U.S. Pub­lic Still Liv­ing Under A Rock

Wile the peo­ple of The United States are given Good Morn­ing Amer­ica as their morn­ing news this is the truth of what is hap­pen­ing today. Who have you talked to about the news today and what was the topic?

In 2002, the United States uni­lat­er­ally and with­out con­sul­ta­tion, with­drew from the land­mark Anti-​Ballistic Mis­sile (ABM) Treaty. Pres­i­dent George W. Bush noted that the treaty is “now behind us,” describ­ing the ABM Treaty as a Cold War relic. Signed in 1972, the ABM Treaty barred both the US and the USSR from deploy­ing national defences against long-​range bal­lis­tic mis­siles. The treaty was based on the premise that if either super­power con­structed a strate­gic defence, the other would build up its offen­sive nuclear forces to off­set the defence. The super­pow­ers would there­fore quickly be put on a path toward a never-​ending offensive-​defensive arms race, as each tried to bal­ance its counterpart’s actions. Until Bush Jr took office, the Treaty was referred to as a “cor­ner­stone of strate­gic sta­bil­ity” because it facil­i­tated later agree­ments, reduc­ing U.S. and Russ­ian strate­gic nuclear arsenals.

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The US, assum­ing that a weak­ened Rus­sia will never again be in a posi­tion to counter US hege­monic power, pro­ceeded to encroach on Russia’s bor­ders through its manip­u­la­tion of NATO objec­tives. Today, there is no instru­ment in inter­na­tional law that pre­vents the pos­si­bil­ity of mutu­ally assured destruc­tion. Putin has been send­ing out warn­ings for over 10 years – all of which fell on deaf ears. Last year – he appealed to inter­na­tional jour­nal­ists at the St Peters­burg Eco­nomic Forum – to deliver the mes­sage of immi­nent dan­ger to their respec­tive news out­lets. “I don’t know how to get through to you any­more” – he said. The video is linked at the end of this video. Nev­er­the­less, NATO con­tin­ues to encroach on Russia’s doorstep, util­is­ing word­ing such as “strate­gic defense” when it is in fact “offen­sive offense”, in light of all prior agree­ments. At this year’s annual address to the Fed­eral Assem­bly, Putin show­cased a num­ber of new Russ­ian tech­nolo­gies, in the nuclear sphere, that have no ana­logues in the world. “Nobody was will­ing to lis­ten to us then – but they should lis­ten now.” — he said. Whether the Neo­cons hear him or not is a ques­tion that remains to be answered – but nei­ther Rus­sia nor the US have any­thing to gain from a nuclear standoff.

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