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Mikhail Gorbachev: Globalist Super-Star

Among the “partners of the Foundation,” along with Green Cross, etc., is the New Policy Forum, founded in 2010 by Gorbachev as successor to the World Policy Forum. This has precisely the same intent as other globalist forums such as the Bilderberg Group, Trilateral Commission, and CFR: “…to bring together current political leaders, veterans of international politics, intellectuals and civil society representatives in a common effort to develop new ideas and new policies for the XXI century.”

The main priority of the New Policy Forum at its initial stage is: Considering issues relating to global governance. Sovereignty issues and efforts to diminish the negative impact of decisions taken at the government level and having global repercussions. The role and the future of European development in the contemporary world.

The NPF was launched in Luxembourg in 2010, with the first meeting of its Academic Advisory Board, which includes “prominent experts, scholars and mass media figures.”

Conclusion

Gorbachev’s political future in Russia was dim, and he became an unpopular figure, to the extent that he was feted by Western politicians.[64] Although the reconstructed Communist Party under Zyuganov – which looks more to Stalin than to Lenin and champions Russian traditionalism, including the Orthodox Church[65] – emerged as the largest party in the Duma, Yeltsin won the presidency with the help of an abundance of funds from oligarchic supporters.[66] Gorbachev’s future clearly rests not within the confines of Russia, but as a luminary on the world stage as an international statesman promoting a “new world,” and as a zealot for the reanimated corpse of 19th Century “economic liberalization” that over the past several decades has become a fad with ex-socialists. Hence Gorbachev, like other globalist high-fliers, is not bound to any nation, let alone a political party, and has developed a worldwide network that appears to be just as extensive as that of George Soros, NED, Freedom House, and others, for the purpose of undermining the sovereignty of states, with a focus on Russia.

Gorbachev has delivered an ultimatum to Putin, several weeks after similar comments by NED’s Gershman, not to stand for presidential re-election, or else there will be “social unrest.” Russia’s interregnum along the globalist path under Gorbachev and Yeltsin was brief. As with the rise of Stalin, Russia again has shown herself to be untrustworthy in following the “right direction” according to the requirements of international capital.

Notes

[1] “Privatisation is the fundamental policy of the ANC and will remain so.” Lynda Loxton, “Mandela: We are going to privatise,” The Saturday Star, May 25, 1996, p.1.

[2] “America is the only nation in history which miraculously has gone directly from barbarism to degeneration without the usual interval of civilization.” George Clemenceau, Prime Minister of France.

[3] Reuters, ABC News, “Stars honour Gorbachev at gala birthday bash,” March 31, 2011, http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/31/3178823.htm).

[4] K R Bolton, “The Globalist Web of Subversion,” February 7, 2011 Foreign Policy Journal, http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2011/02/07/the-globalist-web-of-subversion/

K R Bolton, “What’s Behind the Tumult in Egypt?,” Foreign Policy Journal, February 1, 2011, http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2011/02/01/whats-behind-the-tumult-in-egypt

K R Bolton, “‘Post-Qaddafi Libya': on the Globalist Road,” Foreign Policy Journal, February 26, 2011, http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2011/02/26/post-qaddafi-libya-on-the-globalist-road/

[5] Reuters, ABC News, op. cit.

[6] Turner, like all good billionaires, has his own globalist network. This includes the United Nations Foundation and the Better World Foundation. Turner Foundation Inc., http://www.turnerfoundation.org/about/ao.asp

[7] “Gorbachev gala honours rich, famous and charitable,” Sydney Morning Herald, April 1, 2011.

[8] H Klaiman, “Peres attends Gorbachev’s birthday bash in London,” March 31, 2011, http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4050192,00.html

[9] German Jewry was the most assimilated and nationally patriotic of any Jewish entity in the world, right up until the advent of Hitler. Zionists got a poor hearing among German Jews, and the Jewish population, anti-Semitic claims to the contrary, had figured heroically in World War I, and were prominent in the German Right (e.g. Stahlhelm, National People’s Party), despite the conspicuous appearance of Jews among communists and other anti-national groups. If it wasn’t for Hitler’s anti-Semitic policy, Zionism would have gotten nowhere among German Jews, which explains why the Zionists tended to have an optimistic view of Hitler’s rise. (See Lenni Brenner, Zionism in the Age of the Dictators (Westport, Connecticut: Lawrence Hill, 1983). A good book on the history of German Jewry is: Amos Elon, The Pity of it all: A History of the Jews in Germany 1743-1933 (New York: Metropolitan Press, 2002).

[10] Jacob Schiff of Kuhn, Loeb and Co., for example, stated in messianic terms of the Menshevik Revolt: “May I through your columns give expression to my joy that the Russian nation, a great and good people, have at last effected their deliverance from centuries of autocratic oppression and through an almost bloodless revolution have now come into their own. Praised be God on high! Jacob H. Schiff.” “Jacob H Schiff Rejoices, By Telegraph to the Editor of the New York Times”, New York Times, March, 18, 1917. The globalists must have felt much the same way when Gorbachev sabotaged the USSR.

[11] Y Ivanov, Caution: Zionism! Essays on the Ideology, Organisation and Practice of Zionism (Moscow: Progress Publishers, 1970). The entire document is online at: http://home.alphalink.com.au/~radnat/zionism/preface.html

[12] H Klaiman, op. cit.

[13] H Klaiman, ibid.

[14] Leon Trotsky, The Workers’ State, Thermidor and Bonapartism (1935), http://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1935/02/ws-therm-bon.htm

[15] For a frank and revealing account of the CFR, see the official history: Peter Grosse, Continuing the Inquiry: The Council on Foreign Relations from 1921 to 1996, (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2006). The entire book can be read online at: Council on Foreign Relations: http://www.cfr.org/about/history/cfr/index.html

[16] Jack Kemp, et al, Russia’s Wrong Direction: What the United States Can and Should Do, Independent Task Force Report no. 57 (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2006) xi. The entire publication can be downloaded at: http://www.cfr.org/publication/9997/

[17] Ibid., p. 7.

[18] Andrei Gromyko, Memories (London: Hutchinson, 1989).

[19] K R Bolton, “Origins of the Cold War: How Stalin Foiled a ‘New World Order': Relevance for the Present,” Foreign Policy Journal,  June 1, 2010, http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2010/05/31/origins-of-the-cold-war-how-stalin-foild-a-new-world-order/

[20] Frances Stonor Saunders, The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters (New York: the New Press, 2000).

[21] K R Bolton, “Trotsky’s Pink Tea Party and the Moscow ‘Show Trials’,” unpublished MS.

[22] Natalia Trotsky, “In Defense of Trotskyism,” Labour Action (June 17, 1951). Re-printed by: League for the Revolutionary Party (New York), Proletarian Revolution, No. 38 (Winter 1991). http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/newspape/socialistvoice/Back_Issues.html#pr38

[23] Rachelle Horowitz, “Tom Kahn and the Fight for Democracy: A Political Portrait and Personal Recollection”, Dissent Magazine, pp. 238-239. http://www.dissentmagazine.org/democratiya/article_pdfs/d11Horowitz.pdf

[24] Kahn had been an Executive Director of the LID until 1972. Horowitz, ibid., p. 224.

[25] Ibid., p. 234.

[26] Ibid., p. 235.

[27] Fred Barbash, “Bush: Iraq Part of ‘Global Democratic Revolution': Liberation of Middle East Portrayed as Continuation of Reagan’s Policies”, Washington Post, 6 November 6, 2003.

[28] See for example Reagan, Vice President Bush and Gorabcehv:  http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB261/index.htm

[29] Dr. Svetlana Savranskaya and Thomas Blanton (ed.) “Previously Secret Documents from Soviet and U.S. Files n the 1988 Summit in New York, 20 Years Later,” National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 261, December 8, 2008.

[30] Dr. Svetlana Savranskaya and Thomas Blanton, ibid.

[31] Ibid.

[32] The New York Times, December 8, 1988, p. 34.

[33] T Blanton, “When did the Cold War End?”, Cold War International History Project Bulletin, no.  10 (March 1998), p.184.

[34] George W Bush, speech to US Congress, January 17, 1991.

[35] M Gorbachev, “What are we going to take to the United Nations?,” Conference with advisers, October 31, 1988, Attended: Shevardnadze, Yakovlev, Dobrynin, Falin, Chernyaev, Archive of the Gorbachev Foundation. Fond 2. Notes of A.S. Chernyaev. On file at the National Security Archive. Translated by Svetlana Savranskaya. http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/NSAEBB/NSAEBB261/sov03.pdf

[36] C Gershman, “Giving Solidarity to the world,” Georgetown University, May 19, 2009, http://www.ned.org/about/board/meet-our-president/archived-remarks-and-presentations/051909

[37] Trotsky and Lenin believed that communist revolution would spread to Central Europe, with Germany as a pivotal state, and that the Soviet Red Army must be ready to intervene. Robert Service, Trotsky: A biography (London, Pan book, 2010), “World Revolution,” pp. 247-25.

[38] C Gershman, op. cit.

[39] Ibid.

[40] C Gershman, “Bridging time and Borders 1989-2009,” December 2, 2009, http://www.ned.org/for-reporters/bridging-time-and-borders-1989-2009

[41] Ibid.

[42] C Gershman, “NED: Its History, Structure and Role in Promoting  Democracy,” July 8, 1999, http://www.ned.org/about/board/meet-our-president/archived-presentations-and-articles/the-national-endowment-for-democr

[43] Carl Gershman, “The Fourth Wave: Where the Middle East revolts fit in the history of democratization – and how we can support them,” March 14, 2011, http://www.tnr.com/article/world/85143/middle-east-revolt-democratization

[44] Ibid.

[45] There are two regimes that are also mentioned in particular by Gershman here: those of Belarus and Venezuela. They also figure prominently in the conferences and statements of Movements.org and others, so they are certainly states to watch out for in the near future as being particularly marked out for “spontaneous people’s revolts.”

[46] K R Bolton, “The Globalist Web of Subversion,” Foreign Policy Journal, February 7, 2011, http://www.foreignpolicyjournal.com/2011/02/07/the-globalist-web-of-subversion

[47] Gorbachev Foundation, “About Us,” http://www.gorby.ru/en/gorbi_fund/about/

[48] Ibid.

[49] “Mission,” The Gorbachev Foundation of North America, http://www.gfna.net/staff.php

[50] “State of the World Forum, “The First Five Years 1995-1999,” http://www.worldforum.org/conferences/1995_1999.htm

[51] Ibid.

[52] J Garrison, The Daily Record, Dunn, North Carolina, p. 4, October 17, 1995. (The original source needs verifying).

[53] Ronald Bailey, “International Man of Mystery: Who is Maurice Strong?”, The National Review, 1 September 1997. http://www.afn.org/~govern/strong.html (Accessed 14 February 2010).

[54] Ibid.

[55] Commission on Global Governance, Our Global Neighborhood, Chapter 1, “A New World”, http://www.gdrc.org/u-gov/global-neighbourhood/chap1.htm (Accessed 14 February 2010).

[56] Chicago Climate Exchange, CCX Directors, http://www.chicagoclimatex.com/content.jsf?id=67 (Accessed 14 February 20100.

[57] New Atlantic Initiative is yet another globalist think tank of industrialists, bankers, politicians, journalists, etc. aiming to push the USA and Europe closer together and counter protectionist and nationalistic economic policies. Shultz is listed as a patron, along with former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. http://www.jcpa.org/nai.htm

[58] http://www.worldforum.org/history.htm

[59] “About Us – Supporters,” http://www.worldforum.org/supporters.htm

[60] Ibid.

[61] Club of Madrid, http://www.clubmadrid.org/en/estructura/board_of_directors

[62] Green Cross, “History,” http://www.gci.ch/en/who-we-are/history

[63] The Raisa Maximovna Club, “Projects,” http://www.gorby.ru/en/activity/projects/show_27843/

[64] Robert Service, Comrades: Communism: A World History (London: Pan Books 2008), p. 456.

[65] Ibid., p. 463.

[66] Robert Service says of this period that the December 1993 referendum that endorsed Yeltsin’s constitutional reforms was “fiddled.” In the 1996 presidential campaign Zyuganov was in the lead at the start, “but lacked the resources available to Yeltsin, who enlisted the wealthiest businessmen on his side.” Service, ibid.


About the Author

Dr. K R Bolton
K R Bolton holds doctorates and certifications in theology, psychology and social work studies and a Ph.D.h.c. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Social and Political Research (Athens), and of the Institute for Higher Studies on Geopolitics and Auxiliary Sciences (Lisbon), and has been widely published on a variety of subjects in the scholarly and general media. Some of his books include: Revolution from Above; The Banking Swindle; Stalin: The Enduring Legacy; The Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific: Emerging Conflicts, New Alliances; introductions to new editions of Oscar Wilde's Soul of Man Under Socialism, Belloc's Europe and the Faith, and T E Lawrence's Seven Pillars of Wisdom; and an upcoming book on Peronism (2013).