There always seems to be new war on the horizon. From the war on drugs to the war on terrorism there is the devastating reality to many people in the countries where these wars are fought that it is really a war on them. Often for reasons that have nothing to do with the catch cry pinned to the war.
The war on terror of course has been used to justify all manner of invasions, bombings and slaughter directed toward people in many different countries. Consider how these wars can often overlap and replace one another.
Take a farmer in Columbia who is trying to harvest bananas or some other crop that may be able to sold at a market. Transport, usually difficult makes the efficient progress of the product to market almost impossible. Assume the farmer is in an area where there is cultivation of crops like coca leaves that eventually finds its way into other countries as cocaine.
More often than not these areas are controlled by what the US calls communist guerrillas. And more likely than not they are therefore labelled by the US as terrorists. So what occurs is that there is a war directed at them as part of the war on terror. Then because of drug production they also become a target of the war on drugs.
The farmer with one decision then has become the target of two wars and suffers accordingly. There is also what appears to be another wider war starting all over the world.
That war could be described as a War of Sequential Destruction (WSD) as that term is used by Ali Khan the Professor of Law at the Topeka University in Kansas. What is sought to be destroyed on a world wide basis is the Islamic religion and as a result the people who are part of that.
Professor Khan in an article at link views this process as,” The sequential destruction of Muslim nations — Palestine, Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, (and Iran is on the list) — may or may not be a conspiracy hatched in Washington D.C., but it is becoming an international reality. It is no secret that the United States and Europe, with varying degree of mutual cooperation and some make-believe internal discord, superintend the sequential destruction of Muslim nations. This War of Sequential Destruction (WSD), despite Nobel-Laureate Barack Obama’s denials, refuses to go away.”
The way in which these attacks are brought into being but the message always seems to be the same. It is not really a matter of saying that some conspiracy theory covers the motives for the actions of the US and others but there is a fundamental view that Professor Khan describes as, “The WSD is multi-frontal. It crosshairs Al-Qaeda, Taliban, Hezbollah, Hamas, Al-Bashir, Ahmadinejad, Sunni, Shia, Wahabi, Gaza, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Iran, Afghanistan, and now Pakistan. Many Western policymakers rarely see Muslim nations, including allies, with any inherent respect. Vice President Dick Cheney described the Muslim world as “brute and nasty.” Obama advisers, though more guarded in their word choices, see Muslim nations no differently.
Effectively the ‘new’ administration is really more of the same. Perhaps a little less openly hostile to Islam but still more than willing to make sure that people who are seen as part of Islam are subdued and oppressed on the basis that they are the enemy.
The result of this type of stupidity is to actively foster radical Islam and that in accord with the original stupidity then is used to justify more of the same or ultimately more of a far more deadly use of force available to the US and others.
There can be no doubt that Israel wants nothing less than an all out confrontation with Islam and in my view there is not just a likelihood of Israel using nuclear weapons but it is a matter of absolute certainty. All that is needed is some scenario that can be either invented or exploited to justify the use of nuclear force.
There does seem some hope that the Israelis may be content to use their awesome arsenal of weapons to deliver conventional weapons of massive destructive capacity at least at Iran. But Israel in possession of at least 150 and probably closer to 200 nuclear weapons capable of delivery can hardly be relied on to exercise restraint when you consider the level of destruction they are prepared to resort to at the moment in Palestine.
Khan’s view is that there is an,” idea that Islam is inherently violent, openly expressed during the Bush administration, continues to animate foreign policy.”
He then extends that view to further say that” The White House holds a new President but Congressional leadership and Washington policymakers are more or less the same. Anti-Islamic policies of warfare and destabilization are intact.”
This position if it is what is occurring at the moment and directed against Islam is the ultimate phase of the wars so far initiated as part of the war on terror. To say that this war contains the seeds of destruction of us all, is an understatement.