By Deanna Spingola
18 September 2007
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False pretenses for war include: civilize the uncivilized, spread democracy, save foreign citizens from their selectively despicable leaders (those resistant to U.S. interests), eradicate slavery, attack them before they attack us (media-induced fear), or fight Nazism, Communism, Fascism, terrorism, ___________ (just fill in the blank). If those justifications fail, “false flag” operations are used – frequently against U.S. citizens (The Maine, The Lusitania, Pearl Harbor, Northwoods, Tonkin, 9/11). Corroborating “news,” stipulated via the daily memo, is combined with patriotic pro-war exuberance, contrived fear and subtle but unmistakable ethnic denunciation is disseminated by numerous so-called “conservative” talking heads – nothing but Murdoch mouthpieces – indistinguishable except for personal characteristics.
Unless deliberately distracted individuals ignore the pro-war monopoly media’s regurgitation of disinformation and misinformation and investigate the circumstances regarding U.S. invasions into other countries, they are enslaved by apathetic ignorance and at the mercy of the corporate-owned, government-sanctioned Ministry of Truth and their fabricated federal fairy tales designed to manipulate us into endless unconstitutional foreign “entanglements.”
In this subjective environment, anti-war sentiments are equivalent to treason. Alternative media voices are silenced by dismissals or show cancellations. A thorough review of historical specifics would either expose government officials who, ignorant of the Constitution, specialize in serial stupidity or verify their treacherous adherence to the banker’s globalist agenda. Power-driven members in the three branches of government either willingly acquiesce or act to prevent a media-blitzing exposure of some abominable character flaw or behavior by their well-informed, all knowing managers. Alternatives for elimination of the noble-acting, uncooperative include: assassinations, plane crashes, Watergating, or suicide by multiple gun shot wounds.
The arrogant interventionist attitude necessitates the demonization of entire ethnic and philosophical groups – why else would otherwise good people maim, rape or slaughter complete strangers – other humans? After World War II, many non Nazis were unaware of their government’s atrocities in neighboring countries. Americans, calculatingly shocked by graphic newsreel images, readily hated all Germans for the Nazi’s ethnic brutality. To incite our contemporary indignation, our monopoly media promptly revealed unearthed bodies accredited to Hussein’s regime. In contrast, that same monopoly media conceals the graphic images of returning body bags, slaughtered children, white phosphorous-toasted cadavers, and the murdered family of the fourteen year old girl who was gang raped, murdered and then burned and who knows what else.  Exposing these horrific images would detract from the globalist agenda of sustained warfare in the oil-rich Middle East.
Governments are artificial entities, financed by international bank loans; they target “enemies,” and whip up the populace, assisted by Stallone-style Hollywood flicks that glorify “good wars.” Well-placed patriotic posters and ads focusing on the “war on terror” target specific audiences. Some of those ads are financed by Freedom’s Watch, with communications expert, Ari Fleischer, a dual U.S.-Israel citizen and former Bush press secretary, as their spokesman. Currently his group is mounting a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign to urge congress and constituents to support the war and not “cut and run,” psychologically well-chosen words for a people who wish to radiate strength.  Who else sponsors ads – the banker-backed Carlyle Group, Blackwater, or Halliburton – groups that apparently value money over life? What motivates affluent groups like this who wield sufficient influence that citizens abandon all sensitivity to human life in favor of some well-marketed yet indefinite agenda?
Despite consenting signatures, the Geneva Conventions need to be reestablished after the latest horrors have been publicly exposed; they do little to curb future atrocities. The conference in 1949 prohibits reprisal killings, terrorizing entire populations, permanently displacing residents, plundering and pillaging, physical abuse or torture, murder, corporal punishments, mutilation and medical or scientific experiments, injuries against people due to race, nationality, religion or political opinion. Those prohibitions should have covered Korea, Việt Nam and our other post-war interventions. They didn’t! It took another post-Việt Nam Geneva Convention!
Who benefits? In order to engage in contemporary no-win wars, the government borrows money from the Federal Reserve resulting in increased profits for the bankers. Lengthy no-win wars sustain profits for the power elite. Winning terminates the money siphoning machine. Militaristic minions, reinforced by CIA-style bureaucratic agencies, prevent or inhibit competition for available resources, depopulate countries, destabilize economies, seize prime lands and resources, perpetuate government contracts to certain big business buddies, alter social structure and culture, perpetuate hostility, provoke civil war (divide and conquer – the people kill each other) with both sides financed and logistically supported, build permanent military bases in order to execute additional assaults in the area, relocate populations for covert political purposes, transfer power and emotionally decimate and destroy families, the most essential social unit. Violence is widespread – triggering forced migration. Iraqi families, who have been expelled from their homes, use refuse to erect makeshift shelters for protection against the intense heat of the Middle East. War-weary innocent children play amongst heaps of garbage and drink and eat whatever they can scavenge.  War is indiscriminate – everyone suffers.
Another function of foreign wars is chaotic national division and distraction. Citizens are currently contending on prospective presidential candidates by who will prolong or end the war(s). The best candidate is the one who will protect us from our own government! While thus distracted we fail to recognize that our government is, in fact, seizing our most fundamental liberties (Patriot Act) and combining our country with Mexico and Canada, a finalizing step to the one world government. Continuous wars, since the Civil War, catapult us towards the same goal.
Neither Việt Nam nor Iraq was a threat to our “national security.” The ongoing assault against the citizens of Iraq started long before March 2003 or even 1991. This last invasion was premeditated and planned long before 9/11. Likewise – “the invasion of Việt Nam was deliberate and calculated, as were policies and strategies that bordered on genocide and were designed to force millions of people to abandon their homes. Experimental weapons were used against civilians. Chemicals banned in the United States -- Agent Orange -- were used to change the genetic and environmental order in Việt Nam.” 
The French, led by Louis-Napoleon, motivated by greedy economic and military interests, first invaded the vulnerable Vietnamese in July 1857. They professed to have a “moral obligation,” as a “superior culture,” to civilize the “uncivilized,” a common Western justification for many hostile invasions. Without sufficient weapons and national unity to resist the French, Emperor Tu Duc signed the Treaty of Saigon, a “peace treaty,” in June 1862 giving into the French demands which included payment of a large indemnity to France for its losses in attacking Việt Nam.”  “Peace treaties” are habitually disingenuous, but standard procedure – the antagonistic, armed invaders conquer and subjugate the indigenous unarmed populace and belatedly proffer “peace,” while stripping them of their dignity and natural resources.
A few citizens, friendly and helpful to the invading French, were rewarded with the forcefully-vacated residences of fleeing families, a common practice. Valuables, personal or national, do not disappear – they merely change hands. Lands were also allotted to incoming French settlers, creating a “French-Vietnamese landholding class.” 
Other encroachments and more treaties established a French protectorate over Việt Nam by 1883, partitioned into three sectors, which formally ended Việt Nam's independence.  France pilfered the natural resources, silenced popular leaders and left a dispirited, impoverished Vietnamese population.  Under the French the Vietnamese required identity papers to travel out of their districts, freedom of speech and organization were restricted, land was confiscated by large landowners, citizens were imprisoned for minor offenses, poverty increased and education was neglected causing the literacy rate to fall.
Ho Chi Minh (1890-1969), born Nguyen Sinh Cung in Kim Lien in Annam in central Việt Nam, was the son of an official who resigned in protest against the French “domination of his country.” In 1911, Ho left Việt Nam and worked as a cook on a French steamship traveling from Saigon to Marseilles. He went to London in 1914 for two years where he worked as a kitchen-hand at the Carlton Hotel. From 1919 until 1923, he lived in France, where he associated with French socialists.  During the Paris Peace Conference (victor’s formally carving up the spoils) he attempted to meet with President Woodrow Wilson to petition for Việt Nam’s freedom but, predictably, he was turned away. Despite Wilson’s deceptive rhetoric about “A free, open-minded, and absolutely impartial adjustment of all colonial claims,” Việt Nam was still under French rule. 
“When the Versailles Peace Conference started work, Ho Chi Minh drew up an eight-point program for their country's emancipation and forwarded is to the conference secretariat in January 1919. Today, this plan, inspired by President Wilson's 14 Points, sounds extremely moderate. It asked for permanent representation in the French parliament; freedom of the press; freedom to hold meetings and form associations; amnesty decree; equality of legal rights between French and Annamese. When Ho tried to argue their case with Wilson himself at Versailles he was unceremoniously shown the door.” - Jean Lacouture 
Ho Chi Minh was part of the group which founded the French Communist party, later banned after the signing of the Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression pact in August 1939. “He was summoned to Moscow for training and, in late 1924 he was sent to Guangzhou, Canton, China, where he organized a revolutionary movement among Vietnamese exiles called the Việt Nam Thanh Nien Cach Menh Dong Chi Hoi (Revolutionary Youth League). He was forced to leave by local authorities who cracked down on Communist activities. He represented Communist International when he went to Hong Kong and founded the Indochinese Communist Party (ICP) on February 3, 1930 at a conference of the Thanh Nein. Party objectives include: overthrow the French, establish an independent Việt Nam, nationalization of the economy, cancellation of public debts, land reform, education for everyone, and the creation of an eight-hour work day. 
Hong Kong’s British police arrested him in June 1931 and incarcerated him until 1933. He then went to the Soviet Union and taught at the Lenin Institute until 1938 when he returned to China as an advisor to the “Chinese Communist armed forces.” 
Another organization, the revolutionary Việt Nam Quoc Dan Dang Party was secretly established on Christmas 1927 in Ha Noi. The party’s first assault against French brutality and injustice occurred on February 10, 1930. They lost – the 13 brave leaders were guillotined in the early morning of June 17, 1930.
The crash of the New York Stock Exchange on October 29, 1929 had caused a 50% decrease in Vietnamese salaries, unemployment increased to 33% and strikes broke out. Poverty-stricken demonstrators took over in some districts and made demands. The French sent in Foreign Legion troops and arrested 1,000 individuals. Four hundred people received lengthy prison terms and eighty individuals were executed, including some Communist Party members. By 1932, there were 10,000 political prisoners in Việt Nam. When America’s cash catastrophe occurs you may expect a military presence and martial law. Due to decades of Federal Reserve economic gymnastics and despite the official deceitful “all is well” canned rhetoric; a deliberate cash crash is inevitable. It will create a similar scenario: riots, arrests, incarcerations and executions for the very vocal.
Prior to the crash of 1929, U.S. bankers and officials claimed that the economy was good: On July 27, 1928, Herbert Hoover said in San Francisco: “Unemployment in the sense of distress is widely disappearing.... We in America today are nearer to the final triumph over poverty than ever before in the history of any land.”  Do you recognize the familiar jargon?
In early 1941, Ho Chi Minh finally returned to Việt Nam after being absent for nearly thirty years. “On behalf of the Communist International” he presided over the Eighth Conference of the ICP. Following Comintern instructions, the party created the Viet Minh Front and put forward an essentially nationalist program. 
After Hitler invaded Russia in June 1941, Japan moved into southern Indochina. Japan occupied Việt Nam in 1941 despite the efforts of Ho Chi Minh and his Communist Viet Minh (Việt Nam Independence League). During World War II, Ho Chi Minh's Viet Minh received military equipment and financial assistance from the United States in return for intelligence information on Japanese operations in Indochina.  The U.S. military intelligence agency Office of Strategic Services (OSS) teamed up “with Ho Chi Minh and his Viet Minh guerrillas to harass Japanese troops in the jungles.” 
The Japanese surrendered on August 14 (formally on September 2, 1945). After the American “shock and awe” demonstration of military muscle, don’t-ever-mess-with-us defeat of Japan that ended World War Two, Ho Chi Minh managed, with a guerrilla network, to gain control of much of the countryside in northern Việt Nam. France still dominated the cities in northern Việt Nam as well as the whole of southern Việt Nam. Together, the Nationalist and Communist Parties fought against France. They created a Declaration of Independence for the Democratic Republic of Việt Nam, dated September 2, 1945. Half a million people gathered in Hanoi to hear Ho Chi Minh read the Vietnamese Declaration of Independence which was allegedly based on the American Declaration of Independence and the French Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen.
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 John Pilger addresses Columbia University in New York, April 14, 2006
 Rule by Secrecy by Jim Marrs, pg. 125
 Ho Chi Minh, Selected Works (Hanoi, 1960-1962), Vol. 2, Biography of Ho Chi Minh
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