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7/10 Soccer State of Play

digest note:
USA dominated world soccer, suddenly like its "ISIS/ISIL/IS" dominated the 'middle east', as the US desperately tries to 'restructure' its gameplan by wrapping up the festering crisis of its world destruction into a massive sweep to 'recover'. piecemeal defeats. (Iraq crisis with Robin Wright and Les Gelb, CFR President Emeritus 6/15/14 http://www.charlierose.com/watch/60406197)
From the revved-up 'final solution' to Palestine, splitting Iraq, Syria and any nations it can't dominate into manageable pieces, US strategic communications revises its bizarre 'narratives', as the full-spectrum dominance information and surveillance war wraps the world with DARPA help, while also helping lead research on the neurogenomic 'reverse-engineering' BRAIN project.
The US finance capitalist state's internal and external crises interact dynamically: defeated by national resistance guerilla wars, confronted by the growing collaboration among 'upsurging' capitalist rivals' blocs allied with the two major US rivals China and Russia, its national security agenda necessarily becomes a less 'friendly face' fascist dictatorship by the hour.
The soccer 'go-usa-ims-puking-uber-nationalism driven,and framed by this geostrategic context, also signals desperate new developments.

Brazil's World Cup run over but political ramifications still unclear...analysts split over impact on Dilma Rousseff's re-election campaign
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/09/brazil-world-cup-postmortem...

Everyone wants to talk to Brazil's President Rousseff, except Obama
www.theguardian.com/ commentisfree/ cifamerica/ 2012/ apr/ 11/ brazil-president-rousseff-obama-

Brazilian president Rousseff: US spying a 'breach of international law'... scathing speech to UN general assembly the most serious diplomatic fallout over US spying revelations
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/24/brazil-president-un-speech-...

7/7/ ICH deletes links revealing truth about "ISIS crisis"

7/7/14 1pm Information Clearing House liz burbank · less than 1 minute ago Comment posted.
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ICH administrator Tom Feeley needs to explain why he deleted my comment on The Superpower And The Caliphate By Glen Ford, http://www.blackagendareport.com/content/superpower-and-caliphate
comprised of links below, original intro. sentence "Proof of Glen Ford's egregious error", resent with sentence "facts of the matter":

censored LINKS:

Gelb, author of Iraq tripartition plan and Wright another big US geostrategist discuss "ISIS" as opportunity for US to deal with the real crisis by re-ordering the entire region
Iraq crisis discussion with Robin Wright and Les Gelb, President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations
6/15/14 http://www.charlierose.com/watch/60406197

The Three-State Solution
11/25/03 By LESLIE H. GELB, www.nytimes.com/2003/11/25/opinion/the-three-state-solution.html
Gelb, former Times editor and columnist, is president emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations.
The only viable strategy may be to...move in stages toward a three-state solution: Kurds in the north, Sunnis in the center and Shiites in the south. Almost immediately, this would allow America to put most of its money and troops where they would do the most good quickly -- with the Kurds and Shiites. The US could extricate most of its forces from the so-called Sunni Triangle, north and west of Baghdad, largely freeing US forces from fighting a costly war they might not win...then wait for the troublesome and domineering Sunnis, without oil or oil revenues, to moderate their ambitions or suffer the consequences....

Obama likes Biden-Gelb 'Soft Partition' Plan -- 'facilitate' eliminating Iraq by 'stabilization'
8/16/07 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lH0w_103Ec

Text of Biden-Gelb Amendment incorporated in H.R. 1585 and Sec. 1537 passed by both Houses of Congress

6/28 World War, Why? part 2

commentary:
The digest analyzes the US GWOT as a world war of a new type, born of US capitalism's deep structural political-economic crisis which can only be forestalled by restructuring the post WW2 US dominated world order. Today, at the expense of the planet and humanity, the US fascism stops at nothing to salvage its grip on global supremacy. Forced to adjust its tactics, it produced the 'al-qaeda' ISIS crisis as a pretext for an extremely desperate and dangerous regional 'restructuring' of the 'middle east' to achieve its bipartisan National Security domination geostrategy.
From the 1870s to 1914 World War I British imperialism ruled the the world... after WW1, US imperialism replaced UK as #1 imperialist power and set the stage imperialist 'peace' preparations for new world-division wars.
Throughout its history, the fundamental threat to western capitalism's survival has been and is now its class overthrow led by the working class with oppressed nations and peoples worldwide.
Billion dollar 'strategic communications & public diplomacy' indoctrination from birth to grave can't trump this reality,as US defeats by national liberation resistance wars (aka "terrorists", etc)
prove. Even in its 'homeland', knowing its war on the working class must intensify, the ruling class state has emergency 'civil strife' and martial law plans -- 'we the people' are the enemy, all resistance is 'terrorism'. Bandaids like Roosevelt's New Deal pacification program, subsequent capitalist 'bailouts', etc. designed to save the system and divert revolutionary warning signs, only deepen capitalism's inherent contradictions. Capitalist economic theorists' analyses promote bury the actual causes and role of capitalist crises -- analyzed by Marx in its rising stage and in its end stage by Lenin's 1916 'Imperialism the Highest Stage of Capitalism' :

6/28/14 World War 1: its roots and 100 year results, part 1

"People who shut their eyes to reality invite their own destruction, anyone who insists on remaining in a state of innocence after that innocence is dead turns himself into a monster."
James Baldwin 1924-1987

Commentary:
Note how NYT deflects the nature of the imperialist war for global hegemony -- which incidentally "also featured the initial step of the United States as a global power" - turning the world destabilizing effects into causes of US-led wars today to maintain the global domination won through imperialist wars. Plus its revealing omission of the world-shaking 1917
Bolshevik revolution that has driven US-European geostrategy even after Putin signed the SU's dissolution - before it became a forbidden US capitalist rival:
World War 1 brought fundamental changes to the world
http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/27/world/europe/world-war-i-brought-funda...
World War I could be said to have begun in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, with the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife, Sophie, by a young nationalist seeking a greater Serbia. The four and a half years that followed, as the war spread throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, reshaped the modern world in fundamental ways.

Behind the US "ISIS" Crisis

'Eliminating' Iraq, 'Unity by Dismemberment, has always been US 'exit strategy
US strategic communications/public diplomacy is the lynchpin since revising its state terror crisis 'news'''narrative' is critical to its never-ending--in-crimes-in-progress
"Dismemberment for unity": Imperialist geostrategists must rewrite US divide-to-conquer history to sell an 'enduring regional" solution to salvage its failed global supremacy

US-IRAQ sudden miraculous discovery of ISIS threat to the entire 'middle east' and US 'homeland'
How an arrest in Iraq revealed ISIS $2bn jihadist network
6/14/14 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jun/15/iraq-isis-arrest-jihadists-...
Seizure of 160 computer flash sticks revealed the inside story of the ISIS band of militants that came from nowhere with nothing, to having Syrian oil fields and control of Iraq's second city
Officials, including CIA officers, were still decrypting and analysing the flash sticks when Abu Hajjar's prophecy was realised. ISIS swept through much of northern and central Iraq over three stunning days, seizing control of Mosul and Tikrit and threatening Kirkuk as three divisions of the Iraqi army shed their uniforms and fled. The capitulation of the military and the rapid advances of the insurgents have dramatically changed the balance of power in Iraq, crippled prime minister Nouri al-Maliki, allowed Kurdish forces to seize control of the disputed city of Kirkuk and galvanised a Shia fightback along sectarian lines, posing a serious threat to the region's fragile geopolitics...

National Strategy for Victory in Iraq
http://www.whitehouse.gov/infocus/iraq/iraq_strategy_nov2005.html

6/1/ 14 "BRING OUR BOY HOME"

CONTERINSURGENCE is COUNTER-REVOLUTION:
Just 2 examples below of what's an integral part of US-UK history: state terror plus training military forces of dominated nations to kill & die for the enemy
This wad only one campaign in 36 years US genocide in Guatemals
Special Forces "Operation Guatemala" counterinsurgency campaign led by Col. Carlos Arana Osorio kills more than 8,000 people...White Hand and other right wing death squads, believed to be responsible for more than 30,000 deaths over the next seven years.
http://isla.igc.org/Features/Guatemala/guate1.html

1970-1990: US counter-insurgency war in El Salvador
9/8/06 www.libcom.org/ history/ 1970-1990-the-war-of-counter-insurgency-in-el-salvador -
The US was losing a major base for regional exercise of force...

'proposal' for more of the same: 'shift' even more burden onto 'partners'...to 'end wars' it cannot win - and 'producing its own gravediggers'
Obama proposes foreign policy shift..
5/28/14 http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/28/obama-foreign-policy-shift-...
“We must shift our counter-terrorism strategy – drawing on the successes and shortcomings of our experience in Iraq and Afghanistan – to more effectively partner with countries where terrorist networks seek a foothold”...“We have been through a long season of war,” he told the first West Point class to graduate since 9/11 who are unlikely to be sent immediately into combat. In the future “US military action cannot be the only – or even primary – component of our leadership in every instance...."

Afghanistan Troop Draw-Down: Shift from CounterInsurgency to Counterterrorism
7/8/11 CHHS, University of Maryland, Center for Health & Homeland Security
http://www.mdchhs.com/blog/afghanistan-troop-draw-down-shift-counter-ins...

FYI: US military doc. sources
http://www.securityinfonet.com/military/counterinsurgency-COIN.htm#Repor...

5/12 US AFRICOM Humanitarian 'hashtag' Operations

There is suspicion in Nigeria that pressure for a greater US role will be used to justify AFRICOM after it rejected pressure for it to be based in Nigeria and openly opposed its creation...
Nigeria kidnapping: why Boko Haram is a top security priority for the US
http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/09/boko-haram-us-security-poli...
...Nigeria: a centrepiece of US security policy
Although Boko Haram’s abduction of the schoolgirls has thrust the violence in Nigeria onto the world diplomatic stage, the crisis has been high on Washington's African agenda for several years. But even before that, the most populous country in Africa was a centrepiece of US security policy as the continent’s largest oil producer. When the Movement for the Emancipation of Niger Delta's (MEND) armed rebellion targeted oil facilities in the Niger Delta in the 2000s, the US provided counter-insurgency training, intelligence assistance and gave former Coast Guard cutters to the Nigerian navy. MEND operation against the Nigerian army in 2008. Photograph: Pius Utomi Ekpei/AFP/Getty That rebellion led some American officials to conclude Nigerian governments were inherently unstable because of the country’s economic and religious divisions. In 2008, the US Army War College in Pennsylvania carried out a war game in which the Nigerian government is on the brink of collapse and the US intervenes to protect the oil supply...

5/5 Behind the WH Correspondents Bacchanal

Washington and Hollywood glittererati came together for 100th annual * White House Correspondents Association dinner.
http://www.voanews.com/content/obama-jokes-at-washington-annual-event/19...

According to Jonathan Tepperman, Foreign Affairs Magazine managing editor ... the champagne was for “the incredibly brave, intrepid, brilliant reporters that have repeatedly risked their liberties and lives. If not for them none of us would be able to do the work we do...“Oh, this is very serious,” a foreign policy lobbyist said about the affair.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/reliable-source/wp/2014/05/02/party-...

communication war error..
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Comedian in Chief... White House Correspondents’ Association dinner
Correction: May 4, 2014
An earlier version of this article quoted incorrectly from a comment by President Obama about the flawed rollout of his healthcare website. As video screens on either side of him showed the title of the hit Disney film “Frozen,” Mr.“Obama said of his staff “On the plus side, they did turn the launch of HealthCare.gov into one of the year’s biggest movies,” not “they did not turn the launch of HealthCare.gov into one of the year’s biggest movies.” http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/04/us/politics/obama-white-house-correspo...

* WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY (WHCA)
Defense Information System, Department of Defense (DISA)
FOR MORE INFORMATION (202) 757-5150, DSN 284-2000 PD-recruiting@whmo.mil

DISA: WHITE HOUSE COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY (WHCA)
http://www.disa.mil/Careers/WHCA

5/1/14 MAY DAY Matters; Putin Signed Official Dissolution of the Soviet Union

MAY DAY
May Day, established in 1887, by the communist international revolutionary proletariat, included working class rights, International class solidarity; working class war against imperialist war and colonial oppression; freeing political prisoners; universal suffrage ...

1921 “Americanization Day” established to counterbalance May Day Labor Day. July 18, 1958 made official holiday by U.S. Congress...Eisenhower proclaimed May 1, 1959 the first official observance of Loyalty Day...recognized with an official proclamation every year, by every president, since...also known as Law Day

...We have fought for freedom in the theater of war and expanded its reach during times of peace. We have held fast to the principles at our country's core: service and citizenship; courage and the common good; liberty, equality, and justice for all. This is our Nation's heritage, and it is what we remember on Loyalty Day.
Therefore I, BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim May 1, 2013, as Loyalty Day. This Loyalty Day, I call upon all the people of the United States to join in support of this national observance by displaying the flag of the United States or pledging allegiance to the Republic for which it stands.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/04/30/presidential-procl...

May Day demonstrations reported in Turkey, Cambodia, Indonesia, Ukraine, Malaysia, Bangladesh, Italy, Spain, Greece, Iraq, Philippines -- violently attacked in Cambodia and Turkey
Turkey outlaws May Day protests 58 injured, 139 arrested in Turkey so far

4/21 Boston bombing, US Intelligence Report

Digest: the following links provide critical information about the Boston bombing operation, the information war, perpetrators, and the political context

4/17/13 Boston Bombs in Context

4/19 Boston Bombing in the crux of global terror war

4/23 Boston Bombing: U.S. Deep in Central Asia; Major Domestic Moves

5/13 Israel Aid in Boston < ">http://burbankdigest.com/node/442>

10/11 Restructuring the World by Any Means Necessary - All Legal

2/11/14 Made-in-USA Terrorist Threat Producers

RUSSIA HAS LONG FACED US HARD & SOFT POWER IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS - US NEEDS TO MAKE IT APPEAR THAT RUSSIA IS SOMEHOW BEHIND BOSTON FALSE FLAG OP

Chechen refugee in NH questioned in bombing inquiry
https://www.nytimes.com/ 2013/ 05/ 17/ us/ boston-bombing-developments.html
FBI agents investigating the Boston Marathon bombing have repeatedly questioned Musa Khadzhimuratov, a Chechen refugee and former separatist fighter who says he had a passing social relationship with one of the two bombing suspects. They searched his family's small apartment here Tuesday, scouring his computers, subjecting him to a polygraph, and taking a DNA sample.
The hours of FBI questioning in more than a dozen meetings — described by Khadzhimuratov and his wife, Madina, in an interview — illustrate the bureau's intensive effort to identify possible accomplices and test its theory that the suspects, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, were radicalized and trained on the Web and acted on their own.

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