12/7/13 Why Pearl Harbor?

The ultimate objective of the US world terror war, green-lighted by 911, is destruction of the threat to its survival-working class revolution to bury the finance capitalist system

Were 1998 Memos a Blueprint for War?
Nightline 3/5/03. March 10 http://abcnews.go.com/print
...Years before George W. Bush entered the White House, and years before the Sept. 11 attacks...the Project for the New American Century, or PNAC, founded in 1997... called for a more assertive US post-Soviet shift....in a report before the 2000 election that brought Bush to power, PNAC predicted only small, slow gains were possible...without "some catastrophic and catalyzing event, like a new Pearl Harbor." That event came Sept. 11, 2001..

Pearl Harbor: The REAL History
by Richard K. Moore 6/10/2001 http://www.geocities.com/Pentagon/6315/pearl.html
ARMY BOARD, 1944 President Roosevelt (FDR) provoked the attack, knew about it in advance ... to sucker Hitler to declare war....

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United States Lies, Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima and Nagasaki untold Death & Destruction
slowdecline.wordpress.com/2007/10/05/united-states-lies-pearl-harbor-hiroshima-and-nagasaki-untold-death-destruction/
...Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
...why did the US unleash this untold death and destruction when Japan clearly wanted to surrender? The Soviet’s under Joseph Stalin, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and United States President Harry S. Truman all knew the Emperor of Japan had accepted the terms of an unconditional surrender 19 days before the first atomic bomb was dropped. President Truman knew the Japanese wanted to surrender however he was not going to allow the Soviet Union to be the peace broker as he feared they would gain the upper hand...From Truman’s handwritten diary an entry on July 18,1945, “Discussed Manhattan (it is a success). Decided to tell Stalin about it. Stalin had told P.M. (Churchill) of telegram from Jap emperor asking for peace…” This was nineteen days before the bombings, he knew yet he pursued the path of death and destruction. Another diary entry this from an assistant to Secretary of State James F. Byrnes by Walter Brown, the entry from August 3rd, 1945. It was written that Byrnes, Admiral William D. Leahy and President Truman, “agrred [sic] Japas [sic] looking for peace. (Leahy had another report from Pacific) President afraid they will sue for peace through Russia instead of some country like Sweden.”
Manhattan Project scientist Leo Szilard recalled; “(Byrnes) was concerned about postwar Soviet Unionbehavior. Russian troops had moved into Hungary and Rumania, and Byrnes thought it would be very difficult to persuade Russia to withdraw her troops, that Russia might be more manageable if impressed by US military might and a demonstration of the bomb might impress Russia.” Truman bombed Hiroshima and Nagasaki knowing the Japanese government wanted to surrender...to strengthen the mighty hand of the United States of America....

The Truth about World War 2
from America in Decline by Raymond Lotta
World War 2 is portrayed in history books and popular culture as “the good war,” with America waging a great battle against “tyranny.” In fact, as the following excerpt from America in Decline points out, U.S. involvement in World War 2 was driven by an imperial agenda.
"When the U.S. entered the war at the end of 1941, it did so with clearly formulated goals. As early as 1940, study groups set up by the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations were laying plans for a new global order dominated by the U.S. The Council, which collaborated with the government, produced high-level memoranda examining prospects for the consolidation and integration of trade and investment within the Western Hemisphere and the Pacific. By 1942, ideas for an international monetary fund, a world bank, and a new league of nations were germinating in the State Department. U.S. war aims were perhaps best summed up by Henry Luce, owner of the Time-Life propaganda empire, who, in his 1941 book, The American Century, lamented that at the close of World War 1 the U.S. had let slip a “...an opportunity unprecedented in all history, to assume the leadership of the world....” Such an opportunity should not be missed again...
In arguing that the U.S. had to invade Iraq, George Bush accused critics of wanting to “appease” rather than confronting "the enemy". "Appeasement" as associated with a 1938 agreement that allowed Hitler to take control of part of Czechoslovakia. British Prime Minister Chamberlain said that this pact would secure peace. America in Decline explains the actual imperialist maneuvering that was going on:
"In order to understand U.S. maneuvers and advances through the Second World War, it is necessary to consider the positions, goals, and strategies of the other great powers. The British strategy for dealing with Germany found initial expression in Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain's 'appeasement' policy. The purpose of Chamberlain's 1938 Munich agreement to give the Sudetenland to Germany was, in fact, to push the Germans to the east and into confrontation with the Soviet Union...smashing the socialist Soviet Union had failed immediately after WW1 by the British, Americans, French and other imperialists. But Britain's immediate goal was to prepare better military and political ground for direct confrontation with Germany by weakening it in a war with the Soviets. The U.S. went along with this as part of its strategy of moving in later to “pick up the pieces.” ...There was never any question on the part of Britain or the U.S., of letting the German imperialists swallow the Soviet Union: they wanted the Germans to choke on it. The Soviet Union was determined neither to be swallowed nor to be shattered. Owing to the Soviet need to buy time and the German need to first establish a tenable western periphery before it lay siege to the Soviet Union, the two countries signed a mutual non-aggression pact in August 1939...."

Things You Can't Say in America: FDR knew about the attack on Pearl Harbor
Alexander Cockburn, June 8, 2001
...By the spring of 1945 the Japanese military had been demolished. The disparities in the casualties figures between the Japanese and the Americans are striking... Even though Japan had announced its intentions to surrender on August 10, this didn't deter U.S.1,014 plane air raid on Tokyo, blasting the city to ruins and killing thousands. Not one U.S. plane was lost and the unconditional surrender was signed before the planes had returned to their bases. This raid, as much as the dropping of the A-bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, was aimed at the Soviet Union... showing the implacable might of the United States.

Pearl Harbor: Hawaii Was Surprised; FDR Was Not
by James Perloff 04 December 2008
U.S. commanders in Hawaii were caught by surprise. But that was not the case in Washington. Comprehensive research has shown it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from commanders in Hawaii in the hope the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II. Oliver Lyttleton, British Minister of Production, stated in 1944: "Japan was provoked into attacking America at Pearl Harbor. It is a travesty of history to say that America was forced into the war."...
Roosevelt publicly stated: "I have said this before, but I shall say it again and again and again: Your boys are not going to be sent into any foreign wars."
But the opposite was planned Roosevelt dispatched his closest advisor, Harry Hopkins, to meet British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in January 1941. Hopkins told Churchill: "The President is determined we [the US and England] shall win the war together. Make no mistake about it. He has sent me here to tell you that at all costs and by all means he will carry you through, no matter what happens to him — there is nothing he will not do so far as he has human power." William Stevenson noted in A Man Called Intrepid that American-British military staff talks began that same month under "utmost secrecy," which, he clarified, "meant preventing disclosure to the American public."...
Much new light has been shed on Pearl Harbor through the recent work of Robert B. Stinnett, a World War II Navy veteran. Stinnett has obtained numerous relevant documents through the Freedom of Information Act. In Day of Deceit: The Truth about FDR and Pearl Harbor (2000)... Stinnett reveals that Roosevelt's plan to provoke Japan began with a memorandum from Lieutenant Commander Arthur H. McCollum, head of the Far East desk of the Office of Naval Intelligence. The memorandum advocated eight actions predicted to lead Japan into attacking the United States. McCollum wrote: "If by these means Japan could be led to commit an overt act of war, so much the better." FDR enacted all eight of McCollum's provocative steps — and more....Secretary of War Henry Stimson wrote in his diary: "We face the delicate question of the diplomatic fencing to be done so as to be sure Japan is put into the wrong and makes the first bad move — overt move." On November 25th, the day before the ultimatum was sent to Japan's ambassadors, Stimson wrote in his diary: "The question was how we should maneuver them [the Japanese] into the position of firing the first shot...."