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The Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity : Trump’s Neocons Reverse His Syria Withdrawal Plan

Posted by M. C. on January 8, 2019

Has he noticed recent polls showing that the majority of the American people agree with him? Why is he so intimidated by the neocons?

http://ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2019/january/07/trump-s-neocons-reverse-his-syria-withdrawal-plan/

written by ron paul

I’m starting to wonder whether President Trump has any power over US foreign policy at all. Many people believe that the US president is just a figurehead, with actual foreign policy firmly in the hands of the deep state. Trump’s latest dramatic U-turn on pulling troops from Syria certainly feeds such theories.

When President Trump announced just a couple of weeks ago that the US was removing its troops from Syria and possibly reducing troops from Afghanistan, the neocons, the media, the military-industrial complex, and the left-wing “never-Trump” people were livid. They were silent when President Obama made the horrible decision to overthrow Assad in Syria and sent weapons to jihadists to do so. They never said a word when billions of dollars were committed to this immoral and dangerous “regime change” policy. They weren’t interested in the rule of law when President Obama thumbed his nose at Congress and sent troops into Syria.

But when President Trump declared the obvious – that ISIS was effectively defeated and that we had no business being in Syria – these above groups in unison declared that actually bringing US troops home was a “gift to Russia.” Read the rest of this entry »

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On Iran, the Neocons Are No Ronald Reagan | The American Conservative

Posted by M. C. on August 14, 2018

https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/on-iran-the-neocons-are-no-ronald-reagan/

By BARBARA SLAVIN

In their pursuit of a policy of maximum pressure on Iran, America’s neoconservatives have pushed a nostalgic narrative: the Trump administration can bring down Iran’s theocracy the way that the Reagan administration helped defeat and dissolve the Soviet Union.

This comparison has been advanced by the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD), which promotes draconian sanctions against the Islamic Republic. Its arguments figured prominently in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent speechat the Reagan library in which he asserted that Iran is still a revolutionary regime “committed to spreading the revolution to other countries, by force if necessary.”… Read the rest of this entry »

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The Pentagon Is Ramping Up The High Quality Bullshit About Afghanistan

Posted by M. C. on March 27, 2018

Make no mistake: the neocons are back and looking for another war. They’ve got the president’s ear. Iran? North Korea? Russia? China? Who’s next for the warmongers?

http://www.ronpaulinstitute.org/archives/featured-articles/2018/march/26/neocons-are-back-with-a-big-war-budget-and-big-war-plans/

written by ron paul

Even President Trump admitted the bill was horrible. As he said in the signing ceremony, “there are a lot of things that we shouldn’t have had in this bill, but we were, in a sense, forced — if we want to build our military…”

This is why I often say: forget about needing a third political party – we need a second political party! Trump is admitting that to fuel the warfare state and enrich the military-industrial complex, it was necessary to dump endless tax dollars into the welfare state.

But no one “forced” President Trump to sign the bill. His party controls both houses of Congress. He knows that no one in Washington cares about deficits so he was more than willing to spread some Fed-created money at home to get his massive war spending boost.

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Bad Moon Rising, by Philip Giraldi – The Unz Review

Posted by M. C. on December 13, 2017

Tom is completely owned by the Israel Lobby.

Haley really is stupid. And ambitious. And is also owned by the Israel Lobby, which appears to be a thread that runs its way through all the Trump foreign policy appointees.

There seems to be common threads in US foreign policy.

http://www.unz.com/pgiraldi/bad-moon-rising/

Some Washington observers who actually care about such things have been writing how there has been a kumbaya process going on between self-described conservative neocons and liberal interventionists. Katrina vanden Heuvel describes the progressive hawks as “the essential-country crowd,” borrowing a phrase from ex-Secretary of State Madeleine Albright… Read the rest of this entry »

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Neocons Leverage Trump-Hate for More Wars

Posted by M. C. on August 8, 2017

It seems ironic that ‘go along to get along’ now requires advocating war.

https://consortiumnews.com/2017/08/05/neocons-leverage-trump-hate-for-more-wars/

But neocons’ most astonishing success over the past year may have been how they have pulled liberals and even some progressives into the neocon strategies for war and more war, largely by exploiting the Left’s disgust with President Trump.

People who would normally favor international cooperation toward peaceful resolution of conflicts have joined the neocons in ratcheting up global tensions and making progress toward peace far more difficult. Read the rest of this entry »

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A “color revolution” is under way in the United States – The Unz Review

Posted by M. C. on February 1, 2017

http://www.unz.com/tsaker/a-color-revolution-is-under-way-in-the-united-states/

This is all absolutely crazy because this is evidence that the US intelligence community has gone rogue and is now taking its orders from the Neocons and their deep state and not from the President and that these agencies are now acting against the interests of the new President.
This is not news. The three letter agencies have always been run by the deep state. 

The Brothers, The CIA and the Cult of Intelligence, anything by Peter Dale Scott, MKUltra. It is all out there. The government we see is a ruse.

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