Former Congressman Ron Paul warns the US government knows "more than it is telling" about the Malaysian aircraft that crashed in eastern Ukraine last month, killing 298 people on board and seriously damaging US-Russian relations in the process. In an apparent effort to provide some balance of opinion against what he calls "war propaganda", Paul issued the following succinct statement:
The U.S. government has grown strangely quiet on the accusation that it was Russia or her allies that brought down the Malaysian airliner with a buk anti-aircraft missile.
The little that we have heard from U.S. intelligence is that it has no evidence that Russia was involved. Yet the war propaganda was successful in convincing the American public that it was all Russia’s fault. It’s hard to believe that the U.S., with all of its spy satellites available for monitoring everything in Ukraine that precise proof of who did what and when is not available.
When evidence contradicts our government’s accusations, the evidence is never revealed to the public - for national security reasons, of course. Some independent sources claim that the crash site revealed evidence that bullet holes may have come from a fighter jet. If true, it would implicate western Ukraine.
Questions do remain regarding the serious international incident. Too bad we can’t count on our government to just tell us the truth and show us the evidence.
I’m convinced that it knows a lot more than it’s telling us.
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