The nomination of Ashton Carter as US Secretary of Defense if approved will accelerate ‘horrific’ US foreign policy, a commentator tells Press TV.
“Transitioning this person to the Republican party if and when the Obama presidency ends in two years will be extremely detrimental to the world and will further the horrific activity that the American foreign policy is inflicting upon the world,” Scott Rickard, a former American intelligence linguist from Orlando said in an interview with Press TV on Friday.
“I believe we will see tremendous acceleration of military industrial complex activity, I don’t think that the brakes will be put on at all with this gentleman,” Rickard added.
He described Carter as a powerful military industrial complex executive with strong ties to the nuclear arms industry who had called for a pre-emptive nuclear strike against North Korea several years ago. …