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Who Are the Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War on Iran?

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2020/05/28/who-are-secret-puppet-masters-behind-trumps-war-iran


UANI supports by Trump and U.S. warhawks that Iran is “the world’s worst state sponsor of terrorism,"

But of course they are!

Did you see what they have done in Iraq, Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria, Somalia, Libya, and Venezuela?

Oh wait, that was us. My bad!


It is all BS.
Trump just wants the oil.
He forgets the Shah and the revenge the Iranians feel.


Who are the secret puppet masters behind Obama/Biden/Clinton’s war on Syria?
When is Facebook going to censor Obama?


An incredibly revealing article – should be circulated widely.


It is difficult to get another level behind this, but we are going to have to do it. Benjamin and Davies pin the near-war on specifically Republican sources, yet the wars have expanded, Bush to Clinton to Bush to Obama to Trump, with no obvious relationship to the details of political partisanship inside the United States.

The parties are within the puppeteering apparatus, whatever way you want to play with this particular metaphor.

So, for instance, five Middle-East governments donated to the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016. Each also contributed, with the US under Obama to funding ISIS. Ask yourself, does this in any way exonerate George Bush or Donald Trump from their warlike actions?

If we agree that it does not, we might see that there is similarly no reason to exonerate the Democrats. And, therefore, if you want to find out who the puppet-masters are, you have to look for someone who works extensively with both the Democratic and the Republican parties. If you find yourself settled into only one, your explanation misses something.

Governmental functions in Western society are determined by money-backed force and force-backed money, with disinformation supporting both. Since we have to act and we are not apt to meet with much transparency any time soon, we are going to have to infer some things.

Clearly, Mom & Pop grocers do not buy governments or fund wars. We are talking about someone within the following:

  • Finance industry
  • Arms industry
  • Energy Industry
  • Information industries
  • Pharmaceutical industry (including black market drugs)
  • Medical industry (including black market organs and human trafficking)

I do not know the particulars. I may be missing someone. The level of involvement of these groups is not likely equal. Further, though, people with controlling or effectively controlling shares of most any of these groups has large shares of any other.

What that means is that while these people do not see their personal ends and interests as completely mutual, as regards specific projects or plans, they do share a fundamental outlook regarding the stability of their mutual enterprises–basically, that it makes sense to sacrifice your interests or you for what they think of as “order” and reasonable business–which, of course, is based on profits and based on their retaining control over practice and proceeds.

As a kind of wild card in the middle of all this, militaries and black-ops agencies exercise a more direct power that can quite readily trump economics, though it normally does not. This amounts to a sort of coup d’etat against the power structure by the formal government. If a government executive commands the military and can control communications at some point, a legislature can be disbanded easily enough, and even large capital can be driven out of the country if one is willing to have the military show up at the offices of the relevant companies in the morning, strongly suggesting plane tickets.

But in practice, this probably winds up looking more like a John Kennedy story than that of Fidel Castro. Power resists getting torn in a thousand pieces and scattered to the winds.

No, when you get this, it will look approximately like a small network of families holding big stock interests. And they will maintain contact with the Democratic and Republican parties.

Whatever way this entity (or nexus of entities) works, it will not be terribly different than the way other central capitalist entities work. Most likely, it will be in some sense the apex of many of them, existing as an entity between the officially designated units. And it is surely far too large to hide anywhere but in plain sight.


Nationalism and Organised Religion , both love fear of the other to justify their existence.

Historically, nationalism and Religion are the most efficient vehicles for applying divide and conquer strategy.

From a strategic standpoint, it would be stupid and irresponsible for Iran NOT to pursue nuclear weapons. I mean, damn, signing a non-proliferation treaty with the US is meaningless, inspections are meaningless, trying to reach out to the world community is meaningless – the Zionist and Shia warmongers have created their bogeyman and that’s all that matters.

Meanwhile, a tinhorn bozo like Kim Jong-Un in NKorea has us shaking in our boots with every test launch. Because the only thing the US respects is nukes.

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As with George W. Bush’s false WMD claims about Iraq in 2003, Trump’s real goal is not nuclear non-proliferation but regime change.

Most progressives know this is true. The only answer to me…IS REGIME CHANGE IN WASHINGTON DECEIT!

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“…Trump’s real goal is not nuclear non-proliferation but regime change…”

There are a lot more dangerous leaders waiting in the wings than Ali Khamenei and Hassan Rouhani, and Iran would make a much better friend than any we’ve had in the ME in a long time if given a solid chance (especially in comparison to the criminal despots in the House of Saud and Israel).

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