Did A Blonde Blogger Inspire Trump’s Air Strikes on Syria?

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 Did A Blonde Blogger Inspire Trump’s Air Strikes on Syria?

Written by Peter Diekmeyer (CLICK HERE FOR ORIGINAL)

 

 

Donald Trump’s order of US air strikes on Syria last week provides investors with a sobering taste of what the coming four years could look like on the global-macro front.

The US attacks, against a seventh* Muslim country in less than three months, just days after his administration signaled tolerance for the Assad regime, portray an inexperienced and impulsive President with few checks on his behavior.

Trump is thus seemingly at the mercy of the last advisor he speaks to, or whatever information he picks up watching late night TV or surfing the Internet - his main sources of news.

We’ll get to that later. Let’s start by considering the radically-changed geopolitical environment.

The worst US foreign policy blunder since Bush

Let’s be blunt: The Trump Administration’s attack on Syria will rank as the worst US foreign policy mistake since the Bush Administration’s War on Iraq. It will almost certainly set the tone for the balance of Trump’s mandate, locking America into a trap, which it will be hard to back out of.

During the US election campaign, then-candidate Trump inspired hope that although his administration would carry a big stick, it would be less belligerent. Those hopes are gone, for several reasons.

Violation of US and international law

The first is that the Trump Administration’s strikes against Syria were launched without approval from Congress, the United Nations, nor any international body.

This marks a step up from actions against the other six Muslim countries that America has attacked* this year (Libya, Afghanistan, Yemen, Pakistan, Iraq and Somalia) where attempts were made to get some legal cover.

The message to American adversaries is clear: unless they get under a nuclear umbrella, held by Russia or China, they too are vulnerable.

War with Islam

Second, the Trump Administration’s air strikes on Syria come in the wake of a long record of rhetoric that gives increasing numbers of ordinary Muslims cause to believe that America is at war with Islam itself.

Barack Obama, whatever his faults, was regarded by much of the Muslim world as doing his best to hold back the US Deep State. After Syria, no one will believe that about Trump.

Strengthening the SCO

Third, the US air strikes against a Russian ally end any possibility of America splitting Russia from its deepening partnership with China. Indeed they create huge incentives for the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, of which both countries are members, to strengthen their quasi-military partnership, and for other non-aligned nations, particularly Iran, to join.

The “United State of Fear”

Fourth, and most important, will be the effects on an American public, most of whom could not spell the names of the countries that their government has attacked, nor find them on a map.

Most Americans, not knowing who their enemies are, nor when they might retaliate, will thus spend the next four years in an uneasy “state of fear,” that will render effective judgement nearly impossible when the next crisis occurs.

One anecdote illustrates the scale of the challenge. A 2015 survey by Public Policy Polling asked Republican primary voters: “Would you support or oppose bombing Agrabah?” Respondents overwhelmingly favored bombing.

Thing is, Agrabah, which has an Arabic/Muslim sounding name, is a fictional country. It does not exist.

Is Trump watching Lauren Southern?

The dangers of inflammatory talk during a time of growing American Islamophobia was dramatically illustrated two weeks before the Trump attacks, by Lauren Southern, a fast-rising ex-Rebel media star.

In a shock video produced to build up her new channel Southern, author of Barbarians: How Baby Boomers, Immigrants, and Islam Screwed My Generation, launched a tirade against Muslims, new Americans and the decline in Western values.

“We have to deal with a sickness within ourselves and inside our culture,” said Southern. “I don’t think that high birth rates in a rapidly growing immigrant community, that suffers from rampant radicalization, is a recipe for success.”

Southern concluded by calling for the rise of “strong” men to take on the challenge.

The idea that Donald Trump was one of the more than 500,000 viewers who watched Southern’s video seems preposterous.

However investors now face a world in which there would be few restraints if a US President, with a penchant for beautiful young blondes, the Alt-Right and late night Internet surfing, did in fact stumble across unusual content.

(Note: Southern, in a request for comment, said that her use of the term “strong” as it would apply to Trump meant “not caving to neo-con whims to start a war that is not beneficial to the West.”)

Perpetual war. Perpetual spending. Perpetual printing.

The global-macro backdrop in which America now finds itself provides considerable clarity about where the country is headed on the fiscal and monetary policy fronts.

In the United States, wars, ranging from the Second World War to Vietnam and Iraq, were all fought with increased spending, financed by printed and borrowed money.

The base case scenario, as America awaits possible strikes on Korea, Iran and other nations that the Trump Administration had threatened, has to be for bigger budgets, continued low interest rates and central bank balance sheet expansion, for as far as the eye can see.

* The following list only includes reported strikes which this researcher could expeditiously track down. The United States also has numerous covert programs.

Libya

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-libya-strike-idUSKBN15320U

Afghanistan

http://thegardenisland.com/news/world/us-cites-progress-against-islamic-state-in-afghanistan/article_044965b4-be25-54e5-8dfb-c6c8d4685d6d.html

Yemen

https://www.defense.gov/News/Article/Article/1139309/us-airstrikes-hit-terrorists-in-yemen

Pakistan

http://www.voanews.com/a/pakistani-militant-commander-reportedly-killed-in-us-drone-strike/3776029.html

Iraq

https://theintercept.com/2017/03/22/war-correspondents-describe-recent-u-s-airstrikes-in-iraq-syria-and-yemen/

Syria

https://theintercept.com/2017/03/22/war-correspondents-describe-recent-u-s-airstrikes-in-iraq-syria-and-yemen/

Somalia

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/usmilitary-now-authorized-conduct-offensive-airstrikes-somalia/story?id=46475314

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Did A Blonde Blogger Inspire Trump’s Air Strikes on Syria?

Written by Peter Diekmeyer (CLICK HERE FOR ORIGINAL)

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Beowulf55's picture

Luaren Southern?  Utter nonsense........

logicalman's picture

Countries.....

Arbitrary lines (fences) around large numbers of humans (cattle) run by predators who can cull the herd at will.

Without countries there could be no call to 'patriotism'

Take a look at this.

http://www.viralforest.com/watch-1000-years-european-borders-change/

The big feature is the ability of the predators to set one herd against another so that they, themselves, are never targeted.

Those lines were not change to suit the average Joe living there.

 

dexter_morgan's picture

We've always been at war with East Asia

Reaper's picture

The tomahawk strike was grovelling by Trump before McCain, Graham, Schumer, Pelosi et al..   Strong men don't grovel, nor be pushed into aggressive behavior, nor act tough with a sucker punch. 

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

This article is insane. Everyone on the alt-right is against this bombing. They/we want the West to get the hell out of Muslim countries (stop fighting Israel's wars) and kick Muslims out of western countries.

Half_Irish's picture

I'm thinking the whole thing is complicated, but the main issue is Israel.

 

The best way to help Israel deal with Iran's growing nuclear capability is to help the people of Syria overthrow the regime of Bashar Assad.

 

Source is Hillary emails via Wikileaks.  Maybe she didn't feel comfortable saying "help the terrorists overthrow the regime" in an email.

aliens is here's picture

I am not going to start a war base on her looks. She is ugly. It'll take a goddess for me to go to war with anyone. I mean the woman has to be drop dead hot.

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

Are you ghey? I'd go to war for her.

crossroaddemon's picture

Don't be a beta. If you're willing to jump through hoops for a woman you've already lost, and you are actually LESS likely to get laid. Learn to think of YOURSELF as the prize... not her.

GunnyG's picture

GOSPEL! I'm picky as hell about the women I date. I may not get quantity but I get quality. I taught my sons NEVER to beg for pussy or turn themselves into Betas. Not worth losing your self-respect over cooter.

crossroaddemon's picture

You can get both quantity AND quality if you work it right. Two tips:

1) Dating is for women you are already sleeping with. Don't buy her shit if you haven't seen her naked yet.

2) Married women are easy targets... especially if they're married to boring drones. You can get them really young, too... it usually only takes two or three years for a married girl to become disillusioned.

crossroaddemon's picture

Ugly? For real? Dude, she isn't drop dead gorgeous but I would totally fuck her.

crossroaddemon's picture

What brain-dead twit is downvoting fucking?

GunnyG's picture

No doubt the carpet matches the drapes! :)

logicalman's picture

An old friend of mine (female) once said...

When mixing up hair colour

Do a double batch.

That way you can have a snatch to match!

crossroaddemon's picture

One hopes, but 'twould be even better if the floor was bare...

GunnyG's picture

Or a tasty little furry landing strip!

Is-Be's picture

How would you know where to go

If not for the furry arrow?

Gnostech's picture

This is one of the dumbest things I've ever read. The alt-right is unanimous in its protest against the Syrian war, including a lot of the alt-light like Lauren Southern. I don't know what this author's agenda is but he should stick to huffing paint fumes.

nmewn's picture

Definitely one of the stupidest things I've read on ZH lately and there's been a bunch...lol.

GunnyG's picture

Agreed. Since I came back from the Gulf in 1992 I've been calling for the USA to mind its own fucking business. If they want to blow themselves up, cool. Lets sell them what they need, then kick back, pop a tab, and count our cash. From my standpoint, FTW. 

Is-Be's picture

Advice to kids.

Join someone else's army.

Then you can leave whenever the mood takes you.

biker's picture
biker (not verified) Apr 10, 2017 4:23 PM

Mcmaster, the top American inventor of rectal feeding. We should acknowledge his supreme commitment for humanity!

He is the Mcmaster of rectal feedery.

Who would have thought humans could eat with they ass. This nomination for noble peace prize for the research and implementation of ass menu and blended appetizer for the rearend. Clearly war has advanced mankind and given FREEDOM to asses around the globe. /s

Jim in MN's picture

If I listen to the things that you say

Everything would fall apart

If I did all the things that you do

Everything could fall apart

Let's not listen to the things that they say

Everything can fall apart

Let's think about our actions before we do them

Everything will fall apart

 

I got nothin to do

You got nothin to say

Everything is so fucked up

I guess we like it that way

Everything falls apart

Everything falls apart

 

--Husker Du, 'Everything Falls Apart' SST Records EP 1983

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0IzyQmDkJE

 

Poopy's picture
Poopy (not verified) Apr 10, 2017 3:39 PM

ATTENTION UNITED STATES "SERVICE" MEMBERS   (aka IDF Goyim&Schvartzes)

You have enlisted in the ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCES Armed Services to FIGHT SIDE BY SIDE WITH AL NUSRA, AL QAIDA, AND ISIS IN THE SYRIAN NATURAL GAS PIPELINE WAR.

THEREFORE, UNLESS YOU DISOBEY ILLEGAL ORDERS, YOU ARE THE ENEMY OF ALL FREEDOM LOVING PEOPLE, AND WILL BE TREATED AS SUCH.....WAR CRIMINALS

The J00 World Order's Quest to Break Russia's Current natural gas monopoly in Europe, by running the PROPOSED QATARI NATURAL GAS PIPELINE
THROUGH SYRIA,  WHETHER THE LAWFUL RULERS OF SYRIA WANT IT OR NOT, IS PLAINLY AN ILLEGAL ACT OF WAR BY THE U.S.

RUSSIA, THE LAST NON-J00 RUN WHITE COUNTRY MUST BE DESTROYED....FOR THE SAKE OF THE J00 WORLD ORDER!

THE NAZI-JOO-KIKE AIRFORCE JUST GOT ONE OF IT'S BOMBERS SHOT DOWN BY SYRIA, AND ARE WHINING LIKE SNIVELING LITTLE HITLERS.....
That's what you get for BOMBING YOUR NEIGHBORS, you HITLERIAN ANTI SEMITE NAZI-KIKES!

THE USAF KEEPS "ACCIDENTALLY" BOMBING THE SYRIAN ARMY TO HELP ISIS TOO....and how many times are we going to 'ACCIDENTALLY DROP WEAPONS AND SUPPLIES ON ISIS"????

OBAMA DID IT 237 TIMES!!!!

HOW MANY AMERICANS MUST DIE FOR THE J00 WORLD ORDER TO FLOURISH (AND AMERICA TO PERISH)?

THE 'NAZI J00 WORLD ORDER IS TRYING TO START A NUCLEAR WAR WITH RUSSIA....JUST LIKE I SAD OVER A YEAR AGO.....

YOU CAN'T HAVE A FREE AMERICA, A FREE EUROPE OR A FREE RUSSIA, AND A JO0 WORLD ORDER!

OPEN YOUR EYES, GOYIM AND SCHVARTZES.....START BY GOOGLING SEVEN JEWS MEDIA CONTROL.......

REMEMBER....YOU HEARD IT HERE FIRST.....

ORIGINAL POST 12-2015

"1) Steal the acquired wealth of all White Run countries. Destroy the middle class, destroy all white culture, demonize whites, Christians, heterosexuals

2) Flood all white countries with muslims, wetbax and all the scum Israel would never take.

3) Instigate a nuclear war with Russia, the last FREE WHITE RUN COUNTRY...because they won't commit suicide by INVADER!

4) ALL White countries Nuke each other, white problem solved, GREATER ISRAEL AND THE JOO WORLD ORDER CAN NOW FLOURISH!

Any questions, GOYIM SHEEPLETARDS?

3/8/17 UPDATE

1) QE1,QE2,QE3, ZIRP, OBAMACARE....WHAT??????THE JEW MEDIA NEVER REPORTED ON FEDERAL RESERVE JEW MONEY PRINTING???? REALLY?
7 TRILLION $$$ FOR THE JOOS, AND NONE FOR YOUSE!!!!

2) SEE EUROPE, N. AMERICA, AUSTRALIA, ISRAEL'S MUSLIM TRAVEL BAN, AND ((((((NEW))))ANTI-MUSLIM BORDER WALL...Paid 4 By U.S. Taxpayers!!!

3) SEE DAILY JOO MEDIA ANTI- RUSSIA PROPAGANDA...CIA STEALS RUSSIAN MALWARE TO MAKE IT LOOK LIKE RUSSIA HACKED THE DNC, RUSSIA 'MOLE MISSILE' STORY
RUSSIAN NUCLEAR WAR COULD KILL 90 MILLION AMERICANS....KIKE(AL) MOORE SAYS TRUMP NUCLEAR WAR TO EXTERMINATE MANKIND...JEW ISREL BOMBS SYRIA, GET IT'S PLANE SHOT DOWN,
 THEN CRIES TO TRUMP WHO BOMBS SYRIA

4) How else can they destroy an Armed America? Got to NUKE THE USA FOR THE 2ND AMENDMENT"

Is-Be's picture

Nazi? Hitler? 

Man, but you've been had. 

(But I wouldn't be enraged. So was I. So was everybody) 

The internet will set you free.

Please wind up your bullshit detector tp max. And then some more. You cannot be too cynical. The world is awash in bullshit.

https://youtu.be/FUt-yxJODxI

Lucky Leprachaun's picture

+100. My God no wonder they laugh at the dumb goyim.

Dead Canary's picture

I've was seeing her for a few weeks. (Until she closed her curtains.)

We're still friends though. I think she appreciates me hiding in her bushes as night.

(It keeps the creeps away, Ya-know-what-I-mean)