legislative issues the group of Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld in the White House and George H.W. Bramble as Director of Central Intelligence. In any case, significantly further, Scott sees this administration as the vital crossroads in the fight in the profound state between the old traditionalists (affected by the Rockefellers and the Council on Foreign Relations) and the neoconservatives (impacted by the American Enterprise Institute).
Despite the fact that Ford was supplanted by Jimmy Carter, the outside strategy thoughts of the past organization were proceeded by the new National Security Adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski. It was under Carter that guide to the Islamic activists in Afghanistan was initially given, even before the Soviet Union attacked the nation in 1979. It was Brzezinski’s objective to drag the Russians into their own Vietnam War.
turning popular sentiment against the USSR, bankrupting the country, and destabilizing the Soviet Union when all is said in done. This approach of supporting the Afghan mujahideen proceeded under Reagan’s organization, for the most part under the direction of CIA Director William Casey.
Scott likewise looks at various different associations and undercurrents to the Afghan War. The frequently disregarded part of the Bank of Credit and Commerce International is analyzed, similar to the expanding stream of heroin from Afghanistan to the United States amid this period (and a while later).