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Who Is The Anti-War Candidate In This Election?

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Who Is The Anti-War Candidate In This Election?

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Submitted by Carey List via CanadianPatriot

The election of a new President in the United States is a momentous occasion at any time, but 2020 seems potentially ripe for earth shaking consequences. Few acts have more earth shaking consequences than war, and so while some may have a variety of issues which will affect their vote in this coming election, others put a high priority on electing a candidate who is anti-war, to end the endless regime change wars and the military industrial complex. It is to those that this article is dedicated.

Who should be your candidate if peace is your concern? Biden might be the first choice, since he is the left-wing candidate who logically should be more anti-war than the Republican. But Biden is not left wing. He is center-right. And he seems to be surrounding himself with like-minded neoliberals from the Obama administration who will restore an interventionist foreign policy under British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Responsibility to Protect doctrine (R2P.) Being floated right now for Defense Secretary are such illustrious swamp creatures as Hillary Clinton and Michele Flournoy, who were both instrumental in the 2011 NATO operations that brought us the return of black slavery in Libya after their regime change operation there. Flournoy is a bit more of an unknown among the general population, but among the Deep State class her pedigree as an avid proponent of flexing U.S. military muscle is well established. In her June 2020 Foreign Affairs article entitled “How to Prevent a War in Asia,” Flournoy’s “solution” to prevent war in Asia (read: with China) is to escalate military tensions and provocations in Asia and dictating to China the terms of a new Pax Americana for the entire region, based on U.S. military might. Flournoy is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, sits on the CIA Director’s External Advisory Board, as has worked for known Deep State consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, the same one Edward Snowden worked for. She was also the CEO and co-founder of the Center for a New American Security, a hawkish think-tank dominated by Clinton loyalists and neoconservatives. In May of 2016 CNAS released “Extending American Power,” co-authored by Flournoy and Robert Kagan, a neoconservative who also worked with Dick Cheney in 2000 to release a similar document through the Project for a New American Century, advocating for a unipolar world based on American military hegemony. Flournoy has been critical of Trump’s policy towards China, stating that it has been pursued “mostly bilaterally, instead of building broad coalitions of partners and allies” who will dictate the terms of peace to China down the barrel of a gun. As the stridently anti-war progressive Medea Benjamin recently wrote: “Picking Michele Flournoy to lead the Pentagon would be a tragic indication that Biden is truly hell-bent on squandering America’s future on a debilitating arms race with China and Russia and a futile, potentially catastrophic bid to resurrect America’s declining imperial power.”

Besides Flournoy, Biden is rumored to be considering Susan Rice for Secretary of State. Susan Rice has had a long and despicable career. She is the archetypical swamp creature, devoid of morality and compassion, and seeing the world through the cold hard lens of what expands American power and her bank account. She has long advocated against restraint, advising both Clinton and Obama to get involved in military escalations that later proved disastrous. She ran illegal, off the books weapons trading operations in Africa like a Democratic Oliver North, except she was promoted. She has been right in front of all efforts to destabilize the Congo and Sudan for years, and yet she is held up as a model for young African-Americans to emulate. Her firm belief in R2P, along with Biden, Flournoy, Clinton, and likely Samantha Power, John Forbes Kerry, and others, means that the Biden administration will bring a return to the kind of interventionist foreign policy that got Trump elected in 2016.

Don’t forget about Biden himself. Take a look at his record, you will see there was never a war he didn’t like. The Senator from MBNA voted yes to war in Iraq. Yes to war in Afghanistan. He was Vice-President in an administration that started seven new wars, and he was chosen by Obama largely for his help on foreign policy. He was the pointman who ran the Ukrainian color revolution in 2013, bringing in literal Nazis in the tradition of Stepan Bandera to overthrow the legitimate government of Ukraine, and netting himself and his family millions from cronyism in the process. This is the decrepit face of American imperialism that Beltway insiders consider to be a lost golden age under Trump, and which they market to voters as a restoration of American values. This is why almost 800 people have signed the open letter “National Security Leaders for Biden,” including top brass in all branches of the military, five Secretaries of Defense, as well as intelligence and other national security professionals. They know Biden represents a return to normalcy for them, and the kind of foreign policy the Eastern Establishment is so desperate to return to.

Trump on the other hand has been at war with the Deep State from his first day in office. He has constantly been dogged at every attempt at troop withdrawals by his own people at the Pentagon. These are the same people who are now supporting Biden, and who cynically point to Trump’s small troop withdrawals as evidence that he never really meant it. Trump has been clear from the beginning that ending the endless wars was imperative, and that having better relations with Russia and China is a good thing, not a bad thing. Unhindered by re-election concerns, Trump is likely to oust the last remaining resistance in his administration. That means Pompeo out. Esper out. Haspel out. Replaced with people loyal to Trump’s foreign policy vision. Trump is the first President since Eisenhower to publicly attack the military industrial complex. And unlike Eisenhower, he has done so more than once. Can you imagine the progressive icon Barack Obama would be if he had repeatedly called out the military industrial complex during his administration? Already in his first term, with the threat of re-election looming, Trump broke with his Republican neocon faction and fired John Bolton as National Security Advisor, saying if he would have listened to him, we would already be in World War 6. Trump has had every opportunity to become a run-of-the-mill hawkish neocon Republican President and he has thus far refused, winning himself a lot of enemies in the process. As 2020 began, Trump had every opportunity to escalate tensions with Iran into a full blown invasion if he so desired. Instead he worked to immediately de-escalate the situation after appeasing his Generals with one targeted airstrike. We saw the same thing with his 2017 missile strikes on the Shayrat airbase in Syria. It was one of the few times the media united in praise for him, egging him on to proceed further. He refused, and again moved to immediately de-escalate the situation. He has repeatedly talked on the campaign trail this year about how important peace is for the United States. He has not started any new wars and has reduced troop levels in the existing ones, against fierce opposition from the Deep State, both political parties, the military, and the media.

There is every indication that the election of Joe Biden will bring the return of the foreign policy of Obama and Clinton, that is, the neoliberal extension of the War on Terra. Under Biden, tensions and provocations with China that could lead to outright war are likely to increase dramatically, especially if Flournoy is brought in at DoD. Under Trump, who brags that he and Xi Jinping love each other, war with China is unlikely. Regime change wars in the Middle East and provocations against Russia in Eastern Europe will likely escalate under Biden, and de-escalate under Trump. Should the Democrats win, they should be cautioned that the adversaries they are facing in the Middle East, in China and in Russia are not of the same caliber as those they fought in 2010. New weapons systems, strengthened alliances, and an unwillingness to bend another inch for the US is now standard policy for much of the non-aligned world. Let us pray 2020 gives us an administration that does not test this new reality.

Carey List is an engineer who loves history, and lives in Ontario, Canada. He can be reached at careylist@protonmail.com.

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35 comments

  1. Zionism = EVIL says:

    To be perfectly candid as usual, both the senile oldCUNTS are in the pocket of JewCUNTS and are owned by Bilderberg military industrial complex. Biden is a biggerCUNT as he is a professional fuckwit retard politician and beholden to corrupt Jews and Uki arseholes who have been feeding his sons and family. Trump is just a loudmouth with no teeth. Biden like the bitch Hillary is more likely to start wars and also “pressure” Russia as the Bilderberg JewCUNTS think that Putin is an easier target than China. The Uki arseholes are pushing Biden to “confront Russia”.

    1. occupybacon says:

      There is no need to target Putin as long as the chosen people run the Russian economy. Currently there is a strong lobby to lift the sanctions and continue the trade since the huge potential of Russian natural resources is more shiny than poor Ukraine.

      Just yesterday red a MSM article by an ex CIA pundit that the West should stop giving the Russian people the feeling that big institutions want to make political changes in Russia. That would allienate them and prevent us do small but steady changes on social levels…

      That’s a change of tone in which USA admits its mistakes and probably Soros has covid.

    2. HitlerWasRight says:

      the be perfectly candid you have your mouth on bibi’s ballsack

    3. Assad must stay says:

      True im just so beyond tired of trump that i am hoping he loses

      1. Zionism = EVIL says:

        Don’t forget there a lot of dumbass rednecks and JewCUNTS who love him. The Saudi arseholes and Emirati pimps have donated billions to keep the fat dotard in power and staging stunts with Zionist childkillers. The Emirati arsewipes paid Sudan $2 billion to “recognize” the Zionist cancer.

        1. Assad must stay says:

          they love his money mostly hahaha

  2. Sauron says:

    Trump could have been the only president where votes of people have changed something. More or less he did follow his promises in 2016.

    1. HitlerWasRight says:

      putina does not follow his promises either, like helping armenia

      1. Sauron says:

        Mate, there are like 6 different news every day on your Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict. Take your comments there. I couldn’t care less about your ancient lands or your ancient people. Get genocided for 2nd time for what I care.
        Damn, trying to get away from these people, they keep following.

  3. Lazy Gamer says:

    Lets list every war action during trump’s admin.
    1. Missiles at syria. Twice?
    2. Troops or logistics support at yemen
    3. token troops in syria
    4. soleimani hit
    5. iran deal voided and sanctions return
    6. The venezuelan adventure
    7. The bolivian coup?
    8. Fonops at SCS
    9. threats with Nokor
    10. trade renegotiations with everyone
    etc.

    American hesitancy to commit more military – forces – regional players to make a move. Hence we see Turkey, Israel, Iran, Nokor, China,etc.
    At least there was no hot war like Afghanistan or Iraq or Libya

    1. occupybacon says:

      Nothing comparing to the predecessors. I will comment only your point 1. that was symbolic and targets were communicated to Russia before.

    2. HitlerWasRight says:

      the soleimani hit was good one though because iran are stupid goat rapers who support azerbaijan and azerbaijan supports israel who wants to kill iran so the goat rapers get what they get

      1. Zionism = EVIL says:

        Dumbass arsehole, give me one reason why Iran should side with the Armenian aggressors against a fellow Shia state Azerbaijan and a brotherly friendly neighbor Muslim Turkey. You have yet to see the growing cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

        1. HitlerWasRight says:

          because azerbaijan the jew lover pig state is allowing israel to spy on iran from the northern front and has allowed israel and the usa to attack from there, the next point is the azerbaijani are the aggressors on armenian land that was allot to them illegally by stalin. by saying “armenian aggressor” about a war started by turkey, israel and azerbaijan just shows that you are a clueless retard

          1. Zionism = EVIL says:

            Azerbaijan can do fuckall against Iran and the Turks and Yids are about to butt heads in a few years if not months. Get with the program Hitler junior. It is all REALPOLITIK now.

    3. cechas vodobenikov says:

      Amerika is a paper tiger. they have been humiliated by Russia, China, Iran,Afghanistan, Cuba, Venezuela, now Bolivia, etc….the decaying plywood BLM/LGBT empire is near collapse

    4. Lonesome Cowboy Burt says:

      While I support a 2nd term of Trump as POTUS, I can never forgive him over the Soleimani hit. And the vaccine talk doesn’t much impress me (some say he’s going along with it to appease the group of Americans who are interested in getting one. I hope so. Nothing good coming from a fast rushed RNA virus vaccine.) Our govs have openly declared war vs its populations. Sooner people realize and work to circumvent, change the course we’re on, confront the psychopath problem we face, in fact, the entire system(s) of control. Now we can see where people stand, mask being ripped off a la Trump, calling out the media, big tech and covid as well, what with the draconian power grabs by mostly Democrat governors, Dem DA’s, Mayor’s, FBI, et al, working in lock step to exercise full control, unleashing total, full spectrum chaos to wrest control of the world forever. Backing the revolutionaries in the cities. We’re up against a sick, dying system, picked with the worst psychopaths, sycophants, sociopaths. If people wish to protest, why not protest the high crimes of our true ruling class?

  4. Great Khan says:

    Fat Trump lose election, fat American get angry and burn city…everything go kishmish hahahhaha

    1. HitlerWasRight says:

      you like biden because hes a pedophile like your daddy mohummad?

      1. Great Khan says:

        Great Khan ancestor Gengis Khan,,,,you stooopid Nazi mamtu…hahhahaha

        1. HitlerWasRight says:

          your ancestor mohummad and netanyahu

  5. HitlerWasRight says:

    Vladimina Putina wants biden because trump exposed the weakness corruption and pussy putin really is

  6. Whacko says:

    Both Trump and Biden are hyenas, no different.

    1. Great Khan says:

      One fat and stupid old mamtu and one bald and crazy old kishmish… no choice…fat AmeriKan stoopid….hahhahhaa

  7. Realist says:

    Trump and Biden are just two sides of the Deep State coin…heads they win…tails you lose.

    1. Vox Populi says:

      US is a oligarchic police state and a pseudo “democracy”, so your assessment is on the ball. Most Americans are disenfranchised anyway. Both the parties cater to the same masters.

      1. Realist says:

        Yes, indeed.

  8. johnny rotten says:

    This is a rhetorical question to make people talk in vain, now the chickens are coming home, the shit that they have scattered in the world they will have to clean up in their house, I don’t think they will have anything left to bully abroad, the mask in the rest of the world will be mandatory in order not to breathe the corpse stench coming from the empire of evil.

    1. Zionism = EVIL says:

      No matter who “wins” Americunts are fucked. Period.

  9. Samuel Vanguard says:

    America will not leave M.E part of US/Israeli grand strategy.

  10. Volker says:

    There is None! Biden stands for the criminal cabal [Clintons Obamas Deep-State ect.] who wages countless genocidal bloodthirsty Wars War-Crimes + acts of Terrorism. Trump stands for full-blown Economic/Financial Terrorism + War waged against literally the rest of the World.

  11. Tchoutoye says:

    Jo Jorgensen.

  12. Cromwell says:

    There isn’t one.

  13. cechas vodobenikov says:

    stupefied amerikans have no choices–one corrupt cadaver vs another comatose mafia basement dweller….unsurprising in a fragile rotting empire populated by obese snowflakes
    as Velayati observed in 2016, Clinton is amerika with make-up, trump= naked amerika

  14. roland says:

    They are all actors reading off a script. Who gives a shit who wins.

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