December 11, 2011- Hosts Ron Frasier and Ken Kuenzie talked with Bruce Thatcher about his book and who might be adamant aggressors that America should be concerned about. Thatcher suggested we can find them in Asia -- Middle East, North Korea and China.
The Salafi jihadi muslims of Al Qaeda led by Osama bin Ladin seek to establish worldwide caliphate. (The last caliphate begun with the Ottoman Empire was abolished by Mustafa Kemal Attaturk when he established Turkey in 1924.)
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (ka may’ nee) leads shares the Al Qaeda goal, including imposition of Sharia law world-wide.
Members of Saudi Arabia’s House of Saud (Salafi muslims). Dominant sect in that country is Saudi wahhabism, which maintains Sharia there and channels financial support for imams sent to America (and elsewhere).
North Korea’s Kim Jon Il is certainly an adamant aggressor re South Korea.
After taking control of China, Mao Zedong absorbed Tibet in 1959. Since then, China’s leaders give signs of seeking dominance in various areas – some territory (Taiwan), some economic (ala Japan’s 1940 Greater East Asia Co-prosperity Sphere).
Check out general information on Bruce Thatcher, award-winning author of Rise and Decline: Where We Are and What We Can Do About It, Immigration: How to Avoid its Perils and Make it Work, and Adamant Aggressors: How to Recognize and Deal With Them.
You can also read a more detailed biography of him here, 'In His Words'.