That Is Documented In An Obscure Pentagon Document From 1992 Which Provided A Blueprint For The ‘War On Terror.’
When excerpts of the document first appeared in the New York Times in March 1992, it created quite a stir. One influential Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee was appalled by its ambition, denouncing it as “literally a ‘Pax Americana.’ A global security system where threats to stability are suppressed or destroyed by U.S. military power.”
Indeed, the draft Defense Planning Guidance, or DPG, which set forth the underlying elements of America’s grand strategy through the end of the century, was stunning in its vision for permanent American military dominance of virtually all of Eurasia — to be achieved by “deterring potential competitors from even aspiring to a larger regional or global role” and by preempting, using whatever means necessary, states believed to be developing weapons of mass destruction.
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