This week the Russian and Chinese
militaries are conducting a joint military
exercise involving large numbers of troops and combat vehicles. The former
Soviet Republics of Tajikistan, Kyrgkyzstan, and Kazakstan are participating.
Other countries appear ready to join the military alliance.
This new potent military alliance is a real world response
delusions about US
hegemony. Neocons believe that the US is supreme in the world and can
dictate its course. The neoconservative idiots have actually written papers,
read by Russians and Chinese, about why the US must use its military
superiority to assert hegemony over Russia and China.
Cynics believe that the neocons are just shills, like Bush
and Cheney, for the military-security complex and are paid to restart the cold
war for the sake of the profits of the armaments industry. But the fact is that
the neocons actually believe their delusions about American hegemony.
Russia and China have now witnessed enough of the Bush
administration�s unprovoked aggression in the world to take neocon intentions seriously.
As the US has proven that it cannot occupy the Iraqi city of Baghdad despite
five years of efforts, it most certainly cannot occupy Russia or China. That
means the conflict toward which the neocons are driving will be a nuclear
In an attempt to gain the advantage in a nuclear conflict,
the neocons are positioning US anti-ballistic
missiles on Soviet borders in Poland and the Czech Republic. This is an
as the Russians can eliminate anti-ballistic missiles with cruise missiles.
Neocons are people who desire war, but know nothing about it. Thus, the US
failures in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Reagan and Gorbachev ended the cold war. However, US
administrations after Reagan�s have broken the agreements and understandings.
The US gratuitously brought NATO and anti-ballistic missiles to Russia�s
borders. The Bush regime has initiated a propaganda war against the Russian
government of V. Putin.
These are gratuitous acts of aggression. Both the Russian
and Chinese governments are trying to devote resources to their economic
development, not to their militaries. Yet, both are being forced by America�s
aggressive posture to revamp their militaries.
Americans need to understand what the neocon Bush regime
cannot: a nuclear exchange between the US, Russia, and China would establish
the hegemony of the cockroach.
In a mere 6.5 years, the Bush regime has destroyed the
world�s good will toward the US. Today, America�s influence in the world is
limited to its payments of tens of millions of dollars to bribed heads of
foreign governments, such as Egypt�s and Pakistan�s. The Bush regime even
thinks that as it has bought and paid for Musharraf, he will stand aside and
permit Bush to make air strikes inside Pakistan. Is Bush blind to the danger
that he will cause an Islamic revolution within Pakistan that will depose the
US puppet and present the Middle East with an Islamic state armed with nuclear
Considering the instabilities and dangers that abound, the
aggressive posture of the Bush regime goes far beyond recklessness. The Bush
regime is the most irresponsibly aggressive regime the world has seen since
If only a sweet young thing would volunteer to give Bush a
blowjob so that he can be impeached before he leads us to Armageddon.
Craig Roberts [email him] was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in the
Reagan Administration. He is the author of Supply-Side
Revolution : An Insider's Account of Policymaking in Washington; Alienation
and the Soviet Economy and Meltdown:
Inside the Soviet Economy, and is the
co-author with Lawrence M. Stratton of The
Tyranny of Good Intentions : How Prosecutors and Bureaucrats Are Trampling the
Constitution in the Name of Justice. Click here for Peter
Brimelow�s Forbes Magazine interview with Roberts about the recent epidemic of