TRUTH JIHAD: William Engdahl on “Manifest Destiny: Democracy as Cognitive Dissonance”


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Leading geopolitical analyst William Engdahl discusses his new book Manifest Destiny: Democracy as Cognitive Dissonance: “I decided to write this book because every spot in the world where there’s a regime that doesn’t click their heels and bow down on their knees to Washington—to George W. Bush, Obama, or the Trump Administration—they get targeted for regime change. They get targeted for destabilization and destruction (supposedly for the sake of ‘democracy’)…So I decided to do an in-depth analysis of what this fake democracy monster is.”

The book covers the Empire’s rape of Russia and China, its bust-up of Yugoslavia, its sponsoring fake “color revolutions” in Georgia, Ukraine, and elsewhere, and its genocidal annihilation of the Middle East—an assault that includes the phony, empire-orchestrated “Arab Spring.”

We discuss the amazing fact that the most famous (in the West) event in the past 40 years of Chinese history—the supposed Tiananmen Square massacre—never happened!  (What does that tell us about the credibility of Western journalism and historiography?)

Since William Engdahl is one of top experts on the geopolitics of oil, we also discuss how global “energy wars” are behind some of the conflicts that are usually presented in ideological disguise—such as Qatar’s pipeline-driven participation in the Empire’s war on Syria.

Dr. Kevin Barrett, a Ph.D. Arabist-Islamologist, is one of America’s best-known critics of the War on Terror.

He is host of TRUTH JIHAD RADIO; a hard driving weekly radio show funded by listener donations at and FALSE FLAG WEEKLY NEWS (FFWN); a audio-video show produced by Tony Hall, Allan Reese, and Kevin himself. FFWN is funded through FundRazr.

He also has appeared many times on Fox, CNN, PBS and other broadcast outlets, and has inspired feature stories and op-eds in the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, the Chicago Tribune, and other leading publications.

Dr. Barrett has taught at colleges and universities in San Francisco, Paris, and Wisconsin; where he ran for Congress in 2008. He currently works as a nonprofit organizer, author, and talk radio host.
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