Trump Is Being Set-up For War With Iran

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May 13, 2019 “Information Clearing House” – Trump destroyed his chance at being a successful president by the stupid appoinments he has made.  At the moment he is being set up by his national security advisor John Bolton and Israel for a war with Iran.

Using the same format of lies that was used against Iraq, Libya, Syria, and Venezuela, Bolton has accused Iran of “troubling and escalatory indications” of a forthcoming Iranian attack on American forces in the Middle East.  To help protect against the attack, Bolton has ordered Patriot missile batteries, an aircraft carrier strike group, and a bomber strike force to the region.

Even the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz, pointed out that Bolton failed to identify the “troubling and escalatory” Iranian actions.  No one else has seen any sign of them.

The reason for the Patriot missiles is not to deter Iran from an attack, but to prevent successful Iranian response to an attack on Iran.

This is the likely situation:  The deal between the Washington Ziocons and Netanyahu is that either Israel will attack an American ship or whatever is selected, and it will be blamed on Iran, thus forcing Trump to “defend America” and retaliate, or Israel using American disguise will attack Iran, thus provoking a response from Iran.  

Iran is already on hair trigger from having been provoked excessively by Washington withdrawing from the Iranian nuclear agreement, reimposing sanctions, and making endless false accusations against Iran, as Washington has done against Russia, Syria, Iraq, Libya, Venezuela, Yemen.  It wouldn’t take much more to set off Iranian emotions.  

Trump is clearly set-up.  If Bolton and Netanyahu want the US at war with Iran, it is their call.

And they do want the US at war with Iran.  Iran and Syria back Hezbollah, and Hezbollah prevents Israel’s annexation of southern Lebanon, which Israel has twice tried only to have its army, which is not good for anything except killing unarmed women and children in Gaza, quickly defeated by Hezbollah.  Thus, eliminating support for Hezbollah is a high priority for Israel and its neoconservative allies in Washington.

The neoconservatives have an additional reason for delivering chaos to Iran.  If Bolton can produce a situation in Iran like the one the US created in Libya, Iraq, and Syria, American-supplied jihadists can be infiltrated into Muslin provinces in the Russian Federation as punishment for Russia’s independent stance in world affairs.

The stakes for Russia are higher in Iran than in Syria.  Russia can stand aside only at huge cost to itself.

China also has an interest.  Until the Russian energy pipeline to China is completed, China needs Iranian oil.  Disruption of Iran by chaos is a way of throttling China by reducing China’s energy supply.

The war that Bolton and Netanyahu are preparing to spring on Trump is likely to be much larger than they think.

  • Trump is being set up?? Meaning he doesn’t understand what’s going on? Well, he is a jackass, I’ll give you that. But he’s the one who hired Bolton. He’s the one who’s hired all the bozos and hawks and grifters who surround him. And why not? He himself is a grifter.

    You write as if none of this is Trump’s doing, as if he’s a babe in the woods being taken advantage of. When in fact he’s the same dangerous, ignorant, corrupt con man he’s always been. This notion of somebody “springing” a war on him is baloney.

  • Jon

    ” . . .Netanyahu is that either Israel will attack an American ship . . .” Like they did 50 years ago–see USS Liberty!

  • Jon

    I see “false flag” in the making, like they tried to do with USS Liberty 50 years ago.

  • Neville

    Iran is not worried about the US fleet steaming past, seen one ship seen them all .
    Iran knows the game plan they’ve seen it all before so I expect they’ll just brown eye US threats .

  • Neville

    By hiring Bolton Trump will get to see for himself how the US has gotten into so many conflicts .

  • The only thing Trump sees for himself is himself.

  • Sabrina

    This will be a painful lesson for the Iranians but trump will learn nothing as he is incapable of caring for others. Maybe we need a dragon to teach Americans that they need to stop this stupid and incompetent president.

  • pancho Zsoy

    Why Bless his little heart. Poor little boy! He probably misses his daddy!
    So he needs the American people to join him in his little toy soldier games!

  • Neville

    For what reasoning don’t you like Trump seeing he has lifted the US economy out of the gutter lowering unemployment and raising wages ?

  • Neville

    HE is the President and he does see himself as most probably the most powerful person on the planet ; HE was brought up in the New York business community ,wimps don’t prosper .
    What would you see in yourself if you were in his shoes Lisa ?

  • WTF??

  • Sabrina

    Oh puleeze, trump has only made the wealthy wealthier &the poor poorer. US honor is besmirched. He has distanced himself from our allies in his stupidity He is waging a tariff war that is hurting America, esp our famers. He is a liar, a narcissist, a nasty man. Our economy was fine as was the stock market. The only reason the SM is up is 1) Because of Obama’s policies and 2) the billion dollar giveaway to the top 1% enabled them – not to create businesses – but to simply buy back their own stock to pump up CEO’s bonuses. Employment figures are only taken from the employment rolls – once off, you are no longer considered employed.

  • Sabrina

    But they have never faced a crazy imbecile like trump – and Bolton and Pompous Pompeo to boot.

  • Sabrina

    trump is a very sick individual who has never made a good business deal in his life but has gone bankrupt many times with Daddy Trump bailing him out. Remember when people go bankrupt, taxpayers haveto pick up the tab. trump has lost billions this way. He can’t make a deal and he can’t fire anyone. he is an empty suit. trump is a wimp and, yes, Neville wimps lose and trump is a loser.

  • Neville

    Well Sabrina I take it you’ve never conducted business in the big apple ,talking about bailing out business who bailed out the banks etc after the GFC , none other than you !

  • Neville

    Sabrina what has Trump done to you personally to inflame you ?

  • Neville

    Ah Sabrina , you’ll notice your so called wealthy people are restructuring their businesses to employ more American workers like the steel mills that one in particular is spending $1 Billion on seeing those tariffs you speak of will stop import of cheap inferior steel arriving from China

  • Neville

    It’s called vanity Lisa and for someone to go through the bullshit to become the President of the USA I expect Trump would have to be pretty vain but from my observation Hillary’s vanity is something else all together different bordering on lunatic .

  • Sabrina

    Not me and actually I did have a small business in NYC.

  • Sabrina

    The question is “What hasn’t he done?”

  • Sabrina

    Ah Neville, Oh that sounds so……..nice but the proof is in the pudding and I ain’t tasted none yet and if and when I do it’s gonna cost a whole heck of a lot more than I’m willing to pay. Plus they’ll get big tax breaks for you and I to pick up.

  • Neville

    Who’s tax money paid bailed everyone out after the GFC ?
    You like I have have been small business people where we rely on the difference between wholesale & retail to seek our net profit after costs , people like Trump have big business that profit from their losses on their tax returns and the most important person in their business is their tax accountant who do save them $millions on what they can write off legally

  • Neville

    Name what he has upset you about

  • Neville

    Sabrina you know full well you yourself being a business person how long it takes to restructure your assets after they had been mothballed due to your economic down turn namely when Barry & his Democrats did their economic best not to support US industry which in turn could not employ your fellow Americans and so forth etc so now that the very person you despise the most has made it affordable to crank up their businesses with tax cuts which many are using to pay higher wages and are going full gallop into making the USA the power house it was in the past

  • Neville

    Are you jealous of him Sabrina ?

  • Neville

    Did you vote George W Bush into office ?

  • Neville

    The pudding you speak of Sabrina is the employment level

  • Neville

    That’s a cowards reply Sabrina