Inside the Secret, Strange Origins of Steve Bannon’s Nationalist Fantasia | Vanity Fair

Bannon’s reading eventually led him to the work of René Guénon, an early-20th-​­century French occultist and metaphysician who was raised a Roman Catholic, practiced Freemasonry, and later became a Sufi Muslim who observed the Sharia. There are many forms of traditionalism in religion and philosophy. Guénon developed a philosophy often called “Traditionalism” (capital “T”), a form of anti-modernism with precise connotations.

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Bannon Down, Pentagon Up, Neocons In? | Jim Lobe

The apparent and surprisingly abrupt demise in Steve Bannon’s influence offers a major potential opening for neoconservatives, many of whom opposed Trump’s election precisely because of his association with Bannon and the “America Firsters,” to return to power after so many years of being relegated to the sidelines. Bannon’s decline suggest that he no longer wields the kind of veto power that prevented the nomination of Elliott Abrams as deputy secretary of state. Moreover, the administration’s ongoing failure to fill key posts at the undersecretary, assistant secretary, and deputy assistant secretary levels across the government’s foreign-policy apparatus provides a veritable cornucopia of opportunities for aspiring neocons who didn’t express their opposition to the Trump campaign too loudly.

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The uprising against the modern world of Steve Bаnnon | Alexander Dugin

The fact that Trump quickly betrayed everyone, does not have a decisive significance for the ideological fate of the world. Maybe now he, and not the bloody Hilary, will be last drop that will finish the imperial overgrowth of the US and bury this globalist monster. There is nothing personal – sooner or later the power of the Swamp, which drained Trump, will collapse. But the fact that Trump’s ideas (that is, essentially the “Bannonite” program) provoked such a strong support of old-Americans, is of decisive importance. Bannon through Trump has challenged the globalist elites and found such understanding and support in the American people, that show – the People is ready to awake from liberal sleep.

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