Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Votel Promotes False Anti-Russian Narrative | New Eastern Outlook

Votel Promotes False Anti-Russian Narrative | New Eastern OutlookAt a Security Forum sponsored by the wealthy, Madison Avenue-based “Aspen Institute” General Joseph Votel, Head of the US Special Operations Command went on an anti-Russia tirade. His widely circulated comments declared “Russia is looking to challenge us wherever they can…the intent is to create a situation where NATO can’t continue to thrive…” Votel went on to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin, “…as a threat to him and I think what they (Moscow) are attempting to do is create these frozen conflicts and create situations that are very, very difficult to resolve along their border.” Votel further described Russian foreign policy as “coercion and pressure on neighbors along their periphery to meet their particular objectives.”
First appeared: http://journal-neo.org/2015/08/11/votel-promotes-false-anti-russian-narrative/