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Originally posted by nathraq
Think this plan was also initiated in the "Gulf of Tonkin Incident"?
Originally posted by DiRtYDeViL
Hard for you isn't it Dreamz. To even think 9/11 might have been an operation northwoods that was approved.
New York burned while Bush read about Goats.
Nero fiddled while Rome Burned.
Bush is Nero reincarnated hey that would make a good thread!!!
Forget it Lyndon H. LaRouche beat me to it
[Edited on 9-1-2004 by DiRtYDeViL]
Originally posted by Dreamz
Yeah yeah yeah, some crazed general who proposed a joke of a plan. I am sure its not hte only time something ridiculous has been proposed. The world was a differant place in the 60's during the cold war and justifiability on various actions may of seemed more extreme than they shouldve been.
Anyways, the point is the ONW never took effect, so its a moot point anyways.
In the early 1960s, America's top military leaders reportedly drafted plans to kill innocent people and commit acts of terrorism in U.S. cities to create public support for a war against Cuba.
Code named Operation Northwoods, the plans reportedly included the possible assassination of Cuban Ă©migrĂ©s, sinking boats of Cuban refugees on the high seas, hijacking planes, blowing up a U.S. ship, and even orchestrating violent terrorism in U.S. cities.
The plans were developed as ways to trick the American public and the international community into supporting a war to oust Cuba's then new leader, communist Fidel Castro.
America's top military brass even contemplated causing U.S. military casualties, writing: "We could blow up a U.S. ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba," and, "casualty lists in U.S. newspapers would cause a helpful wave of national indignation."