Friday, January 6, 2012

Operation Northwoods in light of the NDAA

ABC news posted the following article today regarding a 40 year old plan to create a crisis in America of mind boggling proportions, especially at that time in U.S. history.

Here is a teaser:

U.S. Military Wanted to Provoke War With Cuba

By David Ruppe
N E W Y O R K, May 1, 2001

In the early 1960s, America's top military leaders reportedly drafted plans to kill innocent people and commit acts of terrorism in U.S. cities to create public support for a war against Cuba.

Code named Operation Northwoods, the plans reportedly included the possible assassination of Cuban émigrés, sinking boats of Cuban refugees on the high seas, hijacking planes, blowing up a U.S. ship, and even orchestrating violent terrorism in U.S. cities.

The plans were developed as ways to trick the American public and the international community into supporting a war to oust Cuba's then new leader, communist Fidel Castro. [Read the rest]

The implications are almost beyond comprehension, except for the fact that the National Defense Appropriations Act 2012 (NDAA) was slipped over the transom, as the last signed legislation of 2011 by President Obama.

One more thing, look at the publication date.

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