Reflections by the
Commander in Chief
THE IDEOLOGICAL WATERLOO
I have been working
on the many reflections that I have promised. One of
them deals with the main ideas of a book by Greenspan,
former chairman of the Federal Reserve, making use of
his own words. His book clearly reveals how imperialism
seeks to continue buying up the world’s natural and
human resources with perfumed paper bills.
Another idea I had consisted in
compelling certain individuals to confess the truth
about NATO’s war plans. I directly challenged Mr. Aznar
and brought pressures to bear on US leaders to have them
openly admit their responsibility in the empire’s wars.
Some of the documented evidence I presented had not been
Then the Ibero-American Summit was held
and hell broke loose there. Zapatero’s cowardly and
untimely remarks, his defense of Aznar, the King of
Spain's abrupt interjection, and the dignified response
of the President of Venezuela who, because of technical
problems, was unable to hear precisely what the King had
said, were an unambiguous display of the genocidal ways
and methods of the empire, its accomplices and the
anesthetized victims of the Third World.
Chávez' talents and debate skills came
to the fore in this tense atmosphere.
Aznar's twisted soul is best captured by
one of his pronouncements. When Chávez asked him what
fate was in store, in the neoliberal world, for poor
countries such as Haiti, he replied, verbatim: "Those
guys are screwed".
I know the Bolivarian leader well: he
never forgets the words he hears in direct conversation
I wrote a third reflection on the Ibero-American
Summit which I have yet to publish. I am publishing this
one, instead, on the eve of President Chávez’ trip to
Riad, Saudi Arabia, tomorrow, where he will participate
in the OPEC Summit.
Fidel Castro Ruz
November 15, 2007