time of completion is near. This refers to the completion of duality. When the 11:11 appears to you, it is your wake-up call. A direct channel opens up between you and the Invisible. When this happens, it is time to reflect on whatever you are doing for a moment and Look Larger. A transfer is in position. You can enter the Greater Reality if you wish pray or meditate and seed your future and also, you can be seeded by the Invisible. You can ask for help in some specific area of your life or simply listen quietly and receive a revelation. The appearance of 11:11 is an always beneficial act of Divine Intervention telling you that it is time to take a good look around you and see what is really happening. It's time to pierce the veils of illusion that keep us bound to an unreal world. You have been chosen, because you are ready, to step into the Greater Reality. To lead the way for others into a new way of living, into a Greater Love. To ascend from duality into Oneness.

The 11.11 is the bridge our vitality and oneness. It is our pathway into the positive unknown and beyond.

We know for a fact that the Illuminati elites DO THINGS ACCORDING TO WHAT THEY DEEM NUMERICALLY SIGNIFICANT DATES/TIMES. Whether you like it or accept it or not, this is how THEY act.


Imagine you were a detective working on a case of a serial killer who either leaves the number "33" in blood next to the victim, or kills his next victim "33" days apart from the last. As a detective, you might be able to link the murders to the same killer.

The case that global Freemasonry is pulling off and covering up terror events for the establishment financiers and elite family dynasties, who desire to bring the whole world under their rule or order, has become way too mathematically *unmistakable* to deny.

Here's a short explanation of what is meant by the last statement:

The facts disclose that elite Freemasons are setting the timing of major acts of terror to ritually use their favourite numbers, sign their deeds, and celebrate *anniversaries* of their power over the world. Anniversaries? What anniversaries?

According to the book, Holy Blood, Holy Grail:

Nine original "Knights Templar" founded Freemasonry in 1111 AD.

Imagine that.

It almost looks as if 9-11 was picked to commemorate the Freemasonic Order's inception. But then, wouldn't the Pentagon, the centre of military power in the world be associated with 9-11 too?

Yes, in fact it was. Construction began on the Pentagon on September 11th, 1941: *60 years to the fateful day*.

What else? Well, on September 11th, 1971 there was a "Shakeup at the Kremlin" over the death of Nikita Krushchev. Anything else? Well in 1972 at the Munich Olympic Games, you may recall "11" Israeli athletes were executed by 'terrorists' on September 11th, 1972, and *19 years previous to the fateful day in NYC*.

That was the first global terror event, on September 11th, 1972! Just a coincidence?

In 1973, on September 11th, there was an unsettling military overthrow of the democratically elected Chilean president.

But what else? What is the "big one", if there is one?

Well, on September 11th, 1990 the current president's father, both 33 degree Freemasons and Skull & Bones occult fraternity secret society members, gave a speech in front of congress proclaiming "Out of these troubled times {the Gulf War episode}, we can see our 5th objective, a 'New World Order' coming into view. This is not about one small country {the USA }, it's a BIG IDEA, a New World Order, where nations join in common cause to reach the common aspirations of mankind."

Well, what in the hell was that speech all about?

On the *11th year anniversary* of that speech, Flight "11", as we are told, hit the big 11 in NYC, at 11 minutes to 9.

So, on 9-11:

* 9 Templar Knights of 1111AD, Flight 11 @ 9am,

* the *60th anniversary* celebration of the Pentagon,

* the *30th year anniversary* of the death of a Soviet Premier,

* the *19th year anniversary of the slaughter of "11" Israeli athletes,

* the *18th year anniversary* of the overthrow of a democratically elected president in Chile,

* and the *"11th" year anniversary* of a speech Bush I gave in front of congress mentioning the "New World Order" - all on 9-11's!

Surely just odd coincidences? Nothing to be concerned about? Hmmm... seems here like a serial killer might be at work. Al-CIA-da, sort of speak?

But when did Bush I speak of a "New World Order" again? He did in front of the United Nations on February 1st, 1992. He stated in the same speech "Soon the American people will pledge their allegiance to the sacred principles enshrined in the United Nation's Charter."

So what happened on the *11th anniversary* of that New World Order speech? Well, the Space Shuttle Columbia came barrelling in right over the "33rd" parallel on February 1st, 2003. And is it just another coincidence that 33 degree Freemason Dick Cheney was in Dallas, Texas that morning, and saw the [human disaster] comet streak firsthand? Was it just another added coincidence that that the U.N. sponsored flight had 1 astronaut from each of the seven continents onboard? (Hint: It was intentionally sacrificed folks...)

For space shuttle buffs, do you know the number of the runway that the Space Shuttle travels on from its hanger to its launch pad? The runway is number '33'. The launch pad is numbered 39. Hmmm... Did Freemasons construct the Kennedy Space Centre too? It appears so...

Have other strange things happened on the "33rd" parallel? Yes, Hiroshima also lies on the 33rd degree parallel. Enola Gay mission number "13" bombed that town on August 6th, and Nagasaki was hit 3 days later on the 9th, thereby using multiples of 3 and 13. Also, John F. Kennedy was shot in Dallas in the Free Masonic-designed "Dealey Plaza".

And just what was does the date of his assassination tell us, if anything? Well, it was 11-22/1963. Was it just another coincidence that 11 + 22 = 33 and 33 degree Freemason Lyndon Johnson took the presidency and resumed the Vietnam War that Kennedy was trying to end? That must be why 80+% of Americans polled think the government was involved in Kennedy's assassination and helped cover it up too. And was it just another coincidence that 11-22/1963 was exactly "13" months after JFK delivered his world televised "13 days of October" speech on 10-22/1962?

So, from the apparent pattern associated with serial killing in the world - does it seem like a global cabal of 33rd degree Freemasons are trying to create a "New World Order" through assassinations and the use of fear & terrorism as a political tool? Go figure! As the devil is in the details... and as the old adage goes, 'the proof is in the pudding'.

Freemasonry has produced hundreds of more examples of this as well, in masterminding global 'history'. Please either get a copy of or download the "33 degrees of Terrorism: The Freemasonic Design of History" available at and

Eric J. Rainbolt

What Else has the "111" Name? The Name' s 111, Fighter-Bomber, 111

From: German Secret Projects of WW2 Vol. 4
by Peter Allen

We cannot have this discussion without bringing up the Rockefeller Nazi's MILitary-INDustrial COMPlex (MILINDCOMP) to find supernatural evil connections to 11:11. The U.S. MILINDCOMP stole several thousand Nazi scientists back to the U.S, where they continued their 3rd Reich Precision Guided Munitions (PGMs) and aircraft projects for the 4th Reich; go to the web page below and read SOME OF THE NAZI NAMES AND THEIR SPECIALTIES:

One of the key ideas of the Nazi aerospace engineers was how to fly SUPERSONICALLY and break-through the "sound barrier" formed by our dense atmosphere. You may be an AmeroExceptionalist and jump to the conclusion that "we don't need no stinkin Nazi scientists!" (say like "We Need no Stinkin' Badges!"); look at CHUCK YEAGER, he broke the sound barrier in 1947!

Colonel Chuck Yaeger USAF

Yes, let's take a look at the BELL X-1. Who came over to work for them?

Nazi General Walter Dornberger....

And how did the X-1 break the sound barrier?

By having THIN WINGS and being shaped like a bullet.

In other words, it was a parlor trick to get past Mach 1; the X-1 couldn't fly under its own power from take-off and land safely at a slow speed--it was dropped by a B-29 bomber and then crash-landed by test pilots. To fly distances you need FUEL and to land safely you need wings that are thick to carry the former and create lift at lower speeds. The German's figured out the swept and delta shaped wings to get the speed by tricking the air that the leading edge was really farther back, but landings were still dangerously fast and hot. The Nazis already had ideas to fix this--SWING THE WINGS.

F-111 Fuel Tankage

Have the entire plane's wings swing from forward and straight for take-off and landings to swept back for high-speed. Americans began to test swing-wing X-planes and were ready by the early 1960s with the TFX program to build such a fighter-bomber. A member of the Messerschmitt family fills us in:

Messerschmitt started design of a swing-wing fighter in 1942, and started construction of a prototype in 1944. An effort that was called Project P1101.

This prototype was captured by the Americans, shipped to the U.S. and studied by Bell. And then, Bell built two copies, called the X-5, from the same design.

X-5 Test Plane for Swing Wings

The Russians had already shot a performance-degraded (sabotaged) U-2 jet sailplane with thin wings out of the sky with SA-2 surface-to-air missiles (SAMs) so CIA Director Allen Dulles could smash the upcoming Peace Conference. POTUS Eisenhower was going "soft" on the Rockefeller MILINDCOMP and starting to act like he was President of the United States--and not an Illuminati puppet and wanted to meet with Soviet Premier Nikita Krushchev (also starting to disobey his Rothschild Illuminati bosses) to end of the Rockefeller vs. Rothschild "Cold War"--which would be very bad for profits. We were building a high-altitude B-70 bomber that could travel at Mach 3 at U-2 altitudes but the Dr. Strangeloves at the USAF were increasingly concerned that they would be too exposed up there and eventually faster SAMs would still shoot-them down. An occasional SR-71 spy plane at Mach 3 at high altitude with stealthy features to be a small radar blip one can get by with, probably not swarms of large bombers.

So the TFX would try a different approach and fly at LOW ALTITUDE at extremely high speeds and hide amongst the ground to penetrate Soviet and anyone else's MILINDCOMP's integrated air defenses (IADs). So as to not let you forget who was bringing this marvel to you at tax dollars, the Rockefeller Illuminati dubbed it the "F-111" to be its occult calling card.

Now don't get my wrong, I LOVE the F-111.

It's a great airplane and it may have even been better had the RepubloNazis at Boeing built it with less bugs in it--instead for DemoSocialist political benefit by General Dynamics (GD) in Texas that POTUS John F. Kennedy's VP Lyndon Johnson banked on for political power and kick-backs. Go back to the list of Operation PAPERCLIP of Nazi scientists--Texas became a virtual German 4th Reich colony for them. A lot of Nazi German ideas got built there--the delta-wing B-58 Hustler was already in limited service but burned up too much fuel and couldn't reach the Rothschild Illuminati Soviet Union without a lot of tanker help. It also crashed a lot on take-offs and landings. In contrast, the F-111 with its swing wings could sip on fuel to reach the target area at high altitudes then swing back its wings and dive into hair-raising low altitudes and penetrate at Mach 1 just above the tree tops with the plane being flown automatically by terrain-following radar (TFR). Others followed the F-111 idea; North American Rockwell's giant B-1A/B Lancer...

...and the Russian Backfires and even larger TU-160 Blackjacks come to mind. These aircraft can sink entire fleets of vulnerable surface ships with their anti-ship missiles (ASMs).

Tu-22M Backfire Medium Bomber

Tu-160 Blackjack Heavy Bombers

Even the Euros got into the act with their group-hug Panavia Tornadoes which are the smallest and lightest swing-wings in service.

Sleek Tornado Fighter-Bomber: German Idea in German Markings

Much has been written about the "TFX scandal" and it's all true--the GD F-111 was inferior to the Boeing proposal--but the Kennedy Democrats needed the Texas geolocation votes. The scandal also meant JFK was going to "jettison" (like my aeronautical terminology?) LBJ from the 1964 ticket. However, like keeping Dulles on as CIA Director for almost a year to plot his assassination in 1961, JFK let LBJ know about it and the latter joined in on the conspiracy to murder the out-of-control POTUS who had gone "rogue" on his Illuminati masters.

So it's odd to hear the alleged "liberal" Democratic Socialist POTUS LBJ who is supposed to be all butter and no guns revealing the F-111 and the SR-71 to the world in 1964 when he had gunned down JFK to get there. Soon he would be sending these planes into danger over the extremely low and high altitudes of Vietnam for the MILIINDCOMP profits and Asian population reduction Kennedy had tried to deny them. What's interesting is that so far, the F-111 is the last three-digit fighter-bomber we have fielded; ever since then it's been F-14, F-15, F-16, F-22 (2 x 11), F-35 etc. making it the last of the "Century Series" fighter-bombers that began with the F-100 Super Sabre which had Nazi German swept-wings able to break the sound barrier without having to dive to do it.

F-111 taking out a North Vietnamese Target; Art by Ron Wong

Flying the F-111 on the deck at Mach 1 into North Vietnamese air defenses which included every peasant armed with a rifle firing into the air was EXTREMELY DANGEROUS; several planes were lost even with their clever crew escape pods.

RAAF F-111s extremely low over a crowd!


Remains Returned September 30, 1977
Name: Allen Upton Graham
Rank/Branch: O2/US Air Force
Date of Birth: 27 February 1945
Home City of Record: Mobile AL
Date of Loss: 17 October 1972
Country of Loss: North Vietnam
Loss Coordinates: 211526N 1054135E (WJ719506)
Status (in 1973): Missing In Action
Category: 1
Acft/Vehicle/Ground: F-111A
Refno: 1939
Other Personnel In Incident: James A. Hockridge (remains returned)

Source: Compiled by Homecoming II Project 01 April 1991 from one or more of the following: raw data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA families, published sources, interviews. Updated by the P.O.W. NETWORK 1998.


SYNOPSIS: The F-111 was first used in Southeast Asia in March 1968 during Operation COMBAT LANCER and flew nearly 3,000 missions during the war despite frequent periods of grounding. From 1968 to 1973, the F-111 was grounded several months because of excess losses of aircraft. By 1969, there had been 15 x F-111's downed by malfunction or enemy fire. The major malfunctions involved engine problems and problems with the terrain following radar (TFR) which reads the terrain ahead and flies over any obstructions.

Eight of the F-111's downed during the war were flown by crews that were captured or declared missing. The first was one of two F-111's downed during Operation COMBAT LANCER, during which the F-111 crews conducted night and all-weather attacks against targets in North Vietnam. On March 28, the F-111A flown by Maj. Henry E. MacCann and Capt. Dennis L. Graham was downed near the airfield at Phu Xa, about 5 miles northwest of the city of Dong Hoi in Quang Binh Province, North Vietnam. Both MacCann and Graham were declared Missing in Action. Graham had been a graduate of Texas A & M in 1963. The crew of the second F-111 downed during March 1968 was recovered.

On April 22, 1968 at about 7:30 p.m., Navy LCdr. David L. Cooley and Air Force LtCol. Edwin D. Palmgren departed the 428th Tactical Fighter Squadron at Ubon Air Base, Thailand to fly an attack mission against the Mi Le Highway Ferry over Dai Giang along Route 101. They were to pass over very heavily defended areas of Laos at rather low altitude. Although searches continued for four days, no wreckage was ever found. The loss coordinates are located near Quang Bien, in Laos, although the two men are listed as Missing in Action in North Vietnam.

As a result of the loss of the Cooley/Palmgren F-111A, the Air Force suspended use of the aircraft for a limited period to investigate the cause of the losses and make any necessary modifications. After the aircraft returned to the air, the crashes resumed. When the 15th F-111 went down in late 1969 because of mechanical failure, all F-111's were grounded and the plane did not return to Vietnam service for several months.

In September 1972 F-111A's were returned to Southeast Asia. On September 29, 1972, the F-111A flown by Maj. William C. Coltman and commanded by 1Lt. Robert A. Brett, Jr. went down in North Vietnam on the Red River about 10 miles southwest of the city of Yen Bai. Inexplicably, the National League of Families published a list in 1974 that indicated that Robert A. Brett had survived the downing of his aircraft, and that the loss location was in Laos, not North Vietnam. Both men remain Missing in Action.

On October 17, 1972, Capt. James A. Hockridge and 1Lt. Allen U. Graham were flying an F-111A near the city of Cho Moi in Bac Thai Province, North Vietnam, when their aircraft was shot down. Later, Hanoi released a photo showing the ID cards of both men, and other military papers from the crash. Both Hockridge and Graham were mentioned in the story, which featured photos of the totally burned wreckage of the aircraft, even though the military papers and ID cards showed no fire damage. Radio Hanoi claimed both pilots died in the crash and that this was the 4,000th aircraft downed over North Vietnam. A later broadcast reported some remains were recovered and buried along the Ca Lo River. Both men were listed as Missing in Action, until their remains were returned by the Vietnamese September 30, 1977.

On November 7, 1972, Maj. Robert M. Brown and Maj. Robert D. Morrissey flew an F-111A on a mission over North Vietnam. Morrissey, on his second tour of Vietnam, was a 20-year veteran of the Air Force. The aircraft was first reported lost over North Vietnam, but loss coordinates released later indicated that the aircraft was lost in Khammouane Province, Laos near the city of Ban Phaphilang. Both Brown and Morrissey remain missing.

On November 21, 1972, the F-111A flown by Capt. Ronald D. Stafford and Capt. Charles J. Caffarelli went down about halfway between Hue and Da Nang in South Vietnam. Both the pilot and side-seater were thought to have died in the crash into the South China Sea, but no remains were ever found.

On December 18, 1972, LtCol. Ronald J. Ward and Maj. James R. McElvain were flying an F-111 on a combat mission over North Vietnam when their aircraft was forced to ditch in the Gulf of Tonkin near the coastline at Hoanh Dong. It was suspected that these two airmen may have ejected. They remain Missing in Action.

The last missing F-111A team to be shot down was Capt. Robert D. Sponeyberger and 1Lt. William W. Wilson. Sponeyberger and Wilson were flying a typical F-111 tactical mission when they were hit - flying at supersonic speed only a few hundred feet altitude. They were declared Missing in Action.

In 1973, however, Sponeyberger and Wilson were released by the North Vietnamese, who had held them prisoner since the day their aircraft was shot down. Their story revealed another possibility as to why so many F-111's had been lost.

Air Force officials had suspected mechanical problems, but really had no idea why the planes were lost because they fly singly and out of radio contact. Capt. Sponeyberger and 1Lt. Wilson had ruled out mechanical problems. "It seems logical that we were hit by small arms," Wilson said, "By what you would classify as a 'Golden BB' - just a lucky shot." Sponeyberger added that small arms at low-level were the most feared weapons by F-111 pilots. The SAM-2 used in North Vietnam was ineffective at the low altitudes flown by the F-111, and anti-aircraft cannot sweep the sky fast enough to keep up with the aircraft.

That a 91,000 pound aircraft flying at supersonic speeds could be knocked out of the air by an ordinary bullet from a hand-held rifle or machine gun is a David and Goliath-type story the Vietnamese must love to tell and retell.

As reports continue to be received by the U.S. Government build a strong case for belief that hundreds of these missing Americans are still alive and in captivity, one must wonder if their retention provides yet another David and Goliath story for Vietnamese propaganda. The F-111 missions were hazardous and the pilots who flew them brave and skilled. Fourteen Americans remain missing from F-111 aircrafts downed in Southeast Asia. If any of them are among those said to be still missing, what must they be thinking of us?

We know some F-111 crews survived over North Vietnam; here is an escape pod captured and is now in a Russian aerospace museum. Perhaps their crews were taken to Russia due to their technological knowledge and still languish in prisons there like the passengers from KAL007 that survived the shoot-down and ditched into the sea?

The excellent web site points out their successes:

The first combat missions resumed on October 5, 1972, were medium altitude drops on the passes just over the North Vietnamese border. By mid October the F-111As were once again attacking targets in high threat areas. The F-111As flew at night and solo. Four F-111A's could deliver the bomb loads of 20 x F-4 Phantoms !! They flew without Wild Weasel or EB-66 electronic countermeasure escort aircraft or KC-135 tankers (needed by the F-4s which they replaced) and in all weather. F-111A's flew 20 strikes over North Vietnam on November 8 1972, in weather that grounded other aircraft. In addition to dropping their own bombs, the F-111A's also served as pathfinders, directing other fighters where to drop their bombs. They also participated in the LINEBACKER II bombing campaign between December 18 and 29, 1972. During Constant Guard V / LINEBACKER ( September 28, 1972 through the end of March 1973 ) the 18 F-111A's from the 429th TFS and 430th TFS flew over 4,0000 combat sorties with six combat losses. The resulting 0.015 percent loss rate made the F-111A the most survivable combat aircraft of the Vietnam War. Even so still not a good point with those that deployed with the first pre-production 1966 models of COMBAT LANCER !

The air war in Vietnam ended following the January 1973 peace agreement with North Vietnam. By the end of July 1974,the F-111As had moved from Takhli to Korat RTAFB and with the 429th TFS and 428th TFS transferring to the 347th TFW.

During the post Vietnam war era, the F-111A's of the 347th TFW at Korat continued flying combat missions in Southeast Asia (mostly Cambodia and southern Laos), These missions were against communist forces trying to overthrow the Government of Cambodia. In May 1975, F-111A's located the SS Mayaguez after it was hijacked by Cambodian communists, and on May 14, the F-111A's sank one of the gunboats escorting the SS Mayaguez. The two squadrons (428th and 429th TFS) remained at Korat until returning to the U.S. in mid-June 1975.

F-111s Smashing the Libyan Air Force in 1986 Operation EL DORADO CANYON; Art by Ron Wong

The USAF kept at it and eventually the F-111 became a legend by daring low-level penetration raids into Libya in 1986:

Libyan Wars, 1980-1989, Part 4
By Tom Cooper
Nov 13, 2003, 03:36

...and in Gulf War 1 where its stealth and surprise coupled by laser-guided PGMs were critical at taking out key targets to bring down the enemy's IAD system as well as targets that were too heavily defended to have one leisurely shine a laser beam at them at medium altitude. NATO Tornadoes flew in at extremely low-level and cratered Iraqi runways grounding the enemy's air force--but not without cost.

EF-111 Raven jammers enabled non-stealthy planes to penetrate Iraqi Air Defenses

So it's a shame that a few years after DESERT STORM the USAF retired all of their F-111s to include the EF-111 Ravens our only radar jamming plane that could actually penetrate to do this. Now the USAF has narrowed itself into over-reliance upon flight performance-compromised planes that are shaped to evade radar detection flying at medium altitudes (above 10, 000 feet) which are above the birds, towers, mountains, telephone poles, bridges, bullets, cannon shells and other anti-aircraft artillery (AAA) that F-111s and other swing-wing planes routinely fly into and sometimes crash. If the medium altitude stealth effect wears off as it surely will, the USAF--and the USN and the USMC are going to find themselves screwed by being in planes less flight performance enabled than Russian SU-35 Flankers. They are going to need lots of radar jamming aircraft, too. B-1B Lancers may be the only planes able to penetrate enemy air defenses at low-level to take them out so the rest can get through the door.

F-111s over the waves; Art by Ron Wong

I don't know exactly how large the F-111's bomb bay is, but it seems to me that a small POD could be created to carry a two-man recon/sabotage team at extremely low altitude and high speed, drop it and have switch blade wings unfold for it to land--like depicted somewhat in the ubersexy Angelina Jolie (defacto female James Bond) Tomb Raider 2: The Cradle of Life movie at higher altitudes.

A larger infil pod could be fitted into the B-1B. Either the small or large glider pod could also be used in the B-2 at higher altitudes, too.

RAAF F-111 snagging arrester wire for wheels-up landing

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) still flies the F-111 known unofficially as the "Aardvark" by its long nose. Maybe they will develop such a pod for their F-111s to land on the water and become a powered stealth boat recon/spy asset to lay out a picket line in the face of incoming enemy naval attacks? Certainly it would be a great way to get James Bonds into a target area. The glider pods could sail back to base under their own power or be picked up by an VTOL aircraft like a F-35 or a seaplane.

Now back to 11:11...when do you think the Illuminati is going to use it again on us?

Understanding Evil is Key To Defeating the Enemy

As Fleming states, Blofeld's SPECTRE is the enemy of mankind as in a Nero, Caligula or a Hitler--which means he's really sending us a signal that we are to fight the very real Rockefeller/Rothschild Illuminatis who go by all the occult code words and numbers he has revealed to us in his James Bond books--and later his movies to a lesser extent.

Know thy enemy.

The first suspicion is November 11, 2011 (11.11.11) could be a juicy date for the Illuminati evil-doers to pull off another False Flag 9/11 Reichstag Fire type con job on us. We should publish a list of juicy Illuminati dates and tell everyone to be on the look-out for them to DENY THEM THE SURPRISE THEY SEEK. This is called SPOILING THEIR ATTACK. If done right, they would have to do their evil deeds on supernaturally un-charged dates--boo hoo! to them.

Read Gavin Marshall's article below in the NOTES section on how the Rockefeller Illuminati Nazis used the phony terror group better known as "al CIAduh" to con the hate-filled American nativist red-necks into a phony "GWOT" which we have wasted $$$ BILLIONS $$$ and lives and limbs on for almost a decade now and counting....

James Bond is For Real.


1. You Only Live Twice, Ian Fleming, Penguin Book, London, England 2002; pages 238-239

2. The Bond Code: The Dark World of Ian Fleming and James Bond; Philip Gardiner; Career Press, Franklin lakes, New Jersey, 2008

3. Google search about 11:11:

4. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Morgan Reynolds' Web Page on the Rockefeller Illuminati Guilt

5. Fascinating Web Page Exploring 9/11 Numerology Possibilities


The Rockefeller Nazi Neocon Illuminati CFR Has Academic Outer Circle Members Who Provide "Window-Dressing" Who Cry Liberal-like Crocodile Tears to Cover it's Malicious Evil


Bush is a liar; he NEVER wanted peace, stability and democracy to take hold in Iraq or he wouldn't have fired LTG Jay Garner's team and rejected re-hiring the Iraqi Army and governmental workers.

The Bush/CFR Plan was ALWAYS to let Iraq fall apart into Civil War; to have ragheads fight amongst themselves as per the CFR Zbigniew Brzezinski Imperialistic plan and to create the need for an OCCUPATION RACKET for U.S. corporations and the military to increase their profits and budgets.


The Imperial Anatomy of Al-Qaeda. The CIA's Drug-Running Terrorists and the 'Arc of Crisi's" Part I

By Andrew Gavin Marshall

It's ironic Bazzi is a JUNIOR member of the CFR--yet he is in the dark about what the real ruling members are doing. He is a part of the academic window-dressing supplied by the majority of the CFR's 4500 members for the Zbigniew Brzezinskis to con the rest of us. Busty Tomb Raider, female James Bondette, Angelina Jolie is now part of the Illuminati's Hollywood sex appeal sugar-coating as a Junior CFR member. Others portray her as being even more involved as a mind-controled MONARCH sex slave. [Does she take house calls?]


Posted By: ironwolf <Send E-Mail>
Date: Sunday, 25-Feb-2007 20:18:11

Only in America.

Our favorite Illuminati Mind Controlled Slave Angelia Jolie has joined the Illuminati division called "Council on Foreign Relations"

She makes Lara Croft movies where her father was a "member of the Illuminati".

She allows her masters to tattoo a reptilian on her body.

She is a member of the U.N.

She drinks blood.

She uses magik to charm Brad Pitt. (Bat powder??)

She is bi-sexual.

Her perversions with Billy Bob are legendary

She could easily be elected to the senate

"On Friday night, the council's membership accepted Jolie's nomination - meaning she will soon be rubbing elbows with other club members such as Dick Cheney, Condoleezza Rice, Henry Kissinger, Colin Powell and Alan Greenspan"

Looks like they are going to have a dinner party.

And she is the main meal.


Responses To This Article


alchemist -- Monday, 26-Feb-2007 00:05:15

Bush/CFR foreign policy is MALICIOUS--not incompetent.

Obama/CFR foreign policy (ass u ming he is not Rothschild Illuminati controlled) is LESS MALICIOUS as long as American troops are occupying Iraq/Afghanistan and stirring up rebellion there.

Mohamad Bazzi

Adjunct Senior Fellow for Middle Eastern Studies

Contact Info:
Phone: +1.212.998.3613

New York, NY

So, Who Won the War in Iraq ? Iran

By Mohamad Bazzi

BEIRUT, Lebanon - In February 2003, as he marshaled the United States for war, President George W. Bush declared: "A new regime in Iraq would serve as a dramatic and inspiring example of freedom for other nations in the region."

Now, as the U.S. military concludes its combat role - which President Barack Obama will formally announce from the Oval Office on Tuesday - Iraq is indeed a dramatic example for the Middle East , but not in the ways that Bush and his administration envisioned. Iraq did not become a beacon of democracy, nor did it create a domino effect that toppled other dictatorial regimes in the Arab world. Instead, the Iraq war has unleashed a new wave of sectarian hatred and upset the Persian Gulf's strategic balance, helping Iran consolidate its role as the dominant regional power.

The Bush administration argued that its goal was to protect U.S. interests and security in the long run. But the region is far more unstable and combustible than it was when U.S. forces began their march to Baghdad seven years ago. Throughout the Middle East, relations between Sunnis and Shiites are badly strained by the sectarian bloodletting in Iraq . Sunnis are worried about the regional ascendance of the Shiite-led regime in Iran; its nuclear program; its growing influence on the Iraqi leadership; and its meddling in other countries with large Shiite communities, especially Lebanon.

Iran is the biggest beneficiary of the American misadventure in Iraq. The U.S. ousted Tehran 's sworn enemy, Saddam Hussein, from power. Then Washington helped install a Shiite government for the first time in Iraq 's modern history. As U.S. troops became mired in fighting an insurgency and containing a civil war, Iran extended its influence over all of Iraq 's Shiite factions.

Today's Middle East has been shaped by several proxy wars. In Iraq , neighboring Sunni regimes backed Sunni militants, while Iran supported Shiite militias. In Lebanon , an alliance between Washington and authoritarian Sunni Arab regimes - Egypt , Jordan , Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries -backed a Sunni-led government against Hezbollah, a Shiite militia funded by Iran. And in the Palestinian territories, Iran and Syria supported the militant Hamas, while the U.S. and its Arab allies backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his Fatah movement.

In 2007, at the height of the insurgency and sectarian conflict in Iraq , I went to see Marwan Kabalan, a political scientist at Damascus University . He explained the regional dynamics better than anyone else. "Everyone is fighting battles through local proxies. It's like the Cold War," he told me. "All regimes in the Middle East recognize that America has lost the war in Iraq. They're all maneuvering to protect their interests and to gain something out of the American defeat."

With U.S. influence waning and Iran ascendant, Iraq 's other neighbors are still jockeying to gain a foothold with the new government in Baghdad . For example, Saudi Arabia 's ruling Al-Saud dynasty views itself as the rightful leader of the Muslim world, but Iran is challenging that leadership right now.

Although Saudi Arabia has a Sunni majority, its rulers fear Iran 's potential influence over a sizable and sometimes-restive Shiite population concentrated in the kingdom's oil-rich Eastern Province. In Bahrain (another American ally in the Persian Gulf ), the Shiite majority is chafing under Sunni rulers who also fear Iran 's reach.

Even worse, the brutal war between Iraq 's Shiite majority and Sunni minority unleashed sectarian hatreds that are difficult to contain. This blowback has been most keenly felt in Lebanon , a small country with a history of religious strife. During Lebanon 's 15-year civil war, which ended in 1990, the sectarian divide was between Muslims and Christians. This time, the conflict is mainly between Sunnis and Shiites - and it is fueled, in part, by the bloodbath in Iraq.

After Saddam was executed in December 2006, Sunnis saw the U.S. and the Shiite-dominated Iraqi government as killing off the last vestiges of Arab nationalism. Although Saddam was once a dependable ally of the West, by the 1990s he was among the few Arab leaders who defied the United States and European powers. In the Sunni view, America and its allies eradicated the idea of a glorious Arab past without offering any replacement for it - other than sectarianism.

In 2007 and 2008, Lebanese Sunnis felt besieged as they watched news from Iraq of Shiite death squads executing Sunnis and driving them out of Baghdad neighborhoods. At the same time, Hezbollah was trying to topple the Sunni-led Lebanese government by staging street protests and a massive sit-in that paralyzed downtown Beirut . In January 2007, as they confronted Hezbollah supporters during a nationwide strike, groups of Sunnis waved posters of Saddam and chanted his name in front of TV cameras.

It was a rich contradiction: American-allied Sunnis in Lebanon carrying posters of Saddam, a dictator the U.S. had spent billions of dollars and lost thousands of lives to depose. But it was also a declaration of war. Saddam, after all, killed hundreds of thousands of Shiites in Iraq. Many Lebanese Shiites have relatives in Iraq , and the two communities have had close ties for centuries. Lebanon 's political factions eventually compromised on a new government, but the underlying sectarian tensions are still in place, with everyone keeping a wary eye on Iraq.

As Iraq 's Sunnis, Shiites and Kurds argue over sharing power and the country's oil wealth, violence is on the rise yet again. The latest elections produced a deadlocked parliament in Baghdad that has not been able to agree on a new government. Far from becoming a model of freedom and religious coexistence.

Iraq remains a powder keg that could ignite sectarian conflict across the Middle East.

Mohamad Bazzi is a journalism professor at New York University and an adjunct senior fellow for Middle East studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

7. The Imperial Anatomy of Al-Qaeda. The CIA's Drug-Running Terrorists and the "Arc of Crisis"

Part I

By Andrew Gavin Marshall

URL of this article:

Global Research,

September 5, 2010


As the 9th anniversary of 9/11 nears, and the war on terror continues to be waged and grows in ferocity and geography, it seems all the more imperative to return to the events of that fateful September morning and re-examine the reasons for war and the nature of the stated culprit, Al-Qaeda.

The events of 9/11 pervade the American and indeed the world imagination as an historical myth. The events of that day and those leading up to it remain largely unknown and little understood by the general public, apart from the disturbing images repeated ad nauseam in the media. The facts and troubled truths of that day are lost in the folklore of the 9/11 myth: that the largest attack carried out on American ground was orchestrated by 19 Muslims armed with box cutters and urged on by religious fundamentalism, all under the direction of Osama bin Laden, the leader of a global terrorist network called al-Qaeda, based out of a cave in Afghanistan.

The myth sweeps aside the facts and complex nature of terror, al-Qaeda, the American empire and literally defies the laws of physics. As John F. Kennedy once said, "The greatest enemy of the truth is not the lie - deliberate, contrived, and dishonest - but the myth - persistent, pervasive, and unrealistic."

This three-part series on "The Imperial Anatomy of Al-Qaeda" examines the geopolitical historical origins and nature of what we today know as al-Qaeda, which is in fact an Anglo-American intelligence network of terrorist assets used to advance American and NATO imperial objectives in various regions around the world.

Part 1 examines the origins of the intelligence network known as the Safari Club, which financed and organized an international conglomerate of terrorists, the CIA's role in the global drug trade, the emergence of the Taliban and the origins of al-Qaeda.

The Safari Club

Following Nixon's resignation as President, Gerald Ford became the new US President in 1974. Henry Kissinger remained as Secretary of State and Ford brought into his administration two names that would come to play important roles in the future of the American Empire: Donald Rumsfeld as Ford's Chief of Staff, and Dick Cheney, as Deputy Assistant to the President. The Vice President was Nelson Rockefeller, David Rockefeller's brother. When Donald Rumsfeld was promoted to Secretary of Defense, Dick Cheney was promoted to Chief of Staff. Ford had also appointed a man named George H.W. Bush as CIA Director. In 1976, a coalition of intelligence agencies was formed, which was called the Safari Club. This marked the discreet and highly covert coordination among various intelligence agencies, which would last for decades. It formed at a time when the CIA was embroiled in domestic scrutiny over the Watergate scandal and a Congressional investigation into covert CIA activities, forcing the CIA to become more covert in its activities.

In 2002, the Saudi intelligence chief, Prince Turki bin Faisal gave a speech in which he stated that in response to the CIA's need for more discretion, "a group of countries got together in the hope of fighting Communism and established what was called the Safari Club. The Safari Club included France, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, and Iran [under the Shah]."[1] However, "The Safari Club needed a network of banks to finance its intelligence operations. With the official blessing of George H.W. Bush as the head of the CIA," Saudi intelligence chief, Kamal Adham, "transformed a small Pakistani merchant bank, the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI), into a world-wide money-laundering machine, buying banks around the world to create the biggest clandestine money network in history."[2]

As CIA director, George H.W. Bush "cemented strong relations with the intelligence services of both Saudi Arabia and the shah of Iran. He worked closely with Kamal Adham, the head of Saudi intelligence, brother-in-law of King Faisal and an early BCCI insider." Adham had previously acted as a "channel between [Henry] Kissinger and [Egyptian President] Anwar Sadat" in 1972. In 1976, Iran, Egypt, and Saudi Arabia formed the Safari Club "to conduct through their own intelligence agencies operations that were now difficult for the CIA," which was largely organized by the head of French intelligence, Alexandre de Marenches.[3]

The "Arc of Crisis" and the Iranian Revolution

When Jimmy Carter became President in 1977, he appointed over two-dozen members of the Trilateral Commission to his administration, which was an international think tank formed by Zbigniew Brzezinski and David Rockefeller in 1973. Brzezinski had invited Carter to join the Trilateral Commission, and when Carter became President, Brzezinski became National Security Adviser; Cyrus Vance, also a member of the Commission, became Secretary of State; and Samuel Huntington, another Commission member, became Coordinator of National Security and Deputy to Brzezinski. Author and researcher Peter Dale Scott deserves much credit for his comprehensive analysis of the events leading up to and during the Iranian Revolution in his book, The Road to 9/11,* which provides much of the information below.

Samuel Huntington [EDITOR: Clash of Civilizations] and Zbigniew Brzezinski were to determine the U.S. policy position in the Cold War, and the U.S.-Soviet policy they created was termed, "Cooperation and Competition," in which Brzezinski would press for "Cooperation" when talking to the press, yet, privately push for "competition." So, while Secretary of State Cyrus Vance was pursuing détente with the Soviet Union, Brzezinski was pushing for American supremacy over the Soviet Union. Brzezinski and Vance would come to disagree on almost every issue.[4]

In 1978, Zbigniew Brzezinski gave a speech in which he stated, "An arc of crisis stretches along the shores of the Indian Ocean, with fragile social and political structures in a region of vital importance to us threatened with fragmentation. The resulting political chaos could well be filled by elements hostile to our values and sympathetic to our adversaries." The Arc of Crisis stretched from Indochina to southern Africa, although, more specifically, the particular area of focus was "the nations that stretch across the southern flank of the Soviet Union from the Indian subcontinent to Turkey, and southward through the Arabian Peninsula to the Horn of Africa." Further, the "center of gravity of this arc is Iran, the world's fourth largest oil producer and for more than two decades a citadel of U.S. military and economic strength in the Middle East. Now it appears that the 37-year reign of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi is almost over, ended by months of rising civil unrest and revolution."[5]

[EDITOR: a pro-German Nazi]

With rising discontent in the region, "There was this idea that the Islamic forces could be used against the Soviet Union. The theory was, there was an arc of crisis, and so an arc of Islam could be mobilized to contain the Soviets. It was a Brzezinski concept."[6] A month prior to Brzezinski's speech, in November of 1978, "President Carter named the Bilderberg group's George Ball, another member of the Trilateral Commission, to head a special White House Iran task force under the National Security Council's Brzezinski." Further, "Ball recommended that Washington drop support for the Shah of Iran and support the fundamentalist Islamic opposition of Ayatollah Khomeini."[7] George Ball's visit to Iran was a secret mission.[8]

Throughout 1978, the Shah was under the impression that "the Carter administration was plotting to topple his regime." In 1978, the Queen and Shah's wife, told Manouchehr Ganji, a minister in the Shah's government, that, "I wanted to tell you that the Americans are maneuvering to bring down the Shah," and she continued saying that she believed "they even want to topple the regime."[9] The U.S. Ambassador to Iran, William Sullivan, thought that the revolution would succeed, and told this to Ramsey Clark, former U.S. Attorney General under the Johnson administration, as well as professor Richard Falk, when they were visiting Sullivan in Iran in 1978. Clark and Falk then went from Iran to Paris, to visit Khomeini, who was there in exile. James Bill, a Carter adviser, felt that, "a religious movement brought about with the United States' assistance would be a natural friend of the United States."[10]

Also interesting is the fact that the British BBC broadcast pro-Khomeini Persian-language programs daily in Iran, as a subtle form of propaganda, which "gave credibility to the perception of United States and British support of Khomeini."[11] The BBC refused to give the Shah a platform to respond, and "[r]epeated personal appeals from the Shah to the BBC yielded no result."[12]

In the May 1979 meeting of the Bilderberg Group, Bernard Lewis, a British historian of great influence (hence, the Bilderberg membership), presented a British-American strategy which, "endorsed the radical Muslim Brotherhood movement behind Khomeini, in order to promote balkanization of the entire Muslim Near East along tribal and religious lines. Lewis argued that the West should encourage autonomous groups such as the Kurds, Armenians, Lebanese Maronites, Ethiopian Copts, Azerbaijani Turks, and so forth. The chaos would spread in what he termed an 'Arc of Crisis,' which would spill over into the Muslim regions of the Soviet Union."[13] Further, it would prevent Soviet influence from entering the Middle East, as the Soviet Union was viewed as an empire of atheism and godlessness: essentially a secular and immoral empire, which would seek to impose secularism across Muslim countries. So supporting radical Islamic groups would mean that the Soviet Union would be less likely to have any influence or relations with Middle Eastern countries, making the U.S. a more acceptable candidate for developing relations.

A 1979 article in Foreign Affairs, the journal of the Council on Foreign Relations, described the Arc of Crisis, saying that, "The Middle East constitutes its central core. Its strategic position is unequalled: it is the last major region of the Free World directly adjacent to the Soviet Union, it holds in its subsoil about three-fourths of the proven and estimated world oil reserves, and it is the locus of one of the most intractable conflicts of the twentieth century: that of Zionism versus Arab nationalism." It went on to explain that post-war U.S. policy in the region was focused on "containment" of the Soviet Union, as well as access to the regions oil.[14] The article continued, explaining that the most "obvious division" within the Middle East is, "that which separates the Northern Tier (Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan) from the Arab core," and that, "After World War II, Turkey and Iran were the two countries most immediately threatened by Soviet territorial expansionism and political subversion."[15] Ultimately, "the Northern Tier was assured of a serious and sustained American commitment to save it from sharing the fate of Eastern Europe."[16]

While Khomeini was in Paris prior to the Revolution, a representative of the French President organized a meeting between Khomeini and "current world powers," in which Khomeini made certain demands, such as, "the shah's removal from Iran and help in avoiding a coup d'état by the Iranian Army." The Western powers, however, "were worried about the Soviet Union's empowerment and penetration and a disruption in Iran's oil supply to the west. Khomeini gave the necessary guarantees. These meetings and contacts were taking place in January of 1979, just a few days before the Islamic Revolution in February 1979."[17] In February of 1979, Khomeini was flown out of Paris on an Air France flight, to return to Iran, "with the blessing of Jimmy Carter."[18] Ayatollah Khomeini named Mehdi Bazargan as prime minister of the Provisional Revolutionary Government on February 4, 1979. As Khomeini had demanded during his Paris meeting in January 1979, that western powers must help in avoiding a coup by the Iranian Army; in that same month, the Carter administration, under the direction of Brzezinski, had begun planning a military coup.[19]

Could this have been planned in the event that Khomeini was overthrown, the U.S. would quickly reinstate order, perhaps even place Khomeini back in power? Interestingly, in January of 1979, "as the Shah was about to leave the country, the American Deputy Commander in NATO, General Huyser, arrived and over a period of a month conferred constantly with Iranian military leaders. His influence may have been substantial on the military's decision not to attempt a coup and eventually to yield to the Khomeini forces, especially if press reports are accurate that he or others threatened to withhold military supplies if a coup were attempted."[20] No coup was subsequently undertaken, and Khomeini came to power as the Ayatollah of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

As tensions increased among the population within Iran, the U.S. sent "security advisers" to Iran to pressure the Shah's SAVAK (secret police) to implement "a policy of ever more brutal repression, in a manner calculated to maximize popular antipathy to the Shah." The Carter administration also began publicly criticizing the Shah's human rights abuses.[21] On September 6, 1978, the Shah banned demonstrations, and the following day, between 700 and 2000 demonstrators were gunned down, following "advice from Brzezinski to be firm."[22]

The U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Andrew Young, a Trilateral Commission member, said that, "Khomeini will eventually be hailed as a saint," and the U.S. Ambassador to Iran, William Sullivan, said, "Khomeini is a Gandhi-like figure," while Carter's adviser, James Bill, said that Khomeini was a man of "impeccable integrity and honesty."[23]

The Shah was also very sick in late 1978 and early 1979. So the Shah fled Iran in January of 1979 to the Bahamas, allowing for the revolution to take place. It is especially interesting to understand the relationship between David Rockefeller and the Shah of Iran. David Rockefeller's personal assistant, Joseph V. Reed, had been "assigned to handle the shah's finances and his personal needs;" Robert Armao, who worked for Vice President Nelson Rockefeller, was sent to "act as the shah's public relations agent and lobbyist;" and Benjamin H. Kean, "a longtime associate of Chase Manhattan Bank chairman David Rockefeller," and David Rockefeller's "personal physician," who was sent to Mexico when the shah was there, and advised that he "be treated at an American hospital."[24]

It is important to note that Rockefeller interests "had directed U.S. policy in Iran since the CIA coup of 1953."[25] Following the Shah's flight from Iran, there were increased pressures within the United States by a handful of powerful people to have the Shah admitted to the United States. These individuals were Zbigniew Brzezinski, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, John J. McCloy, former statesman and senior member of the Bilderberg Group, Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations, who was also a lawyer for Chase Manhattan, and of course, David Rockefeller.[26] [EDITOR: McCloy was a Nazi traitor]

Chase Manhattan Bank had more interests in Iran than any other U.S. bank. In fact, the Shah had "ordered that all his government's major operating accounts be held at Chase and that letters of credit for the purchase of oil be handled exclusively through Chase. The bank also became the agent and lead manager for many of the loans to Iran. In short, Iran became the crown jewel of Chase's international banking portfolio."[27]

The Iranian interim government, headed by Prime Minister Bazargan, collapsed in November of 1979, when Iranians seized hostages at the U.S. Embassy in Teheran. However, there is much more to this event than meets the eye. During the time of the interim government (February, 1979 to November, 1979), several actions were undertaken which threatened some very powerful interests who had helped the Ayatollah into power.

Chase Manhattan Bank faced a liquidity crisis as there had been billions in questionable loans to Iran funneled through Chase.[28] Several of Chase's loans were "possibly illegal under the Iranian constitution."[29] Further, in February of 1979, once the interim government was put in power, it began to take "steps to market its oil independently of the Western oil majors." Also, the interim government "wanted Chase Manhattan to return Iranian assets, which Rockefeller put at more than $1 billion in 1978, although some estimates ran much higher," which could have "created a liquidity crisis for the bank which already was coping with financial troubles."[30]

With the seizure of the American Embassy in Iran, President Carter took moves to freeze Iranian financial assets. As David Rockefeller wrote in his book, "Carter's 'freeze' of official Iranian assets protected our [Chase Manhattan's] position, but no one at Chase played a role in convincing the administration to institute it."[31]


In February of 1979, Iran had been taking "steps to market its oil independently of the Western oil majors. In 1979, as in 1953, a freeze of Iranian assets made this action more difficult."[32] This was significant for Chase Manhattan not simply because of the close interlocking of the board with those of oil companies, not to mention Rockefeller himself, who is patriarch of the family whose name is synonymous with oil, but also because Chase exclusively handled all the letters of credit for the purchase of Iranian oil.[33]

The Shah being accepted into the United States, under public pressure from Henry Kissinger, Zbigniew Brzezinski and David Rockefeller, precipitated the hostage crisis, which occurred on November 4. Ten days later, Carter froze all Iranian assets in U.S. banks, on the advice of his Treasury Secretary, William Miller. Miller just happened to have ties to Chase Manhattan Bank.[34]

Although Chase Manhattan directly benefited from the seizure of Iranian assets, the reasoning behind the seizure as well as the events leading up to it, such as a hidden role for the Anglo-Americans behind the Iranian Revolution, bringing the Shah to America, which precipitated the hostage crisis, cannot simply be relegated to personal benefit for Chase. There were larger designs behind this crisis. So the 1979 crises in Iran cannot simply be pawned off as a spur of the moment undertaking, but rather should be seen as quick actions taken upon a perceived opportunity. The opportunity was the rising discontent within Iran at the Shah; the quick actions were in covertly pushing the country into Revolution.

In 1979, "effectively restricting the access of Iran to the global oil market, the Iranian assets freeze became a major factor in the huge oil price increases of 1979 and 1981."[35] Added to this, in 1979, British Petroleum cancelled major oil contracts for oil supply, which along with cancellations taken by Royal Dutch Shell, drove the price of oil up higher.[36] With the first major oil price rises in 1973 (urged on by U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger), the Third World was forced to borrow heavily from U.S. and European banks to finance development. With the second oil price shocks of 1979, the U.S. Federal Reserve, with Paul Volcker as its new Chairman, (himself having served a career under David Rockefeller at Chase Manhattan), dramatically raised interest rates from 2% in the late '70s to 18% in the early '80s. Developing nations could not afford to pay such interest on their loans, and thus the 1980s debt crisis spread throughout the Third World, with the IMF and World Bank coming to the "rescue" with their Structural Adjustment Programs (SAPs), which ensured western control over the developing world's economies.[37]

Covertly, the United States helped a radical Islamist government come to power in Iran, "the center of the Arc of Crisis," and then immediately stirred up conflict and war in the region. Five months before Iraq invaded Iran, in April of 1980, Zbigniew Brzezinski openly declared the willingness of the U.S. to work closely with Iraq. Two months before the war, Brzezinski met with Saddam Hussein in Jordan, where he gave support for the destabilization of Iran.[38] While Saddam was in Jordan, he also met with three senior CIA agents, which was arranged by King Hussein of Jordan. He then went to meet with King Fahd in Saudi Arabia, informing him of his plans to invade Iran, and then met with the King of Kuwait to inform him of the same thing. He gained support from America, and financial and arms support from the Arab oil producing countries. Arms to Iraq were funneled through Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.[39] The war lasted until 1988 and resulted in over a million deaths.

This was the emergence of the "strategy of tension" in the "Arc of Crisis," in particular, the covert support (whether in arming, training, or financing) of radical Islamic elements to foment violence and conflict in a region. It was the old imperial tactic of "divide and conquer": pit the people against each other so that they cannot join forces against the imperial power. This violence and radical Islamism would further provide the pretext for which the U.S. and its imperial allies could then engage in war and occupation within the region, all the while securing its vast economic and strategic interests.

The "Arc of Crisis" in Afghanistan: The Safari Club in Action

In 1978, the progressive Taraki government in Afghanistan managed to incur the anger of the United States due to "its egalitarian and collectivist economic policies."[40] The Afghan government was widely portrayed in the West as "Communist" and thus, a threat to U.S. national security. The government, did, however, undertake friendly policies and engagement with the Soviet Union, but was not a Communist government.

In 1978, as the new government came to power, almost immediately the U.S. began covertly funding rebel groups through the CIA.[41] In 1979, Zbigniew Brzezinski worked closely with his aid from the CIA, Robert Gates (who is currently Secretary of Defense), in shifting President Carter's Islamic policy. As Brzezinski said in a 1998 interview with a French publication:

According to the official version of history, CIA aid to the Mujahadeen began during 1980, that is to say, after the Soviet army invaded Afghanistan, 24 Dec 1979. But the reality, secretly guarded until now, is completely otherwise: Indeed, it was July 3, 1979 that President Carter signed the first directive for secret aid to the opponents of the pro-Soviet regime in Kabul. And that very day, I wrote a note to the president in which I explained to him that in my opinion this aid was going to induce a Soviet military intervention.[42]

Brzezinski elaborated, saying he "Knowingly increased the probability that [the Soviets] would invade," and he recalled writing to Carter on the day of the Soviet invasion that, "We now have the opportunity of giving to the USSR its Vietnam war. Indeed, for almost 10 years, Moscow had to carry on a war unsupportable by the government, a conflict that brought about the demoralization and finally the breakup of the Soviet empire." When asked about the repercussions for such support in fostering the rise of Islamic fundamentalism, Brzezinski responded, "What is most important to the history of the world? The Taliban or the collapse of the Soviet empire? Some stirred-up Moslems or the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the cold war?"[43]

As author Peter Dale Scott pointed out in, The Road to 9/11:*

For generations in both Afghanistan and the Soviet Muslim Republics the dominant form of Islam had been local and largely Sufi. The decision to work with the Saudi and Pakistani secret services meant that billions of CIA and Saudi dollars would ultimately be spent in programs that would help enhance the globalistic and Wahhabistic jihadism that are associated today with al Qaeda.[44]

Hafizullah Amin, a top official in Taraki's government, who many believed to be a CIA asset, orchestrated a coup in September of 1979, and "executed Taraki, halted the reforms, and murdered, jailed, or exiled thousands of Taraki supporters as he moved toward establishing a fundamentalist Islamic state. But within two months, he was overthrown by PDP remnants including elements within the military."[45] The Soviets also intervened in order to replace Amin, who was seen as "unpredictable and extremist" with "the more moderate Barbak Karmal."[46]

The Soviet invasion thus prompted the U.S. national security establishment to undertake the largest covert operation in history. When Ronald Reagan replaced Jimmy Carter in 1981, the covert assistance to the Afghan Mujahideen not only continued on the path set by Brzezinski but it rapidly accelerated, as did the overall strategy in the "Arc of Crisis." When Reagan became President, his Vice President became George H.W. Bush, who, as CIA director during the Ford administration, had helped establish the Safari Club intelligence network and the Bank of Credit and Commerce International (BCCI) in Pakistan. In the "campaign to aid the Afghan rebels ... BCCI clearly emerged as a U.S. intelligence asset," and CIA Director "Casey began to use the outside - the Saudis, the Pakistanis, BCCI - to run what they couldn't get through Congress. [BCCI president] Abedi had the money to help," and the CIA director had "met repeatedly" with the president of BCCI.[47]

Thus, in 1981, Director Casey of the CIA worked with Saudi Prince Turki bin Faisal who ran the Saudi intelligence agency GID, and the Pakistani ISI "to create a foreign legion of jihadi Muslims or so-called Arab Afghans." This idea had "originated in the elite Safari Club that had been created by French intelligence chief Alexandre de Marenches."[48]

In 1986, the CIA backed a plan by the Pakistani ISI "to recruit people from around the world to join the Afghan jihad." Subsequently:

More than 100,000 Islamic militants were trained in Pakistan between 1986 and 1992, in camps overseen by CIA and MI6, with the SAS [British Special Forces] training future al-Qaida and Taliban fighters in bomb-making and other black arts. Their leaders were trained at a CIA camp in Virginia. This was called Operation CYCLONE and continued long after the Soviets had withdrawn in 1989.[49]

CIA funding for the operations "was funneled through General Zia and the ISI in Pakistan."[50] Interestingly, Robert Gates, who previously served as assistant to Brzezinski in the National Security Council, stayed on in the Reagan-Bush administration as executive assistant to CIA director Casey, and who is currently Secretary of Defense.

The Global Drug Trade and the CIA

As a central facet of the covert financing and training of the Afghan Mujahideen, the role of the drug trade became invaluable. The global drug trade has long been used by empires for fuelling and financing conflict with the aim of facilitating imperial domination.

In 1773, the British colonial governor in Bengal "established a colonial monopoly on the sale of opium." As Alfred W. McCoy explained in his masterful book, The Politics of Heroin:

As the East India Company expanded production, opium became India's main export. [. . . ] Over the next 130 years, Britain actively promoted the export of Indian opium to China, defying Chinese drug laws and fighting two wars to open China's opium market for its merchants. Using its military and mercantile power, Britain played a central role in making China a vast drug market and in accelerating opium cultivation throughout China. By 1900 China had 13.5 million addicts consuming 39,000 tons of opium.[51]

In Indochina in the 1940s and 50s, the French intelligence services "enabled the opium trade to survive government suppression efforts," and subsequently, "CIA activities in Burma helped transform the Shan states from a relatively minor poppy-cultivating area into the largest opium-growing region in the world."[52] The CIA did this by supporting the Kuomintang (KMT) army in Burma for an invasion of China, and facilitated its monopolization and expansion of the opium trade, allowing the KMT to remain in Burma until a coup in 1961, when they were driven into Laos and Thailand.[53] The CIA subsequently played a very large role in the facilitation of the drugs trade in Laos and Vietnam throughout the 1960s and into the 1970s.[54]

It was during the 1980s that "the CIA's covert war in Afghanistan transformed Central Asia from a self-contained opium zone into a major supplier of heroin for the world market," as:

Until the late 1970s, tribal farmers in the highlands of Afghanistan and Pakistan grew limited quantities of opium and sold it to merchant caravans bound west for Iran and east to India. In its decade of covert warfare against the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan, the CIA's operations provided the political protection and logistics linkages that joined Afghanistan's poppy fields to heroin markets in Europe and America.[55]

In 1977, General Zia Ul Haq in Pakistan launched a military coup, "imposed a harsh martial-law regime," and executed former President Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto (father to Benazir Bhutto). When Zia came to power, the Pakistani ISI was a "minor military intelligence unit," but, under the "advice and assistance of the CIA," General Zia transformed the ISI "into a powerful covert unit and made it the strong arm of his martial-law regime."[56]

The CIA and Saudi [oil] money flowed not only to weapons and training for the Mujahideen, but also into the drug trade. Pakistani President Zia-ul-Haq appointed General Fazle Haq as the military governor of Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), who would "consult with Brzezinski on developing an Afghan resistance program," and who became a CIA asset. When CIA Director Casey or Vice President George H.W. Bush reviewed the CIA Afghan operation, they went to see Haq; who by 1982, was considered by Interpol to be an international narcotics trafficker. Haq moved much of the narcotics money through the BCCI.[57]

In May of 1979, prior to the December invasion of the Soviet Union into Afghanistan, a CIA envoy met with Afghan resistance leaders in a meeting organized by the ISI. The ISI "offered the CIA envoy an alliance with its own Afghan client, Gulbuddin Hekmatyar," who led a small guerilla group. The CIA accepted, and over the following decade, half of the CIA's aid went to Hekmatyar's guerillas.[58] Hekmatyar became Afghanistan's leading mujahideen drug lord, and developed a "complex of six heroin labs in an ISI-controlled area of Baluchistan (Pakistan)."[59]

The U.S. subsequently, through the 1980s, in conjunction with Saudi Arabia, gave Hekmatyar more than $1 billion in armaments. Immediately, heroin began flowing from Afghanistan to America. By 1980, drug-related deaths in New York City rose 77% since 1979.[60] By 1981, the drug lords in Pakistan and Afghanistan supplied 60% of America's heroin. Trucks going into Afghanistan with CIA arms from Pakistan would return with heroin "protected by ISI papers from police search."[61]

Haq, the CIA asset in Pakistan, "was also running the drug trade," of which the bank BCCI "was completely involved." In the 1980s, the CIA insisted that the ISI create "a special cell for the use of heroin for covert actions." Elaborating:

This cell promoted the cultivation of opium and the extraction of heroin in Pakistani territory as well as in the Afghan territory under Mujahideen control for being smuggled into Soviet controlled areas in order to make the Soviet troops heroin addicts.[62]

This plan apparently originated at the suggestion of French intelligence chief and founder of the Safari Club, Alexandre de Marenches, who recommended it to CIA Director Casey.[63]

In the 1980s, one program undertaken by the United States was to finance Mujahideen propaganda in textbooks for Afghan schools. The U.S. gave the Mujahideen $43 million in "non-lethal" aid for the textbook project alone, which was given by USAID: "The U.S. Agency for International Development, [USAID] coordinated its work with the CIA, which ran the weapons program," and "The U.S. government told the AID to let the Afghan war chiefs decide the school curriculum and the content of the textbooks."[64]

The textbooks were "filled with violent images and militant Islamic teachings," and "were filled with talk of jihad and featured drawings of guns, bullets, soldiers and mines." Even since the covert war of the 1980s, the textbooks "have served since then as the Afghan school system's core curriculum. Even the Taliban used the American-produced books." The books were developed through a USAID grant to the "University of Nebraska-Omaha and its Center for Afghanistan Studies," and when the books were smuggled into Afghanistan through regional military leaders, "Children were taught to count with illustrations showing tanks, missiles and land mines." USAID stopped this funding in 1994.[65]

The Rise of the Taliban

When the Soviets withdrew from Afghanistan in 1989, the fighting continued between the Afghan government backed by the USSR and the Mujahideen backed by the U.S., Saudi Arabia, and Pakistan. When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1991, so too did its aid to the Afghan government, which itself was overthrown in 1992. However, fighting almost immediately broke out between rival factions vying for power, including Hekmatyar.

In the early 1990s, an obscure group of "Pashtun country folk" had become a powerful military and political force in Afghanistan, known as the Taliban.[66] The Taliban "surfaced as a small militia force operating near Kandahar city during the spring and summer of 1994, carrying out vigilante attacks against minor warlords." As growing discontent with the warlords grew, so too did the reputation of the Taliban.[67]

The Taliban acquired an alliance with the ISI in 1994, and throughout 1995, the relationship between the Taliban and the ISI accelerated and "became more and more of a direct military alliance." The Taliban ultimately became "an asset of the ISI" and "a client of the Pakistan army."[68] Further, "Between 1994 and 1996, the USA supported the Taliban politically through its allies Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, essentially because Washington viewed the Taliban as anti-Iranian, anti-Shia, and pro-Western."[69]

Selig Harrison, a scholar with the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars and "a leading U.S. expert on South Asia," said at a conference in India that the CIA worked with Pakistan to create the Taliban. Harrison has "extensive contact" with the CIA, as "he had meetings with CIA leaders at the time when Islamic forces were being strengthened in Afghanistan," while he was a senior associate of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. As he further revealed in 2001, "The CIA still has close links with the ISI."[70] By 1996, the Taliban had control of Kandahar, but still fighting and instability continued in the country.

Osama and Al-Qaeda

Between 1980 and 1989, roughly $600 million was passed through Osama bin Laden's charity front organizations, specifically the Maktab al-Khidamat (MAK), also known as Al-Kifah. The money mostly originated with wealthy donors in Saudi Arabia and other areas in the Persian Gulf, and was funneled through his charity fronts to arm and fund the mujahideen in Afghanistan.[71]

In the 1980s, the British Special Forces (SAS) were training mujahideen in Afghanistan, as well as in secret camps in Scotland, and the SAS is largely taking orders from the CIA. The CIA also indirectly begins to arm Osama bin Laden.[72] Osama bin Laden's front charity, the MAK, "was nurtured" by the Pakistani ISI.[73]

Osama bin Laden was reported to have been personally recruited by the CIA in 1979 in Istanbul. He had the close support of Prince Turki bin Faisal, his friend and head of Saudi intelligence, and also developed ties with Hekmatyar in Afghanistan,[74] both of whom were pivotal figures in the CIA-Safari Club network. General Akhtar Abdul Rahman, the head of the Pakistani ISI from 1980 to 1987, would meet regularly with Osama bin Laden in Pakistan, and they formed a partnership in demanding a tax on the opium trade from warlords so that by 1985, bin Laden and the ISI were splitting the profits of over $100 million per year.[75] In 1985, Osama bin Laden's brother, Salem, stated that Osama was "the liaison between the U.S., the Saudi government, and the Afghan rebels."[76]

In 1988, Bin Laden discussed "the establishment of a new military group," which would come to be known as Al-Qaeda.[77] Osama bin Laden's charity front, the MAK, (eventually to form Al-Qaeda) founded the al-Kifah Center in Brooklyn, New York, to recruit Muslims for the jihad against the Soviets. The al-Kifah Center was founded in the late 1980s with the support of the U.S. government, which provided visas for known terrorists associated with the organization, including Ali Mohamed, the "blind sheik" Omar Abdel Rahman and possibly the lead 9/11 hijacker, Mohamed Atta.[78]

Al CIAduh is the Threat to Freedom

This coincided with the creation of Al-Qaeda, of which the al-Kifah Center was a recruiting front. Foot-soldiers for Al-Qaeda were "admitted to the United States for training under a special visa program." The FBI had been surveilling the training of terrorists, however, "it terminated this surveillance in the fall of 1989." In 1990, the CIA granted Sheikh Omar Abdel Rahman a visa to come run the al-Kifah Center, who was considered an "untouchable" as he was "being protected by no fewer than three agencies," including the State Department, the National Security Agency (NSA) and the CIA.[79]

Robin Cook, a former British MP and Minister of Foreign Affairs wrote that Al-Qaeda, "literally 'the database', was originally the computer file of the thousands of mujahideen who were recruited and trained with help from the CIA to defeat the Russians."[80] Thus, "Al-Qaeda" was born as an instrument of western intelligence agencies. This account of al-Qaeda was further corroborated by a former French military intelligence agent, who stated that, "In the mid-1980s, Al Qaida was a database," and that it remained as such into the 1990s. He contended that, "Al Qaida was neither a terrorist group nor Osama bin Laden's personal property," and further:

The truth is, there is no Islamic army or terrorist group called Al Qaida. And any informed intelligence officer knows this. But there is a propaganda campaign to make the public believe in the presence of an identified entity representing the 'devil' only in order to drive the 'TV watcher' to accept a unified international leadership for a war against terrorism. The country behind this propaganda is the U.S. and the lobbyists for the U.S. war on terrorism are only interested in making money.[81]

The creation of Al-Qaeda was thus facilitated by the CIA and allied intelligence networks, the purpose of which was to maintain this "database" of Mujahideen to be used as intelligence assets to achieve U.S. foreign policy objectives, throughout both the Cold War, and into the post-Cold War era of the 'new world order'.

Part 2 of "The Imperial Anatomy of al-Qaeda" takes the reader through an examination of the new imperial strategy laid out by American [EDITOR: Rockefeller Nazi neocon] geopolitical strategists at the end of the Cold War, designed for America to maintain control over the world's resources and prevent the rise of competitive powers. Covertly, the "database" (al-Qaeda) became central to this process, being used to advance imperial aims in various regions, such as in the dismantling of Yugoslavia. Part 2 further examines the exact nature of 'al-Qaeda', its origins, terms, training, arming, financing, and expansion. In particular, the roles of western intelligence agencies in the evolution and expansion of al-Qaeda is a central focus. Finally, an analysis of the preparations for the war in Afghanistan is undertaken to shed light on the geopolitical ambitions behind the conflict that has now been waging for nearly nine years.

* [Note on the research: For a comprehensive analysis of the history, origins and nature of al-Qaeda, see: Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire and the Future of America, which provided much of the research in the above article.]

Andrew Gavin Marshall is a Research Associate with the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG). He is co-editor, with Michel Chossudovsky, of the recent book, "The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the XXI Century," available to order at


[1] Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. University of California Press: 2007: page 62

[2] Ibid, page 63.

[3] Ibid, page 62.

[4] Ibid, pages 66-67.

[5] HP-Time, The Crescent of Crisis. Time Magazine: January 15, 1979:,9171,919995-1,00.html

[6] Peter Dale Scott, op. cit., page 67.

[7] F. William Engdahl, A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order. London: Pluto Press, 2004: page 171

[8] Manouchehr Ganji, Defying the Iranian Revolution: From a Minister to the Shah to a Leader of Resistance. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2002: page 41

[9] Ibid, page 39.

[10] Ibid, page 41.

[11] Ibid.

[12] F. William Engdahl, A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order. London: Pluto Press, 2004: page 172

[13] Ibid, page 171.

[14] George Lenczowski, The Arc of Crisis: It's Central Sector. Foreign Affairs: Summer, 1979: page 796

[15] Ibid, page 797.

[16] Ibid, page 798.

[17] IPS, Q&A: Iran's Islamic Revolution Had Western Blessing. Inter-Press Service: July 26, 2008:

[18] Michael D. Evans, Father of the Iranian revolution. The Jerusalem Post: June 20, 2007:

[19] Peter Dale Scott, op cit., page 89.

[20] George Lenczowski, The Arc of Crisis: It's Central Sector. Foreign Affairs: Summer, 1979: page 810

[21] F. William Engdahl, op cit., page 172.

[22] Peter Dale Scott, op cit., page 81.

[23] Michael D. Evans, Father of the Iranian revolution. The Jerusalem Post: June 20, 2007:

[24] Peter Dale Scott, op cit., page 83.

[25] Ibid, page 84.

[26] Ibid, page 81.

[27] Ibid, pages 85-86.

[28] Ibid.

[29] Ibid, page 87.

[30] Ibid, pages 88-89.

[31] Ibid.

[32] Ibid, pages 87-88.

[33] Ibid, page 85.

[34] Ibid, page 86.

[35] Ibid, page 88.

[36] F. William Engdahl, A Century of War: Anglo-American Oil Politics and the New World Order. London: Pluto Press, 2004: page 173

[37] Andrew Gavin Marshall, Controlling the Global Economy: Bilderberg, the Trilateral Commission and the Federal Reserve. Global Research: August 3, 2009:

[38] Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. University of California Press: 2007: page 89

[39] PBS, Secrets of His Life and Leadership: An Interview with Said K. Aburish. PBS Frontline:

[40] Michael Parenti, Afghanistan, Another Untold Story. Global Research: December 4, 2008:

[41] Oleg Kalugin, How We Invaded Afghanistan. Foreign Policy: December 11, 2009:

[42] ''Le Nouvel Observateur' (France), Jan 15-21, 1998, p. 76:

[43] Ibid.

[44] Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. University of California Press: 2007: page 73

[45] Michael Parenti, Afghanistan, Another Untold Story. Global Research: December 4, 2008:

[46] Peter Dale Scott, op cit., page 78.

[47] Ibid, page 116.

[48] Ibid, page 122.

[49] Ibid, page 123.

[50] Ibid,.

[51] Alfred W. McCoy, The Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade. (Lawrence Hill Books: Chicago, 2003), page 80

[52] Ibid, page 162.

[53] Ibid.

[54] Ibid, pages 283-386.

[55] Ibid, page 466.

[56] Ibid, page 474.

[57] Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. University of California Press: 2007: page 73

[58] Alfred W. McCoy, op cit., page 475.

[59] Peter Dale Scott, op cit., page 74.

[60] Ibid, pages 75-76.

[61] Ibid, page 124.

[62] Ibid, pages 75-76.

[63] Ibid, page 124.

[64] Carol Off, Back to school in Afghanistan. CBC: May 6, 2002:

[65] Joe Stephens and David B. Ottaway, From U.S., the ABC's of Jihad. The Washington Post: March 23, 2002:

[66] Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 10, 2001. Penguin Books, New York, 2004: Page 328

[67] Steve Coll, Ghost Wars: The Secret History of the CIA, Afghanistan, and Bin Laden, From the Soviet Invasion to September 11, 2001. (London: Penguin, 2005), page 285

[68] Steve Coll, "Steve Coll" Interview with PBS Frontline. PBS Frontline: October 3, 2006:

[69] Robert Dreyfuss, Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2005), page 326

[70] ToI, "CIA worked in tandem with Pak to create Taliban". The Times of India: March 7, 2001:

[71] Robert Dreyfuss, Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. (New York: Metropolitan Books, 2005), pages 279-280

[72] Simon Reeve, The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama bin Laden, and the Future of Terrorism. (London: André Deutsch Ltd, 1999), page 168

[73] Michael Moran, Bin Laden comes home to roost. MSNBC: August 24, 1998:

[74] Veronique Maurus and Marc Rock, The Most Dreaded Man of the United States, Controlled a Long Time by the CIA. Le Monde Diplomatique: September 14, 2001:

[75] Gerald Posner, Why America Slept: The Failure to Prevent 9/11. (New York: Random House, 2003), page 29 [EDITORT: Posner is an uberasshole for the establishment--the CIA did 9/11; "posing" the question of why we didn't prevent 9/11 when WE DID IT is a monstrous lie embedded in the question. What a fucktard traitor Posner is]

[76] Steve Coll, The Bin Ladens. (New York: Penguin, 2008), pages 7-9

[77] AP, Al Qaeda Financing Documents Turn Up in Bosnia Raid. Fox News: February 19, 2003:,2933,78937,00.html

[78] Peter Dale Scott, The Road to 9/11: Wealth, Empire, and the Future of America. University of California Press: 2007: pages 140-141

[79] Ibid, page 141.

[80] Robin Cook, The struggle against terrorism cannot be won by military means. The Guardian: July 8, 2005:

[81] Pierre-Henri Bunel, Al Qaeda -- the Database. Global Research: November 20, 2005:

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