|This article appears in the April 11, 2014 issue of Executive Intelligence Review.
A GLOBAL OUTCRY:
Obama/NATO Policy Leading to WWIII
The following statements are among the most direct condemnations by qualified Western sources of the Obama/NATO policyshaped by the British Empirethat is leading to World War III.
Gen. Harald Kujat (ret.), former German chairman of the NATO military committee, March 4:
In an interview on Germany's state-run DLF radio, General Kujat said that Russia wants to protect Russian nationals in the "Near Abroad," and if need be, even by military force. If Ukraine or Georgia became members of NATO, that would cross a red line for Moscow. Furthermore, the Black Sea Fleet base in Crimea is a crucial issue for Russia. NATO cannot and should not intervene militarily, since Ukraine is not an Alliance member, Kujat said.
A further escalation, potentially into a war between Ukraine and Russia, would be "a catastrophe for Europe and for the world," Kujat warned.
Carlo Masala, professor at the German Army College in Munich, March 4:
In an interview with the Munich tabloid Abendzeitung München, Masala warned,
Sahra Wagenknecht, deputy chair of the Left Party in the Bundestag, March 13:
In a press conference attacking the German government for its unholy alliance with a Kiev government that is illegal and includes Nazis and anti-Semites, Wagenknecht charged the West and NATO with having a confrontationist approach, warning that any military intervention would escalate into a "Third World War."
Alexander Rahr, German-Russian Forum, March 19:
Speaking with journalists in Berlin, Rahr said a "conflict of unimaginable dimensions over the future of Europe" is threatening now, with Crimea being only a secondary crisis spot. If the West continues to try to pull all former Soviet states in the Community of Independent States, minus Russia, into NATO, "we are at the brink of the Third World War," Rahr warned.
Jacques Attali, former advisor to several French Presidents, wrote in his blog March 26:
John Scales Avery, the Contact Person in Denmark for Pugwash Conferences, member of the Danish Peace Commission of 1998, and chairman of the Danish Peace Academy, March 14:
In an article entitled "Ukraine and the Danger of Nuclear War," Avery writes,
Floyd Rudmin, professor at the University of Tromso, March 30:
In an article on the "Need To Re-Perceive the Crisis in Ukraine and Try To See a Russian Perspective," published in Counter Currents, Rudmin says that European nations, which have suffered two world wars on their territory, must tell Americans to cut out the drive to demonize and attack Russia, "before an incident turns into conventional war, turns into missile war, turns into nuclear war. Those transitions could take 30 minutes."
Paul Craig Roberts, columnist and former Treasury official in the Reagan Administration, on his website, PaulCraig Roberts.org, Feb. 17:
In a column on his website titled "The End Is Nearer than You Think," Roberts claims that Obama continues the policies of the neoconservatives wh
In a column on his website, "Pushing Toward the Final War," Roberts attacks Obama's recent trip in Europe and says:
Stephen Cohen, Russian studies professor at New York University, to CNN, March 9: