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NOTE: Photos are now available of the wreckage from the Malaysian airliner crash. Notice the extensive debris and the large section of fuselage. You are observing remains of an airliner that was hit with a missile at 33,000 feet and fell to impact land. Remember, no such debris was present at the site where the airliner is alleged to have hit the Pentagon and at the alleged crash site in Pennsylvania of the 4th 9/11 hijacked airliner. Give that some thought. No doubt but that the 9/11 Commission will conclude that only Malaysian airliners leave debris.

The unilateral US sanctions announced by Obama on July 16 blocking Russian weapons and energy companies access to US bank loans demonstrate Washington’s impotence. The rest of the world, including America’s two largest business organizations, turned their backs on Obama. The US Chamber of Commerce and the National Association of Manufacturers placed ads in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post protesting US sanctions. NAM said that the manufacturer’s association is “disappointed that the US is extending sanctions in increasingly unilateral ways that will undermine US commercial engagement.” Bloomberg reported that “meeting in Brussels, leaders of the European Union refused to match the US measures.”

In attempting to isolate Russia, the White House Fool has isolated Washington.

The sanctions will have no effect on the Russian companies. The Russian companies can get more bank loans than they need from China, or from France and Germany.

The three traits that define Washington–arrogance, hubris, and corruption–make Washington a slow learner. Arrogant people wallowing in hubris are incapable of learning. When they encounter resistance they respond with bribes, threats, and coercion. Diplomacy requires learning ability, but Washington left diplomacy years ago and relies on force.

Consequently, with its sanctions Washington is undermining its own power and influence. Sanctions are encouraging countries to withdraw from the dollar payments system that is the foundation of US power. Christian Noyer, Governor of the Bank of France and a member of the European Central Bank’s Governing Council, said that Washington’s sanctions are driving companies and countries out of the dollar payments system. The huge sum extorted from the French bank, BNP Paribus, for doing business with countries disapproved by Washington makes clear the increased legal risks that arise from using the dollar when Washington makes the rules.

Washington’s attack on the French bank was the occasion for many to remember the numerous past sanctions and to contemplate future sanctions, such as those that loom for Germany’s Commerzbank. A movement to diversify the currencies used in international trade is inevitable. Noyer pointed out that trade between Europe and China does not need to use the dollar and can be fully paid in Euros or Renminbi.

The phenomenon of US rules expanding to all US dollar-denominated transactions around the world is accelerating the movement away from the dollar payment system. Some countries have already arranged bilateral agreements with trading partners to make their trade payments in their own currencies. The BRICS are establishing new payment methods independently of the dollar and are setting up their own International Monetary Fund to finance trade imbalances.

The US dollar’s exchange value depends on its role in the international payments system. As this role shrivels, so will demand for dollars and the dollar’s exchange value. Inflation will enter the US economy via import prices, and already hard-pressed Americans will experience more compression of their living standards.

In the 21st century distrust has been growing of Washington. Washington’s lies, such as Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction,” “Assad’s use of chemical weapons,” and “Iranian nukes” are recognized as lies by other governments. The lies were used by Washington to destroy countries and to threaten others with destruction, keeping the world in constant turmoil. Washington delivers no benefit that offsets the turmoil that Washington inflicts on everyone else. Washington’s friendship requires complying with Washington’s demands, and governments are concluding that Washington’s friendship is not worth the high cost.

The NSA spy scandal and Washington’s refusal to apologize and desist has deepened the distrust of Washington by its own allies. World polls show that other countries regard the US as the greatest threat to peace. The American people themselves have no confidence in their government. Polls show that a large majority of Americans believe that politicians, the presstitute media, and private interest groups such as Wall Street and the military/security complex rig the system to serve themselves at the expense of the American people.

Washington’s empire is beginning to crack, a circumstances that will bring desperate action from Washington. Today (July 17) I heard a BBC news report on National Public Radio about a Malaysian airliner being shot down in Ukraine. The reporting might have been honest, but it sounded like a frame-up of Russia and the Ukrainian “separatists.” As the BBC solicited more biased opinions, the broadcast ended with a report from social media that separatists had brought down the airliner with a Russian weapon system.

No one on the program wondered what the separatists had to gain by shooting down an airliner. Instead, the discussion was whether once Russian responsibility was established, would this force the EU to endorse tougher US sanctions against Russia. The BBC was following Washington’s script and heading the story where Washington wanted it to go.

The appearance of a Washington operation is present. All the warmongers were ready on cue. US Vice President Joe Biden declared that the airliner was “blown out of the sky.” It was “not an accident.” Why would a person without an agenda be so declarative prior to having any information? Clearly, Biden was not implying that it was Kiev that blew the airliner out of the sky. Biden was at work in advance of the evidence blaming Russia. Indeed, the way Washington operates, it will pile on blame until it needs no evidence.

Senator John McCain jumped on the supposition that there were US citizens aboard to call for punitive actions against Russia before the passenger list and the cause of the airliner’s fate are known.

The “investigation” is being conducted by Washington’s puppet regime in Kiev. I think we already know what the conclusion will be.

ORDER IT NOW

The probability is high that we are going to have more fabricated evidence, such as the fabricated evidence presented by US Secretary of State Colin Powell to the UN “proving” the existence of the non-existent Iraqi “weapons of mass destruction.” Washington has succeeded with so many lies, deceptions and crimes that it believes that it can always succeed again.

At this time as I write, we have no reliable information about the airliner, but the Roman question always pertains: “Who benefits?” There is no conceivable motive for separatists to shoot down an airliner, but Washington did have a motive–to frame-up Russia–and possibly a second motive. Among the reports or rumors there is one that says Putin’s presidential plane flew a similar route to that of the Malaysian airliner within 37 minutes of one another. This report has led to speculation that Washington decided to rid itself of Putin and mistook the Malaysian airliner for Putin’s jet. RT reports that the two airplanes are similar in appearance. http://rt.com/news/173672-malaysia-plane-crash-putin/

Before you say Washington is too sophisticated to mistake one airliner for another, keep in mind that when Washington shot down an Iranian airliner over Iranian air space, the US Navy claimed that it thought the 290 civilians that it murdered were in an Iranian fighter jet, a F-14 Tomcat fighter, a US-made fighter that was a mainstay of the US Navy. If the US Navy cannot tell its own workhorse fighter aircraft from an Iranian airliner, clearly the US can confuse two airliners that the RT report shows appear very similar.

During the entire BBC frame-up of Russia, no one mentioned the Iranian passenger airliner that the US “blew out of the sky.” No one put sanctions on Washington.

Whatever the outcome of the Malaysian airliner incident, it demonstrates a danger in Putin’s soft policy toward Washington’s ongoing hard intervention in Ukraine. Putin’s decision to respond with diplomacy instead of with military means to Washington’s provocations in Ukraine gave Putin a winning hand, as evidenced by the opposition to Obama’s sanctions by the EU and US business interests. However, by not bringing a quick forceable end to the Washington-sponsored conflict in Ukraine, Putin has left the door open for the devious machinations in which Washington specializes.

If Putin had accepted the requests of the former Russian territories in eastern and southern Ukraine to rejoin Mother Russia, the Ukrainian imbroglio would have come to an end months ago, and Russia would not be running risks of being framed-up.

Putin did not get the full benefit of refusing to send troops into the former Russian territories, because Washington’s official position is that Russian troops are operating in Ukraine. When facts do not support Washington’s agenda, Washington disposes of the facts. The US media blames Putin as the perpetrator of violence in Ukraine. It is Washington’s accusation, not any known facts, that is the basis for the sanctions.

As there is no act too dastardly for Washington to undertake, Putin and Russia could become victims of a devious machination.

Russia seems hypnotized by the West and motivated to be included as a part of the West. This desire for acceptance plays into Washington’s hands. Russia does not need the West, but Europe needs Russia. One option for Russia is to tend to Russian interests and wait for Europe to come courting.

The Russian government should not forget that Washington’s attitude toward Russia is formed by the Wolfowitz Doctrine which states:

“Our first objective is to prevent the re-emergence of a new rival, either on the territory of the former Soviet Union or elsewhere, that poses a threat on the order of that posed formerly by the Soviet Union. This is a dominant consideration underlying the new regional defense strategy and requires that we endeavor to prevent any hostile power from dominating a region whose resources would, under consolidated control, be sufficient to generate global power.”

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. “This report has led to speculation that Washington decided to rid itself of Putin and mistook the Malaysian airliner for Putin’s jet. ”

    That’s mere propaganda from the Russians, of a especially stupid kind.
    I’m fairly critical of US foreign policy (and somewhat anti-American to be honest) but criticising US imperial ambitions doesn’t mean the Russians aren’t bastards as well (they’re hated for a reason in large parts of Eastern Europe). Putin went too far with his armed meddling in Eastern Ukraine and now this has resulted in the massacre of almost 300 innocent people who had nothing whatsoever to do with all this Ukraine idiocy. Russia will have to pay for this.

    • Replies: @22pp22
  2. Matra says:

    That’s mere propaganda from the Russians, of a especially stupid kind.

    I thought Russians used to be good at propaganda. Now they are just embarrassing themselves.

  3. MarkU says:

    @ German_reader

    “Putin went too far with his armed meddling in Eastern Ukraine” – Repeated assertion does not constitute evidence nor will it ever do so.

    “and now this has resulted in the massacre of almost 300 innocent people who had nothing whatsoever to do with all this Ukraine idiocy.”

    How exactly are the Russians responsible when the Kiev junta shoots down a civilian aircraft? The Ukrainian ‘government’ have means, motive and opportunity for the crime in question, the separatists have none of those. It takes a very powerful surface to air missile system to hit an aircraft at the height in question, the separatists do not possess such a system.

    @Matra

    “I thought Russians used to be good at propaganda. Now they are just embarrassing themselves.”

    And unsupported ad hominem attacks with the inherent presumption of Russian culpability are the way forward in your opinion?

    • Replies: @bossel
  4. navionpa says:

    There’s evidence that the video uploaded by the Ukies, yesterday, was originally made on 7-16.

    Like Mr Roberts say’s, who benefits???

  5. “Putin went too far with his armed meddling in Eastern Ukraine and now this has resulted in the massacre of almost 300 innocent people who had nothing whatsoever to do with all this Ukraine idiocy. Russia will have to pay for this.”

    While they are paying, remind Washington to pay for the 100,000 innocent Iraqi civilians that died as a result of its invasion of Iraq.

  6. Don’t forget that the CIA and Brennan are really calling the shots in Kiev.

  7. Escher says:

    Putin is being transformed into the Saddam of the 2nd decade of this benighted century. Can we now expect to hear of nukes being supplied to the rebels by Russia?

  8. “While they are paying, remind Washington to pay for the 100,000 innocent Iraqi civilians that died as a result of its invasion of Iraq.”

    I was strongly opposed to the 2003 Iraq war. But you can acknowledge that US foreign policy is run by clueless sociopaths and still be shocked at Putin’s playing with fire.

  9. 22pp22 says:
    @German_reader

    The Russians are not the only ones meddling.

  10. Priss Factor [AKA "We are all Palestinians."] says:

    A reply to an article in the New Republic:

    http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118765/putins-lockerbie-why-russias-propaganda-machine-high-gear

    All this stuff about Malaysian airline shot down over Ukraine. Whichever side did it, it seemed to have been a mistake…

    …unlike the deliberate attack on USS Liberty by Israel in 1967, something that the media never remembers or commemorates. It’s been made to disappear from the Narrative like images of certain figures from Soviet photos. Well, Jews control the government, media, and academia, so they can do as they please, and most people will just go along like blind sheep.

    Anyway, this crisis would never have happened if not for Jewish-globalist meddling in international affairs. Indeed, there would have been no Iraq War either.
    If US had no Jews, there never would have been any bitterness between US and Russia after the Cold War. It was American Jews who worked in tandem with Russian Jews to loot the Russian economy in the 1990s, indeed to the point where most of the top oligarchs were Jewish. Putin took back much of Russia from Jewish oligarchs, and Jews have been bitter ever since. Jews think they have some God-given right to rule over goy lands–even though Jews in Israel would never tolerate goyim having the kind of power, wealth, and influence that Jewish minorities have in the US, UK, and France. And now over Ukraine. Many Jews came from the Pale of Settlement and think all of Ukraine and Russia should really be ruled by them by stupid drunken subhuman Slavs who should be made to kiss Jewish ass–like white American gentiles have been made to do.

    Jews usually hate white gentile nationalism and call it a mental sickness, but Jews love it in the case of Ukraine because they can make gentiles fight gentiles. Stoke the flames of Ukrainian nationalism so that Ukrainians will slaughter and ethnically cleanse the Russian minority in eastern Ukraine. So, if Ukrainian government ethnically cleanses entire areas of Russian-Ukrainians, Jews cheer just like they cheer the Zionist ethnic cleansing of Palestinians.

    Lockerbie bombing was intentional and deliberate: like the Zionist attack on USS Liberty. In contrast, this tragedy seems to have been an accident, no matter which side did it. But we know Jews never let a crisis go to waste.

    Anyway, if America had no Jews, we would be getting on famously with most people in the Middle East and Russia. But because Jewish supremacists want us to mess up Muslim nations for Israel and to undermine Russia so that Jewish oligarchs can extend their tentacles over there too, there are troubles all over the world. It’s funny that Jews berate Mel Gibson for having said “Jews start all wars’, but Jews are indeed going out of their way to confirm Gibson’s ‘antisemitism’.

    Putin didn’t want any of this. If in the next election, Yanukovich had been ousted and replaced by someone else, he and Russia could have lived with it. But Jews like Victoria Nuland meddled in the region and ignited a war. Just as Zionists urged Arab Christians and Arab Muslims to slaughter one another in Lebanon, now they’re gleefully watching after triggering a war among the Slavs. Sure, Russians and Ukrainians both have legitimate grievances, but their problems would NOT have come to this if not for Jewish meddling.

    And most American wouldn’t have paid any attention to what’s happening over there if not for the Jew’s using the media–that they control–to fan the flames of a ‘new cold war’. It’s been Jewish-Americans(and not black-Americans, Mexican-Americans, Asian-Americans, hillbilly-Americans, etc)who’ve been stirring up tensions in Russia and Ukraine because American Jewish oligarchs have connections with Russian and Ukraine oligarchs, and all of them are secretly working to take over the entire region. If Russians lose control of Russia, Jews will take over, and American Jews will celebrate. American Jews will say, ‘we took American from the white Americans, and Russian Jews will say, ‘we took Russia from white Russians’, and both sides will pop champagne as they own the two biggest richest nations(in terms of natural resources) on Earth.
    Just like Hitler and Stalin needed to constantly trigger new wars to rally the masses around them, Jews keep causing trouble around the world so that dumb Americans will forget that they’re being exploited by Wall Street Jewish elites and instead get all worked up about how Russia is evil because it doesn’t allow ‘gay marriage’.

    This is especially sick since New Republic is a Zionist-homo rag that is utterly silent about the horrific slaughter of Palestinian women and children in Gaza. Also, the supposedly ”progressive’ and ‘anti-racist’ New Republic has always supported the imperialist creation of Israel that was founded by ethnically cleansing of 800,000 Palestinians from their ancestral homelands. And new ‘settlements’ keep being added to West Bank where Palestinians live in conditions far worse than Apartheid. But Jews and homos at TNR don’t care.

    New Republic pretends to be a Liberal mag for the People, but it’s just a elitist oligarchic Zionist rag controlled by billionaire Jews and homos who cannot abide by a white gentile leader like Putin who dearly loves his motherland and believes Russians should have control over Russia. Jews want to replace Putin with someone like the ‘new president’ of Ukraine who has Jewish blood and colludes with globalist Jewish Zionist oligarchs in US and EU to subjugate other peoples.
    Sure, the Maidan rebellion was fought by far-right activists and warriors, but the prize went to the new elites handpicked and paid for by globalist Jews.

    So, all of this had nothing to do with right or wrong or principles. It’s all about Jewish supremacist power. It’s about the clever Jews of TNR–and New York Review of Books and New York Times and Washington Post(who are also controlled by billionaire Jews)–pretending to care about ‘human rights’ and issues of ‘freedom’ to further their own tribal Jewish interests. (This is hilarious since Jews have been eroding away freedom in EU by pushing Political Correctness. In France, you can be fined or imprisoned for ‘hate speech’ that is determined by Jes. In UK, the police will come and arrest you if you make a ‘racist’ joke on Twitter. This is what goes by the name of ‘democracy’ under Jewish rule. And of course, Jews have the same design in the US. Nowadays, thanks to Jewish support of the radical homo agenda, you can’t even a run a bakery unless you bake cakes for men who indulge in homosexual fecal-penetrative acts. Some democracy. What’s next? Incest marriage? Will bakeries also have to make cakes for wedding of mother and son?) Jews don’t really care about the fate of Ukrainians? Jews despise white conservative Americans, so why would they care about most Ukrainians who are culturally and socially many times more conservative than even American conservatives?

    If Jews really cared about morality and history, they should get down on their knees and apologize to the Russians and Ukrainians for having led the Bolshevik Revolution where Jews brought Stalin to power and served him loyally to bring about the Great Famine that took the lives of so many Ukrainian men, women, and children. Yes, before Hitler carried out the Holocaust, Soviet Jews like Kaganovich fully collaborated with Stalin to kill 4 to 5 million Ukrainians. But no apology or reparations for the Ukrainians from the Jews. Instead, Jews have triggered a crisis where Slavs fight Slavs. Jews watch with hideous glee as they now own Ukraine and now wait with abated breath to watch the fall of Putin so that Jewish oligarchs in Russia could collaborate once again with US, EU, and Israeli oligarchs to take control of Russia.

    Indeed consider the language Jews use in another TNR article:

    http://www.newrepublic.com/article/118742/tk-tk

    They refer to the tragedy as a ‘game-changer’. So, these Jews don’t really care about the lives of Ukrainians, Russians, Europeans, and Malaysians’. Jews see it as a ‘game’. All they really care about is PLAYING THE WORLD AS A GAME for the sake of Jewish supremacist power. We are all pawns on their chess board. They play us like the villainous general in PATHS OF GLORY played his colleagues and people below him. Jews talk a good game about ‘human rights’, but it’s no different from how snobby aristocrats in the past invoked ‘honor’ to get what they really wanted, which was more power and privilege for themselves.

    I mean seriously, people, does anyone think Jews in the media, government, and academia would be so worked up over what’s happening in Ukraine and Russia if there wasn’t a big prize for themselves? I mean there are lots of ethnic strife in India, Africa, and all over the world, but Jews don’t much care. So, why are Jews so invested in what’s happening in Ukraine/Russia? Because they have so much to gain in terms of Jewish supremacist globalist power.

    http://takimag.com/article/but_is_it_good_for_the_gays_steve_sailer/print#axzz37x2i7F19

    As the above article makes clear, Putin is pro-Jewish, and in Russia, a nation where less than 1% of the population is Jewish, 1/5 of all Russian billionaires are Jewish. But you see, even that isn’t enough for Jews. Jews don’t merely want to succeed in Russia but own Russia just like they’ve come to own America. Jews are supremacist. Even when they comprise a mere 2% or 1% of the population of ta nation, they think they have the right to own and control that nation. Now, how would Jews feel if, say, Polish Catholics were a mere 2% of Israel but gained control of 90% of Israeli media, bought up all the politicians, made up 50% of all academics at elite colleges, 80% of all the college deans at top institutions, and controlled all of the judiciary? Jews would freak out and be ‘antisemitic’ against the Polish Catholic minority that has control over majority Jews. But Jews think it’s natural for Jews, even as 1 or 2% of the population, to rule over nations like America that is 98% gentile and Russia that is 99% of gentile.

    Jews are an arrogant people, and all nations that welcome and praise them will fall under the power of Jewish supremacism and contempt for goyim.

    http://www.theimaginativeconservative.org/2014/07/nightmare-scenario-polish-ukranian-lithuanian-brigade.html

    Long live Palestinians. INDEED, WE ARE ALL PALESTINIANS..

  11. bossel says:

    “There is no conceivable motive for separatists to shoot down an airliner”
    If the author has even problems to come up with a “conceivable motive”, does he really expect to be taken seriously?
    One possible (or better: probable) motive is that the bastards who operated the Buk mistook the Boeing for an Antonov transport aircraft. Which seems confirmed by a separatist tweet in which they claimed to have shot down another one of those, coincidentally just around the time & place of the Malaysian Airlines crash.

    Another possible explanation would be some drunken idiots hitting the wrong buttons.

  12. bossel says:
    @MarkU

    : “means, motive and opportunity for the crime in question, the separatists have none of those”

    Missing something?

    Motive: see my other post.
    Means: http://twitter.com/RobPulseNews/status/489815856135036928/photo/1
    Opportunity: Well, there was that aircraft flying overhead.

  13. Kiza says:

    The motive?
    A plane full of Europeans to get new sanctions applied on Russia?
    The means?
    Who controlled the air-traffic control over Ukraine to route this plane over a warzone?
    The weapon?
    Who had missiles capable of reaching this altitude?

    Only the US-controlled Ukrainian Government did.

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