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Russian War Coming? BO Requests EU Support for Possible War Against Russia

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By Eric Zuesse

According to Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten (German Economic News), on April 23rd, U.S. President Barack Obama is “demanding the active deployment of the Bundeswehr [Germany’s armed forces, including their Army, Navy, and Air Force] to NATO’s eastern borders” at Poland and the Baltic republics, to join the quadrupling of America’s forces there, on and near those borders of Russia. (This is an extreme violation of what Russian leader Mikhail Gorbachev agreed to when he ended the Soviet Union and its NATO-mirror organization the Warsaw Pact, but it’s actually culminating a process that began shortly after he agreed to America’s terms, which included that NATO “not move one inch to the east.”)

Furthermore, DWN reports that on April 25th, the U.S. President will hold a “summit meeting” in Hannover Germany with the leaders of Germany (Angela Merkel), Italy (Matteo Renzi), France (Francois Hollande), and Britain (David Cameron). The presumed objective of this meeting is to establish in NATO’s countries bordering on Russia, a military force of all five countries that are headed by these leaders, a force threatening Russia with an invasion, if NATO subsequently decides that the ‘threat from Russia’ be ‘responded to’ militarily.

NATO’s surrounding Russia with hostile forces is supposedly defensive against Russia — not an offensive operation. During the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, America’s President JFK didn’t consider Soviet dictator Nikita Khrushchev’s plan to base nuclear missiles in Cuba to be ‘defensive’ on the USSR’s part — and neither does Russia’s President Vladimir Putin consider America’s far bigger operation, of surrounding Russia with such weapons, to be ‘defensive’ and not offensive. The U.S. Government, and NATO, act as if Russia is surrounding them, instead of them surrounding Russia — and their ‘news’ media transmit this lie as if it should be taken seriously, not as its being a lie; but, in actual fact, NATO has already expanded right up to Russia’s western borders.

Obama is thus now adding to the economic sanctions against Russia that he had imposed allegedly because of Russia’s alleged ‘seizure’ of Crimea from Ukraine after Obama’s coup overthrew Russia’s ally Viktor Yanukovych who led Ukraine until the coup in February 2014.

Right after Crimeans voted overwhelmingly to rejoin Russia, Obama slapped sanctions against Russia (even though Western-sponsored polls in Crimea, both before and after the coup, had shown higher than 90% support by Crimeans for rejoining with Russia), and nuclear weapons were prepared, both on the U.S.-EU side and on the Russian side, for a possible nuclear war.

This is no mere restoration of the Cold War (which was based upon the capitalist-communist ideological disagreement); it’s instead getting forces into position for a possible invasion of Russia, pure-and-simple — raw conquest — though no major news-media in the West are reporting it as beingsuch.

That preparation doesn’t necessarily mean a nuclear war will result. Russia might accept whatever the demands of ‘the West’ are, and thus lose its national sovereignty. Otherwise, ‘the West’ (the U.S.leadership, and the leaderships in its allied countries) might quit their evermore-ominous threats, and simply withdraw from Russia’s borders, if Russia stands-its-ground and refuses to yield up its national sovereignty.

Basically, the U.S. leadership decided to take over Ukraine, and refused to acknowledge the rights of the Crimean people to reject being conquered by the U.S. — and Russia’s leadership decided toprotect them against the type of invasion thatsubsequently occurred in Ukraine’s former Donbass region, where the opposition to Obama’s coup was even more intense.

Supposedly, ‘the West’ is asserting that Russia is somehow in the wrong here; but, since even the head of Stratfor has called what Obama did in Ukraine “the most blatant coup in history”, and since the fact that it was a U.S. coup has been documented extensively on cellphone and other videos, and inthe most thorough academic investigation that has been performed of the matter — and was even acknowledged by Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko, a participant in the coup, to havebeen a coup — and since evidence survives on the Internet of the U.S. Embassy’s preparations as early as 1 March 2013for the February 2014 coup; and since even the U.S. government’s hired polls showed that Crimeans rejected overwhelmingly the U.S. coup and supported rejoining Russia; the question still needs to be answered: What basis of ‘the West’s’ aggressive actions threatening Russia’s national security is there, other than such lies by the West, against Russia’s President? And, that’s a very worrisome basis — worrisome regarding, essentially, dictatorship in ‘the West’, rather than regardingany dictatorship outside ‘the West’. The dictatorship here seems clearly to be coming from the West,against the East.

Back in January, Russian President Vladimir Putincalled-out American President Barack Obama on Obama’s big lie, that America’s “ABM” weapons to disable in-flight nuclear missiles were being installed in Europe in order to protect Europe against Iranian nuclear missiles, but now the U.S. acknowledges that Iran doesn’t have, and won’t have, any nuclear missiles, and yet Obama is stepping up (instead of ending) those ABM installations — even though the alleged anti-Iranian reason for them is gone. The only actual reason they have been installed, Putin argues, is in order to enable a blitz nuclear attack against Russia, which will include disabling Russia’s retaliatory capacity.

Any in-depth news-report about Obama’s organizing for a possible invasion of Russia, needs to deal, therefore, with the key question: What basis of ‘the West’s’ aggressive actions threatening Russia’s national security is there, other than such lies by ‘the West’? And, if there is no honest answer to it, then the only rational response by Western publics, to what Obama and his foreign allies are doing, is to recognize what is actually happening and to take action against their own leaders, before this increasingly high-stakes confrontation — of no benefit but only extremely high costs, to publics around the world — becomes terminal. In that instance, Western publics need to defend themselves against their own nation’s leaders. This is a situation that is frequently encountered in dictatorships.

The key questions are not being asked in the Western press; they are being ignored by it. Unless these questions are publicly dealt with — and soon — the answer, to them all, could well be terminal. Consequently, any ‘news’ medium that fails to address them is less than worthless; it is sheer propaganda that merely parades in the mask of being a ‘news medium’: the potentially terminal questions are then being ignored, and lies are promoted instead, which distract the public from the most urgent public-affairs issue of them all, in our era, not draw the public’s attention to that overriding international-affairs issue.

The closer that things are getting to a nuclear war, the more difficult becomes either side’s backing down from it — and this is especially the case with the aggressor (most especially when it falsely claims that it is being aggressed-against, and this is the reason why the lies urgently need to be exposed).

Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of  CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

The original source of this article is Global Research
Copyright © Eric Zuesse, Global Research, 2016 

Articles by :Eric Zuesse

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Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.

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    • b4

      ah damnit–guess we are all gonna die…just like the day before and before that and before that and before that and before that and all the days before..i am getting old waiting to die..lets get on with it,geez…will be dead of old age if this war thing doesn’t get going

      • Busta Myth

        Maybe all those that are so keen to start the wars should put on a uniform and get to the front line and go lead the wars, like they used to when men were real men instead of moaning pansies?

        That would soon end ALL WARS

        • Judge Roy Bean

          Man cannot end all wars, that was the belief at the end of WWI.

          We are running on a blueprint and it seems Albert Pike had a good handle on just what that blueprint looks like. He predicted the three world wars and what they would be fought for and the results of each. He is right on target and of course he was a civil war Confederate Brigadier General, 33rd degree Mason.

          Albert Pike’s 1871 Plan For The Three World Wars
          In 1871 Albert Pike envisioned three World Wars to be followed by an unparalleled economic disaster. Pike’s plans have come to fruition, shockingly ‘on target’. Who is Pike and perhaps more importantly who backed Pike?
          Albert Pike’s letter to Mazzini, dated August 15, 1871:

          The First World War must be brought about in order to permit the Illuminati to overthrow the power of the Czars in Russia and of making that country a fortress of atheistic Communism. The divergences caused by the “agentur” (agents) of the Illuminati between the British and Germanic Empires will be used to foment this war. At the end of the war, Communism will be built and used in order to destroy the other governments and in order to weaken the religions.”

          The Second World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences between the Fascists and the political Zionists. This war must be brought about so that Nazism is destroyed and that the political Zionism be strong enough to institute a sovereign state of Israel in Palestine. During the Second World War, International Communism must become strong enough in order to balance Christendom, which would be then restrained and held in check until the time when we would need it for the final social cataclysm.”

          The Third World War must be fomented by taking advantage of the differences caused by the “agentur” of the “Illuminati” between the political Zionists and the leaders of Islamic World. The war must be conducted in such a way that Islam (the Moslem Arabic World) and political Zionism (the State of Israel) mutually destroy each other. Meanwhile the other nations, once more divided on this issue will be constrained to fight to the point of complete physical, moral, spiritual and economical exhaustion…We shall unleash the Nihilists and the atheists, and we shall provoke a formidable social cataclysm which in all its horror will show clearly to the nations the effect of absolute atheism, origin of savagery and of the most bloody turmoil. Then everywhere, the citizens, obliged to defend themselves against the world minority of revolutionaries, will exterminate those destroyers of civilization, and the multitude, disillusioned with Christianity, whose deistic spirits will from that moment be without compass or direction, anxious for an ideal, but without knowing where to render its adoration, will receive the true light through the universal manifestation of the pure doctrine of Lucifer, brought finally out in the public view. This manifestation will result from the general reactionary movement which will follow the destruction of Christianity and atheism, both conquered and exterminated at the same time.”

      • Takealook

        Your brain is already dead pin-head so just go.

      • Judge Roy Bean

        Relax, you will have your belly full of it right here an American soil this time if you don’t catch a nuke in the city you live and the bands of roving idiots taking by force unless we are fortunate enough to have them go in the first waves of nuclear strikes on major cities.

    • disqus60

      Ad usual, Zeusse is a hack. I guess he gets his stories from Sputnik news. Idiot.
      “…which included that NATO “not move one inch to the east.”
      This was never an agreement and is repeatedly used in propaganda from kremlin. It’s easily verifiable but propagandists like Zeusse prefer not to actually research for truth.
      Here’s a link to an interview with Gorbachev himself where he states there was no such agreement.

      • Dacul

        Even if there was no such agreement, that doesn’t make it right…Surrounding Russia militarily and continuously provoking and insulting the Russian leadership, only proves the insanity of the people making the decisions in the West…Apparently, these psychopaths think they can survive a nuclear war…The problem is, that in the process, they will kill us all…

      • Doccus

        Well, it’s better than his other “source” that always starts with “reports have been circulating around the Kremlin that..”

    • CTrent33

      Yes a war with Russia is coming… Russia in Catholic prophecy –

    • AllGood

      Pope Says that 2015 Christmas was Last one?

      Forces of Light, and Forces of Darkness:

      Vatican EU states ordered by Vatican to prepare for war with Russia

      UN and NATO created by Nazi war criminals to establish the Fourth Reich – Vatican’s Fourth Holy Roman Empire

      The CIA revealed as the Gestapo of the Vatican’s Fourth Reich.

      :!: :!: :!:

      Oh my..

    • Boxed in Freight

      B.O. is not that smart.

      Instead of B.O., I smell Banksters.

    • Cousin_Jack

      No wonder Obama is trying to threaten the British into staying in the E.U.

    • brutus

      sounds zionism as what does not make sense is russia, israel is south, russia is north far north. why the new roman empire washington despises the caucasus. :idea: why obama wants a war with russia not middle eastern russia but more scandinavian russia ????? AIPAC hates probably the norther fellows so beware canada you are the next victim of AIPAC.

    • Tedx

      Russia and China know that all they have to do is get out of dollars and arrange for trade with alternative currencies, while the US banking system crashes and the US government goes belly-up, as did the Soviet Union. After the US economic crash, the US military will shrink up like a penis in icy water. Bases will close, troops and ships will return to the Western Hemisphere, to where the US will limit its bullying.

      So, yes. There’s a good chance the bankers who own the US government will start WW3. We may be able to prevent it if we do some special education and convince our mentally challenged relatives, neighbors and colleagues that the claims made against Russia and China on TV is just banker’s propaganda and not to believe a word of it.

      Special education is hard work, but we have to do it in a democracy where mentally-challenged citizens can vote.

    • LadySlinger

      Obama has been poking both Russia & China, in hopes of starting WW3, at the behest of his NWO Fascist Cabal handlers… and big assists from his butt buddy Erdogan. I think many nations see what Obama is doing for what it is… and have no desire to enable him… look at Merkel’s face in this photo!

      Obama & his NWO Fascists want to eliminate any alternative to their NWO invasion & take over of the entire world. Russia, China, Brazil & many more nations prefer their Sovereignty & plan to participate in the BRIC Alliance.

      The real turning point that has doomed the NWO Cabal , is when they partnered with The Muslim Brotherhood & funded the creation of ISIS.

    • nath

      Ask Saudi Arabia and Iran to Help ya! BecauSE I can bet you UK,Australia and every other Sane nation looking to drop US dollars will tell BO to Get Stuffed! Fight your own stinking war! You’re a dirty rotten criminal and should be Hung for treason against your own People.

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    • VirusGuard

      Obummer is in Europe to promote TTIP that some secret document for trade deals that no one in Europe wants and we don’t like being pushed into a fight with our russian freinds and its time we kicked the US occupation for out of europe.

      Russia can and will defend it’s borders and it’s freinds against US agression and I hope they go after the bankers who control the USA and are backing ISIS so that Israel can steel land from Syria.

      Merkel has commited several acts of treason against the German people who will remover here in a flash if the gloves come off with Russia

    • tatsmaki

      The 3rd world war by US imperialism and NATO against Russia is never allowed by the Creators
      -This is the answer from the Creators to the question from the Earth
      The plan of the 3rd world war by the US and NATO becomes the boomerang causing their ruin.
      Annihilative earthquakes in NY, LA, London and Japan are imminent
      US East and CA State, British Islands and Japan sink into the oceans
      Positivistic expectation of the savage level by scholars is overturned by the “unexpected” result. The history have shown such facts.
      New Important Notices from the Creators:
      According to notices from the Creators, after M7.1 large earthquake near Kumamoto city, Japan and the M7.8 large earthquake in Ecuador implying the occurrence of major earthquake in the North America, then,
      (1) Annihilative large quakes of M9.1 will occur near in the US NY, CA State, GB London and the West of Japan as well as in Russian Moskva, Chinese Shanghai and Israel.
      (2) The US East and CA State sink into the ocean near even in April, 2016. And British Islands sink into the ocean near. EU countries are annihilated with 100-meter tsunami. Next, Japanese islands also sink into the ocean, at the same time Russian Moskva, S. Peterburg, the East-South of China inc. Shanghai and Israel sink into the oceans after M9.1 earthquake each.
      These cataclysms are the General Cleaning by the Creators of the Earth, which is under the evil, corrupt civilization of capitalist system of plutocratical slave domination by dominating layers of all countries of the Earth consisting of shapeshifters of reptilian humanoids of the Lizard being minions of their bosses, draconians of the Draco (the official emblem of London city). They are invaders and real dictatorial dominators of the Earth since ancient times.
      Their GHQ of the Earth domination was in the underground world named Agartha, but it was annihilated by the Creators in Aug.17, 2014 together with the dominating layers of their planets.
      But, their shapeshifters are continuing evil doings on the Earth and in its underground.
      In result, they have led to the General cleaning of the Earth.

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