America went to war in 2014

Many think the current military conflict is about Russia and Ukraine. They can hardly be more wrong.

At least as many think that the entire war started on February 24, 2022, when Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered his troops to cross the border between the two countries. Even more scandalously off the board.

Professor Michel Chossudovsky, writing for Canada’s Global Research, Centre for Research on Globalisation, has reminded us all of his December 2014 study that has revealed one simple truth: the United States of America, under then-President (and Commander-in Chief) Barack Hussein Obama, has been putting legislation together to attack Russia even then. Either directly or, better still, through an intermediary.

Not only that: the so-called H. RES. (House Resolution) 758 of December 4, 2014, accused Russia of having invaded Ukraine, invoking article 5 of the Washington Treaty (NATO’s doctrine of collective security) at a time when Ukraine still had been outside looking in so far as NATO membership is concerned.

Promises, promises

All that a mere decade and a half since Russia had received solemn promises that NATO would not be expanding eastward, to replace the old Warsaw Pact structures in the former communist countries.

Come to think of it, Ukraine is still outside looking in so far as NATO membership goes, and her hopes of joining have diminished considerably since the Russian invasion started.

But the 2014 sabre-rattling was getting ominous. It may also surprise some to hear that it had begun before Donald J. Trump threw his hat into the presidential election rink, making the Russia-collusion accusations even more unbelievable, impossible, even.

As The Times (of London) reported in their August 22, 2014 issue, Supreme Allied Commander General Philip Mark Breedlove told all within hearing distance that NATO needs “pre-positioned supplies, pre-positioned capabilities and a basing area ready to rapidly accept follow-on forces.”

Besides, The Times reported, “He plans to recommend placing supplies — weapons, ammunition and ration packs — at the headquarters to enable a sudden influx of thousands of NATO troops.”

To drive the point home, the Senate had adopted a stranger new law in May of 2014. Called the Russian Aggression Prevention Act (RAPA), it demanded that Eastern Europe and the Baltic states be militarised and that U.S. and NATO troops be sent to station on Russia’s doorstep.

Former Ohio Representative Dennis John Kucinich stated, as soon as the House Resolution had been adopted: “The resolution demands Russia to be isolated … In other words, let’s get ready for war with Russia.”

So, does still anyone believe that this is all between Russia and Ukraine?

As Professor Chossudovsky writes in his thoroughly documented paper, these 2014 legislative initiatives constitute a preamble to the 2022 Ukraine War. In fact, he adds, we are currently in a World War III Scenario.

While none of this is to suggest that Russia’s a peacefully democratic government, the breakdown in East-West diplomacy during the Obama-Biden administration was coupled with extensive war propaganda since Day One.

Strangely and inexplicably, the United Nations has turned a blind eye to extensive war crimes committed by the Western military alliance.

This does not justify Russia’s transgressions one bit. This only points to the fact that the kettle is calling the pot black.

The speed with which House Resolution 758 made it through was astounding.

Introduced by Rep. Adam Kinzinger (Illinois) on November 18, it went with lightning speed to the Foreign Affairs Committee and rushed back to the plenary of the House for debate and adoption. It would take only 16 days since its introduction to end up being adopted by a 411-10 vote on the morning of December 4 (all in 2014).

Unfounded accusations

The House Resolution 758, and all other legislative documents that would follow, have been using accusations against Russia one could have found in sensationalist tabloid media. Most (if not all) of them would not withstand closer scrutiny in independent court.

Examples galore. Such as: who shot down that Malaysian airliner?

Independent inquiry hadn’t been finished with their work by the time the H. Res. 758 was adopted. Even now, all we know it could have been a Russian-made ground-to-air missile, but who owned it, who armed it, who aimed it, and who gave the fatal order to launch? And yet, the resolution framers blame people they call Eastern Ukrainian separatists. Any proof? Not a single sign of it.

It’s when the full text of H. Res. 758 touches upon the question of accusing the Russians of playing politics with their oil and natural gas supplies to her neighbours that the picture gets clearer: the Americans would rather if the Europeans depended on them, not on those dastardly Russkies.

It’s another issue that the current U.S. Administration has been playing such strange games like lifting gas exploration leases in Alaska and making sure Canada’s commodities can’t reach their markets in the U.S. They’ve been trying to force their own citizens off motor vehicles: why don’t you walk to work or school? And, besides, there are the good old stinking wink-wink-nudge-nudge relationships with the Saudis to maintain. Why be independent if you can depend on overseas supplies, anyhow?

Still, the world has been on the brink of yet another world war since President Obama took office in 2008. In fact, one wonders why it took his Administration all of six years to get this de facto approval to go to war.

Killing the world

If this war happens, this world won’t survive. Only some tribes that live in wilderness areas may end up being spared the nuclear Armageddon.

Millennia later, when humanity begins returning from yet another stone age, people will be sharing legends of a devastating apocalypse, recalling there was a place called White House but who knows why it was called after such a boring colour.

Just as we don’t know much about the pyramids strewn all over the world and built using methods our technologies can’t match, people thousands of years later will be shaking their heads, trying to figure out why two continents are so radioactive nobody in their right mind would think of moving there.

Let’s hope someone will direct them to the ruins of legislative buildings in what used to be Washington, D.C., and they will get to read the House Resolution 758 of 2014.

2 thoughts on “America went to war in 2014

  1. milos May 16, 2022 at 20:20 Reply

    Why would USA attack Russia. ? Plus NATO is defensive organization against expansion of Russia (as it clearly demonstrated by attacking Ukraine) Why everybody has to listen to lies of Vladimir Htlerovic Putin ? Why does he has to call the shots and behave as bully and West has to listen to him (to avoid the war ) Do not spread False news.. MK

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    • Peter Adler May 16, 2022 at 20:52 Reply

      the answer is in the developments: the u.s., losing its position in the world economy (its own fault, btw) has historically been wary of russia …
      this is NOT to say that putin deserves any praise, this is to say that this is NOT putin’s war …
      i would suggest that you re-read this story, and, if you have nothing better to do, go through some of the previous material … as much as it sounds illogical, this is still america attacking others …
      please note, too, that america’s outward politics change with administrations …

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