Why do the media paint North Korea as a freak state when the reality of their predicament is blatantly obvious?
In case we don’t know, President Putin explains the logic.
The use of sanctions by the US can be equally as devastating as ‘shock and awe’, depending on how integrated the ‘victim’ is. Because Iraq was a relatively advanced country and it’s health system was inclusive and widespread, the US and it’s allies sanctions were devastating and it’s been reported that up to half a million infants and children died for want of very basic medication, previously supplied by the West. However, in the case of North Korea, it’s people have been deprived modern health solutions because of it’s isolation. President Putin explains the logic very clearly in the short video.
Without a doubt, there is no world leader that speaks with such clarity as Putin. No matter what the issue, he tries to explain what he thinks and why he thinks it. The dishonesty and evasion in Western politics is exactly the opposite.
A program by the BBC, World’s Busiest Cities, gave a fascinating insight into Russian life, specifically in Moscow. Towards the end of the film, a Russian woman explained how she faced eviction and that she was only being offered a fraction of the price (as compensation) to what it would cost to buy one of the newly built apartments that would replace her present one. There was a comment by the narrator that because of this ‘Russia still had things to learn’.
The insinuation that this couldn’t happen here in the UK, presumably because our society is fairer, was clear. The truth is very different. Exactly the same problems have occurred in London, an example was actually filmed by the BBC a couple of years ago. Property developers are no different in London than they are in Moscow or anywhere else. It’s a shame the BBC ended a very informative program by returning to it’s standard level of hypocrisy.
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Syrian authorities are demanding an inquiry into the circumstances of crowd controlling chemical weapons being found during raids on extremist elements at two locations in Syria. The substances are banned in war zones and their supply should be under strict supervision. It’s incomprehensible that these weapons cannot be traced, considering the very limited groups they supply, presumably police forces around the world.
Despite mainstream media having completely ignored the revelations, serious questions need to be answered about how these licensed products came to be in the hands of dangerous criminals. The British company alleged to be involved are Chemring Defence UK but have been widely quoted as being called ‘Cherming’ Defence UK.
The British government is strongly compelled to investigate these accusations, especially considering UK support for the US strikes on Syria, after they were accused of using chemical weapons against civilians. In reality, these two instances are incomparable. The Syrians have the evidence that a British company have either directly or indirectly supplied known terrorists with banned weapons. The British government had no evidence that the Syrian authorities were involved in the Khan Sheikhoun atrocity, or indeed any of the other chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Yet ‘our’ support for President Trumps attack on a country that had not threatened us in any way, was unequivocal.
Just like the mainstream media, I expect the British government to ignore these charges but I will attempt to bring it to the attention of my regional representative and be asking for clarification regarding what credentials are required for buyers who are allowed to purchase these substances and what safeguards are in place to stop them getting into hands of terrorists.
…. Not that they are unique in this respect.
‘Trump demands Maduro regime in Venezuela release ‘illegally’ held opposition leaders’
…Even though Israel routinely arrest or assassinate Palestinian leaders without a word of condemnation. Not to mention the hundreds of families terrorised by the Israeli Defence Force with their deliberate night time raids on those living in the West Bank. So why are the Americans suddenly so concerned with the rule of law regarding Venezuela?
The word ‘regime’ gives us a clue. ‘Regime’ is a code word for governments that aren’t helpful (read: compliant) to US demands and Venezuela has been in the crosshairs since the days of Hugo Chavez. In fact, any government that gives its citizens precedence over US corporation ambitions will ultimately be on the the ‘regime change’ list. No support for those protesters in Saudi Arabia who have the temerity to offer polite rejection to Saudi’s unparalleled human rights abuses but the violent, police killing opposition of Venezuela are portrayed as the epitome of democracy.
Of course, ‘the West’ has an aversion to dictators, unless they are under tight control. Our idea of democracy is to get the choice of two marginally different options, the electorate will be the losers no matter who we select. And that’s how it’s supposed to be. While the media try to sustain this illusion, everyone knows that the Emperor has no new clothes but no one mentions it for fear of being labelled a conspiracy theorist.
The politicians know that that the press and TV will repeat their policies and deviant maneuvering to the letter, supporting their subtle manipulation of the masses because the people in charge of both institutions are one and the same. The only reason Trump won in the US (without mainstream media backing) was because Hillary Clinton was so clearly unelectable.
Self appointed judge?
In a logical world, there must surely be (as a basic requirement) consistency, if nothing else? There isn’t. So that is a fundamental failure at the first hurdle. The US (primarily) and it’s lapdogs appear to know what is best for the rest of the world. The US, just like the majority of bullies, surrounds itself with agreeable nations but does this guarantee the groups conclusions are fair and just? That’s a bit like suggesting a lynch mob have exhausted all legal means.
The sanctions against Russia are trade based. The Americans are trying to sell Europe a more expensive gas energy supply. The problem is that Europe is very dependent on Russian gas. Even with it’s allies, the US insists that favourable treaties also benefit the recipient when it’s blatantly obvious that they are being ripped off.
The UK/US extradition treaty is just one example. The US can demand the extradition of a UK citizen with minimal evidence. For the UK to do likewise, the evidence needs to be overwhelming. Only government intervention has prevented numerous vulnerable British citizens from being flown to the US, even though the barbaric US prison system should rule out extradition on the basis of Human Rights alone.
Research reveals that most of our politicians in the UK are involved in various friends of Israel groups. That’s across the board of our mainstream political parties. What is odd about that you may ask…Well, nothing if equal amounts were affiliated to pro Palestinian groups. So far as I’m aware only a very small number of politicians defend Palestinian rights, never mind join ‘Friends of Palestine’. I don’t even know if these types of groups exist. My conclusion is that on the surface these politicians try to show us how much they differ in policies but in actual fact, when you scratch the surface, it’s just a very large wealthy club that look after each others interests.
The events in Paris would indicate that this isn’t just a UK politician problem.
This picture was taken at the hand over of power from Sarkozy to Hollande.
This picture was taken just this week when the two men met with regards the terrorist attack in Paris.
However, the last I knew Sarkozy was being accused of ….Here is a quote from The Independent newspaper.