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Introduction

In recent weeks the White House has embraced the contemporary version of the world’s most murderous regimes. President Trump has embraced the Saudi Arabian “Prince of Death” Mohammad bin Salman who has graduated from chopping hands and heads in public plazas to dismembering bodies in overseas consulates – the case of Jamal Khashoggi.

The White House warmly greeted the electoral success of Brazilian Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, ardent champion of torturers, military dictators, death squads and free marketers.

President Trump grovels, grunts and glories before Israel, as his spiritual guide Benjamin Netanyahu celebrates the Sabbath with the weekly murders and maiming of hundreds of unarmed Palestinians, especially youngsters.

These are President Trump’s ‘natural allies’. They share his values and interests while each retains their particular method of disposing of the cadavers of adversaries and dissenters.

We will proceed to discuss the larger political-economic context in which the trio of monsters operate. We will analyze the benefits and advantages which lead President Trump to ignore and even praise, actions which violate America’s democratic values and sensibilities.

In conclusion, we will examine the consequences and risks which result from Trump’s embrace of the trio.

The Context for Trump’s Tripler Alliance

President Trump’s intimate ties with the world’s most unsavory regimes flows from several strategic interests. In the case of Saudi Arabia, it includes military bases; the financing of international mercenaries and terrorists; multi-billion-dollar arms sales; oil profits; and covert alliances with Israel against Iran, Syria and Yemen.

In order to secure these Saudi assets, the White House is more than willing to assume certain socio-political costs.

The US eagerly sells weapons and provides advisers to Saudi’s genocidal invasion, murder and starvation of millions of Yeminis. The White House alliance against Yemen has few monetary rewards or political advantages as well as negative propaganda value.

However, with few other client states in the region, Washington makes do with Prince Salman ‘the salami slicer’.

The US ignores Saudi financing of Islamic terrorists against US allies in Asia (the Philippines) and Afghanistan as well as rival thugs in Syria and Libya.

Alas when a pro-US collaborator like Washington Post journalist and US resident Jamal Khashoggi was assassinated, President Trump was forced to adopt the pretense of an investigation in order to distance from the Riyadh mafia.He subsequently exonerated butcher boy bin Salman: he invented a flagrant lie-blaming ‘rogue elements’in charge of the interrogation,—read torture.

President Trump celebrated the electoral victory of Brazilian neo-liberal fascist Jair Bolsonaro because he checks all the right boxes: he promises to slash economic regulations and corporate taxes for multi-national corporations. He is an ardent ally of Washington’s economic war against Venezuela and Cuba. He promises to arm right-wing death squads and militarize the police. He pledges to be a loyal follower of US war policies abroad.

However, Bolsonaro cannot support Trump’s trade war especially against China which is the market for almost forty percent of Brazil’s agro-exports. This is especially the case since agro-business bosses are Bolsonaro’s principal economic and congressional supporters.

Given Washington’s limited influence in the rest of Latin America, Brazil’s neo-liberal fascist regime acts as Trump’s principal ally.

Israel is the White House’s mentor and chief of operations in the Middle East, as well as a strategic military ally .

Under the leadership of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel has seized and colonized most of the West Bank and militarily occupied the rest of Palestine; jailed and tortured tens of thousands of political dissidents; surrounded and starved over a million Gaza residents; imposed ethno-religious conditions for citizenship in Israel, denying basic rights for over 20% of the Arab residents of the self-styled ‘jewish state’.

Netanyahu has bombed hundreds of Syrian cities, towns, airports and bases in support of ISIS terrorists and Western mercenaries. Israel intervenes in US elections, buys Congressional votes and secures White House recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the jewish state.

Zionists in North America and Great Britain act as a ‘fifth column’ securing unanimous favorable mass media coverage of its apartheid policies.

Prime Minister Netanyahu secures unconditional US financial and political support and the most advanced weaponry.

In exchange Washington considers itself privileged to serve as foot solders for Israeli targeted wars in Iraq, Syria, Libya, Yemen and Somalia . . . Israel collaborates with the US in defending Saudi Arabia , Egypt and Jordan. Netanyahu and his Zionist allies in the White House succeeded in reversing the nuclear agreement with Iran and imposing new and harsher economic sanctions.

Israel has its own agenda :it defies President Trump’s sanctions policies against Russia and its trade war with China.

Israel eagerly engages in the sales of arms and high-tech innovations to Beijing.

Beyond the Criminal Trio

The Trump regime’s alliance with Saudi Arabia, Israel and Brazil is not despite but because of their criminal behavior. The three states have a demonstrated record of full compliance and active engagement in every ongoing US war.

Bolsonaro, Netanyahu and bin Salman serve as role models for other national leaders allied with Washington’s quest for world domination.

The problem is that the trio is insufficient in bolstering Washington’s drive to “Make the Empire Strong”. As pointed earlier, the trio are not completely in compliance with Trump’s trade wars; Saudi works with Russia in fixing oil prices. Israel and Brazil cuts deals with Beijing.

Clearly Washington pursues other allies and clients.

In Asia, the White House targets China by promoting ethnic separatism. It encourages Uighurs to split from China by encouraging Islamic terrorism and linguistic propaganda. President Trump backs Taiwan via military sales and diplomatic agreements. Washington intervenes in Hong Kong by promoting pro-separatist politicians and media propaganda backing ‘independence’.

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Washington has launched a strategy of military encirclement and a trade war against China .The White House rounded-up Japan, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines and South Korea to provide military bases which target China. Nevertheless, up to the present the US has no allies in its trade war. All of Trump’s so-called Asian ‘allies’ defy his economic sanctions policies.

The countries depend on and pursue trade with and investments from China. While all pay diplomatic lip service and provide military bases, all defer on the crucial issues of joining US military exercises off China’s coast and boycotting Beijing.

US efforts to sanction Russia into submission is offset by ongoing oil and gas agreements between Russia , Germany and other EU countries. US traditional bootlickers like Britain and Poland carry little political weight.

More important US sanctions policy has led to a long-term, large-scale strategic economic and military alliance between Moscow and Beijing.

Moreover Trump’s alliance with the ‘torture trio’ has provoked domestic divisions. Saudi Arabia’s murder of a US resident-journalist has provoked business boycotts and Congressional calls for reprisal. Brazil’s fascism has evoked liberal criticism of Trump’s eulogy of Brazilia’s death squad democracy.

President Trump’s domestic electoral opposition has successfully mobilized the mass media, which could facilitate a congressional majority and an effective mass opposition to his Pluto-populist (populist in rhetoric, plutocrat in practice) version of empire building.

Conclusion

The US empire building project is built on bluster, bombs and trade wars. Moreover, its closest and most criminal allies and clients cannot always be relied upon. Even the stock market fiesta is coming to a close. Moreover, the time of successful sanctions is passing. The wild-eyed UN rants are evoking laughter and embarrassment.

The economy is heading into crises and not only became of rising interest rates. Tax cuts are one shot deals – profits are taken and pocketed.

President Trump in retreat will discover that there are no permanent allies only permanent interests.

Today the White House stands alone without allies who will share and defend his unipolar empire. The mass of humanity requires a break with the policies of wars and sanctions. To rebuild America will require the construction, from the ground-up, of a powerful popular movement not beholden to Wall Street or war industries. A first step is to break with both parties at home and the triple alliance abroad.

 
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  1. yurivku says:

    Funny to see the diffrence with defending “western values” in case of Skripal and saudi dismembered poor guy Khashoggi. All the beaty of US democracy and other blah-blah just in front of you.
    Where our lovely peteraus-es and other morons like johny rico ?

  2. Giuseppe says:

    The White House warmly greeted the electoral success of Brazilian Presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, ardent champion of torturers, military dictators, death squads and free marketers.

    Brazil goes through these cycles, where on the one hand you have a right wing government that is tough on crime, and on the other hand you cycle through to a leftists government where crime begins to get out of control. We can’t debate an issue this complex in a few sentences, but Bolsonaro’s views are far more nuanced than your simplistic presentation. Brazil is a country with 70,000 homicides per year. The government is not able to get control wave of violent crime and some look back with nostalgia to the law and order days of the military dictatorship. Of course, you had a chance back then of getting killed by the military dictatorship, so there were disadvantages as well. But they didn’t have 70,000 homicides a year which is the part people wish they could have again.

    This is fake news that you think you can get away with because nobody is going to bother to try to check the newspapers in Brazil. I am neither for nor against Bolsonaro, that is a matter for the people of Brazil, but what I am against is sticking somebody with a nationalist label that soon leads to the fascist label and pretty soon the guy’s a Nazi. I am not in favor of nationalism either, but again, that is a matter for the people of Brazil to deal with, whether or not they want to be nationalistic.

    So no, Bolsonaro is not an “ardent champion of torturers and death squads, he is not in favor today of a return to a military dictatorship. I am not championing Bolsonaro, I am rebutting your deplorable practice of using simplistic leftist smears to make a false argument, when the facts are far more complicated and do not fit neatly into the little shape you are trying to cram them. But of course, your point was to smear Trump, but sorry, Brazil wasn’t a very good example, maybe Israel and Saudi Arabia are much better. You see, I’m not defending Trump either. I’m just sick of dishonesty in reporting.

    https://www1.folha.uol.com.br/poder/2018/06/nos-anos-90-bolsonaro-defendeu-novo-golpe-militar-e-guerra.shtml

  3. anonymous[365] • Disclaimer says:

    It’s unfair to blame Trump for all these longstanding American alliances and policies. US alliance with Saudi Arabia goes back to the days of FDR. The more recent Clinton-Bush-Obama presidencies also featured all of the aforementioned atrocious behaviors. Foreign policy is not missionary work as Kissinger once said and that’s been characteristic of American policy all along, becoming more overt since the Spanish-American war. Why try to pin the policies of the last 120 years on Trump, a person who at least made some verbal attacks against some of this? Trump is the latest train engineer who can slow down or speed up but has no control over the path of the tracks. The US has it’s own inner momentum and the actual power of the US president to change course is increasingly limited.

  4. Likud and the Wahabbi monarchs have left a trail of blood behind them. As far as Bolsonaro goes, it remains to be seen.

  5. Dannyboy says:

    Rename this piece “Jews” alliance with blah blah.

    You’re about a retard pussy despite all your “education”.

  6. buckwheat says:

    I don’t know if Trump can save this country but I do know the dunce Bush and the boy coward obama didn’t do anything to help the problem.

  7. M Edward says:

    Another blame-it-all-on-Trump article.

    How original. Pandering to the communist left obviously .

    As others have pointed out, this article is a joke.

    The Zionist/Frankist/Communists are the reason that America is completely F’d-up.

    The Jew, Franklyn (Rosenfeld) Roosevelt, sold us down the river long ago and academia and the communist politicians have covered it up ever since.

    The idea that all of the worlds ills are Trumps fault is ridiculous.

    I didn’t vote for anyone and I’m not 100% happy with Trumps policies, but I’m not F-ing stupid.
    To actually claim that all of America’s problems have accrued in the last 20 months is disingenuous to put it nicely………

  8. “The idea that all of the worlds ills are Trumps fault is ridiculous.”

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to illegally occupy Syria is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to escalate the illegal, immoral and unconstitutional war in Afghanistan is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to attack the Shayrat airbase in Syria with cruise missiles is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to surround himself with PNAC Zionist warmongers is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to support the genocidal war against Yemen is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to deploy MK-41 missile launchers to Poland and no choice to not remove them from Romania is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump had no choice but to continually provoke Russia, China and Iran is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump has no control over his mouth, his hands, his twitter account, or any of the powers constitutionally delegated to the executive branch is ridiculous.

    The idea that Trump puts America first is ridiculous.

    The idea that the “deep state” is “out to get” Trump while he dutifully does “deep state” dirty work is ridiculous.

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