October 16, 2018

Trump under siege by the PNAC crowd for seeking peace with Russia

pnacTwenty-one years ago, Bill Kristol, Paul Wolfowicz, Donald Rumsfeld, Dick Cheney and a host of other “neoconservatives” collaborated on the “Project for the New American Century.” That produced, among other documents, “Rebuilding America’s Defenses” in which Thomas Donnelly posited the US had an opportunity after the fall of the Soviet Union to do whatever it wanted militarily, before a new power rose to challenge it.

Dominating foreign policy and entrenched throughout the military and intelligence establishments ever since, these neocons have attempted to prolong that unchallenged status, including doing all they can to ensure Russia would not again become a superpower rival. To that end, the U.S. government has:

– Broken its promise to Gorbachev that NATO would not move “one inch eastward;” instead rolling the alliance right up to Russia’s borders

– Waged a proxy regime change war against Syria and covertly helped overthrow the elected president of Ukraine, threatening Russia’s only two warm water ports that remain ice-free year round.

– Meddled in Russia’s 2012 elections to attempt to prevent Putin’s re-election, in response to which Russian intelligence retaliated pathetically and ineffectively during the 2016 U.S. presidential election

– Generally done all it can to keep its boot on Russia’s neck and reignite the Cold War, which they’ve somewhat succeeded in doing. This continued throughout the Bush and Obama years – these people don’t care who is president or what you voted for.

They are also likely the primary source of all the propaganda about Trump’s visit to Russia, and the Mueller/Russiagate hoax in general. They will stop at nothing to prevent a normalization of relations with Russia, including fomenting what amounts to mass hysteria among a well-meaning but incredibly naive populace, ready to hate another boogeyman, just like Saddam Hussein (their work as well). Remember “freedom fries?”

Anyone who has read any of my writing knows I am often critical of Trump’s policies, but when you join in on this “treason” nonsense, just be aware of whose side you’re taking. I implore you to look up the document I mentioned for yourselves and check my story.

No, this is not “blaming America” for anything Russia or any other foreign actor does. “America” and the entrenched, unelected bureaucracy in Washington, D.C. are not remotely the same thing, something the American people instinctively grasped during the last election, regardless of whether you believe their candidate was the best solution. And as for anyone who reflexively yells “treason” or even “unpatriotic,” I’d remind them that blind allegiance to one’s government is about as un-American as it gets.

Tom Mullen is the author of Where Do Conservatives and Liberals Come From? And What Ever Happened to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness? Part One and A Return to Common Sense: Reawakening Liberty in the Inhabitants of America.

Comments

  1. Geoffrey ONeill says:

    Could not agree with you more. In fact I wrote a piece about post 9/11 U.S. foreign policy that opened the floodgates for the PNAC crowd. I think they are all psychpaths. Great article and analysis Mr. Mullen

    Geoff ONeill

    https://truthandshadows.wordpress.com/2018/05/27/american-exceptionalism-myth/

  2. No constitution or law can be known; for if a law could or a constitution could be known, they would not ever be fabricated.

    For eons and until roughly 10k to 20k BCE humans had no written nor spoken laws–all they had had been true education.

  3. It’s not just the neocons — they may have ruled US foreign policy for the last few decades, but it was the Democratic Party that started the Russiagate lies. A neat cover-up for Obama’s and Hillary’s electoral crimes.

  4. If and when they get their war with Russia or N. Korea, I hope they and theirs are the first ones
    killed in it.

  5. RecallCarlLevin says:

    Amother analysis that avoids the JQ

  6. ursel doran says:

    Check for how many of the PNAC folks had dual citizenship with Israel. Gotta to keep the cash flowing to the home country with war profiteering.

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