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Neocon-Styled U.S. National Security Strategy Project Lays Ground For New Global Conflict

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Neocon-Styled U.S. National Security Strategy Project Lays Ground For New Global Conflict

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On June 10th, the Republican Study Committee (RSC) released The RSC National Security Strategy: Strengthening America & Countering Global Threats.

Spearheaded by RSC Chairman Mike Johnson and RSC National Security & Foreign Affairs Task Force Chairman Joe Wilson, the proposal is a conservative, solutions-oriented plan for preserving American leadership around the globe and promoting a U.S. foreign policy that advances the interests of the American people at home and abroad.

It provides over 130 solutions to counter China, Russia, Iran and other ‘US adversaries’.

The report is separated into five parts, presented briefly below:

  1. Communist China: A New Strategy for Countering America’s Top Threat.

China is now the US top competitor, Russia’s now #2, and that’s reality. In order to rein in China, the US needs to do the following, according to the RSC:

  • Preserving American leadership: The strategy stands up to the Chinese Communist Party’s attempts to reorient today’s world order to one based in authoritarianism by standing strongly for American values of freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law, and open markets.
  • A tough but targeted approach to China: The strategy offers the toughest package of sanctions ever proposed by Congress on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP). It would specifically sanction the entire United Front Work Department and senior CCP leaders, including members of the Politburo for their malign influence campaigns, internment of Uyghurs, and assault on Hong Kong. The strategy proposes targeted measures rather than broad-based tariffs that may hurt the U.S. economy.
  • A multifaceted strategy to protect American innovation and ideas: The strategy would enhance U.S. laws safeguarding American intellectual property (IP), modernize the Foreign Asset Registration Act (FARA), block Chinese propaganda efforts, and ensure a whole-of-government effort to stop the transfer of critical technology to China.
  • Bold free trade expansion around the world: The strategy proposes bilateral free trade agreements with democratic partners facing increasing threat or malign influence from China, including Taiwan, Indonesia, the Philippines, India, Brazil, Kenya, and others.
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There are numerous recommendations for congress such as introducing a tougher visa regime for Chinese nationals, and even such conditions as “student visa holders to report to the Department of Homeland Security if they change majors and require periodic revetting upon reentering the United States.”

The US needs to review every potential benefit that China receives from it, whether it was intentional or not.

“Congress should require a report detailing the extent China has benefited from U.S. taxpayer funded research and from Chinese funding of U.S. research institutions.”

Furthermore, sanctions on China should be ramped up, with an added graphic presenting who has been sanctioned so far.

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Trade is also something that needs heavy focus, the map below shows which countries the US has free trade with, in total they are 20. China has 11 such agreements.

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  1. Russia: Rolling Back Aggression Through a Strategy of Deterrence

Russia, of course, is still dangerous, but it’s competitiveness of the US isn’t so all-encompassing as it previously was, according to the RSC.

A large portion is focused on specifically stopping “Putin’s aggression.”

  • Stopping Putin’s aggression: The strategy offers the toughest package of sanctions on Russia ever proposed by Congress, including secondary sanctions on Russian oil and gas projects, sanctions on Russian sovereign debt, sanctions on Russian proxies in other countries, and designating Russia as a State Sponsor of Terrorism.
  • Communicate with the Russian people: The strategy would call for the creation of a strategy to communicate directly to the Russian people and support their aspirations for democracy and human rights.
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Activities should be focused on stopping Russia’s expanding influence in the Black Sea region, according to the RSC.

In short, Georgia should be strengthened and receive much more support so it doesn’t get invaded by Russia, even there being no actual danger of that happening.

Also sanctions, sanctions and more sanctions.

And of course, spreading propaganda, stoking the flames of Russians’ “aspirations for democracy and human rights.”

  1. Advancing American Interests in the Middle East: Confronting Iran & the Jihadi Terrorist Movement

Iran and the jihadists are put in the same pile, all the while one of the parties most responsible for the decline of ISIS and other extremist groups in the Middle East is specifically Iran, and also Russia.

Major General Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated by the US was a central figure in the fight against terror.

  • Enhancing the President’s maximum pressure campaign on Iran: The strategy proposes the toughest sanctions on Iran ever proposed by Congress. It codifies many of the President’s successful efforts into law, blocks additional sectors of Iran’s economy, and sanctions Iran’s regional proxies, including its militias in Iraq, Syria, and Yemen, the Assad regime in Syria, as well as Hezbollah in Lebanon.
  • Deplete the resources of Iranian proxies: The strategy would prevent U.S. taxpayer dollars from funding Iran’s proxies in Lebanon and Iraq by ending aid to the Lebanese Armed Forces and the Iraqi Ministry of Interior.
  • A new clear authorization to pursue terrorist groups: The strategy pushes back against House Democrats’ efforts to limit the President’s war powers by offering for consideration a new AUMF that would allow the President to go after any State Department designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations.
  • Directly confronting the Salafi-jihadi ideological movement: The strategy would prevent the creation of Salafi-jihadi safe havens and cut off financing and state support for associated groups. It would codify President Trump’s efforts to deplete terrorist’s resources and designate additional terrorist organizations.

According to the report, the Congress should require a report on the long-term threats posed by backing the Iraqi Popular Mobilization Forces and other Iranian-backed militias in the war on ISIS.

Also, any opportunity for Iran to have effective relations with its neighbors should be impeded.

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Congress should cut off U.S. security assistance funding to the Lebanese Armed Forces and prohibit an IMF bailout of Lebanon. Because Lebanon isn’t allied to Israel, Hezbollah is the enemy.

In Syria, Congress should support the Trump administration’s push for a political transition and withdrawal of all Iranian forces from Syria and require the Department of Defense to produce a feasibility assessment for a no-fly zone in Idlib, Syria.

The Houthis should be sanctioned by the US, and should be designated as a Foreign Terrorist Organization.

And to further support Saudi Arabia and the UAE’s military intervention in the country, the Congress shouldn’t withhold any arms sale, on the contrary – it should increase them. After all, the indigenous population of the country has no right to fight against the invaders and their puppet government.

In terms of countering extremism, the US Congress should invest funds in the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Education so as to help its citizens not join the ranks of Al-Qaeda and other groups.

“Congress should reject partnering with Russia to combat ISIS in Libya and enact the Libya Stabilization Act.”

After all, Russia, together with Iran defeated ISIS, while the US-led coalition was busy attempting to occupy as many oil wells as possible, and paying Kurdish fighters to fight the militants.

Congress should enact a statement of policy supporting the use of U.S. intelligence, reconnaissance, and air strikes to aid local Iraqi and Syrian forces fighting ISIS, prevent the rise of other Salafi-jihadist terror groups, and, in Syria, prevent oil resources from being taken by Iran. Like protect these same oil resources from being taken by the Syrians themselves.

  1. Maintaining an International Order Based on American Values

This really needs no in-depth explanation, if they’re not American values – they’re wrong. It’s the same on the ground, and also even in space, where American values mean right of the strong, blackmailing your allies into submission, and be willing to sacrifices every allied interest for the purpose of fulfilling one’s own goals.

  • Elevating human rights and democracy: The strategy would elevate these values in American foreign policy by strengthening human rights sanctions and codifying the Ministerial on Religious Freedom. It would support Secretary Pompeo’s Commission on Unalienable Rights and reject attempts by international organizations to redefine human rights and curtail economic and religious liberties.
  • Competing to win at the U.N. and other multilateral organizations: The strategy would counter China and Russia’s efforts to control international bodies. It would also urge Congress to support President Trump’s efforts to withdraw from irreparable organizations and replace them with new mechanisms of multilateral cooperation with democratic countries.
  • Promoting accountability at the U.N.: The strategy would mandate that U.S. Ambassadors meet annually with their host governments to discuss that country’s voting record at the U.N. It would also audit the use of U.S. funding by the U.N. and condition funding to U.N. bodies on implementation of accountability reforms. The U.N. must cut off assistance to dictatorships such as humanitarian aid that is being diverted to the Assad regime in Syria.

In addition, Congress should remove references in U.S. law that rely upon the UN or other international organizations for human rights determinations.

Essentially, all international agreements should be withdrawn from, and then the rules-based order should be entirely ad hoc, depending on whatever goal Washington deems worthy.

Notably, with all the speaking about support of human rights, the RSC claims the following:

“Congress should prohibit the use of federal funding for promoting international guidelines and standards obligating businesses to protect and fulfill social and economic rights.”

Human rights could be kept, but only if others keep them, and it doesn’t cost money for US businesses and government.

In regard to the UN, Congress should direct the President to pressure the U.N. to shift member contributions toward a voluntary basis. So that the US can voluntarily use its funding as a way to strongarm the global bureaucracy into submission.

Congress should direct the Department of State Inspector General to inspect and audit the use of U.S. funds by international organizations and make a portion of U.S. contributions to international organizations contingent on cooperation.

Congress should direct the Department of State to rank U.N. organizations in terms of how valuable they are to U.S. interests.

Finally, Congress should stop funding for some pressing issues that don’t cater directly to US interest.

“Congress should end U.S. funding for the U.N. Development Program, the U.N. Office of Dis-armament Affairs, the U.N. Human Settlements Program, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, and the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change.”

Finally, an alternate UN should potentially be established, but only for “Democracies.” (taking into accout that the US leadership uses the word ‘democracy’ pretty wide when it wants to protect its PP – puppets and partners, and claims that its compentitors are not ‘democracies’ just because they defend their interests against the US pressure)

“Congress should enact a statement of policy promoting the Community of Democracies as an alternative multilateral organization to the U.N.

Congress has always played an important role in U.N. reform efforts. As mentioned before, the Task Force believes that the U.N. system plays an important role in pushing international cooperation and multilateralism, but the time has come for Congress to discuss replacements for some international organizations, especially those within the U.N. umbrella, that would be more democratic, efficient, and accountable.”

  1. Results-Oriented Approach to Foreign Aid and International Diplomacy

“Unlike the state-directed mercantilism of some competitors that can disadvantage recipient nations and promote dependency, the purpose of U.S. foreign assistance should be to end the need for it. The United States seeks strong partners, not weak ones. U.S. development assistance must support America’s national interests. We will prioritize collaboration with aspiring partners that are aligned with U.S. interests. We will focus on development investments where we can have the most impact— where local reformers are committed to tackling their economic and political challenges,” US President Donald Trump.

  • Aligning U.S. foreign aid with U.S. foreign policy: The strategy would help assistance reach more people while better advancing our international interests. It supports replacing the Foreign Assistance Act with new legislation reducing legislative directives for foreign assistance, placing the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) inside the Department of State, and empowering Ambassadors to have a stronger role in administering foreign aid.
  • Modernizing the Department of State: The strategy would strengthen diplomacy by ensuring the State Department concentrates on its core competencies. It supports replacing the Foreign Service with a new diplomatic corps rooted in merit rather than tenure, as well as eliminating duplicative bureaus and programs, and elevating human rights, democracy, and multilateral affairs.
  • Strengthening public diplomacy, international broadcasting, and counter disinformation efforts: The strategy would reconstitute the U.S. Information Agency (USIA) and empower it with U.S. public diplomacy and counter disinformation efforts. The USIA’s mission would be to promote American ideals of democracy, human rights, and open markets, and undermine U.S. adversaries such as China, Russia, Iran, and others. The USIA would be able to contract with private entities to assist in counter-disinformation efforts.

In conclusion, the RSC say that such large changes and re-establishment of US hegemony are necessary due to the various threats to global order that have arisen in recent times.

“New global threats make American leadership more imperative now than ever before. Americans have risen to the challenge time and time again to confront threats to our homeland and to the world at large. Our success is fueled by our national character marked by the ideals of liberty, human rights, and open markets. This is not the first time the American way of life has been challenged. Whether during World War II, the Cold War, or the Global War on Terrorism, conservatives have provided solutions rooted in these bedrock principles to help us face a variety of threats. In this critical time, a retreat from global leadership does not only mean a strengthening of Russia, China, Iran, and the Salafi-jihadi terrorist movement, but it also means a retreat of liberty and prosperity itself around the world, and a threat to our own national security and economic prosperity.”

The timing of the RSC-proposed ‘security strategy’ is telling itself. The US is currently passing through a strong crisis in the social, economic and political spheres. It is caused by several factors: the global economic decline, negative consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and the political and social turbulence amid the ongoing wave of protests.

Therefore, the authors and supporters of the newly proposed ‘strategy’ seeks to draw attention of the public from the internal crisis of the United States and consolidate the society under the pretext of fighting ‘foreign enemies’. At the same time, the Neocon faction of the Republican Party likely sees the single opportunity for the United States to deal with the global crisis – to start a new aggressive war.

If the RSC-proposed document is accepted as an official posture of the United States foreign policy, it will become a strong step, rather even two steps, towards the new global conflict. Meanwhile, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) of the US Department of Energy predicted a shortage of oil supply at 2.9 million barrels per day in the third quarter of 2020. Does it expect some ‘destructive developments’ that would target oil producing countries?

As to the efficiency of the possible increase of the US pressure on its competitors, it should be noted that in this particular period the situation in Russia and China is advantageous for external meddling. Both countries are weakened by the developing economic crisis, while the situation in Russia is further complicated by consequences of the wide COVID-19 lockdown measures implemented earlier this year.

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  • Lone Ranger

    Agony of a falling Empire.
    Thankfully its whisful thinking at this stage.
    The Soviet Union went with class, U.S. Empire should take notice…

    • verner

      sure and putin stopped the looting the americans had almost gone to the bank with and at the end of the day russia is stuffed full with natural resources, from gold and diamonds to iron ore and natural gas and so on, so they can live off the land whereas the disjointed states of morons, headquartered in washington dc,are skint. nothing much there and the industry relocated to china and american cars about as crappy as something out of bulgaria and lockheed martin making a crappy f35 at exorbitant price forcefully fed to the so called allies in Nato and whenever one of the allies looks for a better alternative, washington dc goes into full sanctions mode,to no avail. could it be more pathetic. nah, not really.

  • Tommy Jensen

    Maintaining International Order Based on American Usury Values.
    Only a dirty toxic rat could have written this bs of a new US National Security Strategy.

  • chris chuba

    I cannot tell the difference between actual Think Tank papers and parody anymore. How many friggin’ institutes do we have, where would I go if I wanted to ‘found’ one and apply for a grant?

    If China really wanted to drain U.S. resources, adapt an AI program to create one every 6ws, apply for grant, collect check, rinse repeat. I can’t tell the difference between a real one an a bot today.

    • Tommy Jensen

      At the moment they are introducing the concept “computer thinking” as something children in ground school MUST learn.

      • Wayne Nicholson

        The horror!!! Teaching abstract, analytical thought and logic skills to children! They’ll all turn out to be engineers, lawyers and scientists!!! What will society do without politicians, social workers and floral designers!

        • Tommy Jensen

          Socialism, economist, and lawyer is abstract science build on perception inside peoples head; ecology, derivatives, borders, fishing rights,
          These dont exist in physical reality. They depends on whether you mentally or by heart or forced accept the hot air created.

          Engineering, architecture, craft, medics, agroculture is exact science based on what your physical senses see, feel, hear, touch and change physically.

          Traditional school learn basic math, gramma, physics, chemical, biology, history, geography, the basis for civilisation and to learn logical abstract science.

          Social Engineering schools make children disfunctional for life because they are robbed the ability to see physical reality by the deliberately omission of basic gramma and math and thereby the ability to evaluate logic in abstract science.

          • Wayne Nicholson

            OK …. I agree we are failing our children by not teaching them grammar and mathematics / arithmetic. I do not however believe that this robs anyone of seeing “physical reality.” I simply fail to see the connection. Different kids learn differently. Some get math taught the”new’ way some don’t. I had 2 kids … all I had to do with one to teach her math was show her how the number line worked at 5 years old and she now runs an engineering team. The other didn’t get math at all except through art ….. she learned it through weaving and sculpture. Go figure?

            If you think for one minute that engineers and architects don’t think abstractly you are gravely mistaken. These professions take the abstract and make it real …. they imagine solutions to problems and then build them as their daily work.

            Law is based on logic and precedence not abstract thought. law is an abstract idea but the study of law is anything but.

            Economics is analyzing past results to predict future outcomes …. basically educated guessing pretending to be science.

            Socialism is getting free shit from rich people …. or in the case of the USA rich people getting free stuff from taxpayers great grandchildren.

          • Tommy Jensen

            Agree in most of what you say. I maybe were not 100% clear.
            Im talking about the leftish brainwash in West. You can to some extent see through the media fakes if you learned math and gramma, but are helpless left to slogans without.
            How can you see through the CO2 bs if you dont know a math equation. An European PM state pythagoras is a restaurant in the capitol. How can this PM evaluate between fake and fact?
            Yes Architects m.m. make abstractions but on the foundation of knowledge of basic physics and math.
            Talking about the inflation in sciences original purpose and build up, jrf the example of “computer thinking”, “salafi schools” and other similar social engineering projects.

          • Zionism = EVIL

            Or the Zionist cunts sucking the blood out of the brainwashed rednecks.

          • Zionism = EVIL
        • cechas vodobenikov

          science and engineering have zero to do w “analytical thinkinking, dialectical thinking, reason or dialogical thought—-I suspect u r amerikan like tammy, an idiot

        • d’Artagnan

          And lawyers.

      • FlorianGeyer

        I am sure that the African American community leaders will bring a unique form of ” computer thinking ” to the American schools and universities.

        Dats de way too mace merica mann.

        • Tommy Jensen

          Its social engineering to matrix.
          In matrix you see only msm narratives, “dictator assad, gaddafi raped, Iran terrorist state, Kim/NK the ultimate communist prison, clima change, fossil oil, co2 cars, endangered species, etc.

          By computer thinking we grow into artificial reality where our perception is only what we find inside the net.
          When we walk out in the physical world, we dont see it, but only the narratives of the computer in our brains.
          So we see a polluted world that is not polluted, we see clima change that is normal weather, we see iranian terrorists that are highly educated academics, we see microplastic pollution everywhere that is normal nature, we see scarce water resources where reality is water is the most common material on earth, we see Police violence where the Police behave correctly, etc. ect.
          Brainwashing into controlled thinking in matrix.

    • Jens Holm

      I can. China dont allow others to have think tanks in their countries. But You are right. Think tanks too otften has very limited agendas and are lobbyisme only. So You should read carefully and also see how many or few they actually represent …

      Danes are very worried for that kind of “confusion”, because many know our education system mainly make the pupils as independent as possible. Actually thats our strenght.

      At the same time things also are depended in higher unity and working in deciders groups. So I have nothing against the Chinese thoughts as adding to the Danish one. The problem we see are the dominance making people less independent.

      • cechas vodobenikov

        your stupidity always amuses—denmark’s students now rank along with Sweden amongst the worst in all industrialized nations—only a tiny bit better than the amerikans

    • Zionism = EVIL

      Americunt economy or lack of it is up the creek and there nothing they can do to China, DPRK, Iran as there us no Jew 5th column like in Russia. With a $30 trillion debt and imploding streets, it is all a Zionist delusion.

      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/5c19a96bded58ab0eb211248d2d03f1c630ba9cf9c8aebf72dbcec6befde1025.jpg

    • Bobby Twoshoes

      Lol, when I read “conservative, solutions-oriented plan” I thought oh shit they might actually turn this thing around. Then I got to the very first point “American values of freedom, democracy, human rights, the rule of law, and open markets” and let out a sigh of relief.

  • namulit emperor

    Mein Kampf, 95th edition…

  • Black Waters

    Jesus, the U.S went full weimar republic 2.0…

  • Trap Is Not Gay

    All we want is the Jew-owned nigger democracy JewSA to shut up and disappear, I don’t know if the Israel’s cannon fodder police state notices it – at least by good will, as their destiny has already been unfolding in every corner (and they HAVE to censor it on internet, and try to SPIN it on Jew’s media).

    The simple fact you have to CENSOR something and force 24/7 PROPAGANDA your pawns themselves at foot should tell your something clearly.

    Nobody is going nigger mongrel kissing kike feet and also claiming this cesspool of filth is meant “to be free”, as this misery is ridiculous “normal” (LOL) in the kike circus.

    The JewSA nigger farm is already headed to the end with all Jew’s dirty money, JewSA shadow tech and name-changed stupid word deceit – but the JewSA wants to pay to watch it going all down live, and so, the world will do it (coming).

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    And this is the very same America that is on the verge of societal collapse and a political shooting civil war with itself?

    Their politicians are absolutely certifiable.

    • FlorianGeyer

      Yep, 100% certifiable.

  • Dick Von Dast’Ard

    What the US protests reveal
    by Thierry Meyssan
    “Anti-racism protests in the United States have rapidly evolved into a promotion of the ideas championed by the Democratic Party. It was no longer a question of fighting for equality in law for all or challenging the prejudices of certain police officers, but of reopening a cultural conflict at the risk of a new Civil War.”
    Full Article: https://www.voltairenet.org/article210166.html

  • RichardD

    These are the same Israel firster anti American traitors who’ve squandered $10 trillion to $15 trillion on the Jew’s Yinon plan forever war in the middle east. If they were American patriots they’d cut off Israel and spend the money on the US.

  • Frank G

    report made by delusional people for delusional people, who still believes this democracy and freedom BS and for the amrican peoples interests. this is pure thuggery, mafia like tactics, they have no class, no honor, no shame, they cannot even help themselves with all their domestic infighting problems, massive bubbles and debts, wow how delusional these people are.

  • James

    I think the best joke is where they propose to designate Houthi’s as a ‘Foreign Terrorist Organisation’…….in their own country. The Neocon’s must be getting very frustrated by the sound of things.

    • d’Artagnan

      US is in rapid decline on all fronts and the delusional uni-polar world that it dreamt of wanted is definitely over. US is largely marginalizing itself by imposing meaningless sanctions on strong nations like China, Russia, Iran etc, who are increasing their mutual ties and economic integration, which US economy implodes. The Bilderberg cabal that has ruined America with its greed and support of the unsustainable Zionist entity really needs a reality check. US failed attempted imperium, is the shortest empire of fantasy and lies in history.