Wednesday, March 16, 2016

WAYNE MADSEN - America : Promoter Royalty And Monarchy

Obama now prepares groundwork for "pivot" to Libya - and the oil fields  

By Wayne Madsen

The United States, which was founded upon winning a revolutionary war for independence against a decrepit and insane King George III of England, has become the world’s chief promoter of restoring monarchies in nations it has invaded. 

The latest attempt of monarchy restoration has come in the failed nation of Libya, which saw its legitimate government overthrown in 2011 as a result of NATO intervention in a civil war. The civil strife in Libya was initiated by the US Central Intelligence Agency and non-state actors financed by non-governmental organizations that included George Soros’s various front groups, the US National Endowment for Democracy (NED), and the Turkish government of Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The Obama administration is now advancing a proposal to restore the Libyan monarchy that was overthrown by Muammar Gaddafi in 1969. 

When Gaddafi ousted the aging and extremely corrupt King Idris in 1969, his revolution was hailed by the Libyan people. Gaddafi was able to use Libya’s oil wealth to bring one of the poorest nations in Africa into the 20th century.

The United States fancifully believes that if it places the relatively unknown Libyan crown prince, Mohammed al-Sanusi, on a restored Libyan throne, the Islamic State, which controls large coastal regions from central to eastern Libya, and other factions, including those led by a CIA-inserted Libyan warlord, General Khalifa Hifter, will all swear fealty to an American-inserted monarch. There is also the problem that Mohammed al-Sanusi is not the only pretender to the Libyan throne. He faces competition from his cousin, Prince Idris al-Sanusi, who has also laid a claim to the throne.

Uncle Muammar found out the hard way just exactly what
it meant to be "friends" with Obama
Libya is not the only case of the United States attempting to restore a monarchy in a Muslim nation it has invaded. After CIA-backed Afghan mujahideen defeated the Afghan socialist government of Najibullah in 1989, there was an attempt by US-backed Pashtun mujahideen forces to restore former King Mohammed Zahir Shah, overthrown in a republican coup in 1973, to the Afghan throne. 

After the US routed the Taliban in 2002, Zahir Shah returned to Afghanistan from exile in Italy to open the Loya Jirga, the traditional grand assembly of tribal and clan leaders.

Although the US initially supported Zahir Shah’s return to the throne, Washington double-crossed him by favoring longtime CIA asset Hamid Karzai as head of state. Zahir Shah could only settle for some of his family members being appointed to major posts in Karzai’s transitional government. Zahir Shah died in 2007 within the presidential palace compound in Kabul. Only because the CIA favored the corrupt Karzai in power in Afghanistan did Afghanistan remain an Islamic republic under a president rather than a kingdom under Zahir Shah and his heirs.

Bao Dai
The CIA pulled a similar double-cross in Vietnam. After backing Vietnamese emperor Bao Dai, was "State of Vietnam" chief of state from 1949 to 1955, when the US puppet Ngo Dinh Diem ousted him after a fraudulent referendum on establishing a republic in South Vietnam. 

In 1955, the CIA discovered that the French government was urging Bao Dai to return to South Vietnam from exile in Cannes. The CIA, believing that Bao Dai might accommodate the Communist Viet Minh forces and thus pose a threat to Diem, scuttled the move.

Although it fought a bloody war for independence from the English monarchy of George III, the United States in its infancy retained a love affair for monarchies. In 1782, US Continental Army Colonel Lewis Nicola wrote a letter to General George Washington. Nicola floated the idea of the independent colonies becoming a monarchy under a king. His letter stated:

"Some people have so connected the ideas of tyranny and monarchy as to find it very difficult to separate them, it may therefore be requisite to give the head of such a constitution as I propose, some title apparently more moderate, but if all other things were once adjusted I believe strong argument might be produced for admitting the title of king, which I conceive would be attended with some material advantages."

Some historians have suggested that Washington was offered the kingship of the United States but turned down the offer. Others argue that no such offer was ever made to Washington. However, Washington’s successor as president John Adams favored the establishment of a "republican monarchy" with the president having absolute powers, including the right to veto without an override, congressional legislation.

America has certainly seen its share of hereditary presidents: John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams; William Henry Harrison and his grandson, Benjamin Harrison; Theodore Roosevelt and his fifth cousin Franklin D. Roosevelt; and George H. W. Bush and his son, George W. Bush. The quasi-monarchist trend continues with Bill Clinton’s wife Hillary Clinton hoping to be elected president this year.

Americans also have an odd affectation for as much news as they can consume about every facet of the lives of the British royal family, from deaths like that of Princess Diana and the Queen Mother Elizabeth, to births like those of the children of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and every malady and bowel affliction suffered by Queen Elizabeth and the Duke of Windsor. The true revolutionary founders of the United States, people like Thomas Paine, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madison would be aghast not only at the devotion of America to royalty abroad but in supporting the restoration of monarchies in countries like Libya and Afghanistan. To be a royalist is, in fact, the very definition of being "un-American."

Perhaps part of the reason for American infatuation with monarchies like that of Britain is the number of US political and business leaders who have been sheep-dipped as Rhodes scholars at Oxford University in England. The scholarship program was endowed by one of the most rabid colonialists of the British Empire, mining magnate and arch-imperialist Cecil Rhodes. Rhodes’s dream was to unite all Anglo-Saxon nations, including the United States, under a single British-led empire. US political leaders who were indoctrinated as Rhodes scholars in Rhodes’s imperialist philosophy include former US House Speaker Carl Albert; Secretary of State Dean Rusk; Walt Rostow, assistant national security adviser to President Kennedy; US Attorney General Nicholas Katzenbach; CIA directors Stansfield Turner and James Woolsey; Senators Richard Lugar of Indiana, Paul Sarbanes of Maryland, Larry Pressler of South Dakota, Bill Bradley of New Jersey, David Vitter of Louisiana; Russ Feingold of Wisconsin; Cory Booker of New Jersey; and David Boren of Oklahoma; Chairman of the US National Intelligence Council Joseph Nye, Sr.; Secretary of the Navy Richard Danzig; NATO Supreme Commander General Wesley Clark; Director of National Intelligence Admiral Dennis Blair; Deputy Secretary of State Strobe Talbot; Council on Foreign Relations president Richard Haass; national security adviser Susan Rice; US ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul; Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter; and Governor Bobby Jindal of Louisiana.

America’s biggest pro-royalist folly was the 1953 CIA and British MI-6 coup that overthrew the democratically-elected prime minister of Iran Mohammad Mossadeq. The coup, code named Operation AJAX, installed Mohammad Reza Pahlavi as Shah of Iran. America has also stood idly by as autocratic monarchs in Morocco, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, the United Arab Emirates, Brunei, Lesotho, Swaziland, and Tonga have cracked down on internal dissent. The CIA has also waged covert activities to stifle pro-republican sentiment in Australia, New Zealand, Scotland, Canada, Jamaica, Tonga, Barbados, Belize, Spain, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, and Grenada.

America’s affinity for monarchs and its desire to restore the Libyan monarchy illustrate to the entire world the fact that the United States has become a «tired old man» of international politics whose time has come and gone.

Wayne Madsen

Wayne Madsen
Investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist, Madsen has over twenty years experience in security issues. 

As a U.S. Naval Officer, he managed one of the first computer security programs for the U.S. Navy. Madsen has been a frequent political and national security commentator on Fox News and has also appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN, BBC and MS-NBC. He has been invited to testify as a witness before the US House of Representatives, the UN Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, and an terrorism investigation panel of the French government. A member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the National Press Club, Madsen is based and reports from Washington, D.C.

The Murder Of Chávez : The CIA And DEA Cover Their Tracks

Obama and his mass-murdering CIA will eventually be brought to justice as the truth surrounding this assassination will slowly bleed out  

By Nil Nikandrov

The journalist Eva Golinger (US – Venezuela) has repeatedly questioned the suspicious circumstances surrounding the death of Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez. The website quotes her statement: "Everything that Washington was trying to achieve during the administration of Hugo Chávez is today being realized in his absence. The cancerous illness from which Chávez suffered was unusually aggressive and suspicious, and every day turns up more evidence that it is possible Chávez was murdered."

The first signs of cancer were found in Chávez in May 2011. In June he underwent two surgeries at a specialized center in Havana. 

His Cuban surgeons found and removed a malignant tumor that had metastasized with sinister persistence, despite all preventive measures. 

New operations were needed. This athletic man, who was full of strength and physically robust, passed away on March 5, 2013 at the age of 58.

Expanding on this topic, Eva Golinger writes, "It is enough to know that one man who had for several years been one of his closest aides, who was often alone with him and brought him his food, coffee, and water, is now a protected witness in the United States. Soon Leamsy Salazar’s covert actions and close collaboration with intelligence agencies in Washington will be revealed."

The name of Hugo Chávez’s chief bodyguard was rarely mentioned in the media while the president was alive. Due to the nature of his work Leamsy Villafaña Salazar shunned publicity, did not like to be photographed, and tried to stay in the shadows. Chávez considered him to be a reliable, incorruptible, and professionally trained Bolivarian officer. This was precisely how the president described him on a TV broadcast about the attempted pro-American coup in April 2002. Conspirators managed to depose Chávez for three days, but with the support of the people and army, he triumphantly returned to the presidential Miraflores palace. From the roof of his palace he was welcomed by the military, among whom Salazar was readily visible, victoriously waving the Venezuelan flag. That image became the symbol of the victory over the counter-revolution.

Chavez, Salazar

Oddly enough, little is known about Salazar, and mostly from tight-lipped American sources. He was born in 1974 to a large family living in Petare, a slum district in the Venezuelan capital. After high school he entered the naval academy, graduating in 1998. He was a middling student, finishing 27th out of his class of 55. Nonetheless, in 1999 Salazar was tapped to be a presidential honor guard. Tito Rincón Bravo, Venezuela’s minister of defense and father of Leamsy’s first wife, played an important role in this appointment. Salazar became a personal assistant to Chávez. That job came with a very intense workload, due to the frantic pace of the president’s life.

After the events of 2002, Salazar was unexpectedly posted to a naval base in the provinces – in Punto Fijo (in Falcón State), but in 2006 Chávez ordered Salazar’s return to his former duties in the security detail.

Following Chávez’s death, Salazar provided security for the president of the National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello. But oddities in Salazar’s behavior made Cabello uneasy. At that time debate was still raging about the causes of Chávez’s death and the people who could have been involved, and so Cabello eventually asked the minister of defense to transfer Salazar to another post. At some point during this period Salazar married once again. His new wife was Anabel Linares Leal, a graduate of the military academy who had been presented with her officer’s sword from Chávez’s own hands. For a while Anabel worked with the financial accounts of the Venezuelan armed forces at Banco Bicentenario, which means that she had access to secret information about arms purchases abroad. The newlyweds applied for permission to travel to the Dominican Republic for their honeymoon. That permission was granted, and soon the couple was in Santo Domingo, but from there flew on to Spain. A special plane belonging to the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) flew Salazar and his family from Spain to the US.

This is how Emili J. Blasco, a Washington correspondent for the Spanish newspaper ABC who has often served as a mouthpiece for propaganda from US intelligence services, described Salazar’s escape. He claimed that in Spain the Americans had subjected the Salazars to lengthy interrogations in order to determine the "true objectives of their break with the regime."


The stories about Salazar in the international media, which were similar in tone and had obviously come from the same source, emphasize that while Chávez was alive, Salazar had been a "committed Bolivarian," but that after his death Salazar had decided to break with the regime. Therefore, Salazar had held secret negotiations with the DEA for 13 months, not only to arrange his escape, but also to obtain certain promises regarding his own safety, as well as that of his wife and children. But the CIA is not mentioned, only the DEA. The reason for that is clear – the CIA is a spy agency, and any indicator of possible long-standing secret ties with this «bureau of hit men» was something Salazar’s protectors tried to avoid, knowing that Venezuela’s SEBIN (Servicio Bolivariano de Inteligencia Nacional) counterintelligence agency would investigate the story of his involvement in Chávez’s murder.

Now the couple is in the US, living under federal protection, and they give testimony on a wide range of issues, but primarily on the "involvement" of various figures in the Bolivarian regime in drug trafficking, including military leaders. It should be kept in mind that long before Salazar made his escape, US intelligence agencies had begun to plant false information in the media about the existence of a so-called "Cartel of the Suns" (Cartel de los Soles), which was allegedly led by Diosdado Cabello and a group of Venezuelan generals with ties to him. Cabello was compromised as a preemptive measure, because US intelligence agencies saw him as the most likely successor to Chávez, but holding more radical anti-American views. Immediately after his escape, Salazar was recruited into this smear campaign against Cabello. Some of the information obtained from Salazar (or rather from his handlers in the CIA and DEA) was used by Emili J. Blasco in his book Bumerán Chávez, which was published simultaneously in Washington and Madrid in April 2015.

In particular, Salazar recounted how he had accompanied Diosdado Cabello on an excursion during which he had witnessed that leader of parliament’s (!) "direct involvement" in the late-night dispatch of drug-laden speedboats from the Paraguaná peninsula in Falcón State. For whom these drugs were intended and why this was done so close to the islands of Aruba and Curaçao, where there are surveillance outposts for the Pentagon, as well as CIA stations and DEA offices, Salazar did not explain. Based on Blasco’s commentary, one can conclude that the boats were headed for Cuba! What’s more, Salazar claimed that while accompanying Cabello he also had the opportunity to see his "secret armored vaults filled with US currency," with "mountains upon mountains of wrapped bills from floor to ceiling." That’s what a drug lord’s stash looks like in a Hollywood movie. According to Salazar’s account – or rather, the cover story that US intelligence services dreamed up for him – the troubles experienced by one of the guards who refused to take part in the drug deals were the last straw, prompting Salazar’s decision to flee: "They threatened to physically exterminate the man."


The pro-American media does its utmost to gloss over the questions that inevitably arise about Salazar’s participation in the preparations for Chávez’s murder. They claim that there can be no doubts about Salazar: he honorably served the regime and idolized Chávez until he realized that those immediately above him were mixed up in drug trafficking. However, the investigation conducted by SEBIN raises doubts about Salazar’s "spotless rectitude." Even his mother has admitted that Leamsy’s work in the presidential guard weighed heavily on him. But he was in no rush to distance himself from Chávez, because Salazar’s primary employer was someone else, and those people insisted that he strictly discharge his duties.

Recent media revelations about ties between Venezuela’s Cartel of the Suns and the Sinaloa Cartel have demonstrated the imagination and verve with which US intelligence agencies are fabricating "deals," with the intention of compromising their enemy. Allegedly "Chapo" Guzmán himself was in Venezuela in August and September of 2015 in order to discuss some joint projects. Passing mention has been made of his "business" trips to the country in 2009 and 2010 and of the warm nature of his relations with General Hugo Carvajal, a close associate of Diosdado Cabello. This is the same Carvajal whom the DEA tried to kidnap from the island of Aruba in the summer of 2014 – despite his diplomatic passport – and ship off to the US as a drug trafficker. Officials on the island prevented this from happening, and the general returned to Venezuela where he was greeted by President Maduro, Diosdado Cabello, and other Bolivarian leaders as a hero. It would be naive to think the DEA’s hunt for Carvajal was over. He is still on their "wanted list" because of evidence fabricated by US agents. That list also includes the names of others whom the DEA has identified as the ringleaders of the Cartel of the Suns.

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Salazar’s statements are sharply at odds with the image of the honorable patriot he had previously cultivated. Quite revealing are Salazar’s allegations that Chávez died not in March 2013 but in December of 2012. Supposedly all of Chávez’s relatives took part in this ruse, as well as the members of the Bolivarian government, the leaders of Cuba, and Cuban counterintelligence. This was done in order to preserve the continuity of government authority serving the interests of "Maduro’s factions." 

Thus, every decree and resolution signed by the president after December can be declared fraudulent, and the Maduro government – illegal.

Meanwhile, the buzz of reporting on the Venezuelan leaders’ "drug deals" is getting louder. The plan devised by US intelligence is clearly evident: to distract the global public from the fact that Salazar is the most likely candidate to have killed Chávez. The Bolivarian media calls Salazar "Judas." Official (and unofficial) agencies in Venezuela are collecting evidence of his criminal activities, his clandestine meetings with representatives from the CIA and DEA, and the possibility that he gave the Americans information about the president’s travel itineraries and individuals with whom he had planned to meet, as well as biological material that belonged to Chávez.

The Americans are doing their best to impede this work. In Madrid, for example, the CIA station has manufactured a crisis surrounding the Venezuelan Defense Attaché Office staff, accusing them of spying on members of the opposition. But of course the real issue is quite different – the threat of lurid revelations about Chávez’s murder. Right now it is difficult to say who exactly will reveal the whole truth. That could end up being an idealist like Snowden – someone who considers lynching a politician like this to be unacceptable. There is some hope that a material incentive might prove effective: Venezuela’s leaders have decided to offer a financial reward for any specific information about the individuals who coordinated and carried out the murder of Hugo Chávez.

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