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Rand Corp: how to destroy Russia

By Manlio Dinucci | Voltairenet | May 21, 2019

The conclusions of the latest confidential report by the Rand Corporation were recently made public in a « Brief ». They explain how to wage a new Cold War against Russia. Certain recommendations have already been implemented, but this systemic exposure enables us to understand their true objective.

Force the adversary to expand recklessly in order to unbalance him, and then destroy him. This is not the description of a judo hold, but a plan against Russia elaborated by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank in the USA. With a staff of thousands of experts, Rand presents itself as the world’s most reliable source for Intelligence and political analysis for the leaders of the United States and their allies.

The Rand Corp prides itself on having contributed to the elaboration of the long-term strategy which enabled the United States to win the Cold War, by forcing the Soviet Union to consume its own economic resources in the strategic confrontation. It is this model which was the inspiration for the new plan, Overextending and Unbalancing Russia, published by Rand [1]. According to their analysts, Russia remains a powerful adversary for the United States in certain fundamental sectors. To handle this opposition, the USA and their allies will have to pursue a joint long-term strategy which exploits Russia’s vulnerabilities. So Rand analyses the various means with which to unbalance Russia, indicating for each the probabilities of success, the benefits, the cost, and the risks for the USA.

Rand analysts estimate that Russia’s greatest vulnerability is that of its economy, due to its heavy dependency on oil and gas exports. The income from these exports can be reduced by strengthening sanctions and increasing the energy exports of the United States. The goal is to oblige Europe to diminish its importation of Russian natural gas, and replace it by liquefied natural gas transported by sea from other countries.

Another way of destabilising the Russian economy in the long run is to encourage the emigration of qualified personnel, particularly young Russians with a high level of education. In the ideological and information sectors, it would be necessary to encourage internal contestation and at the same time, to undermine Russia’s image on the exterior, by excluding it from international forums and boycotting the international sporting events that it organises.

In the geopolitical sector, arming Ukraine would enable the USA to exploit the central point of Russia’s exterior vulnerability, but this would have to be carefully calculated in order to hold Russia under pressure without slipping into a major conflict, which it would win.

In the military sector, the USA could enjoy high benefits, with low costs and risks, by increasing the number of land-based troops from the NATO countries working in an anti-Russian function. The USA can enjoy high probabilities of success and high benefits, with moderate risks, especially by investing mainly in strategic bombers and long-range attack missiles directed against Russia.

Leaving the INF Treaty and deploying in Europe new intermediate-range nuclear missiles pointed at Russia would lead to high probabilities of success, but would also present high risks. By calibrating each option to gain the desired effect – conclude the Rand analysts – Russia would end up by paying the hardest price in a confrontation, but the USA would also have to invest huge resources, which would therefore no longer be available for other objectives. This is also prior warning of a coming major increase in USA/NATO military spending, to the disadvantage of social budgets.

This is the future that is planned out for us by the Rand Corporation, the most influential think tank of the Deep State – in other words the underground centre of real power gripped by the economic, financial, and military oligarchies – which determines the strategic choices not only of the USA, but all of the Western world.

The « options » set out by the plan are in reality no more than variants of the same war strategy, of which the price in sacrifices and risks is paid by us all.

Translation by Pete Kimberley

Source: Il Manifesto (Italy)

[1] Overextending and Unbalancing Russia. Assessing the Impact of Cost-Imposing Options, by James Dobbins, Raphael S. Cohen, Nathan Chandler, Bryan Frederick, Edward Geist, Paul DeLuca, Forrest E. Morgan, Howard J. Shatz, Brent Williams, Rand Corporation, May 2019.

May 23, 2019 - Posted by | Economics, Militarism | , ,


  1. Was the fall of communism in USSR a blow to deep state (Russian Jewish) oligarchies who as a “Kosher Nostra” now have an iron grip on US economy, media and military. The Kosher Nostra sees Russia under Putin as an existential threat.


    Comment by rediscover911com | May 23, 2019 | Reply

  2. Like

    Comment by rediscover911com | May 23, 2019 | Reply

  3. The Rand Corporation, doing its utmost to perpetuate the American Empire as the cock of the walk, the kingpin, the “exceptional.” I guess it has to do something to keep all those “thousands of staffers” busy.

    (Had another short thought here, but I can’t pull it out of my head. Nothing controversial, I think.)

    Re “the most influential think tank in the USA…,” I see it as a given that no think tank or organization in Occupied WashDC wields the focus, wealth, power, influence, and direction of US policy options commensurate with the Zionist Enterprise (WINEP, JINSA, AIPAC…) that extends its wholeness to and envelopes officialdom.


    Comment by roberthstiver | May 23, 2019 | Reply

  4. The Rand Corporation? Was that Company/Think Tank named after the darling of the Neo-Cons and Zionists who infest the highest levels of the American Government, Ayn Rand?(and who’s loyalty to Israel far exceeds their loyalty to the USA?)


    Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | May 23, 2019 | Reply

  5. The Rand Corporation exists to provide a means to employ those whose real skills would rank them below dishwashers on their level of useful productivity


    Comment by Ghost of Christmas Past | May 24, 2019 | Reply

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