Was the US’s plan B for Ukraine after it failed to seize and ethnically cleanse Crimea of all Russian presence to simply push Ukraine into a Syria style civil war?
If this was Nuland’s plan B then it’s working perfectly, because by appointing the galactically stupid Yats as Prime Minister, and placing Porky as president, Nuland and her neocon chaos crew have now trapped Ukraine in its own Maidan neo-nazi hell.
US historian and professor, Stephen F. Cohen sees the writing on the wall…the US unleashed the neo-nazi forces in 2014 and will now sit front row and center, as they see yet another regime change failure divulge into a failed state.
This would explain why so many McCain disciples want to send more lethal weapons into Ukraine…to accelerate and magnifiy the internal conflict they purposefully funded.
Via Sputnik News Agency…
Cohen believes that the coming war will erupt between the Kiev-based national government, which is supported by Washington, and a growing far-right ultranationalists, which are growing in number in Ukraine.
“Between the official government and the growing ultranationalist movement whose most powerful representative is the political and military organization known as the Right Sector, which some people say are neo-fascists as some of their batallions wear swastikas and some praise the nazi-regime. The pivot of their ideological thinking is an ethnically cleansed, purified Ukraine, above all without any Russians or Russian influence,” said Cohen.
One of their demand from official Kiev government is to resume the offensive in the East of Ukraine and make no compromises with Moscow, which is basically the Minsk accords.
“In the last few weeks it seems quite certain that the Ukrainian President, Petro Poroshenko, is seeking to comply with the Minsk Agreement, as he understands that this is the only way for him to retain his presidency,” added the historian.
However, Cohen noted that as the ultra-right forces grow in strength they would not sit by and permit Poroshenko conduct peace negotiation with the representatives of Donbass, considering that there are ultra-rights within the Ukrainian parliament itself.
This training, which included firing multiple weapon systems and different fire maneuvers, is to prepare the Marines to provide limited support in the event of a crisis in the U.S. Africom area of responsibility
In this regard, Cohen has asked Congressional representatives in the United States who promote sending weapons to Ukraine who they think they are really helping, “Poroshenko’s crumbling government or the neo-facist group in Ukraine?”
Deliberating on what is the perception of the Ukrainian conflict in the United States and in Europe; Cohen said the views are different, which means that Washington’s policy toward Russia and Ukraine is failing.
One of the reasons for mixed views is the dissatisfaction with the sanctions against Russia. According to Cohen, if several US Congressmen were asked about the reason for the sanctions, they would give three different answers. Even then, none of that would be sufficient to justify the imposition of sanctions, noted the historian.
One of the members of Congress would cite the reunification of Crimea with Russia as the reason for sanctions, but it is clear that Crimea will not become a part of Ukraine again; so logically, the sanctions would be endless.
Another may link these sanctions to the Boeing crash near Donetsk, but experts still haven’t reached any accurate conclusions about who is to blame for that accident.
The third reason would be the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine. However, as Cohen points out, the crisis there began last year with the civil war; hence everyone would have a different reason for the imposition of sanctions on Russia, demonstrating that there is no unilateral reason for such politics.
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