by Ian R Thorpe,
"War is peace,
freedom is slavery,
ignorance is strength"
So wrote George Orwell in his dystopian (but eerily prophetic) novel '1984'. Intelegtuals have puzzled over the meaning of these slogans of 'The English Socialist Party' (INGSOC) for decades (find an answer but not THE ANSWER here).
Needless to say the actual meaning is multi layered, but when we recall that under the Big Brother regime of the novel, social control is maintained through technological surveillance and through the powers granted to The Thought Police, then the latest news to leak out of the European Parliament takes on a far more sinister aspect that one would immediately assume.
We have reported the President of the European Parliament (Gauleiter Martin Schulz) has often publicly expressed his contempt for democracy and said public opinion is irrelevant and voters are too ignorant to understand the issues they are voting on the fact that the EU has three Presidents, Schulz, Jean - Claude Drunkard, President of the EU Commission (the executive branch) and Donald Tusk, President of the EU Council, the committee of national leaders and senior bureaucrats, should tell you everything you need to know about the nature of this bureaucratic dictatorship.
The EU is blatantly pro American, supportive of moves towards global totalitatrian government and opposed to democracy, except for the kind of democratic assembly that merely rubber stamps bureaucrats decisions. Moreover, the EU has well documented designs towards extending 'Europe' into the middle east and north Africa, which makes an insane kind of sense of Hausfrau - Volksfuhrer Merkel's determination to flood Europe with illegal immigrants from those regions.
So what of the EU's latest threat to the right of free speech and free expression?
The European Parliament Subcommittee on Security and Defense is openly Russophobic in accusing Russia of waging an information war, MEP Javier Couso warns.
According to Couso, a recent subcommittee discussion on 'Russian propaganda' and the 'threat posed by Russia' was attended by two NATO officials, one of them being an employee of United States dominated Stratcom – the alliance's Strategic Communications Center.
"We were presented with a report which claimed that Russia and Russian media are lying to the Europeans and seeking to mislead them," Couso told the media. "I disagreed because we, the European citizens, were being told what we should or shouldn't watch." This of course accords with what Boggart Abroad has reported previously about western propaganda demonising Russia to swing public opinion in support of a war President Obama desperately needs.
Cuoso also leaked information that there’s already at least one team tasked with opposing 'Russian propaganda' by using a website and freelance employees to debunk ‘disinformation.’
"They intend to create Russian-language media outlets in order to oppose this 'propaganda', along with European media which would openly denounce journalists working for certain media agencies – for example, RT and Sputnik were mentioned by name – and accuse them of spreading disinformation," the MEP added.
Couso surmised that the goal of Washington and NATO’s appears to be preventing the EU from maintaining friendly relations with Russia.
"The thing is, NATO has made a strategic decision not only to encircle Russia, but to exclude it from Europe’s collective security system. Therefore, all of NATO’s actions – and, unfortunately, those of the EU countries which support the alliance – are aimed at preventing us from enjoying good relations with Russia, all for the US’ benefit," Couso concluded.
Earlier this month, the European External Action Service (EEAS) announced the creation of its Russian-language news website. According to the EEAS, the site will present visitors with a wide assortment of publications on the anti-Russian sanctions, life in Ukraine, and EU efforts in the Middle East, along with the so called 'Disinformation Reviews' compiled by a "mythbusting network" comprised of "over 300 experts, journalists, officials, NGOs and Think Tanks in over 30 countries." As we said, pure propaganda presenting the European and American point of view. Russia of course uses Russia Today and Sputnik to present its point of view. Btween the two we have to use our common sense filters to decide for ourselves what is somewhere near the truth.
Here to help you is an amusing and informative Dummies Guide To The Syrian Conflict, which shows how nothing in international relations is straightforward. Which is why you should follow sites like Boggart Abroad, always sceptical and anti - establishment and always willing to remind you that in the geopolitical gunfight at the OK Corral, none of the contenders is wearing a white hat.
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