TEHRAN – A former candidate for the US Senate says that American liberal democracy is converting to a totalitarian system like the former Soviet Union.
“I saw a Russia Today article from June 24 quoting Sergei Naryshkin, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, saying that the United States presented as a ‘model of liberal democracy is rapidly transforming into a totalitarian regime reminiscent of the former Soviet Union. “Mark Dankof told The Tehran Times.
“I totally agree with this as the development of a national police state and the ‘irremovability of oligarchic elites’,” Dankof notes.
Late Tuesday, the websites of a number of Iranian media outlets, including English-language Press TV and Arabic-language Al Alam, as well as regional media close to the resistance movement were seized by the United States. This decision cast a long shadow over the claims of free speech propagated by Washington.
Observers believe that the United States’ loss of control over other narratives has forced it to take such action against the Iranian media in order to resolve their immediate problems.
“These elites want a world government that they control in its entirety, with global surveillance, military coercion, economic blackmail, control of fiat currency, control of the media and subversion of nation states and cultures, the weapons used to achieve it. », Remarks Dankof. .
Here is the text of the interview:
Q: What is the US goal of removing Iranian news sites as well as Yemeni and Iraqi sites?
A: It is clear that the United States government has taken action against Press TV and these other media because three things resulted from their broadcasting operations deemed intolerable by American policymakers and their allies in the mainstream media and the media. social media conglomerates:
1. Exposing the degree of control of the Zionist neoconservatives and the Israel lobby over every branch of the US government and media;
2. Exposing the quagmire of endless US military operations in the Middle East (West Asia) which have been a dismal failure and which are based on a complete package of lies used to justify the unjustifiable in Iran, in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, Palestine, Gaza, Lebanon and Ukraine;
3. Exposing the existence of informed and articulate dissidents of these reprehensible policies at both ends of the political spectrum in the United States and Europe.
Press TV has been particularly effective in bringing information and analysis to the English-speaking public and readers that was not otherwise available in the American and Western media. The American Empire finds this intolerable, either in exposing its lies about Iran, Palestine, Syria, Ukraine, Putin’s Russia, Venezuela and Colombia, and China, or in the divisions. that thrive in American society on the empire’s foreign policy, its management of the economy, and an emerging public polarization on cultural and social issues that can no longer be hidden.
I saw a Russia Today article from June 24 quoting Sergei Naryshkin, the head of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service, saying that the United States presented as a “model of liberal democracy” is rapidly turning into a totalitarian regime reminiscent of the former Soviet Union. . I absolutely agree with that. Naryshkin spoke of media monopolies, the development of a national police state and the “irremovability of oligarchic elites”. These elites want a world government that they control in its entirety, with global surveillance, military coercion, economic blackmail, control of fiat currency, control of the media and subversion of nation states and cultures, the weapons used to achieve it.
Media like Press TV threaten this totalitarian program and state of mind. This is the reason for the attempts to destroy its influence.
I agree with what Dr Ahmad Ali-Akbari told Ekaterina Blinova of Sputnik International on June 23 when he called Washington’s calls for free speech “a tissue of lies.”
Q: Western powers always try to portray Iran and the axis of resistance as anti-freedom. Now they have launched a propaganda campaign claiming that the Iranian president-elect is a hard-line supporter. How can they justify this paradox when they ban Iranian media?
A: They cannot plausibly justify the paradox. In fact, if I were an Iranian, I would have voted for a “hard and fast”. No other vote makes sense. Rouhani negotiated in good faith with the West the JCPOA / P5 + 1. The result was the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the agreement, the imposition of draconian economic sanctions on Iran for respecting the terms of the agreement, the assassinations of Soleimani and Fakhrizadeh, and the public claim of these. crimes by the 45th president of the United States and the Mossad, respectively. The current US administration is as much a Zionist monolith as the previous one. Will Iran just sit back and allow its own destruction? Of course not.
Fortunately, Putin remains a friend and staunch ally, as he has been with Syria. The recent demise of Biden and NATO from a direct confrontation with Russia in the Donbass while using Zelensky as a laughable surrogate tiger in the region underlines that the Iranian backbone with Russian support in a crisis would demonstrate that in a showdown, Biden would join Zelensky in a routine at the Comedy Club in Kiev. Another example of what happens when a bully calls their bluff in someone else’s neighborhood is the British HMS Defender flight from the Black Sea region near Crimea. Hold on to Tehran.
Q: How does the American-Zionist media shape stereotypes in the minds of the Western public?
A: The long term strategy has always been to portray the United States and Israel as beacons of light amidst Islamic jihadist darkness and repression. It is becoming more and more difficult to maintain precisely because media like Press TV have daily denounced American and Israeli crimes in Gaza, Palestine, East Jerusalem, Iran, Syria, Ukraine, Iraq, Afghanistan. , Venezuela and Colombia, among others. More importantly, the cost of these miserable efforts of the empire bankrupt the United States economically and politically, and in effect weakens a United States military in terms of its excessive expansion and unnecessary spending in the wars of occupation and counterinsurgency to the detriment of the modernization of weapons. through research and supply. For example, Russia’s development and acquisition of hypersonic missiles has rendered the US Navy’s aircraft carrier-based power projection model obsolete, at a small fraction of the cost. The balance of political and military power is shifting against the United States and the West towards Russia and China in favor of Iran. This is why the Zio-American rhetorical hysteria towards the three is rapidly increasing. The US government’s anti-press TV actions, as well as Google, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., must be understood in this larger context.
Q: How do you assess Raisi’s victory in the Iranian presidential election? What are its implications for the West?
A: This is a positive development for Iran as it shows the absolute failure of a Zionist-neo-conservative foreign policy based on coercion and force, and what is possible when criminals are confronted with to resolute resistance. What has been demonstrated by Assad in Syria, the Houthis in Yemen and the Russian determination against NATO threats and deployments, is shown by Iran in this election of a so-called “hard-line” Who is presumably defined as anyone who does not lie down for the Israeli-American-Saudi-British destruction of Iran as a sovereign nation-state.
Q: Do you think the Biden administration is ready to negotiate with the new Iranian administration?
A: No, not in good faith. Anthony Blinken, Wendy Sherman and Victoria Nuland are the Zionist-Jewish trio in charge of Biden’s foreign policy team. The simple fact that Blinken insisted on attaching conditions to the reinstatement of the United States in the JCPOA illustrates this point. The US government and its Zionist media moguls have yet to realize that Biden’s failure to keep his campaign promises on the JCPOA guaranteed the results of the subsequent Iranian election. This result was Iran’s best choice. Unfortunately, the murders of Soleimani and Fakhrizadeh illustrate how little US-Iranian relations have changed since Operation Ajax in 1953. But 1953 is not 2021. The change in the balance of power that I talked about more early in this conversation illustrates this truth. And there is absolutely nothing the American Empire and Israel can do about it, as both continue to move towards the disappearance of history in the advancement of the 21st century.