Washington’s paranoia stems from it’s own policies of intervention and manipulation globally. This new attack against Russia is similar to the US interference in global stock markets. The US was “probably” responsible for causing the Chinese stock market crash, as many of us believe. The problem with such playground name calling is that the twofold strategy of a) blaming your counterparts for those activities you yourself have participated in and b) undermine any and all opposing voices/thinking and thus thwart any accusations of said activity, is wearing thin and fools only the gullible and the brain dead/brainwashed (by mainstream media dancing to the moneyed politics of the corrupt tune) “useful idiots” who fall for this tactic. I write these words wondering just how many Russophobic/boot licking(that’s the kinder version of the expression I refer to) will fall for this double bluff and support it. The US has had the monopoly on propaganda and the art of misdirection and outright lies for over 40 years and still there are those among the masses who will blindly follow this malfeasance. Every time the sleepwalking plebs let such deliberate and false claptrap lead them by the nose, they are forfeiting yet more of their will and freedoms like lambs to slaughter until they have no freedoms left.
A provision in intelligence legislation that is going through Congress would create a new high-level body aimed at thwarting covert Russian political interference around the world, potentially placing it at odds with the incoming Donald Trump administration.
The measure, tucked into the fiscal 2017 House and Senate bills authorizing US intelligence operations, would create a powerful new committee across the security services to oppose Russian destabilization measures and propaganda domestically and worldwide.
Its mission – defined broadly and without geographic limitation – is to “counter active measures by the Russian Federation to exert covert influence over peoples and governments”, according to the texts of both the House and the Senate bills, both of which have won the approval of their intelligence committees.
It was first published in June – long before Trump’s election, and his tilt toward Moscow, seemed…
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