The ROI of Crisis Building in the Middle East: More Soros Hedging
George Soros’ supposed philanthropy is actually a functional instrument of investing. Nowhere is this more clearly seen than in the hedge fund billionaire’s Middle East effort. As one researcher mildly put it, “Soros-funded groups increase tensions in this troubled region” of our world. Here’s a look into how a now notorious instigator of conflict and regime change affects the crises surrounding the nation of Israel.
I am not the first analyst to research and report on the nefarious machinations of George Soros. We’ve all heard of the hedge fund financial legend’s checkered past, his aiding the Nazis in Hungary as a teenager, his busting the Bank of England, and making billions off the losses of the multitude in financial crisis. Soros efforts in trouble spots worldwide are now the stuff of urban legend. His complicity or direct intervention in regime change, the societal upheaval of whole regions, it all seems beyond the scope of what most people can come to grips with. Soros’ power, the power of those behind him, it is almost unbelievable even to those in the know. I for one, am surprised by the man’s leverage on a daily basis. Today, a report from 2013 by Alexander H. Joffe, Ph.D., and NGO Monitor brings new revelations. Most notably, the sheer size of the network of Soros philanthropic efforts is extraordinary, even larger than I had imagined. Single cases of “investment” like the supposed philanthropic $100 million matching gift made in 2010 to Human Rights are miniscule when framed against the larger picture. If the reader can come to grips with the term “unimaginable influence” when thinking of Soros efforts, the rest of this report will make a lot more sense.
“Bad Israel”, Good for Conflict Business
In citing Human Rights Watch’s Kenneth Roth, the NGO Monitor report stamps Soros’ endeavors with the indelible mark of subversive. The man in charge of monitoring worldwide human rights is quoted as saying:
“We need to be able to shape the foreign policies of these emerging powers, much as we have traditionally done with Western powers.”
Just how much more clearly can the missions of Soros or Human Rights Watch be, than to confess to shaping the policy of nations, with or without the mandate of the people? But the role of Human Rights Watch, and other NGOs that receive Soros backing, is more complex than most would imagine. Dr. Joffe’s report reveals the breadth of Soros conflict games, but also a third dimension to the overall new world strategy, the role of conflict overall. Using Human Rights Watch as a surgical instrument for creating ongoing crisis, Soros and his handlers are on the last crusade to ensure Jerusalem is once again the capital a greater Israel holy land. This can be illustrated quite simply.
Soros funds Human Rights Watch as a PR win, a tax write –off, and to make the world a better place (PR). Then Human Rights Watch becomes the biggest critic of Israel outside Gaza. The NGO Monitor report tells us:
“In recent years Human Rights Watch has written far more condemnations of Israel for violations of international law than of any other country in the region.”
Without taking you through an elaborate trail of Soros backed organizations, suffice it to say Soros’ Open Society Foundations and other organizations back both sides of the Arab-Israeli crisis. Human Rights Watch gets the lion’s share to side with the Palestinians, as do a score of Gaza and Palestinian sympathizing NGOs, in order to stoke the fires of discontent on the side of Israel’s age old enemies. One such entity, something called the “New Israeli Fund” has total gifts of more than $200 million over the last couple of decades. This organization also promotes the idea Israel is an apartheid state, and funds grants and other seed promotions that tear at Israel’s reputation. The Joffe, NGO Watch report goes on to name other Soros backed NGOs like; Amnesty International, Media Matter, the Institute for American Progress, Rabbis for Human Rights, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, the Mada al-Carmel – Arab Center for Applied Social Research, Institute for Policy Studies, and many other pro-Palestinian, Israel critical institutions. And then the report gets truly interesting.
A Bold New World
Soros is creating the conflict, and with the help of the United States State Department, agencies like the CIA, and via corporate support by the financial elites. Taking the leap forward to the crux of Middle East crisis, Soros money also funds institutions like the National Iranian American Council, and something called the “New America Foundation”, as if naming conventions could not be any clearer. Iran and Israel are bitter enemies since forever. So the reader must ask; “Why would a Jewish billionaire fund the Israeli opposition?” The answer is obvious, but I will conclude by answering shortly. Let’s focus on this “New America” Mr. Soros seeks first.
The “New America Foundation” was created back in 1999. The Washington D. C. based NGO says it addresses the “next generations of challenges” the US faces. NGO Watch spotlights a New America Foundation Iran Initiative official, a former CIA and State Department official named Flynt Leverett in its report. To make a long story short, NAF supports Hamas, when all is said and done. The long tail of seemingly anti-Israeli sentiment and money goes far deeper, but Soros helping to fund the Israeli opposition is right out of a money crisis playbook for currency speculators. Without a hated Israel in the middle of the Middle East, there is no war, there is no crisis, and people like Soros cannot profit, let along institute things like the Syria shakeup, or Arab Spring on the broader scheme. To understand what the people behind Soros are up to, one has to think really big, while at the same time applying hedge fund logic. Wall Street gods like Soros, the Rockefellers, Goldman Sachs and the rest, they love playing winners and losers. And funding crisis is the oldest game in town.
Read books like “Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq”, by former New York Times, Berlin Bureau Chief, Stephen Kinzer. In a 2010 interview with Imagineer Magazine, Kinzer framed my argument here, in condemning US efforts in Latin America:
“The effects of U.S. intervention in Latin America have been overwhelming negative. They have had the effect of reinforcing brutal and unjust social systems and crushing people who are fighting for what we would actually call ‘American values.’ In many cases, if you take Chile, Guatemala, or Honduras for examples, we actually overthrew governments that had principles similar to ours and replaced those democratic, quasi-democratic, or nationalist leaders with people who detest everything the United States stands for.”
In the Middle East Soros activities coincide with his fueling of the Ukraine disaster, the shakeup of EU constituencies, and especially where refugees from the Middle East now literally invade Europe capitals. Under the auspices of decency and human rights, Soros and other neocons play a deadly game that kills people, destroys families, uproots society, and reshapes the geography of our world. Crisis, this is the god of the investment world elite. As for Israel, Mr. Soros has once again betrayed Judaism like he did in Nazi occupied Hungary in World War II. Flux, the constant irritation and distraction of war, this is the purpose for all Soros foundation efforts. Recent allegations (Bloomberg) from Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban accusing Soros of being a prominent member of a circle of “activists” trying to undermine European nations using refugees as the weapon, they tell us all we need to know about Open Society Foundations, and anything associated with it.
At the end of the day these “activists” working with Soros make money off crisis. Soros, who is now supporting Democratic front-runner and Bengazi psychopath, Hillary Clinton, wants the EU to spend $34 billion euro a year to assist the same refugees he’s helping to send to Europe. And how would the people of Europe afford such an undertaking? Soros says:
“When should the triple-A credit of the EU be mobilized if not at a moment when it is in mortal danger? Throughout history, governments have issued bonds in response to national emergencies. That is the case in Europe today.”
Debt. Financing. There is your answer to “why” Soros has betrayed Israel and the Palestinians. Soros has no national pride or identity, money is his nation and his god. Don’t take my word for all of this, do you own brief research. This Guardian article is a good place to start for recent revelations about how bankers manipulate the economic system, and how debt is created for their profit. This Mother Jones report tells of former Vice President, Dick Cheney’s Iraq War profiteering. Even TIME Magazine reveals for us how profiteering works for the arms companies, and for the stakeholders behind the incentive for crisis building is red hot.
And finally, I had to literally hunt for the news, but the Jerusalem Post has reported that the White House will be offering the largest single pledge of military assistance to Israel in history soon. That’s right, the president and the other Washington politicians Soros and his backers put in office are forced to defend an Israel still surrounded by enemies. Had Israel’s enemies lacked financial support, or had friction in between nations been reduced instead of escalated, then there would be no need of funding and the debt that goes along. I hope the reader can see now, why so many criticize George Soros.
Phil Butler, is a policy investigator and analyst, a political scientist and expert on Eastern Europe, exclusively for the online magazine “New Eastern Outlook”.