Monday, October 3, 2016

Robert Parry — Do We Really Want Nuclear War with Russia?

Through an endless barrage of ugly propaganda, the U.S. government and the mainstream American press have put the world on course for a potential nuclear showdown with Russia, an existential risk that has been undertaken cavalierly amid bizarre expressions of self-righteousness from Western institutions.
This extraordinarily dangerous moment reflects the insistence of the Establishment in Washington that it should continue to rule the world and that it will not broach the possibility of other nations asserting their own national interests even in their own neighborhoods.
Rather than adjust to a new multi-polar world, the powers-that-be in Washington have deployed a vast array of propaganda assets that are financed or otherwise encouraged to escalate an information war so aggressively that Russia is reading this onslaught of insults as the conditioning of the Western populations for a world war.
While that may not be the intention of President Obama, who in his recent United Nations address acknowledged the risks from imposing uni-polar order on the world, a powerful bureaucratic machinery is in place to advance U.S. propaganda goals. It is operating on a crazed auto-pilot hurtling toward destruction but beyond anyone’s ability to turn it off.…
Consortium News
Do We Really Want Nuclear War with Russia?
Robert Parry

See also

"The shit's on."

Sic Semper Tyrannis
"Nothing more for the US and Russia to talk about" - TTG
The Twisted Genius

Also

Asymmetric response.

TASS
Russian MP: Suspension of plutonium agreement to harm US economic interests

1 comment:

Bob said...

Give them the cold shoulder... yes, that'll teach them.