Putin should cut off the gas to Europe. Paul Craig Roberts.

This week, Paul Craig Roberts argued that unless Russia soon fulfills on its thus-far merely verbal threat to stop supplying gas to Europe (now that the new Obama-controlled Ukraine is hostile to Russia and already owes Russia billions for gas transited and continuing to transit through Ukraine to Europe), there will be an increasingly likely if not already inevitable nuclear war.
“If Putin does not put his foot down hard and make clear to the Europeans what the stakes are, Washington will succeed in its determination to drive the world to war, and ‘exceptional and indispensable’ Americans will die along with all the rest.”
Address These Sobering Questions Right Now
Roberts argues that to pull the plug on Europe’s economies right now will be far less damaging than a nuclear war between NATO and Russia would be, and that whereas Russia will suffer economic hardship from the loss of the European market, that’s nothing compared to the immense losses that Russia, like the West, will suffer from a nuclear war.
Whereas European losses would be only for a year or two, while alternate energy-sources come and go to replace Russian gas, losses from a nuclear war would be permanent, and would be virtually everywhere.
Roberts concludes with the following sobering questions for “dear readers”:
When has Washington told you anything that was not a lie?  Washington’s lies have caused millions of casualties.  Do you want to be a casualty of Washington’s lies?
Do you believe that Washington’s lies and propaganda about the Malaysian airliner and Ukraine are worth risking life on earth?  Who is so gullible that he cannot recognize that Washington’s lies about Ukraine are like Washington’s lies about Hussein’s weapons of mass destruction, Iranian nukes, and Assad’s use of chemical weapons? 
Do you think that the neoconservative influence that prevails in Washington, regardless of the political party in office, is too dangerous to be tolerated?

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3 Responses to “Putin should cut off the gas to Europe. Paul Craig Roberts.”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Absolutly ,
    Washington succeded with Ukraine and will NOT stop there . Only fools could believe it . There will be another Pearl Harbor/ plane crash or something else ….
    After all USA was unstoppable till now…
    Add this to sanctions Putin put on food imported from EU /40% of all food in Russia is imported .
    So USA will wait for food prices rise and hunger in Russia and then will attack .
    I would put all my money on that scenario.

  2. Tapestry says:

    I imagine Russia could produce food if she wished to, but with subsidised EU output available why bother?.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Shares in Russian food companies have allegedly risen by over 30% so the oligarchs will be in a win win situation regardless.

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