"Nuclear War Much More Likely" Paul Craig Roberts: In Dangerous World, Putin Will Not Trust America

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Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com,

Don’t be fooled by appearances.

President Trump is only at war with the Deep State on one level.

On another, the Deep State already run everything – when it comes to foreign policy, economics, politics and the mainstream narrative that is meant to set & sync headlines, clocks and consumer habits around the world.

War is brewing, as Trump hinted strongly in his upstart presidential campaign, but it will come, ultimately, at the terms of the long-running organ that actually steers U.S. policy.

After a very dubious “chemical attack” in Syria to stir the pot (the White Helmets did not even use gloves when picking up, touching and treating supposedly contaminated children), it is clear that war could erupt overnight with any number of middle eastern ‘enemies,’ or with North Korea, Russia or just about anyone else.

And one narrative that has been almost constant from the establishment power base and their media lapdogs during the last cycle has been dogging Russia in anyway it can – from baseless hacking accusations, to controversial sanctions talks, to attributing ultimate responsibility for chemical warfare attacks.

One can clearly see that a fight is being picked. If the story doesn’t fit, they’ll force it, or just find another excuse.

This, in short, is why the well respected Paul Craig Roberts says we are one step closer to “going poof” – it is three steps back to the thermonuclear cold war, only this time the leaders aren’t even attempting to work it out diplomatically.

According to Dr. Roberts, foreign policy figures in the days of Kennedy and Krushchev were actually attempting to trust and deescalate, fearful of setting things off.

Today, foreign policy men and woman seem dogged and emboldened by the chance for destruction.

As USA Watchdog reported:

Dr. Roberts, formerly a top editor at the Wall Street Journal, says nuclear war is the most dire problem Americans face. This comes at a time when trust between Russia and America is at all-time lows.  Dr. Roberts says, “The danger is both warning systems, ours and the Soviets (Russians).  During the period of the cold war, there were many false alarms of incoming missiles.  Both sides would see incoming missiles, and yet no one believed it, and the reason they didn’t believe it was that the governments were working together to defuse tensions.”

 

“You had Kennedy with Khrushchev.  You had Nixon who gave us SALT-1, an anti-ballistic missile treaty.  You had Carter who gave us SALT-2.  You had Reagan and Gorbachev who ended the cold war.  So, all during these periods when false information of incoming missiles came in, no one believed it, but if you have distrust between the two powers as we now have, and Putin has said on a number of occasions we can no longer trust the Americans, if you can’t trust and you get incoming missile alerts, you are much more inclined to believe it.  So, the prospect of nuclear war is more likely.  Washington and the media . . . are creating distrust among their populations with Russia with this constant anti-Russian propaganda.  With all this bogus and false allegations about Russia. . . . the chances of all this going poof are very high.”

via Greg Hunter’s YouTube channel

 

Combine all the mistrust, aggression and attempts to conflate conflicts into a larger disaster.

The debt situation, the economics and the social indicators are all abysmal and depressing. The morale of the country has devolved, and mutated strangely with the pockets of information and counter-information that reside online.

And there are those who’d prefer to torch things off, collect on military industrial contracts during prolonged war, and start things over when people have sobered up to the grim new realities.

These will be trying times.

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Francis Marx's picture

Putin will not trust America? I don't trust America and I am American!

Belrev's picture

Putin never trusted America or Trump. He was waiting to see the actions of the new administration before making a judgement. The mood is now that it is same old shit. Russia has never paused or slowed down its military build up and modernization. For good reason.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOLpt3JNYdM

07564111's picture

The US fucked. All those guns and not one man to hold them.
Cowards you are.

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Comtrend (not verified) 07564111 Apr 7, 2017 12:51 AM

Let's forget about nuclear war for a minute, and clear our heads with something more suitable: T&A

All You Need to Know About Tiger Woods’ Rumoured Girlfriend

 

Maybe if Melania were more in DC with Trumpo, he wouldn't be so trigger happy

jefferson32's picture

Paul Craig Roberts, member of the CNP (right-wing CFR, i.e. the other side of the dialectic). Full-time Trump cheerleader during the campaign. No thank you.

ThirdWorldDude's picture

And just like that, Condi Rice and Obama's illegal eavesdropping & unmasking orders were removed from the front page...

FKostanza's picture

As much as I disliked HRC, she was right about one thing, Trump is a sock puppet. And every week he's got a different fist in him.

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This is so much horseshit...crap clickbait at its worst.  Putin isn't going to engage in a nuclear war with us because Assad used sarin on his own people.  If Russia or China engage in a nuke battle with the US it will be the end of the world and they know it:  no winners.  Li was with Trump today so I think he has a good read on the Chinese and Putin said that Russian support of Assad is not unconditional.  This was a simple message to Assad, you can stay in control but behave yourself.  Reagan did this to Quaddafi when he put a dummy bomb on his doorstep. Quaddafi's behavior was positively modified as a result.

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Comtrend (not verified) eatthebanksters Apr 7, 2017 1:00 AM

You're too optimistic.

Trump doesn't know shit. He's spoon fed by Bannon, and other "advisors"

And since Bannon was sidelined, he's spoon fed only Deep State neocon SHIT.

This and/or they have something on him. Something YUGE.

A billionaire dandy as himself surely made some mistakes during his 70yr of life. And the zionists ALWAYS keep records on goys

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From what i hear it was at least honey covered shit!!

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07564111's picture

eatthebankers is still under the mistaken impression that the opinion of the US counts for anything. Yet another tard who thinks that appeasement is something the world engage in with regards the Zionist filth that infests DC.

My fingers to your eyes pindostan trash..from today, you are living on borrowed time.

BobEore's picture

So Mac Slavo says that

Greg Hunter says that

"Dr. Roberts, formerly a top editor at the Wall Street Journal, says nuclear war is the most dire problem Americans face"

Gang of ghouls making fools of anyone stupid enough to read their tabloid trash.

"Dr Roberts" - recycled Reagan Era bureaucrat relaunched as Action Hero agit-prop figure run amok is - similar to "Dr Smith"... LOST IN SPACE...

talking in loops of loopy logic to anyone who will listen

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfh-YY465HA "Dr Smith and the Robot"

A Good Psyop needs great media abettors - CPR is a superstar among them.

Nexus789's picture

Assad did not sanction the use of chemicals boofhead. Not this time or previously. The so called rescuers were apparently treating people without protective clothing (you can find it and view yourself). Sarin kills almost instantly without protection. 

dobermangang's picture

"The President must get Congressional approval before attacking Syria-big mistake if he does not!" - Donald J. Trump

Belrev's picture

It is different this time.

BlindMonkey's picture

America never makes the same mistake twice.   We need to make the same mistake 5-6 times to be sure.

oncefired's picture

Trump should make it a point to be on the Phone with Putin Tomorrow!

BobEore's picture

As we enter a "Day of the Triffids-like" state of post-reality with this washout of a psyop NEWS SPECTACLE, it would be good to remember that the capacity to think critically in the midst of madness will come in handy - for those wishing to avoid getting COMPLETELY roped in to this false flag madness.

Baudrillard's description: as the shreds of the Ottoman Empire still rot and decay across the map of the middle east, their embodied 'vestiges' - countries such as Libya, Syria, Iraq and now Turkey have all entered that state of 'hyperreality' he so presciently announced. "Models" of a real without origin or reality - these bombings, invasions, rebellions and programmatic state terror - are all staged, unreal manifestations of a post-reality age which we live in are imprisoned in https://storify.com/SuaveBel/antinominian

Just as that same REPORTER OF THE REAL wrote of a previous meta-fictional media event disguised as a real "war" -THE GULF WAR DID NOT TAKE PLACE

THIS mass media spectacle is only comprehensible as a follow up to others of it's type. (911 being the grandaddy of em all!) Behind the noise:

"It's essential to our task in rounding out any picture of the current situation that we find the owners of these false storylines and identify their motives. For that, we need turn to the just finished Warsaw meeting of NATO. Where, for the first time, Israel has been legally allowed to participate, since Turkey dropped it's veto. Since May, the zionist entity as well as Bahreïn, Jordan, Qatar and Kuwait all have representation at NATO headquarters. This de facto alliance of Arab and Israeli state terror is a development which furthers the developing pincer movements against Syria, Iraq and Iran." https://storify.com/SuaveBel/syrian-endgame-a-shifting-of-desert-sands
ZATO moves into full flower - watch as the Muddled East once again becomes playground for an alliance of Evil - and armies of complicit media compete for the spoils!

 

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The Road to World War III: Can the Dark forces of anti-Freedom trump Humanity? Kindle Edition

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buckstopshere's picture

US warships are in grave danger of retaliation.

A loss of a US warship will sting and may be seen as appropriate tit-for-tat exchange by the Syrian leadership.

Raffie's picture

That could spark the tider box real fast.

So when are we leaving NATO again?

Bay of Pigs's picture

The whole country is in grave danger.

We shall reap the whirlwind.

Is-Be's picture

I gave one of your videos about 30 seconds of my time.

QuantumEasing's picture

Congrats; you're an asshole as well as an idiot. And I'm sure you put in a similar effort at home with your wife.

So have you claimed the million Euro prize for proving newks are real?

http://heiwaco.tripod.com/bomb.htm

Easy money since you're so certain. You just have to show unmoderated fast neutrons can initiate a sustained chain reaction.

It's like living in the Dark Ages trying to explain to a bunch of filthy illiterate cultists the world is not in fact flat. ANYONE who puts belief ahead of critical thought is on the same level.

Wondering how many minds will snap when it finally comes out (and it's getting close, enough people are starting to doubt).

The trouble for ((The People)) is, you simply can't fake the effects that have been mythologized over the past 70 years (outside of a controlled studio, that is).

If 19 cave-dwelling goat-jockeys could allegedly conceive of, plan, and execute the most complex op in history, securing two chunks of U-235 and banging them together at 3000 fps would have been orders of magnitude easier. It's 1920's level technology. I'm wondering how many attempts have taken place, but failed because they simply can't work.

You may now return to worshiping your ((Masters)).

Lost in translation's picture

Indeed we shall.

This government is calling Judgment down on the land and has been, for many years.

We will pay, this time. The world has had enough US government killing.

eatthebanksters's picture

Who is going to sink one of our warships?  Russia?  Nah, they aren't going to escalate.

LetThemEatRand's picture

At least I know I'm in good company with PCR thinking (before the election) that Trump may be different.  

TeamDepends's picture

We'll meet again
Don't know where
Don't know when
But I know we'll meet again
Some sunny day

Ignatius's picture

"Mein Fuhrer, I can walk!"

QuantumEasing's picture

Oh, I stopped worrying, alright.

I'm fond of The Bomb, but don't love it. Mostly because I know IT'S FAKE.

Hilarious how everyone fears a "weapon" that has never been used in combat, and never killed anyone.

((The People)) are the best marketers in the world, bar none.

Dougs Decks's picture

Look Mama,,, There's an airplane up in the Sky,,,

buckstopshere's picture

The Russians will establish a no-fly zone.

The Syrian airspace will be closed to US fighters.

HomeBrewPrepper's picture

Who needs fighter jets when you have tomahawks

Too bad the SA-23 Didn't shoot them down
That would have been entertaining

The Giant is one of the most advanced SAMs in the world and is roughly equivalent to the Patriot PAC-3 missile system. It was primarily designed to shoot down tactical ballistic missiles such as the Scud and is radar-guided with a 300-pound warhead in tow. Two missiles are carried on a tank-like launcher that can be ready for action in 5 minutes.

The SA-23 is designed to work in firing batteries of several launch vehicles, a surveillance radar, sector radar, guidance radar, and command and control vehicles. One SA-23 battery can detect up to 200 targets, actively track twelve, and steer six missiles towards their targets simultaneously.

meditate_vigorously's picture

I fucking guarantee the Russians will deploy the s-600 by the weeks end and then it is either America be killed or get the fuck out of the middle compost heap.

ebworthen's picture

I was going to say something really dark but I changed my mind.

runnymede's picture

+1 on the self restraint.
Shows you're not in your first rodeo.

buckstopshere's picture

The Dow will be down more than 600 tomorrow.

TahoeBilly2012's picture

Why didn't Russia hit the Tomhawks with the s400 system?

FullHedge's picture

Pretty sure those are anti aircraft, not anti missile...

Laughing.Man's picture

True but you would think that it'd be easier to hit a cruise missle than a jet fighter.

Fake Trump's picture

Flash crash. Black Swan is here. 

two hoots's picture

Kim just received his warning. Trump is for real.

besnook's picture

the usa just received its warning. the zionazis rule the usa.