under the southern cross I stand ...
Because he would not have said it if they had plans to do it. Or he meant what he said. Or they developed the plans after he came up with the idea. The statement means nothing.
Clearly you have no idea what you are talking about.
1. It was a threat.
2.The invasion happened.
3. The threat was carried out.
None of that is my opinion, it ls recorded history.
Now what other baseless opinions have you got for us?