December 9, 2023
Top Russian General Declares “Holy War” In Ukraine Is “Buffer Against American Satanists”
By: Sorcha Faal, and as reported to her Western Subscribers
A compelling new Security Council (SC) report circulating in the Kremlin today first noting President Putin and visiting Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi held a private meeting that lasted for more than five hours and was over just before midnight Moscow time, says this meeting followed President Putin declaring: “Russia would like to create a truly democratic world model, a truly democratic one, where true and honest competition between all economic actors prevails”.
Among those choosing military aggression over honest competition, this report notes, is German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius, who announced plans to deploy a 4,000-strong brigade of troops in the Baltic nation of Lithuania on the border of Russia—an announcement quickly followed by the German media reporting that the nation’s military only has enough resources to last a “maximum” of 48 hours if Germany ever faced a hot war—German Army Colonel Andre Wustner then warned: “Anyone who’s studied basic arithmetic in school knows that the formation of a combat brigade automatically implies additional requirements for personnel and logistics, which Germany is simply not able to fulfil at present”—German political opposition leaders described the brigade planned to be sent to the Russian border as “a panzer battalion without panzers and with soldiers armed with broomsticks instead of rifles”—and as to what a “hot war” against Russia looks like, the Ministry of Defense (MoD) reported this morning: “The total losses of the Ukrainian armed forces in the Donetsk direction over the past week amounted to more than 1,560 military personnel, 12 armored combat vehicles, 17 vehicles and 22 field artillery guns”.
In the United States, that also chooses military aggression over honest competition, this report continues, Time Magazine reported today: “On Wednesday, Republicans in the Senate voted to block an emergency spending bill that would have provided $110.5 billion to Ukraine, Israel and other measures relevant to security…In the meantime, Ukraine’s counter-offensive operation has thus far failed to reach its stated goals of retaking all Ukrainian territory and breaching Russian front lines…On Wednesday, the U.S. announced that it would send a smaller $175 million package of military aid to Ukraine that would include High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), anti-armor systems and high-speed anti-radiation missiles…Nevertheless, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that without approval from Congress, “this will be one of the last security assistance packages we can provide to Ukraine””—a report followed by the Times of London revealing: “A Ukrainian soldier said he stopped shelling small Russian units because his brigade was running out of US-provided artillery ammunition and revealed, “American rounds come in batches of almost identical weights, which makes it easier to correct fire, with very few duds. Now we have shells from all over the world with different qualities, and we only get 15 for three days. Last week, we got a batch full of duds””.
As Ukrainian forces run out of ammunition, this report details, former United States Marine Corps intelligence officer and United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter assessed: “The counteroffensive is over…It’s been a strategic defeat for the Ukrainians and for the collective West…And what I think we’re going to see now is that the Russians, having absorbed the Ukrainian blow, are going to slowly go on the counter-counter offensive and begin to put pressure on the Ukrainians…The Russians will be on the initiative from now on…And eventually the Ukrainian line is going to collapse…Eventually, Zelensky will face the rage of his soldiers…They feel betrayed by his incompetence…Especially when it becomes clear how corrupt he is, and how corrupt his government is…Everybody knows it… There is a growing resentment over this…There are people who aren’t getting their pensions paid…People who aren’t getting the healthcare they need because of the corruption”—an assessment quickly joined by corrupt puppet leader Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky’s wife First Lady Olena Zelensky fearfully telling the BBC: “We really need the help…In simple words, we cannot get tired of this situation, because if we do, we die…And if the world gets tired, they will simply let us die….It hurts us greatly to see the signs that the passionate willingness to help may fade…It is a matter of life for us”.
Earlier today, this report notes, the leftist New York Times issued the urgent plea: “The Biden administration has asked Congress to approve a $105 billion military aid package, mostly to Israel and Ukraine, and lawmakers appear to be at an impasse over the border security measures included in it…It is essential that Congress overcome this opposition and approve it promptly, as an investment in America’s security goals”—a plea that followed Foreign Policy Magazine observing: “A pall of pessimism hangs over Western supporters of Ukraine…With Kyiv’s counteroffensive underperforming most observers’ expectations, a fatalistic attitude bordering on defeatism has set in from Washington to Berlin”—The Hill also assessed: “After nearly two years of war, Ukraine is confronting enormous challenges while Russian President Vladimir Putin’s strategy to hold as much territory as possible and wait for Western allies to crack appears to be working”—all of which joined by American global banking giant JPMorgan grimly revealing: “Most Americans have already drained the excess savings they made during the Covid-19 pandemic…It is likely that only the top 1% of consumers by income will be better off than before the pandemic”.
At the same time the socialist Biden Regime insanely views its failed proxy war in Ukraine against Russia as an “investment in America’s security goals”, this report continues, its bloodlust was put on full display yesterday when the United States became the only nation in the world to vote no at the United Nations for a humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza—the United States Senate then voted down a resolution to remove the American troops illegally stationed in Syria—and today, the leftist Washington Post revealed: “Congress is expected to begin voting next week on the final version of its annual defense policy bill, the National Defense Authorization Act…The $886 billion package, compromise legislation agreed to by negotiators from the Republican-led House and Democratic-led Senate, strips away a number of contentious provisions — such as restricting U.S. service members’ access to abortion — that hard-right lawmakers had rammed into the lower chamber’s bill despite withering complaints from members of both parties”.
The only American political leader sane enough to understand the factual reality that honest competition is always less expensive for a nation than military aggression, this report details, is President Donald Trump, about whom the leftist New York Times fearfully warned today: “Current and former European diplomats said there was growing concern a second Trump presidency could mean an American retreat from the continent and a gutting of NATO…As he runs to regain the White House, Mr. Trump has said precious little about his intentions…His campaign website contains a single cryptic sentence: “We have to finish the process we began under my administration of fundamentally re-evaluating NATO’s purpose and NATO’s mission”…He and his team refuse to elaborate”—a fearful warning joined by the Wall Street Journal revealing this morning: “President Biden’s political standing is at its weakest point of his presidency, a new Wall Street Journal poll finds, with voters giving him his lowest job-performance marks and favoring Donald Trump for the first time in a head-to-head test of the likely 2024 presidential matchup….Biden lags behind Trump by 4 percentage points, 47% to 43%, on a hypothetical ballot with only those two candidates…Trump’s lead expands to 6 points, 37% to 31%, when five potential third-party and independent candidates are added to the mix…They take a combined 17% support, with Democrat-turned-independent Robert F. Kennedy Jr. drawing the most, at 8%”.
In the just released article “Vivek Ramaswamy Triggers Brian Kilmeade After Neo-Con Fox News Host Cluelessly Blasts His Common-Sense Ukraine Peace Proposal – Network Abruptly Ends Segment”, this report notes, it recounts how Republican Party presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy was cut off from revealing true facts about the Ukraine conflict—and are true facts that include top Russian military commander Major General Apty Alaudinov explaining that the conflict isn’t about land or conquering Ukraine, but is a “Holy War” to provide Russia with a buffer against “American Satanists”.
Also knowing the truth about the proxy war being waged against Russia by the truly satanic socialist Biden Regime, this report concludes, is the world-renowned Eisenhower Media Network organization of expert former military, intelligence, and civilian national security officials, that offers credible, independent, and critical analysis grounded in real-world practitioner experience and years of sustained study and scholarship to top American policy makers, who, in their open letter “The U.S. Should Be A Force For Peace in The World”, most factually observed: “Since 2007, Russia has repeatedly warned that NATO’s armed forces on Russian borders were intolerable – just as Russian forces in Mexico or Canada would be intolerable to the U.S. now, or as Soviet missiles in Cuba were in 1962…Russia further singled out NATO expansion into Ukraine as especially provocative…The Russians made their red lines clear. In Georgia and Syria, they proved they would use force to defend those lines…In 2014, their immediate seizure of Crimea and their support of Donbas separatists demonstrated they were serious in their commitment to defending their interests…Why this was not understood by U.S. and NATO leadership is unclear; incompetence, arrogance, cynicism, or a treacherous mixture of all three are likely contributing factors”—and in its just released document “Military And Foreign Policy Experts Open Letter On U.S. Diplomatic Malpractice”, these American military, intelligence and national security officials assessed:
Does America inspire the world by the power of its example or the example of its power? Far too often, and despite President Joe Biden’s words during his inaugural address, America’s overmilitarized power and diplomatic malpractice are its examples to the world.
We must change that. To make America truly essential and indispensable, we must not remain the world’s leading arms maker and weapons exporter. We must instead become the world’s greatest and most committed peacemaker and diplomat.
The problem is that America continues to make war, continues being “essential” only as the world’s leading merchant of death, and continues seeking dominance through military supremacy that ends, in places like Afghanistan, Iraq, and earlier in Vietnam, in mass death and colossal folly.
In our first open letter last spring in The New York Times, we, the undersigned, argued that a thoroughly militarized U.S. foreign policy would generate ruinous and worsening consequences and increasingly limited options for the U.S. and the world. Recent events bear this out.
The results of U.S. diplomatic malpractice are cruelly displayed in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and the Indo-Pacific. Risks of further escalation and a world war are rising. Predictably, a militarized foreign policy characterized by rejecting or ignoring international laws and treaties and by disingenuous negotiations and talks has offered no solutions to volatile wars in Eastern Europe and the Middle East while making war more likely in the Indo-Pacific.
Militarized solutions breed and feed more war. Earnest and deliberate diplomacy is the best hope to bring peace, stability and reconciliation to the world.
War In Ukraine
The failure to pursue diplomacy in Eastern Europe, both before and after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, has resulted in a costly and destructive stalemate for which there are two likely futures:
1. The collapse of the Ukrainian state due to a deteriorating economic and military situation hastened by corruption. Here, Ukraine’s fragility resembles that of previous houses of cards built by the U.S. in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam.
2. A harrowing and bloody stalemate in Ukraine where firepower, made more lethal by technological advances, rules a battlefield where neither side can achieve decisive tactical or operational gains. The pursuit of ways out of this stalemate likely entails horizontal and vertical escalation, neither of which offers solace to those seeking an end to death and destruction in Ukraine and the establishment of peace and stability.
Horizontal escalation sees the war extending further to civilian population centers and infrastructure and includes the possibility of other nations joining the conflict. Vertical escalation sees the expansion of arsenals to weapons of greater range, lethality, and consequence, including nuclear weapons. These two forms of escalation may be intertwined and reinforcing. So, as the war may expand horizontally to resemble The War of Cities between Iran and Iraq in the 1980s, it may expand vertically as well with more powerful weapons being introduced by both sides. The use of nuclear weapons is increasingly conceivable under these conditions.
These two likely futures may intersect. For example, a Ukrainian collapse could see NATO forces, likely Polish and Romanian, marching into western and central Ukraine to counter a Russian push to fill a collapsing Ukrainian state. Such an event could lead to a war between NATO and Russia, a war that conceivably could go nuclear.
Hamas, Israel And The Middle East
The Russia-Ukraine War now rages concurrently with the war between Hamas and Israel. This war, too, is born of a U.S. refusal to foster diplomacy. Unlike the conventional war between Russia and Ukraine, we are witnessing an asymmetrical conflict more akin to the wars of insurgency many of us experienced in Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Iraq.
Worse, the Hamas/Israel bloodletting in Gaza is characterized by an ethnic cleansing campaign that would be impossible without U.S. diplomatic, economic, media, military and political support. We are disgusted by and find repugnant the brazen and bipartisan support by the U.S. government for rampant violations of international law by Israel. Ethnic cleansing in Gaza, long planned by senior members of the Israeli government and powerful elements of Israel’s reactionary right wing, follows in the ghastly wake of Hamas atrocities against civilians on October 7.
Here, the U.S. government isn’t just passively witnessing war crimes; it is enabling them. With the frightening possibility of escalation to a regional or even a world war, the violence in Gaza has fed and feasted upon decades of deliberate diplomatic malpractice in America. Decades of putting Israel first, second, and last while ignoring the plight and pleas of Palestinians have made political settlements to the blockade of Gaza and the occupation of East Jerusalem and the West Bank nearly impossible.
Whereas a month ago, we lived with the risk of nuclear war as an outcome of escalating conflict in Ukraine, we now face the elevated risk of a rightfully feared world war as a consequence of entangling alliances between nuclear-armed Moscow and Washington in the Middle East.
China And The Path Ahead
To this, we must add the dangers of war with China, something hyped by leading U.S. politicians; the still unpaid costs of the $8 trillion wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; a militarized federal budget for which 60% of discretionary spending goes to war and all its wounds; and a hollowed American economy.
Decades of reckless U.S. war-making, both direct and via proxies, while coddling corrupt, ruthless, and unjust foreign governments has, not surprisingly, made the world more dangerous and less stable. Failure to invest in and maintain our country has weakened and corroded America’s infrastructure, institutions, and industries. A hypocritical flaunting of international law and an espousal of an ethereal rules-based order, coupled with an arrogant disregard for past U.S. crimes and blunders, have caused dozens of nations to flock to competitors – a movement away from America that will undoubtedly accelerate if we remain on our current militaristic path.
Moreover, decades of colossal military spending have witnessed few strategic gains for the U.S. Our military, often saluted as the world’s greatest by politicians, hasn’t won a major war since World War II. That same military annually faces significant recruiting shortfalls that cast considerable doubt on the integrity and staying power of the All-Volunteer Force. America’s legacy of failed wars is not redeemed by ongoing displays of vacuous military boosterism. Feel-good patriotism can’t suppress the bitterness many of us military veterans feel toward the past, nor does it calm the worries we have about our nation’s future.
Pope Francis has spoken of a “famine of peace” that exists in the world today. In this spirit, we call for immediate ceasefires, without conditions, in Gaza and Ukraine.
The surest way to prevent wars from exploding into uncontainable wildfires is to starve them of fuel. To think or speak that these conflagrations can be managed, adjusted as if by damper or thermostat, is a fool’s conceit or a liar’s word. We have been burned too many times in our professional lives to believe hot wars can be “won” by throwing more gasoline on them, whether rhetorically or in the form of cluster munitions, depleted uranium shells, and similar forms of “aid”.
A better path ahead is clear. Peace, not war, must be fostered. In embracing peace through diplomacy conducted in good faith, America would indeed exhibit the power of its example, becoming essential to a world that cries out for liberty and justice for all.
[Note: Some words and/or phrases appearing in quotes in this report are English language approximations of Russian words/phrases having no exact counterpart.]
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