Obama Requests EU Support for Possible War Against Russia

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Obama Requests EU Support for Possible War Against Russia

Originally appeared at Globalresearch

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.”)

Obama Requests EU Support for Possible War Against RussiaFurthermore, 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, ofsurrounding 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 being such.

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 to protect themagainst 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 in the 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 thansuch lies by the West, against Russia’s President? And, that’s a very worrisome basis — worrisome regarding, essentially, dictatorship in ‘the West’, rather than regarding any dictatorship outside ‘the West’. The dictatorship here seems clearly to be coming from the West,against the East.

Obama Requests EU Support for Possible War Against RussiaBack in January, Russian President Vladimir Putin called-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 onlyactual 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, thenthe 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.

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  • Not on topic, but as a writer I must say that sentence starting with “Supposedly” is one of the longest sentences I have seen! It works well though.

  • America’s needling of Russia is reaching dangerous levels. Their hardware and technology are no match for Russia’s. Before long they will take one step too far, and nato will be annihilated in a matter of days. Then what will america do? Launching nukes will be even more foolish: Russia has extensive air defenses while america has almost none. I am not saying it will be easy or that Russia will come out unscathed, but Russian victory is virtually guaranteed- and if you do not agree with that I suggest you do some research. The sad part is that all of this could happen and 99% of the american public will never have any idea why.

    • Nexusfast123

      Also a large percentage of them would probably die over a period of time as services collapsed and food water became scarce.

  • Jo

    Don’t believe it…but thanks for the hype!

    • Nexusfast123

      Perhaps, but the US is getting desperate with possible collapse of the Dollar.

      • Jo

        I understand… But I don’t think Obama wants a war with Russia..

        • Rasmus Outzen

          It is not Obama, but some of the people behind him; people like Robert Kagan and Victoria Nuland.

          • Jo

            You are absolutely right about that…!

  • Nuno Cardoso da Silva

    If ever fighting occurs between Russia and NATO on Russia’s borders I would expect things to go pretty bad for NATO. Not only Russia seems to have better military equipment than NATO, but Russia’s reserves would be a lot nearer to the front than NATO’s. Finally, I wouldn’t expect NATO’s fighting spirit to be anywhere close to that of the Russian soldiers. NATO armed forces could be soundly beaten very quickly. Hopefully it will not get that far between NATO and Russia, but NATO may be needing a harsh lesson before it stops its aggressive posture against Russia.

    • MeMadMax

      How quickly history is forgotten…
      I suspect it would be more like “Operation Barbarossa” 2.0… Russia has vast military resources but it’s still a shadow to cold war levels regarding the actual warriors it has available. Just like before there would be an initial success until russia rallies and crushes all in it’s path. The obama regime has lost it’s frickin mind if this story is true, and if they manage to convince the europeons to go along with this freaks plan then say goodbye to the EU, even if somehow they manage to miracle a victory…

      • Antonia Amina

        Pretty sure that if the usual suspects start this, they badly misunderstand the mood of the European people about foreign meddling. The only locals that will support this are literally those whose bank accounts depend directly on it – those poor confused souls we see wandering about in secondhand desert camo in European cities. The rest, the vast majority, will be thinking more of lamp posts and rope.

    • MeMadMax

      And as a side note. I don’t think putin would resort to nukes in the case of a invasion either. I think he would laugh and enjoy this! Crushing an army that would be haplessly led into russia would actually increase his “macho prestige”. An army by the way that for the past 70 years has not seen real army Vs army combat, but “police actions”….

  • MeMadMax

    This is about oil, gas, and the dollar. Plain and simple.

    How dare russia be a good capitalist and try to sell oil and gas cheaper than it’s competitors like saudi arabia and the like?

    And the REAL reason for going to war: Russia committing blasphemy for not using the dollar in it’s trade agreements.
    Every country that has dared not use the dollar(like lybia for example) are promptly crushed…

    This is gonna get worse before it gets better. Hopefully saner minds take power from the obama regime like trump, whom wants to do business with russia not war…

  • e have seen this same scenario before. When the Zionist USSA Empire conquered the indigenous European tribal peoples to begin with. Now Russia is next on their list of targeted assassinations. http://realzionistnews.com/

    • Please help save the white race and gas yourself!

      • TheLulzWarrior

        Lead by example, plz.

  • 888mladen .

    Gorbachev is a traitor and should be tried for crime he has committed against Russian people. He dissolved Warsaw Pact in a secret deal with Vatican and US without having any mandate from the people. Don’t complain about NATO. USA and NATO are bunch of liers and they should never be trusted by truth loving people.Look for alike traitors among Russian elite. They are more dangerous than all the armies of US and NATO combined.

    • TheLulzWarrior

      He should have been tortured 24 hours a day for the last 30 years.