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The Post-9-11 Decade by Numbers: The American Holocaust

Gideon Polya | 18.07.2011 07:57 | Anti-militarism | History | Terror War | Sheffield | World

"The only thing that will save millions more Afghans from death will be that America can no longer afford to kill them."

1. Introduction

The Cold War had barely concluded with the collapse of Russian Communism and dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991 when the American Establishment and the US military-industrial complex replaced the Communist bogeyman with a Muslim threat to Western Civilization. While the US War on Terror formally began after the 9-11 atrocity, the US War on Muslims began in earnest with the imposition of Sanctions on Iraq in mid-1990. By the time the US actually invaded and occupied Iraq in 2003 it had already killed about 0.2 million Iraqis in the Gulf War and the Sanctions regime had been associated with the avoidable death from deprivation of 1.7 million Iraqis, 1.2 million under-5 year old Iraqi infant deaths and millions of refugees. This essay is concerned with the horrendous human cost of the US-imposed Muslim Holocaust that received a massive impetus from the 9-11 atrocity. Some technical terms require definition at the outset as set out below.

Holocaust is the destruction of a large number of people. The term "holocaust" was first applied to a WW2 atrocity by Jog in 1944 [1] in relation to the man-made Bengal Famine in which 6-7 million Indians - many of them Muslims in a "forgotten" WW2 Muslim Holocaust - were deliberately starved to death by the British under Churchill in 1942-1945). [2-6] This term was subsequently applied to the Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million killed, 1 in 6 dying from deprivation) [7,8] which was part of a horrendous WW2 European Holocaust (30 million Slavs, Jews and Gypsies killed in the Nazi German Lebensraum genocide).

Genocide is very precisely defined in International Law as "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group" as set out by Article 2 of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: "In the present Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnic, racial or religious group, as such: a) Killing members of the group; b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group; e) Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group."

Holocaust and genocide can be inflicted by a variety of means that fall into to 2 general categories, (1) active killing through violence (e.g. shooting, beating, hacking, hanging, bombing, gassing) and (2) passive killing through physical deprivation (with the consequence of deprivation-exacerbated disease). The extent of passive killing by war- or occupation-imposed deprivation can be measured by avoidable mortality (excess mortality, avoidable death, excess death, deaths that should not have happened). Avoidable mortality can be estimated from UN Population Division data as the difference between the actual deaths in a country and the deaths expected for a peaceful, decently run country with the same demographics (birth rate and age distribution). Avoidable mortality can be crudely estimated otherwise because for impoverished developing countries it is about 1.4 times the number of under-5 year old infant deaths. [9]

2. September 11 (9-11)

The September 11 (9/11, 9-11) 2001 atrocities, in which a total of 2,995 people are reported to have died, destroyed 3 buildings in the World Trade Center, New York, severely damaged the Pentagon and involved a further incident in which a plane crashed in Pennsylvania. The "official version" of 9-11 is well known - it allegedly involved 4 passenger planes seized by a total of 19 Muslim hijackers (of whom none came from US Alliance war zones of Somalia, Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan or Pakistan); the North and South Twin Towers of the World Trade Center (WTC) (which were each struck by a plane) and a third building (WTC7) (which was not struck by a plane) collapsed gravitationally as a result of structural steel weakness from fires; part of the Pentagon was destroyed when a passenger plane hit it precisely at the level of the ground floor; and a fourth passenger plane crashed in Pennsylvania after passengers fought with the hijackers. [10]

The "official story" about 9-11 came from the pathologically dishonest US Bush Administration that was found to have made 935 false statements about Iraq in the 2 years after 9-11. [11] The "official story" is utterly bizarre and unprecedented; has been presented by groups of people with an appalling record of lying by omission and commission, namely successive US Administrations, the governments of the US Alliance in general and the Mainstream Media (MSM). The "official story" has also been upheld by a process of highly flawed "official inquiry". [12] Further, unlike the sustained Israeli attack on the defenceless USS Liberty in international waters in 1967 (34 US servicemen killed, 171 wounded, no Israeli war criminals tried), [13] in the case of 9-11 there were no survivors from the planes to bear witness and no survivors to be potentially tried in a court of law. Indeed Obama had alleged 9-11 master-mind Osama bin Laden murdered in 2011.

The bizarre claims of the "official version" of 9-11 immediately gave rise to the 9-11 truth movement and in particular to Scholars for 9-11 Truth. [14] While there are many aspects of the "official story" that strain credulity, the 2 crucial assertions that depart from reality are (1) 3 buildings collapsing at speeds consistent with nearly zero resistance (i.e. explosive demolition) after relatively limited, low temperature fires and (2) a jet passenger plane, allegedly flown by Cessna trainee pilots and evading numerous physical obstacles, landing precisely on a dime at the ground floor of the Pentagon. The discovery of unexploded nanothermite high explosive in all samples of World Trade Center (WTC) dust studied (reported in a peer-reviewed paper in a chemical physics journal by Professor Niels Harrit of the Chemistry Department, Copenhagen University, and colleagues) provides key evidence for explosive demolition of the 3 WTC buildings and for US Government complicity in the atrocity. Numerous science, engineering, architecture, military, aviation and intelligence experts say that the US did 9-11 (for a detailed compendium of such expert opinions see the website 'Experts: US did 9-11'). [15]

Either way, the 9-11 atrocity was used as an "excuse" by the US Bush Administration to invade Afghanistan in 2001 and thence invade Iraq, even though no Afghans or Iraqis had been involved in the 9-11 atrocity according to the "official version" of 9-11. The 9-11 excuse for the War on Terror has precedents in US history. Thus the (accidental?) destruction of the USS Maine in Havana was used to launch the Spanish-American War that spread US imperialism beyond Latin America to Asia. The sinking of the arms embargo-violating Lusitania enabled US entry into WW1. The Pearl Harbor attack (about which both the UK and US Governments had advanced intelligence) [16] enabled entry of the US into WW2 (80 million dead). The Korean invasion of their own country was the basis of the Korean War (3 million war-related dead in a US war designed to destroy Communist China) [17] and the fictitious Gulf of Tonkin Incident was used as an excuse for the Vietnam War (13 million war-related deaths). [9, 18] The invasion of Panama was justified by the US, the world's number one opiate drug pusher, claiming that Noriega was involved in the drug trade. The US invasion of Grenada was based on a hypothetical threat to some US students. [9] The US has invaded over 30 countries since 1945 [9, 18] and each deadly invasion and occupation requires an "excuse" by each egregiously dishonest US Administration involved. The latest US invasion, that of Libya as part of the France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition was justified by hypothetical claims that Gaddafi would massacre thousands of his own people - yet it is likely that tens of thousands will die from an endless, FUKUS Coalition-backed civil war. The International Criminal Court has charged Gaddafi with crimes but not mass murderers Obama, Cameron or Sarkozy.

1950-2005 avoidable deaths/2005 population for the US and in all countries (excepting Germany and Japan) occupied by the US since 1945 are as follows: US [8.455m/300.038m = 2.8%]; Afghanistan [16.609m/25.971m = 64.0%]; Cambodia [5.852m/14.825m = 39.5%]; Dominican Republic [0.806m/8.998m = 9.0%]; Federated States of Micronesia [0.016m/0.111m = 14.4%]; Greece [0.027m/10.978m = 0.2%]; Grenada [0.018m/0.121m = 14.9%], Guam [0.005m/0.168m = 3.0%]; Haiti [4.089m/8.549m = 47.9%]; Iraq [5.283m/26.555m = 19.9%]; Korea [7.958m/71.058m = 11.2%]; Laos [2.653m/5.918m = 44.8%]; Panama [0.172m/3.235m = 5.3%]; Philippines [9.080m/82.809m = 11.0%]; Puerto Rico [0.039m/3.915m = 1.0%]; Somalia [5.568m/10.742m = 51.8%]; US Virgin Islands [0.003m/0.113m = 2.4%]; Vietnam [24.015m/83.585m = 28.7%]; Total for occupied countries = 82.193m/357.651m = 23.0%. [9]

The (US-complicit) 9-11 atrocity killed about 3,000 people but the subsequent War on Terror has directly killed about 10 million people, the breakdown being 2.7 million (Iraq, 2003-2011), 5.0 million (Afghanistan, 2001-2011), 1 million (Somalia, 2000-2011) and 1 million (global opiate drug-related deaths due to US Alliance restoration of the Taliban-destroyed Afghan opium industry). In addition, about 7,340 US Alliance military personnel have been killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. On 23 March 1944, Nazi Germany's leader Adolph Hitler ordered an enemy civilian/German military death ratio of 10 in reprisals for Italian partisan killing of about 33 German soldiers and police. Hitler's order was carried out the following day in the Ardeatine Caves Massacre in Rome. [19] In the War on Terror the Enemy/US Alliance death ratio has been about 10 million/10,000 = 1,000 (accepting the lying Bush "official version" of 9-11) and about 10 million /7,340 = 1,362 (assuming US complicity in the 9-11 atrocity).

Of course the Big Lie behind the US War on Terror is that it is being conducted for the "security" of the American people. Thus about 3,000 people, mostly Americans, died on 9-11 in an atrocity in which the US was almost certainly complicit [15]; about 6,100 Americans have died in Iraq and Afghanistan; 20,000 American under-5 year old infants die avoidably each year because the richest and most powerful nation on Earth has made a fiscal priority of spending trillions of dollars on killing Muslims. Likewise, about 20,000 Americans die avoidably each year from lack of medical insurance; 30,000 Americans die avoidably from guns; 443,000 Americans die avoidably each year from smoking. Indeed it can be estimated that about 1 million Americans die each year from preventable causes. [20] Also, about 20,000 Americans die of opiate drug-related deaths each year due to US Alliance restoration of the Taliban-destroyed Afghan opium industry. [21] Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity. America needs a peaceful War on Lies and a peaceful, democratic War on the Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI) Establishment responsible for killing 1 million Americans yearly for profit and power. Indeed outstanding Hungarian Jewish American investor and philanthropist George Soros has demanded the de-Nazification of America. [22]

With this background we can now consider the immense human cost (as of 2011) of the Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI) US War on Terror, which in horrible actuality is a cowardly and racist war on Women and Children, and, more specifically, a War on Arab, Muslim Asian, African and non-European Women and Children.

3. Iraqi Holocaust, Iraqi Genocide

The illegal and war criminal US Alliance invasion of Iraq in 2003 was based on lies about actually non-existent Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction. No Iraqis were involved in the 9-11 atrocity according to the US "official version" of 9-11. Indeed Iraq was violently opposed to Muslim-origin non-state terrorism such as that of the formerly US-backed al Qaeda. The invasion and occupation of Iraq has been associated with an accrual cost of $3.5 trillion, 4,800 US Alliance deaths and an Iraqi catastrophe involving 1.5 million violent deaths, 1.2 million avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation, 0.8 million under-5 infant deaths (90% avoidable and due to US Alliance war crimes) and 5-6 million refugees. However the Iraq War really began in 1990 with the imposition of US Alliance bombing and Sanctions. In the Sanctions period of 1990-2003, avoidable deaths from deprivation totalled 1.7 million, violent deaths in the Gulf War totalled 0.2 million, and under-5 infant deaths totaled 1.2 million. [23]

The Iraqi Holocaust in the period 1990-2011 has been associated with 1.7 million violent deaths, 2.9 avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation, 5-6 million refugees and 2.0 million under-5 year old infant deaths (90% avoidable and due to gross US Alliance violation of the Geneva Convention). This is a continuing Iraqi Genocide, with genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention. Articles 55 and 56 of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War state that an Occupier must provide life-sustaining food and medicine to the Conquered subjects "to the fullest extent of the means available to it". The countries involved (notably the US, UK and Australia) are extremely prosperous. According to WHO the per capita total health expenditure is US$167 in Occupied Iraq and Occupied Afghanistan as compared to US$7,410 in Occupier US, US$3,399 in Occupier UK and $3,382 in Occupier Australia. Iraq remains under highly abusive US Alliance occupation.

4. Afghan Holocaust, Afghan Genocide

The US invaded Afghanistan in October 2001, directly after the 9-11 atrocity. The Taliban had made an offer to send US-alleged 9-11 master-mind Osama bin Laden to a Third country for criminal investigation but the Bush Administration rejected the offer, preferring an invasion that killed thousands of innocent people and ultimately a war and occupation that would kill 5 million. It was left to Obama to have Osama bin Laden murdered in Pakistan in 2011 several months before the start of major withdrawal of US forces in the face of potentially catastrophic US indebtedness and consequent domestic political realities. According to the lying Bush-Obama "official version" of 9-11, no Afghans were actually involved in the 9-11 atrocity.

The invasion and occupation of Afghanistan has been associated with an accrual cost of $1-2 trillion, 2,560 US Alliance deaths and an Iraqi catastrophe involving 1.2 million violent deaths, 3.8 million avoidable deaths from war-imposed deprivation, 2.7 million under-5 infant deaths (90% avoidable and due to US Alliance war crimes in gross violation of the Geneva Convention) and 3-4 million refugees. A further 2.5 million Pashtun refugees were generated in NW Pakistan due to ramped up war under Obama. The only thing that will save millions more Afghans from death will be that America can no longer afford to kill them. The Afghan Holocaust is an Afghan Genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention and now has the dimensions of the WW2 Jewish Holocaust (5-6 million killed, 1 in 6 dying from deprivation, and 1.5 million Jewish children killed). The annual death rate is about 7% for Afghan under-5 year old infants as compared to 4% for Poles in Nazi-occupied Poland and 5% for Jews in Nazi-occupied France. [24]

5. 1 Million Dead from US-restored Afghan Opium Industry

The global opiate drug-related deaths from US restoration of the Taliban-destroyed Afghan opium industry now total about 1 million with 200,000 such deaths in the US, 11,900 in the UK, 7,600 in Canada, 3,400 in Australia, 6,700 (Germany), 1,450 (France), 2,800 (Italy) and 680 (the Netherlands). In contrast, US Alliance military deaths in Afghanistan now total 27 (Australia), 156 (Canada), 1,637 (the US), 374 (the UK), 62 (France), 53 (Germany), 36 (Italy) and 25 (the Netherlands). These statistics demonstrate the sheer phoniness of the post-9-11 US War on Terror. The US Alliance war on Afghanistan has been justified in anti-terrorism terms after 9-11, but the US Alliance are the real terrorists, killing 1 million people globally, including 200,000 Americans through restoration and protection of the Afghan opium industry.

In descending order of effectiveness the world's leading countries for interdiction of opium in 2007 were Iran (84% of interdictions), Afghanistan (10%), Pakistan (3%), Tajikistan (0.5%), Turkmenistan (0.4%), and India (0.3%). It is notable that (a) the leading countries in interdicting US-protected Afghan opiate exports are countries with major Muslim populations and (b) for the last decade a stridently anti-Muslim and Islamophobic US has been conducting a brutal global war against Muslim countries with a Muslim war-related death toll now totaling about 9 million in Iraq, Afghanistan and Somalia. [25]

6. US-complicit Somali Holocaust, Somali Genocide

The US invaded Somalia in 1992 but the US withdrew in 1993 while backing a continuing civil war. When the Islamic Courts Union (ICU) achieved control in 2006, the US-backed and assisted Ethiopian forces subsequently invaded. This continuing US-backed foreign occupation assisted by cowardly US drone attacks ensures continuing suffering in this war-devastated country. In the period 1992-2011 it is estimated that Somali violent deaths totaled 0.5 million, non-violent deaths from war-imposed deprivation totaled 1.9 million, under-5 infant deaths totaled 1.2 million (90% avoidable and due to US-backed war), war-related deaths have totaled 2.4 million and there have been 2.0 million refugees. This carnage is a "forgotten" Somali Holocaust and a Somali Genocide as defined by Article 2 of the UN Genocide Convention.

7. US-backed Palestinian Genocide by Racist Zionist (RZ)-run Apartheid Israel

The first decade of the War on Terror saw the continued, US-backed, illegal, abusive and genocidal Occupation of the West Bank and Gaza by racist Zionist-run Apartheid Israel. Apartheid Israel had occupied much of Lebanon since 1982 and the Sabra and Shatila massacres of Palestinians (3,000 dead) but had withdrawn in 2000. Similarly, Apartheid Israel withdrew from the Gaza Strip in 2005. In 2006 Hamas won 76 seats out of 132 in elections in the Occupied Palestinian Territory held under racist Zionist guns but the Hamas MPs were subsequently imprisoned or confined to Gaza, described by the Catholic Church as a Gaza Concentration Camp. Apartheid Israel returned to Lebanon with a vengeance in 2006, destroying most of Lebanon's infrastructure, killing 1,100 Lebanese and making 1 million Lebanese homeless. At the same time Apartheid Israel attacked Gaza, inflicting disproportionate casualties, specifically 402 Palestinians killed, 1,100 wounded and 65 captured versus 7 Israelis killed, 44 wounded and 1 captured. [26] In 2008-2009 Apartheid Israel launched a high technology war on Gaza that again inflicted disproportionate casualties, specifically 1,417 Palestinians killed, 5,303 wounded, 20 captured, 4,000 homes destroyed and over 50,800 Gazans displaced versus 13 Israelis killed (4 by friendly fire), 518 wounded and none captured. [27] The Apartheid Israel blockade of Gaza continues with horrendous consequences for children in particular and Israeli murder and kidnapping of unarmed humanitarians on the Gaza Blockade Flotilla.

The racist Zionists (RZs) of Apartheid Israel and its supporters in the Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI)-beholden West justify Apartheid Israel violence by assertions of Palestinian 'terrorism' but the numbers say otherwise. Thus in the latest Israeli Gaza atrocity in 2008-2009, 1,417 Palestinians were killed in asserted reprisals for zero (0) Israeli deaths from Gaza rockets in the preceding year and 28 Israeli deaths from Gaza missiles in the preceding 8.25 years. It is more useful to eschew racist Zionist terror hysteria and measure such deaths as an "annual homicide rate" measured by "persons killed per million of population", specifically 0.5 (Israelis killed by Gaza missiles) as compared to 0.5 (Western rapist husbands killed by raped wives), 1.0 (Western violent husbands killed by battered wives), 11 (Israelis killed by Palestinians), 15 (Israelis by Israelis), 56 (Americans killed by Americans), 100 (Americans killed by guns), 164 (Palestinians killed violently by Israelis), 200 (African-Americans), 473 (citizens of Detroit, Michigan, USA) and 1,400 per million per year (annual Palestinian non-violent deaths through war criminal, Geneva Convention-violating Israeli-imposed deprivation). [28]

The continuing Palestinian Holocaust and Palestinian Genocide has involved 0.3 million Occupied Palestinian deaths from war-imposed deprivation, about 12,000 violent Palestinian deaths and 0.2 million under-5 year old infant deaths (90% avoidable and due to Occupier Israel war crimes) (in contrast, according to the Israeli Foreign Ministry, the post-1967 Israeli deaths from Palestinian violence total about 2,200). According to UNICEF, about 4,000 under-5 year old Occupied Palestinian children die each year, about 90% avoidably (3,600) due to deliberately imposed deprivation by their racist Zionist captors. About 5,600 Occupied Palestinians die avoidably from Israeli-imposed derivation each year and several hundred are violently killed by the racist Zionists each year. There are over 7 million Palestinian refugees illegally forbidden to return to their own country. 85% of West Bank Christians have fled and 800,000 children are indefinitely and highly abusively imprisoned in the Gaza Concentration Camp without charge or trial and simply for living in the land continuously inhabited by their forebears from the dawn of civilization.

The ongoing Palestinian Holocaust and Palestinian Genocide continues because of support from the US and other Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI)-beholden countries, notably the UK, Canada, other NATO countries and Australia - racist, war criminal countries that are variously involved in the ongoing Afghan Holocaust, Afghan Genocide, Muslim Holocaust and Muslim Genocide. What must be described as Apartheid Australia (because of its race-based laws, regulations and policies) is the most slavish supporter of Apartheid Israel after the US. Thus donations towards the Palestinian Genocide are tax deductible in Australia whereas donations towards Gaza orphanages could conceivably attract a punishment of life imprisonment. Many outstanding anti-racist Jewish scholars have opposed the crimes of Apartheid Israel by articulating the extent of this continuing, Anglo-American-backed racist Zionist Palestinian Genocide. [29-32]

8. Nobel Peace Laureate Obama Extended US Violence to Yemen, Libya and Pakistan

Just as war criminal Bush dashed our hopes that war would end in the 21st century world, so Barack Obama (inaugurated president in January 2009) dashed the hopes of decent people that the first African-American president would stop American racism, violence, invasions, occupations and mass murder. Obama was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 but went on to continue violent occupation of Occupied Iraq, to expand US violence in Occupied Afghanistan, to continue US surrogate occupation of Occupied Haiti, Occupied Palestine and Occupied Somalia, to expand war in the Yemen and NW Pakistan (despite devastating floods that had made 20 million Pakistanis homeless; the expanded US and US-backed war created 2.5 million Pashtun refugees in NW Pakistan) and to launch a massive aerial bombardment of Libya. Under Gaddafi, Libya achieved an under-5 infant mortality of 18 deaths per 1,000 births as compared to 8 for the US and 199 in US Alliance-occupied Afghanistan. The France-UK-US (FUKUS) Coalition bombing and other military support for an unending civil war in Libya is certain to increase Libyan infant mortality and avoidable mortality. We are seeing the beginning of a Libyan Holocaust and Libyan Genocide.

In 2009 I attempted to answer the question posed by the Vietnam era anti-war chant "Hey, hey, USA, how many kids did you kill today?" The answer in 2009 under Obama was about 1,000. [33] In 2011 under war criminal Obama that number has grown to about 1,500 avoidable child deaths daily in the overseas American Empire. Obama's dishonesty exceeds that of Bush. Thus Obama - a war criminal involved in the ongoing mass murder of Muslim men, women and children in Occupied Afghanistan, Occupied Palestine, Occupied Iraq and Occupied Somalia and in US robot-bombed Yemen, Libya and Pakistan - disingenuously portrays the US as a supporter of freedom and democracy in the Muslim World. What Arabs and Muslims need above all else is freedom from American racism, hegemony and genocidal violence.

9. Occupation, Hegemony and Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust

In 2007 I estimated from UN Population Division data that about 16 million people (including 9.5 million under-5 year old infants) die avoidably each year around the World from First World-complicit deprivation and deprivation-exacerbated disease. By 2010 it could be estimated that 18 million people die avoidably each year in Developing Countries alone (minus China). 1950-2005 avoidable deaths totaled 1.3 billion (the World), 1.2 billion (the non-European World) and 0.6 billion (the Muslim World), these estimates being consonant with independent estimates of 1950-2005 under-5 infant deaths of 0.88 billion (the World), 0.85 billion (the non-European World) and 0.4 billion (the Muslim World). This Global Avoidable Mortality Holocaust is fundamentally due to First World Hegemony over Spaceship Earth and with the US in charge of the flight deck. [9]

Politically correct racism (PC racism) of the Neocon American and Zionist Imperialist (NAZI)-beholden Western Murdochracies and Lobbyocracies means Western complicity in violent and non-violent mass murder of non-Europeans while simultaneously declaring love for the victims and resolutely ignoring the horrendous realities - genocide commission, holocaust commission, genocide ignoring, holocaust ignoring, genocide denial and holocaust denial. 1950-2005 avoidable deaths in countries partly or completely occupied in the post-1945 era (excluding Japan and Germany) total as follows for countries subject to occupation by the various major Western occupiers of such countries: 2 million (occupied by Australia), 36 million (Belgium), 142 million (France), 24 million (Apartheid Israel), 72 million (the Netherlands), 23 million (Portugal), 9 million (Spain), 727 million (UK) and 82 million (countries occupied by the US). [9]

10. Biofuel Genocide, Climate Emergency and Climate Genocide

At present about 2 billion people go hungry and 1 billion are malnourished. Legislatively-mandated biofuel in the US, UK, EU, and Brazil contributes to an increasing price of food and hence to malnourishment and starvation. In 2008 global food prices rose to record highs and only the Global Financial Crisis and the attendant drop in oil and food prices allowed us to avoid a massive global famine (cf [1-6]). The United States is currently using about 9% of its wheat, 25% of its corn and about 15% of its grain in general to produce biofuel. The UK has committed to large increases in the use of biofuels over coming decades, has recently announced subsidies for biofuel and supports the EU target requiring 10 per cent of petrol station fuel to be plant-derived biofuel within about 10 years. However the huge and intrinsically genocidal current US diversion of 15% of its grain crop to biofuel production has had a huge impact already on soaring global food prices. Oil and food prices are inexorably increasing. [34]

Both Dr James Lovelock FRS (Gaia hypothesis) and Professor Kevin Anderson (Director, Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research, University of Manchester, UK) have recently estimated that only about 0.5 billion people will survive this century due to unaddressed, man-made global warming. Noting that the world population is expected to reach 9.5 billion by 2050, these estimates translate to a climate genocide involving the avoidable deaths of roughly 10 billion people this century, this including 6 billion under-5 year old infants, 3 billion Muslims in a terminal Muslim Holocaust, 2 billion Indians, 1.3 billion non-Arab Africans, 0.5 billion Bengalis, 0.3 billion Pakistanis and 0.3 billion Bangladeshis. Unaddressed, man-made climate change will increase annual global avoidable deaths from the current circa 20 million per year to a 21st century average of 100 million per year. [35]

Collective, national responsibility for this already commenced Climate Holocaust is in direct proportion to per capita national pollution of the atmosphere with greenhouse gases (GHGs). Indeed, fundamental to any international agreement on national rights to pollute our common atmosphere and oceans should be the belief that "all men are created equal". However reality is otherwise: "annual per capita greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution" in units of "tonnes CO2-equivalent per person per year" (2005-2008 data) is 0.9 (Bangladesh), 0.9 (Pakistan), 2.2 (India), less than 3 (many African and Island countries), 3.2 (the Developing World), 5.5 (China), 6.7 (the World), 11 (Europe), 16 (the Developed World), 27 (the US) and 30 (Australia; or 54 if Australia's huge Exported CO2 pollution is included) [35].

A science-based analysis of every country in the world reveals that in order to avoid a catastrophic 2 degree C temperature rise (EU policy), at current rates of greenhouse gas pollution, the world must achieve zero emissions in less than 20 years. Top per capita polluters Australia, Canada and the US must cease GHG pollution within about 5 years, and Bangladesh can get to zero emissions within 139 years. [36] However the US, Canada and Australia are committed to increasing greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution in the name of remorseless, racist greed. We are badly running out of time. The world must take action against the more notorious climate criminal, climate racist, and climate terrorist countries such as Australia, Canada and the US through Sanctions, Boycotts, Sporting Boycotts (as were successfully applied to Apartheid South Africa through exclusion from the Olympic Games and other events), Green Tariffs, International Court of Justice litigations and International Criminal Court prosecutions.

11. Conclusion - Silence Kills and Silence Is Complicity

History ignored yields history repeated. The genocidal crimes of the US Alliance both pre- and post-9-11 are remorselessly ignored in the Western Murdochracies in a process of egregious holocaust commission and holocaust denial. Decent people must demand honest appraisal of reality in order to have rational risk management for our threatened Planet. Peace is the only way but silence kills and silence is complicity. We are badly running out of time and decent people must (a) inform everyone they can and (b) urge sanctions against all those countries, corporations, politicians and other people involved in the US Alliance War on humanity and the planet.

Dr Gideon Polya currently teaches science students at a major Australian university. He has published some 130 works in a 5 decade scientific career, most recently a huge pharmacological reference text Biochemical Targets of Plant Bioactive Compounds. He has also recently published Body Count: Global Avoidable Mortality since 1950.


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2. Madhusree Mukerjee, Churchill's Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II (New York: Basic Books, 2010).

3. Gideon Polya, Jane Austen and the Black Hole of British History: Colonial rapacity, holocaust denial and the crisis in biological sustainability (Melbourne: G.M. Polya, 1998, 2008).

4. Paul Greenough, Prosperity and Misery in Modern Bengal: The Famine of 1943-1944 (Oxford University Press, 1982).

5. Tom Keneally, Three Famines (Sydney: Knopf, 2010).

6. Cormac Ó Gráda, Famine (Princeton University Press, 2009).

7. Martin Gilbert, Jewish History Atlas (London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1969).

8. Martin Gilbert, Atlas of the Holocaust (London: Michael Joseph, 1982).

9. Polya, Body Count: Global Avoidable Mortality since 1950 (Melbourne: G.M. Polya, 2007).

10. 'September 11 attacks', Wikipedia.

11. 'Study: Bush, aides made 935 false statements in run-up to war', CNN.

12. '9/11 Commission Report', Wikipedia.

13. 'USS Liberty incident', Wikipedia.


15. 'Experts: US did 9-11'.

16. J. Rusbridger and E. Nave, Betrayal at Pearl Harbor: How Churchill Lured Roosevelt into World War II (New York: Summit, 1991).

17. I.F. Stone, The Hidden History of the Korean War (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1952).

18. William Blum, Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower (Maine: Common Courage Press, 2000).

19. 'Ardeatine Massacre', Wikipedia.

20. Polya, 'Carbon Burning, Zionism & War Kill 1 Million Americans Yearly', Newsvine, 20 June, 2008.

21. Polya, '26 June UN Anti-Drugs Day: 1 Million Dead from US-backed Afghan Opium Industry, 200,000 (US), 11,900 (UK)', Bellaciao, 26 June, 2011.

22. Polya, 'George Soros - Bush America Needs De-Nazification', MWC News, 2007.

23. 'Iraqi Genocide, Iraqi Holocaust'.

24. 'Afghan Holocaust, Afghan Genocide'.

25. Polya, '26 June UN Anti-Drugs Day'.

26. '2006 Israel-Gaza conflict', Wikipedia.

27. 'Gaza War', Wikipedia.

28. Polya, 'Apartheid Israel Gaza Massacre', Countercurrents, 17 February, 2009.

29. William Cook, ed., The Plight of the Palestinians (London: Macmillan, 2010).

30. Stephen Lendman, 'Israel's Slow Motion Genocide in Occupied Palestine', Baltimore Chronicle, 26 November, 2008.



33. Polya, '"Hey, Hey, USA, How Many Kids Did You Kill Today?" Answer: 1,000?', Bellaciao, 1 May, 2009.

34. 'Biofuel Genocide'.

35. 'Climate Genocide'.

36. Polya, 'Country Analysis: World Must Get Zero Emissions at Present Rates in 20 Years, Australia 5, Bangladesh 139', Bellaciao, 11 June, 2001.

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  5. @Nobody — chopper
  6. Oh no! Idiot alert! — N
  7. Strawman — credulity
  8. @ nobody — credulity
  9. Handwaving — N
  10. get over it — engineer
  11. @chopper — credulity
  12. N — B
  13. Correction — N
  14. September 11th 2001 will always be relevant — Gareth
  15. Gareth — Credulity
  16. Controlled Demoliton — Truthers lie.
  17. It was corrected you bigotted reactionary — N
  18. science 101 — not a terrorist
  19. LMFAO — N
  20. OMG — not a terrorist
  21. N — Truthers lie.
  22. Welcome to the Idiot Troll Fest — N
  23. Hilarious. — Truthers lie.
  24. Controlled demolitions are impossible.......apparently — Credulity
  25. Hypothesis — Truthers lie.
  26. newtons law is the magic bullet — not a terrorist
  27. Cool Vid — Truthers Lie.
  28. The Idiot Troll Fest Continues..... — N
  29. @ N — Truthers lie.
  30. the truth is plain to see — armoured banana
  31. WTF?! — Dude!
  32. NIST's Model — N
  33. do it boy — anon
  34. Answer! — Truthers Lie.
  35. islamic terrorists did it — the real truth
  36. N — Truthers lie.
  37. Shear studs — Truthers Lie.
  38. On with the Troll Fest — N
  39. islam terrorists still did it — not a terrorist
  40. lol. — Dude!
  41. Debunkers are full of shit — N
  42. Studs. — Truthers lie.
  43. Dude is dumber than the straw men he puts up and then knocks down — N
  44. Oh dear oh dear — Dude!
  45. Lol — Truthers lie.
  46. Attention all 'Debunkers' — Socks
  47. Dude is hand waveing — N


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