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Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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Saturday, June 21, 2014

HISTORY LESSON: YOUR TAX $$$ AT WORK



The U.S. Army's Top Secret Arctic nuclear base under the ice - "Camp Century" restored classified film.

In the late 1950's, during the height of the Cold War, the Pentagon created a "secret base" in the Arctic for "research purposes". 

Project Iceworm was the code name for a top-secret US Army program during the Cold War to build a network of mobile nuclear missile launch sites under the Greenland ice sheet. The ultimate objective of placing medium-range missiles under the ice – close enough to strike targets within the Soviet Union – was kept secret from the Danish government. To study the feasibility of working under the ice, a highly publicized "cover" project, known as Camp Century, was launched in 1960.

The secret Project Iceworm was to be a system of tunnels 4,000 kilometres (2,500 mi) in length, used to deploy up to 600 nuclear missiles, that would be able to reach the USSR in case of nuclear war.

Within three years after it was excavated, ice core samples taken by geologists working at Camp Century demonstrated that the glacier was moving much faster than anticipated and would destroy the tunnels and planned launch stations in about two years. The facility was evacuated in 1965, and the nuclear generator removed. Project Iceworm was canceled, and Camp Century closed in 1966.

 In the end it goes to show what lengths the US military industrial complex would undertake to control the Soviet Union - or any other country or region.

The ultimate question - was there ever a release of radioactive waste into the Arctic environment? 

UPDATING FROM HOT KANSAS


  • Having a great visit with my son in Kansas City where he brought 17 of his debate students from Taiwan for a big tournament.  There were about 3,000 kids at the tournament from the US and around the world.  Six of his kids made it to quarterfinals and it was fun to see them get their awards yesterday in the closing ceremony.  Last night we took seven of the boys to a Kansas City Royals baseball game.  This morning one of the Taiwanese moms thanked me for raising such a good son.  Just the kind of compliment a parent likes to hear about their kid.  Right now my very tired son is sleeping and I just love being next to him.  Had not seen him for about 18 months so this is pure joy for me.
  • It was 90 degrees here in Kansas City yesterday.  Living in Maine for the past 11 years has reduced my capacity for extreme heat - not that I ever liked it much.  Kansas and Missouri are big climate change denier states and you've got to wonder how long people can keep ignoring the chickens as they come home to roost.
  • An interesting and very informative piece on genocide in Ukraine has been written by British-Ukrainian-Russian actress and writer Vera Graziadei.  This highly documented article can be found here
  • Everywhere you turn these days you find Hillary Clinton.  The corporate media is making sure that the skids are greased to ensure her safe slide into the White House.  Clinton's job would be to continue the work of Bush I, Bill Clinton, Bush II, and Obama on behalf of the corporate oil-i-garchy.  You could call it a coronation of sorts.  Hillary would also help keep the liberals in check as the rich continue to dismantle American society.  Rumors are flying that former Florida governor Jeb Bush (brother of George W.) will run as the Republican candidate.  Now say this with me - the US has become a corporate monarchy!

KIEV'S JOB: TRANSLATE INSTRUCTIONS FROM WASHINGTON



The real job of the new "president" of Ukraine is to translate instructions from the US.

Any talk about ceasefire is a joke as US-NATO do everything possible to bring the conflict to Russia.

The western media  distortions of the reality underway in Ukraine is more than revealing to anyone actually paying attention to what is going on.


Friday, June 20, 2014

KILLING THE INNOCENT



Reports from eastern Ukraine include the following....see full report here


  • 100% confirmed reports of detention camps in areas west of Novorossiya. Evacuees going west by train and vehicle are being stopped by units of right sector [fascists]. Many are taken to these camps. Women and children are interrogated and usually released, some are held for further interrogation. No food or water is provided to the children or women. Men 16 to 50 years are locked in cells and interrogated by right sector and SBU. Evacuees released have all money and valuables taken and often documents, then are released on to roads. Local residents near camps terrified, will not speak or help released evacuees.
  • Many thousands of refugees from the fighting have arrived in Rostov area, Russia, some to Krimu. Russia and Russia civilians are helping the refugees. No refugee is hungry, all have some kind of shelter.
  • Confirmed reports of aircraft reinforcements and crews sent to Ukr forces from Poland and FRG [Germany]. Polish crews are confirmed flying combat missions, voices speaking Polish heard on tactical radio.
  • The Poroshenko peace plan is anything but a peace plan.  Basically, this plans foresees an unconditional surrender of Novorossia.  My [reporter from eastern Ukraine] personal conclusion is that this peace plans was drafted with the double purpose of declaring that a peace plan was on the table and to make sure that it would not be accepted by the Novorossians.  One could argue that this is just an initial plan and that it could be amended through negotiations.  However, this is also not the case because any serious peace plan would have to begin with an immediate and complete secession of all combat operations whereas Poroshenko only mentions "disarmament" and you can be absolutely certain that this is not a reference to his death squads.  Also, the liberation of the "illegally occupied" buildings means that the Ukie SBU and death squads would regain access to their buildings in the center of the Novorussian cities.  The bottom line is simple: Kiev is still hell-bent on a complete military victory and a total and unconditional surrender of Novorossia. 
  • Again, we have a situation in which Poroshenko or, should I say, Poroshenko's puppeteers in Washington, are absolutely determined to achieve either one of the following goals: (1) To extend Banderastan all the way to the Russian border (2) To force Russia to openly intervene militarily in the Donbass

  • This is a winning strategy because Kiev has the means to achieve at least one of these goals and Putin does not have a third option.  The Kremlin's preferred solution - to have Novorossia successfully resist the Ukie aggression - does not seem to be achievable, at least not if the Kremlin does not take dramatic action to change the dynamic on the ground.

MY LETTER TO GLENN BECK


Right-wing radio/TV host Glenn Beck made an astonishing admission the other day about the Iraq war.  He said, “From the beginning, most people on the left were against going to Iraq. I wasn’t.”

“[Liberals] said we couldn’t force freedom on people,” Beck, who initially supported the Iraq War, reminded his listeners. “Let me lead with my mistakes. You were right. Liberals, you were right; we shouldn’t have.”

He went on to say he'd like to learn more about the reasons why people on the left knew what he did not in advance of the war.  I thought it was a fair request and sent him the following response to his question.

    Glenn,

    Just listening to the tape of your show where you talk about right and left needing to find common ground and that “liberals” were right on Iraq. Thanks for that positive gesture.

    I grew up in a military family and was Vice-Chair of Young Republican Club in 1968 in Okaloosa County (Florida panhandle). I joined the Air Force in 1971 during Vietnam war – had flunked my induction physical and had to get a waiver to get into military when most were trying to stay out. It was there that I became a peacenik. I’ve been one ever since.

    But I’ve never forgotten my early conservative roots and in many ways still remain one – conservative on fiscal matters – $2 trillion wasted on Iraq war is not fiscal responsibility.....etc

    Far too many people simplify everything into left-right categories and put people in boxes which is not helpful. I don’t like divide and conquer tactics.

    To answer your heartfelt question – why did I oppose the Iraq war early on? Here are a few reasons:

    1) It was indeed about oil and never about liberty or democracy

    2) The oil corporations had met with V-P Cheney early on and essentially created a plan to carve up Iraq

    3) Many experts were telling us that Iraq had no WMD and I believed their testimony

    4) I knew it would be a military disaster for US troops and for Iraqi people – look into the US use of depleted uranium and the terrible impact on US GI’s and Iraqi people. We have a dear friend in Florida who was in Iraq and like so many vets her health is shot after being exposed to DU during the Persian Gulf war.

    5) This endless war cycle is bi-partisan as both parties get big campaign contributions from the military industrial complex – something the Republican president Eisenhower warned us about. We’ve now seen his prophesy come home to roost.

    6) Our domestic economy has been hollowed out and we virtually only do “security export” so it is no coincidence that we have to lurch from one war to the next. Our local communities are addicted to military production – virtually the only game in town anymore.

    I could go on but you get the idea. I am not a liberal but a radical in the best sense of the word – trying to get to the root of the problem. I’ve opposed Obama (and Clinton before him) as well as opposing the Bush administrations. I’ve seen many of my “liberal” friends come to protests when Bush (I or II) were president and then sit back down when Clinton and/or Obama became president. That kind of politics drives me crazy.

    Again I thank you for your good words and hope you can do more to find ways to unite the American people. I fear we are on the path to a domestic civil war which would be disastrous for the nation – for both left and right.

    In peace,

    Bruce K. Gagnon
    Coordinator
    Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

Thursday, June 19, 2014

OIL CORPORATIONS FEED ON THE CARCASS OF IRAQ



Abby Martin speaks with Dr. Dahlia Wasfi, an Iraqi-American peace activist who gives her perspective on the announcement of the US deploying 275 troops to Iraq as the country continues to spiral into civil war.

THE PUZZLE PIECES ON THE WALL

  • Who would have thought these discredited war mongers would be back on TV again promoting more war in Iraq?  But we've come to learn not to be surprised at how the mainstream corporate media megaphone works.  Fortunately, like with Syria last year, the public seems to have no stomach for going back into Iraq.  Keep those emails and phone calls going into Congress and the White House.  Remind them that your $$$ is being wasted and you'd rather see it spent cleaning up our act here at home!

  • It seems that more and more Americans are beginning to wake up to the dangers of US-NATO war mongering in Ukraine.  Even the peace movement, leadership and peace groups, have been slow to respond but are starting to show some signs of life.  Granted there is alot going on to keep people preoccupied, but a possible war with Russia just might be one that should get the attention of people.

  • One more thing about peace groups and movement leaders.  We've in many ways become like firemen rushing around putting out fires in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, etc.  Not enough of us though are making the connections to illustrate how corporate capitalism thrives on chaos in order to control a particular country or region so they can extract precious resources.  I think we all need to do a better job of talking about what drives these wars.  Various weapon systems are used as tools for a larger purpose and agenda.  Let's talk more about drones, missile defense, new fighter planes, nuclear submarines and the like in this broader context.  We ought to be putting all the pieces of the puzzle up on the wall so the public can see the bigger picture.

  • I am on a bus heading to the airport in Boston and will then fly to Kansas City to meet my son.  He has been there all week at a debate tournament. He lives and teaches debate in Taiwan and brought his students to the tournament.  I've not seen him for some time so am very excited about having some days to spend with him.  We plan to attend a couple of baseball games while in Kansas City and I hope we make it to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. 

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

THE TERRIBLE FRUITS OF US-NATO IN UKRAINE



Despite President Petro Poroshenko's call for a ceasefire, shelling has persisted in the eastern city of Slavyansk, Ukraine.

VICE News visited a section of Slavyansk that was recently struck by an attack, and spoke with the residents about the chaos of the attack and its aftermath. They also visited a local hospital and spoke with medical workers who have stayed behind to treat the increasing number of wounded.

Kiev calls these people terrorists and other nasty names.  It's against international law to target civilians as the US-NATO directed operation has been doing for the past several weeks.  Already several hundred civilians in eastern Ukraine have been killed and many more have been injured.

WE PLAN EVERYTHING


 I once saw a news spot that showed Bush's Secretary of War Donald Rumsfeld coming out of the Pentagon telling the cameras (about the Iraq ‘quagmire’), “We plan everything.”  This article below is right on the mark.  Bruce




Is Open-Ended Chaos the Desired US-Israeli Aim in the Middle East?


by THOMAS S. HARRINGTON
During the last week we have seen Sunni militias take control of ever-greater swathes of eastern Syria and western Iraq. In the mainstream media, the analysis of this emerging reality has been predictably idiotic, basically centering on whether:
     a) Obama is to blame for this for having removed US troops in compliance with the 2008 Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) negotiated and signed by Bush.

    b) Obama is “man enough” to putatively resolve the problem by going back into the country and killing more people and destroying whatever remains of the country’s infrastructure.

This cynically manufactured discussion has generated a number of intelligent rejoinders on the margins of the mainstream media system. These essays, written by people such as Juan Cole, Robert Parry, Robert Fisk and Gary Leupp, do a fine job of explaining the US decisions that led to the present crisis, while simultaneously reminding us how everything occurring  today was readily foreseeable as far back as 2002.
What none of them do, however, is consider whether the chaos now enveloping the region might, in fact, be the desired aim of policy planners in Washington and Tel Aviv.
Rather, each of these analysts presumes that the events unfolding in Syria and Iraq are undesired outcomes engendered by short-sighted decision-making at the highest levels of the US government over the last 12 years.
Looking at the Bush and Obama foreign policy teams—no doubt the most shallow and intellectually lazy members of that guild to occupy White House in the years since World War II—it is easy to see how they might arrive at this conclusion.
But perhaps an even more compelling reason for adopting this analytical posture is that it allows these men of clear progressive tendencies to maintain one of the more hallowed, if oft-unstated, beliefs of the Anglo-Saxon world view.
What is that?
It is the idea that our engagements with the world outside our borders—unlike those of, say, the Russians and the Chinese—are motivated by a strongly felt, albeit often corrupted, desire to better the lives of those whose countries we invade.
While this belief seems logical, if not downright self-evident within our own cultural system, it is frankly laughable to many, if not most, of the billions who have grown up outside of our moralizing echo chamber.
What do they know that most of us do not know, or perhaps more accurately, do not care to admit?
First, that we are an empire, and that all empires are, without exception, brutally and programmatically self-seeking.
Second, that one of the prime goals of every empire is to foment ongoing internecine conflict in the territories whose resources and/or strategic outposts they covet.
Third, that the most efficient way of sparking such open-ended internecine conflict is to brutally smash the target country’s social matrix and physical infrastructure.
Fourth, that ongoing unrest has the additional perk of justifying the maintenance and expansion of the military machine that feeds the financial and political fortunes of the metropolitan elite.
In short, what of the most of the world understands (and what even the most “prestigious” Anglo-Saxon analysts cannot seem to admit) is that divide and rule is about as close as it gets to a universal recourse the imperial game and that it is, therefore, as important to bear it in mind today as it was in the times of Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, the Spanish Conquistadors and the British Raj.
To those—and I suspect there are still many out there—for whom all this seems too neat or too conspiratorial, I would suggest a careful side-by side reading of:
a) the “Clean Break” manifesto generated by the Jerusalem-based Institute for Advanced Strategic and Political Studies (IASPS) in 1996
and
b) the “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” paper generated by The Project for a New American Century (PNAC) in 2000, a US group with deep personal and institutional links to the aforementioned Israeli think tank, and with the ascension of  George Bush Junior to the White House, to the most exclusive  sanctums of the US foreign policy apparatus.
To read the cold-blooded imperial reasoning in both of these documents—which speak, in the first case, quite openly of the need to destabilize the region so as to reshape Israel’s “strategic environment” and, in the second of the need to dramatically increase the number of US “forward bases” in the region—as I did twelve years ago, and to recognize its unmistakable relationship to the underlying aims of the wars then being started by the US in Afghanistan and Iraq, was a deeply disturbing experience.
To do so now, after the US’s systematic destruction of Iraq and Libya—two notably oil-rich countries whose delicate ethnic and religious balances were well known to anyone in or out of government with more than passing interest in history—, and after the its carefully calibrated efforts to generate and maintain murderous and civilization-destroying stalemates in Syria and Egypt (something that is easily substantiated despite our media’s deafening silence on the subject), is downright blood-curdling.
And yet, it seems that for even very well-informed analysts, it is beyond the pale to raise the possibility that foreign policy elites in the US and Israel, like all virtually all the ambitious hegemons before them on the world stage, might have quite coldly and consciously fomented open-ended chaos in order to achieve their overlapping strategic objectives in this part of the world.
Thomas S. Harrington is a professor of Iberian Studies at Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut and the author of the recently released  Livin’ la Vida Barroca: American Culture in a Time of Imperial Orthodoxies

HARTMANN WITH COHEN ON IRAQ, UKRAINE & RUSSIA



Thom Hartmann discusses the current situation in Iraq, the ongoing crisis in Ukraine and the prospects of a new Cold War with Stephen Cohen of The Nation, author of the book "Soviet Fates and Lost Alternatives: From Stalinism to the New Cold War".

Much to learn here.

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

TRUTH IS ALWAYS HARD TO SWALLOW



British journalist tells the truth on Ukrainian TV about what is going on in eastern Ukraine (Donbas) and the stunned looks on the faces of those in the audience is more than precious.  They are not used to hearing anything from the Kiev oligarchy controlled TV except lies, omissions and distortions.

It would be the equivalent of us hearing from someone on American corporate controlled TV acknowledging that our country is run by an oil-i-garchy and that our wars are not being fought for 'freedom and democracy' but rather for the corporate interests that control our government.

WHY DON'T THEY LOVE US IN IRAQ?



Winning hearts and minds in Iraq.  Why aren't they loyal to the US interests?

The translator was likely giving the Iraqi police trainees a new recipe for hummus rather than passing on these 'words of wisdom' from the US military trainer.

WAR AND MORE WAR


  • I got the photo above from my dear friend Will Park in Florida.  He wrote, "Look how early our children are 'prepped' to love things military and war.  No wonder so few care about peace and justice."  The future generations are being 'prepped' for a life of endless war to aid the corporations that control our government and have turned us into nothing more than a glorified resource extraction service.

  • I am convinced that after being thrown out of Iraq (largely because Iraq refused to give US troops legal immunity from their attacks on the Iraqi people) the US has helped set up the growing instability which now results in the cavalry having to rush back in to save all the "good we have done there".  You can sign a petition opposing more US war in Iraq here.  Haven't we done enough evil in Iraq, killing at least one million people over the years and turning that country back to the stone age?  I saw a video this morning with right-wing evangelist Pat Robertson even saying that we should never have gone into Iraq - much to my surprise he nailed Bush for his lies.

  • How did ISIS get all their weapons to make this major operation in Iraq?   The US and Saudi sponsored proxy war to topple the government of Syria provided the terror group with its weapons. Following the US-NATO take down of Libya the CIA and its partners moved weapons into Syria. Seymour Hersh, the award-winning investigative journalist, explained how the Senate buried information about the CIA and the gun-running operation in Benghazi:

A highly classified annex to the report, not made public, described a secret agreement reached in early 2012 between the Obama and Erdoğan administrations. It pertained to the rat line. By the terms of the agreement, funding came from Turkey, as well as Saudi Arabia and Qatar; the CIA, with the support of MI6, was responsible for getting arms from Gaddafi’s arsenals into Syria. A number of front companies were set up in Libya, some under the cover of Australian entities. Retired American soldiers, who didn’t always know who was really employing them, were hired to manage procurement and shipping. The operation was run by David Petraeus, the CIA director who would soon resign when it became known he was having an affair with his biographer. (A spokesperson for Petraeus denied the operation ever took place.)

The operation had not been disclosed at the time it was set up to the congressional intelligence committees and the congressional leadership, as required by law since the 1970s. The involvement of MI6 enabled the CIA to evade the law by classifying the mission as a liaison operation. The former intelligence official explained that for years there has been a recognized exception in the law that permits the CIA not to report liaison activity to Congress, which would otherwise be owed a finding. (All proposed CIA covert operations must be described in a written document, known as a ‘finding’, submitted to the senior leadership of Congress for approval.) Distribution of the annex was limited to the staff aides who wrote the report and to the eight ranking members of Congress – the Democratic and Republican leaders of the House and Senate, and the Democratic and Republicans leaders on the House and Senate intelligence committees. This hardly constituted a genuine attempt at oversight: the eight leaders are not known to gather together to raise questions or discuss the secret information they receive.

  • While all eyes are on Iraq the fascist regime in Kiev is stepping up their shelling of eastern Ukraine.  Here is a brief update from a credible source inside the embattled east:

Kramatorsk as I write is being flattened, the entire city is under intense bombardment including Grad and Hurricane MLRS. Everything, industrial areas, shopping areas, infrastructure areas, living areas, is being flattened. We're going to have I think hundreds if not a thousand dead civilians. Is this the atrocity needed to bring in Russia? I don't know. Yet.

  • People around the world are slowly beginning to open their eyes to see the dangers coming from the US-NATO sponsored Ukrainian government.  Russia has been slow to react to the constant poking at them by the oligarchs and fascists put into power by Washington.  Inside Russia there is growing outrage and demands that their government do something to stop the killing now underway in eastern Ukraine. One of my favorite blogs on the Ukraine situation is the very reliable Vineyard of the Saker.  He writes:

[T]he decision has been made in Moscow to wait as long as possible simply to get a justification for the inevitable Russian intervention which would be as clear cut as possible.  Please understand that Russia does not need to make any specific preparatory move to intervene in Novorossia.  All that NATO nonsense about Russian troop movement and concentrations along the border is just propaganda for civilians.  The fact is that Putin can give the order and in the next 30 minutes the entire airspace of Donbass will become a no-fly zone, within the next 60 minutes most Ukrainian artillery positions and command posts will be destroyed by missile strikes after which the NDF (backed by a few more volunteers) will be basically sufficient to take full control of the Donbass.  As for the Ukie death-squads they will run for their lives as fast as they can.  The only problem is timing.  The Kremlin is desperately waiting for a sign that the Europeans are slowly coming to realize the monster which they have unleashed in the Ukraine.  I personally do not believe that the Europeans will suddenly grow a conscience or a spine and considering the mass murder taking place today in Novorossia I continue to believe that a Russian intervention is inevitable.

  • I am convinced, more than at any other time in my life, that the US has become the leading agent for global war and instability.   Our national resources are being poured down a rat hole, our civil liberties have been destroyed, our infrastructure has been hollowed out, the people are being dumbed down by corporate media and underfunded schools, and we face the coming ravages of climate change.  And with all that said, still we have many Americans falling for the hype that we are the world's 'exceptional' nation.  If you ever wondered what it was like during the early days of Nazi Germany just take a good look in the mirror.  While we might not yet have the brown shirts (although many around the country being constantly beaten and shot by out-of-control police would argue the point) we do have the open carry gun nuts massing at the local hamburger stand.  It's only a matter of time before they start shooting at the rest of us.
  • Last night we went to hear award-winning journalist Chris Hedges speak at the annual meeting of Peace Action Maine in Portland.  He strongly made this very case and when questioned about what we can do his simple reply was that we should all resist.  Do what ever you can each day to stand in resistance to this madness. 

NEW DRONE FILM



DRONES follows two Nevada desert-based drone operators as they pilot an unmanned craft over Afghanistan. Surveilling a possible terrorist hideout, the pilots face a range of complicated moral dilemmas when they are ordered to kill a suspected terrorist and, consequently, many innocent bystanders — including children. DRONES explores the complex moral issues facing a US military that relies more and more heavily on the remote use of unmanned drones to execute its strategies.

Monday, June 16, 2014

CLIMATE CHANGE & CONVERSION: JULY 4 PARADE IN BATH


Climate Change & Conversion Theme

At the July 4 parade in Bath, Maine local peace and environmental activists will merge to bring our joint concerns about climate change and conversion of the war machine together.  Artists are now designing props and posters that we will carry during the parade to show the large audience the deadly connection between climate change and militarism.

The Pentagon has the largest carbon boot print on the planet.  In addition the Pentagon controls the vast part of the federal discretionary budget thus inhibiting the funding of real alternatives (solar, wind, rail, conservation, etc)  that are needed for us to even have a meager impact on climate change.  Studies show that we’d also get more jobs doing this.

We will gather right after 9:00 am at the corner of North and Lincoln Streets... just along the cemetery.  It’s mostly a downhill walk and then we’ll have vehicles to shuttle you back to the start.  We suggest parking at the Addams-Melman House (212 Centre St) and invite folks for a pot luck lunch and conversation there after the parade.

Hope you can join us.

WATCH BOTH HANDS


Watch the Magician's Hands

You've got to watch
both hands
all magicians
pull the tricks
with their hands
they create
illusions

disney
apple pie
baseball
and these
days
guns
camo everywhere
the colors
of endless war

I've studied
the O'man
closely
and he will
do something
sort-of-nice
but then follow up
with a real
bad one
watch those hands
the 1-2 punch

creating illusions
he's the magician

The core is hard to find
what does he
really believe?
not much
he just works for
the man
the corporate man

It's a nice ride
'most powerful'
guy in the world
free rent
good travel
get your face
in the media
every day

the American
dream....

got to watch
both his hands

UKRAINE WANTS 'SPECIAL DEAL' ON RUSSIAN GAS





The Kiev puppet government doesn't want to pay the $4.5 billion they previously owe for Russian natural gas.  On top of that Kiev wants a special price that is lower than anyone else pays.

Do they think we are just plain stupid?

Presently we see the US-EU backed Kiev regime killing their own citizens in the east (they shot 100 men just two days ago), they've been dropping phosphorus bombs on them, attacking the Russian embassy in Kiev,  and then they EXPECT Russia to forgive their gas debts and give them a reduced price.

Fa-get-about-it!

This is all a public relations ccampaign on the part of the US-NATO as they try to use this gas controversy to give Russia one more black eye.  The Kiev negotiating position on the gas issue was a stone wall from the start.  They knew that Russia would never agree to their ridiculous demands.  But most people in the public are not following these negotiations closely so all they will hear is RUSSIA CANCELS UKRAINE GAS.....MEAN OLD RUSSIA!

It's all perception management.... the intention is to create the global demonization of Moscow in order to justify the real agenda which is US-NATO military encirclement of Russia and an eventual take down of the bear.  Just as Iraq is being balkanized by the US the plan is to do the same to the Russian Federation.  The US-NATO want to control Russia's natural gas supply (the largest in the world) and they will do anything necessary to try to make that happen.... just like the US-NATO did to Libya (which has the largest oil supply on the African continent, and large supplies of water).

Russia has its limits and this move on their part to shut gas off to Kiev indicates that they are fed up with the games being played by Washington, London, and Brussels.

It will be interesting to see the counter-move by the US-NATO.  You can count on the fact that Washington has already given the script to Kiev as they implement their Strategy of Tension & Chaos.

Sunday, June 15, 2014

THE EUROPE DEBATE



Critical comments inside the German Bundestag by Dr. Sahra Wagenknecht from Die Linke (Left Party).  She speaks passionately about the growing economic disparity across Europe and the unraveling situation in Ukraine.  Wagenknecht denounces the German-US policy that supports fascists and oligarchs there.  She calls on German Chancellor Merkel to "free herself" from the US program of endless war.

MORE ON THE GLADIO STORY



More on Gladio, the secret US-NATO program to control the world on behalf of corporate capital.

The links between Nazi's and the US-NATO are well documented and sadly a virtual secret inside the US.

SUNDAY SONG