Invade a Middle Eastern Country in Five Easy Steps

Now that we have withdrawn our troops from Iraq and are positioning our military assets to invade Syria, it is important to take notice of how the United States puts plans in action to take over a country of interest. The plan to invade Iraq took over 20 years to fall into place. Please note that there are active plans and contingency plans and backup plans to invade countries such as Venezuela, North Korea, Iran, and of course Syria as we speak. Prior to the 1980’s the preferred method of US intervention in a covering nation was with a US backed military coup such as was the case in 1973 Chilean and 1953 Iranian coup, in both with overthrew democratically elected governments.

Five Easy Steps to Invade a Nation

Aiding and Abetting – Open trade relations and trade military hardware with said nation. In the case of Iraq, the United States supplied Saddam Hussein’s army with military support during Iran-Iraq War. At the end of the Iran-Iraq War, Saddam Hussein had more tanks, aircraft fighters, attack helicopters, and artillery than he started with.

Crimes Against Humanity – After you support a dilator or political regime for some time with most favored nation status or military hardware, at some point you egg them on to commit crimes against humanity or you just cow the press to report such propaganda. The cable news networks are always happy to read any press release without doing actual journalism as was the case in the Nayirah testimony. In 1992, as Iraq invaded Kuwait, an anonymous eyewitness testified that she had seen Iraqi soldiers take babies out of incubators in Kuwaiti hospitals and leave the babies to die. I was later revealed that the anonymous eyewitness was actually part of a public relations campaign run in behalf of the Kuwaiti government. More recently, similarly dubious and preposterous propaganda surfaced the whole Libyan army was ordered to take Viagra and “rape and pillage” the country.

Economic Trade Embargo – Even with our superior military the United States would never go toe to toe with a comparable enemy. We do great going against a starved 90 pound belligerent camel jockey with nothing more than a pair of sandals and an rusted AK-47 in the middle of a desert than trained conscripts. A trade embargo to take affect can take up to a decade as it did in Iraq.

Days Not Weeks – After ten years of trade embargo the economy and in turn the military is in complete disarray, and as President Obama said of the Libyan regime, “it is a matter of days not weeks” to overthrow the government and occupy the capital. In the Iraq War of 2003, the United State forces reached Baghdad in 3 weeks.

Billion Dollar Contracts – The final step is to collect the cash in the form of billion dollar contracts to rebuild the country that was recently bomb and ruined by economic embargoes. There will be schools to build, oil wells to dig, and other resources to extract. The financing of the reconstruction is the best part, because in all likelihood the invaded country is so broke that they don’t have the billions to award to contract winners, so we lend them the money and force the invaded country to award the contracts to our own pals and the invaded country is on the hook for the cash with interest. Classic economic hitman financing.

Operation Fast and Furious and the Covert War to Destabilize Mexico

At the same time that Felipe Calderon, the president of Mexico, was cracking down on the drug cartels the US was funneling high powered long guns into Mexico under Operation Fast and Furious. Since 2006, when Operation Fast and Furious as part of Project Gunrunner operated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the violence as part of the drug war escalated to new heights. Since 2006, it has been common place in Mexico the murder and execution of everyday citizens, brazen attacks on public officials, and the rise of drug cartels. Conservative estimates claim at least 1,400 guns walked into Mexico as part of the operation and as of date at least 179 crime scenes in Mexico involved Fast and Furious weapons. Mexico will suffer the consequence of Operation Fast and Furious for years to come, easily another 1,000 crime scenes involving Fast and Furious weapons await the citizens of Mexico.

Some of the guns allowed to cross into Mexico have been known and traced to the murder of two federal agents, US Border Patrol Brian Terry and US ICE agent Jaime Zapata. Fast and Furious guns have also been used to shot down police helicopters in Mexico and have been traced to other crime scenes.

In the history of sting operations, Operation Fast and Furious has to be the most idiotic idea ever. It is such a stupid idea, and yet no US official has been punished, reprimanded, or fired that I can’t but think that this was set forth on purpose. The United States has a long history of covert gun running to aid it’s long term geo-political goals that it does not surprise anyone that Operation Fast and Furious was approved by the upper echelon of the US government. It is no secret that the United States government for the past 100 years has had a number or classified and secret plans to occupy and invade Mexico, see United States Color Code War Plans. Over the last few years, certain circles in the government have proposed a total invasion of Mexico in the name of regional security.

The United States has invaded Mexico in the past in the name of regional and economic interest as recent as 1916 as part of the Mexican Expedition. In 2008, the U.S. Joint Forces Command released the Joint Operating Environment, 2008 which compared Mexico to Pakistan because of it’s rise in violence. We now know that the United States was involved in gun running operations during this time, which is in large part to the rise in violence. Clearly, the United States is part of the problem as it is the source of the problem. The United States is the supply and the demand of the drug trade, it supplies guns and while it clearly is the largest consumer of drugs.

The time of events and facts that have been revealed are clear, at the same time that the Mexican president cracked down on drug cartels in Mexico, the ATF was allowing high powered weapons to walk into Mexico which lead to an increase of violence, and the American military officials were planning a possible invasion of Mexico if such violence escalated.