Adopted as official policy in November by President Gerald Ford, NSSM outlined a covert plan to reduce population growth in those. On December 10, , it promulgated a top secret document entitled National Security Study Memorandum or NSSM, also called The Kissinger Report. Memorandum (NSSM), also called The Kissinger Report. NSSM’s strategies have resulted in regional population growth rates decelerating so.
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National Security Study Memorandum 200
Brent Scowcroft, who had by then replaced Kissinger as national security adviser kissinher same post Scowcroft was to hold in the Bush administrationwas put in charge of implementing the plan. It also raises the question of whether the US should consider preferential allocation of surplus food supplies to states deemed constructive in use of population control measures.
Even more serious is the consequence of major crop failures which are likely to occur from time to time. There were several measures that Kissinger advocated to deal with this alleged threat, most prominently, birth control and related population-reduction programs. Early life Gerald R. This article appeared as part of a feature in the December 8, issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
A second measure was curtailing food supplies to targetted states, in part to force compliance with birth control policies: It claimed kissiinger population growth in those states was especially worrisome, since it would quickly increase their relative political, economic, and military strength.
National Security Study Memorandum The bogus arguments that Kissinger advanced were not original.
This suggests a growing political and strategic role for Nigeria, at least in Africa. A kissjnger concern reiterated in the paper concerns the effect of population on starvation and famine.
World needs for food rise by 2. Since population growth is a major determinant of increases in food demand, allocation kssinger scarce PL resources should take account of what steps a country is taking in population control as well as food production.
Implications kisdinger Worldwide Population Growth for U. He also warned that “population growth rates are likely to increase appreciably before they begin to decline,” even if such measures were adopted. Security and Overseas Interests. Brent Scowcroft, who had by then replaced Kissinger as national security adviser the same post Scowcroft was to hold in the Bush administrationwas put in charge of implementing the plan.
Therefore, additions to food production must come mainly from higher yields. CIA Director Kissnger Bush was ordered to assist Scowcroft, as were the secretaries of state, treasury, defense, and agriculture.
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A second measure was curtailing food supplies to targetted states, in part to force compliance with birth control policies: Adopted as official policy in November by President Gerald Ford, NSSM outlined a covert plan to reduce population growth in those countries through birth control, and also, implicitly, war nsem famine. Ford Award Gerald R. Representative for MI-5 — The cause of that coming food deficit was not natural, however, but was a result of western financial policy: To read the entire NSSM document, click here.
It recommends for US kissiger to “influence national leaders” and that “improved world-wide support for population-related efforts should be sought through increased emphasis on mass media and nsssm population education and motivation programs by the UN, USIA, and USAID. Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U.
Kiasinger analytical section discusses projected world demographic trends and their influence on world food supply, minerals, and fuel. The policy recommendations is divided into two sections. It paid special attention to 13 “key countries” in which the United States had a “special political and strategic interest”: Kissinger also predicted a return of famines that could make exclusive reliance on birth control programs unnecessary.
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National Security Study Memorandum 200 (NSSM 200) – April 1974
One of his major sources was the Royal Commission on Population, which King George VI had created in “to consider what measures should be taken in the national interest to influence the future trend of population. Security and Overseas Interests.
It claimed that population growth in those states was especially worrisome, since it would quickly increase their relative political, economic, and military strength. Boyhood Home Gerald R. Implications of Worldwide Population Growth for U. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Thirteen countries are named in the report as particularly problematic with respect to US security interests: The countries are projected to create 47 percent of all world population growth.
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Ford Presidential Museum Gerald R. This article appeared as part of a feature in the December 8, issue of Executive Intelligence Review, and was circuclated extensively by the Schiller Insitute Food for Peace Movement. It looks at the relation between economic development in the least developed nations and investigates nsm implications of world population pressures on Jissinger national security. In these sensitive relations, however, it is important in style as well as substance to avoid the appearance of coercion.