"IN DEFENSE OF THE WORLD ORDER. . . U.S. SOLDIERS
WILL HAVE TO KILL AND DIE."
"WE ARE NOT GOING TO ACHIEVE A NEW WORLD ORDER
WITHOUT PAYING FOR IT IN BLOOD AS WELL AS IN WORDS AND
July/August 1993 - Foreign Affairs article titled,
"Back to the Womb" by Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
We're cross-posting this item in two sections:
"So You Want To
Go To War?" Whichever section you're in now, please DO check out the
other. It's very difficult to decide where to post because we see so clearly
a seamless web that has been woven in, around and throughout every aspect
of our lives. . . and they all connect to one another.
It is not current information (from 9-03); however,
it is too critical to leave in the 'to do' file any longer. I weep. --
Sunday, April 10th, 2004
Thousands of US troops evacuated from
Iraq for unexplained medical reasons
By James Conachy
9 September 2003
Citing the US military Central
Command as its source, the Washington Post reported on September 2 that
more than 6,000 service members had been medically evacuated
from Iraq since the launch of the war. At the time, the number of combat
wounded stood at 1,124.
A further 301 personnel had
been injured in non-combat incidents such as vehicle accidents. The figure
of more than 6,000 supplied to the Post therefore implies that
over 4,500 US troops have required evacuation from Iraq for medical reasons
other than combat or non-combat injuries.
The Washington Post article did
not include any further information on what is a staggering admission by
the military. At no point in the last six months have the American people
been told that for every soldier who has been killed in Iraq, at least another
15 have fallen so ill that they had to be flown back to the United States.
The Post described the unexplained evacuations simply as the
thousands who became physically or mentally
The obvious questions that
must be answered are:
what were they diagnosed with;
what units are they from;
what duties were they were performing;
what long-term effects have they suffered; and
what treatment are they receiving?
While large numbers of the
evacuations may well be for routine medical reasons, such a detailed breakdown
is essential. Apart from providing an insight into the true impact of the
war on the American troops, it may provide evidence that supports the concerns
among military personnel and their families that service in Iraq is exposing
them to long-term and potentially fatal medical problems. In particular,
there are fears that soldiers have already died or are falling ill due to
their exposure to
uranium (DU) or the anthrax vaccine they have been compelled to
On July 31, the Army Surgeon
General announced an investigation into the deaths of two soldiers, Michael
Tosta and Josh Neusche, and the hospitalisation of another 100, diagnosed
with severe pneumonia. It has been established that inhaling large concentrations
of DU-contaminated particles damages the lungs and kidneys and can cause
There are also recorded medical
suspicions that the US militarys anthrax vaccine can trigger pneumonia.
In August 2002, three military
doctors noted in the Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Journal that a case
of pneumonia in a healthy 39-year-old soldier may be due to the anthrax
The US Department of Defense
has only made public one progress report on the pneumonia investigation.
On August 22 it announced that it was making significant progress
in eliminating SARS and vaccines as a possible cause. It revealed that 10
alleged pneumonia cases showed a higher than normal number of the white blood
It also reported that none
of the 19 most severe cases belonged to the same units, that 13 had fallen
ill in Iraq and that the remaining six fell ill in Kuwait, Qatar, Uzbekistan,
and Djibouti. The Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner was reportedly
investigating the specific cause or causes of death of Tosta
Since July 31, however, another
soldier, Zeferino Colunga, has died allegedly from pneumonia while Sergeant
Richard Eaton has died from a pulmonary edema or fluid in the lungs. Two
other soldiers have been found dead in their beds for as yet unexplained
Such is the distrust of the
military that the families of both Josh Neusche and Colunga have demanded
access to their loved ones medical records, personal effects and blood
and tissue samples, so that independent medical opinions can be sought on
the cause of death. The families sent letters on August 12 to Secretary of
Defense Donald Rumsfeld stating: We as a family are concerned that
we are not being told the truth.
Stephanie Tosta, the 22-year-old
widow of Michael Tosta, has publicly speculated the military is lying about
the cause of her husbands death. She told United Press International
More and more I think it was the [anthrax]
shots. I think they [the Army] might be lying about this stuff. I really
feel like it. Nobody can tell me anything. If it is the shots, then of course
they are lying. We just want to know what happened and we have a right to
know. But the Army is acting like they are trying to hide something, and
that just makes it harder.
The family of Rachael Lacy,
a young soldier who died in Kuwait on April 4 from a pneumonia-like
illness but whose death is not included in the military investigation,
is also alleging her death was due to the anthrax vaccine. Connecticut
congressman Chris Shays, who chaired hearings last year on the possible
side-effects of the anthrax vaccination program, is reportedly monitoring
the investigation into the death of Sergeant Richard Eaton.
The website of Bring
Them Home Nowan organisation of military families demanding the
immediate withdrawal of US forces from the Middle Eastbluntly warns
soldiers that the only guaranteed way to limit the medical consequences from
exposure to DU is to get out of Iraq or
The groups statement
of purpose declares:
Not one more troop killed in action. Not
one more troop wounded in action. Not one more troop psychologically damaged
by the act of terrifying, humiliating, injuring or killing innocent people.
Not one more troop spending one more day inhaling depleted uranium. Not one
more troop separated from spouse and children. This is the only way to truly
support these troops, and the families who are just as much part of the military
as they are. (http://www.bringthemhomenow.org/)
The National Gulf War Resource
Center (NGWRC), an advocacy organisation for veterans of the first 1991 US
war on Iraq, is assisting the military families who believe they are being
lied to. Among the suspected causes of a range of illnesses commonly referred
to as Gulf War syndrome are DU exposure and complications triggered
by vaccinations. By 1999, as many as 110,000 Gulf War veterans had reported
health problems that they believe are due to their service in
The sensitivity of the military
hierarchy to the suspicions among rank-and-file troops, families and veterans
is demonstrated by the reassurances on the official Army medical website
that neither DU nor the anthrax vaccine pose a health risk.
The US government also rejects
any link between Gulf War syndrome, DU and vaccines. In 1998
however, the US military did finally admit that at least 436,000 American
troops entered into areas during the first Gulf War that were contaminated
to some extent by DU radioactive dust. [end article]
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with Iraq - Again?
Introduction and Overview. Reading this first will put the other items in
this section into perspective. Jackie
Hussein Did NOT
Gas the Kurds!
New York Times: "The United States Defense Intelligence Agency
investigated and produced a classified report, which it circulated within
the intelligence community on a need-to-know basis. That study asserted that
it was Iranian gas that killed the Kurds, not Iraqi gas."
for War with Iraq
In Revisionist Perspective by Paul Grubach
"Why should the U.S. go to war to serve Israeli-Zionist interests? Why should
mostly non-Jewish White, Black, and Hispanic Americans who make up
the vast majority of the U.S. armed forces have to risk their lives
for the Jewish state of Israel?"
HPMs are man-made lightning bolts crammed into cruise missiles. The Directed
Energy Directorate at Kirtland has been studying how to deliver varying but
predictable electrical pulses to inflict increasing levels of harm: to deny,
degrade, damage or destroy, to use the Pentagon's parlance. HPM engineers
call it "dial-a-hurt."
of All Wars - SHOCK and
"Ullman is ready to use every kind of weapon to create shock and awe. He
once said it might be a good idea to use electromagnetic waves that attack
peoples' neurological systems, "to control the will and perception of
adversaries, by applying a regime of shock and awe. It is about effecting
Eyes Mass Graves (for U.S.
Denver Post: "The bodies of U.S. soldiers killed by chemical or biological
weapons in Iraq or future wars may be bulldozed into mass graves and burned
to save the lives of surviving troops, under an option being considered by
This following article is the reality that 99% of the world sees about the
Iraq situation and the U.S. role. This war is not over oil. It's about
ownership and control of Earth's resources. . . this proven technology
could provide an ABUNDANCE of cheap, clean energy worldwide, virtually overnight,
if it was not ruthlessly suppressed with inventors bankrupted if not
War - No
Dr Richard Perle stunned MPs by insisting a "clean bill of health"
from UN chief weapons inspector Hans Blix would not halt America's war machine.
Evidence from ONE witness on Saddam Hussein's weapons programme will be
enough to trigger a fresh military onslaught, he told an all-party meeting
on global security.
Bodyguard Warns of Secret
A source close to Mr. Sharon said, "Sharon intends to shatter the growing
anti-war movement. He plans to call all those European leaders who are wavering
. . ." Is this the ONE witness Richard Perle needed to trigger a
fresh military onslaught?
What keeps Bush from planting evidence of WMD in Iraq?
Think about it. Bush is willing to lie, cheat and steal in order to forward
his agenda to destroy Iraq. To his disappointment, inspectors have found
NOTHING thus far except some crated-up, 20 year-old warheads. Hardly evidence
of an active program for WMD.
Iraq Show Cooperation by This
What can we make of this convoluted and contradictory piece?
The headline says 'this weekend' (2-15/16). In the body of the article we
read: "Mr. Bush did not mention Friday as a turning point. Ms. Rice said
he had set no deadline for action by the Security Council." Much of what
we read in the controlled media is designed to 'shape public opinion' and
generate fear and anxiety. Stay close with God in peace and love.
show embrace of Saddam Hussein in early
From the National Security Archive
"The declassified documents posted today include the briefing materials and
diplomatic reporting on two Rumsfeld trips to Baghdad, reports on Iraqi chemical
weapons use concurrent with the Reagan administration's decision to support
Iraq. . . "
about Saddam Hussein, which tells a side of the story that you will not get
from the major media.
Note: This link requires Acrobat Reader from Adobe.
Parliament Refuses to Accept G.I.'s in Blow to
ANKARA, Turkey, March 1 - The Turkish Parliament today dealt a major setback
to the Bush administration's plans for a northern front against Iraq, narrowly
rejecting a measure that would have allowed thousands of American combat
troops to use the country as a base for an attack.
Bush and 2
Allies Seem Set for War to Depose
N.Y.Times - 3-17-03
BUSH: "Saddam Hussein can leave the country if he's interested in peace.
You see, the decision is his to make, and it's been his to make all along
on whether or not there's the use of military."
Bush Planned Iraq
Regime Change Before Becoming
Sunday Herald, United Kingdom, September 15, 2002
"A secret blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush
and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime
change' even before he took power in January 2001...'This is a blueprint
for US world domination -- a new world order of their making. These are the
thought processes of fantasist Americans who want to control the world. I
am appalled that a British Labour Prime Minister should have got into bed
with a crew which has this moral standing.'"
America's Defenses: Strategy, Forces, and Resources for a New
in September 2000, before George W. Bush was President, and prior to September
11th, this document is the report the Sunday Herald (U.K.) called, "A blueprint
for US global domination." Among other things, the report establishes missions
for U.S. military forces to:
"defend the American homeland
"fight and decisively win multiple, simultaneous
"perform the 'constabulary' duties associated
with shaping the security environment in critical regions
"transform U.S. forces to exploit the 'revolution
in military affairs'"
Awards Deals for Post-War
"A USAid spokeswoman said that the companies were chosen because of their
proven ability, and that it was a policy to use US companies for projects
funded by the American taxpayer." U.S. soldiers will bomb the Iraqis
to hell, then the "American taxpayer" will pay, and pay, and pay to rebuild
what they destroyed. Except, you can't rebuild or re-animate dead babies
and men and women, not even one, nor the half-million Iraqis expected to
be murdered. Oh, yes. . . the sanitized war-term for murder now is "collateral
Another Staged Baghdad
They told us that the Iraqis were dancing in the streets, celebrating at
the thought of being "liberated." Could it be they lied to us again?
An analysis of the allegation that Saddam
Hussein was captured.
Saddam Was NOT
"The Pentagon spin machine is trying to dupe us all by telling us that this
photo was taken in December. It shows two American soldiers lifting the lid
off that elaborate 'spider hole', where they claim they have found Saddam
Who Writes Letter(s)
to Editors for
Many Soldiers, Same Letter
Newspapers around U.S. get identical missives from Iraq. ". . . appear
to be part of a campaign to present a positive picture of the U.S.
Army to Recall
Former Military Members
CNN News 6.29.04
"The Army is preparing to notify about 5,600 retired and discharged
soldiers who are not members of the National Guard or Reserve
that they will be involuntarily recalled to active duty for possible
service in Iraq or Afghanistan. . . "
Pick Your Price:
or Your Soul
By John Kaminski
Demonic demagogues like Joseph Farah, Michael Savage and Rush Limbaugh all
have recently recommended killing large numbers of innocent Iraqis "to teach
them a lesson." . . . it's not cool to mess with Uncle Sam and mutilate his
hired killers, the highly paid mercenaries he hired to assassinate Iraqi
intellectuals. . . "
of US troops evacuated from Iraq for unexplained medical
"At no point in the last six months have the American people been told that
for every soldier who has been killed in Iraq, at least another 15 have fallen
so ill that they had to be flown back to the United States."
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