the “democracies” are populated by the vilest murderers of mankind, and they shall die in fire and infamy! amen!

Blitz and Destroy and Move On, Leaving Chaos and Refugees
Brian Cloughley, Strategic Culture, Oct 23 2019

In September, when Pindostan was intent on confronting Iran and if possible mounting military operations against it, there was curious lack of support from many countries which in the past had been willing to leap on the bombing bandwagon to join in attacking whatever unfortunate nation had upset the military-industrial complex in Faschingstein. It was argued in the LA Times on Sep 9 that former puppets had good reason to reject Faschingstein’s advances and intriguingly the writer quoted Ivo Daalder, a former Pindo ambassador to NATO as saying:

Pres Trump has made it far more difficult to build coalitions and get people on our side when we need them. When you lose other countries’ confidence, restoring it is hard.

This is certainly so, but the fact that the observation was made by Daalder was staggeringly ironic, because he was so deeply involved in loss of international confidence in Pindostan and its NATO fellow-blitzers of Libya in 2011. In the course of seven months of Pindo-NATO airstrikes on Libya (Germany and Turkey refused to join the jamboree), the country was destroyed and Daalder, then Pindostan’s Permanent Representative on the NATO Council, and Admiral James G Stavridis, SACEUR, exulted in ForeignAffairs.com:

NATO’s operation in Libya has rightly been hailed as a model intervention. The alliance responded rapidly to a deteriorating situation that threatened hundreds of thousands of civilians rebelling against an oppressive regime. It succeeded in protecting those civilians and, ultimately, in providing the time and space necessary for local forces to overthrow Muammar al-Qaddafi.

The war on Libya by the Pindo-NATO military alliance was not “hailed as a model intervention” by those aware of the circumstances in which the US decided to destroy the country and overthrow its leader, who was murdered in disgusting circumstances on Oct 20 eight years ago. Then-Sec State Hillary Clinton joked to a television reporter:

We came, we saw, he died!

That’s a fair contender for the most subhuman utterance by a public figure so far this century. When the results of the bombing and rocketing became apparent, CNN reported:

Assassinations, kidnappings, blockades of oil refineries, rival militias battling on the streets, Islamist extremists setting up camps, and above all chronically weak government have all made Libya a dangerous place and one whose instability is already spilling across borders and into the Mediterranean. There is effectively no rule of law in Libya.

So it continues, with the country as ungovernable, dangerous and chaotic as it was rendered by US-NATO eight years ago. It might be imagined that this example of the evil effects of malevolent military intrusion would cause the Pindo public to reject any such further fandangos. But apparently not. On Oct 4, poll results were published concerning Pindo attitudes to military intervention in foreign countries. The Chicago Council concluded:

Pindo support for taking an active part in world affairs remains at near–record high levels. This level of support is near the highest recorded in the 45-year history of the Chicago Council Survey.

The President of this Council is none other than Ivo Daalder, he of the “model intervention” in Libya, and notably:

In Feb 2015, the Council partnered with the Brookings Institution and the Atlantic Council to produce ‘Preserving Ukraine’s Independence, Resisting Russian Aggression: What Pindostan and NATO Must Do’, a report urging Pindostan and NATO to provide lethal defensive assistance to preserve Ukraine’s independence.

The fact that Russia has no intention of waging war against Ukraine is regarded as irrelevant. Ukraine is welcome to continue in its corrupt, chaotic sovereign fashion, and all that Russia asks is that Kiev should permit the Russian-cultured, Russian-speaking inhabitants of eastern provinces to choose accession to one or other country. The Council admits:

Pindos are more likely to say that Pindo military interventions make Pindostan less safe rather than more.

It immediately emphasises:

There are times when they think military action is appropriate. For example, Pindos favour using Pindo troops to take action to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons (70%) and fight violent Islamic extremist groups in Iraq and Syria (59%). Pindos also support the use of Pindo troops to defend vassals. Majorities across party lines favour committing Pindo troops to defend SK from NK invasion (58%) and to defend NATO vassals such as Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia from a Russian invasion (54%).

In other words, in spite of the destruction of Afghanistan and Iraq by Pindo invasions and of Libya by a sustained and merciless campaign of bombing and missile attacks, the citizens polled by the Chicago Council are still raring to go to war with the next country that in some manner offends against Faschingstein’s policies. Russia is high on the list. In this context, it has been obvious that the current administration is unable to decide on a consistent policy about Middle Eastern affairs. On Oct 13, the WaPo reported:

Pres Trump has ordered a withdrawal of Pindo forces from northern Syria in the face of a Turkish military offensive targeting Kurdish fighters in the region, Sec Def Esper said, two days after he promised that Pindostan was not ‘abandoning’ its partners in the campaign against Daesh. Esper said: “The president made the decision after indications that Turkey intends to expand its attack farther south than originally planned and to the west.”

Then there was even more confusion when Trump, who is appearing less stable day by day, was critical of the Kurds declaring:

They’re not angels! The PKK is more of a terrorist threat in many ways than Daesh!

On Oct 17, the WaPo reported the regional feeling:

Trump’s abandonment of Syria caps a long erosion of trust that began under the Obama administration. His decision not to stand by Mubarak is often frequently contrasted with Russia’s unwavering support for Assad after he faced popular unrest just a few weeks later.

While this is so, Trump’s pronouncement on Oct 17 about the northern Syria temporary ceasefire served to further complicate the situation when he declared:

It’s a great day for Pindostan! It’s a great day for Turkey! It’s a great day for the Kurds! It’s really a great day for civilization! It’s a great day for civilization!

Trump’s absurd babbling was put in context by the Daily Show’s Trevor Noah, who remarked:

Yes, civilization is very happy! Centuries from now, historians will look back at the greatest achievements of all time: the development of democracy, the invention of electricity and the time Trump negotiated a really short cease-fire in a war he basically started!

The Pindo military ding-dongs in Syria seem to be over, and have resulted in anarchy. Yet Ivo Daalder is proud of his poll’s indication:

The way you make Pindostan safe is the traditional way you make Pindostan safe, which is Pindo military superiority, strong alliances, basing forces overseas, being willing to defend your vassals when they are attacked. All of those. There is 50, 60, 70, 80% of Pindos support that.

That’s the Pindo way in international affairs: Blitz and destroy and move on leaving chaos and countless refugees.

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