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Trump Appoints CFR Member and Former Kissinger Aide to Top Advisory Position

For all of Donald Trump’s words about going against the Washington establishment, his pick for deputy national security adviser makes much of that null and void.

President-elect Trump has tapped K.T. McFarland for deputy national security adviser, who is a life member of the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and former aide to Henry Kissinger during the Nixon administration. More recently, she has plied her trade as a talking head on Fox News, which regularly pushes the narrative of U.S. military hegemony and keeps Americans in a state of fear over terrorism.

McFarland would serve directly under Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the firebrand Islamophobe who was forced out of his job as Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency. Flynn, who calls for increased domestic surveillance and escalating tensions with Iran, became a big Trump supporter – and that loyalty is now being rewarded.

McFarland, being a long-time CFR member, has a history of pushing war all over the globe in the interest of the U.S. war machine. She cut her teeth in the Nixon and Ford administrations, serving as adviser to Henry Kissinger on the National Security Council from 1970 to 1976. She was a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee Staff during Ronald Reagan’s first term, helping smooth the way for Reagan’s overt and covert military interventions in Latin America and the Middle East.

CFR is a primary member of the circle of Washington think-tanks promoting endless war. As former Army Major Todd Pierce describes, think-tanks act as “primary provocateurs” using “‘psychological suggestiveness’ to create a false narrative of danger from some foreign entity with the objective being to create paranoia within the U.S. population that it is under imminent threat of attack or takeover.”

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The narrative created by CFR and its cohorts is picked up by secondary communicators, also known the mainstream media, who push it on the populace without serious analysis or questioning.

McFarland’s long tenure with Henry Kissinger is most telling. The Washington foreign policy establishment seems to ignore Kissinger’s immense role in promoting conflict, genocide and torture around the world.

In a book titled ‘Henry Kissinger, Hillary Clinton’s Tutor in War and Peace,’ Greg Grandin provides the following summary:

“Let’s consider some of Kissinger’s achievements during his tenure as Richard Nixon’s top foreign policy–maker. He (1) prolonged the Vietnam War for five pointless years; (2) illegally bombed Cambodia and Laos; (3) goaded Nixon to wiretap staffers and journalists; (4) bore responsibility for three genocides in Cambodia, East Timor, and Bangladesh; (5) urged Nixon to go after Daniel Ellsberg for having released the Pentagon Papers, which set off a chain of events that brought down the Nixon White House; (6) pumped up Pakistan’s ISI, and encouraged it to use political Islam to destabilize Afghanistan; (7) began the U.S.’s arms-for-petrodollars dependency with Saudi Arabia and pre-revolutionary Iran; (8) accelerated needless civil wars in southern Africa that, in the name of supporting white supremacy, left millions dead; (9) supported coups and death squads throughout Latin America; and (10) ingratiated himself with the first-generation neocons, such as Dick Cheney and Paul Wolfowitz, who would take American militarism to its next calamitous level.”

You may have noticed the reference to Kissinger being Hillary’s Clinton’s tutor. We know that Clinton is beholden to the Washington establishment and the globalist military order, but Kissinger and CFR are not letting their influence subside with Clinton’s loss.

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Donald Trump met with Henry Kissinger in mid-November, and soon after that meeting Kissinger said we should expect Trump to renege on some of his promises.

One should not insist on nailing [Trump] into positions that he had taken in the campaign,” Kissinger told CNN the Sunday after the meeting.

Coming from Kissinger, this can be taken to mean that Trump will abandon his non-interventionist position in order to continue stoking endless conflict around the world that is crucial to the CFR globalist agenda.

The meeting also set the stage for Kissinger’s protégé, K.T. McFarland, to enter the new administration as the whispering globalist warmonger in Trump’s ear.

According to Peter Feaver, a Bush National Security Council member, the job of deputy national security adviser “is all about reviewing policies, framing disagreements and teeing up decisions. It is supposed to be the place where bad ideas die, and so places a premium on analytical insight.”

Kissinger chose McFarland’s position well. She has consistently called for more military intervention in Syria, and has made clear her desire for regime change in Iran. McFarland wants to increase the already gargantuan U.S. military budget, which is in line with Trump’s position.

The appointment of K.T. McFarland is the biggest indicator yet that Trump is opening the door to the neocon globalist cabal, despite his claims of being against the establishment. This is especially troubling, considering the unabashed hostility of Trump and his appointees against Muslim nations that do not submit to the will of the U.S.

  • tvsgael2

    Troubling indeed. Thanks to this site for looking under the table to see in detail who and what these people will represent. Trump isn’t even doing his briefings. This indicates he plans to turn control over to these underlings. If you thought imperialism under Obama was a threat, you ain’t seen nothin’ yet. The policies she espouses will skirt on WWIII. I hope Trump can be impeached or at least serve only 4 years. The key people he’s appointing reflect his radical views, and that’s never a good thing. The fact that Kennedy was a peaceful guy having to listen to the bellicose ‘bomb them out of existence’ Kurtis Lemay during the Cuban Missile Crisis, just think what a Lemay in Trump’s war room would cause. Cuba would have been bombed or invaded, and we wouldn’t be here to talk about it.

    • Katydid

      So, why, with a liberal in charge, we have troops in 134 countries. Soldiers are still dying for no reason even with Obama campaigning on ending everything and bringing the troops home. I guess he found out pretty quick how profitable war is – I mean he’s obligated to all those unions for military contracts, right?

      • John Cokos

        Who said he was a “Liberal” whatever that is ? He has said in the past that he was more of a moderate Republican…..

        • TecumsehUnfaced

          Good shot! Very similar to what I was going to observe.

      • kerry

        Very few defense contractors are still unionized. I guess Boeing has a machinist’s union and a very weak engineer’s union. It’s the real string pullers, the Kissinger’s, the Petraeus’, the Bolton’s, Kerry’s, Bush’s, the CFR, Bilderberg, and so on and so on… who keep the wars going.

    • John Cokos

      Troubling, but not surprising. The NGO’s and particularly the CFR, (The British Roundtable group) have a death grip on the system at the operational level. Nobody gets by them, ala JFK and not pay the price.
      Trump said ” I am just the messenger” during the primary. I personally don’t think that he will weather the storm of the Presidency as this unfolds. His presidency will probably be the most contentious in American history. I don’t think he has the temperament for all the resistence he will encounter. But ,this all be be street theater of sorts as they HEGELIAN DIALECTIC kicks in.

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  • Mother Earth

    Oh Oh, just when you think America is on a winner dangerous people in dangerous positions are talking world order which to me sounds like Democracy, or the precious amount we have left of it being taken from the free world. In all the speeches that I heard from all of the candidates no one I can recall mention Peace, 4 words would have sounded to me that would have instantly made an impression but the words Strive Towards World Peace would have nice to hear. When the Power of Love Overcomes the love of power the World will know Peace. Ghose

  • Advisor a member of the CFR you say after Trump and Kissinger met? Abandon all hope in Trump and his “Make America Great Again.”

  • Blaine

    “There’s nothing in the streets

    Looks any different to me

    And the slogans are replaced, by-the-bye

    And the parting on the left

    Are now parting on the right

    And the beards have all grown longer overnight

    Meet the new boss,
    Same as the old boss…”

  • palcau ioan

    wtf is this? ill still give him some time before i jump on Trump! but its not good,not good! If Trump a mf traitor too n cant keep his bs promises,he is in big mf chit!!!

    • Blaine

      Obama was to Liberals as Trump is to conservatives.

      They have to trade off good cop bad cop, and to teach people no matter where on the political spectrum they fall, they aren’t gonna get any representation. Blame the other “side”.

      Trump may have been the lesser evil but he’s still a tool. I’ll change my haircut to match his when all those jobs come back – it’ll be beautiful.

  • kerry

    Boy, we really showed those “Washington insiders,” didn’t we? Yeeap, no more endless war now that our man Trump – you know, the man of the people – is in charge.

  • Tyler Walker Rango

    Lets just get rid of power structures entirely. This kind of stratification of society, with these rulers using people and resources for their own ends is sickening and our choice to continue believing in this system is what enables them. Glamourous movies about war heroism and the greatness of each nation is what they use to convince everyone to keep the game up. Frankly, fuck national governments. Fuck select groups making rules for others, even if they’re chosen by a 51% majority in a race usually 1 of 2 people only. Fuck at that noise.
    We need agorist systems to take over and fast. Fuck these dinosaurs trying to weigh us down with their ambitions and greed for power.

    • Tyler Walker Rango

      U.S. citizens are the largest group of free people who are able to adequately arm themselves against invasion and violence from anywhere, and without a U.S. government we would have no problem defeating any attemped invasion. This myth that we need the standing army is just the threat the D.C. parasites hold over us so we don’t believe in our inherent strenght and ability–we don’t need these assholes. No nation would attempt to come here and subjugate us long term, especially if there was no government we would be able to organize volunteer militas which could purchase and maintain equipment needed (used and stored only at the consent of those who participated in the fund raising of those units–and not used as toys by idiot men in D.C. to do as they please with)

      The myth we need government has always been just that. Wake up. We don’t need to vote for rulers–we can organize effectively, peacefully and securely in voluntary cooperative systems, volunteer based and private enterprise based.

  • Kathy Lawrence

    That is why Flinn needs to go and fast.