Obama’s Nuclear Security Summit Ignores Greatest Threat

3rd April 2016 / Global

By Stephen Lendman – Nuclear armed and dangerous America and Israel pose the greatest threat to world peace. Obama’s just concluded Nuclear Security Summit ignored it entirely. Russia declined to attend for good reason. More on this below.

Obama’s demagoguery makes painful listening. He commented at NSS’ closing session, hailing dubious “extensive and impressive…steps” taken to keep nuclear material out of the hands of “terrorists.”

Arsenals controlled by state terrorists alone matter. Extremist groups have no ability to enrich uranium or produce nuclear weapons.

They’re unable to operate without extensive support America and its rogue allies provide. Obama calling ISIS “a threat to us all” ignored its US creation, used as imperial death squads where they’re deployed.

They’re “losing ground” thanks to Russia’s intervention in Syria, changing the dynamic decisively on the ground, foiling Washington’s regional imperial agenda.

Obama claiming a sense of US urgency to “destroy ISIL in Iraq and Syria” is refuted by hard facts. Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said America isn’t serious about fighting ISIS.

Obama supports a scourge vital to contain and defeat. Saying “we need to do even more to prevent the flow of foreign terrorist fighters” ignores their support by rogue Western, Arab and Israeli regimes.

His “vision” calls for endless violence, turbulence, instability and chaos. The only “terrorist network” is headquartered in Washington – with branch offices in Brussels, Tel Aviv, Riyadh, Ankara, and Doha.

The world today is less safe than ever before in world history. America’s rage for dominance threatens everyone.

Lavrov explained why Russia declined to participate in the NSS – because Washington wants its will imposed on world institutions, denying other summit participants “equal rights.”

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“We now observe the attempts to delude the world public about what is happening around Russia’s non-participation in the nuclear summit in Washington,” said Lavrov.

“Measures now concluded were staged from the very outset to deny equitable participation.”

“(W)e have long and substantively explained that the format, in which it was devised, manifests the countries’ inequality in preparing final documents” so Washington can exert sole control.

A critic of America’s deplorable Security Council veto record once equated it to holding a World Series with only one team participating.


Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net.

His new book as editor and contributor is titled “Flashpoint in Ukraine: US Drive for Hegemony Risks WW III.”

http://www.claritypress.com/LendmanIII.html. Visit his blog site at sjlendman.blogspot.com.

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