August 28, 2016

The Broken Chessboard: Brzezinski Gives Up on Empire

The main architect of Washington’s plan to rule the world has abandoned the scheme and called for the forging of ties with Russia and China. While Zbigniew Brzezinski’s article in The American Interest titled “Towards a Global Realignment” has largely been ignored by the media, it shows that powerful members of the policymaking establishment no longer believe that Washington will prevail in its quest to extent US hegemony across the Middle East and Asia. Brzezinski, who was the main proponent of this idea and who drew up the blueprint for imperial expansion in his 1997 book The Grand Chessboard: American Primacy and Its Geostrategic Imperatives, has done an about-face and called for a dramatic revising of the strategy.

Here’s an excerpt from the article in the AI: “As its era of global dominance ends, the United States needs to take the lead in realigning the global power architecture. Read more.

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Related,
Brzezinski Vision for a Power Sharing World Stymied by Ignorant Americans Leaders, Citizens - 4th Media
Zbigniew Brzeznski 2016: The New World Order Is Dead, Long Live The New World Order! (video) - Press For Truth

Toward a Global Realignment - American Interest
Zbigniew Brzezinski on Foreign Turmoil (video) - Bloomberg

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