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Jimmy Carter's Blood Drenched Legacy

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Five months ago, I wrote an article titled “Jimmy Carter’s Blood-Drenched Legacy”... This list was not meant to be exhaustive, but merely to highlight some of the most prominent contradictions between Carter’s ideals and his actions. 

After subsequent research and reader feedback, I realized there were many examples I had not mentioned.

Article 21 of the Paris Agreement in 1973 stipulated that “the United States will contribute to healing the wounds of war and to postwar reconstruction of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and throughout Indochina.”  When asked in 1977 if the United States had a moral obligation to help rebuild Vietnam, Carter responded that “the destruction was mutual.

...And I don’t feel that we ought to apologize or to castigate ourselves or to assume the status of culpability.” 

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Nor should Operation Cyclone be overlooked as the beginning of the Afghanistan War that is still haunting us. It was Carter, who at the advice of Zbigniew Brzezinski began arming fanatical terrorists, the mujahideen in 1979, before the USSR intervened (not invaded) to come to the aid of their communist allied government.

It was the US that halted Afghanistan's progress and the advancement of women's rights. The US cynically used women going to school, working and new freedoms to stir up fanaticism to draw the USSR into "their Vietnam" as Brzezinski later bragged to L e Nouvel Observateur:

"What is most important in the history of the world? The Taliban or the fall of the Soviet empire? Some excited Islamists where the liberation of Central Europe and the end of the cold war?"


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Millions have died over the decades in the Carter/Brzezinski chessboard "game".


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Thanks David for this post and reminder.

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Yes, the crimes of Jimmy Carter need to be exposed, and his security advisor Zigbig Brzezinski, so the country/world sees the USA acknowledges its War Criminal past on even one of its most vocal of "human-rights" of presidents.


Opednews and Rob like to feature Paul Craig Roberts, a revisionist historian, some of his articles contradict PRC's past actions unethical, immoral behavior when the "Father of Reaganomics" was Assistant Sec. of Treasury.

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We didn't rebuild Vietnam like we did Europe because they weren't WASP's.

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We didn't help the Soviets to rebuild after WWll either despite having suffered the greatest damage and casualties. They were Godless commies after all.

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I just read in my European History Demystified book on p. 264: "Stalin, who regarded the Marshall Plan as a blatant American attempt to subjugate Western Europe, would not allow any nation behind the Iron Curtain to accept American aid."

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Interesting piece of information. Seems he was right. Thanks.

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It seems to me that the elites are becoming more in our face about their thuggery, lying and murdering. It is almost as if they are expecting the end of the world and instead of trying to stave off the end, they want to take as much as they can before it all circles down the drain.

In the meanwhile, how are the rest of us going to be able to make amends for the destruction they have sown when they have poisoned hope for reconciliation perhaps for generations?

If we turn things around who is going to believe us? Who will believe that we have become honorable?

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It's long past time for US Americans to sit down and STFU.

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Worth noting that the massive buildup of military spending generally associated with Regan actually began with the budgets of Carter.

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