Wednesday, April 26, 2017

West Ignores Russia's Proposals to Combat Terrorism

West Ignores Russia’s Proposals to Combat Terrorism

by Stephen Lendman

Russia is committed to combat and defeat the scourge America, NATO, Turkey, Israel, Saudi Arabia and their rogue allies support.

According to its General Staff chief Gen. Valery Gerasimov, US-led Western countries ignore “our proposals to pool efforts in the struggle against international terrorism.” 

“Since 2015, Russia has been fighting radical Islamic groups in Syria, containing terrorism away from its borders and preventing its penetration into Russia and Europe.” 

“The lack of tight cooperation and interaction between our countries in the struggle against terrorism creates favorable conditions for the Islamic State,” al-Qaeda, and likeminded groups.

No steps have been taken to improve Russian/Western relations, Gerasimov explained. US, EU and NATO leaders continue “conducting biased policies,” blaming Moscow “for all the world’s negative developments.”

Trump’s aggression against Syria’s Shayrat again airbase reveals America’s imperial intentions toward Syria - evident since Obama launched war in March 2011, escalated by Trump.

“Although there was no proof at all that the Syrian military used chemical weapons, the strike was supported by practically all European countries,” Gerasimov stressed.

US-led Western countries escalated hostility toward Russia, “tough(ening) (its) propaganda war.”

Examining “reports by European and US media outlets, one gets the impression that practically all negative events taking place in the world are the work of either Russia’s intelligences services or Russian hackers,” Gerasimov explained.

When nothing exists to blame Russia for, reasons are invented. Reckless bashing persists, heading inexorably toward military confrontation - a nightmarish scenario pitting the world’s dominant nuclear powers against each other.

Unthinkable nuclear war could erupt over Trump’s rage to act tough on Russia and other independent countries.

Tough talk is one thing. Rage to get his way threatens humanity’s survival.

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: How the 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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