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2000- Rebuilding Americas Defenses

In September 2000, Project for a New American Century – Rebuilding America’s Defenses is authored by Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, Former Vice President Dick Cheney, and President of the World Bank Paul Wolfowitz among others, the states the following:

  • The process of transformation, even if it brings revolutionary change, is likely to be a long one, absent some catastrophic and catalyzing event – like a new Pearl Harbor.
  • Advanced forms of biological warfare that can “target” specific genotypes may transform biological warfare from the realm of terror to a politically useful tool. – Dick Cheney