First published by Global Research on August 17, 2017
Washington loves war. No matter who sits at the throne, the deep state actors including the military-Industrial complex, the intelligence apparatus, corporations, Wall Street banking cartel, the Republican and Democratic establishment politicians in Washington and of course, Israel who drive America’s war machine. For the voters who believed that President Donald J. Trump was to drain the swamp is in fact, in the pockets of the “Deep State.” Trump’s “Fire and Fury” statements against North Korea, the “military Option” on Venezuela and his stance against Iran’s nuclear program as a bad deal shows the world that the U.S. continues its war agenda even with a president who promised to drain the swamp.
To be fair, this did not start with Trump, but with his long line of predecessors who followed the same blueprint for world domination. The U.S. is the “moral authority” for peace and the spread of democratic values, but the truth is, America’s spreading “democracy and freedom” has been a global disaster. Trump is the latest President under the powers of the deep state. Since 1945, the U.S. empire has unnecessarily used the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during World War II, killing more than 200,000 Japanese citizens according to various estimates. Washington attempted and succeeded in most cases to overthrow more than 40 foreign governments and even bombed more than 25 countries killing 10′s of millions of people in the process.
North Korea’s missile tests is a reaction to the U.S. and South Korea’s joint military exercises that has been conducted for decades in close proximity to its borders. In 1976, The Team Spirit exercises began with U.S. and South Korea forces until 1993 followed by other exercises including RSOI/Foal Eagle and Key Resolve/Foal Eagle series until 2014. KBS World Radio based in South Korea and other Western-based mainstream media outlets reported in March that the U.S. and South Korea conducted a training mission with South Korea’s F-15K and KF-16 fighter jets with U.S. Air Force B-1b bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons as a warning to North Korea:
The South Korean Air Force held a joint training mission with a U.S. strategic bomber, sending a warning message against North Korea. The Defense Ministry said Wednesday that South Korea’s F-15K and KF-16 fighter jets carried out combined operations with the U.S. Air Force’s B-1B strategic bomber in the Korea Air Defense Identification Zone
With a U.S. military presence in the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) with more than 28,000 U.S. military personnel, it’s amazing that people (especially in the U.S. due to the mainstream media) wonder why North Korea continues with its missile tests. North Korea remembers what happened in the Korean War of 1950 which the U.S. bombed and even napalmed numerous cities, towns and villages with the U.S. Air Force B-29s indiscriminately killing more than 20% of the North Korean population. If the U.S. where to launch a strike inside North Korea, 100s of thousands, perhaps more than 1 million South Koreans and the 28,000 U.S. military personnel would be killed in retaliation due to Washington’s reckless behavior towards North Korea.
Trump has even given the military full authority to the Secretary of Defense James Mattis and other military leaders to make crucial decisions concerning the ongoing conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria in recent months. On April 13th, The Military Times reported that Trump was fulfilling his promise to allow defense leaders make decisions on various war fronts:
President Trump on Thursday called the recent high-profile military actions overseas proof that he’s fulfilling his promise to let defense leaders act decisively without interference from politicians. “What I do is I authorize my military,” in response to a press question about the use of a massive bomb in an assault on Islamic State group positions in Afghanistan. “We have the greatest military in the world, and they’ve done the job, as usual. We have given them total authorization, and that’s what they’re doing. “Frankly, that’s why they’ve been so successful lately. If you look at what’s happened over the last eight weeks and compare that really to what has happened over the last eight years, you’ll see there is a tremendous difference”
Trump is not “draining the swamp”, in fact, he never intended to drain the swamp because Trump surely understands how the swamp operates. The world needs to realize that the U.S. war machine will continue its path until it can dominate the political, economic and social landscape in every region of the planet. Sovereign nations that resist the empire’s demands are subject to regime change, invasion or economic sanctions.
You don’t drain the swamp without any consequences. President John F. Kennedy once said
“I will splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds”
while Trump visited the CIA headquarters in Langley, Virginia shortly after his election victory and said
“But I want to say that there is nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and the CIA than Donald Trump. There’s nobody.”
Wars, invasions and sanctions will continue under the Trump administration and will continue with the next president, whether Democrat or Republican. There is no peace and real democracy as long as American presidents follow the same objective of the deep state. That’s a fact that the world needs to understand. Trump and any other presidents after him will commit themselves to the deep state agenda concerning both foreign or domestic issues.
JFK understood what was at stake with the deep state (although he did authorize the CIA to orchestrate the failed Bay of Pigs invasion during his presidency), but in all fairness, he did speak about the powers of the deep state two years before his assassination at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City before the American Newspaper Publishers Association on April 27th, 1961. Perhaps this was possibly one of the main reasons why he was assassinated?
The people of the world and sovereign nations who want to determine their own future can defeat the American Empire. Stop relying on the elected officials whose strings are being pulled by the deep state actors who have an agenda to dominate the world. Let’s face it, there is no change, no democracy, only a global dictatorship with the U.S. and its vassal states leading the world into a nuclear holocaust.
We can win the battle for the future of humanity by spreading the truth. JFK came to his senses and told the truth, but it eventually got him killed. However, truth is humanity’s best weapon against tyranny. As the American Empire continues to wage wars and destabilize governments, it should remember the lessons of past empires who collapsed under the same agenda of global domination. It won’t last. Truth, peace and justice will prevail in our lifetime, just don’t depend on a politician (in this case a businessman) who surrounds himself with people who want nothing more than war with nations who won’t submit to America’s demands. Sometimes the truth hurts, but that is the truth.
This article was originally published by Silent Crow News.