by Felix Quigley
September 2, 2008
From the very beginning we said that the war against Yugoslavia and the Saakashvili genocidist attack on Tskhinvali in the early hours of August 8 as Ossetians were sleeping represented the first attacks by US and British Imperialism to make war on Russia and China.
The Imperialists want to destroy Russia and China in order to capture the whole Asian market for themselves. But they are weak and divided, a fact which does not lessen the danger from a decadent capitalist system.
The EU was meeting yesterday and they are totally divided because they are meeting a confident and powerful Russia, a Russia which does not owe a dime to anybody. These EU antisemites and haters of all things Russian are weak and divided. Well seen in the Der Spiegel report of today
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Even within the EU it is difficult to agree on a strong joint position. Much of the indecision comes out of the fact that the West — particularly its European manifestation — has grown. A number of former Warsaw Pact countries are now a part of the European Union, including the Baltic States, Poland and the Czech Republic. The threat they feel is much different than that felt by countries like Italy and Belgium. They wonder if their new allies would be prepared to die for Tallinn or Prague if the Russians were to march in. They tend to trust the Americans more in this regard — leading to the fact that the Eastern Europeans generally support the positions of the US over those held by the other Europeans.
(Der Spiegel is an imperialist type publication. The reason given above is wrong, even idiotic. These new states are really puppets of the EU and US Imperialism. And as puppets they have differences with the more established and traditional Europeans like France. Britain is close to these puppets because Britain has always been a toady of US Imperialism, right from Churchill on, culminating in the supreme toady of all time, Blair. These issues are linked to the Iraq war) Continue reading