Blundering Into Iran Time to tell Israel and Saudi Arabia to fight their own wars

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PHILIP GIRALDI • FEBRUARY 27, 2018

The deluge of recent reporting regarding possible conflict with nuclear armed North Korea has somewhat obscured consideration of the much higher probability that Israel or even Saudi Arabia will take steps that will lead to a war with Iran that will inevitably draw the United States in. Israel is particularly inclined to move aggressively, with potentially serious consequences for the U.S., in the wake of the recent incident involving an alleged Iranian drone and the shooting down of an Israeli aircraft. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been repeatedly warning about the alleged threat along his northern border and has pledged that Israel will not be in any way restrained if there are any hostile moves directed against it. The Israeli Transportation Minister Ysrael Katz has warned that Lebanon will be blasted back into the “stone age.”

There is also considerable anti-Iran rhetoric currently coming from sources in the United States, which might well be designed to prepare the American people for a transition from a cold war type situation to a new hot war involving U.S. forces. The growing hostility towards Iran is coming out of both the Donald Trump Administration and from the governments of Israel and Saudi Arabia. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster is warning that the “time to act is now” to thwart Iran’s allegedly aggressive regional ambitions while U.S. United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley sees a “wake-up” call in the recent shooting incident involving Syria and Israel. The hostility emanating from Washington is increasing in spite of the fact that the developments in the region have little or no impact on vital U.S. national interests, nor is Iran anything like an existential threat to the United States that would mandate sustained military action.

Iran’s alleged desire to stitch together a sphere of influence consisting of an arc of allied nations and proxy forces running from its western borders to the Mediterranean Sea has been frequently cited as justification for a more assertive policy against Tehran, but that concern is certainly greatly exaggerated. Iran, with a population of more than 80 million, is, to be sure, a major regional power but militarily, economically and politically it is highly vulnerable. Its economy is struggling and there is a small but growing protest movement regarding the choices being made for government spending.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is well armed and trained, but much of its “boots on the ground” force consists of militiamen of variable quality. Its Air Force is a “shadow”of what existed under the Shah and is significantly outgunned by its rivals in the Persian Gulf, not to mention Israel. Its navy is only “green water” capable in that it consists largely of smaller vessels responsible for coastal defense supplemented by swarms of Revolutionary Guard speedboats.

When Napoleon had conquered much of continental Europe and was contemplating invading Britain in 1804 it was widely believed that England was helpless before him. But Admiral Earl St Vincent was nonplussed. He said at the time: “I do not say the French can’t come, I only say they can’t come by sea.” In a similar fashion, Iran’s apparent threat to its neighbors is in reality decisively limited by its inability to project power across the water or through the air against other states in the region that have marked superiority in both respects.

And the concern over a possibly developing “Shi’ite land bridge,” also referred to as an “arc” or “crescent,” is likewise overstated for political reasons to make the threat more credible. It ignores the reality that Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon all have strong national identities and religiously mixed populations. They are influenced and sometimes more than that by Iran, but they are not puppet states and never will be. Even Lebanon’s Hezbollah, often cited as Iran’s fifth column in that country, is not considered a reliable proxy.

Majority Shi’a Iraq, for example, is generally considered to be very friendly to Iran but it has to deal with considerable Kurdish and Sunni minorities in its governance and in the direction of its foreign policy. It will not do Iran’s bidding on a number of key issues, including its relationship with Washington, and would be unwilling to become a proxy in Tehran’s conflicts with Israel and Saudi Arabia as such a move would be extremely unpopular. Iraqi Vice President Osama al-Nujaifi, the highest-ranking Sunni in the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi government, has, for example, recently called for the demobilization of the Shi’ite Popular Mobilization Forces or militias that have been fighting ISIS because they “have their own political aspirations, their own [political] agendas. … They are very dangerous to the future of Iraq.”

A seemingly legitimate major concern driving much of the perception of an Iranian threat is the possibility that Tehran will develop a nuclear weapon somewhere down the road. Such a development is quite plausible if only from a defensive point of view as Iran has been repeatedly threatened by nuclear armed Israel and the United States, but the current Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action provides the best response to the possible proliferation problem. The U.N. inspections regime is rigorous and Iran is reported to be in compliance with the agreement. If the plan survives the attacks by the White House, there is every reason to believe that Iran will be unable to take the necessary precursor steps leading to a nuclear weapons program while the inspections continue. And it will be further limited in its options after the agreement expires in nine years because it will not be able to accumulate the necessary highly enriched uranium stocks to proceed if it should ever make the political and economic decisions to go ahead with such a program.

The recent incident involving the shoot-down of a drone alleged to be of Iranian provenance followed by the downing of an Israeli fighter by a Syrian air defense missile resulted in a sharp response from Tel Aviv, though reportedly mitigated by a warning from Russian President Vladimir Putin that anything more provocative might inadvertently involve Russia in the conflict. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accordingly moderated his response but his government is clearly contemplating a more robust intervention to counter what he calls a developing Iranian presence in Syria. It is important to recall that Netanyahu’s prime objective in Syria and Lebanon is to have both nations in turmoil so they cannot threaten Israel. With that in mind, it is wise to be skeptical about Israeli claims regarding Iranian intentions to build bases and construct missiles in Syria. Those claims made by Israel’s Mossad have not been confirmed by any western intelligence service, not even by America’s totally corrupted and subservient CIA.

Netanyahu is also facing a trial on corruption charges and it would not be wildly off target to suggest that he might welcome a small war to change the narrative, just as Bill Clinton did when he launched cruise missiles into Afghanistan and Sudan to deflect congressional and media criticism of his involvement with Monica Lewinsky. Unfortunately, if Netanyahu does wind up being charged and going to prison his successor will likely be even more hardline.

It must be understood that the mounting Iran hysteria evident in the U.S. media and as reflected in Beltway groupthink has largely been generated by allies in the region, most notably Saudi Arabia and Israel, who nurture their own aspirations for regional political and military supremacy. There are no actual American vital interests at stake and it is past time to pause and take a step backwards to consider what those interests actually are in a region that has seen nothing but U.S. missteps since 2003. Countering an assumed Iranian threat that is no threat at all and triggering a catastrophic war would be a major mistake that would lead to a breakdown in the current political alignment of the entire Middle East. And it would be costly for the United States. Iran is not militarily formidable, but its ability to fight on the defensive against U.S. Naval and air forces is likely to be considerable, producing high casualty levels on both sides. How would the U.S. public respond if an aircraft carrier were to be sunk by a barrage of Iranian shore-to-ship missiles? And Tehran would also be able to unleash terrorist resources throughout the region, particularly endangering U.S. military and diplomats based there as well as American travelers and businesses. The terror threat might easily extend beyond the Middle East, into Europe and also within the United States while the dollar costs of a major new conflict and its aftermath could also break the bank, literally. Promoting a robust U.S. role in “regime change” for Iran as a viable military option to support objectives largely fabricated by allies would be a phony war fought for bad reasons. It is not commensurate with the threat that the Mullahs actually pose, which is minimal, and is just not worth the price either in dollars or lives.

[This article is an edited and expanded version of a memorandum that I prepared for Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity which has been released separately on Consortium News]

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American politics and elections have become like the 3rd world because of Jewish Power

 

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When asked whether the U.S. interferes in other countries’ elections, James Woolsey said, “Well, only for a very good cause in the interests of democracy.”

After witnessing the election and post election activity of the Jewish  controlled Deep State attack of populist President  Trump We now know that America nothing but  a big high tech  banana republic. When people vote for something or do something they  (the 1% or “the Jews”) don’t like and you get trouble.

 

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Remember the US backed overthrow of Salvador Allende and  The 1953 Iranian coup d’état was the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddegh?  No many don’t remember or care.  They care about” Russian bots.” and The  fictional Black Panther movie.

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Many of the most popular music  and movies stars continue to go off.  Anything the Jewish seem to tell the liberals they agree with.  The few with some heart and compassion who even stick up for the Palestinians a bit are kind of silences and redirected to get angry at Russia for meddling and Iran…well Iran for nothing.

The DNC libs necons and Zionist are now endlessly saying Russia interfered in the US election.

This is an example of the disgusting hypocrisy of America which is for the must part a high tech slave of Israel.

We must ask how many countries have been invaded destroyed “meddled with” by the US and her master Isreal?

How is there any easy way to say the USA and her older brother GB are for the most part body guards for the state of Israel. Bodyguards and worse thugs and murders and fools.

No one in America seems to care about the damage done by overthrowing the leaders of sovereign nations.  Just ask people YOU know.  The women in particular will say good for Hilary Fuck   Libya.  They are sexist?

The pain the suffering the death the humiliation caused by this endless toppling of other world leaders and governments is a lot worse then fictional Russia facebook bots.

Yes ,Rob Reiner Meathead from All in the Family and Clapper and Brennon. Want to risk your kids in a conventional war with Russia. Thanks but no thanks Meat head. And use I am sure he would love to see anti-Semitic Poland and anti Semitic Russia (yet another fake term) kill one another over Russia non existent “bots”

They dare continue on with the BS about Russia meddling in the US elections. This is the most disgusting and annoying news story. They will not let this one go.  It is a very clever tactic by the DNC and Judea Inc. (I will destroy this narrative in a new blog soon)

Russia meddled in US election.

First of all the Clintons were among the crew of elites who backed Borris Yeltson who assisted the Jewish Oligarchs in destroying Russia in the 1990’s

So even if Russia “meddled in the precious US elections the CIA  Clintons and the “Havard Jews” ruined Russia out right under the puppet Yeltson

Meddling in elections and the overthrow of foreign governments  in countries is done constantly by the CIA.

Just a taste:  See overthrowing other people’s government’s: The Master List The list is endless.

https://williamblum.org/essays/read/overthrowing-other-peoples-governments-the-master-list

It is even worse then this author Blume says. That is all the Americans do under Jewish power and sometimes even without it.  Read and listen to Chomsky. That is all he talks about thousands of lectures and books.  You can fill bookstores with loads of books on CIA over throwing countries. There is   not a single country in Latin America that CIA has not overturn elections. The USA has worked hard to undue her predecessor GB on this one.   As the so called economic hit man reveled the IMF and world back ect when they don’t get what they want they send the CIA and in some cases if they can’t do it they send the US marines.  And the true masters who no one dares say really calls the shots Israel and their Wall Street Jewish friends don’t fool around. They now openly and admit openly admitted that they use assassination more than anyone. Is not assassination a form or “election meddling”  Are “Russia bots” worse than assassination?

“Since World War II, Bergman (author of Rise up and Kill First: The Secret History of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations  calculates, the Jewish state and its pre-state paramilitary organizations have assassinated more people than any other country in the Western world — some 2,300 “targeted killing operations,”

In many cases, Israel’s leaders have even determined that in order to kill the designated target, it is moral and legal to endanger the lives of innocent civilians who may happen to find themselves in the line of fire. Harming such people, they believe, is a necessary evil.

Bergman writes:

“Assassinations,” he said, “have an effect on morale, as well as a practical effect. I don’t think there were many who could have replaced Napoleon, or a president like Roosevelt or a prime minister like Churchill.”

NOW IT IS AMERICAS TURN THE LEFT LEAINING MEDIA AND DEEP STATE AND THE JEWISH HARD LINERS THE SO CALLED NEW WORLD ORDER WANT TRUMP OUT AND THEY WANT TENSION WITH RUSSIA AND IRAN

Yes, the people of the United States elected Trump. Like it or not he won.

Many alternative media people tear apart this story of Russia meddling. Muller has been at it for months and has got nothing. His endless open ended investigations diminish the power of Trump and cast doubts on anything he seeks to accomplish not the least of which peace in Palestine.  But make no mistake it’s devilishly clever.

Side note: This is why it makes no sense at all that some all-knowing members of the alternative media insist the both Trump and Putin are puppets of the Jews or the Illuminate or what have you I repeat this constantly because this idea must be confronted.

The Russia election meddling is important to the Jews and the DNC because drives a wedge between peace and friendship between Russia and Trump. Something the Jewish will do everything to disrupt.

Also with the espionage aspect to it the case will never close the Democrats and the liberal Jews and such will always believe the so called Steel Dossier the ridicules pee pee gate. The liberals now love the CIA and the so called Deep State because they are after Trump.

Make no mistake there is a war on by the Jews against Putin and Trump. Steele the crocked MI6 British intel agent who made up the pee gate story was a friend of the operative who called for the overthrow of Putin.  What was Putin going to do they were out to get him.  Again proff to the fools  who think Putin is under the control of Isreal.  They at times are losing to him that is why they want him out at all cost fools!

The elite neocon Israel first groups the snobby eastern establishment liberals and the crazy dispensational Christians.  Call for blood all the time. Look at the Sunday morning news shows. Where is the next threat coming from?  What is the next evil country that must be blown away?

Yet the war process repeats itself endlessly.  No reason for war has really even come close to have been proven. The Gulf of Tonkin that started Nam was false. The need to “liberate Kuwait” started Iraq  and a shady Italian  cut out espionage man started round II of the Iraq war murder fest and occupation with no existent “yellow cake” uranium. Mmmm does that sound like the Steele Dossier pee pee gate memo?

And can any news source in the western world be trusted? The answer is no. Only news that is pro-Israel is permitted.

I am tired of hearing About racist sexist comments of Trump and that Putin is X KGB.  I am tired of hearing that every country under the sun is a threat. US UK and Israel have already bombed so many countries we can’t even name them all anymore can we? The Axis of evil didn’t even attack the USA on 911.  If we believe the story the feds and the media tell us it was the  US and  Israeli ally Saudi Arabia did it.

Should we feel sorry for the kids killed and Sandy Hook and Parkland. Of coarse.  Must suffering at times be put in perspective.  Do we dare say it? When your kid gets blown away in a school shooting in America the horror ends there. In the ME your child gets blown away it might not be over. That’s right the ambulance carrying the dead or wounded to the hospital might be bombed.

Have you seen the reaction of the  the luntic Woosley

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpWai3kZ-gM

Gen Flynn under Obama complained about the fact that the US was arming “moderate rebels. “ No media figure of any major significance has stress that the US has been funding basically the same people who we are told did the 911. The Alex Jones types have, but “Lieutenant General Michael Flynn became “the highest ranking intelligence official to go on record,” saying the US and other states, notably Turkey and the Gulf Arab states, were sponsoring Al-Qaeda-led rebels in Syria with political support and weapons in an attempt to overthrow Assad”

They kicked Flynn out twice because he dared to question Obama and he wanted to normalize relations with Russia through back channels. What the hell is wrong with that.

Is arming aiding and supporting “ moderate rebels” to invade the Sovereign nation of Syria  worse than the “Russia bots”

This endless attacking of other leaders and govement will come back to bite us.. I personally complain about every day.  I can tell you many people don’t care. Many do not seem to feel any sympathy for Palestine or the seven other countries in the ME that are ruined. In particual the American women many of them wanted to see a female president so badly they seemed and still seem obsessed with a HC presidency .

And the Nobel peace prize winning Obama? Obama droped over 26,000 bombs on the ME in 2016.

The USA has bombed are been at endless ware with the ME for a long time

Syria has become a zone of warfare that is dragging the Kurds into a fight with Turkey and absulutly to close  American soldiers have killed or been killed.

He is a list of countries the US has been involved in open warfare with since only 1980 complied by  military historian and former U.S. Army Col. Andrew Bacevich:

Iran (1980, 1987-1988), Libya (1981, 1986, 1989, 2011), Lebanon (1983), Kuwait (1991), Iraq (1991-2011, 2014-), Somalia (1992-1993, 2007-), Bosnia (1995), Saudi Arabia (1991, 1996), Afghanistan (1998, 2001-), Sudan (1998), Kosovo (1999), Yemen (2000, 2002-), Pakistan (2004-) and now Syria.

Not to mention covert Support and oppression of Egypt and the work of government or private contrators as muscle for the despotic regime of Saudi Arabia.

Is supporting the illegal and deadly occupation of Palestine “meddling”?

The worst being Palestine. Palestine a total violent theft of an entire nation.

You can’t blame that one on the evil white British they were attacked as well.

The US was made because of the 444 day hostage “crisis “ in Iran.   Will Kermit Roosevelt of CIA toppled the whole dam country. I ask you what is worse?

Well the USA toppled the democraticly elected  ruler of Iran.  Would you rather have Russia bots on face

I am sorry when a kid gets shot  by the cops in a case when the cop was wrong. But I am sorry lets be real the pain the death and horror of the over though of mossedch in Iran is so much worse.

How about  the pitting of Iran and Iraq against one another in a bloodbath that surpassed even the American Civil war itself.

Oh wait also openly admitted the diliberat strat of target assassination and formenting of bloddy civial war in Lebonon. And on and on I know he is a smokescreen but read Chompsky.

The liberal professors acdemics big shots war profesteress love to overthrow  electionsand countries. The gush over it and live to “condem it” when it is far to late.  What is next China” Oh goody goody. Some day and that day is coming they will bite off more then then can chew.

I will take allged Russia bot meddelying over all  these other kinds of meddling anytime over the kinds of things that have been done in “helping nations become free and democratic” Thanks but no thanks Soros Kissenger and all the rest of them.

America now has a taste for election “meddling” For better or for worse the UK chose Brexit and now that may have that overturned as well. Trump has announced he will run again in 2020 and Putin will win in 2018.

But there will be meddling by the “1%” count on it.

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ed note–yes, the typical blabber for which Jews have been historically famous, but some very important nuggets to consider for their geo-political importance.

Again, as we point out here ad nauseum, the Jews, being after all the ‘people of the book’ means that everything about them–past, present, and future–is directly linked to what is written in that book known as the Torah, as well as its ‘new and improved’ version, the Talmud. The repeating tale of empires being brought low by Jewish hands, whether it is Egypt, Babylon, Greece, Assyria or Persia, should never be considered some historical event that has no current relevance to them, as they consider it their yahweh-given duty to repeat the feats of their ancestors throughout the continuance of human events ad eternam.

Please note how our esteemed Hebraic author ends his piece–

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