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    Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

    Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order - WSJ

    The concept of order that has underpinned the modern era is in crisis, writes Henry Kissinger. Above, a pro-Russian fighter stands guard at a checkpoint close to Donetsk, Ukraine in July. European Pressphoto Agency
    Libya is in civil war, fundamentalist armies are building a self-declared caliphate across Syria and Iraq and Afghanistan's young democracy is on the verge of paralysis. To these troubles are added a resurgence of tensions with Russia and a relationship with China divided between pledges of cooperation and public recrimination. The concept of order that has underpinned the modern era is in crisis.

    For the U.S., this will require thinking on two seemingly contradictory levels. The celebration of universal principles needs to be paired with recognition of the reality of other regions' histories, cultures and views of their security. Even as the lessons of challenging decades are examined, the affirmation of America's exceptional nature must be sustained. History offers no respite to countries that set aside their sense of identity in favor of a seemingly less arduous course. But nor does it assure success for the most elevated convictions in the absence of a comprehensive geopolitical strategy.
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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

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    Obama better get his **** together. He should be calling in some experienced people.
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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

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    Obama better get his **** together. He should be calling in some experienced people.
    At this point the good people in DC wouldn't touch this administration with a 10 foot pole. Besides which, nobody is going to get past Valarie Jarrett and the FLOTUS.

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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

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    Obama better get his **** together. He should be calling in some experienced people.


    Not only does the State Department need to get it's act together, but the American people need take heed.

    Kissinger is one of the most well respected international experts on the planet and what he writes here is more than a little frightening when exampled by his so excellently scribed opening summary. But it is in his conclusion where the real issue lies.

    He is saying that with globalization, increasingly deep economic failures etc., the very concept of what has stood a "state" has changed; the American-European model even being challenged in Europe itself with the formation of the EU.

    His conclusion
    For the U.S., this will require thinking on two seemingly contradictory levels. The celebration of universal principles needs to be paired with recognition of the reality of other regions' histories, cultures and views of their security. Even as the lessons of challenging decades are examined, the affirmation of America's exceptional nature must be sustained. History offers no respite to countries that set aside their sense of identity in favor of a seemingly less arduous course. But nor does it assure success for the most elevated convictions in the absence of a comprehensive geopolitical strategy.

    One of the most frightening aspects "recognition of the reality of other regions' histories, cultures and views of their security." is the policy of the US enforcing it's brand of "democracy", as in Ukraine. The last line, "in the absence of a comprehensive geopolitical strategy" lead to a deliberate, and somewhat sarcastic understatement "nor does it assure success".....which means guaranteed failure.

    The man needs to be listened to now more than ever.
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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

    But do you think he will be--or will he dismissed as an old man whose time has passed? The hubris is strong in this Administration.

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    I think that Kissinger should be in jail. He's a historical war criminal and is always pimping for the New World Order. I interpret the NWO as world control by a few bankers and Nations. No, thank you, I don't want any. He always represents the old David Rockefeller dynasty and its' various intrigues.

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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

    Quote Originally Posted by DaveFagan View Post
    I think that Kissinger should be in jail. He's a historical war criminal and is always pimping for the New World Order. I interpret the NWO as world control by a few bankers and Nations. No, thank you, I don't want any. He always represents the old David Rockefeller dynasty and its' various intrigues.
    Now that you've offered your ad hom, care to comment on the substance of what Kissinger said?

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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

    Quote Originally Posted by nota bene View Post
    Now that you've offered your ad hom, care to comment on the substance of what Kissinger said?


    I interpret the NWO as world control by a few bankers and Nations. No, thank you,

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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

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    Obama better get his **** together. He should be calling in some experienced people.

    America's exceptional nature seems to have taken a wrong turn somewhere when invading Iraq for preconceived notions. Now we're directionless as a world power, trying to desperately hold together failed democracies in the ME, and fight terrorism with the wind.

    Putin must of seen the lack of conviction in the current admin to gamble attacking the Ukraine. We should've been watching out for the real threats to our security and financial progress and not wasting so much money, lives and resources chasing dessert ghosts for decades.
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    Re: Henry Kissinger on the Assembly of a New World Order

    Quote Originally Posted by grip View Post
    America's exceptional nature seems to have taken a wrong turn somewhere when invading Iraq for preconceived notions. Now we're directionless as a world power, trying to desperately hold together failed democracies in the ME, and fight terrorism with the wind.

    Putin must of seen the lack of conviction in the current admin to gamble attacking the Ukraine. We should've been watching out for the real threats to our security and financial progress and not wasting so much money, lives and resources chasing dessert ghosts for decades.
    Yeah yeah, it's Bush's fault. How about something new. Trotting that out everyday isn't going to solve the problem.
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