Foreign Powers, Terrorism and Regime Destabilization: USA/EU/NATO Turns the Ukrainian Narrative Upside Down

Foreign Powers, Terrorism and Regime Destabilization: USA/EU/NATO turns the Ukrainian Narrative upside down As the saying goes – one man’s terrorist is another man’s freedom fighter… Faced with a growing revolt in the East, including the killing of a member of the security forces, the nationalist Ukrainian regime, together with its USA, NATO and EU sponsors, has decided that violent protest is not such a good idea after all. According to the Kiev Post Olexander Turchinov, the ‘president’ of the Ukrainian post- coup regime, declared on Sunday 13th April that the National Security and Defence Council had decided that it would launch a large scale anti-terrorist operation involving the armed forces of Ukraine, unless the occupations ended and the rebels disarmed by Monday morning. Turchinov claimed that Russia was entirely to blame for the disorder and violence. Later that day, in an unscheduled and urgently convened UN Security Council meeting, Samantha Power, US ambassador to the UN, also claimed that the attacks in Eastern Ukraine were planned and co-ordinated by Russia, and that ‘there’s nothing grass roots seeming about it(sic)’. This despite the fact that there has been an entirely ‘grass roots seeming’ rebellion developing in East Ukraine ever since the violent overthrow of the legal regime by foreign-sponsored protestors on February 22nd.

US Attempts to Further ISOLATE Russia

In an interview with Reuters, General Philip Breedlove, NATO Supreme Allied Commander, painted a foreboding picture of an imminent Russian threat. Breedlove claimed that there are 40,000 troops massed on the Ukrainian border. He went on to claim that the troops are in a high level of readiness and that all the required components of an invading force are in place, including the required mix of personnel and materiel. He claimed they could achieve their strategic goal within three to five days. Russia has repeatedly downplayed any threat, claiming that the troops are involved in routine exercises. Breedlove continued to speculate what the ‘goal’ of this force might be, and offered three possible scenarios: