Monday, December 29, 2008
Many, many thanks to Carrie Tomko for posting this information and the link to this brochure on her blogspot. Here is a link to Carrie's site. I recommend you visit it from time to time. Carrie writes from a Catholic perspective and has kept amazing pace with New Age threats with that religion.
I am praying that the incessant squabbling on my forum / comment section will soon cease. Blessed are the peacemakers!
Sunday, December 28, 2008
"Dec. 8 (Bloomberg) -- European Union foreign-policy chief Javier Solana called for increased international pressure to be placed on Robert Mugabe to stand down as president of Zimbabwe, adding to calls for change amid a growing humanitarian crisis.
“The moment has arrived to put all the pressure for Mugabe to step down and give the opportunity once again to the people of Zimbabwe to get their lives together,” Solana said today as he arrived for a meeting of EU foreign ministers in Brussels. “The important thing is the political pressure now.”
"Solana adds his voice to mounting international condemnation of the Mugabe regime that has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980. Zimbabwe is suffering a cholera outbreak that has killed almost 500 people after the collapse of the health and sanitation systems following a decade of recession and political upheaval. The Health Ministry reported 484 deaths and 11,735 cholera cases since August, according the Web site of the World Health Organization.
"The southern African nation meanwhile faces political stalemate following the failure to agree a power-sharing government in talks brokered by former South African President Thabo Mbeki.
"Kofi Annan, the former secretary general of the United Nations, said yesterday that African leaders must raise pressure on Mugabe to speed up the power-sharing deal . . . The Elders, created in 2007 by former South African President Nelson Mandelato promote humanitarian causes, met Zimbabwean political leaders, donors and SADC leaders last month to discuss the worsening humanitarian crisis.
"Solana said it is possible the EU will put more Mugabe associates on a list of those subject to a freeze on assets and travel ban."
Today, Javier Solana appears to have his diplomatic hands full with the Israeli / Hammas / Palestinian Gaza crisis. Will there be recommendations for freeze on assets and travel bans there? It appears Solana's power and influence over that region are clearly growing, particularly in view of his new anti-piracy operations.
Tuesday, December 23, 2008
"We must make the best use of all the resources at our disposal. Collectively these are substantial: as the world's largest aid donor we already make an important financial contribution to aid programmes and to humanitarian and reconstruction assistance. We have a global diplomatic network more than twice as big as that of the US State Department. We can use our diplomatic, economic and financial muscle to influence the behaviour of recalcitrant parties and aggressors. But until now we have been unable to add military means to the measures available. This is now changing. Our aim is to integrate our military forces into a global crisis management strategy." Javier Solana, September 2000
Dear Readers and Listeners:
I just hung up from talking with NIKI RAAPANA, tonight's guest, only 53 minutes from now on MY PERSPECTIVE. I am convinced that Niki, an Alaskan, and I have been long looking at two sides of the same elephant. She has CRITICAL pieces of the puzzle which has a political name of "Communitarianism." One of their big games is IMPLEMENTING Agenda 21 of "sustainable development." They are so very far along, as Joan Veon told us Tuesday. I don't know how I missed Niki's work before, but I am glad I found her. This show is CRITICAL! Chatroom participation would be very valuable to me tonight. It always is, but this night more than ever!
Monday, December 22, 2008
"November 3, 2008 by Niki.Reagrdless who wins the election tomorrow,
our nation, like Canada and all of Great Britian, is heading into rapid integration with the European Union. On November 15, 2008 the next president will co-host a meeting with EU leaders. Calling it a "financial necessity," the globalists are openly seeking global solutions. Whoever it is, our newly elected president will give their full support and executive clout to implementing the new global financial, economic, military and social justice system. The big lie is that Obama's "change" is any different from the GOP Doctrine. The neo-con right, the socialist left and the Third Way all agree on the principles for global sustainable development. I'm afraid what will happen if Americans cannot find a way out of this dialectical election madness. . . ."
Check it out and stay tuned!
Thursday, December 18, 2008
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Sunday, December 14, 2008
For the record, Javier Solana has been the only constant figure on the various configurations of "The Quartet" and its predecessor the Mitchell Commission. All the other players have come and gone -- he alone has been there through all of them.
You may find it helpful to review my blogspot articles for August, 2008 (click on archives at right (August 21, 2008). Click on each picture to blow it up individually and notice:
1. Javier Solana's global governance by 2009 "imperative" quote.
2. Peter Lorie book covers.
"There's something happening here -- what it is ain't exactly clear . . . ."
Friday, December 12, 2008
LOS ANGELES, Dec 12, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- For years the world has been filled with miracles of all kinds. In April 1995 Time magazine devoted an eight-page spread to its cover story on miracles and concluded: "People are hungry for signs."Look now for the biggest miracle of all. In the very near future a large, bright star will appear in the sky visible to all throughout the world -- night and day.Unbelievable? Fantasy? No, a simple fact. Around a week later, Maitreya, the World Teacher for all humanity, will begin his open emergence and -- though not yet using the name Maitreya -- will be interviewed on a major US television program.In 1988, CNN and other media reported on Maitreya's miraculous appearance to 6,000 people in Nairobi, Kenya, on Saturday, June 11. A week before the event, a remarkable sign occurred: "On Saturday 4 June a big, bright star was sighted, unusually brighter than ordinary stars," reported Kenya Times editor Job Mutungi.For over 30 years, artist, author and lecturer Benjamin Creme has been preparing the way for the emergence of Maitreya and his group, the Masters of Wisdom. In May 1982, Creme revealed at a packed press conference in Los Angeles that Maitreya had been living in the Asian community of London since July 19, 1977.Awaited by all faiths under different names, Maitreya is the Christ to Christians, the Imam Mahdi to Muslims, Krishna to Hindus, the Messiah to Jews, and Maitreya Buddha to Buddhists. He is the World Teacher for all, religious or not, an educator in the broadest sense.As a modern man concerned with today's problems, Maitreya works behind the scenes of our changing world. The outpouring of his extraordinary energy has been the stimulus for dramatic developments on many fronts: the ending of the cold war; the break-up of the Soviet Union; the reunification of Germany; the ending of apartheid in South Africa; the growing power of the people's voice, leading to demands for freedom and justice; and the worldwide focus on preserving the environment.Maitreya's message can be summarized as "share and save the world". He will seek to inspire humanity to see itself as one family, and to create world peace through sharing, economic justice and global cooperation.With Maitreya and his group working openly in the world, humanity is assured not only of survival but of the creation of a brilliant new civilization.SOURCE Share International
Thursday, December 11, 2008
The real power in Europe, at least as presently structured is with the Council of Ministers of the European Union. Its Secretary General and the one who runs its affairs -- military and foreign policy is Javier Solana. The Commission serves only to MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS to the Council of Ministers. Ireland is said to have made a deal to get an Irish national on the Commission. In exchange, Ireland is expected to ratify the Lisbon Treaty which it voted down earlier in 2008. It looks like the pressure will be on Ireland to ratify and it will be extremely interesting to see how this plays out -- especially given the additional military powers now obviously under Javier Solana's "remit", not to mention his global governance aspirations.
I have long been puzzled by the unavailability of Donald Keys, who admittedly would be an elderly man by now as I understand he was a WWII veteran. He was so extremely active with just about everything that was New Age/New World Order and then after 1985, he seemed to suddenly disappear. I had heard rumors that he, like Peter Caddy, had taken up residence on Mt. Shasta. Tonight I did a "googling" and found this picture. I would like Old Man of the Ski's comment on this. Beware of the New Age music when you go to the link! The whole Mt. Shasta thing is weird, even by New Age standards!
Monday, December 08, 2008
Recommendation 666 of the Western European Union Assembly was adopted by the European Union in December 2000 at the Nice conference. Paragraph 15 gave Javier Solana power to "convene the Council of the European Union" in "the event of an emergency."
Will these Grecian riots be treated as such an emergency? If so, how soon? Stay tuned!
Thursday, December 04, 2008
"Spanish Foreign Minister Javier Solana's selections as North Atlantic Treaty Organization's (NATO) new Secretary-General has surprised not just a few even among his fellow citizens. He is too much the radical academic for the position associated more with the establishment type of personality. Solana, a Socialist, has had over two decades of academic and political experience. As NATO president Solana's most difficult task is the reconstruction of Bosnia. The next is NATO's expansion to Eastern Europe.
"Even Spaniards were a bit taken aback when the name of Spanish Foreign Minister Javier Solana began to circulate as a possible candidate to be the next secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
"Although a brilliant diplomat, Solana, 53, just didn't fit the usual profile for secretaries-general, which have tended to be rock-solid establishment types from northern Europe, like Lord Carrington or retired general Manfred Worner.
"The bespectacled and bearded Solana is a southerner, a Socialist, a former student radical, and a senior minister in a government which had opted to stay out of the alliance's military command. But after the resignation of Belgium's Willy Claes in October, other candidates were found wanting, and Solana surfaced as a compromise.
"Solana's candidacy caused problems at home, however. Spanish Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez, after 13 years in power, is beset with political and financial scandals. Facing general elections next March, he had indicated he might not run. And with recent opinion polls showing the ruling Socialists far behind their conservative rivals, the party was hoping that a new face such as Solana's might just boost the party in the polls.
"Solana had been in the Gonzalez cabinet since the Socialists first came to power in 1982, was well-known and respected by the electorate, and equally important, was untainted by the improprieties which had brought down many of his colleagues over the past several years.
"As the Socialists wrung their hands over whether to offer up one of their own for the high-profile NATO job or keep him home on the chance he might make a difference on election day, consensus in Brussels began to grow behind Solana. But Madrid said they would not put Solana's name up unless the Americans gave him their unqualified and public support.
"Solana would be a candidate who would please many of the partners," said Italian Foreign Minister Susanna Agnelli. "But it is up to the Americans to decide who will be NATO secretary-general." Then Solana got the boost he needed. Just a week before the alliance foreign ministers were to discuss the secretary-general's post, Solana skillfully brokered a last minute deal on the wording of the final declaration of the Euro-Mediterranean conference in Barcelona.
"At issue were the references to terrorism, with Israel and Syria at loggerheads. As the quarrel threatened to scuttle the two days of talks, Solana came up with new phrasing which pleased both parties and saved the day.
"It was a personal success for Mr. Solana, who carried out the negotiations brilliantly," French Foreign Minister Herve de Charette told reporters.
"Born in 1942 to a Madrid family with liberal and republican leanings, Solana has spent his life in the world of academia and politics, which he entered more than two decades ago by joining the underground Socialist Youth movement. Solana studied at the prestigious El Pilar school in Madrid and went on to major in physics at the Universidad Complutense. His academic career was briefly interrupted when he was expelled for membership in an anti-Franco movement, but he then carried on his studies in Britain.
"In the late 1960s, Solana was a Fulbright scholar in the United States where he obtained his doctorate degree in physics. He then returned to teach at a Madrid
university where he was again kicked out for political reasons.
"In the 1970s, Solana moved up the ranks of the Socialist Party, and when they won the 1982 general elections, he was appointed culture minister. He held that post until 1985 when Gonzalez named him government spokesman, and three years later he took over the education and science portfolio.
"In 1992, Gonzalez tapped him for the foreign ministry job where he has helped advance Spain and Spanish interests on the international stage.
"And as NATO secretary-general, Solana will need all his formidable skills to guide the alliance through its tricky task in Bosnia and the equally difficult job of expanding the organization to the east.
"In remarks on taking up the post in December, Solana said "NATO's role is crucial, especially now when the security landscape of Europe is being redefined."
"Benjamin Jones is EUROPE's Madrid correspondent."
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
According to an article appearing today in the international edition of the New York Times (the International Herald Tribune), the European Union's fleet is taking over Somalian anti-piracy operations from NATO. Europe plans to manage the operation with six (6) warships and three (3) maritime anti-reconnaissance aircraft. The operation, per Javier Solana, is named "Operation Atalanta." Breaking news this morning was that a cruise vessel with 1,000 aboard was attacked by pirates in the Gulf of Aden. The ships are being supplied by England, France, Greece, and Germany. Quoting from the International Herald Tribune article:
"The task force — codenamed Operation Atalanta — will be the EU's first naval operation. It will have the same duties as the NATO mission, including escorting cargo vessels, protecting merchant ships and deterring pirate attacks.
"These tasks will be done with very robust rules of engagement," Solana told reporters on the sidelines of a meeting of NATO foreign ministers."
Tuesday, December 02, 2008
- 09:30Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Australia, Stephen Smith
- 10:30Meeting with the Foreign Minister of Egypt, Ahmed Aboul Gheit
- 11:30Meeting with Minister for Foreign Affairs of Morocco, Taieb Fassi-Fihri1
- 5:30Meeting with the Prime Minister of Slovenia, Borut Pahor and the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Samuel Zbogar
- 16:30Meeting with French Minister of Defence, Hervé Morin and visit of EU ESDP structures (Kortenberg building)
- 17:20Meeting with the Vice Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Tzipi Livni1
- 9:30EU-NATO transatlantic dinner
Glad it's his day and not mine. Anybody care to hazard a guess about what all the diplomatic and military activity is about?