Truth, The Highest Calling for Man
By Gordon Duff
Few understand the real crime of deception. Deception can be simple betrayal or can be contrived to drive you to murder your friends or defend monsters.
Military deception is called “psyops” or “psychological operations” and is, frankly, tasked specifically with creating wrong beliefs to rob leaders or entire populations of their judgment.
A successful “psyops operation” can be more powerful than any attack. Without firing a shot, you can seem to be defeated, be fooled into misjudging enemies and allies or be set on the path of destroying yourself.
If you are a nation, you are constantly under attack from psychological operations. If you are a nation, it is a prime responsibility to defend your people from “psyops” attacks designed to undermine faith in institutions, to foster dissent and exploit fear or create anger and feelings of being cheated.
Today’s world view, from the economic to racial and religious to social, political and military is all hopelessly infected with calculated disinformation created in order to realign society based on belief in falsehood in order to enfeeble and enslave, to drive the civil and good to acts of bestiality through exploiting the genetic weakness Darwinists tell us is bred into man’s character, our “reptilian mind.”
Deception is the basis of any military education, the basis of business practices, the basis of diplomacy, the underlying basis of the world’s currencies and economic systems and, more than ever, how civilization with 5000 years of learning and advancement can justify unbridled killing of the innocent or “collateral” as justifiable for a “common good” none ever understand or agree to.
Recently, we have stumbled on “psyops” planned during the Bush administration through one of our associates who worked in the White House as a member of the National Security Council under Condi Rice and previously with the Clinton administration.
This is Gwyneth Todd, former Iran Desk Chief of the National Security Agency, former “Political Intelligence Chief” for the US 5th Fleet, controlling the area known as the Middle East and South Asia.
She was chief policy advisor, station in Bahrain, tasked with interpreting regional politics and helping military leaders in the region understand Iran.
Hours of public interviews with Todd over recent days has given us “insider views” into the workings of the twisted psyches of many of the most powerful figures in American military and foreign policy. What we have learned has been frightening.
We now have written proof of not just widespread espionage rings and wars staged for profit but American officials planning terror attacks and assassinations in and around the Persian Gulf.
We have been supplied with lists of corroborating witnesses that including cabinet officers who, though nominated by the president and confirmed by the senate, were bullied and threatened by thugs and criminals who were and may well still be the real government of the United States.
It had become standard policy within the US government to promote spies, war criminals and incompetents out of fear of blackmail or, worse yet, complicity in their illegal acts.
Thus, many well-known names in American public service including serving members of our military actually belong in prison yet live among us, exercise great power and influence and, in fact, infect our world with their presence.
This week, former presidential candidate John McCain criticized President Obama for failing to attack Iran. To many in America who have no accurate information about McCain’s background, they are unaware that he is only out of prison because President Nixon issued him a pardon for crimes he committed during his time as a prisoner in North Vietnam.
Two high ranking officers, Colonel Earl Hopper and Colonel Ted Guy, both of unimpeachable reputation, accused McCain of dozens of counts of treason. My own observations of his actions over the last few decades have proven him to obstruct attempts to repatriate American prisoners of war from Vietnam through having evidence of their existence classified and destroyed.
Military and intelligence insiders have always called McCain “The Manchurian Candidate,” after the fictional assassin “brainwashed” by North Koreans in the Frank Sinatra film. McCain is believed to have either been brainwashed or blackmailed into spying on the US and acting as a “one many lobby” for the Soviet Union and North Vietnam during the Cold War.
His current “task” is to provoke a conflict with Iran. He has spoken on news shows, been quoted in newspapers, it is as though his only reason to continue living is to start a war.
McCain, however, has a long history of mental instability, financial dishonesty and questionable personal morals.
If earlier assessments are accurate, that would indicate that someone is acting as McCain’s “controller.”
Those who know McCain find him mercurial, deeply flawed and with a mediocre intellect, and these are his closest friends.
As I work, on a daily basis with what was the US Army’s top POW recovery officer, I have endless direct access to the extent solid intelligence proving living American prisoners were being held.
All were killed though all would have been saved but for the efforts of McCain to interfere with either their retrieval or negotiations for their repatriation.
I am able to produce unimpeachable sources of this evidence as are many but in a state where there is no freedom of press, the abandonment and subsequent killing of up to 1200 Americans at the hands of a prominent politician who appears to have been in league with America’s enemies is of no consequence.
Much of our recent history, particularly involving issues in the Middle East is based on either widespread belief in total falsehoods or indifference to well known lies. Nearly all in America, Canada, Britain and Germany are aware that the invasion of Iraq was a war crime perpetrated by national leaders who live like Arab princes as long as they don’t travel to nations where they face extradition and trial for war crimes.
So, though thousands of Americans and hundreds of British were, in actuality, murdered through criminal acts by their own heads of state and that fact is accepted by all and the general public has been extremely forgiving as long as they are supplied with distractions such as the search and subsequent assassination of an 85 year old Abbotabad, Pakistan home owner represented as the resurrection of the long dead CIA asset, Osama bin Laden.
Just this week, the Haqqani Network, another CIA asset, was moved onto the “terror list,” or, more appropriately, the “distraction list.”
The nature of combined Israeli/American psychological operations is designed to change directions in seconds. If a setback occurs in Syria, they then turn on Gaza or Lebanon.
Then there is always Iran and its imaginary nuclear arsenal, impossible to find, proof of Iran’s wondrous ability to misplace that which does not exist.
This is one of the tenets of psychological operations. When you can’t find something, it simply means it is cleverly hidden, perhaps in another nation that might even be more convenient to attack.
In 2004, Israel demanded the US invade Syria in order to find the weapons that Saddam never had. The US was to destroy Syria on a “snipe hunt” based on nothing but wild assumptions. No newspaper reported this but it is true and easily documented just the same.
Another odd fact involves the Israeli advance into Lebanon in 2006. Israel was confronted by Hezbollah using highly effective shoulder mounted weapons which made the “real life” combat environment unhealthy for armour and attack helicopters.
What we have learned, however, is that the US sent the 5th fleet into the Mediterranean to use their combined force to cover Israel’s withdrawal or they might never have been able to disengage.
We learned of this during an interview involving the capture of several pirates off Somalia. Rather than drop off the live suspects and 3 dead in Mombasa, the ship involved was ordered to sail full speed through the Suez Canal with the rest of the US 5th Fleet, to be offshore in order to provide additional air cover and fire support for Israel’s “run with your tail between your legs” tactical withdrawal from Lebanon.
The audio report outlining the details that reveal this unreported US action in Lebanon are on Youtube.
If a military action of this size can be kept secret, this many ships moved through the Suez Canal, how difficult would major military action inside, let’s say, Syria be to hide?
If the will is there to deceive about this and so much else, what are we being deceived about now or what can we expect?
Gordon Duff posted articles on VT from 2008 to 2022. He is a Marine combat veteran of the Vietnam War. A disabled veteran, he worked on veterans and POW issues for decades.
Gordon is an accredited diplomat and is generally accepted as one of the top global intelligence specialists. He manages the world’s largest private intelligence organization and regularly consults with governments challenged by security issues.
Duff has traveled extensively, is published around the world, and is a regular guest on TV and radio in more than “several” countries. He is also a trained chef, wine enthusiast, avid motorcyclist, and gunsmith specializing in historical weapons and restoration. Business experience and interests are in energy and defense technology.
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