This is the letter from the Papal Nuncio in Washington DC responding to the second draft of the proposed letter to the Most Holy Father, and the email response from Robert Steele. The Nuncio’s reaction is completely reasonable, but overlooks the importance of achieving God’s will on Earth as in Heaven in the context of the Pope’s ecumenical vision, the doubling of the Muslim population, and the peaking of the Muslim youth bulge at a time when the legitimacy of most governments is in question, particularly in the Middle East.
The email response:
Thank you. I’m off to Rome, you can see the letter that was delivered in Rome this morning at the following URL: http://www.tinyurl.com/Assisi-Intelligence.
For various reasons, including my own lack of clarity in the earlier drafts, the absence in your mission of a deep understanding of what is proposed, and our being unable to meet before my going to Rome this evening, your mission has–I say this with humility and respect–completely missed the point.
I hope the final letter makes the objectives clearer. No gathering of religious leaders is proposed, only staff gatherings in preparation to support the planned gathering. I believe the final letter is much clearer.
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PERSONAL FOR THE SECRETARY GENERAL, 20 Dec 12
In 2003 citizen Timothy Deal tried to help the Administration with this idea. He never heard back.
This is the cover letter to the US Government official most responsible for thinking about the National Information Infrastructure (NII) and the security of that infrastructure. Three “top guns,” one of the the foremost authority in the public arena, another the foremost expert on these matters advising the National Security Agency (NSA) all agreed on the need, in 1994, for a $1 billion a year program.
Today (Fall 2009) NSA has asked for $12 billion a year, and they are not letting on that the real reason they are building their own power plant is because the Chinese have mastered the art of riding the public electrical grid into any computer running on public electricity. Below is the letter from Winn Schwartau, on the left, and on the right, the document that cross-walks the expert recommendations, all ignored.
UPDATE OF 19 DECEMBER 2016:
Both Bill Caelli and Winn Schwartau have new books coming out in 2017, the bottom line of which is that we can indeed secure cyberspace, but it requires that governments and the providers of communications and computing software and hardware have integrity — not the case today. Below is the concept Robert Garigue (RIP) and Robert Steele developed in 1997. No one has implemented this to date.
This was faxed to John Deutch when he was DCI. It probably made it to his desk only to be dismissed as it was not from anyone remotely associated with power or money. This was the beginning of our realization, articulated in 1997 for the US Institute for Peace, that those with power know too little, and those with knowledge have no power.
Since then we have also determined that too many senior executives in both government and business leave the sorting of incoming mail to interns and the lowest paid receptionist–there is no “intelligence” at the front end of the enterprise that can identify and flag “weak signals.”
Even when writing to the top 2000 people in America across roughly 15 segments, we discovered that even the most sensible attempt to engage, absent a “hook” that is already entrenched, tends to fail.
DOC (9 Pages): 1993 Steele Fax to DCI John Deutch
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