ISIS: Created and Supported by America
by Stephen Lendman
Campaigning in Florida on Wednesday, Trump was incorrect but on the right track calling Obama “the founder of ISIS,” adding “I would say the co-founder would be crooked Hillary Clinton.”
He claimed a power vacuum created by war on Iraq, exploited by ISIS. He needs to get his facts straight.
America created and supports all significant terrorist groups in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and elsewhere since the CIA’s involvement against Soviet Russia in Afghanistan in the 1980s - using them as imperial foot soldiers.
Its so-called war on terror is a war OF terror on humanity, an unparalleled pure evil agenda - Hillary the establishment candidate pre-selected to escalate it more than already as Obama’s successor. It’s baked in the cake.
Before his death in 2008, former Reagan administration NSA director General William Odom called Bush’s war on Iraq the “greatest strategic disaster in United States history.”
Hillary Clinton’s orchestrated wars on Libya and Syria were yet to be launched. Imagine what Odom would say today if alive.
All US post-WW II wars were disasters for humanity, their horrors going back to the 1950s, still affecting populations in targeted countries.
All post-9/11 conflicts still rage, chances for peace and stability in multiple theaters nowhere in sight - more wars in the queue to be launched, Hillary pre-selected to wage them.
As president, she risks greater war on humanity than already, potential conflict with Russia, China and Iran based on her earlier comments, the threat of global war with nuclear weapons.
Trump has no public record on which to judge him. He wants America maintaining the world’s mightiest military, yet seeks a different role for NATO, and from his rhetoric seems unlikely to match Hillary’s rage for war.
Neither candidate offers an acceptable choice. Between the two, supporting Trump over an emotionally unstable neocon war goddess is a no-brainer. Yet the odds are stacked against him.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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