William Rivers Pitt
1st April, 2003
Concerned for the future of the planet? Wait till you hear about the Project for the New American Century. By William Rivers Pitt.
The ominously named Project for the New American Century (PNAC) desires and demands one thing – the establishment of a global US empire to bend the will of all nations. Created in 1997, the Washington-based think-tank chafes at the idea that the US, the last remaining superpower, does not do more by way of its economic and military force to bring the rest of the world under the umbrella of a new socio-economic Pax Americana.
The essence of PNAC’s ideology can be found in a report it produced in September 2000 entitled Rebuilding America’s Defenses: strategy, forces and resources for a new century. The report outlined what is required of the US to create the global empire of the think-tank’s dreams. According to PNAC, the US must:
• reposition permanently based forces to southern Europe, south-east Asia and the Middle East;
• modernise US armed forces by (among other things) enhancing its fighter-aircraft, submarine and surface-fleet capabilities;
• develop and deploy a global missile defence system, and develop a strategic dominance of space;
• control the ‘international commons’ of cyberspace; and
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