Cheney Appointee Victoria Nuland's Neocon Ukrainian Adventures

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Victoria "Fuck The EU" Nuland, who was plotting to get 'Yats' into government, whose husband is neocon Robert Kagan, worked for and was appointed by Dick Cheney.

What is a Cheney appointee like Victoria Nuland doing still being Assistant Secretary of State for European Affairs, under a Democratic administration? In a State Department run by Hillary Clinton?

Strobe Talbott, is the President of the Brookings Institution, and on the Executive Committee (see asterisk) of David Rockefeller's (ExxonMobil, Chevron, JPMorgan Chase) Trilateral Commission. From the Jan. 2013 membership list:

*Strobe Talbott, President, The Brookings Institution, Washington; former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

JANUARY 2013
*Executive Committee

From back in December 2013, before the present situation blew up:

(STRATEGIC CULTURE) Meet Neocon “Doughnut Dolly” Victoria Nuland
Wayne MADSEN | 18.12.2013 | 00:00

During America’s many overseas wars, volunteer women of the United Services Organization (USO), a group designed to boost the morale of U.S. troops in combat zones, served coffee and doughnuts to American soldiers. These women, called “doughnut dollies,” were on the scene in the South Pacific, Korea, and Vietnam.

The U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, has reprised the role of the “Doughnut Dolly” by distributing snacks to anti-government protesters on Maidan square in central Kyiv. Armed with a white plastic shopping bag full of biscuits, Nuland was trying to boost the morale of the protesters in what has become a virtual proxy war between the United States and Russia. Control of Ukraine by NATO has long been a gleam in the eye of American neo-conservative war hawks like Arizona Republican Senator John McCain who followed Nuland by a day among the Maidan protesters.

Following the election of Barack Obama to the presidency in 2008, many Americans believed that the age of the neo-cons was over. Neo-cons, nostalgic for the Cold War, put their own imprimatur on the George W. Bush presidency by having it adopt all the principles of neocon policy dogma, most notably a document known as the Project for the New American Century or “PNAC.” With fresh policy guidance from within the neo-con policymaking lairs of the American Enterprise Institute, Heritage Foundation, Hudson Institute, and the Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, neocons like Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Richard Perle, Douglas Feith, Scooter Libby, and Robert Kagan set about to plunge the United States into senseless wars in Iraq, Afghanistan, and beyond in a never-ending “global war on terrorism.”

Kagan, although not as well-known as the others, continues to steer America into foreign policy fiascos such as U.S. involvement in the domestic affairs of Ukraine. Kagan has an ace-in-the-hole in stirring up tensions in Ukraine because his wife is none other than Victoria Nuland…

Nuland’s career has been one of ensuring that the underpinnings of the Cold War never completely died out in Europe. Her State Department career began as the chief of staff to President Bill Clinton’s Deputy Secretary of State and close friend, Strobe Talbott. It was under Talbott that Nuland helped completely fracture Yugoslavia and ensured that the U.S. slanted against the interests of Russia’s ally, Serbia. After helping to lord over the final end of Yugoslavia, Nuland moved to develop U.S. foreign policy for the former Soviet Union. Ukraine landed right in the middle of Nuland’s target scope.

After the Clinton administration, Nuland went on to become Vice President Dick Cheney’s principal foreign policy adviser. Impressed with her anti-Russian and neo-con stance, Cheney recommended Nuland to be the U.S. ambassador to NATO. After the Bush administration, Nuland ensured that the neo-con apparatchiks continued to have a say in the new president’s foreign policy. Nuland was appointed as the special envoy for Conventional Armed Forces in Europe in a further bid to confront Russia. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appointed Nuland as her press spokesman after Philip J. Crowley was forced to resign after he publicly complained about the military prison treatment of Army Private Bradley Manning, arrested and jailed for releasing classified State Department cables to WikiLeaks. Nuland, unlike Crowley, would ensure that neo-con swagger would dominate Mrs. Clinton’s State Department. That swagger became abundantly clear in the CIA’s coup against President Manuel Zelaya in Honduras, the U.S.-led overthrow of Muammar Qaddafi in Libya, and U.S. support for uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.

Nuland would survive the controversy over the October 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission/CIA facility in Benghazi, Libya. Initially, many conservative Republicans criticized Nuland for her role in providing ambassador to the UN Susan Rice with “talking points” explaining away the failure of the U.S. to protect the compound from an attack that killed U.S. ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other U.S. personnel. All it took was a tap on the shoulder from Nuland’s husband Kagan and his influential friends in the neo-con hierarchy for the criticism of his wife to stop. And stop it did as Nuland was confirmed, without Republican opposition, to be the new Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, a portfolio that gave her a clear mandate to interfere in the domestic policies of Ukraine and other countries, including Russia itself.

Kagan began laying the groundwork for his wife’s continued presence in a Democratic administration when, in 2007, he switched sides from the Republicans and aligned with the Democrats. This was in the waning days of the Bush administration and, true to form, neo-cons, who politically and family-wise hail from Trotskyite chameleons, saw the opportunity to continue their influence over U.S. foreign policy.

With the election of Obama in 2008, Kagan was able to maintain a PNAC presence, through his wife, inside the State Department. Kagan, a co-founder of PNAC, monitors his wife’s activities from his perch at the influential Brookings Institution. And it was no surprise that McCain followed Nuland to Maidan Square. Kagan was one of McCain’s top foreign policy advisers in the 2008 campaign, even though he publicly switched to the Democrats the year before.
Kagan ensured that he kept a foot in both parties. Although McCain was defeated by Obama in 2008, Kagan’s influence was preserved when his wife became a top foreign policy adviser to Obama. The root of this control by neo-cons of the two major U.S. political parties is the powerful Israel Lobby and is the reason why in excess of 95 percent of neo-cons are also committed Zionists.

Kagan’s writings and pronouncements from Brookings have had a common thread: anti-Vladimir Putin rhetoric and a strong desire to see Ukraine and Georgia in NATO, Bashar al Assad falling in Syria and thus eliminating a Russian ally, no further expansion of Shanghai Cooperation Organization membership and the eventual collapse of the counter-NATO organization, and the destabilization of Russia’s southern border region by radical Salafists and Wahhabists funded by Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Qatar, not coincidentally, hosts a Brookings Institution office that advises the Qatari government.

But dominance of U.S. foreign policy does not end with Nuland and her husband. Kagan’s brother, Fred Kagan, is another neo-con foreign policy launderer. Residing at the American Enterprise Institute, Fred Kagan was an “anti-corruption” adviser to General David Petraeus. Kagan held this job even as Petraeus was engaged in an extra-marital affair, which he corruptly covered up. Fred Kagan’s wife is Kimberly Kagan. She has been involved in helping to formulate disastrous U.S. policies for the military occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan. Fred and Kimberly have also worked on U.S. covert operations to overthrow the government of Iran. No family in the history of the United States, with the possible exception of John Foster and Allen Dulles, has had more blood on its hands than have the Kagans. And it is this family that is today helping to ratchet up the Cold War on the streets of Kyiv.

Victoria Nuland is, indeed, the proper “Doughnut Dolly” for the paid George Soros, U.S. Agency for International Development, National Endowment for Democracy, and Freedom House provocateurs on Maidan Square. Political prostitutes representing so many causes, from nationalistic Ukrainian fascists to pro-EU globalists, require a symbol. There is no better symbol for the foreign-made “Orange Revolution II” than the biscuit-distributing Victoria Nuland. Her unleavened biscuits have found the hungry mouths of America’s “Three Stooges” of ex-boxer and political opportunist Vitaly Klitschko, globalist Arseny Yatsenyuk, and neo-Nazi Oleg Tyagnibok.

On the background of PNAC, see 9/11 Hard Facts:

In the summer of 2000, the Project for the New American Century (PNAC), a neo-conservative think tank riddled with soon to be Bush administration officials and advisors, issued a document calling for the radical restructuring of U.S. government and military policies.

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The intended destruction of Russia (and China, India, and any organized state East of Poland), by PNAC and Zbigniew Brzezinski:

“When the Soviet Union was collapsing in late 1991, Dick wanted to see the dismantlement not only of the Soviet Union and the Russian empire but of Russia itself, so it could never again be a threat to the rest of the world.”
- Robert Gates on Dick Cheney

Something former CFR Director Dick Cheney has in common with the co-founder of the Trilateral Commission, Zbigniew Brzezinksi.

From back in 2004:

(VOLTAIRENET) Zbigniew Brzezinski: the Empire’s Adviser
The outrageous strategy to destroy Russia

by Arthur Lepic

Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Jimmy Carter’s former adviser, embodies the continuity of U.S. foreign policy whether it is democratic or republican. A great admirer of Henry Kissinger, Brzezinski has always defended, praised and shown an absolute respect for the master’s two diplomacy concepts: the balance of the powers theorized by Metternich and George Kennan’s containment doctrine. Zbigniew Brzezinski recommends how Russia should be militarily weakened and intimidated. He is convinced that the best way to achieve it is by destabilizing its border regions, a political strategy that aroused the interest of former presidential candidate John Kerry’s team who recruited his son Mark Brzezinski as its foreign policy adviser.

Zbigniew Brzezinksi on Ukraine today:

(FT) Russia needs a ‘Finland option’ for Ukraine
By Zbigniew Brzezinski
February 23, 2014 8:21 pm

The US could and should convey clearly to Mr Putin that it is prepared to use its influence to make certain a truly independent and territorially undivided Ukraine will pursue policies towards Russia similar to those so effectively practised by Finland: mutually respectful neighbours with wide-ranging economic relations with Russia and the EU; no participation in any military alliance viewed by Moscow as directed at itself but expanding its European connectivity.

But to be credible to the Kremlin, the US needs also to spell out privately that attempts to destabilise the emerging democracy in Kiev or detach parts of Ukraine – not to mention even overt or covert Russian participation in its neighbour’s domestic conflicts – would compel Washington to use its influence internationally to prompt steps that would be economically costly to Moscow.

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Bush apppointee Nuland is a power broker in the State Dept under Obama and Clinton because they are just like Bush. They are smarter and better spoken versions but essentially the same. Those of you who count on elections to create change in American govt have not yet woke up to the fact that American foreign policy is not up for voter approval (Example: US relationship with Israel). No matter who you elect president we are going to continue with this fascist attempt to take over the world so that everybody in the world can enjoy the American worker paradise. This is the creation of the Neo-cons which has a bipartisan membership. After 9/11 consensus was created that the threat to the 1% (Twin Towers was their capital) that the plan was going to be enacted, period. The fact that the center of the American economic system was struck was no accident. At the time I thought the attackers could have had greater effect by crashing those airliners into a nuclear powered aircraft carrier moored at the Norfolk Naval Station (NOB) which would have spread radiation over the entire area making America's largest naval base useless. The Norfolk airport is minutes flying time from NOB and at the time there was no air defense for the base. I now recognize that such an attack would not have created such fear among the 1% to make them react as they have.

Democracy is dead in the US. The 1% have captured both parties. To get our democracy back now requires radical actions such as civil disobedience as a starter. Americans dont get it that we are being told that we should not worry our pretty little heads about America trying to enslave and indoctrinate the world into being just like the US where the 1% call the shots. The 1% thinks that will provide them safety and even greater wealth and power. They would not think that if they were students of history. Americans now go back to your Dancing with the Stars and your debate about the dresses at the Academy Awards.

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I like how the code words are in bold.

What about thug, is it in there? I wouldn't care to even look back at this nonsense.

"Mind Control is a Bitch!"

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The only difference between the land wars of Bush and the clandestine means of Obama is method. The goal is the same. If that is enough of a distinction for you than so be it. I care more about the goals than I do the methods. You dont think the idea of turning Ukraine against the nuclear armed Russians is one of the most dangerous ideas ever considered?

So tell us how to get the Democratic Party back when you have candidates who stroke progressives like you with pretty talk and when their action does not meet their rhetoric there are no consequences. This pattern will be repeated by Clinton but progressives will flock to vote for the first woman president. That will be all they want or will get out of the election. Putting your faith in overturning Citizens United as a panacea to restore Democracy is a fools errand. We had a functoning democracy prior to Citizens United? Guys like Thom and Bernie will sell that notion as some kind of magic tonic to keep his viewers listening. You dont think that rich people will figure out another way to make their money have impact? The problem is not Citizens United. That is a sympton. The problem is the concentration in wealth which was allowed to happen by changes in tax rates and ownership rules long before Citizens United. Expecting that overturning Citizens United will restore democracy is like treating the cough of a person with pnuemonia. Societies that allow this type of wealth concentration to ooccur are typically only able to fix it from some society disrupting catastrophe like global war or Great Depression. It is next to impossible to fix it in the normal politcal process. That is why well functioning democracies with educated citizens do not allow it to happen. The genie is out of the bottle and good luck getting him back in. To do so would be propagandized as stealing money from the people who earned it. Try countering that argument with uneducated Joe Public.

FYI - The Suez Canal runs through Egypt not Israel. Obama backed the coup that overthrew the popularly elected Morsi partly for concerns about Suez although the largest Super Tankers cant use it anyway. So American security interests are more important than Egyptian democracy? In the long run Suez Canal security would be improved with a democratric nation astride Suez. US support of Israel as ZERO to do with the Suez Canal. The US interest is much more right wing bibilical.

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Those of you who count on elections to create change in American govt have not yet woke up to the fact that American foreign policy is not up for voter approval

There is a huge difference between the land wars of the Bush Administration and the proxy wars of the Obama Administration, which were also going on during the Bush Administration. (For instance, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Jendayi Frazer encouraged Ethiopia to invade Somalia, to destabilize the country and the Union of Islamic Courts.)

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I find it interesing that the U.S. condemns Russian troops in the Crimea when by treaty it is allowed 25,000 troops on Crimean soil. Currently, they have 16,000. It's the home of Russia's largest naval base. Always has been going back centuries.

The treaty that allowed 100's of thousands of U.S. troops in Iraq was where?

Hypocracy abounds.

The Crimean Parliament has declared the federal government of Ukraine illicit...and has scheduled a referendum on re-joining the Russian State...its historical home. The outcome will be interesting.

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There isnt a difference between war and covert action if you are on the receiving end. The difference for Americans is that they dont have to send their kids to die in the initial stages. If the US keeps pushing Russia we may well end up with nuclear armageddon. Nations that THINK they are being pushed into a corner react in impulsive unpredictable ways that do not appear rational to the nation PERCEIVED as the pusher. Japan 1941 is the best example.

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Quote Roger Casement:Both the RNC and DNC are the lackeys of the Rockefellers and their organisations (CFR, Trilateral Commission, Bilderberg Group, Kissinger Associates, Albright Stonebridge Group, International Crisis Group, etc.).

However, there is a real Democratic Party out there that has not been captured. All we have to do is get the party back and take away the Rockefeller/Rothschild fortunes.

From where I have been watching, I now see our U.S. nation in a modern version of the "movie" people in Germany might have seen if they were watching their own government before and after January 30, 1933, during the Weimar Republic.

The U.S.'s well-planned "mysterious" 9-11 was this "modern" movie's Reichstag Fire. The "puppet" to be placed in the "highest power" position, however, was still purchased and placed by the Oil Barons, Bank Barons, European Monarchs still left, and all the extended families, just like pre-WW2.

This time the "most powerful person in the world" position was POTUS, and has been given to every president we've had, at least since — and including — Reagan. Truman, of course, had been put in place to start the U.S. destruction job immediately after FDR died. FDR just made it impossible to coup d'etat the U.S. government while he was alive, but he was SO difficult to assassinate since he sat in a wheel chair and was never unguarded.

Right now, this "British/Dutch Empire" is in a hurry for a war and a reduced global population, because in reality their banks (which include our banks) are bankrupt, and they need to get rid of any governments in places that they can loot, like Asia, and Eurasia.

One of the main reasons that the banks are bankrupt is that they have allowed themselves to use money to earn money — the addictive idea behind capitalism, i.e. gambling — after they managed to get rid of Glass-Steagal, and they lost all of their money. So much that they all are in absolutely impossible debt.

The POTUS, whom the leaders of this British/Dutch Empire have chosen for this important time, is a man they believe to have a personality which would always be ready to take their orders — and not go out on its own, once it takes its ordered dictatorship.

They had learned, after they purchased and placed Hitler, to look for the type of personality which wants to do well in an oligarchical system. Hitler, once he took the dictatorship in Germany, started bombing Britain and Europe, instead of going to war wih Russia — as he was ordered.

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Sorry. Mistake.

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