AS THE DUST SETTLES OVER MH 17

 

AN ABOUT FACE- SO WHO BROUGHT DOWN MH 17 REALLY?

Reports coming out of the US this morning now show a change of heart as to who may have been responsible for bringing down MH 17.

Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

They say the passenger jet was likely felled by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and that Russia “created the conditions” for the downing by arming the separatists.

The officials briefed reporters on Tuesday under ground rules that their names not be used in discussing intelligence related to last week’s air disaster, which killed 298 people.

They said they did not know if any Russians were present at the missile launch, and they wouldn’t say that the missile crew was trained in Russia.

This is a far departure from the very shrill bellicose rhetoric used by the US and its allies including Holland and Australia about who brought down the Malaysian airliner. They were so very sure then that it was a Russian conspiracy and the attack against Russia was being led by its illegitimate new ruler Poroshenko and  Arseniyev both virulent anti Russian individuals known to be on the payroll of Oligarchs who now live comfortably abroad.

NO SANCTIONS AGAINST RUSSIA – FRANCE AND GERMANY

The French who have been relatively silent about who did what to MH 17 also have one of the more powerful and reliable intelligence services in Europe. They have finally broken their silence over the anti Russian tirades coming out of Europe and the US this week over MH 17.

It was the clearest signal yet from Paris that they are not part of this hastily cobbled conspiracy against the Russians in an effort to protect a US/ European strategy to demonise then encircle Russia,  

France’s response has been to go through with the controversial deal to sell a helicopter carrier ship “Mistral” to Russia despite the Ukraine crisis. And its decision to do so came only hours after British Prime Minister David Cameron said it would be “unthinkable” for France to fulfill such an order.

Hollande is not backing down. He is delivering the first (ship) despite the fact he is being asked not to,” Jean-Christophe Cambadelis, head of Hollande’s ruling Socialist Party, told I-Tele television on Tuesday.

This is a false debate led by hypocrites … When you see how many (Russian) oligarchs have sought refuge in London, David Cameron should start by cleaning up his own backyard.” “Just because the Americans say ‘jump’ we shouldn’t jump,” Xavier Bertrand, a former minister under Sarkozy and senior member of his conservative opposition UMP party, told France Inter radio. “France’s word, its signature, must be respected.”

President Barack Obama expressed concerns about the “Mistral” contract in June because of Russia’s support for separatists in eastern Ukraine.

The wrangling over the warships highlights the difficulties the 28-member European Union has had in agreeing a joint line on dealing with Russia, a major gas supplier to countries such as Germany and Italy, as well as to central Europe.

MALAYSIA’S OPPORTUNITY TO STAND OUT AS AN INDEPENDENT NATION

Malaysia like all other civilized nations has an obligation to carpet the British and American Ambassadors along with the Australians to demand they explain their conduct and hand over their “intelligence” over the downing of MH 17 and demand answers from each of them.

The disinformation campaign (a euphemism for propaganda of lies) has been flowing thick and fast. It appears to be undeniable now that 289 people could have been sacrificed to provide a western smoke screen for the barbaric Israeli incursion and attacks in Gaza against Palestinians of all religions classes colours and creeds.

Only a few days ago Britain, Holland and the US were certain along with Ukraine that the Russians were responsible for the downing  of MH 17. They must now come out with their “intelligence” to back those claims or apologise and tell the truth. Malaysia has a stake in the whole affair as it was a Malaysian aircraft and crew that was murdered by people the west say they have identified as perpetrators.

Malaysia has the single greatest opportunity to show the world leadership at a time of crisis. The opportunity has been handed to it by a European American miscalculation by an act of their barbarity in shooting down a Malaysian Airliner with all its passengers aboard. Malaysia is in a position to demand answers from each of the Obama Administration, David Cameron, Tony Abbot and Mark Rutte over the MH 17 affair.

As an Islamic nation it has the moral high ground to demand answers. It has also the right to demand if MH 17 was a smokescreen used to cover the west’s indulgence of Israel’s incursion into Gaza seeing as no other Islamic nation has the moral clout it seems or the proverbials between their political legs to do so. If it does not, it remains a two bit excuse for foreign investment, devoid of political, moral and policy independence.

All Arab states (and Turkey) without exception have proved to be an insult to Islam, an anachronism where their connection and claims to represent Islam and humanity are concerned. Beginning with Saudi Arabia and the Saudi Royals with their un Islamic excesses these nations have reduced Islam and the words of the Prophet (PBUH) into a cash cow and a justification for indulging in every known excess and vice on earth.

Apart from Malaysia and its Muslims there are very few (if any ) in any other state that could call themselves Islamic and point to their conduct and lives to justify it. The Arabs themselves speak highly in praise of Malaysia and its Muslims and their examples as such. The Muslim world now needs a leader. Malaysia and Najib should step up to the plate now or forever lose the opportunity that God (or fate by MH 17) has delivered to them on a silver platter.

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4 Responses to “AS THE DUST SETTLES OVER MH 17”
  1. Ashari Hamdan says:

    GRK,

    Don’t bank on any hard and blunt question/s for Malaysia or Najib for that matter to ask the WEST ie. US or UK for any answers about MH370 and now MH17?

    The US in particular have an axe to grind after its failure to disloddge Assad (with Russia steadfast behind Syria) and installed its puppet.

    Malaysia is the pawn in-between. Well at least there will be closure for MH17 but what about MH370, 2 years or 30 years until all information are declassified?

    Allah help us.

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    • grkumar says:

      The almighty will help us all indeed only when we are prepared to help ourselves a little. He gave us the means to do so. In a way I am saying to the PM as are many other Malaysians “Go on surprise us. Go on demolish all those myths about you and BN”>

      At the end of the day rather than simply become a part of the BN Mural in an UMNO building, let each leader do more for posterity and his contribution to the nation and its development by taking that courageous and bold step. Mahathir did it in many ways although he stepped on many toes in the process.

      Lee Kuan Yew shocked the Americans in the 1960’s during the heat of the communist threat when he caught the CIA with radio short wave equipment in the Goodwood hotel transmitting information about Singapore to their nearest base. That was the CIA.

      The US changed their relationship with the man and his country and learned to respect him a bit more.

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  2. IT Shiess says:

    Good article GRK!

    If Russia is “guilty” of providing the separatists surface-to-air missiles to defend themselves against Ukraine military attack, how about the U.S. which provides Israel the planes, missiles and bombs to attack and kill Palestinians in Gaza?

    That’s what the U.S. and western imeprialist newsmedia and “alternative” media in Malaysia and their commentator groupies conveniently ignore.

    I’m increasingly sickened by how these liberal imperialist., Pro Pakatan Rakyat “alternative” media slyly twist every report to try to blame Russia, whilst conveniently forgetting Gaza.

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    • grkumar says:

      Well if supplying arms to any side in any conflict results in culpability
      of the supplier for the criminality of the end user, the whole industrialised
      world is guilty of war crimes in one war or the other.

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