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In episode #419 of the Sunday Wire, host Patrick Henningsen speaks with special guest, author and jazz & world music artist of note, Gilad Atzmon, to discuss the incredible drama at the Azovstal Industrial Plant in Mariupol, where Ukraine’s Zelensky regime and its western media counterparts attempted to erect a modern mythology and grand narrative around the Azov Battalion holdouts hiding underneath the city’s final battle zone. Gilad also discusses the construction of Zelensky’s public image in the West, his Jewish identity and relationship to Israel. Combined together, many of these facets reveal the inconvenient truth about the West’s Ukraine project, and how far western democracies have drifted from their Athenian morals, ethics and principles. See Gilad’s work at: www.gilad.co.uk

 
• Category: Foreign Policy • Tags: Russia, Ukraine 
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  1. dearieme says:

    I’m struck by “artist of note” rather than ‘notable artist’.

    Is that modelled on “person of choler”?

    How far should we take it? Should “collared dove” become “dove of collar”?

    As for the meat: I disbelieve almost everything I’m told about this war. That may be a bit unselective but it’s probably wise.

    • Agree: Colin Wright
  2. Thanks Mr. Atzmon for a very balanced history lesson.

    My 2c …
    For centuries Jews in the area served the Polish and Polish-Lithuanian lords
    as bailiffs and tax collectors; contrary to what Hollywood would have you believe
    Taras Bulba´s uprising was against the transgressions of Jewish tax farmers,
    not generic “Poles”.
    Habsburg rule 1772 – 1918 was probably the most Western and least corrupt
    the area has ever seen (which doesn´t say terribly much about them either);
    to the Austrians Galicia was a vantage point to watch Russia (and a dandy
    opportunity to study endemic syphilis – the rare situation when an area is so
    diseased that nonsexual transmission becomes the rule); they subsumed their
    East Slavic subjects under “Ruthenians” in a generic sense of “westernized
    Russians”- a specific “Ukrainian” nation was only pushed during WWI in the
    course of anti-Russian propaganda.
    Col. Alfred Redl, the homosexual chief of Austrian military counterintelligence
    who sold the mobilization plans to Russia (and thus Serbia, turning a bilateral
    crisis into a World War), was Ruthenian.
    The Revolution of course brought the return of the Jews to their old ways,
    collectivization, holodomor, kulaks and all –
    Bandera and Sconprynka were unequivocal about that – and after Germany´s
    defeat onwards through the “privatization”.

    Mr. Atzmon is, IMHO, not harsh enough on what that means:
    The Jews in the Ukraine are riding the tiger; as long as anyone who can read or
    remember is alive they cannot feel safe – and they seem perfectly willing to wage
    war until the very last Ukie, all while sitting in West Europe bitching about the
    unbefitting accomodation.

    • Agree: Fr. John
    • Replies: @newznewz
    , @RobinG
  3. Dumbo says:

    Maybe a transcript? Otherwise, I won’t have time to watch it.

  4. Kali says:

    Still only three comments, so I will throw in my tuppence – because Gilad’s is a unique perspective and is worth listening to.

    I took the oportunity to scrub the nooks and crannies of my kitchen whilst recieving some very tasty morsels of food-for-thought: such as the idea that the kibutznics/terrorists responsible for the Nakba were the original self-hating jews!

    Thank you Gilad, for a most enjoyable and thought-provoking hour. My kitchen looks pretty good too! 🙂

    Very fond regards,
    Kali.

  5. ariadna says:

    Glad to hear from Gilad again. Still a thorn in “Jerusalem”’s mind occupation program, which is why he is gagged on all MSM.
    Interesting insight: “elensky” would like to see the Azovites “massada” themselves into martyrdom to remove this annoying contradiction (jews using ‘nazis’) and more importantly to ensure his own survival after whatever ‘compromise’ is achieved.
    He still clings to his idea that zionism was a starry-eyed idealism hoping to make jews “people like other people” rather than another cynical PR slogan in the “by deception we shall win” strategy. But then nobody is perfect.

  6. A123 says: • Website

    Zelensky has gone out of his way to offend Israel. (1)

    Likud MK Yuval Steinitz, a former minister, says Zelensky’s speech “borders on Holocaust denial.”

    A number of Religious Zionism MKs also criticize Zelensky, with the far-right opposition party’s leader Bezalel Smotrich slamming the Holocaust comparisons and accusing the Ukrainian leader of trying “to rewrite history and erase the involvement of the Ukrainian people in the destruction of Jews.”

    Lavrov’s statement was much less offensive than Zelensky’s, and has already been pulled back by Putin.
    ___

    Neutrality allows Israel to serve as an honest intermediary for any armistice negotiations between Russia & Ukraine. That alone is good reason for maintaining their current stance.

    PEACE 😇
    __________

    (1) https://www.timesofisrael.com/liveblog_entry/israeli-lawmakers-seethe-at-zelenskys-outrageous-holocaust-comparisons/

    • Troll: mulga mumblebrain
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    , @Fr. John
    , @bwuce wee
  7. Notsofast says:

    israeli “neutrality”, lol…. they’re playing both ends against the middle. oh and can you document putin “pulling back” lavrov’s statement?

    • Replies: @A123
    , @Durruti
  8. ariadna says:
    @A123

    Q:What are two of the best punch lines to jokes about Israel?
    A: “Neutrality” and “honest intermediary”
    Q: What is the funniest example of objective sources for info on Israel:
    A: Times of Israel

    • LOL: A123
  9. A123 says: • Website
    @Notsofast

    israeli “neutrality”, lol…. they’re playing both ends against the middle

    The pro-Islamic WEF Elites of Davos are playing both ends to maximize the number of MENA origin migrants routing through Ukraine. 1/3+ of the total # is a reasonable estimate based on various accounts. Apparently forging Ukrainian identity documents is a growth industry.

    oh and can you document putin “pulling back” lavrov’s statement?

    Putin’s separation from Lavrov’s comments has been reported everywhere. Here is one example: (1)

    Russian President Vladimir Putin apologized to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett for Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s remarks that Hitler had Jewish blood, the Prime Minister’s Office said on Thursday.

    During the call in honor of Israel’s 74th Independence Day, “the Prime Minister accepted President Putin’s apology for Lavrov’s remarks and thanked him for clarifying his attitude towards the Jewish people and the memory of the Holocaust,” according to the PMO.

    For the most part, Israel has good relations with Russia.

    PEACE 😇
    __________

    (1) https://www.jpost.com/israel-news/article-705985

    • Troll: mulga mumblebrain
    • Replies: @Notsofast
    , @Passing By
    , @anon
  10. Notsofast says:
    @A123

    lol, you get funnier all the time, jpost.com says that bennett says that putin apologized in a phone call, that’s your source…. funny when netanyahu had to apologize to erdogan he had to do it publicly. maybe if you have a recording of the phone call you could post it for us. yeah, they’re good friends….with friends like this who needs enemies.

    • LOL: A123
  11. newznewz says:
    @nokangaroos



    Video Link

    and the nudleman got so fat…

  12. RobinG says:
    @nokangaroos

    Wow.

    “…they [the Jews] cannot feel safe – and they seem perfectly willing to wage war until the very last Ukie…”
    I’ve heard speculation that Zelensky was/is hoping the Russians purge Ukraine of the most adamant Banderites. The ones who’ve threatened him, at least.

  13. @A123

    Sure, the Russians are such gullible people that they don’t pay attention to Tsahal officers training Ukronazis and Tsahal specialists embedded in their units.

  14. Fr. John says:
    @A123

    Jews…. are NEVER ‘neutral.’ It’s all just a giant FINKEL.

    “Jews have been erecting false dialectics for millennia, going back to antiquity in ancient Rome, as noted by philosopher Bruno Bauer. Most people do not understand how the basic version of this dynamic works and are forever trapped in the false dichotomies of red team vs. blue team, right vs. left, conservative vs. liberal – the political Punch and Judy show. Getting oneself unglued from that is often a major step forward on the road to political enlightenment. It also presents a new set of problems for dissidents. If the dichotomy is false and the dialectic is disingenuous, who has my back? Who understands the system like I now do? Who is BASED? It’s important that we also understand that the system accounted for this phenomenon as well. Intelligent people won’t be finked forever and are very rapidly beginning to re-examine the power structure through a new lens and begin asking questions about who sits atop its superstructure.

    Finkel-Think has evolved with the express purpose of tricking this newly minted dissident demographic in addition to keeping normie lightswitch brains stuck in two party ping pong politics. Having two strategies running simultaneously – what novelty! It’s what Trump’s entire 2016 campaign was predicated on. And Bolsonaro’s. And dozens of politicians across Europe. This is the essence of Fake Nationalism.

    Finkel-Think can be both active and passive in that it is used for the practical purposes of electing candidates to office to carry out pro-Israel policy objectives as well as in media, by select conservative pundits whose job it is to keep the most enlightened elements of the electorate engaged and believing people in powerful positions implicitly and even explicitly espouse their views. When those heroes of based rhetoric don’t go far enough, it’s always because they have to keep up the “good optics” in order to keep playing the long-game, or something. Lionizing mainstream public voices for simply alluding to Jews and Jewish power through dog whistles or innuendo is a dangerous litmus test. The tell for me is what those purported heroes do at times when the system is under intense pressure. The track record is never good.”

    https://read-right.com/finkle-think/

    • Replies: @Passing By
  15. @Fr. John

    Their understanding of neutrality is to evenhandedly goad both goyisch sides in a dispute to go at each other’s throat.

  16. anon[367] • Disclaimer says:
    @A123

    Israel hopes that by claiming that it is trying to facilitate negotiations between Russia and Kyiv ,it woukd be able to proclaim neutrality and thus be exempted from jumping on the bandwagon of sanction. . Russia knew that it was the backdoor entry for the Jewish oligarch fleeing from Russia with billions.

    Israel thought it was dealing with Yeltsin.

  17. bwuce wee says:
    @A123

    as to antagonizing israel? well, er uh, zelensky currently has his relatives of several generations stashed in a mansion in tel aviv, under constant 24/7 security bodyguard protection. this is beside his mansion in miami, and his villa in italy…

  18. Durruti says:
    @Notsofast

    israeli “neutrality”, lol…. they’re playing both ends against the middle. oh and can you document putin “pulling back” lavrov’s statement?

    Well said! They can’t get that misdirection by Not so fast.

    Atzmon’s material is decent, but nothing new. Organizing resistance is the Road to Restore our Republic and our Liberty.

  19. “… how far western democracies…” are Jewed up nowadays.

    “Azovstal” / Shesler: In the Azov battalion the overwhelming majority are Russians, Jews and Greeks.
    Читайте больше на https://www.pravda.ru/world/1714646-ukraina/

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