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Declassified: Joint Chiefs Approved False Flag Attack on America, for All Remaining Doubters on 9/11

Since being declassified in 1997, Operation Northwoods has been entirely inadequately covered in the major media. But, as a comment to the article says, understanding Northwoods puts a whole different light on President Eisenhower's warning about the "military-industrial complex." If 9/11 was an inside job, and it was, Northwoods demolishes the argument which prevents many people from looking at the evidence: that the idea that our government would attack its own people is preposterous. Worse, the traitors who plotted it are still buried in US military cemetaries with honors.

This article includes what few others do: the documents themselves. No more denying; it's in black and white, signed, sealed and delivered by the Joint Chiefs.



Declassified: Joint Chiefs approved false flag attack on America

A Department of Defense document declassified in 1997 shows that the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Armed Forces had drafted and approved a plan to attack and kill Americans and to blame it on Cuba.

The original document is stored at the National Security Archives at George Washington University in Washington, DC, and is available in PDF form HERE. (HTML version)

The plan was rejected by President John F. Kennedy, after it was presented by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General of the Army Lyman Lemnitzer, to Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara on March 13, 1962. The plan was intended to "provide justifications for US military intervention in Cuba."

Face page  Operation Northwoods memo.

government archives

Face page, Operation Northwoods memo.

It included proposals to "blow up a US ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba," and to "develop a Communist Cuba terror campaign in the Miami area, in other Florida cities and even in Washington."


Section from page eight of Northwoods memo.

government archives

Section from page eight of Northwoods memo.

The plan calls for an incident reminiscent of the USS Maine, in which 167 American sailors died. The plan references another covert action plan, Operation Mongoose, which goes as far as arranging for the spaceship of American astronaut John Glenn to crash upon take-off, and blaming it on the Cubans.

Kennedy demoted Lemnitzer soon after rejecting the plan. The following year, Kennedy was assassinated. Although ABC News reporter James Bamford, the author of a book on the subject, said that parts of the plan "would have amounted to treason," the conspirators were never arrested and Lemnitzer was buried with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery when he died...

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agree with Z post below

do not see this has the damning logic to connect to 911..for me this is not decisive intent to conduct a tragic 911 event.. cuba...

Holee shit.

Thanks megatons for that link. It is GOLD.

I had never been to that site. Great compilation of sources and info.

What would the Founders do?

Fifty years of rivalry shenanigans

Steve Pieczenik (black ops insider/psychiatrist, helped negotiate Camp David Accords) states (see video) there has long existed a conflict between government agencies involving rogue elements operating secretly and illegally (as in Benghazi). Recall Iran-Contra (secret sale of arms to Iran deteriorated into an arms-for-hostages scheme). Eisenhower warned about the CIA in “Legacy of Ashes” which also describes how the rivalries within the military prevented cohesive action when Pearl Harbor occurred. Notwithstanding those who argue Operation Northwoods as being separate from 9/11, it’s not a stretch for me to conclude that the same criminal activity in existence now has existed for many years in some form as Pieczenik alleges and in some cases are in cahoots with foreign covert agencies including Mossad and ISI; the history of cover-ups is too pervasive, ie JFK, the USS Liberty (LBJ coverup), Oklahoma City,9/11. If Hillary Clinton is as incompetent as Pieczenik maintains, we should be concerned that her cavalier “who cares?!” attitude reflects the same kind of sociopathic go along/get along mindset that has encouraged the CIA and rogue elements to commit their secret nefarious deeds without any accountability. Making the public aware of the hidden agendas via posts like this makes it easier for us to suggest the likelihood that a) at a minimum our government and military have reached extreme ineptness and an inability to function effectively often at cross purposes with each other and/or b) criminal deeds have and will continue to be committed by our government including false flag terrorist attacks.

May 9 2013 Steve Pieczenik Bombshell Interview

Pieczenik: John Brennan, Director of the CIA,(with authority from Obama, Biden and Hillary Clinton) formed an illegal covert unit known as “off line, off the books” which was never officially registered and was used as a counterforce against Petraeus and the CIA (which was legally charged with creating arms shipments into Syria) in order to undermine the military overseeing the CIA. He states HC (and Obama presumably) allowed Brennan (who was a non-operative/civilian) to create paramilitary units that infringed on the military, ie they initiated drone warfare that was illegal in Yemen, Somalia and Pakistan and created a civil war in Pakistan involving the Pakistani Army, the ISI and the CIA.

What an absolute garbage of a

What an absolute garbage of a post.

What does Northwoods have to do with 9/11????

To quote my fave comedian: "what if I hit myself in the foot with a shovel for your mortgage?"

Yes, building 7 was brought down by controlled demolition....I dont see that in any of the references in the "declassified" stuff there.

You should know better than to post crap like this.

What "an absolute garbage of a" comment.

Go back and read it again. Better yet, please work on your reading comprehension first.

Plus you wield Stanhope's comic quote rather poorly.

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What would the Founders do?

I think it applies in this

I think it applies in this situation.

My survey says....I don't really give a shit.

Fair enough.

Peace in Liberty.

What would the Founders do?

Corellation does not prove causation.

Just because the joint chiefs approved a false flag in 1962 does not PROVE that 9/11 was an inside job. People need to stop presenting things in such absolute terms.

It is HIGHLY concerning. It demands further investigation. But one item does not prove the other. It is circumstantial evidence.

Let's work on your reading and critical thinking skills

Reading: the post does not say anything "proves" anything. Look for the word. You won't find it. They ask you these kinds of things on the SAT.

Does it address a key objection which prevents close-minded people from examining the evidence? Yes. Test: That key objection is:

a. Many of the hijackers were found alive

b. Anyone who says the government attacked its own people is crazy

c. B-b-b but, what about Bill Clinton?

Let's see how you do.

Release the Sandy Hook video.

Critical thinking skills

Lets talk about critical thinking skills shall we sue?

The title of the post is "for all remaining doubters on 9/11"

The clear implication of this is that the evidence provided is sufficient to remove all doubt behind the claims of the government. "Proof" if you will. But this is not the case. It is a serious point for consideration but it will not convince all doubters for the reason I specified... correlation does not prove causation. That does not mean it is not important though.

LOL! Killer!

I pick answer 'c'.


(Now gimme some candy.)

; )

What would the Founders do?

lol Snickers or Reeses?

seriously I can't believe how many people really don't know about this. It's like, 'yea I heard about it, but what is it?'

Release the Sandy Hook video.

True. But establishing intent is part of analyzing crime...

... ie: giving consideration to malice aforethought.

Key sentence above (and not an unreasonable hypothesis, given the sort of "government psychology" which has developed over time in our national security state):

If 9/11 was an inside job, and it was, Northwoods demolishes the argument which prevents many people from looking at the evidence: that the idea that our government would attack its own people is preposterous.

I think that's the key point the poster is attempting to convey. You may of course assume more at your own pleasure! ; )

Also from the article itself (Please note "willingness".):

Skeptics of the official story backed by the US government on the events of 9/11 have frequently cited Operation Northwoods as evidence of the willingness of elements of the American government to wage false flag attacks, i.e. attacks planned by elements of the government on Americans in order to blame another party, and to, in the words of the Northwood memo, "provide justifications" for declaring war on that party.

What would the Founders do?


You 9/11 Truthers just don't give up, do you?

It's too bad that Truthers who supported Ron Paul had to be so vocal during the last election, though, because I think the media and neocon radio took great pleasure in trying to taint Ron Paul with some of his followers' very "imaginative" (I'm trying to be nice) conspiracy theories.

I hate to burst everybody's

I hate to burst everybody's bubble, but before reaching conclusions some of y'all need to actually click through the linked article and read the actual joint chiefs memo.


If you do so, as I just did, it'll be fairly clear to you (though it could have been made more clear in the memo) that nobody was suggesting creating actual American casualties with any of the false flag ideas. The speak of "mock-victims" of the faked ship attack, and describe how the actual passengers on the faked civilian airliner attack would be "selected" passengers with "carefully prepared aliases" and that the airliner would replaced during the flight by a double and the passengers on the original flight then secretly landed safely at an AF base.

The memo does offer a plan of sinking a boatload of Cuban refugees "real or simulated", suggesting that they might have been actually suggesting murdering refugees, and it does offer a plan to "foster attempts on lives of Cuban refugees in the United States even to the extent of wounding". But other than this it reads to me as if these guys are looking at false flag alternatives (which I want to be clear that I don't condone) which would involve the (faked) reporting of casualties.

The truth is bad enough. Exaggeration just makes it look like we're all conspiracy nut jobs.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein

Read the memo again

3. A "Remember the Maine" incident could be arranged in
several forms:

a. We could blow up a US ship in Guantanamo Bay and
blame Cuba.

b. We could blow up a drone (unmannded) vessel anywhere
in the Cuban waters.

In this statement they are juxtaposing blowing up a real ship with sailors with blowing up an unmanned ship, or else it would be redundant. Furthermore the USS Maine had 167 casualties (and was another probable false flag.)

Also, they link Operation Mongoose which would have blown up John Glenn's spaceship. There aren't many ways to do that without killing John Glenn.


4. We could develop a Communist Cuba terror campaign in
the Miami area, in other Flordia cities and even in Washington.

What's a terror campaign without deaths? Yes, there are suggestions for attacks on false targets, but they are mixed in with attacks on real targets. One does not preclude the other.

Hate to burst your bubble, but if you are thinking they had qualms about American casualties, you are dreaming.

Release the Sandy Hook video.

I did. Here's what it says

I did. Here's what it says (emphasis mine):

3. A "Remember the Maine" incident could be arranged in several forms:

a. We could blow up a US ship in Guantanamo Bay and blame Cuba.

b. We could blow up a drone (unmanned) vessel anywhere in the Cuban waters. We could arrange to cause such incident in the vicinity of Havana or Santiago as a spectacular result of Cuban attack from the air or sea, or both. The presence of Cuban planes or ships merely investigating the intent of the vessel could be fairly compelling evidence that the ship was taken under attack. The nearness to Havana or Santiago would add credibility especially to those people that might have heard the blast or have seen the fire. The US could follow up with an air/sea rescue operation covered by US fighters to "evacuate" remaining members so of the non-existent crew. Casualty lists in US newspapers would cause a helpful wave of national indignation.

(end of excerpt)

So clearly, the idea being proposed is to use an UNMANNED vessel, and to stage an "EVACUATION" of NON-EXISTENT crew members.

Perhaps the confusion lies in a misunderstanding of the subcategory designations under item 3. (a) and (b) are not two separate ideas, (a) states the idea, while (b) describes the details of how it would be carried out.

Read the rest of the memo and you'll see that this is the format being followed. It's used in #2, #8 and #9.

Again, the truth is bad enough. Exaggerating that the joint chiefs were proposing ideas that involved the mass murder of Americans serves no purpose other than to feed the idea that we're just a bunch of conspiracy nut jobs.

I must be willing to give up what I am in order to become what I will be. Albert Einstein


more like Sandy Hook than 9/11.

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Gee, we've only been screaming about this from the rooftops

for 10 YEARS!!!

Hurry up and find out the rest of what you've been missing!

please don't use such a misleading title

I'm sure plenty of people have seen the "operation northwoods" papers by now. Yes, it was an idea from the past as a false flag, but don't parade it around as though it has gw's cabinets' signatures on it authorizing them to attack the wtc. Though this is the first time (that I know of) the actual papers were linked here.

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

"For all remaining doubters on 9/11" the government can

...and will attack you, as shown by the "declassifed" Operation Northwoods memo. Nothing misleading about that.

LOL "plenty of people have seen" it. Ask 100 people about Northwoods. 99 of them won't know sh-t.

Release the Sandy Hook video.

an article posted here at DP's this past week

got me to thinking about the possible power struggles between the Military, FBI, CIA, Bankers, Walstreet, and the other big power houses. I can't locate the article at the moment, but the more I think about it the more it seems thought provoking.

i remember reading something

Along those lines. They basically said that there is a constant "power struggle" between the branches and agency's. That there are many times the left hand doesn't know what the right was doing.

A good example of this is a series of YouTube videos I posted of a former CIA officer talking about when the CIA went into Algeria, and how they mislead the media with fake stories. Which makes me think about this recent "terrorist conferance call".

Homeland security statement: patriotism is now considered terrorism.
I love www.isidewith.com shared it with everyone I know. If anything they realize its not just a red and blue idiot running for reelection.

oh they kill each other alright

Here Webster Tarpley speculates on an ultimatum to Bush on the day of 9/11, to get with the program or get dead. Rulling classes back through the Middle Ages and Rome always treachery and violence among each other. CIA/Mossad faction of all the alphabet agencies mails anomymous anthrax letters to CBS, ABC, and NBC. the 3 big networks. How clear a message is that?

Mobs always communicate by sending ears and bodies to show they mean business. Seven people died in the anthrax attacks, mostly clerks.


Release the Sandy Hook video.

PS where's all our disinfos?

...they seem pretty much scarce right now.

Release the Sandy Hook video.

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Indeed, Sue

They scatter like a bunch of cockroaches when a flashlight is trained upon them.

Norfolk, VA

Time to INVESTIGATE the investigators of 9/11. PROSECUTE the prosecutors. EXPOSE the cover-up.

LOL! Don't worry... they'll soon trickle into the


; )

What would the Founders do?


= the only reality!



Predictions in due Time...

"Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it's realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy." - Dr. Ronald Ernest Paul

Interesting !

That after JFK's murder { Nov. 1963} the VietNam war escalated big time, and eventually about 58,000 Americans died.......For What Real Reason????