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As We Face Armageddon the Western World Is Leaderless

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts:


According to news reports, the validity of which cannot be ascertained by the general public, a crazed US government came within 10 minutes of igniting a general conflagration in the Middle East, the consequences of which could have been catastrophic for all. 

The moronic warmongers in high office—Bolton, Pompeo, and Pence—and their Israel Lobby masters are determined, and they have not abandoned their campaign for war with Iran.  Of course, the liars say that Iran will just accept its punishment for defending its territory and there will be no war.  But this is not what Iran says.  I believe Iran.

Some of the tiny percentage of people in the Western World who are still capable of thought regret that Trump called off the insane plan.  They think the consequences would have been the destruction of the Saudi and Israeli governments—two of the most evil in history—and the cut-off of oil to the US and Europe, with the resulting depression causing the overthrow of the Western warmonger governments.  They believe that catastrophic American defeat is the only way peace can be restored to the world.  

In other words, it is not clear whether Trump calling off the attack saved us or doomed us.  The Israel Lobby and their neoconservative agents have not been taught a lesson.  Trump has not fired Bolton and Pompeo for almost igniting a conflagration, and he has not dressed down his moronic vice president.  So, it can all happen again.  

And likely will.  The lesson that Bolton and Israel have learned is that the fake news about an Iranian attack on a Japanese freighter, denied by the Japanese, was not sufficient to lock Trump into “saving face” by attacking Iran.  So be prepared for a larger orchestrated provocation. Bolton and Israel know that the Western presstitutes will lie for them.  Watch for a provocation that allows Trump no alternative to an attack.

Washington’s use of fake news and false flag attacks to launch military attacks goes back a long way.  In the 21st century we have had a concentrated dose—Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, Assad’s use of chemical weapons, Iranian nukes, Russian invasions, Maduro starving his own people, the endless lies about Gaddafi.  Yes, I know there are more.  I am writing an article, not an encyclopedia.

Washington has grown accustomed to attacking countries on false pretenses and getting away with it.  Therefore, there is nothing to discourage the Israel Lobby and its Washington puppets from continuing to set-up Iran for an attack.  Success breeds incaution.  The attack on Iraq was stage-managed by a credible US Secretary of State before the UN.  The attack on Libya was stage-managed by a UN resolution that a deceived Russia and China failed to block.  In situations such as these, Washington arranged a green light for its war crimes.  However, Washington has failed to stage-manage a green light for an attack on Iran. Moreover, Iran is a more powerful military force than Iraq and Libya, and the extent of the depth of Russian and Chinese support for Iran is unknown to Washington.

If Israel succeeds in having its Washington puppet attack Iran, Israel and its neoconservative agents will not welcome failure of their objective.  They will fight against failure with more dangerous moves.  I can easily imagine the fanatics having Trump “save face” by destroying the world and issuing some kind of ultimatums to Russia and China or resorting to the use of nuclear weapons against Iran.  

The insouciant American—indeed, Western—people are kept unaware by design.  It is the function of the presstitutes to control the explanations given to the people.  The US Congress is bought and paid for by the Israel Lobby, as are most important politicians in the UK and Europe.  What I am telling you is that it is very easy for fanatics to produce Armageddon.

Stephen Cohen and I, and a few surviving others, lived through the 20th century Cold War. In recent years we both have reported on numerous occasions that the threat of nuclear war today is far higher than during the Cold War.  One reason is that during the Cold War US and Soviet leaders worked to defuse tensions and to build trust.  In contrast, since the Clinton regime the US has worked consistently to build tensions.  Both Cohen and I have listed on many occasions the tension-building activities pursued by all post-Reagan/George H.W. Bush administrations.

The Russians no longer trust Washington, and neither do the Chinese.  Washington has lied to, and about, Russia so often in the 21st century that Russian trust of Washington is exhausted.  No matter how earnestly the Russian government wants to trust Washington, it dare not do so.

Therefore, it takes very little miscalculation for the morons in Washington to cause a threat-ending response from Russia as Washington has convinced the Russian government that the US intends to destroy them.  

The orchestration of Russiagate by the Democratic Party, military/security complex, and their media whores has, as Stephen Cohen has emphasized, forced President Trump in an act of self-preservation to adopt the neoconservative attitude toward Russia and other “non-compliant” governments.  This attitude is dangerous enough in the best of times.  It is extremely dangerous after trust has been destroyed by years of lies and false accusations.  

Perhaps there is someone in the Trump administration who has the intelligence to understand the dangerous situation and who has Trump’s confidence.  But I do not know who that person is.

We have to face the fact that as we face Armageddon the Western World is leaderless.

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Cudwieser
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Cudwieser

On another nearby shore. Haven’t we been here once before.

https://www.rt.com/news/462598-russian-frigate-cuba-us-navy/

Sally Snyder
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Sally Snyder

Here is a look back in time at what a large number of former American ambassadors had to say about John Bolton:

https://viableopposition.blogspot.com/2019/06/john-bolton-force-for-global-insecurity.html

Given his penchant for blustering and bullying, this unelected, multi-administration Washington insider is a man to be feared. However, there is one thing he must be credited for – he certainly is a force for global insecurity.

Mouths of Babes
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Mouths of Babes

Here’s what my four year old said about him. “He’s creepy, daddy. Can you make him go away?.”

If only, son…if only.

lizzie dw
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lizzie dw

John Bolton is a guy who joined the National Guard when he thought he might be drafted because he “didn’t want to die for a lost cause”. He has no concept of real violence. Well, that’s it.

The Ties that Bind
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The Ties that Bind

I think he was originally planning to go to work for Hitlery, since they were both former Goldwater groupies.

BobValdez
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BobValdez

Given that PCR isn’t always on target, this time he is spot on the money, except for one detail: President Putin and Russia know full well that retardistan and the orange baboon that pretends to run it are “not agreement capable”. VVP is just being polite when he refers to the west as “partners”.

Balkanization of the World Awaits
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Balkanization of the World Awaits

Quote: “Washington’s use of fake news and false flag attacks to launch military attacks goes back a long way. In the 21st century we have had a concentrated dose—Saddam Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, Assad’s use of chemical weapons, Iranian nukes, Russian invasions, Maduro starving his own people, the endless lies about Gaddafi. Yes, I know there are more. I am writing an article, not an encyclopedia.” An article, not an encyclopedia….brilliantly put. But I’ve always wondered……why the 100,000+ dead Kosovars, Pinochet style soccer stadiums, Trepca mine mass graves and all the rest of the debunked propaganda and outright lies,… Read more »

Ignore Context at One's Own Risk
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Ignore Context at One's Own Risk

…..and lest the world not forget that to understand the context of so-charged ‘Russian intransigence’, one must go back to one of the key initiators of that intransigence, one that directly led to the intransigence over Libya and on…..ad infinitum, it seems. Clinton was in a pickle in ’99. His mandate to conduct his bombing campaign without congressional approval had already gone beyond its constitutional limits. To resolve that crisis, he offered UNSC Res 1244, recognizing Serbian sovereignty over Kosovo in some form, as a carrot, convincing Russia to twist Serbia’s arm enough to capitulate. All UNSC members passed Res.… Read more »

The Limey
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The Limey

Meanwhile, in the the real World, the outgoing President weaponized the intelligence agencies and the DOJ to target, frame, and decimate the incoming President, even before he has taken office.

We are in dangerous times because the shadow Obama government is siding and advising Iran.

There are people who are trying to escape justice and would not care if they started WW3.

In the history of the US, there is no instance where a two-term President has left the Oval Office and then actively sought to destroy his successor. Until Barack Obama.

David Bowlas
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David Bowlas

The Western world has been leaderless since the second world war. Our politicians have allowed Themselves, and their mates the Bankers, Lawyers, Celebs etc etc to pick our pockets without any of them being jailed. Well them not being jailed (allegedly) is because all of those mentioned have friends and family who are in the Law business. And as for Trump and his two stooges Bolton and Pompeo they will reap what they sow; but until then they will fight to the last drop of your families blood.

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Gogol's Nose

As We Face Armageddon the Western World Is Leaderless

Yep, my nose tells me that they’re acting like headless chickens running around the farmyard, looking for their brain sacks and hoping there’s a few marbles left in there if they do somehow manage to stumble over them.

John Nolan
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John Nolan

One finds it humourless that, out of astral blue media releases, Armageddon is upon us, contrary to all Mr. Chump, his hit squads, bankster friends, (or is it fiends!) war lords, arms manufacturers hierarchies, are telling us. Headless chickens, running blindly in self destructive circles, intent on a global economic hierarchy of the not so humane race, and, funnily enough, the Bible, oft a butt of media and political wise cracks, warned us, two thousand years ago, the generation which saw Israel return to their God given land, will see the end of all things. Why are we supposedly intelligent,… Read more »

Bluenomad
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Bluenomad

Leaderless?
How about Macron?

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