Kerry vs. Lavrov in Munich

On Steve Lendman Blog, by blog owner, Feb 02, 2014. http://sjlendman.blogspot.ch/2014/02/kerry-and-lavrov-in-munich.html

Kerry represents the worst of America’s dark side. Imperial lawless defines it. So do permanent wars on humanity … //

… Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara said:

  • “We do not want to be pawns in a geopolitical game. We do not want anyone to interfere with our strategic partnership with Russia, but we are also drawn towards the European Union.”
  • Munich residents held anti-NATO protests. “Do we want a war with Russia,” they asked? People everywhere should question Washington’s intentions. US policies risk global war.
  • The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity (RPIPP) supports non-intervention. It said Washington and EU partners want Ukraine’s government violently overthrown.
  • It accused Kerry of “astounding hypocrisy on Ukraine.” He “speaks out of both sides of his mouth.” He tells opposition hooligans they have “full US support.”
  • He warned against “outside powers” interfering in America’s agenda. RPIPP urges “rein(ing) in Obama or suffer(ing) the consequences.”
  • Kerry is his foreign policy front man. He addressed Munich attendees. He lied about increasing “threats of terrorism.”
  • US-sponsored state terrorism threatens humanity. Kerry didn’t explain. He lied about America’s Middle East vision. Claiming it’s for peace and security rings hollow.
  • He threatened Assad. “(S)top making excuses,” he said. “(F)ulfill (your) promises and obligations. (M)eet the UN deadlines” … //

… It’s a killing machine. It’s America’s imperial tool. It’s responsible for ravaging one country after another.

  • Its agenda is war, not peace. Washington largely controls NATO policy.
  • It began as a Cold War provocation. It did so against a non-existent Soviet threat.
  • It justifies its existence and expansion by manufacturing fake ones. It invents them. Wars of aggression follow.
  • Mass slaughter and destruction define them. So does unconscionable human suffering. Millions of corpses attest to NATO’s ruthlessness.
  • It’s a merciless anti-peace alliance. Its war on humanity threatens its survival. Not according to Hagel, saying:
  • “In Afghanistan, NATO-led forces are doing extraordinary work to help the Afghan people by strengthening the Afghan army and police so that they can assume responsibility for their nation’s security.”
  • “(W)e should all be very proud of what our alliance has accomplished.”
  • “(W)e must all invest more strategically to protect military capability and readiness.”
  • As long as NATO exists, world peace is impossible. Wars without end will continue.
  • Millions more will die. Humanity may not survive many more “proud” NATO “accomplish(ments).
  • Hagel didn’t explain. He claimed NATO must combat “violent extremism.” Nothing is more extreme than war on humanity.
  • He said “humanitarian catastrophes” must be avoided. NATO bears full responsibility for horrific ones.
  • Ravaged and destroyed countries attest to NATO’s ruthlessness. Nobel laureate Harold Pinter once called NATO’s Yugoslavia aggression “barbaric” and despicable.
  • It was a “blatant and brutal assertion of US power using NATO as its missile (to consolidate) American domination of Europe.”
  • Lawless aggression became humanitarian intervention. Washington claimed another imperial trophy.
  • New targets followed. Waging war on humanity is official US policy.
  • NATO is its imperial tool. “(O)ur (collective security) alliance with Europe remains the strongest the world has ever known,” said Hagel.
  • Humanity can’t tolerate many more “humanitarian intervention(s).” Its survival depends on ending them.

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on en.wikipedia:
Sergey Lavrov …  is a Russian diplomat, who has been the Foreign Minister of Russia since 2004.[1] His nomination to the Foreign Minister’s office was approved by two Russian presidents, in 2008 by Dmitry Medvedev and in 2012 by Vladimir Putin …;

John Kerry (born December 11, 1943) is an American politician who is the 68th and current United States Secretary of State. He has served in the United States Senate, and was chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Kerry was the presidential nominee of the Democratic Party in the 2004 presidential election but lost to incumbent George W. Bush …;

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