The US is Failing at War for Failure’s Sake

8 Mar

I think this is a very interesting post.

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Financial Collapse Leads To War

By Dmitry Orlov

imagesCADVO1F1Scanning the headlines in the western mainstream press, and then peering behind the one-way mirror to compare that to the actual goings-on, one can’t but get the impression that America’s propagandists, and all those who follow in their wake, are struggling with all their might to concoct rationales for military action of one sort or another, be it supplying weapons to the largely defunct Ukrainian military, or staging parades of US military hardware and troops in the almost completely Russian town of Narva, in Estonia, a few hundred meters away from the Russian border, or putting US “advisers” in harm’s way in parts of Iraq mostly controlled by Islamic militants.

The strenuous efforts to whip up Cold War-like hysteria in the face of an otherwise preoccupied and essentially passive Russia seems out of all proportion to the actual military threat Russia poses…

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2 Responses to “The US is Failing at War for Failure’s Sake”

  1. stuartbramhall March 9, 2015 at 7:58 am #

    I guess the only thing that matters is the arms merchants make a sufficient profit to make their shareholders happy.

    • auntyuta March 10, 2015 at 7:14 am #

      Too right, Stuart. 🙂

      Dmitry Orlov is a Russian-American engineer and a writer on subjects related to “potential economic, ecological and political decline and collapse in the United States,” something he has called “permanent crisis”. Wikipedia

      The following is a link in Wikipedia to a series of articles from Sept. 11, 2009. I found this writing by Dmitry Orlov most interesting.

      Dmitry says: “What happens when a modern economy collapses, and the complex society it supports disintegrates? A look at a country that has recently undergone such an experience can be most educational. We are lucky enough to have such an example in the Soviet Union. I spent about six months living, traveling, and doing business in Russia during the perestroika period and immediately afterward, and was fascinated by the transformation I witnessed.”

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