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FLASH! ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI HICCUPS! HAS SANE MOMENT! (WELL, MAYBE ...

August 2, 2012 By Joseph P. Farrell

Well, sit down folks, pour yourself a long draft of coffee, and perhaps spike it with your favorite liquer, because according to Iran's PressTv,  Zbigniew Brzezinski has had what may be a moment of fleeting geopolitical sanity in his long career of playing Prince Metternich. According to Zbig, a war with Iran could prove disastrous for the US economy (ya think?), and the US should negotiate with Iran, and do so in good faith without trying to back that country into a corner, quite a turn-around for a man who wrote the textbook about projecting American power unilaterally into central Asia (The Grand Chessboard):

Iran war to ruin US economy: Brzezinski

What everyone should bear in mind here is that Zbig is the trusted lap poodle of the Rockefailure interest, and is a personal associate of David Rockefailure, with whom he jointly created the Trilateral Commission in the 1970s, and thus, one may assume any pronouncements of Zbig are really the proclamations of the Royal Herald for the King.

But there is a disturbing thing to notice here:

“'And the economic consequences of it (the war) are going to be devastating for the average American; High inflation, instability, insecurity,' he added.

He warned the US administration not to rush into a war with Iran and said, the consequences of yet another military strike in the Middle East 'will be certainly very costly for the United States.'

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"'In effect, the American taxpayer should be ready to pay $5 to $10 a gallon for the pleasure of having a war in the Strait of Hormuz,' Brzezinski explained."(Emphasis added)

There it is, present or future tense, indicative mood, no comforting subjunctives, no "ifs", "mays"(except at the very beginning of the article) or "might be's", just cold, hard, statement of "fact."

We can be grateful that Zbig seems to have had, in spite of all these detailed contra-indicators, a brief flash of sanity, perhaps brought about by his taking a break from reading The Grand Chessboard and the geopolitically onanistic fantasies contained in it. And, for once, we can be grateful that the message he seems to be trying to communicate to the younger members of the oligarchy from the old bloods is simply: Take a step back from the abyss, stop, think, reason, talk...

Let's hope that for once, the younger members of that power elite in which he so long moved, are listening...

See you on the flip side...