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May 22, 2007

More Success For Ralph Peters And His Map Of Death

Last year the Armed Forces Journal (which is actually a private rather than government publication) published a crazy article by Ralph Peters. In the article, Peters advocated redrawing the borders of the entire middle east. The new countries would all be based on various ethnicities, because, Peters said, "ethnic cleansing works."

The map and more details are available in an earlier post, here. As I then suggested, this map was likely to be perceived in the mideast as a guide to credible, real U.S. intentions...even though Ralph Peters is seen here as a right wing nutjob, and almost no one in America has ever heard of him or his map. That's because the crazy right wings in every country like to seize upon the crazy pipe dreams of other crazy right wings, and publicize them as the credible, real intentions of other groups. We do it here when Bush talks about bin Laden's scheme to establish a giant caliphate.

Anyway, I'm pleased to report that Peters map has scored a huge success. This is from a recent article about Iran by a former prominent official from France's DGSE (their CIA):

In its June 2006 issue, the American Armed Forces Journal (A.F.J.) published an article entitled "Blood Borders" by Ralph Peters, illustrated with precise maps recommending redividing the Middle East along ethnic community boundaries . Though this was not widely noticed in the West, the article was examined under a magnifying glass in the countries concerned and in particular in Iran...

In the view of Iranian officials, this journal reflects the main options of the Pentagon and consequently of the White House.

Read the piece for more. As you'll see, Iran's nutjobs and our nutjobs are working hard to kill all of us.

Posted at May 22, 2007 11:52 PM | TrackBack


From my observations, so far the Iranians are a really adept people at raising a hue and cry, but doing little otherwise. They may be self-loathing and reactionary, but they are at the end of the day, sane.

Which is more than I can say for the American establishment. Pay more attention to them.

Posted by: En Ming Hee at May 23, 2007 01:51 AM

"Read the piece for more," at the end, contains a broken link.

Posted by: StO at May 23, 2007 02:08 AM

Iran is crazy like Stalin was crazy: Like a fucking fox boy, like a fucking fox....

People over here (even liberals, ex;Jonny) get pissed when those backwards Easterners defend themselves in the real world.(Which is only done by killing the people that want to kill and/or undermine you). These people do not even suspect what hypocrites they are.

People nowadays seem to forget that Stalins' "evil" was the only reason we aren't worshipping Hitler as a god.

Gaggle of fucktards I say....

Posted by: at May 23, 2007 09:03 AM

Ralph Peters has never seen or been in heavy combat, by his own admission.

I just love to point that out as often as I can.

Posted by: Dan Coyle at May 23, 2007 11:43 AM

Let me describe my copy of Jon Stewart's America -- The Teacher's Edition, on page 208, Chapter 9:

A borderless map of the middle east(?) extending from Egypt over to Iran, with the page title: Fun Task

What do you think the borders of the Middle East should be? Don't be afraid to group people with no regard for history or ethnicity. It worked for the British and French! Invent new countries and create interesting and fresh conflicts!

I have the original non-teacher edition as well, but my friends thought I wouldn't get it without the answer key, so they gave me the TE for Christmas. I had to get "Our Kampf" on my own, but they're waiting for the TE again to help me out on the hard parts.

Two questions:

1. Why did Stewart bound the crayon exercise at Egypt?
2. Did Ralph attribute his map to a fun activity in Stewart's textbook?

Posted by: Ted at May 23, 2007 03:28 PM