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European governments and the Western media have put the world at risk by enabling Washington’s propaganda and aggression against Russia.

Washington has succeeded in using transparent lies to demonize Russia as a dangerous aggressive country led by a new Hitler or a new Stalin, just as Washington succeeded in demonizing Saddam Hussein in Iraq, the Taliban in Afghanistan, Qaddafi in Libya, Assad in Syria, Chavez in Venezuela, and, of course, Iran.

The real demons–Clinton, Bush, Obama–are “the exceptional and indispensable people” above the reach of demonization. Their horrific real crimes go unnoticed, while fictitious crimes are attributed to the unexceptional and dispensable people and countries.

The reason that Washington demonizes a leader and a country is to permit the creation of circumstances that Washington can use to act with force against a leader and a country.

Washington’s incessant lies alleging “Russian aggression” have created Russian aggression out of thin air. John Kerry and the State Department’s Marie Harf issue new lies daily, but never any supporting evidence. With the stage set, the US Senate, the NATO commander and the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff are busy at work energizing the wheels of war.

Senate bill 2277 provides for beefing up forces on Russia’s borders and for elevating Ukraine’s status to “ally of the US” so that US troops can assist the war against “terrorists” in Ukraine. http://un.ua/eng/article/522930.html See also: http://www.globalresearch.ca/collapse-of-ukraine-government-prime-minister-yatsenyuk-resigns-amidst-pressures-exerted-by-the-imf/5393168

NATO commander Breedlove is preparing his plans for stockpiling war material on Russia’s borders so that US/NATO troops can more quickly strike Russia. http://rt.com/news/175292-nato-poland-supply-base/

Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, is at work preparing American opinion for the upcoming war.

On July 24 Dempsey told the Aspen Security Forum, a high level group where US opinion is formed, that Putin’s aggression in Ukraine is comparable to Stalin’s invasion of Poland in 1939 and that the Russian threat was not limited to Ukraine or Eastern Europe but was global. http://www.commondreams.org/news/2014/07/25/gen-dempsey-were-pulling-out-our-cold-war-military-plans-over-ukraine

The intellects in the Aspen Forum did not break out laughing when Dempsey told them that Russia’s (alleged but unproven) involvement in Ukraine was the first time since 1939 that a country made a conscious decision to use its military force inside another sovereign nation to achieve its objectives. No one asked Dempsey what Washington has been doing during the last three presidential regimes: Clinton in Serbia, Bush and Obama in Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Pakistan, and Yemen, Obama in Libya and Syria.

Here are Dempsey’s words: “You’ve got a Russian government that has made a conscious decision to use its military force inside another sovereign nation to achieve its objectives. It’s the first time since 1939 or so that that’s been the case. They clearly are on a path to assert themselves differently not just in Eastern Europe, but Europe in the main, and towards the United States.”

Washington’s view that the world is its oyster is so ingrained that neither Dempsey nor his upper echelon audience at the Aspen Forum noticed the absurdity of his statement. Washington and the brainwashed US population take if for granted that the “exceptional, indispensable nation” is not limited in its actions by the sovereignty of other countries.

Washington takes for granted that US law prevails in other countries over the countries’ own laws–just ask France or Switzerland, that Washington can tell foreign financial institutions and corporations with whom they can do business and with whom they cannot–just ask every country and company prevented from doing business with Iran, that Washington can invade any country whose leader Washington can demonize and overthrow–just ask Iraq, Honduras, Libya, Serbia, and so forth, and that Washington can conduct military operations against peoples in foreign countries, such as Pakistan and Yemen, with which Washington is not at war.

All of this is possible, because Washington has claimed the title from Israel of being “God’s Chosen People.” Of course, Israel’s loss of the title has not stopped Israel from acting the same way.

Washington now has in motion the wheels of war. Once the wheels of war begin to turn, momentum carries them forward. The foolish, indeed utterly stupid, governments and media in Europe seem unaware of Washington’s orchestration of their future or lack thereof, or they are indifferent to it. They are dooming themselves and all of humanity by their insouciance. Heaven help if the British PM or French president or German chancellor were not invited to the White House or the Polish nonentity did not get his Washington stipend.

Readers who cannot tolerate problems without solutions always request solutions. OK, here is the solution:

The only possibility of avoiding war is that Putin take his case to the UN. If Washington can send Colin Powell to the UN unarmed with any truth to make Washington’s case for war against Iraq, Putin should be able to take his case to the UN against Washington’s war against Russia.

The case that the emperor has no clothes is an easy one to make.

Unlike Washington, Putin is willing to share the evidence that Russia has about who is doing what in Ukraine. It is a simple matter to establish that Washington organized a coup that overthrew an elected government, supports violence against those who object to the coup, and has turned a deaf ear to Russia’s repeated pleas for Kiev and the separatists to negotiate their differences.

ORDER IT NOW

Putin should make it clear to the world that Washington continues with provocative military steps against Russia, with force buildups on Russia’s borders and calls for more buildups, with S.2277 which reads like a US preparation for war, with provocative actions and accusations by top US generals and government officials against Russia, and with efforts to isolate Russia and to inflict economic and political injury on Russia.

Putin should make it clear to the world that there is a limit to the provocations that Russia can accept and that Russia believes that Russia is in danger of preemptive nuclear attack by Washington. Putin can describe Washington’s withdrawal from the ABM treaty, the construction of ABM bases on Russia’s borders, and the announced change in Washington’s war doctrine that elevates US nuclear forces from a retaliatory role to a preemptive first strike role. These actions are clearly directed at Russia (and China–wake up China! You are next!).

Putin must state clearly that the likely consequence of the world continuing to enable Washington’s lies and aggression will be not merely another disastrous war but the termination of life.

The governments of the world, especially Washington’s vassals in Europe, Canada, Australia, and Japan, need to be told that it is their responsibility to stop their enabling of Washington’s aggression or to accept their responsibility for World War III.

At least we could all have the enjoyment of watching the arrogant Samantha Powers and the craven British lapdog rise and walk out of the UN proceedings. There is no doubt whatsoever that Washington is unable to answer the charges.

Here again is the Wolfowitz Doctrine that controls US foreign policy and that condemns Planet Earth to death:

“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 posses 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.”

A hostile power is defined as any country that is not a Washington vassal.

The Wolfowitz Doctrine commits the United States, its peoples, Washington’s gullible EU allies and those peoples to war with Russia and China. Unless Russia and China surrender, the world will be destroyed.

The destruction of the world is what the idiot EU governments and the presstitute Western media are fostering by their enablement of Washington’s lies and aggression.

(Republished from PaulCraigRoberts.org by permission of author or representative)
 
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  1. syonredux says:

    MMMM, still not taking your meds, I see…..

    Well, on the positive side, this is the most entertaining deranged ranting that I have read in a long time. It even gives the APOCALYPSE of St John a run for its money.

    • Replies: @Nobody
  2. syonredux [AKA "karl99"] says:

    “The real demons–Clinton, Bush, Obama”

    FDR, Truman, Eisenhower, JFK, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, and Bush I were every bit as evil and deranged.Indeed, the whole history of the USA has been nothing more than a catalogue of crimes against humanity. The USA is a monstrous cancer, an abomination. Its birth in 1776 was the darkest day in human history. First the USA exterminated the Indians and enslaved the Blacks. Now they want to do the same to the whole world. For the Earth to live, the USA must die.

    The world needs to understand that FDR, Truman, and Eisenhower were a thousand times more monstrous than Stalin. Stalin was a force for peace in the world; he saved Europe from Hitler while the USA prowled like a vulture on the sidelines.

    Russia represents the one great hope for humanity. It was true in 1941. It is true today.

  3. syonredux [AKA "karl99"] says:

    Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Jackson, Truman, Eisenhower, Reagan: why do the Americans make genocidal racists their presidents?

    I think that it reflects the evil in their souls. America is evil because Americans are evil.

    Yet Americans say that Mao and Stalin are evil. This is not true. Mao and Stalin fought for peace. They tried to make a better world. Reagan was the monster, the man who tried to blowup the world. Washington was the monster, the man who enslaved blacks and killed Indians.

  4. One only needs to read a little history, i.e. William Shirer’s Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, to realize that Putin is not Hitler, nor even Stalin; nor is Russia the Bolshevik Soviet Union. However, it does represent a commercial rival and Great Power competition. Given the “Full Spectrum Dominance” policies of post 9/11 American leaders, there is nothing that Russian leadership could do to please, other than to agree to have its leadership chosen by foreign interests. We appear to be back to late 19th and early 20th century paradigms for warmaking, which were based on raw commercial rivalry of economic elites, greed on all sides, rather than any particular competing ideology. If we are called upon to die, it will be for competing oligarchs trying to get their hands on each others’ goods.

  5. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Bill Blizzard and his Men"] says:
    @syonredux

    Oh stop romanticizing the American Injun…just what the hell do you think they were doing for 18 thousand years before Europeans came. The American Injun may have exterminated an earlier arriving migrant group from Northern France.

    The Kenyan Foriegners’ riegn of terror causes a big problem for the “American” Left. The Kenyan Foriegner was installed into power twice by Noam Chomky’s favorite voting block enthusiastically:blacks and the imported nonwhite voting block…moreover, you can take it to the bank that the American Injun voted for the Kenyan Foriegner.

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  6. Ross says:

    I actually felt the spittle coming out of my computer screen as I read that.

  7. Some have contended that Britain’s guarantees to Poland before WW2 emboldened the Poles and made them less amenable to negotiate with Hitler in his demands for return of German lands that had been unjustly stolen from them and given to Poland through the Treaty of Versailles. The recalcitrance of the Poles precipitated the German invasion.

    Do the US grarantees to Ukraine fit this template?

  8. nano says:

    “The Wolfowitz Doctrine commits the United States, its peoples, Washington’s gullible EU allies and those peoples to war with Russia and China.”

    Quite.

    Simply by virtue of their size as long as Russia/China are above a certain industrial level and not completely disarmed (like the EU nations) they will automatically break the doctrine.

    The Wolfowitz doctrine reminds me of the Morgenthau plan but applied to the whole world.

  9. Let’s not be too hard on Mr. Roberts here. While I think his essay overstates the case a bit, its conclusions are not particularly far-fetched. If Mitt Romney had won the recent Presidential election he rather nearly did win, we might well be facing the prospect of nuclear conflict with Russia. Had John McCain won the election previous to that, we’d probably already be dead. Perfidious imbeciles like John Kerry, Samantha Power, and Victoria Nuland, will probably be restrained by President Obama to a sufficient degree that no, actual atomic warfare with Russia will not ensue. But he’s entirely correct to angrily point out the reckless and immoral insanity innate to the fact that we’ve reached a point where this even need be said.

  10. Nobody says:
    @syonredux

    Instead of just accusing people of being ‘off their meds’, how about debating some of the actual assertions? If you cannot do that, then go take some meds…

    • Replies: @syonredux
  11. War for Blair Mountain [AKA "Bill Blizzard and his Men"] says:
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    I hope your right. But with a Kenyan Foriegner POTUS with the backbone of a jellyfish playing golf all day..well, I kind of think the experiment NATURE threw out there called the Human Species is about to clock out and call it a ballgame.

    I think its just a matter of days..weeks….when the nonwhite majority Democratic Party’s puppet-proxy exterminator in Ukraine bombs Crimea.

    Samantha Powers=SATAN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! What bedtime stories does Samantha read to her young Jewish Sons at night? Texas Chainsaw Massacre? HELLBOUND THREE? HALLOWEEN 1..2…3?

    The late Alex Cockburn was right:the Democrats… way more competent and therefore lethal than the bungling Republicans….can get away with mass murder on a scale that John McCain can only dream of.

  12. “Had John McCain won the election previous to that, we’d probably already be dead. ”

    HE’d already be dead and Ms. Palin would have been President. Close call, that one.

  13. @syonredux

    Don’t confuse American political history and American politicians with your average American citizen. I find the average American citizen to be generally nice and open minded, if a little ignorant. Unfortunately it may be this simple mindedness that prevents them from seeing the reality of their country’s political history and individual politicians.

    But many are undergoing an awakening.

    Also consider that mythological thinking holds sway over many Americans still, but that is also transforming into a more philosophical approach toward transpersonal experience.

    Give it time, my friend, give it time.

  14. syonredux [AKA "karl99"] says:
    @War for Blair Mountain

    “Oh stop romanticizing the American Injun…just what the hell do you think they were doing for 18 thousand years before Europeans came. The American Injun may have exterminated an earlier arriving migrant group from Northern France.”

    The Indian was killed by racist genocidal Americans. The Americans want to do to Russia what they did to Indians. Americans are evil.

  15. nano says:

    What a lot of people don’t get is a lot of the big name neocons are psychopaths.

    There was a lot of nuclear chicken played during the Cold War but it was mostly being played by rational people. The incoming version is like it would have been if both sides had nukes back when people like Trotsky were in charge in the 1920s.

  16. syonredux says:
    @Nobody

    Nobody:”Instead of just accusing people of being ‘off their meds’, how about debating some of the actual assertions? If you cannot do that, then go take some meds…”

    I’m afraid that debating Roberts’ “assertions” would be akin to wrestling with a jellyfish; there’s no substance to grab, and there isn’t even a brain to stun.

  17. Matra says:

    Some have contended that Britain’s guarantees to Poland before WW2 emboldened the Poles

    Yes, I believe the “some” in question are known to history as Nazis.

    I actually felt the spittle coming out of my computer screen as I read that.

    LOL. He’s been this way for about a decade. I keep expecting to turn on the news and hear that PCR has gone postal.

  18. Ron Unz says:
    @Kevin O'Keeffe

    Exactly!

    One of the things I frequently find amusing is that so many of the “excitable” fringe-extremists who comment on this website tend to endlessly denounce and ridicule the MSM in one particular area, e.g. racial issues, while still swallowing whole all other media claims and silences without major suspicion. Apparently, they believe that MSM accounts are 100% false in the areas subject to their obsessive investigation, but 100% true in all other matters.

    As I recall, after the Georgians launched their sudden 2008 sneak-attack against Russian peacekeepers and afterward were quickly crushed by the Russian army due to their own incompetence, McCain called for the U.S. to deploy offensive nuclear weapons in the region to protect Georgia. That’s the sort of behavior in a political leader that makes me a bit nervous.

    McCain himself represents perhaps the most fascinating datapoint I’ve encountered demonstrating the total unreliability of our MSM. Based on numerous articles and reportage, I’ve become quite persuaded that he spent the entire Vietnam War as the “Tokyo Rose” of that conflict, producing endless Communist propaganda broadcasts, then later fabricated his claims of extensive personal torture as a means of preemptively protecting himself politically if and when all those tapes somehow came out. I’d further assume that much of his remarkable political rise has been due to those tapes, given that they provided an exceptionally powerful tool for blackmail, thereby rendering McCain among the most controllable of American politicians. If this historical reconstruction is correct, military officers with McCain’s wartime record are normally hanged for treason. Instead, for decades he’s been presented by the media as America’s greatest national war hero. This is rather odd.

    Suppose in the aftermath of WWII, the original Tokyo Rose had been promoted for high political office solely based upon her wartime record, eventually coming close to reaching the presidency as America’s greatest Pacific Theater war hero. Wouldn’t that tell us that America was a very, very strange country in that period? Admittedly, leading scholars have now confirmed that much of America’s federal government was controlled by Communist spies during that era, but even they never carried off something so bizarre.

    If anything, I sometimes find Paul Craig Roberts a bit overly cautious in drawing plausible conclusions on certain important matters.

    Some of the McCain related material may be found here:

    http://www.unz.com/article/was-rambo-right/

    http://www.unz.com/article/mccain-and-the-pow-cover-up/

    http://www.unz.com/article/our-american-pravda/

  19. nano says:

    McCain is like some weird experiment.

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