NATO Says It Might Now Have Grounds to Attack Russia

 

“might constitute a Russian attack against the United States of America, and would, if the U.S. President declares it to be a Russian invasion of the U.S., trigger NATO’s mutual-defense clause and so require all NATO nations to join with the U.S. government in going to war against Russia, if the U.S. government so decides”.

Sounds remarkably like the American claims that “A US ship in the Gulf of Tonkin was attacked by the Vietnamese”……or, “Iraq has weapons of Mass Destruction, and could launch a nuclear attack within 45 minutes notice” Blah blah blah…………..
I suppose some highly paid “Legal Eagle” in the Pentagon, whose job it is to find statements made by “America’s enemies” and build a case for American retaliation against “terrorist aggression”
We’re ALL being drowned in Bullshit, by the Military Industrial Complex, and the corporate owned(bought and paid for) Mainstream Media.

Brian Harry, Australia

OffGuardian

by Eric Zuesse, via The Saker

On Tuesday, June 14th, NATO announced that if a NATO member country becomes the victim of a cyber attack by persons in a non-NATO country such as Russia or China, then NATO’s Article V “collective defense” provision requires each NATO member country to join that NATO member country if it decides to strike back against the attacking country. The preliminary decision for this was made two years ago after Crimea abandoned Ukraine and rejoined Russia, of which it had been a part until involuntarily transferred to Ukraine by the Soviet dictator Nikita Khrushchev in 1954. That NATO decision was made in anticipation of Ukraine’s ultimately becoming a NATO member country, which still hasn’t happened. However, only now is NATO declaring cyber war itself to be included as real “war” under the NATO Treaty’s “collective defense” provision.

NATO is now alleging that because Russian hackers…

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