Once the presidential
election is over, the tenant of the White House has only the right to manage
the day-to-day business. But just before the Federal Election Commission
announced the results of the election, President Donald Trump began an
unprecedented cleanup of the Pentagon.
U.S. press, always busy portraying him as an incompetent narcissist, does not
seem to think this is important. It presents him as playing golf.
However, he dismissed:
Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (replaced by Christopher Miller);
his chief of staff, Jen Stewart (replaced by Kash Patel);
the Director of Defense Policy, James Anderson (replaced by Anthony Tata);
Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security Joseph Kernan (replaced by Ezra Cohen-Watnick); and
Nato Liaison Officer Michael Ryan (replaced by Andrew Winternitz)
movement of personnel is easy to interpret: since the announcement by the major
media of an undivided victory of Joe Biden, the confessions of high-ranking
civil servants recounting the way they sabotaged years of Jacksonian politics
have multiplied  The ousted officials are suspected of
covering them and even plotting to overthrow President Trump. On the contrary,
the senior officials promoted are loyal to the current president and all share
the conviction of close ties between the Clinton and Obama presidencies and the
may seem far-fetched to talk about a foreign secret society in connection with
the US presidential election. This is not the case, however.
Patel would have pushed this reshuffle. Former assistant to Devin Nunes’
representative on the Intelligence Committee, he had played a role in
demonstrating the surveillance of Donald Trump by the Obama administration and
in Russiagate’s ineptitude . He was then appointed Deputy Assistant to
President Trump and Director of Counterterrorism at the National Security
Council. Of Indian origin, he knows the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in the
organization of Islamist attacks.
The new Secretary of Defense
is the former director of the Counterterrorism Center, Colonel Christopher
Miller. One can therefore assume that he has a thorough knowledge of the Muslim
new Director of Defence Policy is Brigadier General Anthony Tata. A former
commentator for Fox News, he has several times accused President Obama and the
Clintons of being the chief terrorists of jihadist networks. Carried away by
his momentum, he also accused the former director of the CIA, John O. Brennan,
of having hatched an assassination attempt on President Trump, which turned out
to be defamatory (but not the first claim). He will be assisted by Thomas
Williams, a former member of the National Security Council who was trained by Zbigniew
The new Under Secretary of
Defense for Intelligence and Security is Ezra Cohen-Watnick. He is a former
member of General Michael Flynn’s Military Intelligence team that fought against
the Muslim Brotherhood in the field. He has a reputation for refusing political
The new head of Europe and
NATO is Andrew Winternitz. This Japanese political scientist has already been
in charge of France at the Pentagon for several years. He is the only member of
the new team who has not had to fight against the Brotherhood.
This upheaval came very late:
for four years, Pentagon officials did everything they could to avoid applying
President Trump’s instructions and prolong the conflicts. Trump had given them
a great deal of leeway, which allowed them to act in other areas without fear
of a military coup d’état. In recent months, however, the general officers have
increasingly shown their willingness to use the health crisis to keep all politicians,
including President Trump, out of the public arena; an attitude in total
contradiction to the troops’ support for the Jacksonian president.
the positions of the various parties vis-à-vis the Muslim Brotherhood were a
criterion for this reshuffle. Given the close ties of the Obama (President
Barack and his half-brother Abon’go Malik) and Clinton (President Bill and
Secretary of State Hillary) families to the Brotherhood , everything suggests that these events are
linked to the current institutional crisis in the United States….
Jeffrey lied to President Trump for two years”, , 15 November 2020.
between the Obama administration and the Muslim Brotherhood“, , November 8, 2013. “Muslim
Brother Member of the National Security Council of the United States“, , June 25, 2014.
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