by Michele Steinberg
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August 16, 2008 (LPAC)—The following article will appear in the next upcoming issue of Executive Intelligence Review:
In the days following the Aug. 7 invasion of South Ossetia by Mikhail Saakashvili's Georgia, which brought the world to the brink of World War III, the silence was deafening from the ruling circles of the British Empire, most notably the newly minted Baron Malloch-Brown, of St. Leonard's Forest in the County of West Sussex, otherwise known as Mark Malloch Brown, Britain's State Minister for Africa, Asia, and the United Nations in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO).
There was good reason for the silence: Saakashvili is a wholly owned test-tube baby of the British Empire, created in 2004 by the duo of billionaire speculator and Nazi collaborator George Soros, and Malloch Brown, And, by tracking the records of the UN Development Programme (UNDP) which Malloch Brown administered, and Soros's Open Society Institute and its offshoots, the proverbial check stubs that created the phony ``Democracy Revolution'' will be found.
On Aug. 9, Lyndon LaRouche condemned Soros for the Georgia operation, and warned: ``If you want a preview of what the United States would be like under a President Obama, just look at Georgia's recent actions. Georgian President Saakashvili, like Barack Obama, is owned by the same British godfather--George Soros.'' LaRouche asked: ``Would Soros's man Obama be another Dick Cheney if he got into office?''
LaRouche was more than right--Malloch Brown is the liaison between 10 Downing Street and Obama, courtesy of Soros (see following article).
Malloch Brown, a life-long British plant at the United Nations, is not only a ``collaborator'' of Soros; he was Soros's business partner: vice chairman of the Quantum Fund hedge fund, and vice president of Soros' global empire, the Open Society Institute, immediately before coming home in mid-2007 to his British mother.
- `Moloch' Brown: The Empire's Coup Man -
Like Soros, Malloch Brown is the enemy of the very concept of the sovereign nation-state; he has been in the business of overthrowing governments since 1986, when he became the head of the international section of an aggressive, and controversial, U.S. political consulting firm, Sawyer Miller, from where he advised the Presidential campaign of Corazon Aquino in the Philippines. He boasts that he helped Aquino unseat President Ferdinand Marcos, who was overthrown in 1986. In 1990, he represented the Presidential campaign of Peruvian fascist, ``his old friend,'' novelist Mario Varga Llosa, a drug legalization advocate and Soros favorite, who lost the 1990 election after proposing a vicious austerity program to cut the living standards of Peru's lower classes. Sawyer Miller also helped promote the Dalai Lama against China.
After Sawyer Miller, Malloch Brown spent the next 17 years at the World Bank and the United Nations, forming a deep, but secretive relationship with Soros.
In April 2007, the Financial Times reported that ``Sir Mark will also serve as vice-chairman of the billionaire philanthropist's Open Society Institute, which promotes democracy and human rights, particularly in eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union.''
The Financial Times added, in a May 1, 2007 article, that, ``In a letter to shareholders in his Quantum hedge funds, Mr. Soros said Sir Mark would provide advice on a variety of issues to him and his two sons, who now run the company on a day-to-day basis. With his extensive international contacts, Malloch Brown will help create opportunities for [Soros Fund Management] and the fund around the world....''
Malloch Brown is secretive about his finances--he lists only his government salary of about $160,000 on financial disclosure forms. For a bit of comparison, note that Soros gained billions of dollars heading the Quantum Fund in recent years. How much Malloch Brown made in partnership with Soros is not something he will talk about.
Malloch Brown enhances his meager government salary, however, with a government-subsidized home in London known as the ``Admiralty House,'' which is valued at about 7.76 million British pounds, according to the British government. Both the Spectator and the Times of London have written exposes on Malloch Brown's sweetheart deal, where the rent is over $300,000 per year, and for which he ``leapfrogged'' over 20 higher-ranking Cabinet members to get the perk. The price Malloch Brown demanded, to leave Soros's Quantum Fund was a fat portfolio covering the entire world, a peerage (he is now a British Lord), the right to attend Cabinet meetings, and the luxurious home.
The subsidized home deal is identical to the arrangement which Malloch Brown enjoyed during his years as head of the UNDP (1999-2005); in 2006, he became Deputy Secretary General of the UN, and lived in New York. There he was a tenant on Soros's five-acre estate in Katonah, for which the UN paid $120,000 a year--about 20% below the previous tenant's rent. When questioned about the deal by a reporter, Malloch Brown stormed out of the interview, exclaiming, ``I am doing God's work!'' He also accused reporters of having a secret agenda when they tried to raise other questions about his financial relationship with Soros.
For the first time, EIR has pieced together the decades-long operations of the duo. Like H.G. Wells's ``Open Conspiracy,'' the British Empire's use of these two has been hidden in plain view. But it was not until the flight-forward by their golem, Saakashvili, that the scope of their operations came into focus.
- Godfathers of the `Rose Revolution' - From early on, provocations against Russia, and destabilization of the Balkans and Central Eurasia have been their joint focus. In 1993, Malloch Brown joined a group organized by Soros that travelled to Serbia and Bosnia, to advise the billionaire on how to best spend a $50 million grant to ``rebuild'' the country, after the British-orchestrated war had destroyed it. In the late 1990s, Soros had funded the street thug apparatus Otpor, that boasts of having toppled Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic in 2000. Soros's network later used the experienced Serbian mob-controllers to create the ``democracy shocktroops'' for the ``Rose Revolution'' in Georgia that put Saakashvili into power, and the ``Orange Revolution'' in Ukraine.
Malloch Brown and Soros held a joint press conference in Monterrey, Mexico in 2002, under the auspieces of a conference on globalism, to announce plans on how use UN funds, integrated with private funding from Soros and company, to control the economies and policies of Third World countries. Soros was not there as a philanthropist--his usual cover--he was there as president and chairman of the Soros Management Fund, another notorious hedge fund.
There would be no Saakashvili regime today without George Soros and Malloch Brown. Even in 2001, Saakashvili was a Soros-financed operative. In January 2004, at the annual economic summit in Davos, Switzerland, Soros, Malloch Brown, and Saakashvili gave a press conference where they announced a $1.5 million gift to Saakashvili--two-thirds from Soros's Open Society Institute, and one-third from the UNDP. The funds were to be for a ``Governance Reform Program'' for Georgia, of which the main project was payoffs--a ``Salary Supplement Fund,'' for which Malloch Brown arranged millions more.
Malloch Brown's UNDP bluntly described how he and Soros would, in effect, not only give money, but would stack the Georgia government with the ``skilled professionals'' they would pick. The UNDP report says that Georgia ``lacked the skilled professionals needed to design and execute sweeping reforms ... the state lacked the resources to pay salaries'' that might lure the kind of globalist operatives that Soros and Malloch Brown wanted there.
So, continued the UNDP report, ``Working in close partnership with billionaire philanthropist George Soros, UNDP moved swiftly.... Speed was recognized as crucial to success. Even before Mr. Saakashvili was sworn into office, UNDP and Mr. Soros' Open Society Institute (OSI) had agreed upon the creation of a new initiative to help the new administration secure the staff and expertise it needed.'' The payment of supplemental salaries to Saakashvili and top government officials--continued for three years, and Saakashvili himself admitted its importance at a Washington, D.C., press conference in early 2004, when asked about his financial dependence on Soros.
Saakashvili said: ``Now regarding George Soros's contribution, this is primarily UNDP Fund: United Nations Development Program Fund to fund capacity building for Georgian government, and George Soros will not be the only contributor. We said we expect, as we already have pledges from a number of other contributions. We only have at this moment, two million dollars contributed by UNDP and Soros, but we have some other pledges, we need at least eight million dollars already this year and we will need some more for the next year.... Soros played a good role in bolstering democratic processes in Georgia. He was very instrumental for many NGOs in their development, and I think there is nothing bad about that, wrong about that.''
Malloch Brown's UNDP report even boasted that this funding had provoked ``Russian President Vladimir Putin ... to chide Mr. Saakashvili that he was on Mr. Soros' payroll.'' By 2006, the UNDP reports, the salary supplements were over $1 million per month.
With these funds, Soros and Malloch Brown stacked the Saakashvili regime with British agents. Ongoing research by EIR has thus far identified the following British and Soros stooges in the current government of Georgia:
* Prime Minister Vladimer ``Lado'' Gurgenidze, a British empire banker, citizen of the United Kingdom. Born 1970 in Tbilisi, he began work in 1997 for the Anglo-Dutch giant bank ABN AMRO, living in London 1998-2003. In 1997-98 he directed the bank's corporate finance operations in Russia and neighboring countries. Among the ABN AMRO conquests was its ``twinning project'' ensnaring the Bank of Georgia, which had been privatized in 1994-95. From 1998-2000, Gurgenidze was ABN AMRO's director and head of mergers and acquisitions in the emerging European markets. After the Soros/UNDP project, he was hired for the Georgia government, bringing in a management team from ABN AMRO and other British-connected banks. He was appointed prime minister and head of the government in November 2007.
* Head of the National Security Council Alexander Lomaia, a longtime top executive of Soros operations in Georgia, now overseeing the country's military operations. He was executive director of the Open Society Georgia Foundation in 2003-04, where he ``directed the foundation's operational grant-making and administrative activities, and fulfillment of its annual overall budget of more than $2,500,000.'' During the same time he was regional director for the former Soviet Union for the Open Society Institute's ``Democracy Coalition Project.'' This operation aims to turn the former countries of the Soviet Union against Russia.
* Chairman of Georgia Parliament's Committee for Eurointegration, David Darchiashvili, is the former executive director of the Open Society Georgia Foundation. He had worked for the Soros-dominated NGO networks since 1992, primarily in the Caucasus Institute for Peace, Democracy and Development, a ``partner institution'' to the Soros Open Society Institute. Darchiashvili was executive director of the Open Society Georgia Foundation in the period (approximately) 2006-07, when Saakashvili ``won'' his second election, amidst accusations of repression and dirty tricks against his opposition.
- Soros Thugs on the Streets of Tblisi -
From 1994 to 2004, Soros's various projects and sub-projects of the Open Society Institute, including the Central Eurasian Project (CEP) and the Open Society Georgia Foundation, spent about $40 million to topple former Georgia President Eduard Shevardnadze.
But installing the Saakashvili-British government didn't reach fruition until early in 2003, when Soros began a full operation to activate the ``democracy'' shock troops. The Canadian daily Globe and Mail provided a vivid account in November 2003:
``Dateline Tbilisi--It was back in February that billionaire financier George Soros began laying the brickwork for the toppling of Georgian President Eduard Shevardnadze.
``That month, funds from his Open Society Institute sent a 31-year-old Tbilisi activist named Giga Bokeria to Serbia to meet with members of the Otpor (Resistance) movement and learn how they used street demonstrations to topple dictator Slobodan Milosevic. Then, in the summer, Mr. Soros's foundation paid for a return trip to Georgia by Otpor activists, who ran three-day courses teaching more than 1,000 students how to stage a peaceful revolution.
``Last weekend, the Liberty Institute that Mr. Bokeria helped found was instrumental in organizing the street protests that eventually forced Mr. Shevardnadze to sign his resignation papers.'' Bokeria says it was in Belgrade that he learned his Jacobin trade.
But EIR had revealed that Saakashvili was already a Soros agent in 2001. In November 2003, right after Shevardnaze was toppled, EIR reported, in an article by Roman Bessonov, entitled, ``Georgia: Soros, Stalin, and a Gallon of Wine'':
``On Sept. 18, 2001, Justice Minister Michael Saakashvili arrived at the Parliament of Georgia with a pack of photos, depicting luxurious mansions owned by top police officials. Meanwhile, mass media reported that his flat was visited by `unidentified persons,' who tried to steal some documentation. This added heat to the media scandal, portraying the ambitious minister as a target of organized crime and corruption, and initiating his ascent to the exceptional popularity he enjoys today.
``The engineers of his career had studied the psychology and moods of the Georgians--and not only Georgians. In a similar way, `anti-corruption careers' were made in other transitional or Third World countries, from Mexico to the Philippines. The Georgian brew was cooked to a recipe tested many times before, especially where luxury and misery live side by side, and the physical economy is ruined....
``Saakashvili resigned as Justice Minister, with complaints that the state leadership (to which he owed his party and government career), was impeding implementation of his demagogic National Anti-Corruption Plan. This project had received ample attention from megaspeculator George Soros, who promised assistance in the effort to cleanse the Georgian establishment. Soros appreciated the earlier reform of the law enforcement bodies, whereby the Penitentiary Authority was transferred from the Internal Affairs Ministry to the Ministry of Justice....
``But that was not enough for the megaspeculator: The next step was supposed to be a sound whipping of the Georgian police, replacing its top cadres with `decent persons' selected by him and Saakashvili.''
Soros's role in the ``new'' police force, continued Bessonov, ``may explain the unexpectedly easy surrender of the police to the crowd under the Crusaders' banners, on Nov. 21 . For the whole period from September 2001 till November 2003, Saakashvili was under ardent tutelage from George Soros. The latter's Open Society Georgia Foundation co-founded the Liberty Institute of Georgia, and launched a `youth assistance program.' Its young disciples were promptly organized into a movement entitled Kmara! (Enough!), which took lessons in organizing protest actions from professionals in former Yugoslavia and Ukraine.
``The broad-shouldered young guys in leather jackets, who mounted the tribune of the Parliament on Saturday, Nov. 22, smashing tables and chairs, belonged to Kmara! As the BBC's correspondent said, these persons `hissed out' the elected President from the Parliament building. The social-populist phraseology of Saakashvili and the choice of Gori as launch-place for the decisive move into Tbilisi, represent nothing new in this sort of `regime change' operation. Anywhere George Soros appeared in the post-Soviet area, he would mimic the character of the local protest mood. In Lviv, Ukraine, his magazine Derzhavnist (Statehood) introduced the idea of ``Ukraine as the Fourth Rome,'' and published an article saying that the execution of Jews in Babiy Yar, near Kiev, in 1941, was actually an execution of Ukrainian patriots by Jewish commissars. The local Jewish community was shocked ... but such details have never bothered Soros....
``It was St. George's day on Sunday, Nov. 23,  when Shevardnadze resigned. George Soros' day was celebrated with gallons of wine in the central squares of Tbilisi.''
Soros's shock troops also ran the streets in the Ukraine ``Orange Revolution,'' and he tried the same scenario, unsuccessfully, throughout the Commonwealth of Independent States. It is high time that all Soros operations in these countries were shut down, in the interest of defending sovereignty.