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Posted on 13 May 2014 by

Wikileaks: US Knew Exactly How To Provoke Russia

Back in 2008 the Ukraine had already expressed its plans for NATO membership at the NATO Bucharest Summit. Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov and other senior officials have reiterated strong opposition at the time, stressing that Russia would view further NATO eastward expansion as a potential military threat. From Wikileaks (2008):

NATO Enlargement “Potential Military Threat to Russia”

During his annual review of Russia’s foreign policy January 22-23, Foreign Minister Lavrov stressed that Russia had to view continued eastward expansion of NATO, particularly to Ukraine and Georgia, as a potential military threat. While Russia might believe statements from the West that NATO was not directed against Russia, when one looked at recent military activities in NATO countries (establishment of U.S. forward operating locations, etc.) they had to be evaluated not by stated intentions but by potential. …Lavrov emphasized that Russia was convinced that enlargement was not based on security reasons, but was a legacy of the Cold War.

Ukraine and Georgia’s NATO aspirations not only touch a raw nerve in Russia, they engender serious concerns about the consequences for stability in the region. Not only does Russia perceive encirclement, and efforts to undermine Russia’s influence in the region, but it also fears unpredictable and uncontrolled consequences which would seriously affect Russian security interests. Experts tell us that Russia is particularly worried that the strong divisions in Ukraine over NATO membership, with much of the ethnic-Russian community against membership, could lead to a major split, involving violence or at worst, civil war. In that eventuality, Russia would have to decide whether to intervene; a decision Russia does not want to have to face.

…Ukraine’s gradual shift towards the West was one thing, its preemptive status as a de jure U.S. military ally another.

NATO members

And so the stage was set for the US to pressure Russia’s strength in the region. What followed was a good old fashioned CIA coup in Kiev, after which 400 elite mercenaries from the notorious US private security firm Academi (formerly Blackwater) joined the Ukrainian military operation against the ethnic-Russian community in Eastern Ukraine. All part of the US its primary objective; to maintain global power and the US dollar hegemony.

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  • Cynic Dunnit Got The T-Shirt

    Sound Engineer > Gold Guru > Ace Political Analyst in 12 months flat!

    no bad going!

    • Charles_Tanne

      In the Land of King World News, even the wilfully blind appear to have 20:20 vision

      • DameEdnasPossum

        And thanks Chuck for providing exhibit A.

        The subset of our species that will argue that it’s dark even though they are bathed in light.

        You can’t fix stupid.

    • DameEdnasPossum

      Just goes to show that there’s no excuse for being ignorant.

      It’s not rocket science…it only requires one to open his/ her mind and think for him/ herself.

      Unfortunately too many people would wrap themselves in their security blanket of ignorance, apathy and stupidity.

  • Dark Horse

    Great article Koos.

    Have you read this about Switzerland CBs gold.

    Interested in your thoughts or if you have heard anything through your Swiss refiner contacts?


    • DameEdnasPossum

      Here’s a thought…thanks for your bullion Swiss bitchez.

      I’ll happily sell some of it back to you at 20,000 clown bux per ounce but you better hurry as the offer closes shortly, after which the price goes up…

  • Lulzasaur

    hi Koos, do you have any thoughts on the following article. I know the source is ZH, but I thought it was relevant and wanted to get your input:


    • DameEdnasPossum

      “I know the source is zerohedge…” What? Are you suggesting that everything reported on ZH is nonsense and should be treated with scepticism and disdain?

      I think there are plenty of very credible stories posted there, especially compared with the MSM presstitute propaganda machine.

      Why don’t you send a few emails to our friendly neighbourhood bullion fixers advising them that there will be gallows on Trafalgar Square waiting for them, along with a happy crowd to merrily bid them farewell.

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