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Jennifer Rubin: Hillary Must Stop Peace With Iran at All Costs!

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By Daniel McAdams | Ron Paul Institute | August 18, 2016

After anxiously and incessantly angling for a hardcore neoconservative to take the Republican presidential nomination, the Washington Post’s online blogger Jennifer Rubin has made the long journey home. Rebuffed by Republican voters who selected Donald Trump as their candidate, Rubin’s gunpowder breath is now desperately seeking Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s ear.

Her message? This damned Iran deal is improving US/Iran relations and that is completely intolerable. “Hillary: Please bomb something over there,” Rubin screeches, in her latest installment of the neocon chronicles.

Why is Rubin so hot and bothered? Well, Secretary of State John Kerry has dared to encourage some business investment in Iran after the nuclear deal has begun paying dividends in more stable relations. Doing business is always preferable to sanctions and blockades because it makes war less likely. Each side has too much to lose when there are economic interests at stake so each side will act with more caution. As when a Chinese incident with a US spy plane led the damaged US plane to land in China, yet both sides realized that economic relations were sufficiently important that the potentially volatile situation needed to be carefully walked back from the brink of conflict.

War kills economic opportunities for the average people on both sides, but it also produces unique financial opportunities for the specially connected. Like the people around Jennifer Rubin.

Rubin is given a little corner of Washington’s “paper of record,” but she is either so ill-formed when it comes to the basic situation in Syria that one wonders why she has such a platform when surely there are plenty of better-informed high school students who could fill the slot… or she is purposely obfuscating from her little perch in which case the Washington Post is a witting party to her deception.

For example she writes this:

This week we have also learned that as many as 100,000 Iranian-backed militia members are fighting in Iraq…

But she does not inform her readers that these Iranian militia members are in fact fighting ISIS in Iraq. In other words, they are helping us defeat our sworn enemy. While Washington is pained to admit it, even John Kerry said not long ago that having so many additional fighters taking on ISIS in Iraq is “helpful” to America’s efforts to defeat ISIS.

Rubin would clearly prefer an ISIS victory to accepting the assistance of an Iran that also views the establishment of an anti-Iranian jihadist Caliphate in its backyard an existential threat.

Again Rubin plays fast and loose with the truth when she writes:

Russia is expanding its alliance with Iran and influence in Syria in unprecedented ways. Russian planes are now taking off directly from Iran to bomb Syrian targets…

What she does not tell us once again is that those Russian planes are bombing ISIS and al-Qaeda (those guys who attacked us on 9/11). Does anyone else wonder why she objects to the Russians bombing ISIS and al-Qaeda? Particularly as the US seems to be letting them get away at every possible opportunity.

What is to be done, in the mind of Rubin?

[R]ather than pleading with Russia, we can make clear that we will be establishing a new policy of direct action against the Assad regime, including establishment of safe havens. Vladimir Putin has had a risk-free policy of aggression up to now; that should change.

So, Rubin would have the US attack a Syrian government that has fought for five years against a foreign, radical jihadist insurgency and directly confront a Russia that has the same enemy in the process.

Who’s side is she on? Ours or the terrorists’?

Evidently we can partner with Stalin to defeat Hitler but we dare not partner with Putin to defeat ISIS and al-Qaeda. The neocons are clearly high on their own vapors. Rubin is first in line for neocon bong hits.

August 20, 2016 - Posted by | Mainstream Media, Warmongering, Militarism, Wars for Israel | , , , , ,

3 Comments »

  1. If Rubin would remove the rose colored glasses, she would recognize that the aggressors have been mercenaries serving zionist agenda … ‘jihadis’. The Russians who seek to defend the popularly elected president Assad, by attacking the mercenaries who serve a ‘divide and conquer’ control drama are vilified for preventing further destruction and encroachment by these mercenaries into the Syrian country and culture.

    What did Syrians do to deserve the killing to date of 400,000 innocents?

    Who are the narrative writers of the control drama? Who benefit and profit from the killing, destruction of communities and destruction of informative ancient archeological sites?

    Who seek to control ‘history’–what we think and who we are to hate? Think 9/11 perpetrators and tell somebody.

    Comment by rediscover911com | August 20, 2016 | Reply

  2. (((Someone))) is trying to wipe Syria and Iran off the map they same way (((they’ve))) been wiping Palestine off the map.

    Sick and twisted noxious war mongers and enemy of humanity.

    Comment by Greg Bacon | August 20, 2016 | Reply

  3. Another Zionist/Neo-con, in a position to influence public opinion(in favour of Israel, and at the expense(both financially, and reputationally)to the USA.
    It seems that everywhere you look in the USA, there are Zionist/Neo-cons in powerful positions in the Media, government, Congress, Banking, and Think tanks.
    It’s like an out of control infestation, and they need to be brought ‘under control’, before they destroy the USA.

    Comment by Brian Harry, Australia | August 20, 2016 | Reply


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