I think what Gordon Duff is saying here is that: The whole of US government is a set-up. Completely controled by inside forces. That nothing in this control happens by accident. That everything that happens has a purpose for some dark force.
Many things we will never know. Many things cannot be known, it would be the end of their governmental control. The good people would not allow these things to continue.
The economy had been gutted and he was told the CIA and military would kill his entire family if he interfered in their drug cartel, which controlled not only Afghanistan, a war he had to keep going forever, but Mexico as well, a border that would be kept open at all costs.