CHINESE GOVERNMENT CONTROLS THE PANAMA CANAL
"Wake Up America! Did you know....."
THE CHINESE GOVERNMENT CONTROLS THE PANAMA CANAL?
THE PANAMA CANAL DEBACLE
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it. "
George Santaya na
During the presidency of Jimmy Carter (1980-84), at his inception, C ongress passed the Carter-Torrijos treaty. I t was signed into law by the president. It stipulated that on December 31, 1999, the Panama Canal would be surrendered to the Central American country of Panama ( Torrijos being its president at the time) . This act ended 85 years of control of the Panama Canal by the United States of America.
The Panama Canal was constructed by the United States government, beginning in 1903 and ending in 1914. The present U.S. investment in the canal over the years is $32 billion dollars. Approximately 5,000 men, U.S. citizens and local laborers, died of malaria and work-related accidents during the construction period.
The service of the canal to sea-going merchants and the U.S. Navy is incalculable . Over 13,000 Naval and commercial vessels pass between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans every year, saving the time of an 8,000 mile trip around South America's Cape Horn, its southernmost point.
T he canal is put to constant use by the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Merchant Marine Fleets . The U.S. Merchant Marine transports war materials for the U.S. military during wartime. The c anal has played a crucial role in the outcome of U.S. military operations from World War I to Desert Storm.
Under Theodore Roosevelt in 1913, U.S. Secretary of State Henry Stimson said to Scribner's Magazine:
"The Military importance of the (Panama) canal to the American nation has not been so clearly recognized by the people at large. While they have been quick to see how important it is that in time of war the canal should open to our own fleet, it has not been equally appreciated how important it is that the canal should be closed to the fleet of the enemy."
We can relate this quotation, uttered almost a century ago, to the predicament described below:
As soon as the world became aware of the intent of the U.S. government to surrender the Panama Canal to the Panamanian government on December 31,1999, a Hong Kong international trading company, Hutchison-Whampoa, owned by Hong Kong billionaire Dr. Li Ka-shing, quietly began adding the Panamanian seaports along each coast of the Isthmus of Panama to its world-wide seaport holdings. Ten per-cent of his new venture, Panama Ports, is owned by China Resources, the commercial arm of the Peoples Republic of China's (PRC) Ministry of Trade and Economic Cooperation.
On July 16, 1997, Senator Fred Thompson (R-TN) was quoted in the South China Morning Post as stating that China Resources was "an agent of espionage--economic, military, and political--for China."
Dr. Li Ka-shing is also a chief in the Peoples' Republic of China's China Telecom and the China International Trust and Investment Corporation, worth $21 billion dollars, run by the PRC's Wang Jun. Wang Jun serves as the PRC's main arms dealer to Communist regimes. Wang Jun and other Chinese agents have been welcome guests at the Clinton-Gore White House. Clinton's courting of Chinese money is documented in the U.S. media.
Dr. Li Ka-shing's Hutchison-Whampoa is a partner with the China Ocean Shipping Company (COSCO), the merchant marine arm of the Peoples' Liberation Army of China.
Hutchison-Whampoa owns most or all of the seaports and shipping facilities on both sides of the Isthmus of Pananma. If Jimmy Carter's administration surrendered the Panama Canal on December 31, 1999, the administration of President Bill Clinton has allowed this ensuing debacle to proceed unchecked.
On January 16, 1997, the Panamanian National Legislature passed "Law 5" which granted Hutchison-Whampoa a lease to manage the locks of the Panama Canal using pilot boat crews which could consist of up to 25% of troops from the People's Liberation Army of China. These crews include harbor police boat crews for Port Balboa on the Pacific side of the canal and for Port Cristobel on the Atlantic side. By empowering this new Port Authority, Law 5 violates the 1997 Panama Canal treaty with the United States governing the order of passage for ships proceeding through the canal. No one in the Clinton administration has objected to this move by the country of Panama .
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Two thousand years ago, a Chinese warrior by the name of Sun Tzu wrote a book called "The Art of War". It is widely read by those involved in military strategic planning and training.
In the light of the fact that the U.S. military has suffered a 15 percent across the board cutback in allocations and manpower since the Reagan era, and the fact that thousands of career military personnel are leaving the military every year for better paying jobs in civilian life, it is well for us to reflect on a few quotations from Sun Tzu's book:
"It is a doctrine of war not to assume the enemy will not come, but rather to rely on one's readiness to meet him; not to presume that he will not attack, but rather to make one's self invincible."
"When the leader is morally weak and his discipline not strict, when his instructions and guidance are not enlightened, when there are no consistent rules...neighboring rulers will take advantage of this."
"To subdue the enemy without fighting is the supreme excellence."
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Our Lord Jesus Christ told the visionary Nancy Fowler:
" Korea, China and Russia are a deadly trio." *
(September 8, 1993)
"China is a real enemy. "From China will come a great war.
Do not trust China. Do not trust China. Do not trust China.
I will say no more."
(June 1, 1993)
Our Loving Mother told Nancy Fowler in 1993:
"Please, children, it is time to wake up."
In June of 2000, North and South Korea signed a pre-unification accord. This was followed by state sponsored visitations of relatives who had been separated since the Korean truce of 1953. It is a reality that the Koreas may unite under a provisional government at any time.
The Communist Chinese long have had missiles capable of firing from Beijing. They have at least one missile that can hit Los Angeles. Additionally, Communism is making a come-back in Russia. It is not difficult to assert, that, with information readily available on the Internet, China, Russia and a united Korea outnumber the U.S. Army and Marine Corps 15 divisions to 1.