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MICC Benefits In a Hot War w Russia

by Oui Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 12:21:58 PM EST

Afghanistan Birth Pangs of Al Qaeda Terror

America's Jihad: A History of Origins | Publication Vol. 28, No. 3 (85), Law, Order, and Neoliberalism | (Fall 2001)

Zbigniew Brzezinski to the Mujahideen: "Your cause is right and God is on your side!"

That over there is your land ... you once again will build your mosques, God is on your side."

Brzezinski: “The purpose of coordinating with the Pakistanis (ISI) will be to make the Soviets bleed for as much and as long as possible … “

A strategic mind quite similar to Dr. Henry Kissinger or Robert McNamara (RAND) for wars over there …

Q: Despite this risk, you were an advocate of this covert action. But perhaps you yourself desired this Soviet entry into war and looked to provoke it?

Brzezinski: It isn't quite that. We didn't push the Russians to intervene, but we knowingly increased the probability that they would.

Afghanistan's Endless Jihad: The Mujahideen v. The Soviets (1979)

The Ukrainians are America’s new mujahideen or freedom fighters ...

Indeed once again Islamists reign the state of Afghanistan and with global terrorism the world is so much better for it.

CIA Operation Cyclone

A young reporter born in Poland but working from the UK was witness to the Americans handing over Stinger missiles to jihadists, many from Saudi Arabia and included a rising leader amongst them, Yemeni born Osama Bin Laden.

Dangerous waters off the coast of Aden

Earlier devastating attacks on civilians in the Clinton years ...

Radek Sikorski British reporter Moscow's Afghan War Soviet Motives and Western interests London 1987

Was a witness in Congressional hearings on the Civil War in Angola and later as British citizen and most likely a CIA asset for reforming Europe ...

Radek Sikorski, Executive Director, New Atlantic Initiative and Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute (2003)

Radek and his almost First Lady of Poland 🇵🇱, Anne Applebaum, are leading the pack of wolves and warmongers changing the face of Eastern Europe into a Hot War Zone for the coming global inferno.

Setting the war narrative for the attack on the Russian Federation ... all across NATO countries and leading politicians ... consensus #WeAreNato

The fuck the EU Victoria Nuland and the succes of Ukraine's Maidan massacre Revolution of Dignity by fascists, neo-Nazis from Lvov.

Poland's former FM Sikorski: Putin Offered to Divide Ukraine With Poland in 2008

By Reuters | Newsweek | Oct. 20, 2014 |

Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko shake hands as they meet in the Belarussian capital Minsk on August 26, 2014 (Credit RT/Russian)

Poland's parliamentary speaker, Radoslaw Sikorski, has been quoted as saying that Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed to Poland's then leader in 2008 that they divide Ukraine between themselves.

Sikorski, who until September served as  Poland's foreign minister, was quoted telling U.S. website Politico that Putin made the proposal during Polish Prime Minister  Donald Tusk's visit to Moscow in 2008 [cached] - although he later said some of the interview had been "overinterpreted".

"He wanted us to become participants in this partition of Ukraine ... This was one of the first things that Putin said to my prime minister, Donald Tusk, when he visited Moscow."

 Transcript: Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski Talks to Atlantic Council | Nov. 2008 |

An interview with Politico [cached] was not authorized, and some of my words have been over-inflated. I confirm that the PL does not take part in annexation.

In the Netherlands a similar fake news story was just a blip in news stream of corporate media and a proces of Russophobia ...

Dutch foreign minister resigns over Putin remarks | Politico - 13 Feb. 2018 |

'To not further impact the position, I see no other option than to submit my resignation,' Halbe Zijlstra says.

Prime Minister Mark Rutte, whom Zijlstra said was informed of the story some weeks ago, defended the foreign minister on Monday, saying he was still "credible" because the content of the story is "not up for discussion."

Zijlstra, a close ally of Rutte, previously served as parliamentary leader of the center-right People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) before he was appointed foreign minister in Rutte's third government last October.

Zijlstra said at a VVD party conference in 2016 that he heard the Russian president talking about plans to expand the country's borders and create a "Great Russia" that would include Belarus, Ukraine, the Baltic countries and possibly Kazakhstan.

An employee of oil company Shell at the time, Zijlstra had traveled to Russia with Jeroen van der Veer, then CEO of the company. Van der Veer told de Volkskrant Tuesday that Putin's words should have been interpreted "in a historical context" and did not indicate a military intention to expand the country.

An excellent start as Dutch Foreign Minister ... speaking the truth ... or was it a Big Lie?

A world where it is quite possible that
we will have to deal with war again here
in Europe. A war with Russia. I was present
at Vladimir Putin's Dasha in early 2006.

During a working meeting at the president Rivlin's Jerusalem residence, FM Zijlstra says The Netherlands is "opposed to BDS and strongly opposed to anti-Semitism" | 10 Jan. 2018 |

The Applebaum and Sikorski Show

I’m thrilled we always differ on our analysis of what is reality … get a life.

The current leader of the Polish parliament (Sejm) is former Foreign and Defense Minister Radoslaw Sikorski, a former U.S. resident and British citizen. Sikorski is married to the neocon columnist Anne Applebaum, a member of the editorial board of The Washington Post.

Sikorski served as a fellow of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), which provides employment for a number of anti-Russian warhawks, including Fred Kagan, brother-in-law of Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland.

Lynne Cheney, wife of former Vice President Dick Cheney, and former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton also serve as AEI fellows.

Sikorski is also a close friend of neocon media mogul Rupert Murdoch.

    What do William Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, Elliot Abrams, and Robert Kagan have in common? Yes, they are all die-hard hawks who have gained control of U.S. foreign policy since the 9/11 attacks. But they are also part of one big neoconservative family -- an extended clan of spouses, children, and friends who have known each other for generations.

Sikorski has been at the forefront of calling for increased European Union sanctions against Russia and the further expansion of NATO to the east.

Where both worlds meet …

Revanche of the Jewish State of Israel on the World | 20 Jan 2017 |

To search the Internet, Google once again failed to get “hits” on this historic incident …

Poland leak: Radoslaw Sikorski scorns 'worthless' US ties | BBC News - 23 June 2014 |

Sikorski's name had come up as a possible successor to Catherine Ashton, whose term as European Union foreign policy chief ended in 2014.

Sikorski leaves Polish government | 19 Sept. 2014 |

One-time candidate to head the EU’s foreign policy becomes speaker of parliament, as incoming prime minister presents team to lead Poland into elections next year.

The MH-17 tragedy above a war zone in Ukraine [17 July 2014] created an ideal opportunity for the Dutch under leader and war hawk Mark Rutte to definitely turn the country into a battle zone against Russia and Putin. As VDL exclaimed: “Where do all voters come from that support far-right populist like Le Pen, Orban and Wilders?” The electorate that gave Rutte victory over a 13 year period were silent Wilders supporters.

Dutch News Interviews Anne [Neocon] Applebaum as an independent source on Russia and Putin


The US ambassador to Warsaw, Mark Brzezinski, who also attended the meeting, shared that the talks revolved around "ways of expanding future cooperation and our common priorities in areas including Ukraine."

The alternate view … h/t paul spencer @EuroTrib Russia's SMO - a primer from an evolved military perspective | 6 Dec. 2022 |

How the Narcotic of Defense Spending Undermines a Sensible Grand Strategy | 27 Feb. 2022 |

[Link to his The Blaster blog: http://chuckspinney.blogspot.com/2022/02/how-narcotic-of-defense-spending.html]

by Chuck Spinney

The MICC's grand-strategic chickens are coming home to roost big time. While war is bad, the Russo-Ukrainian War has the champagne corks quietly popping in the Pentagon, on K Street, in the defense industry, and throughout the halls of Congress.  Taxpayers(1) are going to be paying for their party for a long time.

It is no accident that the United States is on the cusp of the Second Cold War.

Future historians may well view the last 30 years as a case study in the institutional survival of the American Military - Industrial - Congressional Complex (MICC), together with its supporting blob now saturating the media, think tanks, academia, and the intelligence community.  Perhaps, these future historians will come also to view the Global War on Terror (GWOT) as the bridging operation that greased the transition to Cold War II by keeping defense budgets at Cold War levels after Cold War I ended. Also, 9-11 may have re-acclimated the American people to the climate of fear now needed to sustain Cold War II for the remainder of the 21st Century.

The First Cold War's 40-year climate of fear was something Mikhail Gorbachev tried to end.  But Presidents Clinton and Bush (the 2nd) were busy planting the seed money for a new generation of cold-war inspired weapons.

These weapons required massive future defense budgets that would require a climate of fear to sustain (especially for the across-the-board nuclear modernization program).  President Obama then locked in these programs, and won a Nobel Peace Prize to boot.

President Trump and the Dems in Congress worked overtime to ice the Pentagon's budget cake by incestuously amplifying the growing Russophobia.  

(1) No American boots on the ground, thus no flag draped coffins coming home. From 2024 it will be Europe’s proxy war, fully funded by VDL’s European Union. A double whammy for the resident of the White House.

TIME Front Cover: US Defense Spending - Are Billions Being Wasted? | Franklin C. Spinney - 7 March 1983 |

That’s All Folks 🤣

Western Europe, this is not your war, this is the provocation over past two decades by America and the "defense pact" NATO.

Pour Macron, la Russie de Poutine est une menace «existentielle» pour la France et l'Europe

Si vis pacem, para bellum. C'est bien dans le prolongement de cette locution latine, consistant à préparer la guerre pour s'assurer la paix, que le chef de l'État a placé son interview ce jeudi 14 mars aux JT de TF1 et de France 2. Un long entretien consacré à la guerre un Ukraine, au cours duquel le chef de l'État a martelé la nécessité de ne pas céder un pouce à la Russie de Vladimir Poutine.

Le ton grave et le verbe martial, Emmanuel Macron a d'abord tenu à rassurer concernant l'évocation d'un envoi hypothétique de troupes au sol.

Biden's Blitzkrieg Across Europe

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 06:03:53 PM EST

The French army and intervention in Southern Russia

Odessa became a French protectorate for one hundred days in 1918-19

The French wanted to put an end to the Bolsheviks, but they quickly got confused about who fought whom and why -- history in archival photos by Babel.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 07:52:12 PM EST
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False gods ... war is hell ... there are no heroes ... 😢 this was a war of choice by the strongest world unipolar power ... the strongest military alliance #WeAreNato ... made a serious miscalculation ... the Brzezinski doctrine ... war criminals.

Losses in Afghanistan - Iraq - Yemen - Libya - Syria - Sudan ...

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 06:52:05 PM EST

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 06:52:48 PM EST
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Genocide Joe ... how is the medical aid to Palestinians -- women and children-- coming along?

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 06:55:05 PM EST
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'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Fri Mar 15th, 2024 at 06:55:38 PM EST
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