Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Pentagon Wants Fourfold Increase in US European Military Spending to Deter Nonexistent Russian Aggression

Pentagon Wants Fourfold Increase in US European Military 
Spending to Deter Nonexistent Russian Aggression

by Stephen Lendman

America is unique among world powers, a hated and feared pariah, a neocon-infested gangster state, waging endless premeditated wars of aggression, threatening world peace.

US military spending already matches or exceeds budgets for all other nations combined, including foreign, homeland, numerous miscellaneous categories, unlimited black budgeting, frequent add-ons and unconstrained defense contractors’ cost overruns, amounting to trillions of dollars of waste, fraud and abuse over time.

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter wants billions more. His warrantless justification is nonexistent threats posed by Russia, China, North Korea and Iran - peaceful nations threatening no others, unlike America’s imperial aggression, raping and pillaging one country after another.

Carter has things backwards. Potential US regime change targets are forced to take defensive measures. Failure to do so would be irresponsible.

Reckless Russia/Putin bashing risks madness - the threat of neocon-infested Washington launching war against a nuclear-powered nation matching its own capability, a prescription for disaster.

The Obama administration and Congress, along with all Republican and Democrat presidential aspirants are pro-war, anti-Russia - lunatics risking WW III, the supreme act of madness if launched.

Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net. 

His new book as editor and contributor is titled "Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III."

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html

Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com. 

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