While many western nations naively embrace the Middle Kingdom as the economic savior of their reckless spending, the Chinese have engaged in stealth warfare for world domination against the U.S. and the West.
Like the Russian strategy against Napoleon and Hitler, the Chinese continue to draw the vulnerable West into their web of deception, draining its once bountiful resources, and lulling the zombie-like masses into China’s lair. In other words, they are successfully superseding America’s current sole super-power status, without firing a shot.
China’s stealth war against the West has taken every form available to it in a true adherence to Sun Tu’s mantra of first knowing the enemy to defeat him.
America demonstrates weakness in the following areas;
* National Defense -Vulnerability to Cyber and Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) Attacks
* National Debt $16 Trillion and Climbing – Currency Manipulation
* Energy Resource Allocation- Precious and Rare Earth Metals
* Weak Border Enforcement –Illegal Drugs and Immigration
* Addiction to Cheap Technology and Labor
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Knowing the first principle of capitalism that money and investment seek the highest return, China has fed the West’s insatiable appetite for cheap labor and seemingly limitless markets, while they manipulate their currency. However, this spending addiction has come with a price tag for the U.S.
America continues to rack up trillion dollar deficits while the industrious Chinese have amassed large currency reserves of at least $2.5 trillion.
While the West purchases Chinese flat screen TVs, the People’s Republic of China has acquired 98 percent of the world’s rare earth minerals, has become the largest creditor nation on earth and owns at least 1,054.1 tons of gold (However the Business Insider claims China is secretly stockpiling gold without reporting it to the IMF).
The Chinese government continues to steal technology that costs the West billions in the development of intellectual property, openly participates in the piracy and counterfeiting of Western technology and goods, as well as employs legions of spies and agents to acquire the most secret, sophisticated weaponry the West is developing.
An example of this comes from Pakistan. During the recent clandestine raid that killed the world’s most wanted terrorist, Osama bin Laden, military personnel crashed a never-seen-before, top-secret stealth helicopter. During their hasty exit, the Navy SEALs tried to destroy the helicopter, unfortunately, much of the tail section remained intact.
According to a Financial Times news report over the weekend, Pakistan allowed Chinese military experts take samples of the “stealth skin” and photograph the never-seen-before technology left by American Special Forces. Once again the Chinese have now gained first-hand knowledge of billion dollar military technology for virtually no investment. (Read complete story here).
But the Chinese are not simply collecting classified information; they have developed an anti-satellite missile, launched its first aircraft carrier, acquired supersonic stealth aircraft, built (20) nuclear armed intercontinental missiles and maintains a three million strong army.
To further complicate matters, the U.S. has confirmed that China is providing Iran, Syria and Pakistan with sophisticated missile technology to further destabilize the Middle East ensuring our distraction from its agenda.
Another Chinese danger lurking in the sky is Electronic Magnetic Pulse (EMP) technology. This high-tech weaponry is detonated by a nuclear weapon at a high altitude and devastates electrical grids. “Communications would collapse, transportation would halt and electrical power would simply be nonexistent,” Heritage Foundation’s James Carafano explains. “Not even a global humanitarian effort would be enough to keep hundreds of millions of Americans from death by starvation, exposure, or lack of medicine. Most of Canada would be devastated, too, as its infrastructure is integrated with the U.S. power grid.”
Carafano describes the calamity has the potential to collapse the world economy and send the planet into a “new” Dark Age.
It’s probably not coincidental that the Pentagon reports more than one million cyber-intrusions each day to classified government data bases within its 15,000 computer networks and 7 million Department of Defense computers. These classified cyber-and-virus attacks by foreign nations, namely China, have led to the establishment of a U.S. military anti-cyber theft unit which comes with significant overheads.
“Our strategy’s overriding emphasis is on denying the benefit of an attack,” explained William Lynn, deputy defense secretary for the Pentagon. “There will eventually be a marriage of capability and intent, where those who mean us harm will gain the ability to launch damaging cyber attacks. We need to develop stronger defenses before this occurs.”
China’s campaign against “soft” targets also includes supplying Mexican drug cartels with hundreds of tons in chemicals used to produce crystal methamphetamine. This effort ensures a significant portion of Americans remain oblivious. Yet, if non-Chinese citizens are caught trying to obtain the same chemicals in China, they pay with their lives.
Also the U.S. recently arrested Chinese/Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon, who works closely with the Sinaloa cartel, for illicit drug collusion. According to reports and federal agents, the U.S. government filed an indictment charging Zhenli Ye Gon with conspiracy to aid and abet the importation of chemicals used in methamphetamine. After two years of legal wrangling, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia dismissed the case with prejudice in August 2009.
As Butch Cassidy famously said, “who are these guys?”
And for that matter how long can America remain in denial and claim China, our economic savior, is not waging an anti-West campaign that seeks world domination and the demise of America?
This is part one of a series on the stealth threat China poses to America.
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In the past four years Mexico has lost more than 28,000 lives in Felipe Calderon’s war on drug. The new number adds approximately 3,000 murders to the drug cartel violence tally, according to the Mexican Center of Investigation and National Security (Cisen).
While the murder rate is closing in on the 30,000 mark, National Intelligence Chief Guillermo Valdes says the high number of deaths is a small victory in the war on drugs and the fact remains that cartels are losing many high -ranking members.
During an “anti-drug strategy” speech with President Calderon, Valdes spoke with other senior officials hoping to discover new methods that can break the stranglehold cartels have inside Mexico.
The meeting also produced one idea that many in America found shocking – the possibility of legalizing drugs as a way to curtail the violent industry. President Calderon said personally he was opposed to legalizing drugs, but indicated his administration was open to a debate on the topic.
“You have to analyze carefully the pros and cons and the key arguments on both sides,” Calderon explained.
Since the drug war began under President Calderon, the National Intelligence Chief, Valdes, said there was at least one major clash a day (963) between security forces and drug cartels. So far the Mexican police have confiscated about 85,000 weapons, 34,000 vehicles and more than $400 million in cash.
Even though these numbers are impressive, Valdes knows there is a lot of work left before the government can take control of the organized crime issue.
“With regard to the aim of establishing conditions for peace and recovering control of regions affected by organized crime, we have not achieved what we wanted. Violence is growing,” he states.
One new priority Valdes explained they would focus on was the money laundering problem. He admitted the government needed to ensure that local institutions (banks) did not give into the corruption that comes with the drug cartel money.
Currently the Mexican government does not have control of the local and state police forces, as many of these officials have been paid off by cartel members under the threat that they or their families will be killed if they do not comply with the cartel leaders.
And the corruption does not stop with the government, this past July, Federal Police arrested five employees of Pemex (Mexico’s main gasoline provider) who were working with the Los Zetas to steal petroleum products clandestinely in the State of Veracruz. Early reports estimate the cartels managed to skim approximately 45 percent of the production.
“It was obvious from the first moment that these criminal organizations were involved in a very lucrative enterprise with little risk,” said Samuel Villa, an analyst with the Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, “Any other activity would have been more dangerous.”
One thing to keep in mind is the more threatened the cartel leaders feel the more desperate they react.
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The House of Representatives will consider a resolution honoring the life and memory of Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena on the 25th anniversary of his death.
The resolution is put forth by Congressman Duncan Hunter Jr. (R-CA) in an effort to recognize “Kiki’s” accomplishment with the war on drugs.
Agent Camarena was first assigned to the Calexico, California, then later to the Guadalajara resident office. While there, agent Camarena was kidnapped by a group of armed men, tortured and eventually killed.
“Kiki Camarena is a national hero of the war on drugs,” said Congressman Hunter. “Throughout his career, agent Camarena demonstrated an unrelenting commitment to protect our communities from the threat of drug crime and addiction. Twenty-five years after his death, agent Camarena’s memory lives on through a nationally recognized drug prevention program while his sacrifice reminds us all about the dangers associated with the illegal drug trade.”
Hunter said, “As drug cartels and criminal organizations south of the border strengthen their efforts, we must do the same. Agent Camarena dedicated his life to keeping drugs off our streets, a mission that is as dangerous today as it was 25 years ago when agent Camarena was killed in the line of duty.”
Camarena’s legacy symbolizes the commitment to fighting illegal drugs and serves to influence millions of others by encouraging healthy and drug-free lifestyles.
“All of us in law enforcement, whether active or retired, owe a debt of gratitude to Congressman Duncan Hunter for keeping the memory of DEA Special Agent Enrique Camarena Salazar alive 25 years after his death,” said retired DEA SAC Sandalio Gonzalez.
Kiki Camarena was a proud Marine and an outstanding DEA agent. He was brutally tortured and murdered by Mexican drug traffickers in Guadalajara in 1985, and the nation has not been the same since, according to Gonzalez.
“His death was a watershed event in our struggle against illegal drugs for it suddenly brought the grim reality of drug trafficking into our living rooms. The subsequent search for his killers united U.S. federal law enforcement in a way never before seen. I was privileged to have taken part in that effort,” Gonzalez said. “A Congressional Resolution to honor Kiki’s life and memory is a fitting tribute to his dedicated service to the nation.”
In order to learn from the past the Enrique S. Camarena Educational Foundation works to help youth realize their highest potential for success in life by living drug free.
The mission of the Enrique “Kiki” S. Camarena Educational Foundation is to eradicate drug abuse in our nation’s youth and to honor fallen and injured hero’s in the fight against illegal drugs. The Foundation accomplishes its mission through three drug abuse awareness programs: placement of memorial Camarena busts, scholarships for deserving high school seniors and participation in the Red Ribbon Campaign. They believe youth achieve their highest potential for success in life when drug free.
For more information; http://www.camarenafoundation.org/