Tuesday, April 05, 2016

America Represents the Greatest Threat to World Peace

America Represents the Greatest Threat to World Peace

by Stephen Lendman

America needs enemies to justify its imperial agenda. When none exist, they’re invented.

Cold War politics never died. After Soviet Russia dissolved, everything changed but stayed the same, largely dormant during the Yeltsin years, reemerged under Putin as Russia’s leader - a force for good, not evil, polar opposite America’s agenda.

The real evil empire resides in Washington, waging endless wars against nonbelligerent nations, threatening world peace, humanity’s survival if nuclear war is launched.

On Monday, Obama met with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House. The Alliance is for offense, not defense, a killing machine menace.

Obama lied, calling it “the lynchpin, the cornerstone of our collective defense and US security policy” - without explaining no nations threaten America or any NATO state.

Saying the Alliance needs to stay “focused on ISIL and countering terrorism (in) Europe and around the world” ignores its US creation. It wouldn’t exist without its support and from other countries.

US-dominated NATO doesn’t “cooperate” with other nations. It forces its will on them, waging war on independent ones, wanting Western controlled vassal states replacing them.

Obama lied, claiming together with NATO partners, he’s working…to try to bring an end to the Syrian conflict” he launched and wants continued to destroy Syrian sovereignty and territorial integrity.

He distorted the horrors of the refugee crisis US policy created, doing nothing to relieve the suffering of millions of victims while claiming otherwise.

He continues supporting Ukraine’s illegitimate putschist regime, installed by Washington, replacing its democratically elected one, supplying weapons for war on Donbass, saying NATO countries are “united” in resisting nonexistent “Russian incursions into Ukrainian territory.”

His naked aggression against multiple countries belies his claim about pursuing world peace and stability.

Stoltenberg is a US installed puppet, a convenient stooge serving its imperial interests. Saying “(w)e stand together in the fight against terrorism” ignored the greatest of all world threats - US-dominated NATO’s killing machine, state terrorism on a global scale.

He repeated the tired old Big Lie about needing to respond “to a more assertive Russia, responsible for aggressive actions in Ukraine” - despite Moscow taking on the role of world leader to resolve its conflict diplomatically.

Washington and its rogue NATO allies undermine its efforts. Obama supports a fourfold European Reassurance Initiative military budget increase at a time no threats exist.

Stoltenberg turned truth on its head claiming “the United States is important for the security of Europe” when it represents its greatest threat.

Deploying more US-led NATO troops near Russia’s borders heightens the risk of direct confrontation.

Russia’s permanent NATO representative Aleksandr Grushko called the provocation “a significant deterioration of the situation in the military sphere” - vowing an appropriate “totally asymmetrical” response.

“We are not passive observers,” he stressed. “We consistently take all the military measures we consider necessary in order to counterbalance this reinforced presence that is not justified by anything.”

Russia wants world peace and stability, mutual cooperation among all nations, respect for their sovereign independence, observance of rule of law principles - polar opposite America’s aggressive agenda.

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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