Pentagon ABC: Divide and Rule
By Mohan Nepali
A united power is difficult to cope with. The divide-and-rule manta has been used not only within a country but also in international politics. Although it has become a basic formula for ruling classes all over the world to maintain their ruling power by suppressing their peoples, it has equally been used by dominant international powerful players.
The divide-and-rule mantra has become a basic arithmetic of political power. Almost all kinds of political power gamblers like to use this method, but all of them do not succeed so notably. However, dominant international forces have appeared more successful in the divide-and-rule tournament.
With the downfall of the Soviet Social Imperialism in the 1990s, the
Yet, this type of division did not result with a night’s preparation. A long and detailed background work took place before this happened. The CIA had even used Bin Laden and Saddam Hussein against the then Soviet
As the divide-and-rule mantra has yielded tangible results globally for the
Directly sponsoring political parties, providing them money, training and weapons, and providing other military packages to puppet governments are some overt methods used by the Pentagon while mobilizing brains through INGOs, operating secret intelligence services (e.g. voluntary services) and running even research centers are other covert ways.
Similarly, penetrating into parties ideologically different from one another and extremizing them towards different ends has become a common infiltration method used by the CIA. After Nepal’s now-outgoing King Gyanendra in April 2006 retreated from his direct rule that he began after his 1/2 coup d’etat in 2005, the US Administration proposed more military aid to the royal government with a clear-cut view to interfering with Nepal’s internal affairs. It tried to directly enter
James F. Moriarty visited
A similar divide-and-rule trick has been used by
The acceleratingly flourishing
The application of the divide-and-rule mantra can be seen in other parts of the world, be they Latin American or African nations. More apparently, this can be seen in the Arab world. Long-term effects of the divide-and-rule formula have not been studied. However, it would not be wrong to believe that the divide-and-rule formula at least contributes to weapon production and business, including international political instability. Is it good? The question is there.