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 Takes on the World 
 
 Commentary
 Host Jeff Blankfort
 Jeff Blankfort  
 For non-profit use only.
Blankfort revisits previous commentary, noting how US orchestrated coup in Ukraine and DNC sabotaging of Sanders’ campaign have been erased by liberals who have adopted anti-Russian line of the PNAC neocons that illustrates their intellectual dishonesty.

As example he quotes from New Yorker article, “Trump, Putin, and the New Cold War,” in which Victoria Nuland’s “Fuck the EU” comment to US Ukraine ambassador Geoff Pyatt in tapped conversation is cited as example of Russia’s playing dirty, ignoring part of conversation in which Nuland tells Pyatt who should be the next Ukraine prime minister and that's who it turned out to be. Even the BBC's Jonathan Marcus, who he quotes, thought that more important.

He then quotes from article by neocon guru and PNAC co-founder Robert Kagan on Republicans being soft on Russia and calling, like the liberals, for a special investigation of Russia's election meddling. He then recounts history of PNAC's role in fabricating false intelligence on Iraq WMD's to justify the war.

Next Blankfort examines world's longest running farce, the Israel-Palestine “peace process” beginning with the background of David Friedman, Trump's bankruptcy lawyer and uber Zionist as ambassadorial appointment to Israel and the money he has given and raised for right wing Jewish settlement, Beit El, and does the same for Trump son-in-law Jared Kershner.

He then cites a NPR report on another Trump lawyer, Jason Greenblatt's meeting with Mahmoud Abbas and exposes Abbas's history as a traitor, beginning with the Oslo Agreement and the role of the Palestinian Authority in suppressing Palestinian resistance to Israeli occupation, claiming that his and Arafat's betrayal at Oslo and agreeing to allow Israel to occupy 60% of the West Bank is unmatched in the history of people's struggles.

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00:16:43 English 2017-03-15
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