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“We have reliable information at our disposal that US instructors have trained a number of militant groups in the vicinity of the town of At-Tanf, to stage provocations involving chemical warfare agents in southern Syria…They are preparing a series of chemical munitions explosions. This fact will be used to blame (Syrian) government forces. …Strike groups of US naval carriers with cruise missiles are being formed in the Eastern part of the Mediterranean, in the Persian Gulf and in the Red Sea….We note the evidence of preparation for possible attacks.” General Sergey Rudskoy, Russian General Staff spokesman, March 17, 2018

The United States is closer to a war with Russia than anytime since the Cuban missile crisis, but brainwashed Americans don’t have a clue about what’s going on.

Here’s what’s happening: The US’s situation in Syria has significantly deteriorated in the last two weeks. Washington hoped that its CIA-backed militants would be able to maintain a toehold in East Ghouta allowing them to continue to fire mortars and rockets into the urban center of Damascus thus putting additional pressure on the Syrian government. But the flow of jihadists from Raqqa and al Tanf in the east, was unexpectedly cut off by battle-hardened combat troops from the Lebanese militia, Hezbollah. That blockade was followed by the encirclement of the East Ghouta pocket by elite units of the Tiger Forces that rapidly split the battlespace into three cauldrons that have shrunk with every passing day.

The Syrian Army (SAA) ground assault on terrorist enclaves has been swift, focused and ferocious. In a matter of days, the SAA has recaptured 70 percent of rebel-held territory, killing hundreds of jihadists in the onslaught while Russian bombers have pounded their hideaways mercilessly for more than two weeks. The Syrian blitz has been a wake-up call for the Washington warlords who clung to the faint hope that their Sunni footsoldiers would be able to hang on indefinitely and reverse the course of the war. With the collapse of East Ghouta and the ongoing routing of the mostly foreign-born proxies, that hope has gone up in smoke. If the Battle of Aleppo was Syria’s Stalingrad, (WW2 “turning point”) then the Battle of East Ghouta was Syria’s Battle of Kursk, “the theater that held the key to overall victory in the war.” The outcome of the war in Syria is no longer in doubt. The Axis of Resistance won. (aka– Russia-Syria-Iran, Hezbollah)

This is why Washington is in a state of panic, they can finally see the handwriting on the wall. Their precious New World Order is being ground into dust in a pock-marked urban wastelands 10,000 miles from Washington. And, that’s why the rabid Nikki Haley has ramped up her hyperbolic performances at the UN Security Council. Here’s what she said just last week:

“When the international community consistently fails to act, there are times when states are compelled to take their own action….. the United States remains prepared to act if we must. It is not a path we prefer. But it is a path we have demonstrated we will take, and we are prepared to take again.”

Is she serious? Is Washington really planning to bomb Syrian troops in East Ghouta –which will unavoidably kill Russian Special Forces and advisors in the process– to save their jihadist proxies from impending annihilation? Is that worth risking WW3?

The panic in Washington is unlike anything I’ve ever seen before. It’s not just Nikki Haley doing her trademark “off my meds and out of therapy” performance, it’s the entire political establishment and their media sock puppets, they’ve all succumbed to the anti-Russia hysteria. These people have simply lost touch with reality. Their collective angst is splashed almost-daily across the headlines in the most provocative language imaginable. The demonization of Vladimir Putin has reached levels that were not seen at anytime during the Cold War. It is absolute madness, and it’s all because Washington’s maniacal globalist plan to use foreign-born proxies to topple the legitimate government of Syria has fallen flat on its face. Are we, as Americans, supposed to feel bad about this? Are we supposed to feel some sense loyalty to the internationalist cockroaches who have seized the levers of state power and use them to kill and maim people across the Middle East for some elusive project to rule the world?

Hell, no!

The spurious claims that Putin poisoned a double agent and his daughter fit perfectly within this same sordid strategy to vilify those countries that are, in fact, defending the principles upon which the international order rests: State sovereignty, strict borders, self determination and non intervention, all of which have been discarded like garbage by the “exceptional” country that puts itself squarely above the law.

There is no more proof that Moscow was involved in the poisoning of the Russian double agent than there is that Russia meddled in the 2016 elections. None. The whole matter is a risible remake of Colin Powell’s appalling “Anthrax” slapstick at the UN, where the career general sacrificed his personal credibility and integrity to hoodwink America’s allies into a savage war of annihilation on the Iraqi people. Theresa May is merely taking over where Powell left off. Her job is to build the case for war whether there is proof or not. The cabal of western leaders have decided that Russia must pay for its impudence, that more must be done to ratchet up the pressure on Russia, and that Putin’s resolve must be put to the test.

But how far can Putin be pushed, that is the question, isn’t it? And how will he respond if Washington takes things to the next level? Will he respond proportionately, overwhelmingly or not at all? Washington wants to know. The US figures it’s gone as far as it can with mere sanctions, demonization and armed proxies. Washington has decided that a limited but direct confrontation is the next logical step. Judging by the outpouring of deranged fulminations in the media, the decision to attack has already been made. (That is my guess, at least.)

Russia has become the biggest single obstacle to Washington’s global ambitions. Trump’s new National Defense Strategy makes that point quite clear. Moscow is blocking US plans to redraw the map of the Middle East, control vital resources and pipelines corridors, and pivot to this century’s most prosperous markets in Asia. All of that is now at risk, and Russia is to blame. Is it any wonder why the media denounces Putin as “The New Hitler”?

The defeat in East Ghouta changes everything. The gloves are coming off and Washington is ramping up for a shooting war with its biggest emerging rival. The hostile and frantic statements issuing from NATO headquarters and from UK, France, and Germany all suggest the momentum for war is building and that an attack could be launched in a matter of days. Some analysts believe the US will fire cruise missiles from warships in the Mediterranean as early as March 19, a date that was picked to coincide with the Russian presidential elections.

Leaders in the Kremlin are taking these threats seriously, and have warned that if the US attacks their troops or advisors in Syria, Russia will retaliate, and they will attack the platforms from which the missiles were launched. They will aim their missiles at US warships in the Mediterranean. Think about that for a minute: The lunatics in Washington are mulling over a calculated attack on Russia (in Syria) that could quickly escalate into a nuclear war just so they can find out whether Putin is bluffing or not. Isn’t that why Tillerson was just replaced for Pompeo, so the behind-the-scenes powerbrokers would have another warmongering neocon nutcase in a position of authority who would breezily rubber-stamp their plans for nuclear holocaust?

These people at completely out of control.

Washington has a lot riding on this. The NWO is not a fantasy, it’s a plan for melding together banking systems, trade policy, open borders, one-dominant currency, and the endless recycling of revenues into US debt instruments. It’s a strategy to ensure that the world’s wealth continues to flow upwards and into the bulging coffers of the western plutocrats who oversee the system and and manage its wars. I don’t see any other option for the globalists running the show than to launch a precision aerial assault from warships in the Mediterranean to see if they can reverse the situation on the ground and improve their chances for victory in Syria. As crazy as it sounds, they think it is a risk worth taking.

The hope is that Putin will not retaliate, or if he does, that he does not attack US warships directly. But that’s a pretty risky bet, after all, if Putin does NOT attack the platforms from which the missiles were fired, then he’ll be inviting similar attacks in the future. So, his hands are tied. He must retaliate or face the consequences in the future.

The next few weeks are going to be very tense. We’ve reached the point where the US will have to either confront Russia militarily or accept that their vicious project in Syria has failed. My gut feeling is that the foreign policy establishment is not ready to throw in the towel just yet. They are going do something very risky and very stupid. They’re going to roll the dice and hope they don’t come up snake-eyes.

Whatever the decision may be, we should know soon enough. I think we could see signs of provocative activity as soon as the presidential elections begin in Russia on March 18. I hope I’m wrong.

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  1. AnonFromTN [AKA "Anon"] says:

    Anon from TN
    I don’t see why not. “Chemical attacks” in Syria were either fakes or false flag operations, where Western-supplied chemicals were used by the head-choppers. Skripal was a false-flag operation, i.e., if there was an operation: at the moment we can’t even be sure that Skripal and his daughter were poisoned, not to mention with what and by whom. The sure sign of false flag operation is immediate accusations by real perpetrators of the designated “guilty” party. No investigation is necessary: the perpetrator knows who he intends to accuse.

    • Agree: ben tillman
  2. Patriot says:

    It really doesn’t matter if USA and Russia destroy oneanother, as long as Israel remains relatively untouched.

  3. Miro23 says:

    I agree that there is a build up to an attack on Syria. Americans are being prepared for THE EVENT .

    It’s already in place judging by the volume of the media orchestra (setting the emotional tone), and THE EVENT is going to justify a full scale missile “response” (attack) from the US navy on Syria. Key actors already have their roles studied and ready to go, with the technical aspects checked and in place.

    The object is the destruction of Syrian/Iranian/Hezbollah forces (and the removal of Russian forces), with the consequent Iraqization of Syria. Bashar al-Assad, the Iranians and Putin have been demonized, with the project aiming to gain enough momentum and internal logic (US military involvement) to then flow into the destruction of Iran and removal of Hezbollah from Lebanon etc. In other words the aim is a single, expanding and final ME war fought by the US to cement Israeli/US power over the Middle East.

    Since THE EVENT has the same scriptwriters as 9/11 it’s probably going to be the same kind of drama with a great visual impact, beautifully captured on film, and ready to be broadcast 24/7, with a heroic US military “response” that is fast and overwhelming. However, there is the critical question of targeting.

    The script calls for the Syrians to use chemical weapons (WMD) such that they are the initial target, and get obliterated, along with the Hezbollah and Iranian troops in the country. That leaves a very critical opening for the Russians to recognize that the situation as hopeless, admit defeat and leave the ME with their tail between their legs = no WW3.

    I would guess that Putin has already been informed of his part in the script (along with some face saving exit options) and that his confounding reply came on March 1st – that Russia would respond if it or its allies were attacked. “Or its allies” clearly meaning the Syrian government and that gives the Neocons a problem.

    It looks like the Neocons are in a WW2 Kursk like situation with regard to Syria. Preparations for an attack are far advanced but the Russians aren’t backing down, they’ve had time to prepare and they’re stronger than anticipated. To get some context, Guderian questioned the logic of the upcoming battle, and Hitler replied, “I know. The thought of it turns my stomach.” Guderian concluded, “In that case your reaction to the problem is the correct one. Leave it alone” – Which he didn’t.

    The Neocons still have a chance to learn from history and “Leave it alone” and they should take it.

    • Replies: @Realist
  4. Anon • Disclaimer says:

    There won’t be any attack on Syria until at least the North Korean conference is over – and probably some time afterwards as negotiations play out. The Deep State won’t like it, but perhaps Putin should make a personal appeal to Trump and offer to work some things out before that time comes (meet with the guy in Switzerland). It could work.

    Also, I would hope that the Deep State isn’t so stupid as to make Putin more popular by interfering. I’ve heard that Putin’s true popularity is declining.

    • Replies: @Realist
  5. Realist says:

    “The Neocons still have a chance to learn from history and “Leave it alone” and they should take it.”

    That’s not what neocons do.

  6. Realist says:

    “Also, I would hope that the Deep State isn’t so stupid as to make Putin more popular by interfering.”

    They are.

  7. Though Whitney may be right and we’re facing the final countdown, my gut reaction is the opposite. The statement of the US Centcom commanding general before the house that Assad has won is an indication, as is the Russian threat that a false flag is impending, which gives them more cover if they sink the fleet, and is an indication of a real threat should such a false flag take place, which we know, however, might bring on the end. I also think that Trump himself is less than on board with it, and he may have sacked Tillerson because Pompeo, despite his past statements, is better at following his own orders. Also, he appears to be gearing up to grasp the nettle and fire Mueller, demanding first that his justice ministry act, and possibly moving himself if they don’t. His actions on Korea, going against the received wisdom and accepting the south Korean negotiations leading toward a possible exit from that impasse, despite resistance from Tillerson’s foreign ministry, also are a straw in the wind. Our best hope is that, since Trump has a lot of children and, since despite his apparent ignorance he has what the Germans used to call peasant cleverness (bauernschlau: peasant sly) he may have the strength of character to go against the deep state when he senses that the chips are actually down and the consequences could be the end of everything. That is what will decide whether or not we survive. Though the odds of failure are serious, they would have been near 100% for failure and the end probably would have already occurred by now, had the Harpy gained office.

  8. eD says:

    March 19th is tomorrow so we will see. Granted, the article states that this is only the “earliest date”.

    Its hard to make predictions about what crazy people will do.

    • Replies: @SolontoCroesus
  9. Anonymous [AKA "Snowdown"] says:

    Russia is reporting a large cyber-attack on their elections.

  10. Mikey says:

    Any talk of the USA obilterating forces in Syria is the sign that people watch too many movies.

    For the shock n awe attacks on Baghdad, the US had massed bigger forces. 3 CVNs if I remember correctly, plus more land based air in bases at neighboring countries. Plus a cruise missile barrage.

    First, the US only has 1 CVN in the area, and I haven’t heard any tales like the pre-Iraq war of American air units being redeployed to the region. They have some airpower there of course, but what’s been attacking in Syria and Iraq is nothing like the scope of the shock n awe attack.

    A likely reason for this is that Syria has competent air defenses with additional Russia forces including good air superiority fighters in the area. The Americans are notoriously casualty adverse, and support at home for this war is shaky at best. The Americans can probably turn one downed pilot into a wag the dog hero, but not if they start taking much more losses than a single plane or so.

    Thus, like the attack in April after a different false-flag chem weapon attack, the Americans are likely to rely on cruise missiles. First, those of you who are American taxpayers out there, these are very expensive. A million dollars a missile, so when Trump orders a strike of 60 or so of these, he’s basically burning 60 million dollars that could otherwise give teachers a raise.

    But the main problem is, they don’t work. I don’t remember the exact numbers, but of the 60 or so missiles they launched last time only about 20 hit their targets. The Russians were very, very quiet about whether their advanced EW capabilities had anything to do with this. But the one thing that seems for sure is that 2 out of 3 missiles launched are unlikely to even reach their target. And that was without any active effort to shoot down the missiles. The Russians refrained from possibly escalating the situation in that manner the last time. This time their backs are pushed to the wall and they are openly warning that they’ll do so this time.

    So, while I wouldn’t want to be standing around when 20 or so 1000 lbs warheads land and explode, that is far, far, far short of ‘obilterating’ any forces. Especially because they are also vulnerable to another American weakness which is poor intelligence. The Americans like to blow up buildings, but only a fool would be sitting inside waiting for the strike. So, when they blow up an ‘intelligence HQ’, all they really do is kill a few janitors. After a long bombing campaign in Serbia where American TV showed lots of impressive film of targets being exploded, it was revealed after the war that the Americans had blown up a bunch of decoys and very few tanks and guns. Sadly, what the Americans are good at doing is blowing up passenger trains and embassies and tv stations.

    Either way, there won’t be any ‘obilterating’ going on. If the Americans get lucky, they might deliver a blow to a small handful of units and facilities. But that’s a long, long way from obliteration. Same as in Vietnam, the Syrians will emerge from their bunkers, pick up the pieces from the hits they do take, then keep on fighting.

    Except, that perhaps world war 3 just began.

  11. Anonymous [AKA "Kalin"] says:

    I take the North Korean conference as the Pentagon telling Trump that he can only have one war at a time. Thus, Trump had to back down and cool off the Korean situation once it had been decided that Syria was the next target.

    Its the firing of Tillerson and his replacement with Pompei that scares me. I have no love for chairmen of Exxon, but Tillerson had to be intelligent and sane to rise to such a position. If nothing else, his background is that one has to make a deal. Thermonuclear war is not an option for a chair of Exxon who competes with BP on some issue. Its more a matter of which company can use its resources and make deals to its advantage.

    We’d seen Tillerson trying to come along behind Trump with a pooper-scooper trying to clean up the messes Trump leaves on the carpet.

    Politicians, especially nobody rural ones like Pompei are a different matter. They make their living by ranting and raving and making crazy claims and big, big threats. Everytime as CIA head assassin that Pompei spoke, he scared me with his rabid stupidity and threats.

    Tillerson was obviously fired on the spot by Trump for some offense. Likely a disagreement in a meeting. And it now appears that the meeting likely concerned giving the go-ahead for this drive to WW3 that we are seeing today.

  12. Anonymous [AKA "Sun Tsu"] says:

    What scares me is that Putin’s speach of 3/1 may have had the opposite effect to what was intended.

    Putin appears to have intended it as a forceful manner of saying “Listen to Us.”

    Unfortunately, I think it had the effect of starting WW3.

    Putin announced a series of new weapons that make massive American investments in both strategic missile defense and aircraft carrier groups completely useless. However, these new weapons were only tested or at best entering production. Therefore, there is a gap of a few years before Russia gets these weapons built and fully deployed.

    Thus, the crazy neocons in Washington are likely to see this as ‘use them or lose them.’ Hundreds of billions of dollars have been wasted on weapons that will be worthless within a few years. But they still might have some usefulness today. Particularly the carrier groups. In a few years, the USN won’t be able to park a carrier in the Persian Gulf. But for now, they still can.

    Even worse, the Americans have no new significant weapons in the pipeline. They are producing new F-35s, but half of them can’t even fly. The units that already have them report at best about 50% are flying at any time. Quite possibly this is a giant mistake that will weaken America for a decade or longer. Meanwhile, the Navy’s giant 13 billion dollar carrier the Gerald Ford has a hard time getting out of port without tripping over its feet. It won’t be really operational until after the Russian carrier killers are active. The JFK and yet another carrier behind that aren’t even close to ready. The Army is just starting to think about a new tank, but that’s years if not decades away.

    My fear is that the deranged morons in Washington decided shortly after Putin’s speech that the best time to launch World War 3 was right now. Any time they wait to let Russia’s new weapons be produced makes the situation worse for them. And there’s nothing in their corrupt defense contractor pipelines that’s worth delaying a war to obtain.

    My guess is that Tillerson didn’t sign up with Trump to start WW3, and that was the decision being made when Trump fired him for trying to be a voice of reason.

  13. @eD

    If Bolton is in the picture then so is Ledeen, and Ledeen gives crazy a whole new meaning.

    • Replies: @Realist
    , @RobinG
  14. Giuseppe says:

    Mike put himself out there with a prediction. I once read the Late Great Planet Earth, and I lived through Y2K, so I know predictions usually fall short. So let me make one, too.

    The empire is already beaten in Syria and I don’t think that another false flag gas attack there is in the offing. That shtick can only work so many times. And it’s just too late. Furthermore, Russia is getting stronger while the empire is weakening. What the empire needs is a 90 pound weakling in the neighborhood to beat up on, get some imperial mojo back before tackling a formidable adversary like Russia. What the empire needs is Venezuela.

  15. Realist says:

    Way too many Americans are shallow and stupid thereby allowing these warmonger assholes to control.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  16. Corvinus says:

    “Way too many Americans are shallow and stupid thereby allowing these warmonger assholes to control.”

    Actually, they are smarter than what you think. Furthermore, if that be the case, then you are assailing the character of the majority of white Americans, who have a high IQ and high time preference, at least that is what is peddled here by the fine posters. In other words, you are a race traitor.

    Now, assuming that “the United States is closer to a war with Russia than anytime since the Cuban missile crisis”, then there really isn’t anything that we can do about it, Whitney included. He has made these predictions before, and nothing has come out of it.

    • Replies: @Realist
  17. Realist says:

    Actually, they are smarter than what you think. Furthermore, if that be the case, then you are assailing the character of the majority of white Americans, who have a high IQ and high time preference, at least that is what is peddled here by the fine posters. In other words, you are a race traitor.

    We have been through this crap before and I see you still can’t read.
    The majority of White Americans do not have a high IQ. The average White IQ in America is 100. Only 11 percent of White Americans have an IQ above 120.

    • Replies: @Corvinus
  18. Corvinus says:

    “We have been through this crap before and I see you still can’t read.”

    I am able to read clearly. You are a race traitor for noticing, Sailer-style.

    “The majority of White Americans do not have a high IQ. The average White IQ in America is 100. Only 11 percent of White Americans have an IQ above 120.”

    It’s significantly higher than non-whites, right? And coming from such strong stocks like the hardy English and the robust Scots, you are significantly underestimating the intellectual ability of whites to make sound political and economic decisions.

    Praytell, why do you not fall within the “shallow American” (assuming you are an American)? Would you characterize yourself as “smarter than the average bear”? How and why?

  19. RobinG says:

    Trump CIA Nominee Faces Possible Arrest Warrant in Germany

    Andreas Schüller, director of the International Crimes and Accountability Program at the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights, said of Haspel: “She should be standing trial, not be promoted. ….. “The nomination is the result of the failure to put legal accountability as a priority by former U.S. administrations, but also by European allies.”

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