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This article appears in the March 28, 2008 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.

British Launch `Great
Eurasian War' Drive

by Jeffrey Steinberg

The British oligarchy, working through British intelligence and its longstanding assets and dupes, has launched a series of provocations, aimed at triggering what Lyndon LaRouche has described as a new "Great Eurasian War," pitting the trans-Atlantic powers against China, Russia, India, and other leading Eurasian states. The drive for war is coming from the highest levels of the British oligarchy, and is aimed at preventing, at all costs, the kind of collaboration among the United States, Russia, India, and China advocated by LaRouche, to deal with the onrushing collapse of the post-Bretton Woods global financial system.

As in the 1920s and 1930s, the British oligarchy, today, is pressing for the imposition of fascism in Europe and the Americas, and for malthusian wars across Eurasia, aimed at wiping out the nation-state system, and a vast majority of the population of the planet, to establish a London-run world empire. British Royal Consort Prince Philip would unleash the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: He has stated publicly that he would like to be "reincarnated as a particularly deadly virus," in order to drastically reduce the world's population. London is now aggressively moving into the implementation phase of that genocidal scheme, just as it moved in an earlier period to engineer two world wars in Eurasia during the 20th Century, to defeat the spread of American System republicanism across the Atlantic and the Pacific.

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair promotes this one-world nightmare as a "post-Westphalian world," a reference to the Treaty of Westphalia of 1648, which ended the Thirty Years War, by establishing the principle of "the benefit of the other," and an acceptance of the idea of a system of sovereign nation-states. Blair, and others, wish to see the era of the nation-state come to a bloody end, starting with the total destruction of the United States from within. Indeed, Blair is peddling these ideas as part of his campaign to be the first president of the European fascist super-state, which would come into being early in 2009, if the European Union's Lisbon Treaty is passed by all the European parliaments.

It is from this standpoint, alone, that the assassinations and other destabilizations of the recent months, in Tibet, in Pakistan/Afghanistan, in the Caucasus, and in the Persian Gulf and Eastern Mediterranean, can be understood. As LaRouche recently warned: Do not look for local causes, or event-driven explanations for the near-simultaneous outbreak of chaos throughout Eurasia, Africa, and Ibero-America. We are witnessing a top-down, London-orchestrated global confrontation, aimed at spreading permanent chaos across much of the globe, as the British financier oligarchs seek to impose fascism in Europe, and also in the United States, through their corporatist schemes, and their Michael Bloomberg Presidential manueverings. London vows that under no circumstances will it permit another "Franklin Roosevelt reflex" in the United States, in response to the near-total collapse of the once-dominant American agro-industrial economy, and the onrushing evaporation of the global financial system. London would sooner kill, than see a revival of FDR anti-fascist policy from Washington.

And, while both the Lisbon Treaty and the Felix Rohatyn- and George Shultz-led Bloomberg scheme are meeting with significant, mounting resistance, the war plans targeting Asia are moving forward with breathtaking speed, despite significant resistance from among the leading Asian nations, themselves.

Venetian 'Index Cards'

There is a dangerous, widespread belief today, even among leading policy-making circles in the Americas and Europe, that the British Empire is a thing of the past. This dangerous delusion reflects a sorry lack of understanding of the Venetian method of financier oligarchical rule, and could, if not rectified, bring on a New Dark Age of horrible suffering.

Today's generation of British oligarchs and their vast intelligence establishment operate on the same "Venetian" principles as their predecessors, from the 18th- and 19th-Century epoch of undisputed British global imperial domination, during the heyday of the British East India Company. They always play divide-and-conquer, manipulating religious, ethnic, racial, and cultural fault-lines, to rule by promoting perpetual chaos.

Talk to any well-informed senior intelligence official from a nation targeted for British destabilization. They will all tell the same story, about British junior officers, sometimes presenting themselves as "cultural anthropologists," or even journalists, walking from one village to another, in the most remote, God-forsaken areas of their country, updating the card-files on the local tribal sheikhs, religious leaders, and warriors; updating genealogical charts; and following clan disputes from generation to generation. It is this method, and this repository of in-depth profiles of targeted populations, that is key to the Anglo-Dutch "Venetian method." Very often, the most senior British intelligence operatives deploy from major British universities, such as Oxford and Cambridge; from so-called news organizations, such as The Economist and Reuters and BBC; and from the House of Lords.

The Case of Tibet, Now Considered

It is from this vantage point, alone, that the case of the onrushing destabilization of the Chinese province of Tibet—ostensibly launched with anti-Chinese Tibetan independence riots in the capital city of Lhasa on March 10—can be assessed. The target of this destabilization, as well as the soon-to-be unleashed destabilization of China's Xinjiang Province, by Muslim Uighur separatists, is China. London intends to provoke a confrontation between China and the West, to be the opening phase of a larger Eurasian war, soon to target Russia and India as well.

Tibet has been a playground for British intelligence operations against China for more than a century, based on the initial British colonial-era interest in establishing a buffer state between its India colonies and China, and using that buffer state, on key occasions, to provoke actual war.

It was during the early 1930s, as Russia and China were being militarily challenged by Britain's ally Japan, that Britain trained and armed a separatist army, under the 13th Dalai Lama, to split Tibet out of China. At the same time, Britain trained and armed a Uighur Muslim uprising in southern Xinjiang Province in western China, which promoted then, and still does, to this day, an independent, mythical "East Turkestan."

In May 1933, the Soviet news agency TASS reported on the Uighur uprising and its links to the British-led actions in Tibet, in terms that could easily describe the British plans being activated today: The Xinjiang uprising, TASS wrote, "must be considered as definitely connected with the operations of Tibetan troops.... There is no doubt that interested imperialist countries are endeavoring to utilize the present moment to set up in Xinjiang, a Mohammedan state hostile to China, which would be dependent upon them and would serve as a buffer between the U.S.S.R. and China in the northwest, just as 'Manchukuo' [the Japanese puppet state] does in the northeast."

One of the architects of those 1930s Tibetan and Xinjiang operations for British intelligence was Hugh Richardson (1905-2000), a third-generation veteran of the British Foreign Office's India Office, who spent nine years in Tibet during the 1930s and 1940s, and became the British "handler" of the young 14th Dalai Lama, as well as the protector, after World War II, of the leading Nazi agents in Tibet, including Heinrich Harrer and Bruno Beger. A recipient of the Order of the British Empire, Richardson was the architect of the "independent" Tibet hoax, and recruited a next generation of British intelligence Tibet-handlers, including Michael Aris (the husband of Aung San Suu Kyi, the British intelligence-run Myanmar "opposition" leader). Upon his "retirement" in 1951, Richardson established the Tibet Society of the U.K., at the time the only non-governmental organization in the world that disputed Chinese sovereignty over Tibet; and later founded the Richardson Foundation, to recruit young Tibetans to British service.

Richardson, himself, had been recruited and trained by Basil Gould and Sir Charles Bell, two earlier Tibet handlers for the British secret services, who had worked on the original British invasion of Tibet in 1903, with Francis Younghusband, the military commander of that operation, which, in effect, sealed off Tibet from China. Richardson was the author of secret British intelligence profiles on Tibet, and a series of published works, profiling the culture and history of the Himalayan region.

U.S. Institutional Loss of Memory

During the 1920s and 1930s, the General Staff of the United States military maintained war plans, which included plans for a U.S. war against the Anglo-Japanese axis. The British targeting of China, described above, was well known among American intelligence specialists, and "War Plan Red-Orange," the specific American plan to fight against Great Britain and Japan, was regularly updated, and considered a very real proposition. Today, the mere historical existence of U.S. war plans to fight Britain is almost unknown, except among a rare breed of military historians of the period.

The unravelling British campaign to break up China, as an opening shot in a Eurasian war, pitting Europe and the United States against China, India, and Russia, poses a grave danger—particularly as the Bush Administration, leading Congressional Democrats like Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), and most European governments, fall in, lock-step, behind the British schemes, out of ignorance or worse.

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