Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Endgame Propaganda

In the 1980′s a man by the name of “Michael Young” was head of communications for Consolidated Gold Fields, a British mining company with significant assets in South Africa. At the request of ANC President Oliver Tambo, Young initiated a series of covert negotiations (whiskey-drinking sessions in English pubs) between representatives of the exiled ANC and the powerful Afrikaner elite (Broederbond) between 1986 and 1990. These secret meetings eventually led to the end of the apartheid system, the release of Nelson Mandela, and finally resulted in South Africa's first multi-racial election, which was won by the Communist-Marxist ANC.

Young was a speaker recently, on 6 March 2012, at the Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts, US, where he spoke about the secret talks that led to the fall of apartheid. Young’s story and the final days of apartheid in South Africa is also the subject of the 2009 British Film Endgame, based on the book The Fall of Apartheid by Robert Harvey.

Today Young is a specialist in conflict resolution and strategic evaluation. He is currently Chairman of Michael Young Associates, Ltd., which focuses on management counselling, conflict resolution, market positioning and management, regulatory practices, mergers and acquisitions, and bringing new ventures to market. Source

The people involved in those secret talks back then were a conglomeration of conspirators, traitors, double-agents, spies, and heavy boozers – yet, it’s becoming increasingly obvious that the masses are being conned into believing that the whole entire gang involved in those secret meetings were all heroes, and that what they were practising back then is called “diplomacy,” and not “treachery.”

There has been so much propaganda published about the fall of apartheid over the past 18 years, that it’s hard to compile a comprehensive list of them all. A noticeable peculiarity in most of these publications is how academics have distorted history by omitting vital truths. When facts are presented it is done selectively (lying by omission). The manner in which this is being done through repetition and dispersion thereof over a wide variety of media is sufficient proof that propaganda is at play here. In short - it basically boils down to a form of political warfare.

It cannot be mere coincidence that hardly five weeks after Michael Young’s discourse at the Harvard Law School, a new publication saw the light on 17 April 2012 called, “Endgame: Secret Talks and the End of Apartheid,” written by professor Willie Esterhuyse - a staunch critic of the system of apartheid, who was very active in enlisting other prominent Afrikaners to the anti-apartheid cause.

Professor Willie Esterhuyse

The fact of the matter is -- Esterhuyse was recruited as an agent for the National Intelligence Service (NIS) in the year 1987. Esterhuyse admitted this minor detail in his own words, in Afrikaans, when he stated: “My code name was Gert!” – (Afrikaans: “my kodenaam was Gert!”) -- See Beeld report here.

In this way, when Esterhuyse took around 20 Afrikaner academics to meet with the ANC in England in November 1987, in the first series of meetings that were to continue every few months until the middle 1990, a de facto arm’s length dialogue between the NIS and ANC was instituted. Thabo Mbeki headed the ANC delegations, and he was accompanied by senior figures such as Aziz Pahad and intelligence chief Jacob Zuma. Source: Sanders, Apartheid’s Friends, pp. 240-1; there is also a broadly consistent account in Allister Sparks, Tomorrow is Another Country.

Incidentally, Alister Sparks writes on page 86, in his book Tomorrow is Another Country”, that Prof. Willie Esterhuyse after those experiences taught his political science students that, “Negotiations do not always have to be formal; You can use Glenfiddich to solve a problem.”

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Esterhuyse was portrayed by William Hurt in the 2009 film Endgame. He is also the author of several propaganda-books (political and theological), including the 1981 book, Apartheid Must Die, published more than a decade before the country was handed over on a platter to a bunch of communists.

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Esterhuyse retired from Stellenbosch University in 2006. He continues to speak about the challenges (chaos) facing present day South Africa and is apparently writing another book about trust and confidence-building in bridging the racial divide. Besides the fact that “bridging the racial divide” is ironic if you think that the apartheid system initially tried to avoid a racial divide by implementing a system of separate development, I  truly doubt that books of this nature will create the desired result in the minds of the savages now living among us.

Now when is Mike Smith going to publish his Pandora Series in book form?

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