Kerry in Moscow: No Change in Hostile US Policy

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by Stephen Lendman
Hegemons don’t change policy, at times create the illusion of change only. Sordid US history proves it can’t be trusted, agreements made systematically breached.
America’s longstanding agenda calls for replacing all sovereign independent nations with US vassal states – by color revolutions or wars of aggression.
Syria remains in the eye of the storm, along with eliminating freedom-fighting resistance in southeastern Ukraine.
Kerry’s fourth visit to Moscow since May 2015 isn’t about improving bilateral relations. They’ve been sour for most of the past century, notably during Putin’s tenure. 
US hardliners absurdly consider him America’s main existential threat – because of his redoubtable spirit, his commitment to keep Russia free from imperial control, and his dedication to world peace and stability.
Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Kerry and Sergey Lavrov will “continue to discuss topical issues of bilateral cooperation and international agenda” – admitting relations “remain difficult, seriously suffer(ing) from “unfriendly (US) moves” since Washington replaced democrats with Nazi-infested putschists in Ukraine.
According to Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, Putin and Lavrov will meet with Kerry on July 14 and 15 for “substantial talks” on key issues, notably on Syria and Ukraine.
Russia alone among major powers continues going all-out for conflict resolution in both countries – unattainable because Washington wants war, not peace.
It wants US-controlled puppet governance replacing Syrian sovereign independence, its people denied the right to decide who’ll lead them.
It wants Donbass freedom-fighters eliminated, fascist rule replacing them. US/Russian objectives differ intractably. Kerry’s visit won’t change them.
If Hillary Clinton succeeds Obama next year, expect deeper US-instigated hostility – perhaps the horror of unthinkable war between the world’s leading nuclear powers.
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.”
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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.