Ray McGovern writes that the Russians see America preparing for nuclear attack upon her. Russian analysis is typically excellent.
Ray McGovern prepared the President’s Daily Brief for Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan. During Reagan’s first term he conducted one-on-one morning briefings of the Vice President, Secretaries of State and Defense, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and the President’s national security assistant.
Dan sends this article, presenting the view that Israel is colonizing" the US, in the same progressive fashion as the British East India Company first supported those Indian princes, who would do England's bidding on critical issues.
"Through relationships that have been developed over years and with unlimited funds at their disposal, the “Israel Lobby” ensures that votes go the right way, and that opponents are squashed when Israel demands unity. In 2003 at the onset of George Bush’s Iraq war this occupation force was multiplied through the inclusion of Christian Zionists."
The Syrian War, and the Question of an American Mutiny (with historical perspective):
"These generals sought to undermine and even plot to overthrow the government of President John F. Kennedy. This view was not limited to a few senators and journalists of the time. The Kremlin apparently believed this to the extent that it is claimed to have influenced Nikita Khruschev’s decision to reach the settlement that he did with Kennedy over the Cuban Missile Crisis."
[My perspective is that JFK's assassination was the success of this coup, and that the US military/deep-state is doing precisely as it sees fit, already, with a reluctant Barack Obama following orders. One would expect factionalism within the deep-state-oligarchs. What is up?]
The tripwire for massive global war is set, as British RAF fighter planes are armed with air-to--air missiles, and given orders to engage-if-threatened by Russian fighter planes. "Threatened"? It's easy to feel threatened, isn't it? Happens all the time...
While the RAF's Tornado pilots have been instructed to avoid contact with Russian aircraft while engaged in missions for Operation Shader, the codename for the RAF's anti-Isis work in Iraq and Syria, their aircraft have been armed with air-to-air missiles and the pilots have been given the green light to defend themselves if they are threatened by Russian pilots.
Industrial Policy", which has officially been discredited from Reagan forward, but has never actually gone away (pork-barrel-crony-capitalism) is coming back into public conversation, as the world obviously faces more of an economic reset than corporations-for-profit can manage, except to destroy. "Capitalism Behaving Badly":