Timeline: Under the leadership of President George H.W. Bush (Sr.) and Secretary of State James Baker, the United States fashions a "coalition alliance" including Muslim nations, whose military men and forces will help the United States and Great Britain expel the Iraqi army from Kuwait. (The United States may well have instigated the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait, by allowing Halliburton and other western oil field supply companies, to provide the Kuwaitis with 'slant drilling' technology, that Iraqis claimed were being used to drill into Iraqi oil reserves.) Overwhelming American and coalition military power were able to quickly oust the Iraqi forces from Kuwait, and in Baghdad, Saddam and his core military junta believed the Americans led armies would be marching on Baghdad. President Bush and his coalition leaders, however, felt that the coalition had been
Wolfowitz Doctrine is an unofficial name given to the initial version of the Defense Planning Guidance for the 1994–99 fiscal years (dated February 18, 1992) authored by U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Policy Paul Wolfowitz and his deputy Scooter Libby.
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Not intended for public release, it was leaked to The New York Times on March 7, 1992, and sparked a public controversy about U.S. foreign and defense policy. The document was widely criticized as imperialist as the document outlined a policy of unilateralism and pre-emptive military action to suppress potential threats from other nations and prevent any other nation from rising to superpower status.
Such was the outcry that the document was hastily re-written under the close supervision of U.S. Secretary of Defense Dick Cheney and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Colin Powell before being officially released on April 16, 1992. Although the initial release was denounced at the time it was leaked, many of its tenets have since re-emerged in the Bush Doctrine.
A New Strategy for Securing the Realm
Following is a report prepared by The Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies’ "Study Group on a New Israeli Strategy Toward 2000." The main substantive ideas in this paper emerge from a discussion in which prominent opinion makers, including Richard Perle, James Colbert, Charles Fairbanks, Jr., Douglas Feith, Robert Loewenberg, David Wurmser, and Meyrav Wurmser participated. The report, entitled "A Clean Break: A New Strategy for Securing the Realm," is the framework for a series of follow-up reports on strategy.
Israel has a large problem. Labor Zionism, which for
Aug. 6 2001 CIA PDB - http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB116/index.htm