Obama heads Washington’s lunatic fringe – a criminal gang waging endless wars, deploring peace, and pursuing a phony war on terrorism to advance their imperial aims while at the same time threatening humanity’s survival.
Flanked by Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Joint Chiefs Chairman General Martin Dempsey and other top Pentagon warriors on Monday, Obama underscored his permanent war agenda, saying “(t)his will not be quick. This is a longterm campaign…generational,” he stressed.
“ISIL is opportunistic and it is nimble…It will take time to root them out” – especially when plans call for continued support, not defeating them.
So-called counterterrorism efforts to degrade and defeat their forces and other takfiris is a ruse – a thinly veiled scheme for endless wars against invented enemies, recruiting, arming, funding, training and using them as US proxy foot soldiers against nations it wants to be ravaged and destroyed.
Claiming “progress” against the Islamic State contradicts reality. Endless wars rage in multiple theaters. More are planned.
US terror bombing in Syria and Iraq aims to destroy their infrastructure, topple Assad, replace him with a US-controlled puppet, and balkanize both countries for easier control.
Saying America “will never be at war with Islam,” belies Obama’s imperial campaign against Muslim countries since day one in office.
A previous article discussed the possible Turkish invasion of Syria to establish a northern buffer zone bordering both countries. Jordan may have the same thing in mind in southern Syria.
Israel wants more Syrian land on the phony pretext of protecting its Golan area Druze population – at the same time, it’s supporting takfiris threatening them, part of its campaign to oust Assad.
Over 3,000 US combat troops are in Iraq. After deploying another 450, Obama suggested more may come.
US military spending matches or exceeds the rest of the world combined at a time America’s only enemies are ones it invents – to be “prepared for future threats,” Obama blustered.
One Iraq war of aggression wasn’t enough for neocon/unindicted war criminal Tony Blair. Earlier he urged another one based on a similar litany of Big Lies proliferated before the invasion in 2003.
Washington hawks want greater war. Presidential aspirant Senator Lindsey Graham (R. SC) called for sending 10,000 US troops to Iraq. Others in Congress want more.
Neocon Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain (R. AZ) wants US intervention everywhere – especially more US troops in Iraq and deploying them in Syria.
Earlier he accused Obama of having “no coherent (regional) strategy” – too few wars he wants more of, not enough chaos and disorder to justify them.
Obama’s strategy to restore regional peace and stability is endless wars, more military spending at the expense of vital homeland needs, and harsh crackdowns on homeland dissent.
As long as America is run by rogue warrior leaders and congressional hawks, world peace will be up for grabs. Never before was it threatened more than now.
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. His new book is titled “How Wall Street Fleeces America: Privatized Banking, Government Collusion, and Class War”. www.claritypress.com/Lendman.html Visit his blog site at www.sjlendman.blogspot.com.