Media in england preparing public for massive war between imperialists
Sons of Macolm
Following on from my previous post today about the daily mail promoting english chauvinism and hatred against other imperialist powers, in that case Germany, this report is intended to prepare the english public for war between the usa and britain, and also between the imperialist powers and the Global South.
It's of no surprise to anti-imperialists that the usa made war plans for britain, as the imperialists are the biggest perpertrators of violence in the world and will happily make war on each other in competition for who gets the biggest neo-colonial empire:
Britain had the largest empire in the world, not to mention the most powerful navy.
Against this backdrop, some Americans saw their nation emerging as a potential world leader and knew only too well how Britain had dealt with such upstarts in the past - it went to war and quashed them.
Now, America saw itself as the underdog in a similar scenario.
There are a lot of contradictions between the imperialists themselves today, this was most recently clearly seen in the manner in which they were bickering amongst themselves in the nato war of aggression against Libya in 2011: the usa were annoyed with the europeans that the latter couldn't fight the war properly without the usa putting in most of the muscle, and the brits and yanks were openly bickering with each other; berlusconi jumped ship off the war machine and having been an important imperialist leader for many years, the other imperialist leaders dropped berlosconi when they felt he had outlasted his usefulness.
Today we can see that contradictions are continuing to intensify, with Greece and Germany being accused by other european nations and media for the current financial crisis, the venom is especially directed at Germany as Germany has managed to temper the negative effects of the crisis by maintaining the investment in its manufacturing base and developing a strategic and essentially being a junior in the relationship with Russia and China.
The daily mail, from which this following news piece is from, has always had a clear anti-usa bias, and ruling circles in both countries have a bubbling animosity for each other. The anti-britishness of Obama has often been reported in this newspaper. The recent fêting of brit prime minister david cameron by Obama at the white house was more than anything about a relationship of convenience that these two imperialist powers need each other in their on-going war projects across the world. I wouldn't be surprised at all if there was an imperialist war against South America led by the yanks with support from the brits.
Those who believe in a just peace for the resistant-oppressed should be in no doubt that the western white power structure is an entity that pro-actively is engaged in constant war - cultural, economic, political and actual war - against our peoples and in preparation against other imperialist powers. And they are promoting this all the time in their media.
War on the 'Red Empire': How America planned for an attack on BRITAIN in 1930 with bombing raids and chemical weapons
- Emerging world power feared British reaction to its ambitions
- Plan Red was code for massive war with British Empire
- Top-secret document once regarded as 'most sensitive on Earth'
- $57m allocated for building secret airfields on Canadian border to launch attack on British land forces based there
Details of an amazing American military plan for an attack to wipe out a major part of the British Army are today revealed for the first time.
In 1930, a mere nine years before the outbreak of World War Two, America drew up proposals specifically aimed at eliminating all British land forces in Canada and the North Atlantic, thus destroying Britain's trading ability and bringing the country to its knees.
Previously unparalleled troop movements were launched as an overture to an invasion of Canada, which was to include massive bombing raids on key industrial targets and the use of chemical weapons, the latter signed off at the highest level by none other than the legendary General Douglas MacArthur.
The plans, revealed in a Channel 5 documentary, were one of a number of military contingency plans drawn up against a number of potential enemies, including the Caribbean islands and China. There was even one to combat an internal uprising within the United States.
In the end there was no question of President Franklin D. Roosevelt subscribing to what was known as War Plan Red. Instead the two countries became the firmest of allies during WW2, an occasionally strained alliance that continues to this day.
Still, it is fascinating that there were enough people inside the American political and military establishment who thought that such a war was feasible.
While outside of America, both Churchill and Hitler also thought it a possibility during the 30s - a time of deep economic and political uncertainty.
In 1935, America staged its largest-ever military manoeuvres, moving troops to and installing munitions dumps at Fort Drum, half an hour away from the eastern Canadian border.
It was from here the initial attack on British citizens would be launched, with Halifax, Nova Scotia, its first target.
'This would have meant six million troops fighting on America's eastern seaboard,' says Peter Carlson, editor of American History magazine.
'It would have been like Verdun,' alluding to the brutal conflict between German and French troops in 1916 which resulted in a death toll of 306,000.
Even Winston Churchill said while people regarded a war with the U.S. as inconceivable, it was not.
'America felt Britain had thrown it under the bus in order to stay top dog,' says Professor Mike Vlahos, of the U.S. Naval War College.
'The U.S. was forced to contemplate any measure to keep Britain at bay.'
Even Hitler thought such a war was inevitable, but astonishingly wanted Britain to win, believing that to be the best outcome for Germany, since the UK could then join his forces to attack the U.S.
'You have to remember the U.S. was born out of a revolutionary struggle against Britain in 1776,' says Dr. John H. Maurer, of the U.S. Naval War College.
Using available blueprints for this war, modern-day military and naval experts now believe the most likely outcome of such a conflict would have been a massive naval battle in the North Atlantic with very few actual deaths, but ending with Britain handing Canada over to the U.S. in order to preserve our vital trade routes.
However, on June 15, 1939, the same year as the German invasion of Poland, an internal U.S. memo states these plans for an invasion were 'wholly inapplicable', but nevertheless 'should be retained' for the future.
This is now seen as the dawn of and prime reason behind the 'special relationship' between our two countries.