U.S. Military Preparing for Domestic Disturbances
Tuesday, December 23, 2008 1:14 PM

By: Jim Meyers Article@ Newsmax.com - Breaking News, Politics, Commentary

A new report from the U.S. Army War College discusses the use of American troops to quell civil unrest brought about by a worsening economic crisis.
The report from the War College’s Strategic Studies Institute warns that the U.S. military must prepare for a “violent, strategic dislocation inside the United States” that could be provoked by “unforeseen economic collapse” or “loss of functioning political and legal order.”
Entitled “Known Unknowns: Unconventional ‘Strategic Shocks’ in Defense Strategy Development,” the report was produced by Nathan Freier, a recently retired Army lieutenant colonel who is a professor at the college — the Army’s main training institute for prospective senior officers.
He writes: “To the extent events like this involve organized violence against local, state, and national authorities and exceed the capacity of the former two to restore public order and protect vulnerable populations, DoD [Department of Defense] would be required to fill the gap.”
Freier continues: “Widespread civil violence inside the United States would force the defense establishment to reorient priorities in extremis to defend basic domestic order … An American government and defense establishment lulled into complacency by a long-secure domestic order would be forced to rapidly divest some or most external security commitments in order to address rapidly expanding human insecurity at home.”
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn warned last week of riots and unrest in global markets if the ongoing financial crisis is not addressed and lower-income households are beset with credit constraints and rising unemployment, the Phoenix Business Journal reported.
Sen. James Inhofe of Oklahoma and Rep. Brad Sherman of California disclosed that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson discussed a worst-case scenario as he pushed the Wall Street bailout in September, and said that scenario might even require a declaration of martial law.
The Army College report states: “DoD might be forced by circumstances to put its broad resources at the disposal of civil authorities to contain and reverse violent threats to domestic tranquility. Under the most extreme circumstances, this might include use of military force against hostile groups inside the United States.
“Further, DoD would be, by necessity, an essential enabling hub for the continuity of political authority in a multi-state or nationwide civil conflict or disturbance.”
He concludes this section of the report by observing: “DoD is already challenged by stabilization abroad. Imagine the challenges associated with doing so on a massive scale at home."
As Newsmax reported earlier, the Defense Department has made plans to deploy 20,000 troops nationwide by 2011 to help state and local officials respond to emergencies.
The 130-year-old Posse Comitatus Act restricts the military’s role in domestic law enforcement. But a 1994 Defense Department Directive allows military commanders to take emergency actions in domestic situations to save lives, prevent suffering or mitigate great property damage, according to the Business Journal.
And Gen. Tommy Franks, who led the U.S. military operations to liberate Iraq, said in a 2003 interview that if the U.S. is attacked with a weapon of mass destruction, the Constitution will likely be discarded in favor of a military form of government.
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One such unit has already been relocated from Iraq back to the US.

Could this be the anticipated event Colon Powell mentioned or the event Vice President elect Biden warned? Does somebody know something we don't?


Why are Canadian troops being brought over to help police at Obama's Inauguration as part of the North American defense?


We do not even have to wait for an invasion " THEY" are already here.


Now I realize this might seem a bit over the top but this scenario is coming upon the US some day very soon. It could be utilized by either a left or a right wing administration and perhaps both, as I have said before, both wings are attached to the same beast and are nothing more than window dressing for the same evil global entity.

 I don't know if it will be as soon as January but Obama will have some means or created reason to consolidate his power and enable him to impose his drastic changes suddenly. A civilian defense force will probably be the first on the list to help enforce his new policies. They won't wear brown shirts of jack boots but the effect and final result will be the same.

You might think but the liberals are all about peace and pacifism aren't they? Yeah just like Stalin was I suppose. Here is a video that describes the specific plans of the Weatherman. People my age remember them as the bomb terrorists or freedom fighters depending on what side you were on. They were liberal radical anti capitalists and murdering terrorist. You younger people might remember hearing something about Bill Ayers the former Weatherman and his association with Obama. We were told by the press that there wasn't really any relationship even though Obama's political career was started in his apartment. Ayers wife babysat the Obama kids on occasion, but there was no relationship the press has assured us of that so it must be true.  Here was the weatherman plans. Liberal Plans! William Ayers plans, Obama's plans?

You had better believe that the left is just as capable of being fascists like the right. Did you notice how the former weatherman included that the ones in discussion were highly degreed and now thirty years later hold high influential positions in American society. Yes they Can and they will be full of wrath to any who oppose their desired change. Here is the proposal Obama gave on his campaign trail to the Whitehouse. Last week Obama said the civilian force was one item he wanted to work on right away.

Obama is still on target with the system that wants a New World Order. And it will happen assisted by both the left and the right.

This posting is not meant to scare you. I want to wake you up to how close we are to the hardest times you will ever go through. Christian, you are not going to be blinked out of this coming storm in any rapture. You will still be here but where will your faith be. Don't just ignore these warnings and think you don't have to deal with them, you will and that is where your faith has to be in Jesus Christ and not assumed doctrines of man. God's will, will not take you where His Grace cannot keep you. Noah understood this as he went safely through a world destroyed while he and his family survived by God's grace. You need to see that your God is big enough to see you through hard times not just escape them also. Jesus didn't escape the cross, the Apostils and prophets did not escape the hard rode to martyrdom and neither did the 1st century Christians or any one else who stood up for their faith in Christ so what makes you so different? There is a certain amount of accountability that the Church is responsible for and this purging and correction we shall not escape. It is for our own betterment and the salvation of many leading to a great end time harvest. Because of this,  we will not be blinked out before anything "really bad" happens. This pattern runs consistent throughout the Bible. The one thing the Bible teaches is that we will not be appointed to God's wrath but there is the wrath of the beast and my friend your not going to escape that. With the heart of a servant, you will endure and overcome until the end or your appointed time. That is good news for those with ears and eyes to receive.