FAKE TERROR ALERTS:
FEAR BASED MIND CONTROL
By: Paul Joseph Watson
The ultimate form of control is fear and the fear that you could lose your life at
any moment elicits a Pavlovian response towards those who claim they can protect you.
Trauma based mind control is not a conspiracy theory and can be observed naturally after
people have been subject to distress. The New World Order know this and that is why the
U.S. and British governments issued a spate of fabricated terror alerts immediately after
September 11 and continue to do so to this day. Concurrently we are reminded daily that
its not a matter of if but when the next large terrorist attack occurs. That is akin
to a jail guard telling his boss that its not a matter of if but when all the
prisoners are going to escape.
If the individuals who staff our intelligence agencies are unable to
prevent large-scale terrorist attacks then they should be fired. And yet since September
11 nobody in a position of authority has been sacked and in fact the majority have
received raises in addition to the millions of extra funding that has poured in to the FBI
and CIA. They have been rewarded for their complicity in 9/11.
have the dichotomy of the government being rewarded for protecting terrorists while at the
same time issuing apocalyptic terror alerts. If I called in a hoax bomb threat to a
government building I would rightfully be arrested and yet our governments have been doing
the exact same thing on a larger scale without retribution.
In December 2002 Senator Charles Grassly, a Republican, described as a
slap in the face and shocking a decision by FBI director Robert
Mueller to give an award for exceptional performance to Marion "Spike"
Bowman, head of the FBI's national security law unit. The award is officially titled
Presidential Rank of Meritorious Service and includes cash bonuses of between
20 percent or 35 percent of each recipient's base salary. Bowman was instrumental in
calling FBI agents off the trail of Zacarias Moussaoui, the so-called 20th
hijacker whose arrest many analysts conclude would have cracked the September 11
plot before it was carried out. Grassly stated, "Unfortunately, this award continues
a bad tradition. If the FBI is ever to reform, there must be accountability."
The head of the State Departments consular service Mary Ryan was awarded $15,000 in
October 2002 as part of an outstanding performance bonus. Her office issued
visas to 13 of the 19 suicide hijackers, giving them entry to the country. In addition,
Thomas Furey, who was consul-general in the U.S. Embassy in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was also
awarded a bonus. The Saudi embassy was named by former Consulate officer Michael Springman
as a conduit for Al-Qaeda members hired for CIA terrorist training in the 80's.
In May and June of 2002 watered down evidence of the Bush administrations prior
knowledge of the attacks emerged in the media. Despite the fact that the information was
largely a whitewash it was still a source of embarrassment for a regime that had naively
become used to saying and doing what it liked by dancing on the graves of the victims of
9/11. To shut down the dissenters and provide the media with a distraction to fill the
headlines, the Bush administration released a hoaxed terror alert. They cautioned that
terrorists had hatched plans to attack targets such as stadiums, nuclear power plants,
shopping centers, synagogues, apartment houses, subways, and the Liberty Bell, the
Brooklyn Bridge and other New York City landmarks.
even more incredible than the hoax itself is that they openly admitted it! The Washington
Times calmly reported,
The Bush administration issued a spate of terror alerts in
recent days to mute criticism that its national security team sat on intelligence warnings
in the weeks before the September 11 attacks. The warnings, including yesterday's
uncorroborated FBI report that terrorists might target the Statue of Liberty, quieted some
of the lawmakers who said President Bush failed to act on clues of the September 11
attacks, although Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle yesterday reiterated his demand for
an independent investigation. The latest alerts were issued "as a result of all the
controversy that took place last week," said Bush spokesman Ari Fleischer, referring
to reports that the president received a CIA briefing in August about terror threats,
including plans by Osama bin Laden's al Qaeda network to hijack U.S. commercial
All the conservative news outlets tried to bury the story by
claiming that it was Dan Rathers opinion that the White House was releasing fake
terror alerts. They could then dismiss it as an empty liberal sideswipe, blatantly
ignoring the Washington Times report and Ari Fleischer himself acknowledging it.
In January of 2003 FBI and CIA whistleblowers told Capitol Hill Blue
that the White House was scripting phony terror alerts to maintain hysteria, upkeep
President Bushs approval ratings and milk extra defense funding. The report that
five Pakistani men had entered the States via Canada and were planning on carrying out a
dirty bomb or biological attack was completely conjured up by the Bush
administrations black propaganda office. New York Harbor was shut down to visibly
pump up the fear. One of the named suspects, Mohammed Asghar (pictured left), was tracked
down to Pakistan by the Associated Press. He was a fat guy running a jewellers shop and
had never even been to America.
reported that the fake terror alert was a mistake as a result of an informant
lying to the FBI, thus shifting the emphasis away from the FBI and CIA agents blowing the
whistle on how the government was manufacturing evidence to heighten fear.
World Net Daily commented,
Other sources within the bureau and the Central Intelligence
Agency said the administration is pressuring intelligence agencies to develop
"something, anything" to support an array of non-specific terrorism alerts
issued by the White House and the Department of Homeland Security
CHB reported that
FBI and CIA sources said a recent White House memo listing the war on terrorism as a
definitive political advantage and fund-raising tool is just one of many documents
discussing how to best utilize the terrorist threat.
Making hoax threats to carry out terrorist acts is punishable by law
under H.R. 3209. This legislation outlines that any party doing so will be liable for a
fine of up to $250,000 and a prison sentence of up to five years. So why arent the
Democrats exposing the fact that the Bush administration is engaging in criminal activity?
Democratic strategist Russ Barksdale gives us the answer,
Of course the White House is going to exploit the terrorism
threat to the fullest political advantage, they would be fools not to. We'd do the same
Days after this story broke and began to gain more attention, ABC News
sprang into action and whitewashed the
story so it could be safely swept under the carpet.
To legitimize SWAT cops in Darth Vader masks pushing people around on street corners, the
government needed to convince the people that this was a successful method of fighting
terrorism. So it was that we saw a wave of arrests and break-ups of Al Qaeda
cells from Spain to Italy to England. Maybe there really were dangerous mass killers
around every corner and the government really just wanted to protect us. Not quite. These
arrests were subject to a blaze of publicity and headlined the evening news. However,
after investigations found no evidence to justify detaining those arrested, their release
warranted only a paragraph in the back of the newspaper. A plot to release cyanide in the
London Underground was foiled by MI5 and splashed across the front pages. The
fact that no cyanide was ever found and most of the suspects were released within days was
barely mentioned. Nine arrests were made under anti-terrorism laws and yet six of those
detained were released within hours.
In late January 2003, 28 Pakistani men were arrested in a raid in the Italian city of
Naples. The headlines shrieked that the men were plotting assassinations and bombings of
NATO targets. They had maps of London, the U.S. consulate and American naval bases. They
were a definite Al-Qaeda terrorist cell in possession of 800 grams of
explosives, enough to blow up a three-story building. Despite all this unfolding in Italy,
it made the top story on both American and British news for two days.
Just two weeks later, the BBC quietly announced,
An Italian judge has ordered the release of 28 Pakistani
immigrants arrested on suspicion of planning terrorist attacks. The reasons for the order
are unclear, but reports suggest little evidence was found against the men.
And so the story vanished.
London, a plethora of arrests are made after police supposedly discover ingredients used
to make the deadly ricin poison. Many suspects are later released and doubts emerge as to
whether any actual ricin components were seized. The Algerian terrorist ring was said to
have obtained the poison from a cave in Afghanistan, where large quantities were found. To
know this was false took just a brief glance back in the archives and a story of March
2002. Under the headline Britain accused on terror lab claim - Story of find in
Afghan cave 'was made up' to justify sending marines the London Observer reported,
Britain was accused last night of falsely claiming that
al-Qaeda terrorists had built a 'biological and chemical weapons' laboratory in
Afghanistan to justify the deployment of 1,700 Royal Marines to fight there. The
allegation follows a Downing Street briefing by a senior official to newspapers on Friday
which claimed US forces had discovered a biological weapons laboratory in a cave in
eastern Afghanistan after fighting near the city of Gardez this month.
The White House had to publicly admit that the story was fabricated to avoid deeper
embarrassment because there was no actual evidence to support the claim. So the original
source of the ricin was in actual fact based on a foundation of total fabrication.
was at this point that Homeland Security chief Tom Ridge announced that the Orwellian
terrorism threat level had been raised to orange, one notch short of full out police state
takeover. Armed police and the National Guard swarmed the streets of New York and
Washington, helicopters and military jets patrolled the skies, Tony Blair considered
putting troops on the streets of Britain, tanks were already rolling around Heathrow
airport and the M25 motorway, airport screeners made sure more 70-year-old men took their
shoes off to be searched. TV networks rabidly hijacked the fear and revelled in the panic,
highlighting interviews with people on the street commenting on how this downtown Beirut
military occupation was acceptable because it was part of the new America (or
new Amerika). People were encouraged to buy first aid kits and duct tape to seal their
After a while the blatantly fake terror alerts that never preceded a terror attack were
beginning to lose their gravity. People largely ignored them and were not imbued by fear.
The next government threat had to be backed up by physical action.
Yet again, there was no reliable information to indicate a potential terrorist attack (one
not carried out by the CIA that is). Many observed that the alarm was merely a show of
force to frighten the people into supporting an impending war on Iraq. The government was
again terrorizing the citizens.
The measures were put in place because the government had, once again, been lied to by
their informants. Or so were told. And once again, ABC News rushed out to whitewash the
The informant described a detailed plan that an al Qaeda
cell operating in either Virginia or Detroit had developed a way to slip past airport
scanners with dirty bombs encased in shoes, suitcases, or laptops, sources told ABCNEWS.
The informant reportedly cited specific targets of government buildings and Christian or
clerical centers. "This piece of that puzzle turns out to be fabricated and therefore
the reason for a lot of the alarm, particularly in Washington this week, has been
dissipated after they found out that this information was not true," said Vince
Cannistraro, former CIA counter-terrorism chief and ABCNEWS consultant.
I dont believe for a second that the criminal CIA had at any point believed New
York, Washington or Florida had been, according to this lying informant, targets of a
dirty bomb attack. As we were warned before by the responsible FBI and CIA agents, the
government was again scripting hysterics to bully us into submission. Even though the
whole thing was admitted to be a false alarm, the orange terror threat status still
remains in force days and weeks after.
Paul Joseph Watson is a writer and
researcher based in Sheffield, England. He is the webmaster at both Propagandamatrix.com and prisonplanet.com. Watson's new book
'Order Out of Chaos' - published by Dandelion - will be released later this year.
He is a columnist for Ether Zone.
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