Friday, December 6, 2013
PEARL HARBOR ATTACK: THE GREAT DECEPTION
To better understand why events such as September 11, 2001 are allowed to happen, one can look all the way back to December 1941.
On the evening of December 5, 1941, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the president of the United States, received a message intercepted by the U.S. Navy. Sent from Tokyo to the Japanese embassy in Washington, the message was encrypted in the top-level Japanese "purple code."
But that was no problem. The Americans had cracked the code long before that. It was imperative that the president see the message right away because it revealed that the Japanese, under the heavy pressure of Western economic sanctions, were terminating relations with the United States.
Roosevelt read the thirteen-part transmission, looked up and announced, "This means war."
He then did a very strange thing for a president in his situation. NOTHING.