|What is a "false flag" operation, and what does it have to do with WW II's Pearl Harbor?|
|U.S. General Smedley D. Butler|
Just ask U.S. Marine Corps Major General Smedley D. Butler. He figured it out before 1935 then wrote the book on it. By international and constitutional law, as well as other contractual agreements, the U.S. cannot enter war without Congressional authorization. That's never stopped us.
For all we really need is a pretext, a "false flag operation," an excuse to justify doing what we plan in advance as "retaliation" for something else. For instance, if we're attacked, we have given ourselves the right to start military hostilities without hesitating to ask anyone's permission.
So the military-industrial complex, with plenty of help from the Congress, rules our government and the military it funds. U.S. Pres. Eisenhower warned us.
|War is a Racket (Gen. Smedley D. Butler)|
What could we do but "fight back"? We knew it was coming to Hawaii (a 1,000 islands we had invaded and forcibly made part of the USA largely to create a forward military base for strategic advantage), we had moved all of our real ships out to sea for safety, and we brought in our own junkers filled with youthful recruits to be sitting ducks. Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt wanted war.
|In the guise of foreign wars - James Madison|
Several writers, including journalist Robert Stinnett and former United States Navy Rear Admiral Robert A. Theobald, have argued that various parties high in the U.S. and British governments knew of the attack in advance and may even have let it happen or encouraged it in order to force America into war via the "back door." Evidence supporting this view is taken from quotations and source documents from the time and the release of newer materials.
Ten official U.S. inquiries
The U.S. government made nine official inquiries into the attack between 1941 and 1946 and a tenth in 1995. They included an inquiry by Secretary of the Navy Frank Knox (1941); the Roberts Commission (1941-42);... More