"We understand," Baker continued, "that not only for the Soviet Union but for other
European countries as well it is important to have guarantees that if the United States
keeps its presence in Germany within the framework of NATO, not an inch of NATO's
present military jurisdiction will spread in an eastern direction [emphasis added]."
Indeed, the proposed U.S. approach to negotiating terms for ending Germany's division
would "guarantee that Germany's unification will not lead to NATO's military
organization spreading to the east."
[Putin's interference in thwarting the neocons' dream of a
Syrian 'regime change' war moved Putin to the top of their enemies'
list--Robert Parry, "The Kagans Are Back; Wars to Follow,"
Consortiumnews.com, March 15, 2017]
Dave Majumdar, "Newly Declassified Documents: Gorbachev Told NATO Wouldn't
Move Past East German Border," nationalinterest.org, December 12, 2017
[Stepan Bandera were recruited by a Nazi intelligence organization to commit espionage
and sabotage against the Soviet Union--Sam Shipman, "The roots of
fascism in Ukraine: From Nazi collaboration to Maidan," liberationschool.org,
January 4, 2018]
John Pilger, "Skripal case is a carefully-constructed drama," RT, March 18, 2018
Out of Control: Ukraine's Rogue Militias, VICE International, May 25, 2018
[Not only do they only operate in rebel-controlled areas but they are a source of
propaganda about the war, indeed their very existence is an element in the larger
propaganda campaign to rally international support for a "regime change" war in Syria.
The "White Helmets" brand was conceived and directed by a New York-based marketing
company named "The Syria Campaign," which itself was "incubated" by a larger politically
oriented marketing company called Purpose.--Rick Sterling, The
'White Helmets' Controversy," consortiumnews.com, July 22, 2018]
[We are referring, of course, to the legendary George F. Kennan, who
had been ambassador to Russia during the Stalinist era and had authored the famous "X"
article in Foreign Affairs published in 1947. The latter laid out the subsequent US
policy of Soviet 'containment' and was the foundational document for the creation of
NATO in 1949.--David
Stockman, "George Kennan Warned NATO Expansion Would Lead to
This," antiwar.com, February 24, 2022]
Ukraine: Questions for the US Anti-War Movement w/ Abby Martin & Brian Becker, Empire Files, February 26, 2022
Why Russia is Invading Ukraine, RealLifeLore, February 26, 2022
[The far-right neo-Nazi group has expanded to become part of Ukraine's armed forces,
a street militia and a political party.--"Profile:
Who are Ukraine's far-right Azov regiment?," spectatorworld.com, March 1, 2022]
[Viewing the Ukraine war as starting with the current Russian invasion leads to very
different conclusions than if you consider that the starting point of this war was the
2014 US-orchestrated coup in Ukraine.--Roger Harris , "When
Did the Ukraine War Begin?," counterpunch.org, March 10, 2022]
Headline Buster: The Russia-Ukraine conflict, CGTN, March 11, 2022
[Ukrainians were the most God-awful Jew-killers in the WWII, actually worse than
the Germans. They killed thousands of Jews in Kiev and elsewhere, led by their
presently admired Bandera.--Israel Shamir, "Tel Aviv
Colour Revolution," unz.com, May 27, 2023]
Drones Hitting Russia. Is Russian defense weak? Col Doug Macgregor, June 1, 2023 --
Every time Biden speaks the war escalates