Obama, Hillary Clinton, the State Department, John McCain and others in government have reached the conclusion Russia was behind the deadly attack on a Malaysian airliner in Ukraine. They have reached this conclusion despite the fact the attack occurred less than 24 hours ago and an investigation has yet to begin.
The neocon wing of the establishment is ready to begin the process of blaming Russia and start the process of punitive sanctions.
“I think we could bring this to the U.N. and start the ball rolling,” Stephen Black, a Russia fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council, told USA Today. “Not just the Security Council, but the General Assembly, where Russia can’t veto it. There are more economic tools. We did not simply block them from doing dollar-denominated transactions.”
The AFPC is aligned with the American Enterprise Institute, the Center for Security Policy and other neocon advocacy groups responsible for the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
Meanwhile the Atlantic Council, a NATO think tank staffed by an array of insiders like Henry Kissinger and Brent Scowcroft, is calling for additional sanctions slapped on Russia.
Damon Wilson, who served as a Russia and Ukraine expert in the administrations George W. Bush and Bill Clinton and now works for the Atlantic Council, says the U.S. government and the European Union should crank up “sanctions that bite, along with military assistance, including lethal military assistance” the fascist dominated regime installed in Kyiv by the State Department. …
“The desire by the West to portray Russia as “invading Ukraine” is rooted in the belief that it will undermine Russia’s political leverage and open the doors to more aggressive NATO support for the faltering [US puppet] regime in Kiev. Perceived Russian aggression might make it easier to convince NATO and EU members who have not followed suit in exacting sanctions and condemnation against Russia to begin taking a more anti-Russian stance.” …