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Home Life - Washington Life - Holiday 2013
Zen Tranquility in Georgetown - Michael and Susan #Pillsbury transformed their historic Georgetown residence into a tranquil setting for an impressive collection of Asian art - http://issuu.com/washingtonlife/docs/home_life_wl_1213
Zen Tranquility in Georgetown - Michael and Susan Pillsbury transformed their historic Georgetown residence into a tranquil setting for an impressive collection of Asian art.
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http://swampland.time.com/2013/12/26/angle-of-attack/ - “....Every executive branch person I’ve been in the presence of, when asked. . .makes that point: `This has nothing to do with China,’ or `It’s not about China,’” Pillsbury said in May. “And if you come from a culture like the Chinese culture—in which deception is praised as one of the highest values in statesmanship—and you hear the United States’ executive branch say `This is not about China,’ you know it absolutely is about China.” #china   #michaelpillsbury  
A pair of new reports highlights where the U.S. and China are making their respective investments in each other’s backyard.
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Mr. Pillsbury I've read The Hundred year Marathon and I wanted to thank you for opening our eyes to the concept of Shi. As you point out we are losing the game and don't even know the game has begun. Author Richard Austin in his book The Coming of Armageddon - History's Longest Night claims he has proof that China is planning a surprise attack on Washington using a Hydrogen bomb on board  MH370 to make the attack untraceable. The plane is in Hunan. He explains how the Chinese even manipulated the pings on the plane to fool investigators.
  The ruinous war that lies ahead will involve nuclear weapons and is a key component of Mao Zedong's grandiose scheme to make China the dominant global power. This longstanding plan of extraordinary proportions has been carefully implemented over more than a half-century. It has four, principal elements:  1) acquire by guile and espionage the invaluable technology and capital of the West;  2) take over  the vast, water resources of the Tibetan highlands; 3) control the South China Sea including its shipping lanes; and  4) seize by force  the vast, Asian main land east of the Ural Mountains - the last, pristine  realm of significant portions on the face of the earth. In that regard notice can be taken of the enormous tunnel system in the China's mountainous, northern region that was begun under Mao and has continued to be expanded. It is estimated to be  large enough to contain almost all of the country's ground forces and much of their equipment. Also of note: during the last, two decades massive bomb shelters have been constructed in the bedrock beneath all of China's major cities. In addition, unoccupied "ghost cities" have been built throughout the country to replace those that undoubtedly will be lost during hostilities.       
            The upcoming war will likely commence with a stealth attack against the United States, the only significant obstacle to China fulfilling its ultimate ambition of world domination. The objective is not to initiate an additional war  that can't be won but instead prevent America from intervening in the coming struggle for supremacy on the Asian mainland. This attack will take a form no one expects and be attributed to others. If executed as planned, it could be very effective and produce catastrophic consequences for America and its citizens.    The ruinous war that lies ahead will involve nuclear weapons and is a key component of Mao Zedong's grandiose scheme to make China the dominant global power. This longstanding plan of extraordinary proportions has been carefully implemented over more than a half-century. It has four, principal elements:  1) acquire by guile and espionage the invaluable technology and capital of the West;  2) take over  the vast, water resources of the Tibetan highlands; 3) control the South China Sea including its shipping lanes; and  4) seize by force  the vast, Asian main land east of the Ural Mountains - the last, pristine  realm of significant portions on the face of the earth. In that regard notice can be taken of the enormous tunnel system in the China's mountainous, northern region that was begun under Mao and has continued to be expanded. It is estimated to be  large enough to contain almost all of the country's ground forces and much of their equipment. Also of note: during the last, two decades massive bomb shelters have been constructed in the bedrock beneath all of China's major cities. In addition, unoccupied "ghost cities" have been built throughout the country to replace those that undoubtedly will be lost during hostilities.       
            The upcoming war will likely commence with a stealth attack against the United States, the only significant obstacle to China fulfilling its ultimate ambition of world domination. The objective is not to initiate an additional war  that can't be won but instead prevent America from intervening in the coming struggle for supremacy on the Asian mainland. This attack will take a form no one expects and be attributed to others. If executed as planned, it could be very effective and produce catastrophic consequences for America and its citizens.  Here's an interview Mr. Austin did. After reading your book I realized it may be possible. Thanks for reading my message and I hope you'll enjoy the interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qdhl_dSs8AQ
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BEIJING — Chinese authorities declared Wednesday that the fiery vehicle crash in Tiananmen Square this week was a deliberately planned terrorist attack and said five men have been arrested for allegedly helping to plan it. http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/chinese-police-say-tiananmen-square-crash-was-premeditated-violent-terrorist-attack/2013/10/30/459e3e7e-4152-11e3-8b74-d89d714ca4dd_story.html #china   
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Here is a great video from the PBS NewsHour where Margaret Warner talks to former Reagan administration official Michael Pillsbury and The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss on what past endeavors by the United States to offer military aid to rebel movements can teach government officials today about providing weapons to the Syrian opposition. http://video.pbs.org/video/2365040465 #history #rebel #army #weapons  
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WASHINGTON — At the informal summit meeting between President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in California, both sides are trying to avoid the conflicts that can afflict relations between rising and established powers. China's main concern is that the new focus of U.S. foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific region - the so-called "pivot" - is aimed at containing China's rise. http://www.voanews.com/content/china-sees-threat-in-us-pivot-to-asia/1677768.html #china  
At the informal summit meeting between President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping in California, both sides are trying to avoid the conflicts that can afflict relations betwee...
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The sale of my book, The Hundred-Year Marathon, has been launched! Please check out the official book's website at http://thehundredyearmarathon.com to find declassified documents. #cia #china #michaelpillsbury  
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"Freya Rockefeller" is a false name for a retired county budget analyst 70 years old for  Santa Barbara county. Her real name is Freya Schultz. Using the Rockefeller name as a false credential,  Freya than  defames people on the Rockefeller family , calling one decent woman. my wife,  "a man who rapes other men." Such defamation is false but not only one . She has posted posted more than 10 thousand "tweets" with defamation and stalking and harassment. In spite of requests to stop, she refused.

She repeatedly claims i am an impostor and the real me is being tortured in a CIA prison under the control of Senator Rockefeller. This too is false and designed as  pure harassment. Freya claims a friend of hers Gayla Dishonor operates an illegal brother in Las Vegas..
 
Freya claims repeatedly to have a loaded gun to shoot any intruders. She frequently claims members of the family of Senator Jay Rockefeller who live in DC someone who arrive in Santa Barbara to threaten her. which is why she says she is so heavily armed and ready to shoot law enforcement. 

Freya further claims the Rockefellers owe her money. I alerted the Santa Barbara Police and judges so they can have been notified of her threats to Senator Rockefeller and his wife Sharon. One option is  legal determination of her sanity and whether an impaired person has the right  to continue to defame various individuals on line in light of the new Californian law on cyber stalking which has heavily penalties.; and the  loss of Freya's home and her arrest for illegally registered firearms.   
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Holders of “top secret” clearances are reinvestigated every five years; it’s 10 years for those with “secret” clearances, and 15 years for employees and contractors in the “confidential” category. http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/federal_government/panel-examines-tighter-security-clearance-procedures-in-wake-of-navy-yard-shootings/2013/10/30/e6b106f0-4195-11e3-a751-f032898f2dbc_story.html #securityclearance  
Congressional hearing looks at tightening clearance procedures after the Navy Yard mass shooting.
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“If they’re proved to be engaging in really illegal, exploitative behavior and deception, they promised they are not, this affects a lot of companies’ investment decisions to invest in China," said Michael Pillsbury, a senior fellow at The Hudson Institute. "It would probably affect our Congress.” http://newsle.com/article/0/83714798/ #china #espionage  
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As President Barack Obama meets with President Xi Jinping of China this weekend in California, much more is at stake than the media's preferred storyline about whether the two presidents will discard their formal talking points in favor of casual "shirtsleeves" conversation. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/06/07/do_two_dreams_equal_a_nightmare   #china  
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A longtime Defense Department official who has written two books on China
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Michael Pillsbury is a defense policy adviser, former government official and author of books and reports on China. Born in California in 1945, Pillsbury was educated at Stanford University (B.A. in History with Honors in Social Thought) and Columbia University (M.A., Ph.D.). Major academic advisers to Pillsbury at Columbia were Zbigniew Brzezinksi and Michel Oksenberg, who later played key roles in the Jimmy Carter administration on policy toward both China and Afghanistan. Pillsbury studied the art and practice of bureaucratic politics with Roger Hilsman, President John Kennedy’s intelligence director at the State Department and the author of Politics Of Policy Making In Defense and Foreign Affairs. At Stanford, Pillsbury’s academic mentor was Mark Mancall, author of two books on the influence of ancient traditions on Chinese foreign policy.

 

In 1969-1970 Pillsbury was the Assistant Political Affairs Officer at United Nations Headquarters, in 1971-72, he was a doctoral dissertation Fellow for the National Science Foundation in Taiwan, in 1973-1977, Pillsbury was an analyst at the Social Science Department at RAND, In 1978, Pillsbury was a research fellow at the Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard University.

 

During the Reagan administration, Dr. Pillsbury was the Assistant Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Planning and responsible for implementation of the program of covert aid known as the Reagan Doctrine.


In 1975-76, while an analyst at The RAND Corporation, Pillsbury published articles in Foreign Policy and International Security recommending that the United States establish intelligence and military ties with China. The proposal, publicly commended by Ronald Reagan, Henry Kissinger, and James Schlesinger, later became U.S. policy during the administrations of Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.


Pillsbury served on the staff of four U.S. Senate Committees from 1978-1984 and 1986-1991. As a staff member, Pillsbury drafted the Senate Labor Committee version of the legislation that enacted the U.S. Institute of Peace in 1984. He also assisted in drafting the legislation to create the National Endowment for Democracy and the annual requirement for a DOD report on Chinese Military Power.

 

In 1992, under President George H.W. Bush, Pillsbury was Special Assistant for Asian Affairs in the Office of the Secretary of Defense, reporting to Andrew W. Marshall, Director of Net Assessment.

Michael Pillsbury is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Pillsbury was a participant in three Presidential actions, according to public sources.

First was Pillsbury’s participation in President Jimmy Carter’s decision in 1979-80, as modified by President Ronald Reagan in 1981, to initiate military and intelligence ties with China. Pillsbury’s role has been discussed in three books and several media articles.

Second was Pillsbury’s participation in President Ronald Reagan’s decision under the Reagan Doctrine in 1986 to order the CIA to arm the Afghan resistance with Stinger missiles. Pillsbury’s role in this decision has been analyzed in at least five book length studies. George Crile states in Charlie Wilson’s War  (p. 419), “Ironically, neither [Gust] Avrakotos nor [Charlie] Wilson was directly involved in the decision and claims any credit.”

Third was the Pillsbury’s participation in drafting President George W. Bush’s annual defense report sent by the Pentagon to Congress on Chinese Military Power in 2002-2008. 

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  • Columbia University
    1980
  • Stanford University
    1966
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