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The United States has launched a three-pronged offensive on Russia. First, it’s attacking Russia’s economy via sanctions and oil-price manipulation. Second, it’s increasing the threats to Russia’s national security by arming and training militant proxies in Syria and Ukraine, and by encircling Russia with NATO forces and missile systems. And, third, it’s conducting a massive disinformation campaign aimed at convincing the public that Russia is a ‘meddling aggressor’ that wants to destroy the foundation of American democracy. (Elections)

In response to Washington’s hostility, Moscow has made every effort to extend the olive branch. Russia does not want to fight the world’s biggest superpower any more than it wants to get bogged down in a bloody and protracted conflict in Syria. What Russia wants is normal, peaceful relations based on respect for each others interests and for international law. What Russia will not tolerate, however, is another Iraq-type scenario where the sovereign rights of a strategically-located state are shunted off so the US can arbitrarily topple the government, decimate the society and plunge the region deeper into chaos. Russia won’t allow that, which is why it has put its Airforce at risk in Syria, to defend the foundational principle of state sovereignty upon which the entire edifice of global security rests.

The majority of Americans believe that Russia is the perpetrator of hostilities against the United States, mainly because the media and the political class have faithfully disseminated the spurious claims that Russia meddled in the 2016 elections. But the allegations are ridiculous and without merit. Russia-gate is merely the propaganda component of Washington’s Full Spectrum Dominance theory, that is, disinformation is being used to make it appear as though the US is the victim when, in fact, it is the perpetrator of hostilities against Russia. Simply put, the media has turned reality on its head. Washington wants to inflict as much pain as possible on Russia because Russia has frustrated its plan to control critical resources and pipeline corridors in Central Asia and the Middle East. The Trump administration’s new National Defense Strategy is quite clear on this point. Russia’s opposition to Washington’s destabilizing interventions has earned it the top spot on the Pentagon’s “emerging rivals” list. Moscow is now Public Enemy#1.

Washington’s war on Russia has a long history dating back at least 100 years to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917. Despite the fact that the US was engaged in a war with Germany at the time (WW1), Washington and its allies sent 150,000 men from 15 nations to intervene on behalf of the “Whites” hoping to staunch the spread of communism into Europe. In the words of British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the goal was “to strangle the Bolshevik baby in its crib.”

According to Vasilis Vourkoutiotis from the University of Ottawa:

“… the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.. was a failed attempt to eradicate Bolshevism while it was still weak….As early as February 1918… Britain supported intervention in the civil war on behalf of the Whites, and in March it landed troops in Murmansk. They were soon joined by forces from France, Italy, Japan, the United States, and ten other nations. Eventually, more than 150,000 Allied soldiers served in Russia…

The scale of the war between the Russian Reds and Whites, however, was such that the Allies soon realized they would have little, if any, direct impact on the course of the Civil War unless they were prepared to intervene on a far grander scale. By the end of April 1919 the French had withdrawn their soldiers….British and American troops saw some action in November 1918 on the Northern Front… but this campaign was of limited significance in the outcome of the Civil War. The last British and American soldiers were withdrawn in 1920. The main Allied contributions to the White cause thereafter were supplies and money, mostly from Britain….

The chief purpose of Allied intervention in Soviet Russia was to help the Whites defeat the Reds and destroy Bolshevism.” (Allied Intervention in the Russian Revolution”, portalus.ru)

The reason we bring up this relatively unknown bit of history is because it helps to put current events into perspective. First, it helps readers to see that Washington has been sticking its nose in Russia’s business more than a century. Second, it shows that– while Washington’s war on Russia has ebbed and flowed depending on the political situation in Moscow– it has never completely ended. The US has always treated Russia with suspicion, contempt and brutality. During the Cold War, when Russia’s global activities put a damper on Washington’s depredations around the world, relations remained stretched to the breaking point. But after the Soviet Union collapsed in December, 1991, relations gradually thawed, mainly because the buffoonish Boris Yeltsin opened the country up to a democratization program that allowed the state’s most valuable strategic assets to be transferred to voracious oligarchs for pennies on the dollar. The plundering of Russia pleased Washington which is why it sent a number of prominent US economists to Moscow to assist in the transition from communism to a free-market system. These neoliberal miscreants subjected the Russian economy to “shock therapy” which required the auctioning off of state-owned resources and industries even while hyperinflation continued to rage and the minuscule life savings of ordinary working people were wiped out almost over night. The upshot of this Washington-approved looting-spree was a dramatic uptick in extreme poverty which intensified the immiseration of tens of millions of people. Economist Joseph Stiglitz followed events closely in Russia at the time and summed it up like this:

“In Russia, the people were told that capitalism was going to bring new, unprecedented prosperity. In fact, it brought unprecedented poverty, indicated not only by a fall in living standards, not only by falling GDP, but by decreasing life spans and enormous other social indicators showing a deterioration in the quality of life…..

(Due to) the tight monetary policies that were pursued… firms didn’t have the money to even pay their employees…. they didn’t have enough money to pay their pensioners, to pay their workers….Then, with the government not having enough revenue, other aspects of life started to deteriorate. They didn’t have enough money for hospitals, schools. Russia used to have one of the good school systems in the world; the technical level of education was very high. (But they no longer had) enough money for that. So it just began to affect people in every dimension of their lives….

The number of people in poverty in Russia, for instance, increased from 2 percent to… somewhere between 40 and 50 percent, with more than one out of two children living in families below poverty. The market economy was a worse enemy for most of these people than the Communists had said it would be. It brought Gucci bags, Mercedes, the fruits of capitalism to a few….But you had a shrinking (economy). The GDP in Russia fell by 40 percent. In some (parts) of the former Soviet Union, the GDP, the national income, fell by over 70 percent. And with that smaller pie it was more and more unequally divided, so a few people got bigger and bigger slices, and the majority of people wound up with less and less and less…. (PBS interview with Joseph Stiglitz, Commanding Heights)

So, as long as Russia remained open to the West’s political maneuvering and wholesale thievery, every thing was hunky-dory. But as soon as Vladimir Putin got his bearings (during his second term as President) and started reassembling the broken state, then western elites became very concerned and denounced Putin as an “autocrat” and a “KGB thug.” At the same time, Washington continued its maniacal push eastward using its military catspaw, NATO, to achieve its geopolitical ambitions to control vital resources and industries in the most populous and prosperous region of the coming century, Eurasia. After promising Russian President Gorbachev that NATO would never “expand one inch to the east”, the US-led military alliance added 13 new countries to its membership, all of them straddling Russia’s western flank, all of them located, like Hitler, on Russia’s doorstep, all of them posing an existential threat to Russia’s survival. NATO forces now routinely conduct provocative military drills just miles from the Russian border while state-of-the-art missile systems surround Russia on all sides. (Imagine Russia conducting similar drills in the Gulf of Mexico or on the Canadian border. How would Washington respond?)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gave an excellent summary of post Cold War history at a gathering of the Korber Foundation in Berlin in 2017. Brainwashed Americans who foolishly blame Russia for meddling in the 2016 elections, should pay attention to what he said.

LAVROV– “Ever since the fall of the Berlin Wall we have shown our cards, trying to do our best to assert the values of equal partnership in international affairs….Back in the early 1990s, we withdrew our troops from Eastern and Central Europe and the Baltic states and dramatically downsized our military capacity near our western borders…
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When the cold war era came to an end, Russia was hoping that this would become our common victory – the victory of both the former Communist bloc countries and the West. The dreams of ushering in shared peace and cooperation seemed near to fruition. However, the United States and its allies decided to declare themselves the sole winners, refusing to work together to create the architecture of equal and indivisible security. They made their choice in favor of shifting the dividing lines to our borders – through expanding NATO and then through the implementation of the EU’s Eastern Partnership program…

As the Western countries’ elites were implementing a policy of political and economic containment of Russia, old threats were growing and new ones were emerging in the world, and the efforts to do away with them have failed. I think that the main reason for that is that the model of “West-centric” globalization, which developed following the dismantling of the bipolar architecture and was aimed at ensuring the prosperity of one-seventh of the world’s population at the expense of the rest, proved ineffective. It is becoming more and more obvious that a narrow group of “chosen ones” is unable to ensure the sustainable growth of the global economy on their own and solve such major challenges as poverty, climate change, shortage of food and other vital resources….

The latest events are clear evidence that the persistent attempts to form a unipolar world order have failed….The new centers of economic growth and concomitant political influence are assuming responsibility for the state of affairs in their regions. Let me reiterate that the emergence of multipolar world order is a fact and a reality. Seeking to hold back this process and keep the unfairly gained privileged positions is going to lead nowhere. We see increasing examples of nations raising their voice in defense of their right to decide their own destiny….” (Sergey Lavrov, Russian Foreign Minister)

The American people need to look beyond the propaganda and try to grasp what’s really going on. Russia is not Washington’s enemy, it’s a friend that’s trying to nudge the US in adirection that will increase its opportunities for peace and prosperity in the future. Lavrov is simply pointing out that a multipolar world is inevitable as economic power becomes more widespread. This emerging reality means the US will have to modify its behavior, cooperate with other sovereign nations, comply with international law, and seek a peaceful settlement to disputes. It means greater parity between the states, fairer representation in global decision-making, and a narrower gap between the world’s winners and losers.

Who doesn’t want this? Who doesn’t want to see an end of the bloody US-led invasions, the countless drone assassinations, the vast destruction of ancient civilizations, and the senseless slaughter of innocent men, women and children? Who doesn’t want to see Washington’s wings clipped so the bloodletting stops and the millions of refugees and internally displaced can return to their homes?

Lavrov offers a vision of the future that all peace-loving people should welcome with open arms.

Admit it: The imperial model has failed. It’s time to move on.

 
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  1. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:

    Anon from TN
    However true in describing the events, this article is a load of wishful thinking. No dominant Empire ever withdrew peacefully and all of a sudden began abiding by the international law. Dominant empires come crashing down, with the debris hurting a lot of people and other countries. That’s much more likely scenario than the US suddenly becoming benign and rejecting imperial aspirations of the elites. Not to mention that the US elites visibly degenerated since the disintegration of the USSR in 1991.

  2. CK says:

    You could start your analysis in 1905.
    The treaty of Portsmouth that marked the end of the Russo-Japanese war.
    Pres. Roosevelt pretended to be an honest broker and screwed Russia in favour of the Warburg banking family.

  3. Z-man says:

    You mean the Jews/NEOCON’s war on Russia over the last many years…

    • Replies: @Sam J.
    , @Rurik
    , @mr meener
  4. Realist says:

    “The American people need to look beyond the propaganda and try to grasp what’s really going on.”

    Not going to happen. Most Americans are shallow and stupid.

    • Agree: Cyrano
  5. polskijoe says:

    Dont forget the Japanese-Russian war. Same guy funded that, and then the Bolsheviks.

    The US (Schiff send tons of money to Bolsheviks), later on the side of Whites?
    And Germany also send trucks and people to Russia.

    (perhaps it was different factions aiding each side, Tory/Imperialists, Fabian Socialists, Other Socialists?).

    And the UK played a role with the first revolution (Kerensky was a Freemason or Rosicrucian if I remember).

  6. Re: “The chief purpose of Allied intervention in Soviet Russia was to help the Whites defeat the Reds and destroy Bolshevism.”

    Nonsense. If that had been their goal, the interventionists could simply have provided material and logistical aid to the Whites, which they didn’t to any significant degree, rather than commit large numbers of their own troops. Their real objective was to carve out spheres of control or influence from the resource-rich carcass of the Russian Empire, much as they later did from the Ottoman Empire, and had earlier done in China. To that end, it was important that the Reds – who had themselves been financed by interests within the same interventionist powers – not be ousted by a strong, nationally minded Russian government. Indeed, it is precisely the existence of such a government today that so irks the latter-day heirs of the interventionists of a century ago.

    • Agree: Vojkan
    • Replies: @gwynedd1
  7. utu says:

    The chief purpose of Allied intervention in Soviet Russia was to help the Whites defeat the Reds and destroy Bolshevism.”

    What if it was just the opposite. To suffocate Whites and cut them off from weapon supplies and to extract the loot made easily available during the turmoil. How much gold was extracted by Czech Legion?

    But you are write this was a war on Russia on the Bolshevik side. Bolsheviks who destroyed Russia.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  8. as long as the establishment keeps cramming immigrants into america and keeps interest rates low, home prices will climb and stock prices stay high….and as long as that ponzi stays afloat, the american majority will go along with whatever crimes our elites perpetrate…

    The american establishment is the enemy. Period.

  9. Seraphim says:
    @CK

    Of course. Add to that the successful lobbying of Jacob Schiff for the abrogation in 1911 of the Russo-American Treaty of Commerce of 1832, for reasons of ‘persecution of Jews in Russia’. First instance of ‘sanctions’.

    About Jacob Schiff , his hate for the Tsar, his financing of the Japanese to attack Russia and role in bringing on the Revolution which would ‘give Jews equal rights’ see:
    A. Netchvolodow, “L’ Empereur Nicolas II. et les Juifs: essais sur la révolution russe dans ses rapports avec l’activité universelle du Judaisme contemporain”, Paris, 1924.

    The meme “the Allied intervention in the Russian Civil War.. was a failed attempt to eradicate Bolshevism while it was still weak….” is baloney.

    • Replies: @Jake
  10. Putin was intended to be a puppet of the oligarchs. It was a huge shock when he turned against those oligarchs after he took power.

  11. Stalin trusted nobody, but his distrust of Churchill was indeed immense.
    Churchill was against the Normandy landings, he wanted a landing in the Balkans.
    That FDR ignored Churchill here, I suppose because he already in 1933 had promised Stalin E Europe.
    Eisenhower stopped the allied advance, so that the Red Army could take Berlin, USA jeeps were in Prague, but the army was ordered not to advance further.
    The Red Army ‘liberated’ Prague.
    For the Tsjechs WWII ended in 1990.
    FDR’s goal was to rule the world with a smaller Britain, Stalin and Chiang Kai Shek.
    Alas Stalin had other ideas, as had Mao.
    Even in 1946 Bernard Baruch tried to create a world government.

    • Replies: @Ondrej
  12. Sam J. says:
    @Z-man

    Agreed. The Jews are running our country into the ground. Hopefully when they finally do no one else will take them and we will finally get rid of them and drive them out of the country for good. We can always rebuild but the Jews are running out of countries to plunder.

  13. Jake says:

    The US is no more going to admit its imperial model is wrong than did England. The US is not going to ‘move on.’

    In effect, we are continuing the British Empire. The sun never sets on the Anglo-Zionist Empire. The seas and oceans are all controlled by the navy of the WASP-Zionist Empire. The global economy is controlled by the Yank Imperium. It, and it alone, only the Anglo-Zionist Empire, can prevent the world from plunging into chaos, and it does that necessary good work of mercy by starting wee fires in every corner of the globe.

    The Anglo-Zionist Empire selflessly ruins ‘your’ local world, and ‘their’ local world, only when it is necessary for the greater good.

    DC is merely the new London. In terms of Russia, the US is doing little more than getting even for the Charge of the Light Brigade. The WASP Empire intends to destroy Russia as a meaningful power.

  14. Jake says:
    @Seraphim

    Correct.

    Many of the leaders of the Allies did fear the spread of Bolshevism, as a blowback into central and western Europe. They and their forebears had been working hard for most of a century to make certain that Russia could not turn the defeat of Napoleon into a Christian empire that could at least force the British Empire and its current allies to see it as a full equal. And they always used Jews and ‘the Jewish question’ in order to bash Russia.

    The Anglo-Zionist Empire did not begin after WW2, much less later than that. And it did not originate in NYC and DC. The British Empire was the Anglo-Zionist Empire Part 1. It began when Oliver Cromwell, the archetypal WASP, made alliance with Jews, taking Jewish money and granting Jews the right to re-enter England, as well as special rights and privileges therein, in order to keep slaughtering native British Isles Christians.

    Anglo-Saxon Puritanism was a Judaizing heresy. Judaizing heresy has inevitable fruits. WASP culture was formed very much, decisively, by a Judaizing heresy.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
    , @FB
  15. @AnonFromTN

    Bingo. If Soviet leadership appeared to be criminally naive and gave up earned by blood security and advantages it was within capitalism nature by the West to treat suckers the way they deserved. Lavrov should know better. They are speaking multipolar eorld order as spmething good. I think it is bad. In the world of increasingly limited resources and increasing population multipolarity eill mean only everybody will be at everybody throat sooner or late. The problem with current arrangement is that usa is unfit for position. It is criminal mafia state which uses mafia approach towards international affairs. The whole current crisis started back in 70′. It was temporary alleviated by the use of credit that started under Reagan and created picture of health which in reality was addiction eiforia and which Soviet elite swallowed line and hook as real deal. The fall of the soviet union helped to prolong life of the system via markets expansion and resources transfer but now it is over. Capitalism as a system is in death throws. It is dead end hence levels of debt which cannot be paid back, falling standards of live, bubbles everywhere and social degeneracy.

  16. Second, it’s increasing the threats to Russia’s national security by arming and training militant proxies in Syria and Ukraine,

    Last I looked, Ukraine is a sovereign country recognized by both the US and Russia. That “militant proxy” in Ukraine is the Ukrainian Army. Russia has shown the need for that Army in Crimea and the Donbas. The aggressor is Russia, not Ukraine.

    What Russia wants is normal, peaceful relations based on respect for each others interests and for international law.

    That statement is risible. If Russia wanted to respect international law, it would not have invaded Ukraine, stolen and annexed Crimea, and invaded the Donbas in an attempt to create a land bridge to Crimea. Russia want’s his interests respected, but that the end of it.

    Admit it: The imperial model has failed. It’s time to move on.

    Tell Putin. He’s the one presiding over an empire, both defacto and in reality. Only some of the Russian Empire has broken off, the “Stans,” Ukraine, The Baltics, and the Transcaucasus. Russia is the aggressor and Putin is trying to take back the “near abroad” to realize his restoration of Russian Imperialism.

  17. The 1905 peace only saw Japan as a loser. The Imperial Navy had thouroughly beaten the Zarist Nayy but Japan received nearly nothing for it. If the USA had not looked down on Japan at that time, there would have been no Pacific Theater maybe.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  18. God bless Putin and Russia for standing up against the Zionist NWO ie a Zionist One World Government and God bless Russia for defending Christians in Syria against the satanic AL CIADA aka ISIS which is a creation of ISRAEL and the U.S. and BRITAIN.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
  19. Washington’s war on Russia has a long history dating back at least 100 years to the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.

    While that ‘s true, it goes back a bit further.

    The Bolsheviks came to power because of Wall Street financing and they were used against Russia.

    Sutton details it all.

    Then there’s this.:

    We were penetrating by degrees into the powerful Jewish federation, with its fourteen-story palace from which two hundred thousand copies of the Forward were daily disgorged – a newspaper with the stale odor of sentimentally philistine socialism, always ready for the most perfidious betrayals.

    -Leon Trotsky, My Life, CHAPTER XXII

    https://www.marxists.org/archive/trotsky/1930/mylife/ch22.htm

  20. Seraphim says:
    @Jake

    Right, of course.
    The seeds of the AZ Empire were planted by Henry VIII when he appealed to the Italian Rabbis to furnish him reasons for his divorce from the Jewish Law!
    He became a fan of “the true meaning of Hebrew Scripture” (Hebraica Veritas) and an advocate for the importance of Hebrew studies.
    In 1546, Henry VIII endowed the Regius Professorship of Hebrew at the University of Oxford in order to ensure that the Hebrew Bible was accessible to the future clergy studying at Oxford. Henry VIII was the founder of academic Jewish studies at Oxford, the longest continuous chair in Hebrew studies anywhere in the world.
    Then the seeds have been generously watered during the reign of Oriana, when her famous astrologer and Magus John Dee introduced to English intellectuals the mysticism of the Jews (Kabbalah), and the Jewish rabbis would be its ultimate authorities. John Dee was also an advocate of England’s imperial expansion into a “British Empire”, a term he is generally credited with coining.
    Then Cromwell, then the Pilgrims, then the British Israelites, then Rothschild, Montefiore, Sassoon, then… and here we are.

    • Replies: @FB
  21. Washington and its allies sent 150,000 men from 15 nations to intervene on behalf of the “Whites” hoping to staunch the spread of communism into Europe.

    Which was probably just for show since the “revolutionaries” were financed out of New Yoik.

    No wonder people get confused about these things!

    Famous names, Vanderbilt, Lamont, Whitney, Morgan, mingled with those of communist leaders. The Russian Institute was so respectable that it was allowed to give in-service courses to New York City schoolteachers for credit.

    -Bella Dodd, School of Darkness, Chap 11

  22. Seraphim says:
    @Quartermaster

    We need some comic relief from time to time.

  23. @Bill Miller

    It’s interesting and key to note that Japan’s victory was also financed out of New Yoik. The czar was long in the other imperialists’ gun sights.

    Jacob Henry Schiff … was an American banker, businessman, and [war monger and war profiteer]. He helped finance, among many other things, the Japanese military efforts against Tsarist Russia in the Russo-Japanese War.

    Born in Frankfurt, Germany, Schiff migrated to the United States after the American civil war, and joined the firm Kuhn, Loeb & Co.[1] From his base on Wall Street, he was the foremost Jewish leader from 1880 to 1920 in what later became known as the “Schiff era”, grappling with all major Jewish issues and problems of the day, including the plight of Russian Jews under the Tsar, American and international anti-semitism, care of needy Jewish immigrants, and the rise of Zionism.[2][3]

    http://military.wikia.com/wiki/Jacob_Schiff

    Poor Japan. Another tool and victim of the bloodthirsty big money goons.

  24. @Quartermaster

    Admit it: The imperial model has failed. It’s time to move on.

    Tell Putin. He’s the one presiding over an empire, both defacto and in reality.

    What’re Trump and Netanyahoo presiding over?

  25. @CK

    You could start your analysis in 1905.
    The treaty of Portsmouth that marked the end of the Russo-Japanese war.
    Pres. Roosevelt pretended to be an honest broker and screwed Russia in favour of the Warburg banking family.

    Yup.

  26. …all of them straddling Russia’s western flank, all of them located, like Hitler, on Russia’s doorstep,

    Dear Mike,

    You are a fine columnist and seem like a great guy, but you got that backwards.

    Please note the activities of the “permanent world revolutionaries” in Germany and surrounding areas, and you’ll see that the Nazis would never have come into power but for Wall Street financed Bolshie nastiness.

    Putin is being demonized in pretty much the same way that Hitler was.

    History repeats. There’s a pattern here, and I’m surprised that a man of your caliber parrots the old Red war propaganda regarding Hitler.

    Thank you.

  27. Mikhail says: • Website
    @CK

    Good point.

    The stuff about the Russian Civil War is regurgitated leftist and leftist influenced BS. In actuality, that situation was considerably more nuanced.

    Initially, foreign forces in Russia were there for the purpose of keeping check on each other as WW I was still being fought. The amount of support given to the Whites was limited. The actual fighting done by the “Allied intervention” was quite minimal.

    Never minding the German support for the Bolshes, along with that of Western leftists.

    In actuality, the UK was mixed on whether to support the Whites.

    https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/03/22/reexamining-russias-past.html

    http://www.eurasiareview.com/08042016-fuzzy-history-how-poland-saved-the-world-from-russia-analysis/

    • Replies: @CK
    , @Thirdeye
  28. El George says:

    The US has been absolutely clear about it. They are an empire and will try to destroy anyone that interferes with its imperial ambitions, China and Russia are interfering so they are trying to completely destroy Russia before they do it with China, the real powerful enemy.
    Its kind of frustrating the not so frontal support of China to Russia as it is onbious that once Russia is destroyed, if there’s still a world, NATO will address all their efforts (political isolation, economic and trade sanctions, information demonization and finally destruction of China, UNLESS Russia, China, North Korea, Iran, Syria, Armenia, Kazakhstan, and all the Russian and Chinese allies conform a new Warsaw Pact and economic partnership so can create a parallel world far away from the western destruction of the world

  29. WHAT says:
    @Quartermaster

    You can`t steal what`s already yours.

  30. Mikhail says: • Website
    @Quartermaster

    The realities of Kosovo and northern Cyprus reveal that might makes right.

    Concerning Ukraine, you omit that the West went against an internationally brokered agreement, that it had crafted and supported on how Ukraine was to be governed. Thereafter, a series of anti-Russian actions led to an understandable backlash as detailed towards the end of this piece:

    https://www.globalresearch.ca/twisted-history-against-russia-and-serbia/5390154

    On another matter you raise: Albeit with some unfortunate moments (as is true with other large multiethnic nations), Russia is an overall multiethnic success story, as evidenced by the number of folks with non-Russian backgrounds, who’ve greatly contributed to that nation – with the admiration of most of its citizenry.

  31. Joe Hide says:

    Trump is America’s Putin. The major influences in the military largely back him while the monopolistic and parasitic portion of the billionaires oppose him. This is very similiar to Putin’s situation in times past. Things are getting better, it’s just not so obvious because of the media. Keep Your eyes open!

  32. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @Quartermaster

    Anon from TN
    Judging by the comment, the last time you were in Russia or Ukraine is never.
    The most important thing about sovereignty is that everybody carries his own suitcase, i.e., the country is expected to pay its way. Ukraine never did that. It received a lot from Russia (including natural gas and many other things at below-market prices). In essence, it was like their only submarine that stays afloat as long as it’s welded to the pier: Ukraine was a parasite, staying afloat while it was welded to Russia. In their infinite wisdom, Ukrainians decided that it is more profitable to be a parasite of a wealthier host. They did not understand that generous never become wealthy, which means that wealthy are never generous. The US never pays for anyone, its foreign policy is usually to make a pile of shit, declare victory, and leave the shit for others to clean up. That’s what the US did in Ukraine. Have you noticed that Ukraine fatigue is already visible in the West: Ukraine disappeared from MSM, just like Darfur, little girl Bana, and Aleppo hospitals before it. Today mentioning this monumental failure in MSM is considered as impolite as farting in church. Enthusiastic not so long ago, EU and IMF are coming up with all sorts of excuses for refusing Ukraine credit, while before they gave this bankrupt entity money like there is no tomorrow. History resembles the mills of God: it grinds slowly, but it grinds exceedingly fine.
    Also, for those who, like you, know nothing about anything. Ukraine used to be an extremely heterogeneous country, where the majority speaks Russian and some Ukrainian, ~25-30% speaks Ukrainian and some Russian (these are mostly villagers), some (largely in Transcarpathian region) speak mostly Hungarian or Romanian, etc. By Ukrainian I mean literary Ukrainian and several Western Ukrainian dialects (I know first-hand that they are very different, as I speak and read literary Ukrainian and speak the dialect used in Lvov area, where I lived for the first 6 years of my life). If Ukrainian governments (all of them, not only the current one) cared about the country, rather than about lining their pockets, they would have made several languages official (like Switzerland, Singapore, or Belgium), and generally they would have promoted things that unite people, not those that divide them. Too late now: they ran what could have been a country into the ground. Being half-Ukrainian I do resent that.
    As to Crimea, it was illegally transferred to Ukraine from Russia by Krushchev in 1956. Ever since the breakup of the USSR in 1991 Crimea tried to get out of Ukraine. Finally, in 2014, as Crimeans put it, Russia did not betray them. You can talk about the referendum in 2014 being illegal until you are blue in the face, but its results were since confirmed by a poll by German company GfK, as well as by Gallup poll

    https://www.bbg.gov/wp-content/media/2014/06/Ukraine-slide-deck.pdf

    Crimea secession from Ukraine was certainly more legitimate than Kosovo secession from Serbia: no referendum was ever conducted in Kosovo (as we know now, for a good reason: about a third of Kosovo population has already run away from that “paradise”). I was in Crimea in 2015, and saw first-hand that the people were happy that they ran away from that Ukrainian madhouse.
    I know about Donbass also first hand, I grew up in Lugansk. My teacher of Ukrainian language and literature (yes, both were studied in school in Soviet times, from the 4th grade onward) loved me because I was the only kid in a class of 40+ students who could speak normal Ukrainian.
    So, you are welcome to believe whatever you want, but as far as the people in Crimea and Donbass are concerned, you can stuff your State Department propaganda right where it belongs.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  33. During the War of Northern Aggression, Britain and France supported the South, Russia supported the North. Let’s just admit that all the players in the Great Game interfere with and engage in behavior that benefits the rulers in their own country at the expense of other countries/economic entities. The only difference now is that nationalism is frowned upon by “polite society” that supports a global financial entity at the expense of the rulers in a particular country. But, the title of this article could have been the “Russia’s Century-Long War on America”, if written by another person.

  34. The standard propaganda ploy of assimilating the modern Russian Federation to the defunct Soviet Union. The arguments are just the latest re-hash of what we’ve all heard umpteen times before. I laughed at the idea of Putin defending “the foundational principle of state sovereignty upon which the entire edifice of global security rests”. He doesn’t seem to be defending it in Ukraine, which is why he has come to be seen as the principal current threat to “the entire edifice of global security”. If Putin hadn’t attacked Ukraine, there wouldn’t be any sanctions and it wouldn’t be necessary to arm Ukraine or to hold military exercises in the Baltic. Given Russian aggression in Ukraine and Putin’s open meddling in the French and Italian elections, I hardly think that any campaign was necessary to convince people that Putin’s Russian Federation is a “meddling aggressor”! And, of course, Putin is already, and irreversibly, “bogged down in a bloody and protracted conflict in Syria”.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @FB
  35. CK says:
    @Mikhail

    The excuse given for the USA and then the UK to invade Murmansk and Archangel was that a great deal of allied war supplies had piled up at those two ports and after Russia left WWI the allies claimed to fear that German armies would invade and capture all the goodies. The nearest Germans were approximately 1500 miles away and pointed in the wrong direction.
    The excuse given for the USA and Japan invading Siberia was of course the Czech Brigade and keeping the Trans Siberian Railway running.
    After Wilson stroked out, it was obvious in the USA that the next president would be a Republican and that the Republicans were not in favour of the misadventure. 2-3 years for most of the invaders and then poof, gone like mist over taiga. The Japanese stayed in Siberia attempting to separate it from Russia until 1925.
    In 1927 Stalin defeated Trotsky for Lenin’s crown, expelled him from the Party and eventually Trotsky went into exile in the arms of Frida Kahlo.
    Until that day it was assumed that Russia would be minority ruled country.
    Reversing Stalin’s victory has been the objective of the Trotskyites and their children and NeoCon grandchildren since 1926.

    On the topic of the Ukraine, the demarcation line between the two sides is also the demarcation line between the two great religions that have been in the Ukraine since 400 ad. The Roman Catholic side to the west and the Orthodox Catholic side to the east. It is an extension of the same religious war last seen in Yugoslavia where the Catholic Croats and Slovenes fought the Orthodox Serbs and Montenegrins. This war has been going on since the successful Christian apostasy from Judean judiasm around 33 ad.

    • Replies: @Mikhail
  36. Joe Wong says:
    @AnonFromTN

    The British call the American uneducated colonials, expecting the American to think more intellectually than those who they spun off is a tall order.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  37. Che Guava says:

    Mike,

    I am the occasional reader of Counterpunch, years ago was considering print sub., but too much is stupid.

    Am always to enjoy your writing, strongly to disagree with some that is never to appear here, but always like your style.

    Lavrov is, indeed, rather brilliant in explaining reality, so thanks for the quotes, had read fragments before.

    Sincerely,

    A fan.

  38. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @Michael Kenny

    Anon from TN
    I’ll be brief, just list the countries that the US invaded illegally in the last 25 years or where the US supported an illegal military action by its allies: former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Yemen, Syria. Applicable international law was violated every time. In essence, the US made sure there is no international law left, only the law of the jungle: might makes right.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  39. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @Joe Wong

    Anon from TN
    The British tend to be condescending towards everyone, for no good reason, considering what their country has become. The British elites are ridiculously obsequious towards the US elites, though, as the UK is a pathetic vassal of the US. They don’t even care who runs the US: Blair was Clinton’s poodle before becoming Bush’s poodle, etc. Frankly, I am sorry for Britain, it used to be a country.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @Hibernian
  40. @AnonFromTN

    I miss all the S and Middle American countries.

    Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, William Blum, et.al., ‘Superpower Principles, U.S. Terrorism against Cuba’, 2005, Monroe

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  41. Rurik says:
    @Z-man

    You mean the Jews/NEOCON’s war on Russia over the last many years…

    Mike Whitney has never heard of Jews or neocons. He’s never heard of Zionism or those agents of Rothschild; Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Boris Berezovsky or all the other “Russian” oligarchs who looted Russia blind and sent her reeling into despair until Putin heroically wrested Russia from these demonic crooks.

    And THAT is why the ZUA is menacing Russia. Because it no longer is being looted and humiliated by the Fiend. But is rather now an ascendant, white Christian nation run by an unapologetic nationalist who is preventing the demonic neocons from destroying Syria and everywhere else the Fiend glowers askance.

    duh

    all anyone has to do is look at how the ZUS treated Russia under the besotted Yeltsin and the Jewish oligarchs (Rothschild agents) who had looted the nation blind. Then it was all roses with the ZUSA. When Russia was being raped by a Jewish theft of her resources, and the Russian people were wretched and despondent, then the ZUSA was gushing its approval.

    contrast this ridiculous buffoon with Putin, and you understand why (((they))) loved Yetsin and hate Putin.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
  42. annamaria says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Agree.
    This is Megyn Kelly interview with Putin. : https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/03/11/megyn-kelly-silly-ended-conveyer-russian-truth-americans/
    A badly prepared journalist asks questions fitting a gossip section of some second-rate newspaper; she makes herself a fool by being biased and tactless. Some parts of the interview make think that poor Megyn suffers an onset of dementia.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @FB
  43. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Anon from TN
    Of course, the list is incomplete. Should include Panama, Grenada, etc. There were also lots of illegal US invasions in other South and Mid-American countries before the last 25 years. The tiger did not change its stripes.

    • Replies: @Sergey Krieger
  44. annamaria says:
    @Quartermaster

    “Ukraine is a sovereign country…”
    – This Kaganat of Nuland run by Groysman and Poroshenko in collaboration with the neo-Nazis of Pravij Sector? What a joke.
    The ziocons’ achievements since Maidan:
    “In 2015, The Guardian called Ukraine “the most corrupt nation in Europe.” https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_in_Ukraine
    At the same time, “The Israeli authorities have revealed by the end of 2017 a two-fold increase in the number of anti-Semitic incidents in Ukraine … Ukraine was named the leader of the post-Soviet space by the frequency of verbal attacks and violent actions against Jews, their property, shrines and community institutions.” https://dninews.com/article/israel-notes-growth-anti-semitism-ukraine
    And there is no end to your genuflections to the ZUSA. See Monsanto and Biden’s interests.

  45. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @annamaria

    Anon from TN
    Her intellectual prowess is irrelevant. She is doing what she is paid to do. He who pays the musicians calls the tune. This applies to all “free” Western MSM.

  46. @AnonFromTN

    The British tend to be condescending towards everyone, for no good reason, considering what their country has become.

    I’ve noticed that incompetent losers typically tend to act that way. Must be some kind of overcompensation for perceived inadequacies or something. I do not know; I’m no mental health expert.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  47. EugeneGur says:
    @Quartermaster

    Last I looked, Ukraine is a sovereign country recognized by both the US and Russia.

    Last time I looked, being a sovereign country doesn’t mean the country can’t have a border dispute. The borders between the former Soviet Union republics that turned into “sovereign” countries literally overnight were and still are completely unfit as international borders. They were administrative borders separating parts within the country, and those parts had never been independent before for any length of time.

    Administrative borders don’t have to accommodate national/cultural/religious/historical divisions; the citizens on all sides of these borders have the same rights, and, therefore, these borders don’t matter all that much. When they become international borders, suddenly they do, and the incongruities of the national or cultural and formal dividing lines become all too apparent. To treat these borders as something absolute and inviolable is both ridiculous and impractical.

    That’s what happened with Crimea, which was never Ukrainian in any imaginable sense of the word. BTW, Sevastopol was never even formally transferred to Ukraine remaining in the Soviet time federally administered city, just like Moscow or St.Petersburg. When the citizens of Crimea found themselves in Ukraine and subjects to ukrainization, they resented that. They’ve been trying to get back to Russia since the Day 1. The coup in Ukraine of 2014 was the last straw both for Crimea and Russia. To a certain extent, the same applies to Donbass as well.

  48. Rurik says:
    @jacques sheete

    The British tend to be condescending towards everyone, for no good reason, considering what their country has become.

    Must be some kind of overcompensation for perceived inadequacies or something. I do not know; I’m no mental health expert.

    the best blood and vigor of the British Isles left during colonial days, when the spirit of Lion Heart demanded (like their Nordic, Viking heritage) to explore the vast unknowns, and voyage like Odysseus to the edges of the universe to frolic with exotic maidens and battle cannibals and savages.

    Today all that’s left are the offspring of those who cried to mommy ‘don’t make me go on the scary boat! Let me cower here where it’s safe, mommy’.

    And so now they’re run by a nation of delicate and effeminate pedophiles, who tolerate things like this:

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5487167/Telford-child-sex-scandal-involving-1-000-Britains-worst.html

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Andrei Martyanov
  49. Rurik says:
    @Rurik

    the difference between the nature of the British male a couple hundred years ago

    vs. what they’ve become..

    is the difference between the iron ball sack of Putin

    https://www.yahoo.com/news/putin-maybe-jews-not-kremlin-meddled-us-election-164741837.html

    vs. the pedophile British approved Yeltsin

    • Replies: @NoseytheDuke
  50. @AnonFromTN

    Looks more like hyena.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  51. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @Sergey Krieger

    Anon from TN
    I’d stick to the tiger analogy: tigers kill their prey, so does the US, whereas the hyenas wait for another predator to kill it. It that sense Churchill was right calling Poland the hyena of Europe before WWII: it got a chunk of Czechoslovakia only when Hitler killed it (with the blessing of France and UK according to Munich Agreement of 1938).

    • Replies: @Sergey Krieger
  52. @Rurik

    “… swift decline in British vigor at home and the failure to exploit the empire were not owing to some inevitable senescent process of history….That cause was a political doctrine….The doctrine was liberalism, which criticized and finally demolished the traditional conception of the nation-state as a collective organism, a community, and asserted instead the primacy of individual. According to liberal thinking a nation was no more than so many human atoms who happened to live under the same set of laws….It was Adam Smith who formulated the doctrine of Free Trade, the keystone of liberalism, which was to exercise a long-live and baneful effect on British power….Adam Smith attacked the traditional “mercantilist” belief that a nation should be generally self-supporting…”

    Correlli Barnett, The Collapse Of British Power, 1972 edition, page 91.

    It is not just British issue anymore. Albeit it seems that pedophilia and rape have a higher number of occurrences than elsewhere. And I don’t mean just generic British “Asian men”. Similar, with different emphasis though, processes are taking place in the US. It is an “Anglo” thing primarily.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @Seraphim
    , @Miro23
  53. yurivku says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Good comment, agree almost with everything except literature Ukranian – they have no literature, just peasant’s dialect, but it’s actually not matters.
    But this is strange for you not to understand that person you’re addressing to is not capable to learn.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  54. Ondrej says:
    @jilles dykstra

    For Czechoslovakia WW2 ended indeed by Red Army liberation 9. may 1945.

    As for US war effort – most notable in Czech lands are bombing raids and destruction of:

    - Prague’s Emmaus monastery established 1347 by Charles IV. as centrum for Slavic liturgy.
    - Prague’s Municipal House on Old Town Square
    - Pilsen Škoda factory

    Red Army left Czechoslovakia swiftly during summer 1945…

  55. Quote for the author of the piece.:

    In June 1922…the Zionist halter was firmly reaffixed
    round the neck of American State policy,
    and though American voter only slowly
    realized this, it became immaterial to him which party prevailed at elections.

    -Douglas Reed, The Controversy of Zion, p 300-301

    https://archive.org/stream/TheControversyOfZion/TheControversyOfZion_djvu.txt

    There you have it; “US” foreign policy for the past century. Same goes for the skaggy Brits, too no doubt.

  56. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @yurivku

    Anon from TN
    I am not writing for that person: he/she/it is clearly a propaganda shill bought and paid for. I am writing for normal people reading this thread.

    I beg to differ about Ukrainian literature. First, you have to keep in mind that it is unfair to compare it to Russian literature: only literature in English is in the same league, even French, German, and Spanish language literature is much smaller in volume. Second, the first literary work in Ukrainian was Eneida by Kotlyarevsky, written in 1798, first published in 1842. BTW, Kotlyarevsky was an officer in the Russian army, fought Turks and then Napoleon. Then there is Shevchenko (poems; his prose was written in Russian), Ivan Franko, Nechuy-Levytsky (Kajdasheva Sim’ya and other things), etc. In the twentieth century there were some good poets (say, Andriy Malyshko comes to mind), etc. There is even literature in some of the Western Ukrainian dialects (say, Vasyl Stephanyk is pretty good, but certainly not at the level of Pushkin, Tolstoy, Dostoevsky, or Bulgakov). One of the crimes of the current Ukrainian government is that they defamed Ukrainian language and literature. Literature does exist, but everything current Kiev authorities say about it is a blatant lie.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  57. Rurik says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    Albeit it seems that pedophilia and rape … …. an “Anglo” thing primarily.

    naw, it’s huge in ((Hollywood)), and Sweden too.

    ‘No-go’ areas for the indigenous people that have lived in those lands for millenniums

    a nation of castroti, tossing their children onto Moloch’s pyres for a pat on the head from the Zionists and a contemptuously tossed shekel.

    Germany and France also wallow in self-abasement. It sucks having a government that serves at the pleasure of Zionist Jew$. Soon your identity as an ancient people are trodden under the throngs and hoards of invaders from Africa and everywhere else, who’d be fools not to come.

    The ‘solution’ is just to turn your nation’s men into soy-boy SJWs, shitlibs, homos and boy-lovers. A win/wing for the Zionists.

    But the “men” have to be willing to play along, and I just don’t see too much of that in the ZUS, or Australia or other places with a heavy dose of (hardier?) Anglo blood.

  58. FB says:

    Mike Whitney at his very best…

    Talking honest to goodness sense and giving us a clear view of the Big Picture…

    I have to highlight this…

    ‘…It means greater parity between the states, fairer representation in global decision-making, and a narrower gap between the world’s winners and losers.

    Who doesn’t want this?

    Who doesn’t want to see an end of the bloody US-led invasions, the countless drone assassinations, the vast destruction of ancient civilizations, and the senseless slaughter of innocent men, women and children?

    Who doesn’t want to see Washington’s wings clipped so the bloodletting stops and the millions of refugees and internally displaced can return to their homes?..’

    This the question everyone should be asking…who are these monsters that do not want to see humanity live in decency, peace and prosperity…?

    And the answer should be likewise clear to everyone…

    It is only the wicked and evil of this world…who unfortunately are in the driver’s seat in the US and their vassals…

    Those who wish to take take take…and are ready to kill kill kill to get their loot from a suffering mass of humanity worldwide…including right here at home…

    Those who believe in their god-given ‘exceptionalism’…that’s who…

    The only question is…when will our long-suffering people wake up…?

    And will it be too late by then…?

    • Replies: @Rurik
  59. FB says:
    @annamaria

    HAW HAW HAW…

    Yess…‘Craigie’ at his best…

    ‘…Let’s give her a big hand. Clearly, as her stupid questions indicate, she is a brainwashed dumbshit American.

    Megyn Kelly cannot help being an imbecile as she is an American presstitute, but still Putin comes across as the leader he is.

    There is no one in the West comparable to Putin. To present Putin in his true light is not Megyn’s intention, but it is what she achieves regardless of her intent…’

  60. @AnonFromTN

    Actually hyenas are hunters in their own right. Lions actually take their kills from them when they can. It is the way hyenas kill… Unlike clean kills by lions and tigers via strangulation hyenas rips stomach off or go for testicles. It is messy. And they eat everything even bones and hoofs. Sounds familiar.

  61. Rurik says:
    @FB

    I have to highlight this…

    ‘…It means greater parity between the states, fairer representation in global decision-making, and a narrower gap between the world’s winners and losers.

    Who doesn’t want this?

    who doesn’t want that?

    how about every person living in a first world nation?

    do the people of Finland want to have economic parity with the people of Ethiopia?!

    is that your solution to the world’s problems?

    The people of the ZUS are tired of being the ‘exceptional’ people who get to fund and die in eternal and evil wars for Israel. OK?!

    It’s not our idea. It’s the fucking Zionist Jews who control my government and yours, (unless you live in Russia or one of the very few states that isn’t controlled by the Fiend).

    Reducing the living standards of Switzerland to that of Somalia may make a few butt-hurt losers feel less egregious about themselves, (knowing they personally should not be entitled to live as well as they do, since they personally are worthless losers). But there are a lot of Westerners who don’t think the problems that ail the world are due to the fact that they work hard and smart and earn a better living standard than those in sub-Sahara Africa.

    The solution is to repudiate the Zionist Jews and their demands that we all sanction their eternal wars for Israel. OK

    Duh, fucking duh.

    NOT to rail endlessly about those damn Yankees eating Big Macs. You can hate them all you want, but THEY are NOT the ones foisting all the wars and horror shows all over the planet.

    and as long as people refuse to say the bloody ZIO-emperor has no fucking clothes, then we’re never going to end the fucking wars!!!!

    • Disagree: FB
    • Replies: @FB
    , @Rzhevskiy
    , @yurivku
  62. FB says:
    @Jake

    ‘…The British Empire was the Anglo-Zionist Empire Part 1. It began when Oliver Cromwell, the archetypal WASP…’

    I would argue it began 100 years before that…with the Tudor Conquest of Ireland…

    Thus began the Plantations of Ireland…and the rape of that people and country…

    …which was to serve as the model [extermination of local peoples and settlement by an entitled invader class] that for the subsequent plunder of America, India and many others…

  63. BiIly J says:

    Russia is not an enemy of USA, if they wanted to attack USA they would have already done, they know that USA will never use nuclear weapons again. The real enemy is Mexico that is already attacking and invading USA, but unexplainably, USA wants sanctions against the powerful Rusia and does not want to make the minor damage to Mexico. USA is terrified and it is being raped by Mexico, it could, if it wanted, destroy Mexico in 3 days, but does not dare to do anything that could bother Mexico. It does not end NAFTA because Mexico orders not to end it. It does not deport dremaers because most are Mexicans and Mexico wants them to live in USA. It does not eliminate Sanctuary cities because they are already “property” of Mexico. California does not obey USA, it obeys Mexico.
    It is ludicrous, USA is a lion, Russia is a BIG tiger, and Mexico is a little dog. but unexplainable, USA prefers to face and fight against the big tiger, than to kill the little dog.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  64. FB says:
    @Seraphim

    Sorry to burst your bubble…but the Jew bogeyman is a figment of your imagination…as is this fanciful narrative…

    Jews have only been willing and [extremely] able accessories to crimes of imperialism…like the Greeks to the Romans…

    The tail wagging the dog theory is getting a little long in the tooth…

    [That is not to say the Old Testament poison did not infest a lot of the thinking behind both the British and subsequently American political 'mind'...if you can call it that...]

    • Agree: Cyrano
    • Troll: Rurik
  65. pax -americana /anglo-zionist
    Cathargo delenda est.
    Historical context The rise of the Roman Empire and the famous war of Hannibal the great.
    Russia= Catharge Pax-americana well it is self evident. T

    The slavic along with the sino population have suffered immeasurable human loss from ww2
    it is estimated the slavs lost close to 25 million people and the chinese 30 million people. These two great people have a sense of history and further more what the western imperial oligarchs inflicted on the chinese during the boxer wars. Does any one think that these people are going to bow down to western oligarchs and say yeah you in the west Washington Consensus mobsters we will be inslaved and bend over and allow you to do what ever you want with out vaseline.
    Western oligarchs Putin has just put out another fig leaf with one hell of a stern warning .
    IF ANYONE ATTACKS US OR ANY OF OUR ALLIES WE WILL RESPOND IN KIND AND MORE.
    Russian jet propulsion and nuclear technology has been and is leaps and bounds ahead of the west.
    I note some of the Democratic shills have sent a letter to Trump the Frump requesting that the US sit down and talk to those nasty Ruskies.
    Oh I forgot but the Russians ate my lunch and destroyed our democracies.
    Heads up sheeple our democracy died when they assassinated Mackinley.

    • Replies: @Miro23
  66. Rurik says:

    -

    The tail wagging the dog theory is getting a little long in the tooth…

    that’s only because you’re full of bullshit

    the entire hysteria over Russia is all a direct consequence of Zionist, Jewish ingregue and treachery

    ALL of it.

    the MIC would be happy with the gazillion dollar budget

    All the wars in the Middle East since Israel did 9/11 have been to bolster Israel, and destroy all nations it considered inconvenient to it’s hegemony in the region.

    anyone at this point who doesn’t see that OBVIOUS fact is either a rotten liar or a drooling imbecile

    sadly, I don’t think you’re a drooling imbecile

  67. Mikhail says: • Website
    @CK

    Keeping in mind that the Greek Catholics of the former Habsburg ruled part of what’s now present day Ukraine aren’t the dominant Christian group in that western area.

    Croats and Slovenes dodn’t get along so great, with Bulgarians and Serbs having differences.

  68. FB says:
    @Rurik

    ‘…do the people of Finland want to have economic parity with the people of Ethiopia?!.’

    This is ridiculous on every level…

    Nobody is asking the people of Finland or any high-income country to reduce their standard so that poor nations get more…

    That is simply retarded…

    If the living standard for the people of Ethiopia rises to that of Finland I’m sure not a single Finn would mind…

    It is not a zero-sum game…

    ‘…But there are a lot of Westerners who don’t think the problems that ail the world are due to the fact that they work hard and smart and earn a better living standard than those in sub-Sahara Africa…’

    More uninformed drivel…

    Ethiopia had a glorious civilization a thousand years before Europeans even started eating with knives and forks…

    Your reason about ‘working hard’ being the difference is ridiculous…because it does not take into effect the ravages of centuries of colonialism…and present day corporate resource exploitation…

    The fact is that we live in a world of artificial scarcity…because our elite which controls the levers of our Ponzi scheme economy wants it that way…

    We have the technology now to produce an abundance of plenty for everyone who wants or needs it…but where is the money to be made in that…?

    Your thinking is pre-historic…

    Also it is crucial that the poor regions do develop so as to control habitat loss…especially in Africa where there are a handful of lions left…five thousand today compared to half a million 50 years ago…seeing this magnificent creature wiped out is the ultimate crime against the universe…

    Also the population explosion in these poor countries…which will wipe out the little bit of habitable domain that is left of our planet…

    But morons like you won’t care…since you have your head stuck deeply up your rear end…

    • Replies: @Rurik
  69. Seraphim says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    Anglo males always had some trouble with normal sex. Like all bands of warriors, they conceived sex as domination and submission. They ‘bonk’, ‘bang’, ‘bugger’. The origin of the term ‘sucker’ is very revealing. If you think deeper, their vaunted spirit of Lion Heart to explore the vast unknowns was due precisely to their sexual inadequacies. They had to impress somehow the tough womons that the Valkiries were and buy their access under their skirts (they were not going ‘to explore the vast unknowns’, but in search of gold, silver, jewels, spices, and perhaps to find some maidens easier to ‘bonk’, or just as a ‘boys only’ outing and buggering).

    The comparison with Odysseus is totally inadequate. He did not travel to the edges of the universe pushed by any ‘spirit of the Lion Heart’. All he wanted was to get back home after a war that he was sick of, but he was pushed against his will into the Ocean by vengeful gods who wanted to punish him for his trickery in winning the war against the Trojans.

  70. Seraphim says:
    @utu

    Few people seem to realize that after the Peace of Brest-Litovsk, the Allies remained at war with Germany for nine more months and the Bolshevik Government was practically on Germany’s side.

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  71. Rurik says:
    @FB

    lol

    everything you said is a ragging contradiction

    It is not a zero-sum game…

    the resources of the planet are infinite?! Who knew!

    if land and wealth were available to all in equal amounts, then why are there wars? Eh?

    We have the technology now to produce an abundance of plenty for everyone who wants or needs it…but where is the money to be made in that…?

    lots, actually

    by selling the people of the planet all that they want!

    ‘It could all be pie in the sky if it weren’t for those pesky colonialists (white racists, especially [email protected]!!), who took Wakanda away from the Ethiopians!

    (I have nothing whatsoever against Ethiopians , but they live in a desert. Where’s Sam Kinison when you need him ; )

    Also it is crucial that the poor regions do develop so as to control habitat loss…especially in Africa

    OK, that’s the stupidest fucking thing I’ve ever heard in my life. I guess I was wrong about you not being an imbecile.

    Also the population explosion in these poor countries…which will wipe out the little bit of habitable domain that is left of our planet…

    you’re right about that, (perhaps the broken clock theory)

    but what the planet needs is population controls, and Norplant, and empowerment of women, NOT idiotic platitudes about how Yankees driving their Ford pickup trucks are responsible for all the wars and poverty in Africa and the Third World.

    The reason there is a population explosion that threatens all life on the planet, and will turn this place into a barren wasteland where wild things are no more….

    is because of the humans that don’t want to talk about it, because doing something about it goes against their agendas

    capishe?

    Just like the saber-rattling against Russia, and the unwillingness of many to tell the truth. – That it’s all because Putin upset the Zio-agenda to destroy Syria like they destroyed Libya, so Israel can steal the Golan Heights. And move on to destroying Iran. (on behalf of Israel) duh

    so yea, human rottenness is bottomless, and it begins with their crickets, and unwillingness to say the truth.

    and the truth is that yes, what humans are doing to the planet out of blind greed and tribal hatreds is an unforgivable sin, and our progeny will rightly curse us all in our graves for it.

    And also that all these rotten wars are for Israel, because Zionist Jews control our banks and therefore our governments and institutions.

    and if you refuse to tell the truth about these things, then you’re just as rotten and corrupt as the people doing them.

    ps, someone’s going to point out that I didn’t spell ‘capiche’ correctly, but there is no correct spelling of it in American slang

  72. Just remember, all wars are banker wars..and war is a racket.
    and we all know who the bankers are don’t we?
    Tells me they did 9/11..just follow the money.
    another way to rob the American taxpayer blind without causing much of a fuss.
    Healthcare has become a racket too.
    End the Fed! Jail the money changers.

    All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  73. @redmudhooch

    All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars

    Why is that such a difficult concept?

  74. Z-man says:
    @BiIly J

    Russia is not the enemy, not even those little mestizos in Mexico, the real enemy is within. The globalist, International Jew. ‘Henry Ford we need thee’. (Grin)

  75. FB says:

    I see you have figured everything out…

    Screaming ‘Jews are to blame’ is the one and only thing that will solve the planet’s problems…

    I wish you the best of luck…

  76. Z-man says:
    @FB

    Thank you.
    Oh by the way I forgot to add a few adjectives. Satanic, Christ killing, let me see.. murderous, thieving Zionists…ok I’ll stop there. lol.

  77. Rzhevskiy says:

    Who cares what yanks yap? Personally, I don’t envy the fate that the star-spangled fuскs have brought upon themselves. Good riddance. Scum be gone.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  78. Rzhevskiy says:
    @FB

    While I usually disagree with anyone pulling the “blame the Jews” card, after all, I grew up in USSR, with lots of honorable people around me, with lots of them being Jews. In fact, I had personally known and highly honored Jewish veterans of WWII, I’ve known great musicians, chess players, teachers and scientists who are Jewish and who are devoted to Russia and who are Russians, for all intents and purposes – a part of our multifaceted heritage. Yet, you have to agree that Zionist lobby owns Yankistan up to the tonsils. They don’t represent honorable Jewish people but they are Jews. So, soften up your response, pal, while some Jews are really good people, some are Zionists and that’s among the worst evils that the earth had ever produced. Just look at Nuland and her husband.

    • Replies: @Z-man
  79. Rzhevskiy says:
    @Rurik

    You make quite a few valid points, but don’t dismiss yankistan’s being the cancer of the planet. Once we see that “average yanks” can do something more than eating Big Macs, driving pickup trucks and vote for scum that plunders the planet, we might revision your points. Till then – you are the a part of that scum and therefore dismissed.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @FB
  80. Z-man says:
    @Rzhevskiy

    Yet, you have to agree that Zionist lobby owns Yankistan up to the tonsils.

    LOL, I like that.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  81. Seraphim says:
    @Z-man

    Something like a ‘limited hang out’ operation (on a small scale, of course).

  82. yurivku says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Well you just confirmed what I said

    Second, the first literary work in Ukrainian was Eneida by Kotlyarevsky, written in 1798, first published in 1842… Then there is Shevchenko (poems; his prose was written in Russian), Ivan Franko, Nechuy-Levytsky (Kajdasheva Sim’ya and other things), etc. In the twentieth century there were some good poets (say, Andriy Malyshko comes to mind), etc.

    There is no Ukranian literature, all those “Ukranian writers and poets” could be counted using just fingers of on hand.

    First, you have to keep in mind that it is unfair to compare it to Russian literature:

    Why it’s no fair? It’s absolutely fair when remembering what they are saying about their history and literature.
    But I’m not gonna compare those, it’s difficult to compare nothing with quite a something.
    The only one, half Ukranian (all prose was in Russian) writer/poet Shevchenko was appointed by Bolshevicks to be Ukranian genius which he obviously is not.

    And again there is not such thing as “literary Ukranian”. There is an artificially made something from peasant’s dialect of South Russian. It had no words for anything except peasants life, so they had to invent it. Result is disgasting and awkward mix of spoiled Russian and Polish words.
    That’s why they have no literature and why most of them don’t speak it.
    But I think we are watching the sunset of Great Ukranian nation.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  83. yurivku says:
    @Rurik

    It’s not our idea. It’s the fucking Zionist Jews who control my government and yours, (unless you live in Russia or one of the very few states that isn’t controlled by the Fiend).

    Well, I’m living there. so what? How this can change that endless stupid spiral of insanity coming from your lovely US ?
    You are not to blame? It’s all done by awful Zionists? Who cares when we going each day closer to Hot War? Why we can see stupid women with vaginas over their heads covered with rose hats protesting against Trump, but see no one protesting against say Tillerson, Haleys and other imbesiles from your zoo?

    No, It’s not Jews are to blame, it’s all yours shit, and that you who should clean it up. Of course if you want to survive.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  84. What I do not see here is that European countries considered war on the USA because of the Monroe Declaration, ‘still taught in glowing terms in USA schools’, as a USA correspendent wrote me.

    Then there came Manifest Destiny, the USA version of British ‘white mans’ burden’.

    The USA Civil War of course was an imperialist war, the gentemen of the South were cosmopolitan, sent their children to Europe for education.

    And about ending slavery, the NE needed workers, not slaves.
    Former slaves soon found out that as industrial workers they were free, but worse off in living standard.
    It is like the inhabitants of the countries destroyed by the USA, they can vote on USA puppets, but are hungry, no electricity, no sewers, no clean water.

    So blaming all USA imperialism on USA jews, nonsense.
    I do suppose USA jews strenghtened ideas that already existed, among non jews, and still exist.

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
    , @FB
    , @Rurik
  85. @Seraphim

    Trotzky on Germany’s side, just after Germany threatened to continue the war.
    Because the Germans did not at all trust the Bolsjewiks, considerable troops were left in the east.
    See Ludendorff, Kriegserinnerungen, 1919.
    Nobody will read it, german in gothic.

  86. Rurik says:
    @Rzhevskiy

    Till then – you are the a part of that scum and therefore dismissed.

    I’ll reply to the two of you below

  87. @FB

    I see you have figured everything out…

    I see you employing a straw man argument.

    And I see you missed a few adjectives, such as…

    .

    ..globalist, International …

    Rzhevskiy is also correct, btw, and it’s been obvious for some time, so what’s your problem, exactly?

    In June 1922…the Zionist halter was firmly reaffixed
    round the neck of American State policy,
    and though American voter only slowly
    realized this, it became immaterial to him which party prevailed at elections.

    -Douglas Reed, The Controversy of Zion, p 300-301

    https://archive.org/stream/TheControversyOfZion/TheControversyOfZion_djvu.txt

  88. @Rzhevskiy

    I was born a Yank, and I agree with you. The ruling schmucks here stink, and have for over a century, and I envy you for having Putin.

    And yes, we have brought it on ourselves and to add insult to injury, we prance around, beating our chests as if we’re G-wd’s gifts to the world, and have answers to everyone else’s problems. The average prole, ignorant as Hell, is as bad in that regard as his masters are.

    Scum begone, indeed, but I think it’s in the DNA. The scum skedaddled from Europe and now we’re stuck with the problem. (Poor Arabs are similarly stuck too.)

    • Replies: @FB
    , @Rurik
  89. @jilles dykstra

    So blaming all USA imperialism on USA jews, nonsense.

    Of course it is, but so is overlooking their contributions to the abominations. Most (not all) modern USA imperialism can be firmly placed on the shoulders of the clique. FDR’s admin was crawling with the type and it’s been the same ever since.

    And there’s no use denying it.

    If I remember correctly, you yourself recognize that Bernard Baruch (among others) was largely responsible for US involvement in ww2, and you are correct. The list of commie agents in that category share at least one other significant trait as well. You do remember the imperialist fool, Kissinger, do you not? Look up the peddlers of PNAC and AIPAC and what do you find?

    However, they could get nowhere without drooling goy stooges like the Clintons and McCains of the world.

  90. FB says:
    @jilles dykstra

    ‘…So blaming all USA imperialism on USA jews, nonsense.

    I do suppose USA jews strenghtened ideas that already existed, among non jews, and still exist…’

    Agree…

  91. FB says:
    @Rzhevskiy

    ‘…Till then – you are the a part of that scum and therefore dismissed…’

    Excellent…

    • Replies: @Rurik
  92. FB says:
    @jacques sheete

    Sheepmeister…what’s going on…?

    I find your comment bordering on actual intelligence…

  93. Rurik says:
    @yurivku

    No, It’s not Jews are to blame, it’s all yours shit, and that you who should clean it up. Of course if you want to survive.

    I had just written a nice piece full of irony and even videos.

    like this one

    and pictures

    and then something happened and ‘poof’, it was all gone. (I hate it when that happens ; )

    so I’ll make this quick.

    yes, my nation is currently under the thrall of the Fiend. And as such, is responsible for widespread atrocities and war crimes and genocide and torture and menaces the planet’s people with a demonic manifesto; Zionism.

    but it was only yesterday that it was Russia that hosted the ((Fiend)), and genocided millions, and menaced the globe, especially her neighbors (but with a psychotic obsession for Germany).

    And as we all know by now, as soon as the war was over, we were all enlightened as to the imperial, hegemonic, global intentions of the Soviet Union, as it ‘Keelhauled’ hundreds of thousands of its best Russian (and Cossack and others) heroes who fought that drooling fiend, that has grabbed Russia as if by the “hair of the head”

    So Hitler was right all along about Stalin’s intentions toward Germany (and everyone else)

    That we all can see glaringly from the events that unfolded.

    So this is my point. Yes, today the Fiend lurks in DC (London, Paris and Berlin). And today it mass-murders and rains down horrors writ large on the planet’s beleaguered people.

    But yesterday it was Russia that hosted it, (and menaced Germany in particular).

    So, if you gentlemen would graciously acknowledge that Germany (and all the millions of Eastern Europeans and Russians and Baltics and Cossacks, etc…) who fought the Red Menace entrenched in Moscow, were all heroes- defending not just their homes and families from rape and brutalization, but the very hope for freedom from Bolshevik, Orwellian tyranny…

    If you can be that honest, (which few Russian chest-beaters can ; ), then I too would happily grant that yes, those Americans who voted for the cackling war hag; Hillary Clinton, (knowing she had just committed war crimes in Libya, with every intention of doing the same to Syria and to Russia and beyond) have a huge karmic debt to pay.

    The ZUSA wars upon Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Syria, and including the moral atrocities it vouchsafes in Palestine and Yemen and Donbas.. are all evil and wrong and moral enormities, that demand redress.

    We must stop this insanity NOW! And begin to make amends.

    I’m all for that. And I speak it loud and (being an American, not so proud)

    but what about the chest-beating, ultra-nationalistic Russians?

    do they have the strength of character to admit that they too were under the thrall of evil in the last century?

    do they have the nads to admit to Germany (and all the satellite states that were enslaved), that yes, Stalin had every intention of invading, and Germany had every right to try to save itself from the drooling fiend that had taken over Russia and was at Germany’s doorstep.

    If you have that kind of character, then I will defer to your humanity and grace.

    because that is what this world needs now. Is some humility and grace and reaching across borders to our brothers and seeking rapprochement.

    Russia needs to mollify Poland and Estonia and the Ukraine, by repudiating the horrors of the Soviet madness. And honoring the men who fought against Bolshevism.

    When they do that, they will castrate the ZUS’s attempts to foist strife and hatred between Russians and Ukrainians. And between Russians and Poles and Baltics…

    American is acting like a savage and rabid dog right now, and I’m ashamed of her.

    But part of her power is being able to tweak the hostility between Russian nationalists and Banderites, both of whom are entitled to honor their ancestors.

    Stop playing into the ZUS fiend’s schemes by demanding that Eastern Europe and the Baltics honor the memorials to the Red Army rapists that menaced their lands and imposed themselves upon their sovereign nations for generations.

    there is soul-searching and efforts at peace to go around. I can’t do it all!

    PS, congratulations on the hockey gold. That was awesome. I was happy for your (noble) people.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @yurivku
    , @EugeneGur
  94. Rurik says:
    @FB

    Excellent…

    fight your own wars you pathetic coward

  95. Volk says:

    The Bolsheviks were expressly anti-Russian. They hated Russia. The US sending soldiers to strangle the Jewish Bolshevik baby in it’s bed was *objectively* pro-Russian. I stopped reading the article after the author implied the Bolsheviks were pro-Russian.

    • Agree: Rurik
    • Replies: @gwynedd1
    , @expat47
  96. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    So blaming all USA imperialism on USA jews, nonsense.

    OK,

    But I’m talking about ZUSA imperialism starting with WWI, and the Balfour Declaration

    and especially since Israel did 9/11, and all the wars for Zionism since then.

    does it serve any American interest to spend trillions of dollars destroying nations like Iraq or Libya?

    if so, please enlighten me.

    because as far as I can see, it only serves Zionist Jews to terrorize Palestine, and destroy Iraq, and carve up Syria, and send Libya reeling into the stone age….

    I have no problems with those people or governments. My only problem is with Israel, and the atrocities it routinely commits against American citizens, (or sailors, in the case of the Liberty)

    why in God’s name would any American want to harm Syrians, unless we’re forced to do so by Zionist treachery?

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  97. Rurik says:
    @jacques sheete

    I envy you for having Putin.

    God yes!

    me too!

  98. yurivku says:
    @Rurik

    And as we all know by now, as soon as the war was over, we were all enlightened as to the imperial, hegemonic, global intentions of the Soviet Union, as it ‘Keelhauled’ hundreds of thousands of its best Russian (and Cossack and others) heroes who fought that drooling fiend, that has grabbed Russia as if by the “hair of the head”

    No we all know just opposite, Russian at the price of about 30 millions freed the world. But your numbers of victims of Boshevicks are greatly exagerated by Solzh and others.
    No to say of Polish, Baltics and other “victims”.

    Russia needs to mollify Poland and Estonia and the Ukraine, by repudiating the horrors of the Soviet madness. And honoring the men who fought against Bolshevism.

    I stopped reading here. I’m afraid it’s uncurable.

    Ask us to beg pardon innocent Germans and those raped women. Actually they should prey we didn’t kill them all, which currently seems to me no so good idea.

    But I know that argue with people who’s brain already filled with that stuff is no sence.
    Just again – it’s not for Zionists, it’s for you to clean your shit. You’ve born, educated, taught and elected all those. The are yours. More exactly – they are you.

    And now you are going to check if Red Army got any worse and if our arms aren’t rusty.
    Ok, but this gonna be last try.
    For those US guys who has some brains – it’s time to do something with your Empire otherwise she will do it with you.

  99. Rurik says:

    Russian at the price of about 30 millions freed the world.

    I was right.

    hopelessly poisoned by ‘feel-good, ultra-nationalistic hubris.

    Only an idiot (or preening, myopic, ethnocentric fool) would pretend that Soviet enslavement = freedom.

    tell that to the Hungarians, who suffered and freed themselves from the tender mercies of fiend Bela Kun, only to have the Satanic plague of Marxism imposed once again, by the Soviet “liberators”.

    kill them all, which currently seems to me no so good idea.

    >>sigh<<

    there's a caricature of the Russian ultra-chest-beating nationalist as a stupid goon, easily moved to brute, ape-like thuggishness at the slightest provocation.

    Those were the ones the (((Bolsheviks and NKVD officers))) used as their henchmen to rape their way across Eastern Europe and why the former satellite states are so eager for NATO missiles on their territory.

    you're not worthy to even mention the name of 'Solzh'.

    Thank God that there's men like Putin in Russia to prove to the rest of the world that not all Russians are thick-skulled clods.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @jacques sheete
  100. Rurik says:
    @Rurik

    Russian at the price of about 30 millions freed the world.

    an irony occurred to me

    you and your stupid narrative about Russia ‘freeing the world’ (by imposing Soviet slavery)

    are no different than the American idiots I’ll talk to, like at a Toby Keith concert for instance. And they too will tell you all about how the USA, USA!!! saved England and the rest of the world from the Nazis, pretty much singlehanded.

    yep, these American, Yankee versions of your Russian heroics not only ‘saved the world’, they also liberated Iraq from Saddam! And those damn Iraqis aren’t even grateful!!!

    And now ‘we’re’ saving the world from the scourge of ‘terror’, right? And yet the world remains ungrateful!

    just as the Poles and Hungarians and Eastern Europeans and Baltics are ungrateful for the Red Army rapists who marched on their lands and then imposed themselves for generations.

    and they are still ungrateful!!!!

    you and the USA!! chanting Toby Keith fans have more in common than you realize. And there’s irony in that.

  101. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @yurivku

    Anon from TN
    Like I said, everything current puppets in Kiev say is a blatant lie. So, if you want to get at the truth, you should totally ignore them.
    Now, Ukrainian is not a developed language, it is totally unsuitable for scientific and technical discourse. However, it does not mean that it does not exist. In fact, the great majority of languages currently spoken are not developed enough for science and technology, only a handful are: English, Russian, Spanish, German, and French. That does not mean that all others, like Finnish, or Urdu, or Swahili, or Ukrainian, don’t exist. That also does not mean that there is no literature in those languages. The best example is probably Chinese: there is rich literature developed for more that two thousand years, but when they need technical or scientific terms, they write them in English even in their papers. I’ve seen those, written in hieroglyphs, with “electrophoresis”, or “DNA”, etc. written in English.
    We are watching the sunset of so-called “Ukrainian state” (and good riddance), but not of Ukrainian language.

    • Replies: @yurivku
    , @yurivku
  102. EugeneGur says:
    @Rurik

    do they have the nads to admit to Germany (and all the satellite states that were enslaved), that yes, Stalin had every intention of invading, and Germany had every right to try to save itself from the drooling fiend that had taken over Russia and was at Germany’s doorstep.

    First of all, Stalin had no such intention. You geography is off – Russia wasn’t on the Germany’s doorsteps.

    Germany, by the way of “saving itself”, no doubt, had invaded and conquered many countries before it got to the USSR – of course, it’s well known that the best defense is a good offense. Then Germany proceeded “saving itself” by murdering every man, woman and child it encountered in the Soviet Union, destroying the cities, looting art, starving people to death, putting them in concentration camps, burning people alive, mass executing everybody it didn’t like – the list goes on. And this is somehow Russia’s fault? You are sure you don’t suffer from schizophrenia?

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @jacques sheete
  103. @Rurik

    ” does it serve any American interest to spend trillions of dollars destroying nations like Iraq or Libya? ”

    Oil and gas, I’d say, plus destroying opponents.

  104. yurivku says:
    @AnonFromTN

    I will stick to my points – no language and no literature in full meaning of this word. But for it’s actually doesn’t matter, I won’t argue anymore on tat topic.
    PS: Actually I think that even not such nation as Ukranian. It’ll be better if it was, but it’s just bad kind of Russians,i’m afraid

  105. mr meener says:
    @Z-man

    jews declared war on Russia and Germany 100 years ago . over 100 million dead because of it and they have not let up

    • Agree: Rurik, Z-man
  106. mr meener says:
    @jilles dykstra

    do you understand it is cheaper to buy the gas and oil then spend trillions destroying a country then have to rebuild the oil and gas industry

  107. Rurik says:
    @EugeneGur

    First of all, Stalin had no such intention

    oh, he was forced to enslave half of Europe after the war

    I’m sure he begged Churchill and FDR to allow Eastern Europe to be free and seek their destiny of self-determination, and be happy and prosper

    but the West demanded that he enslave Eastern Europe all the way up to East Berlin, huh?

    ‘please don’t make my Red Army rapists linger in Europe and the Baltic states!’. I want them all to come home, and for Europe to be free!’

    something like that?

    You geography is off – Russia wasn’t on the Germany’s doorsteps.

    I didn’t say Russia, did I?

    I said the “drooling Fiend” – that was (genocidal, Jewish supremacist) Bolshevism

    in the 30s, the Bolsheviks were agitating for domination in Germany, even as Hitler came to power as the alternative (to the Jewish supremacist, genocidal) Bolsheviks. And when Hitler was defeated, the Bolsheviks, (Soviets) had every intention of enslaving every inch of Germany that it could get its Satanic fangs into. Duh.

    So pretending that the Bolsheviks had no intentions on Europe, even as they were genociding Ukrainian farmers and their families by the millions, is either stupid or disingenuous.

    Germany, by the way of “saving itself”, no doubt, had invaded and conquered many countries before it got to the USSR – of course, it’s well known that the best defense is a good offense.

    most of the places Germany annexed were happy to be annexed. They were Germans, just like the citizens of Danzig, who wanted to be annexed back to their fatherland. Have you ever read any non-American school textbooks on history?

    Then Germany proceeded “saving itself” by murdering every man, woman and child it encountered in the Soviet Union, destroying the cities, looting art, starving people to death, putting them in concentration camps, burning people alive, mass executing everybody it didn’t like – the list goes on. And this is somehow Russia’s fault? You are sure you don’t suffer from schizophrenia?

    Germany committed atrocities, and ran roughshod over people’s lives. Especially Jews and Catholics and homos and Slavs. I’m not trying to defend what the Nazis did to innocent people once the war had begun. Hardly. But had there been no Bolshevik Fiend genociding Ukrainians and enslaving Russia and menacing Eastern Europe, there would never have been any Nazis, who came into existence as a response to the Bolshevik menace.

    Just as the fighters in Syria and Russia’s heroic participation are a response to the treachery and devices of the Zionist Fiend.

    As for burning people alive and mass rapes, you’re mistaking the Allies and Red Army rapists, respectively for those enormities, that were visited upon German civilians and Eastern Europe’s women and girls, (by the Red Army rapists)

    Chest thumping and pretending that the war was a cartoon version of good vs. evil, that we’ve all been taught in our schools and seen on Hollywood movie screens, is counter-productive.

    Russians suffered horribly, so did Ukrainians, so did Germans and others.

    What do we all do today?

    Do we beat our chest and demand that ‘is was us Russians who liberated Estonia!!!!

    Or it was us Americans who saved the world from the Nazis!!!!

    Or do we look at the world we’re in today, and see who the Fiend is, and do all we can to prevent it from slaughtering more and more innocent people?

    I’m not Russian or German. I’m not Ukrainian or Serb. But I see what the Fiend is using my country to do to those people, and it makes me angry.

    I don’t want to see Russians killing Ukrainians.

    I don’t want to see Ukrainians killing Russians.

    And I know it’s the Fiend who is behind that, and I’d just love it if more people’s eyes could open up.

    The enemy is not the Russians in Donbas or the Ukros in Kyiv. They’re all being used as puppets by the Fiend.

    Ihor Kolomoisky is the Fiend

    Victoria Nuland is the Fiend, as is the whole Kagan cabal

    John McCain is the Fiend

    Not this mother and her child

    I don’t even know if that young woman is Russian or Ukrainian, and I don’t care.

    All I know is that she’s dead because of the evil of the Fiend. And it’s the Fiend who is my enemy, not Russians or Germans or Ukrainians or Syrians or Palestinians or Iraqis or Iranians or any of the other victims of the pure evil that exists inside the ((Central Banking counting houses)).

    they use provincial hatreds and animosities to get us all to kill others on their behalf, as they laugh all the way to the bank.

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @Z-man
  108. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Oil and gas, I’d say, plus destroying opponents.

    how much oil and gas has the US gotten out of the Middle East?

    any?

    what opponents?!

    WTF are you talking about?!

    the only opponents the American people have in the Middle East are the one our zio-overlords have created for us.

    what did Saddam ever do to any American on the planet?

    did he harm the hair on one American’s head?

    did he threaten to harm the hair on one American’s head?

    are you daft?

    Saddam did NOTHING to us, OK?

    Gadhafi did NOTHING to us.

    Assad has don’t nothing to harm any American.

    The ZUS destroyed Iraq because Zionist Jews wanted it to! Duh, fucking duh!

    And if you’re too stupid or ideological to comprehend that, then perhaps you don’t belong on this forum yet, until you learn to look behind the curtain.

    The idiocy of those who claim that the ZUSA is bombing all these nations so we can afford cheap gasoline in our SUVs and Ford trucks is so over-the-top idiotic that I’m amazed I have to point it out to people here.

    God damn but that is stupid.

    we’re over there because of Zionist Jews that control our banking system, and therefor control our institutions, EXACTLY like they did in Weimar Germany. Have you ever heard of Weimar Germany Jiles? Do you know who it was that controlled all the significant institutions of culture in Weimar Germany Jiles?

    What about Bolshevik Russia? Was that ethnic Russians who wanted to put their relative into gulags and spread a wave of terror across the land, where people were dragged out of their houses never to be seen again.

    Were the Russian simply suffering a case of mass-insanity?

    Were the Weimar Germans simply suffering a case of mass-insanity?

    As now I suppose it’s the Americans who’re suffering a case of mass-insanity as they march across the Middle East bombing all nations that Jewish supremacist Zionists don’t like, huh?

    Isn’t that a coincidence, how the stupid Americans are serendipitously bombing all the nations that Israel considers inconvenient.

    Are you that dumb, or is that an act?

    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  109. skrik says:
    @FB

    Screaming ‘Jews are to blame’ is the one and only thing that will solve the planet’s problems…

    May well be, perhaps *not quite* all problems – but definitely worth a try.

    I just found this funny looking lamp, and started cleaning it up with a polishing rag. The genie dutifully appeared, and offered me three wishes, on the condition that each wish should have maximum impact on ‘saving the planet.’ Being a some what ‘generous’ sort, I elect to use only the one wish, granting the 2nd to FB and opening up to the unz community for suggestions for the 3rd wish.

    My wish is that every person who self-identifies as a Jew be provided with travel documents and appropriate travel tickets for a dedicated, permanent one-way relocation to the Jewish Autonomous Oblast[*] in the Russian Far East. Only one pre-condition, the residents leaving the illegitimate entity knock down the wall they built in Palestine, also implementing RoR+R*3 = Right of Return + Revest, Reparations and Reconciliation on their way out. If they so wished, they could rebuild their wall to surround the Oblast, and would be guaranteed any/all pre-paid deliveries via OBOR. The newly relocated, massively rich Jewish oligarchs could front for any short-term top-ups the ‘to be self sufficient,’ *legal* Oblast settlements may require.

    Over to you, FB for the 2nd wish = some single-action, major planet-saver, and to the wider unz-community for the 3rd. rgds

    *PS “Climate
    The territory has a monsoonal/anti-cyclonic climate, with warm, wet, humid summers due to the influence of the East Asian monsoon, and cold, dry, windy conditions prevailing in the winter months courtesy of the Siberian high-pressure system.”

  110. Z-man says:
    @Rurik

    Yes I don’t want to see European Christians kill other Europeans anymore especially at the behest of the Joo.
    Man, whoever that guy is at the bottom of your post it sure looks a lot like Rob Reiner, must be a family resemblance. LOL.

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
    , @Rurik
  111. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @mr meener

    Anon from TN
    Hey, this is not so much a question of immediate return, as of long-term domination. In fact, universal acceptance of the US dollar as money, even though it is backed largely by an astronomical debt, yielded more profit to the US elites than any oil or gas would.

  112. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @Z-man

    Anon from TN
    That guy is an oligarch Kolomoisky, who the post-coup Ukrainian “government” first made the governor of Dnepropetrovsk oblast (region). Then he had a falling-out with another big thief, “president” Poroshenko (father’s last name Waltzman). Ethnically one is a Jew, the other half-Jew. But that’s not their main sin: the worst about both is that they are ruthless murderous scum (and, naturally, the US puppets installed with the blessing of Nuland).

  113. Rurik says:
    @Z-man

    that guy is at the bottom of your post

    he’s everything that’s wrong with Ukraine

    a multi-billionaire Jewish oligarch with Israeli citizenship, but then illegally claims Ukrainian citizenship, and lords it over the desperately poor Ukrainian people as a previously acting governor of a province, with his own Ukrainian military at his command.

    There’s a video out there that suggests his air force was trying to shoot down Putin’s jet, and shot down MH17 instead.

    He hates Putin’s guts.

    he gives massive amounts to Israeli causes as he loots the wealth of impoverished Ukraine.

    a real scumbag

    and like ((Mark Rich)), makes his home in Switzerland.

    that mother and her child (and thousands of others) are dead because of men like Kolomoisky

    From Brother Nathanael’s website:

    SLAY FOR PAY is Igor Kolomoisky’s way of killing women and children in East Ukraine’s Luhansk region.

    Triple Ukrainian-Israeli-Cypriot citizen, owner of Privat Bank, and junta governor of the city of Dnepropetrovsk, the Jew Kolomoisky is charged by Russia’s criminal court with masterminding the murders of civilians and employing banned methods of warfare.

    The charges were strengthened by the confession of Sergei Litvinov, a conscript of Kolomoisky’s Dnipro battalion, who admitted this past Wednesday that Kolomoisky paid him for murdering peaceful citizens.

    “Litvinov testified that he killed women and children in Luhansk villages,” said the head of the Russian Investigative Committee, adding that Litvinov was “paid” by Kolomoisky for committing the murders.

    torture, murder, burning people alive, mass graves…

    http://www.realjewnews.com/?p=970

    • Agree: Z-man
    • Replies: @jilles dykstra
  114. @Rurik

    I know of three possible hypotheses about MH17
    - it was an accident, the BUK was meant for an Ukrainian bomber
    - Ukriane used the passenger plane as shield for its bomber, nevertheless a BUK was fired, and hit the wrong plane
    - an Ukrainian fighter shot down the plane.
    As the Netherlands had most objections to more sanctions the last possibility cannot be ruled out.
    On top of that, the plane was hit from left behind, the cockpit, thus making it sure that no mayday abut what happened could be sent.
    There also is the fact that Kiev air control ordered the plane to fly lower.
    Whatever happened, Russia had no interest in the disaster, on the contrary.
    The west had.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  115. @mr meener

    The problem, as I see it, is that the west is convinced it needs to control oil and gas.
    Those who pretend to understand geopolitics debate if the west can buy enough oil and gas if the west no longer controls the areas with oil and gas.

    The habit of controlling is old, it began in 1916, I think, when Picott and Sykes carved up the Middle East.
    FDR was reported at the end of the thirties, or somewhat later, that in 30 years time the USA’s oil would be finished.
    Harold L Ickes struck a deal with Saud of Saudi Arabia at the end of 1944, FDR received Saud in early 1945 on the Quincy on the Bitter Lakes.
    Saudi Arabis still is a USA client state.

    The USA/GB coup in Iran 1953 was because Mossadeq had nationalised the Iranian oil.

    When in the Iraq war USA troops had reached Baghdad the first thing they did was secure the ministry of oil.

  116. gwynedd1 says:
    @Quartermaster

    Russia took its own territory back. If looked into Russia that you would know what Crimea means to them. Your post is pitiful.

  117. @Rurik

    ” Saddam did NOTHING to us, OK?

    Gadhafi did NOTHING to us. ”

    Both did a lot to USA.
    In 2000 Saddam decided to sell his oil in euro’s, he then signed his death warrant, some say.
    Ghadaffi planned an African currency, and an African empire.
    You seem to ignore that the USA installed Saddam in Iraq to subjugate Iran, that had had the audacity to throw off the USA yoke.
    Because of Vietnam the USA was unable to wage war itself.
    Saddam failed, but also began to behave contrary to USA interests.
    The USA is great in creating sorcerers apprentices, Japan was the first.
    I read that on the 26th of this month China will introduce the petroyuang.
    Some see this as the beginning of the end of the dollar, and of the USA.
    I now remember a Hillary leaked mail ‘how does one control one’s banker (China) ?’.

    • Replies: @Rurik
    , @jacques sheete
  118. gwynedd1 says:
    @Volk

    Korenizatsiya was implemented by the Bolsheviks to give the regions of the former Russian empire autonomy from Russian influence. Hardly a sign of love for Russia.

    It was Stalin, a Georgian of all people that began Russification again well into the 1930s, probably because the state would not survive without it in his eyes. Given ,the evens of WWII he may have been correct.

    People should ask themselves why they hated their own culture so much. The answer is they didn’t. The Bolsheviks were the minorities in the Russian empire and disaffected Russians. Bolsheviks wanted to destroy Russian culture, and they nearly succeeded in doing so entirely.

  119. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Whatever happened, Russia had no interest in the disaster, on the contrary.
    The west had.

    but they lied didn’t they? And basically blamed Putin personally.

    Remember how Tony Abbott was going to ‘shirt-front’ (physically confront) Putin personally?

    It was just like the way the Nazis showed the world the graves at Katyn, and then the NYT and Brits screeched to the world ‘Look at what the Nazis did!’

    they’ve been lying for decades, centuries even, but now that we have the Internet, it isn’t so easy for them to lie and get away with it anymore.

    the concentration of machine gun bullet holes is right at where the pilot would have sat.

    there’s tones of evidence of bullet holes for anyone to see if only they look.

    And then when they included Ukraine on the investigative committee, with veto authority on any conclusions that came out of it, anyone with a brain knew the ‘investigation’ was rigged.

    but they still shill their lies, don’t they?

    Assad’s “chemical weapons attacks’

    Putin killing journalists

    Iran flying drones over “Israeli” territory

    and on and on….

    • Agree: FB
  120. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Both did a lot to USA.

    In 2000 Saddam decided to sell his oil in euro’s, he then signed his death warrant, some say.

    how is selling his oil in Euros harming any American? If I could I’d never use a Federal Reserve Note again in my life. The Federal Reserve Bank is the biggest enemy Americans have! It’s the vampire with its fangs in all of our necks, slurping and slurping and gorging itself on our lifeblood.

    Saddam was my best ally in the world when he decided to do that.

    Ghadaffi planned an African currency, and an African empire.

    Ditto for Gadhafi’s Gold Dinar. As an American, why the hell would I want to see other nations and peoples enslaved to the Federal Reserve Bank like us Americans are?!

    He wasn’t planning an African empire, simply an alternative to universal slavery to the ((Rothschild)) Fed. And I supported him totally.

    I wish to hell someone would come up with an alternative to the Federal Reserve Note as the world currency, that enslaves us all. If they did, they’d be the salvation of planet earth and its assorted and beleaguered denizens.

    You seem to ignore that the USA installed Saddam in Iraq to subjugate Iran, that had had the audacity to throw off the USA yoke.

    do you think slaughtering Iranians somehow benefits the American people?!

    Does torturing Iranians in the Shah’s dungeons benefits the American people?

    I’m starting to wonder if you conflate the ZUSA government, with the American people!

    let me please set you straight. The ZUSA government is the enemy of the American people, and has been for decades. How many Americans did Russia or Iran or Iraq lock inside a church compound and then burn alive, including children?

    eh?

    how many American people did Iran or Iraq slaughter on 9/11?

    that was the work of Israel and it’s treasonous toady the ZUS government. The same government that menaces us all daily. Who shot and killed LaVoy Finicum in cold blood, eh?

    Who shot and killed Vicky Weaver in the head with a sniper rifle, while she held her newborn in her arms?

    Who burned Michael Hastings alive in his car?

    To pretend that the number one enemy of the American people = is the American people, is the height of absurdity.

    Because of Vietnam the USA was unable to wage war itself.

    Sure, if it had been doable, they’d have sent American boys and girls to die in that war on Iran. Nothing would get their rocks off more. Trust me.

    Saddam failed, but also began to behave contrary to USA interests.

    JESUS CHRIST!!!

    NOT the USA’s interest, but the ZUSA’s interest. IOW ISRAEL’S interest! Which is diametrically opposed to the interest of the American people. Israel is and has been our worst and deadliest enemy. Who else has attacked our Navy ship in a cowardly surprise attack intending to murder every sailor aboard?

    Did Iran do that? Did Iraq do that? Lebanon? Syria? Russia?

    Or Israel?

    The USA is great in creating sorcerers apprentices, Japan was the first.

    you have that backwards. It’s Israel, (through the treachery of it’s Zionist Jewish fifth column network) that has turned the ZUSA into its sorcerers apprentice.

    I read that on the 26th of this month China will introduce the petroyuang.
    Some see this as the beginning of the end of the dollar, and of the USA.

    Good!!!

    God speed to them. I hope Russia and other’s help them out. It would free humanity from the drooling Fiend that threatens us all.

    I now remember a Hillary leaked mail ‘how does one control one’s banker (China) ?’.

    Exactly!

    Woodrow Wilson on betraying his nation, and ultimately the people of the planet when he handed the keys to the US Treasury to the world’s most greedy and evil men:

    “I am a most unhappy man. I have unwittingly ruined my country. A great industrial nation is controlled by its system of credit. Our system of credit is concentrated. The growth of the nation, therefore, and all our activities are in the hands of a few men. We have come to be one of the worst ruled, one of the most completely controlled and dominated Governments in the civilized world – no longer a Government by free opinion, no longer a Government by conviction and the vote of the majority, but a Government by the opinion and duress of a small group of dominant men”.

  121. @Rurik

    Russian at the price of about 30 millions freed the world.

    I had to laugh at that too. Must be some new definition of “freedom.”

    Some amazing comments here. And I get called a crackpot! tsk, tsk.

  122. @EugeneGur

    First of all, Stalin had no such intention.

    Wasn’t he a Marxist/ Leninist? Didn’t they aspire to permanent world revolution?

    You geography is off – Russia wasn’t on the Germany’s doorsteps.

    You’re command of English is off. It’s a figure of speech, and in this case, it’s accurate.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
    , @polskijoe
  123. @jilles dykstra

    Oil and gas, I’d say, plus destroying opponents.

    Arrggghh!

    You have to be kidding. There would be few to no opponents to the US if US foreign policy wasn’t geared to kiss Izzy tusch.

    In June 1922…the Zionist halter was firmly reaffixed round the neck of American State policy, and though American voter only slowly realized this, it became immaterial to him which party prevailed at elections.

    -Douglas Reed, The Controversy of Zion, p 300-301

    https://archive.org/stream/TheControversyOfZion/TheControversyOfZion_djvu.txt

    Why is it so difficult to admit that the Zio-mafia has controlled the US for at least a century? All wars are bankers’ wars and we know who the bankers are, or at least we should.

  124. @jilles dykstra

    Both did a lot to USA.

    Now that’s a stretch. They were perfectly within their rights to do what they did vis a vis selling their oil in the manner they chose. Same with using their own currency.

    Just because the US doesn’t like it, doesn’t mean they did something to the US.

    As President Roosevelt privately told his son Elliott at the Atlantic Conference: It’s something that’s not generally known, but British bankers and German bankers have had world trade pretty well sewn up in their pockets for a long time. . . . Well, now, that’s not so good for American trade, is it? . . . If in the past German and British economic interests have operated to exclude us from world trade, kept our merchant shipping closed down, closed us out of this or that market, and now Germany and Britain are at war, what should we do? 58

    58 Smith, “American Foreign Relations, 1920–1942,” p. 252

    -Murray N. Rothbard, A History of Money and Banking in the United States: The Colonial Era to World War II, pp. 478-9

    https://mises.org/system/tdf/History%20of%20Money%20and%20Banking%20in%20the%20United%20States%20The%20Colonial%20Era%20to%20World%20War%20II_2.pdf?file=1&type=document

    I guess freedom means the freedom to dictate to the world, and yer free to use any pretext for war.

    Rurik is correct. There was no physical nor was there ever an existential threat to the US from Iraq or Libya, (or anyone else unless one counts the Israeli attacks on the US, or the Pearl Harbor attack which was instigated by FDR and his bloody crew).

  125. Seraphim says:
    @jacques sheete

    Your command of English isn’t any better. It should be ‘your’ (adjective), ‘you’re’ means ‘you are’(verb).

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  126. @Rurik

    Boris may have learned to speak with RP, Received Pronunciation, but he is not of British stock. Bear in mind that a great number of the very best of British manhood was killed in two world wars, as was intended.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  127. @jacques sheete

    FDR trusted nobody, not even his own children.
    But he was a great actor.

  128. @Rurik

    Wilson was a very naive university professor.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  129. @Rurik

    Yukichi Fukuzawa, ‘De poorten gaan open’, 1978 Amsterdam (The Autobiography of Fukuzawa Yukichi, Tokyo 1934, 1899)

  130. yurivku says:
    @AnonFromTN

    Just couldn’t keep silent ;-)

    It’s Ukranian cultural attaché. More exactly US embassy in Ukraine cultural attache (Russian):

    http://ruskline.ru/opp/2016/noyabr/7/tajnaya_operaciya_gosdepa_v_ukraine/

    Such a culture.

    and about most genius Uk poet Shevchenko (Russian):

    https://www.obozrevatel.com/society/pervyie-v-mire-v-vinnitse-snesli-pamyatnik-shevchenko-v-seti-azhiotazh.htm

    • Replies: @AnonFromTN
  131. Rurik says:
    @NoseytheDuke

    but he is not of British stock.

    well he lives in London right?

    I don’t think there’s anyone in London of (evil, racist) ‘British stock’ anymore, is there?

    a great number of the very best of British manhood was killed in two world wars, as was intended.

    you know what the sad thing is Duke?

    That the biggest enemy of the British people are their ruling (pedophile) elites, and I suspect, especially their ‘royalty’.

    Hereditary rule is a disaster, and always has been. Ultimately you’re going to get genetic detritus from all that inbreeding, but to the king, he doesn’t care what kind of dregs his children are, so long as they rule. And that’s the rule no matter who practices this disastrous policy. Even in the states we have to suffer hereditary catastrophes like the Bush (crime) family.

    I suspect Tsar Nicholas II would have been willing engage in many wars, or enough at least, to slaughter off millions of the best young Russian men, who might compete with his son Alexei for ascendancy in Russia. Just as Tsar Nicholas father foisted the mediocre and lackluster Nicholas upon Russia, to its eventual demise.

    The tale is told over and over again in history, as royalty are more obsessed with their children taking the reins then they are of the destiny of their doomed people and nation to be ruled over.

    The same is true of England, where that revolting sow has been grunting its jubilation while England descends into a stinking mire, and spawned a prince who’s as ‘lion hearted’ as a wet dish rag.

    No wonder his bitch porked every Tom, dick and Harry’s dad on the island.

    (I’m not too reverent of ‘royalty’ ; )

    Anyways yes, the Brits were once a noble and great race, but their leaders betrayed them and sent England reeling into the abyss.

    I just can’t stomach to look at what is being done. Powell was right, and seeing that once great people dutifully building their own funeral pyre, immigrant by immigrant…

    is a bit much for me to look at.

    I want to shame them, in the hopes that there might be a tiny few men left on that island that can save her from the horrors and ‘rivers of blood’, that England will descend into.

  132. @Seraphim

    Your command of English isn’t any better. It should be ‘your’ (adjective), ‘you’re’ means ‘you are’(verb).

    You’re correct.

    Mere typo, and besides, I never claimed to be a writer.

    You can go back to your wanking now.

    • LOL: Rurik
    • Replies: @Seraphim
  133. Washington’s Century-Long War on Russia

    Dear Mike, wouldn’t it perhaps be a bit more accurate to write,International Bankers’ Century-Long War on Russia” (As well as everyone else).?

    Esteemed friends and deluded opponents.:

    Q:Dig into any steaming pile of stable sweepings and what will you most likely find?

    A: A banker.

    WW2 was nothing more than WW1 continued ( even the doofus Churchill agreed with the obvious).

    WW1 was a direct result of the immense Russian military buildup right in Germany’s back yard ( it had, for example, twice as many men in the military as Germany did in 1914) after the empire got its butt kicked in the war against Japan in 1904-5.

    Q:Who financed the winner, Japan, while strangling the loser’s (Russian empire) access to cash?

    A:

    Without lifting a gun, Jacob H. Schiff crushed the Czarist army and plunged its finest battleships down to a watery grave! Schiff… was born in Frankfurt in 5607/1847. Although he studied at Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch’s religious school…

    http://strangeside.com/russo-japanese-war-financed-by-jacob-schiff/

    Now you know a bit more of the story. Who ventures to place the blame on Germany alone?

    • Replies: @Rurik
  134. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:
    @yurivku

    Anon from TN
    That’s changing subjects. It is obvious that the personage in the picture has nothing to do with culture, Ukrainian or otherwise. But what does this prove? If you are old enough, you should remember than a female by the name of Furtseva was USSR culture minister under Khruschev. She also had no connection with any culture, including Russian. However, her being the USSR Minister of Culture does not negate the existence of Russian culture (and I don’t mean just literature, Russian culture is outstanding in painting, music, etc) for centuries.
    At to Shevchenko, he was purposely overrated in Soviet times. The same applies to Ivan Franko. Yet they were pretty talented guys, wrote some high-quality poems (Shevchenko) and prose (Franko). However, as a poet or a writer they’d be second or third tier in Russian literature, certainly below Tyutchev (poetry), or at the level of Leskov at best (Franko). On the other hand, in literature in many existing languages they’d be at the top or close to the top.

    • Replies: @yurivku
  135. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    Wilson was a very naive university professor.

    yes, and it was his Fourteen Points ruse that tricked Germany into laying down their arms and trusting ‘Perfidious Albion’ to treat her honorably.

    Starvation and slavery were what they were rewarded with, for trusting Wilson and his promises of ‘national self determination.’

    and once Germany was prostrate and humiliated, starved and dying…

    that’s when (((they))) came

    with their brand new counterfeiting printing press Wilson had just handed them, and the means at their disposal to buy up every single thing in Germany of any consequence, at pennies on the German gold mark, which was then abandoned in favor of the German Papiermark, (or fiat currency, which is the calling card of the Fiend ; )

    The rest, as they say, is history.

  136. yurivku says:
    @AnonFromTN

    That’s changing subjects. It is obvious that the personage in the picture has nothing to do with culture, Ukrainian or otherwise.

    Well, it has, but not too much, I agree. Those personages are everywhere in UA, and being US citizen she is Uki as well as Suprun (Minister of health)

    (such a nice faces) and others.

    If you are old enough, you should remember than a female by the name of Furtseva was USSR culture minister under Khruschev.

    I’m old enough to remember her, but in her best times I was a child. But I got your point.

    At to Shevchenko, he was purposely overrated in Soviet times. The same applies to Ivan Franko.

    Exactly, that’s what I’ve said. They have no even single real writer/poet who worth to be remembered in centuries. It’s not a culture, it’s not a literature. Just amateurish attempts.

    Of course they do understand it and they now calling Gogol (who was actually great!) and others to be Uki. But those who have brains should see the reality.

    As for these images – it’s just so much close reflection of current UA society that I could not resist to share them.

    On the other hand, in literature in many existing languages they’d be at the top or close to the top.

    You are probably about some African languages, well, may be … but they are pretending to be exclusive and unique nation ;-)

  137. Rurik says:
    @jacques sheete

    “International Bankers’ Century-Long War on Russia”

    everyday there’s a new quote given prominence at the website whatreallyhappened.com

    this is today’s quote:

    “I know who caused the war (World War I) – the Jewish bankers! I have the evidence here. Facts!” — Henry Ford

    I remember reading a long time ago how Henry Ford was mortified when he took a cruse on a ship and one of the passengers was a Jewish banker, who had gloated to Ford over their role in causing and prolonging the war. It wasn’t long after that, that Ford started the Dearborn Independent to warn the world.

    Today the Ford Foundation is a Marxist vanguard of globalism. Everything that Ford opposed.

    they get a kick out of stuff like that

    Using their ill-gotten lucre to buy up control of things like Disney, that was about wholesome entertainment, and turning it into a cultural weapon to poison the souls of children with spiritual sewage.

    ‘such a deal !

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  138. @Rurik

    Perfidious Albion.

    That needs to become a mantra around here.

    The Brit Empire and its bankers are probably the biggest and oldest sources of the strife in the world and has been for several centuries, closely followed by the New Yoik banking crowd.

    “Perfidious Uncle Sucker” doesn’t have quite the right ring tho…

    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  139. @jacques sheete

    …and has been for several centuries,

    Ooops! Another error. Should be, “have been.”

    Good thing I caught that before Seraphim did!

    Oooh, that editor of mine and the proof reader, both, shall be flogged when (if) they sober up!

  140. @Rurik

    …they get a kick out of stuff like that…

    Oh, do they ever.

    So much fun pulling $hit on the dumb goyim.

    But hey, what’s a “poysikyooted victum ta doo?”

  141. @Rurik

    with their brand new counterfeiting printing press Wilson had just handed them, and the means at their disposal to buy up every single thing in Germany of any consequence, at pennies on the German gold mark, which was then abandoned in favor of the German Papiermark, (or fiat currency, which is the calling card of the Fiend ; )

    Hey “Schizo,” what are we, a buncha Krackpot Kunspiraee theerists er sumpin? ;)

    • Replies: @Rurik
  142. Rurik says:
    @jacques sheete

    a buncha Krackpot Kunspiraee theerists er sumpin?

    they give us these trite cartoon-like narratives

    like ‘the Germans are evil and start wars and gas Jews! Because Germans are blonde with blue eyes and hate everyone who’s different!’

    and the sheople dutifully absorb ‘the narrative’ and then goose-step in whatever direction their ((masters)) tell them to march.

    ‘Putin is evil and assassinates journalists and everyone who’s against him and attacks Ukraine and shoots down passenger jets and marches into Crimea and steals it!’

    ‘he got the racist Trump elected by hacking Hillary’s computers!’

    ‘he’s killing our ‘freedom fighters’ in Syria!’

    All they have to do is say it from the NYT and NPR and spew it from all their orifices like CNN and the rest. And it works. The sheople will parrot the lies with indignation at that darn Putin!

    ‘How dare he! ‘

    ‘Now he’s threatening us all with nuclear missiles!’

    and just try to speak to one of these zombies, and you’ll discover just how bad the situation is.

    ‘whatareya? ‘a Krackpot Kunspiraee theerists er sumpin’?

    what’s sort of fun right now is watching the Brits acting all indignant that ‘Putin is killing people all over London’ and refuses to admit it!’

    but what are the pedophiles going to do when Putin tells them to bugger off?

    How are they going to invoke NATO as their golem when they need the Trump administration’s cooperation to do so. And they haven’t stopped screeching that ‘Trump is a racist!!’ since he got inaugurated.

    So I’ve got my popcorn out to see how well it all unfolds. ;)

    • Agree: jacques sheete
    • Replies: @jacques sheete
  143. @Rurik

    they give us these trite cartoon-like narratives

    And those idiotic narratives stick in the memories of the masses like dingleberries on a greasy smelly tuschie.
    Even a century later they regurgitate the tripe as if it’s written in stone, and get all smug about their “erudition!”

    like ‘the Germans are evil and start wars and gas Jews!

    Past masters at completely perverting reality like that and the perps whine about being the “viktumz.”

    They’d demonize and kill G-wd’s Own Anointed One if they could…Oh, wait…

    Because Germans are blonde with blue eyes and hate everyone who’s different!’

    But it’s OK to hate the goyim, who are nothing but animals. Must be cute to be “chozzzen!”

    • Agree: Rurik
  144. @Rurik

    I know.
    But what are you trying to say ?
    That Wilson was not a naive university professor ?
    That he opened Pandora’s Box with his self determination was clear to many diplomats at the time.

    Some historians assert that this self determination was aimed at breaking up the Austrian-Hungarian empire.
    This indeed was the result, if Wilson wanted this, and the wars it caused, remains a question.
    If he on his own invented the Fourteen Points, I suppose not.

    But what exactly was the agenda of his most trusted advisor, ‘ Colonel’ House, the Harry Hopkins of the Wilson era, I do not know.
    House was biased pro GB, that is sure.
    The USA was not at all neutral in WWI.

    Hopkins may well have had socialist, even communist, ideas.

    • Replies: @Rurik
  145. @jacques sheete

    ” Just because the US doesn’t like it, doesn’t mean they did something to the US. ”

    My sarcasms more than a few times were not understood.

  146. Mario10 says:

    The war against Russia start before in Viena Congress. The Rothschild declare the war agaist Russia and the Romanov because they realize that never Russia will surrender to de dominum of Rothschild banks. The Crimea war was the first step. USA Walt Street help the russian revolution sending Trotzki and friend whith gold to help the revolution. Walt Street help and financied Japan to start and win war against Russia. Argentina and Chile gives militar battleships to Japan to help Japan beat Russia. England prepare the two word wars to destroy Russia and Germany. The comunism was a Rothschild creation to destroy Germany and Russia and later China.

  147. Seraphim says:
    @jacques sheete

    And you to your shitting (or is sheeting?)

  148. Rurik says:
    @jilles dykstra

    But what are you trying to say ?
    That Wilson was not a naive university professor ?

    I was saying that his being a naïve university professor is irrelevant compared to the other things he was. A traitor who doomed this planet to Eternal Wars for Zionism and cost the lives of untold scores of millions of innocent people, who died horribly in WWII. A war that Wilson is directly responsible for causing, not to mention all the wars that are a direct consequence of Zionist Jews being in control of the Federal Reserve Bank, which controls not just the ZUS federal government, but the ECB and EU as well.

    And it because Zionist Jews control the Fed and ECB, that Western civilization may not last out this century.

    Being a naïve professor is not what makes Wilson notable.

    Some historians assert that this self determination was aimed at breaking up the Austrian-Hungarian empire.

    with the loss of Germany, it was already broken up. The Fourteen Points were a ruse to get Germany to lay down its arms for an armistice. They didn’t want the empire either, I would think. They wanted what all people want – self-determination.

    The very thing that the Zionist Jews who control our governments are determined to ensure that the rest of us never have. That’s one reason I call them The Fiend.

    But what exactly was the agenda of his most trusted advisor, ‘ Colonel’ House, the Harry Hopkins of the Wilson era, I do not know.

    Colonel House wanted what all Zionist Jews want.

    To have their boot on the necks of their victims, and mash it in. To make others suffer, and lord it over them. To use treachery and deceit to crush the hope for everyone on the planet except for Zionist Jews like themselves. Who relish suffering and misery, while profiting off of death and despair.

    It’s what Zionist Jews did when they controlled Wilson, and it’s what they do today, everywhere you find them. From starving millions of the world’s most successful farmers, (and their families) to a slow and excruciating death in the 1930s, to humiliating and tormenting the Palestinians at every opportunity today.

    If there is going to be another world-wide conflagration, and millions or more slaughtered or die slowly of radiation poisoning, starvation, or whatever other things they have up their zio-sleeves, it will be due to the exact same psychological inclinations and proclivities that motivated ((Colonel House)).

  149. polskijoe says:
    @jacques sheete

    Peoples political positions change.

    Hitler change over time.
    Stalin changed over time.

    Stalin was a Stalinist. Not really a Marxist or Leninist or Trotskist.

    In fact I argue he was a National Socialist (not refering to Nazism exactly) more so than Hitler was after 1939-41.
    Policy of “Socialism in one country ”

    His theory was in opposite to constant revolution or world revolution.

  150. Miro23 says:
    @Andrei Martyanov

    According to liberal thinking a nation was no more than so many human atoms who happened to live under the same set of laws….

    @ Rurik – A good quote from Corelli Barnett. Liberal thinking is the dissolution of the links of a community/nation. Borders and patriotism eventually become embarrassing relics from the past.

    Liberal excelsis is the atomized “Citizen of the World” (i.e. citizen of everywhere and nowhere), entirely dependent on laws for security and survival – but this generates the obvious question , “Who makes and enforces the laws when community and nation have melted away? “.

    In fact, the atomized world of “self interest” does self organize, but at the most basic pre-modern level of “Might makes Right”, with opportunistic gangs making their own rules and looting what they can from the confused and defenseless populace.

  151. Miro23 says:
    @falcemartello

    pax -americana /anglo-zionist
    Cathargo delenda est.
    Historical context The rise of the Roman Empire and the famous war of Hannibal the great.
    Russia= Catharge Pax-americana well it is self evident.

    Not sure about this. Hannibal inflicted enormous defeats on the Romans at Lake Trasimene and Cannae and reasonably expected the Romans to sue for peace. They didn’t. At this point Rome had a strong identity and basic unity that was sufficient to wear down the Carthaginian invaders, with the Romans later taking the battle to Carthage itself, and “Carthago delenda est”.

    A better parallel would probably be the hubris of the Late Roman Empire. An atomized feeble, corrupt and decadent society that couldn’t defend its limes (frontiers of Empire) – finally collapsing through internal weaknesses and invasion “Americae delenda est”.

    • Replies: @Seraphim
  152. Good article, but wrong title. It is not Washington, but the international bankers who control Washington the ones who have been waging a century old war against Russia. Currently the main issue is Russia’s opposition against the globalist conspirators’ New World Order. Please read the book Psychological Warfare and the New World Order and you’ll find the true reasons for this covert war against Russia.

  153. Seraphim says:
    @Miro23

    It is rather America that is Carthage. Russia is Rome. The Maritime Powers against the Telluric Powers. The Maritime powers always failed to subdue the Telluric ones in the long run, despite their initial successes.

  154. Hibernian says:
    @AnonFromTN

    McMillan’s vision was of British as Greeks and Americans as Romans.

  155. Thirdeye says:
    @Mikhail

    In light of Germany continuing its war against Russia from November 1917 until it imposed the draconian Treaty of Brest-Litovsk, your characterization of Germany as supporting the Bolsheviks seems bizarre. Germany rolled the Bolsheviks as soon as they had served their purpose in stopping Russian attacks on their front.

  156. Thirdeye says:

    It’s more like London-Washington’s two-century war on Russia. Britain was the main prosecutor of anti-Russian efforts from before the Crimean War right up until Truman faithfully agreed to pick up the baton from Churchill. The 1902 Treaty of Co-operation between Britain and Japan was to unite them against Russia in the Far East. The Brits knew that their wars with Germany were only a detour. They were not pleased with the French-Russian Entente prior to WWI, which they saw as potentially increasing Russian power in the Balkans. Gallipoli was their effort to forestall potential Russian control of the Bosporus. Poland essentially served as an Anglo-French proxy during the Polish-Soviet wars of 1919-1921. Britain’s distaste for the Nazis was outweighed by their seeing them as a threat to enemy #1 right up to the outbreak of WWII. Britain’s war plans right up to the fall of France were predicated on war breaking out between Germany and the Soviet Union. They were right in a way, except that France went down first. The Mediterranean strategy, which ground to a halt at the Gustav Line, was more about projecting British power into eastern Europe against you-know-who than defeating Nazi Germany. Operation Market Garden was a roll of the dice for a dash across Northern Germany to Berlin while the Soviets were grinding on the Vistula. The Brits left no stone unturned trying to find a way to overturn the Teheran Agreement, up to the Operation Unthinkable study in early 1945.

  157. expat47 says:
    @Volk

    When Churchill learned of the U.S. atomic bomb, he urged Truman to drop it on Moscow. You can’t make this stuff up

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