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The Leading International Pariah State

by Oui Thu Aug 31st, 2023 at 01:41:25 PM EST

Ending the track of diplomacy in a multilateral approach to global issues ... Trump with extreme rightwing policy, sacking large numbers of its diplomatic force at the State Department under several leaders, Mike Pompeo the exponent of the worst, led the World into more military conflicts and crisis. Signing a "peace agreement" with the Taliban terrorists at Doha wasn't worth the pulp it was written and signed on.

      Musk has now fully blocked the possibility to embed Twitter messages and News links from archive ... manipulating open source to reporters, journalists, politicians and events. May the world become a better place w/o Big Tech censorship and war contracts with the Pentagon.

      Substack links were never blocked, says Elon Musk | April 9, 2023 |

      According to Substack founders, "writers' livelihoods should not be tied to platforms where they don't own their relationship with their audience, and where the rules can change on a whim".

      Conclusion: I will return to images or video clips where needed.


Secretary Pompeo @SecPompeo · 19 jan. 2021
A few final thoughts: The United States of America is the greatest country in the history of civilization.

Sedition 6th January will be remembered 4ever A$$hole

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Army Veteran Who Was Proud Boys Organizer Gets 17 Years in Prison for Role in Jan. 6 Capitol Riot | 3 hrs ago |

The sentence for Joseph Biggs is the second longest among hundreds of Capitol riot cases so far, after the 18-year prison sentence for Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes.

Federal prosecutors had recommended a 33-year prison sentence for Biggs, who helped lead dozens of Proud Boys members and associates in marching to the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

Biggs and other Proud Boys joined the mob that broke through police lines and forced lawmakers to flee, disrupting the joint session of Congress for certifying the vote count presidential election.

Secretary Pompeo @SecPompeo

After decades of conflict, we have come to an understanding with the Taliban on a significant reduction in violence across #Afghanistan. This is an important step on a long road to peace, and I call on all Afghans to seize this opportunity. 11:54 a.m. · 21 feb. 2020

Afghan conflict: US and Taliban sign deal to end 18-year war | BBC News - Feb. 29, 2020 |

"We have been killing terrorists like the world has never seen before ... in Syria and Iraq ... they are all gone. ..."

[Taken at face value ... the BIGGEST LIE 🤥 🤥 🤥 the world has ever heard]

Speaking at the White House, Mr Trump said the Taliban had been trying to reach an agreement with the US for a long time.

He said US troops had been killing terrorists in Afghanistan "by the thousands" and now it was "time for someone else to do that work and it will be the Taliban and it could be surrounding countries".

"I really believe the Taliban wants to do something to show we're not all wasting time," Mr Trump added. "If bad things happen, we'll go back with a force like no-one's ever seen."

Trump officials back away from 2020 Taliban peace deal after withdrawal chaos | Axios - Aug. 20, 2021 |

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A number of former senior Trump officials have sought to distance themselves from the Taliban peace deal that was signed in February 2020, with chaos erupting after the militants took control of Afghanistan this week.

Why it matters: The agreement has come under new scrutiny for laying the groundwork for the U.S. military's withdrawal from Afghanistan, which coincided with a sweeping Taliban offensive that ended in the fall of Kabul.

The big picture: The Trump administration agreed to withdraw from the country by May 1, 2021, if the Taliban negotiated a peace agreement with the Afghan government and promised to prevent terrorist groups like al-Qaeda and the Islamic State from gaining a foothold.

KUNDUZ Shia Mosque attack by Uyghurs separatist movement from Xinjiang province in China

Trump slams Germany at NATO summit: It's `totally controlled by Russia' | CNBC - July 11, 2018 |

President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on German support for one of Europe's most contentious energy developments, saying Germany is "totally controlled" by Russia.

Speaking in Brussels, Belgium on the first leg of his European trip, the U.S. president said a flurry of oil and gas deals had given Moscow far too much influence over the continent's largest economy. In particular, he singled out the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project as being especially "inappropriate."

EU Leaders, Chancellor Merkel and President Medvedev Inaugurate Nord Stream Gas Pipeline | Aug. 30, 2016 |

LUBMIN, GERMANY - NOVEMBER 08: (From L to R, first row) French Prime Minister Francois Fillon, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and European Union Energy Commissioner Guenther Oettinger turn a wheel to symbolically start the flow of gas through the Nord Stream Baltic Sea gas pipeline at a cemerony on November 8, 2011 in Lubmin, Germany. The Nord Stream pipeline runs through the Baltic Sea and will supply Europe with natural gas from Russia.

Official Launch of Construction of Nord Stream Natural Gas Pipeline | April 9, 2010 |

The significance of the project for Europe was underlined by EU Commissioner Oettinger when he said: "Nord Stream is a EU priority energy project and important in complementing the European energy grid". In a special video message German Chancellor Angela Merkel said: "Our share goal is an energy partnership based on equality geared to the long term. It is to offer businesses on both sides opportunities for cooperation and growth. In fact, Nord Stream demonstrates the vast economic potential rooted in such a partnership."

Nord Stream‟s Managing director Matthias Warnig said: "Our pipeline will provide a direct link from here to Germany‟s Baltic coast and from there on to gas consumers right across Europe. It will stand as a testimony to sustained and successful collaboration over many years between many countries: our 7.4 billion euros investment brings together outstanding companies from eleven European countries to work with us to plan and deliver this important project. But it is much more than an energy infrastructure project: the Nord Stream Pipeline Project is also an important symbol of the political, economic and cultural ties that will bind our nations and our peoples even closer."

The One Exceptional Nation Terminates the JCPOA Treaty which was Unanimously Approved by the UN Security Council

GENEVA MEETINGS JCPOA

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Frederica Mogherini on Iran Deal not up to one nation to terminale the ageement  to defy UN Security Council Resolution 2231

Opening statement by Federica Mogherini, Vice-President of the EC, on Iran nuclear agreement, extracts from the Plenary Session of the EP | June 12, 2018 |

[This video shows extracts from the speech by Federica Mogherini at the plenary session of the EP]

Thank you very much Mr President.

I believe it is very timely that we discuss the nuclear deal with Iran just today.
You know that just a few hours ago the United States and the DPRK [Democratic People's Republic of Korea] ended their Summit in Singapore. Today's summit between the two proves that diplomacy and dialogue are the only way forward, in this case towards lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula, and beyond.

Let me say that in more general terms, this is a clear sign of the fact that the diplomatic track is often challenging, is often the most difficult one to be followed, but it is always the rewarding one and needs to be sustained over time.

It was the same track that the international community and the European Union followed for over a decade with Iran, resulting in the nuclear deal - almost exactly three years ago. We did it because it was our European security interest and the global security interest. Through this deal, we prevented nuclear proliferation, we avoided a regional escalation, and we made sure that Iran would never acquire a nuclear weapon. Never.

Three years on, the deal is delivering. Iran abides by its nuclear-related commitments, as it has been confirmed eleven times by the International Atomic Energy Agency [IAEA], last time just a few weeks ago.

Our position as Europeans has not changed. On the contrary, we have seen the reasons why this agreement was a good agreement. We remain committed to the full and effective implementation of the nuclear deal with Iran.

What is different today is that on 8 May the United States have taken the unilateral decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA] - the nuclear deal with Iran, which is a multilateral agreement unanimously endorsed by the UN Security Council with the Resolution 2231.

The European Union reacted in an immediate and united manner, also at the top level by the Heads of State or Government of all European Union Member States in Sofia on 16 May and reconfirmed just a couple of weeks ago, by the Foreign Ministers of the 28 at our last Foreign Affairs Council.

Since a month ago, the bulk of the international community has confirmed and reiterated the strong support for the nuclear agreement with Iran, simply for a very pragmatic reason: there is no better alternative and the world cannot afford a nuclear arms race, in particular in the Middle East.

This support from the rest of the international community is something I experience every single day in my meetings, be them with the Chinese Foreign Minister [Zhang Jun], the Japanese Foreign Minister [Taro Kono], or the African Union Chairman [Paul Kagamé] or our colleagues from Latin America, or the rest of Europe that is not part of the European Union. This figures always very high on the agenda: how can we partner together, how can we make sure the agreement stays in place. And let me say, here the European Union has a responsibility also to share with partners around the world how to maintain one of the few functioning pillars of the nuclear non-proliferation architecture.

This support was also reiterated by the other co-signatories of the nuclear agreement - France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Russia and China. We convened and we chaired as European Union a first Joint Commission meeting without the United States, on 25 May in Vienna.

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Now it is clear that our strategic and security interest is to save, to preserve this nuclear deal. We have reacted in a firm, decisive and united manner to protect at the same time our security interest and - let me say it this way - our economic sovereignty. This is also an incentive, I would say the incentive, for Iran to continue complying with its nuclear restrictions. Any other alternative could have tragic consequences - and it would make us all less secure, with no exceptions.

As a first major step, last Wednesday [6 June], the European Commission has adopted two Delegated Acts. The first is an update of the Blocking Statute, which forbids EU companies to comply with US secondary sanctions. And the second one is an extension of the external lending mandate of the European Investment Bank to support economic activities in Iran. After a period of non-objection, both Acts should enter into force on 5 August, just before the first batch of re-imposed US sanctions takes effect on 6 August. The support of this Parliament to conclude both processes swiftly will be of essence, and extremely important, also as a political sign.

We are also working on concrete measures aimed at sustaining our cooperation in key economic sectors, particularly on banking and finance, trade and investment, oil, and transport. In this work, we keep a strong focus on small and medium enterprises, which are less engaged in the US market. The most important challenge now is to find solutions on banking and finance, because legitimate trade and investment need banking partners and financing models that work. These issues are being addressed through intensive expert consultations happening basically on a daily basis, including in Brussels and in Tehran last week, but also at the political level.

Under presidency of Joe Biden with Antony Blinken, overt support for the Jewish State of Israel led to another failure to undo the damage done by Trump and his cabal of advisors with Jared Kushner heading the pro-Israel faction.

U.S. Congress, Pentagon and the White House trump all efforts by the European Union to exert its sovereign national interest. America and Russia have managed to drive the 23 countries apart ... initiated under the Bush-Cheney years of divisive foreign policy 😡

Javad Zarif @JZarif · 20 June 2019

 "It's sadly ironic that the State Dept is now calling on Iran to abide by the very deal the Trump administration abandoned." @POTUS , 2019  

Your admin follows Trump's footsteps while trying to use his unlawful sanctions as "leverage".

Nasty habits die hard. Time to kick this one

Step by step, the European Union squandering its sovereignty and economic clout ... the U.S. is not simply a competitor, but a tough adversary ...

Ursula von der Leyen @vonderleyen · 24 March 2021

Good to exchange with @SecBlinken on the common challenges we face. The 🇪🇺 and 🇺🇸 are stronger when joining forces on pressing issues like COVID, vaccine supply chains or climate change. We will continue to coordinate closely on geopolitical issues, from China to Russia.

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Harold Pinter Had It Right | Seymour Hersh - Aug. 11, 2023 |

Lessons in Western self-sabotage from the Ukraine War

My dispatch of last week about General Tony Taguba, Abu Ghraib prison, and the perils of telling the truth led to more responses than usual, including an extraordinary unpublished manuscript from reader Anthony St. John. A bright and patriotic graduate of St. Bonaventure University in upstate New York, he believed in America and the need to fight communism in South Vietnam. He was in the Army ROTC as a college student, and after a year of officer training he entered the Army as a second lieutenant. He ended his tour in mid-1968 as a first lieutenant in combat with the Americal Division--by far the least desirable assignment in that war and the division with the lowest morale.

It was a company in the Americal Division that committed the My Lai massacre of up to five hundred peasants in March 1968. It was a horror I exposed as a young journalist eighteen months later. St. John knew nothing of that horror, but his manuscript, entitled The Hippie Lieutenant, tells the truth when it comes to the day-to-day life of the grunts, the young men who were drafted or volunteered for combat. St. John, who now lives outside of Florence in Italy, where he teaches English, has a lot to say about the lack of integrity, as he saw it, in the officer corps, but the book is at its best in depicting life for the GIs in the triple canopy jungles of South Vietnam.



'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Thu Aug 31st, 2023 at 04:52:24 PM EST
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Perhaps went unnoticed due to all events in Kleschevka and Robotyne-Verbove, but AFU also launched several attacks between Novodonetske and Novomaiorske (east of Urozhaine).

The first one was directly on Novodonetske with 2 AFVs. One was hit with artillery, second retreated. An hour later they launched a massive assault with 5 AFVs and a tank. The tank immobilized from a mine and Russians shelled the rest of the column.

The third attack was an infantry assault supported by 2 tanks which was hit with all sort of weapons and was defeated. [h/t MofA]

On Dutch News there was a statement the elite well trained UA forces lose up to 90% of their men ... not sustainable ... stop the war of attrition. Stop NATO.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Sep 5th, 2023 at 06:29:56 PM EST
by Oui (Oui) on Tue Sep 5th, 2023 at 07:19:07 PM EST
2005 - DuctapeFatwa posted in Nov. 15, 2005: US to Outsource Invasion of Syria to NATO.

2006 - Stephen Hadley announced Neocon playbook for regime change in Syria in conjunction with ME policy and Israel.

Post a number of colour revolutions ...

2008 - Bush-Cheney @Bucharest Summit NATO a declaration of war as expansion of Georgia and Ukraine is mandated. In August, Russia foiled NATO attempt to establish a port in the Black Sea.

Interim years the war narrative and propaganda Russophobia takes form. Statements repeated by Ivo Daalder and John Kerry to make Russia a pariah state. See Atlantic Council and NATO General Breedlove ... old fashioned hard-nosed anti-Communist motivator.

2011 - gross error by Russian president Medvedev not to veto UNSC Resolution 1973 for military intervention (regime change) by NATO in Libya under disguise of "R2P" dogma of 3 witches in the Obama administration. CIA man general Haftar moved from his exile in Virginia to oil rich district of Sirte.

From Libya the Arab states and Turkey supported jihadists and global AQ terrorists move with heavy arms into northern Syria. "Freedom fighters" to remove President Assad.

Attempt by US-UK-France plus NATO to oust Russia from its sole naval port of Tartus in the Mediterranean Sea. After slaughter of 400,000, Assad requested support from ally Putin and Russia in August 2015. The fighters of ISIL rooted in Anbar province and provoked by the US illegal invasion and occupation of Iraq, conquered large parts of the country before moving into Syria along the Euphrates river and valley into HQ Raqqa. US and NATO had to clean-up their own mess as the "freedom fighters" did their task too thoroughly ... ask Saudi Prince Bandar who oversaw the terror in Syria against Assad.

After Georgia, the Ukraine was next on the agenda of (VP) Joe Biden ... head of war crimes and mass murder. Where is Karim Khan?

In December 2017, former SG of NATO Jaap de Hoop Scheffer penned a revealing opinion piece in De Volkskrant stating NATO crossed Russia's red lines by the decisions made in Bucharest in 2008.

All the events mentioned by b above, were well planned in the War Plan to confront Russia and start a proxy war in the territory of the Ukraine. All meetings and visits by Biden-Blinken-Austin during 2021 were part of bullying resisting nations into submission and compliance. I called it Joe Biden's Blitzkrieg across Europe. Waiting for Chancellor Angela Merkel to retire. So Germany got the tandem Scholz and Baerbock .... MORONS -- SHAME.

Do not underestimate the importance of the intelligence coalitions of the Five - Nine - Fourteen Eyes in combination with the Jewish State of Israel. The Dutch are the Ears and Eyes of the NSA-GCHQ and Mossad. Israel has free reign inside the Netherlands for decades. The Dutch must have been using NSO Group's Pegasus for many years. Close ally of Israel.

    The Netherlands tapped the phones of Mexican drugs baron Joaquin Guzman 'El Chapo' for several months on behalf of the US, because Dutch privacy laws were not as strict as those in America or Canada. The Dutch used Net App of Verint in police investigation and prosecution of high crimes. No serious Islamic attacks have had success in the country.

    In December 2014, the Dutch MIVD infiltrated the Russian SVR HQ in Moscow ... AIVD shared data on "Cozy Bear" with US, helping thwart a State Department hack.

    Mossad has an operational HQ at Schiphol airport according to a statement by Rafi Eitan in a documentary.

Successor to VVD leader Mark Rutte is Dilan Yeşilgöz-Zegerius with a strong pro-Israel bias. Can even be worse as Dutch politician. Born in Türkiye.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Tue Sep 5th, 2023 at 08:54:05 PM EST
Syria condemns US general's visit to Kurdish-held northeast | Al Jazeera - March 3, 2023 |

About 900 US soldiers are deployed in several bases and posts across northeastern Syria as part of the fight against ISIL (ISIS) group remnants.

Official news agency SANA quoted a foreign ministry official as saying: "Syria strongly condemns the illegal visit of the American chairman of the chiefs of staff to an illegal American military base in northeast Syria."

Milley's visit was "a flagrant violation of the sovereignty and integrity" of Syrian territory, the official added, according to SANA, calling on "the US administration to immediately cease its systematic and continued violation of international law and support for separatist armed groups".

President Bashar al-Assad's government views the deployment of US forces in SDF-held territory as "occupation"and accuses US-aligned Kurdish forces of "separatist tendencies".



'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Tue Sep 5th, 2023 at 09:05:22 PM EST
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