Well, things seem to come in waves... I woke up this morning (Saturday Feb 2) fully intent upon finishing this week's coming blogs, and discovered that my computer was totally fried. So please bear with me until I can get this sorted out.
In any case, I ran across this article and several of you also emailed it to me, and given that Covert Wars and Breakaway Civilizations just came out, I have to comment on it.
The first thing to note here is precisely that this is a Russian analysis. With that in mind, the first thing to observe is that the Russians appear to have picked up on, and are elaborating on the meme of a secret space program that is so much a component of alternative research speculation, including my own. Indeed, as the article makes clear, viewed from the standpoint of history, the American operation paperclip was a secret space program project, albeit one designed to bring the OPEN Nazi program to this country: the missile scientists and engineers, the aircraft, and Germany's best aerodynamicists and aircraft engineers.
But the paragraphs that grabbed my attention were these:
Gagnon: Well, indeed the United States likes to believe that it owns space, and particularly the Space Command, who on their headquarters building in Colorado Springs, just above the doorway they have their logo that reads “Master of Space”. So, I think that it is quite evident that the Space Command does indeed view space as US territory that must be controlled because they clearly understand that all warfare on the earth today is coordinated by space technology and that whoever essentially controls space will control the planet below, in this case on behalf I believe of corporate globalization. And so the Space Command in our thinking has become the military arm of corporate globalization.
And so today the US is developing a whole host of technologies to allow it to fight war from space, through space and in space, controlling not only the Earth but also the pathway on and off the planet Earth, the pathway to other planetary bodies as resources are discovered on other planets: magnesium, cobalt, uranium, gold, water etc.
In a congressional study done back in the 1980s, the Congress gave the Pentagon the mandate to develop the technologies to control the pathway on and off the planet Earth. So, the Space Command sees its role in a very-very robust kind of way.
In Covert Wars and Breakaway Civilizations I suggested that one of the hidden messages in the Kennedy Bearer Bonds saga was the suggestion that space, or rather, what might be found in it, was collateralized on future exploration and commercial development, to fund the covert development of a vast space capability and new technologies of war. Now, the Russians have picked up on this idea and are indeed suggesting strongly in these paragraphs that they know of this capability, and are even suggesting or hinting that part of this capability includes the militarization of the Moon.
As we have pointed out here previously, this is the Middle Ages replayed: a vast international oligarchy, with secretive ways and methods, forms a nucleus of an international financial fraternity, and develops its own fleet, and uses much of that fleet in secret to explore the New World long before its official discovery.
Now this pattern appears to be definitely repeated: hidden finance and vast funds represented in it, a space connection, allegations of secret space fleets and technologies and capabilities (thank you Gary McKinnon), and now talk, more and more openly, of mining asteroids and the commercial exploitation of space. Indeed, the Russians are hinting - again subtly and quietly - that maybe some sort of trade has already begun, and some sort of clashes on the new high seas of space.
But there is a final and very sobering point to the article: if congress mandated the US Military to control the way on and off this planet, then this means that the US fully intendeds to monopolize whatever commerce as might developm and to monopolize the high ground for its military as well. This is, of course, unipolarity boldly going where no one has gone before...
... So we may fully expect responses, and part of the response will be increasing exposure by foreign powers of the details of that program... This article may be just the opening shot in an increasing effort by the world's other space powers - Russia, China, France, Germany, India - to expose what has been going on. It will - if my speculation is correct - be only a suggestive trickle at first, with the usual misdirections or hyperbole from the usual sources. But that trickle will gradually increase.
See you on the flip side.