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Two-State Solution & Minsk Agreements SOSDD
In his recent interview with RT, Lavrov reviewed some of the many seemingly missed opportunities to solve the issue of Palestine, most of those he reviewed being within the last 20 years, but there are many more going well back to the initial 1923 Mandate. And the reason for the delay/failure is almost always the same—the West‘s refusal to force the Zionists to make accommodations with Palestinians. Yes, the nuances differ slightly but that bottom line reason has always been the same.
We can now look at two other very important developments showing very similar points. The first being the promises made not to expand NATO Eastward after the USSR’s allowing German reunification, with the now revealed internal record proving the deceit was planned. Then there were the several OSCE Treaties promising to obey the principle of the Indivisibility of Security, which also happens to be fundamental to the UN Charter—not to seek one’s security at the expense of another—which the Outlaw US Empire has violated since 1945. And then most recently are the two Minsk Agreements, the latter of the two having the force of a UNSC Resolution.
The commonality for all the above is the refusal of the West to honor its obligations and in some cases to outright lie about what it had just agreed to. And there are several areas that could be looked into further that add to the above compilation—the West’s human rights record being the most important. Competent, objective historians and philosophers have noted the decline of the West and rise for the Rest for over 100 years and described this change correctly as a Paradigm Shift from what’s been named the Modernist Era to something new that deserves to be known as something other than the Post-Modernist Era. After the USSR’s implosion, it seems clear that the West decided it could lie at will, create its own illegal set of rules and force others to follow via the barrel of the gun. Afterall, it had gotten away with many Genocides and great amounts of Plunder for centuries, and now it appeared there was no force on Earth capable of stopping Western Mayhem and Plunder.
Such hubris connected to addictions to Megalomania and Pleonexia was bound to produce mistakes that would induce blowback that would not only discredit the West but produce the desire for revolution against its dominance, a feeling that was already widely shared by the Global South since the mid-1950s that was rekindled in the 1970s. The apparent end of the Cold War brought forth huge expectations from most of the world’s people, but instead the West launched a series of new wars in West Asia to further cement its control of the Oil Lands. It was soon clear that promised development funds would never appear despite repeated assurances they would. What was done to Russia and the former USSR horrified many nations. Then in 1997-8 there was what was called the Asian Financial Crisis which was actually an attack on the rising economies of East Asia that coincided with what in the Outlaw US Empire was called the Dot.Com Bust—yet another Neoliberal Bubble bursting only to be reinflated for that’s how that Ponzi Scheme operates.
As soon as USSR collapsed, US Imperialists took immediate advantage and suggested the Outlaw US Empire make its #1 policy goal the control of the entire world—Full Spectrum Domination it was termed, very much in the Hitlerian ideal. The initial “feeling-out” war against Iraq was deemed too timid, that more was required to control the Oil Lands and render OPEC impotent. Driving that was the fact of the Outlaw US Empire’s rapid depletion of its hydrocarbon resource base, a fact well known by Neocon Dick Cheney. But something happened after Clinton’s second election, actually several somethings: Deng’s reforms combined with large inflows of Chinese Diaspora investment and Neoliberal deindustrialization processes within the Outlaw US Empire to prompt China’s massive growth rates of the latter 1990s that continued on into the 21st Century; and the use of the Outlaw US Empire’s Terrorist Foreign Legion in its attempted further destabilization of Russia that also aimed at Central Asia. The use of those forces turned the First Chechen War into a stalemate and forced Yeltsin to negotiate. That situation and the ongoing Neoliberal rape of Russia being allowed by Yeltsin caused a reaction within what remained of Russia’s Deep State. NATO was moving Eastward despite the promises, Russia was being destroyed from within by people from the outside allied with what are rightfully called Gangsters, and Russia was powerless to safeguard its internal security from outside armed intervention. How to stop the Calamity? The inability of the West to properly plan and exploit its huge opportunity to control Russia is what saved Russia. Russia was deemed to be a cakewalk at about the same time those Russians who had survived the initial onslaughts gathered themselves to change the situation as 1998 turned into1999.
We don’t know, but it appears very likely that the continued subordination of Russia to the West was assumed while the Clinton Neocons made preparations for the major justification needed to further assault the Oil Lands and Central Asia which was to employ a plan from the past aimed at providing just such a justification to go to war against Cuba, USSR and anyone else after the failure of the Bay of Pigs—Operation Northwoods. And as the 2000 election proved, the lies would continue to pour forth as a Judicial Coup was allowed to take place, along with criminal tampering of the vote recount in Florida by Neocon Gangsters, and this after the many lies made by Bill Clinton and his people. I know what I thought about it all, but what was the Global Majority’s assessment? The Establishment Narrative was likely at its strongest as there was almost no protest of the illegally appointed administration of George W. Bush and his Neocon team.
Policy continuity prevailed. Control of what would soon be dubbed Pipelineistan became obvious to close observers and was the reason for 911. But the overall gambit has failed and the current West Asian Crisis appears to be a bid to try and rectify that failure. The Ukraine gambit has its own very long history that began during WW1 and was kept alive by the Outlaw US Empire’s rescue of Nazism in 1945 and its active funding of OUN and other Nazis in Eastern Europe—truths its own documents and Congressional investigations prove. The 2014 Coup wasn’t the first or even the second attempt, but it was the one that was successful, but Russia thwarted the main goal by protecting then rejoining Crimea with Russia. The ire of the West was shown via the massive batch of illegal sanctions employed in 2014 aimed at crippling Russia and revealed the depth of distress the “loss” of Crimea caused. From that point on, there was to be very little truthfulness flowing from the West toward Russia on almost any topic, while a Media War promoting extreme Russophobia was launched. Yes, other lies and sanctions predated 2014 as the West soon realized with the installation of Putin that its assumption of Russia’s continued subordination was terribly wrong.
Much was omitted and some just skimmed over in this short note aimed at drawing attention to the very similar lines of behavior when it comes to the West’s post-WW2 policy goals and the deceptions it’s employed to attain them. The world is actually very fortunate the West is so inept, although its “bumbling” has cost many millions of lives and disrupted many more millions. It appears the maturing view of the Global Majority is decidedly Anti-Western, and specifically Anti-American. The Global Majority needs peace to facilitate the development it must undergo before energy resources become too expensive. For many years now, the West led by the Outlaw US Empire has lied to the Global Majority about providing it aid and establishing the peace it requires. Forces capable of countering the West are combining and won’t stop until a new paradigm is forged that places the West in a subordinate position to the Global Majority. All the current conflicts are directly related to this struggle. The reality is roughly 8 billion people are being held hostage by perhaps one million, or maybe only 500,000 people—the term “Golden Billion” miscasts the genuine situation of many tens of millions who are impoverished or are debt peons. The enemy of all is the same—Neoliberalism, its institutions and its supporters. To defeat it, one must learn how it works and then share what is learned with others. Most people have far more in common than they have differences. Talk about those commonalities—jobs, cost of living, family, basic values, political corruption, etc.—to establish connections that can grow to solidarity. Note that both parties are beholden to the same masters, which is why nothing ever gets done for We The People. Keep to basics and don’t allow divisive Culture War talking points to enter conversations. I know all that can be done because myself and others have done so. Time for lies to end so truths can prevail.
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